How much money does a person working in Nakuru make?
128,538 KES per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Nakuru typically earns around 128,538 KES per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits.
Salaries differ drasticly between different jobs. If you are interested in the salary of a particular job, see below for salaries for specific job titles.
Distribution of Salaries in Nakuru | All Jobs
Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles
Salaries in Nakuru range between 17,398 KES per month (minimum salary) to 569,186 KES per month (maximum salary).
The median salary is 129,824 KES per month, which means that half (50%) of the population are earning less than 129,824 KES while the other half are earning more than 129,824 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.
Closely related to the median are two values: the 25th and the 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of the population are earning less than 66,250 KES while 75% of them are earning more than 66,250 KES. Also from the diagram, 75% of the population are earning less than 356,495 KES while 25% are earning more than 356,495 KES.
What is the difference between the median and the average salary? What should you be looking at?
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 plently of room for improvement. If your wage is in between the average and median, then things can be a bit confusing. We have written a guide to explain all the different senarios. How to compare your salary
Salary Trend and Forecast in Nakuru
How are Nakuru salaries changing over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary over the past few years.
|Average Salary 2016|| = |
|Average Salary 2017|| +4% |
|Average Salary 2018|| +3% |
|Average Salary 2019|| +2% |
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Salaries in Nakuru are on the rise in the year 2019 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2019 are 2% higher than those of 2018. The trend suggests a slow yet continous increase in pay in 2020 and future years. These numbers differ slightly from industry to another.
Salaries for popular jobs
|Administrative Assistant||61,057 KES|
|Biomedical Engineer||100,612 KES|
|CAD Drafter||92,772 KES|
|Chartered Accountant||102,714 KES|
|Chief Executive Officer||269,313 KES|
|Chief Financial Officer||239,617 KES|
|Civil Engineer||107,070 KES|
|Computer Technician||93,110 KES|
|Creative Director||123,647 KES|
|Developer / Programmer||102,817 KES|
|Electrical Engineer||122,614 KES|
|Elementary School Teacher||80,533 KES|
|Executive Chef||106,743 KES|
|Flight Attendant||107,211 KES|
|General Manager||212,867 KES|
|Graphic Designer||81,034 KES|
|Hotel Manager||181,552 KES|
|Human Resources Manager||165,587 KES|
|Internal Auditor||129,020 KES|
|Legal Assistant||82,258 KES|
|Mechanical Engineer||120,368 KES|
|Police Officer||97,602 KES|
|Project Manager||132,064 KES|
|Sales Manager||195,556 KES|
|Sales Representative||80,791 KES|
|Secondary School Teacher||103,367 KES|
|Travel Agent||102,283 KES|
|Waiter / Waitress||75,018 KES|
Average Hourly Wage in Nakuru | All Jobs
742 KES per hour
Average Hourly Wage
The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Nakuru | All Jobs is 742 KES. This means that the average person in Nakuru earns approximatly 742 KES for every worked hour.
Hourly Wage = Annual Salary ÷ ( 52 x 5 x 8 )
The hourly wage is the salary paid in one working 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 annual vacation allowance. The figures mentioned above are good approximation and they are considered to the be the standard.
Nakuru VS Kenya
We compared salaries in Nakuru and Kenya and we found that Nakuru salaries are 13% less than those of Kenya.
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