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Human Resources Average Salaries in Mombasa 2020

How much money does a person working in Human Resources make in Mombasa?


Average Monthly Salary
151,000 KES
( 1,820,000 KES yearly)

LOW
64,300
KES
AVERAGE
151,000
KES
HIGH
262,000
KES

A person working in Human Resources in Mombasa typically earns around 151,000 KES per month. Salaries range from 64,300 KES (lowest average) to 262,000 KES (highest average, actual maximum salary is higher).

This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Salaries vary drastically between different Human Resources careers. If you are interested in the salary of a particular job, see below for salaries for specific job titles.

Salaries for specific jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Benefits Administrator101,000 KES
Benefits Analyst119,000 KES
Benefits Manager199,000 KES
Chief People Officer255,000 KES
Compensation Analyst116,000 KES
Compensation and Benefits Manager191,000 KES
Compensation and Benefits Officer86,600 KES
Compensation Manager194,000 KES
Corporate Director of Human Resources262,000 KES
Corporate Trainer127,000 KES
Employee Benefits Administrator143,000 KES
Employee Communications Manager180,000 KES
Employee Development Specialist170,000 KES
Employee Engagement Specialist168,000 KES
Employee Health and Wellness Administrator156,000 KES
Employee Performance Specialist125,000 KES
Employee Relations Manager173,000 KES
Employee Relations Practitioner180,000 KES
Employee Services Manager171,000 KES
Employment Advice Worker74,600 KES
Employment Interviewer119,000 KES
Employment Service Specialist96,700 KES
Employment Services Coordinator109,000 KES
Enrollment Counselor160,000 KES
Equal Opportunity Representative124,000 KES
Executive Human Capital Management255,000 KES
Executive Recruiter169,000 KES
Expatriate Administration Manager161,000 KES
Expatriate Administration Supervisor119,000 KES
Global Mobility Manager210,000 KES
Headhunter177,000 KES
Health Benefits Coordinator97,900 KES
HRIS Analyst88,200 KES
HRIS Manager150,000 KES
HRIS Supervisor84,900 KES
Human Resources Administration Specialist101,000 KES
Human Resources Administrator106,000 KES
Human Resources Advisor170,000 KES
Human Resources Analyst143,000 KES
Human Resources Assessor90,200 KES
Human Resources Assistant Manager184,000 KES
Human Resources Associate62,800 KES
Human Resources Consultant190,000 KES
Human Resources Data Analytics Manager146,000 KES
Human Resources Generalist121,000 KES
Human Resources Manager227,000 KES
Human Resources Officer95,100 KES
Human Resources Representative96,800 KES
Human Resources Section Head159,000 KES
Human Resources Superintendent90,100 KES
Human Resources Training Executive170,000 KES
Industrial Organizational Psychologist212,000 KES
Job Evaluation Specialist163,000 KES
Labor Relations Director187,000 KES
Labor Relations Manager184,000 KES
Labor Relations Specialist90,500 KES
Learning and Development Manager200,000 KES
Occupational Health and Safety Officer89,900 KES
Organizational Development Consultant196,000 KES
Organizational Development Manager214,000 KES
Organizational Development Specialist105,000 KES
Payroll Assistant79,600 KES
Payroll Supervisor98,600 KES
People Development Officer118,000 KES
Personnel Officer69,400 KES
Records Clerk62,600 KES
Records Manager101,000 KES
Recruiter164,000 KES
Recruiting Coordinator85,900 KES
Recruiting Manager221,000 KES
Recruitment Consultant159,000 KES
Recruitment Officer96,400 KES
Recruitment Supervisor131,000 KES
Research Associate79,000 KES
SAP Resource Manager164,000 KES
Talent Acquisition Specialist136,000 KES
Talent Management Officer103,000 KES
Training and Development Section Head171,000 KES
Training Executive190,000 KES
Training Officer82,800 KES

Human Resources Jobs Salary Distribution in Mombasa

Median and salary distribution monthly Mombasa Human Resources
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The median, the maximum, the minimum, and the range

  • Salary Range

    Human Resources salaries in Mombasa range from 64,300 KES per month (minimum average salary) to 262,000 KES per month (maximum average salary, actual maximum is higher).

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 163,000 KES per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Human Resources are earning less than 163,000 KES while the other half are earning more than 163,000 KES. The median represents the middle salary value. Generally speaking, you would want to be on the right side of the graph with the group earning more than the median salary.

