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# Average Salary in Thika 2019

## How much money does a person working in Thika make?

117,447 KES per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Thika typically earns around 117,447 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 Thika | All Jobs

### Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

Salaries in Thika range between 15,897 KES per month (minimum salary) to 520,071 KES per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 119,796 KES per month, which means that half (50%) of the population are earning less than 119,796 KES while the other half are earning more than 119,796 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 61,062 KES while 75% of them are earning more than 61,062 KES. Also from the diagram, 75% of the population are earning less than 332,731 KES while 25% are earning more than 332,731 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 Thika

### How are Thika salaries changing over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary over the past few years.

 Average Salary 2016 = 107,172 KES Average Salary 2017 +4% 111,137 KES Average Salary 2018 +3% 114,582 KES Average Salary 2019 +3% 117,447 KES
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Salaries in Thika are on the rise in the year 2019 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2019 are 3% 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

 Job Title Average Salary
 Accountant 85,460 KES Administrative Assistant 62,967 KES Architect 110,017 KES Attorney 172,404 KES Biomedical Engineer 102,674 KES CAD Drafter 92,772 KES Cashier 65,282 KES Chartered Accountant 106,898 KES Chef 100,510 KES Chief Executive Officer 266,584 KES Chief Financial Officer 254,624 KES Civil Engineer 103,796 KES Computer Technician 92,186 KES Creative Director 122,419 KES Dentist 294,349 KES Developer / Programmer 106,000 KES Electrical Engineer 121,432 KES Elementary School Teacher 82,201 KES Engineer 112,746 KES Executive Chef 108,865 KES Flight Attendant 101,981 KES General Manager 214,990 KES Graphic Designer 84,368 KES Hotel Manager 172,609 KES Human Resources Manager 167,254 KES Internal Auditor 124,048 KES Journalist 123,797 KES Legal Assistant 85,714 KES Mechanical Engineer 115,638 KES Nurse 99,799 KES Pharmacist 140,387 KES Photographer 83,331 KES Pilot 142,575 KES Police Officer 91,872 KES Project Manager 140,250 KES Receptionist 69,173 KES Sales Manager 184,187 KES Sales Representative 76,850 KES Secondary School Teacher 96,470 KES Secretary 67,784 KES Teacher 94,220 KES Teller 84,150 KES Travel Agent 98,342 KES Waiter / Waitress 72,835 KES

## Average Hourly Wage in Thika | All Jobs

678 KES per hour
Average Hourly Wage

### The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Thika | All Jobs is 678 KES. This means that the average person in Thika earns approximatly 678 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.

## Thika VS Kenya

We compared salaries in Thika and Kenya and we found that Thika salaries are 21% less than those of Kenya.

## Salary Comparison By City

 City Average Salary
 Kisumu 143,549 KES Mombasa 161,346 KES Nairobi 176,401 KES
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