  • Percentiles

    Closely related to the median are two values: the 25th and the 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of people working in Human Resources are earning less than 103,000 KES while 75% of them are earning more than 103,000 KES. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Human Resources are earning less than 230,000 KES while 25% are earning more than 230,000 KES.


What is the difference between the median and the average salary?

Both are indicators. If your salary is higher than both of the average and the median then you are doing very well. If your salary is lower than both, then many people are earning more than you and there is plenty of room for improvement. If your wage is between the average and the median, then things can be a bit complicated. We wrote a guide to explain all about the different scenarios. How to compare your salary

Salary Comparison by Years of Experience

How does a person's salary progress over time?

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The experience level is the most important factor in determining the salary. Naturally the more years of experience the higher the wage.

Generally speaking, employees having experience from two to five years earn on average 32% more than freshers and juniors across all industries and disciplines.

Professionals with experience of more than five years tend to earn on average 36% more than those with five years or less of work experience.


Change in salary based on experience varies drastically from one location to another and depends hugely on the career field as well. The data displayed here is the combined average of many different jobs. To view accurate figures, choose a specific job title.

As you hit the ten years mark, the salary increases by 21% and an additional 14% for those who have crossed the 15 years mark.

Those figures are presented as guidelines only. The numbers become more significant if you consider one job title at a time.

On average, a person's salary doubles their starting salary by the time they cross the 10 years* experience mark.
* Based on the average change in salary over time. Salary variations differ from person to person.

Salary Comparison By Education

How does the education level affect your salary?

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It is well known that higher education equals a bigger salary, but how much more money can a degree add to your income? We compared the salaries of professionals at the same level but with different college degrees levels across many jobs, below are our findings.


Change in salary based on education varies drastically from one location to another and depends hugely on the career field as well. The data displayed here is the combined average of multiple jobs. To view accurate figures, choose a specific job title.

Workers with a certificate or diploma earn on average 17% more than their peers who only reached the high school level.

Employees who earned a Bachelor's Degree earn 24% more than those who only managed to attain a cerificate or diploma.

Professionals who attained a Master's Degree are awarded salaries that are 29% more than those with a Bachelor's Degree.

Finally, PhD holders earn 23% more than Master's Degree holders on average while doing the same job.


Is a Master's degree or an MBA worth it? Should you pursue higher education?

A Master's degree program or any post-graduate program in Kenya costs anywhere from 734,000 Kenyan Shilling(s) to 2,200,000 Kenyan Shilling(s) and lasts approximately two years. That is quite an investment.

You can't really expect any salary increases during the study period, assuming you already have a job. In most cases, a salary review is conducted once education is completed and the degree has been attained.

Many people pursue higher education as a tactic to switch into a higher paying job. The numbers seem to support this tactic. The average increase in compensation while changing jobs is approximately 10% more than the customary salary increment.

The decision really depends on your situation and experience among many other factors. Putting all variables aside, if you can afford the costs of higher education then the return on investment is definitely worth it. You should be able to recover the costs in roughly a year or so.

Human Resources Salary Comparison By Gender

Salary comparison by gender monthly Kenya Human Resources
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Though gender should not have an effect on pay, in reality, it does. So who gets paid more: men or women? Male employees in Kenya who work in Human Resources earn 10% more than their female counterparts on average.

Male
147,000 KES
Female-9%
134,000 KES
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Comparison By Gender in Kenya for all Careers

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Human Resources Average Annual Salary Increment Percentage in Kenya

How much are annual salary increments in Kenya for Human Resources professionals? How often do employees get salary raises?

Human Resources

Human Resources professionals in Kenya are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 5% every 28 months. The national average annual increment for all professions combined is 4% granted to employees every 29 months.

Annual Salary Increment Rate Kenya Human Resources
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The figures provided here are averages of numbers. Those figures should be taken as general guidelines. Salary increments will vary from person to person and depend on many factors, but your performance and contribution to the success of the organization remain the most important factors in determining how much and how often you will be granted a raise.

Kenya / All Professions

The term 'Annual Salary Increase' usually refers to the increase in 12 calendar month period, but because it is rarely that people get their salaries reviewed exactly on the one year mark, it is more meaningful to know the frequency and the rate at the time of the increase.

How to calculate the salary increment percentage?

The annual salary Increase in a calendar year (12 months) can be easily calculated as follows: Annual Salary Increase = Increase Rate x 12 ÷ Increase Frequency

The average salary increase in one year (12 months) in Kenya is 2%.

Annual Increment Rate By Industry 2019

Banking
3%
Energy
6%
Information Technology
9%
Healthcare
3%
Travel
6%
Construction
9%
Education
3%

Listed above are the average annual increase rates for each industry in Kenya for the year 2019. Companies within thriving industries tend to provide higher and more frequent raises. Exceptions do exist, but generally speaking, the situation of any company is closely related to the economic situation in the country or region. These figures tend to change frequently.


Worldwide Salary Raises: All Countries and All Jobs

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Human Resources Bonus and Incentive Rates in Kenya

How much and how often are bonuses being awarded?Annual Salary Bonus Rate Kenya Human Resources
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Human Resources is considered to be a moderate bonus-based field due to the generally limited involvement in direct revenue generation, with exceptions of course. The people who get the highest bonuses are usually somehow involved in the revenue generation cycle.

67% of surveyed staff in Human Resources reported that they haven't received any bonuses or incentives in the previous year while 33% said that they received at least one form of monetary bonus.

Those who got bonuses reported rates ranging from 3% to 5% of their annual salary.

Received Bonus
33%
No Bonus
67%

Types of Bonuses Considered

Individual Performance-Based Bonuses

The most standard form of bonus where the employee is awarded based on their exceptional performance.

Company Performance Bonuses

Occasionally, some companies like to celebrate excess earnings and profits with their staff collectively in the form of bonuses that are granted to everyone. The amount of the bonus will probably be different from person to person depending on their role within the organization.

Goal-Based Bonuses

Granted upon achieving an important goal or milestone.

Holiday / End of Year Bonuses

These types of bonuses are given without a reason and usually resemble an appreciation token.

Bonuses Are Not Commissions!

People tend to confuse bonuses with commissions. A commission is a prefixed rate at which someone gets paid for items sold or deals completed while a bonus is in most cases arbitrary and unplanned.


What makes a position worthy of good bonuses and a high salary?

The main two types of jobs

Revenue GeneratorsSupporting Cast

Employees that are directly involved in generating revenue or profit for the organization. Their field of expertise usually matches the type of business.

Employees that support and facilitate the work of revenue generators. Their expertise is usually different from that of the core business operations.

Example:
A graphics designer working for a graphics designing company.

Example:
A graphic designer in the marketing department of a hospital.


Revenue generators usually get more and higher bonuses, higher salaries, and more frequent salary increments. The reason is quite simple: it is easier to quantify your value to the company in monetary terms when you participate in revenue generation.

Try to work for companies where your skills can generate revenue. We can't all generate revenue and that's perfectly fine.

Bonus Comparison by Seniority Level

Top management personnel and senior employees naturally exhibit higher bonus rates and frequencies than juniors. This is very predictable due to the inherent responsibilities of being higher in the hierarchy. People in top positions can easily get double or triple bonus rates than employees down the pyramid.

Human Resources Hourly Average Wage in Mombasa


870 KES per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Mombasa is 870 KES. This means that the average person in Mombasa earns approximately 870 KES for every worked hour.


Hourly Wage = Annual Salary ÷ ( 52 x 5 x 8 )

The hourly wage is the salary paid in one worked hour. Usually jobs are classified into two categories: salaried jobs and hourly jobs. Salaried jobs pay a fix amount regardless of the hours worked. Hourly jobs pay per worked hour. To convert salary into hourly wage the above formula is used (assuming 5 working days in a week and 8 working hours per day which is the standard for most jobs). The hourly wage calculation may differ slightly depending on the worked hours per week and the annual vacation allowance. The figures mentioned above are good approximations and are considered to be the standard. One major difference between salaried employees and hourly paid employees is overtime eligibility. Salaried employees are usually exempt from overtime as opposed to hourly paid staff.

Human Resources VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Human Resources and Human Resources monthly Mombasa
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The average salary for Human Resources is 5% less than that of All Jobs.

Mombasa VS Kenya

Salary Comparison Between Mombasa and Kenya monthly Human Resources
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We compared Human Resources salaries in Mombasa and Kenya and we found that Mombasa salaries are 9% more than those of Kenya.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Kisumu135,000 KES
Mombasa151,000 KES
Nairobi166,000 KES

Government vs Private Sector Salary Comparison

Where can you get paid more, working for a private company or for the government? Public sector employees in Kenya earn 14% more than their private sector counterparts on average across all sectors.

Private Sector
140,000 KES
Public Sector+14%
159,000 KES
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

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