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Insurance Average Salaries in Mauritania 2020

How much money does a person working in Insurance make in Mauritania?


Average Monthly Salary
19,900 MRO
( 239,000 MRO yearly)

LOW
7,400
MRO
AVERAGE
19,900
MRO
HIGH
38,500
MRO

A person working in Insurance in Mauritania typically earns around 19,900 MRO per month. Salaries range from 7,400 MRO (lowest average) to 38,500 MRO (highest average, actual maximum salary is higher).

This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Salaries vary drastically between different Insurance 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
Actuarial Analyst28,200 MRO
Actuarial Assistant18,700 MRO
Actuary27,800 MRO
Adjustment Insurance Clerk7,580 MRO
Assistant Broker12,400 MRO
Assistant Claims Manager22,300 MRO
Associate Insurance Representative10,400 MRO
Auditing Insurance Manager31,400 MRO
Broker20,500 MRO
Claim Advocacy Professional20,800 MRO
Claims Adjuster7,370 MRO
Claims Analyst10,700 MRO
Claims Examiner10,000 MRO
Claims Manager28,200 MRO
Claims Processor7,700 MRO
Claims Representative8,730 MRO
Claims Resolution Specialist20,900 MRO
Claims Supervisor19,200 MRO
Complaints Specialist18,500 MRO
Compliance Officer16,500 MRO
Consultant20,400 MRO
Eligibility Specialist20,200 MRO
Insurance Account Manager23,700 MRO
Insurance Accounts Executive21,400 MRO
Insurance Agent12,400 MRO
Insurance Analyst20,400 MRO
Insurance Appraiser20,500 MRO
Insurance Claims Clerk7,130 MRO
Insurance Examiner18,200 MRO
Insurance Investigator19,400 MRO
Insurance Manager34,200 MRO
Insurance Operations Manager34,000 MRO
Insurance Policy Processing Clerk7,190 MRO
Insurance Pricing Assistant15,600 MRO
Insurance Program Manager26,300 MRO
Insurance Project Manager26,100 MRO
Insurance Quality Assurance Agent17,200 MRO
Insurance Sales Agent11,900 MRO
Insurance Sales Director32,400 MRO
Insurance Team Leader21,600 MRO
Insurance Underwriter15,400 MRO
Loss Control Specialist19,100 MRO
Loss Prevention Investigator21,300 MRO
Loss Prevention Manager27,900 MRO
Loss Prevention Specialist21,200 MRO
Marine Underwriter14,400 MRO
Medical Auditor20,200 MRO
Monitoring and Performance Officer13,500 MRO
Payment Services Specialist20,500 MRO
Policy Change Director30,600 MRO
Policy Change Supervisor21,900 MRO
Policy Change Technician10,200 MRO
Risk Analyst22,800 MRO
Risk Management Director37,100 MRO
Risk Management Supervisor24,800 MRO
Risk Manager38,300 MRO
Risk Modeling Manager35,900 MRO
Title Insurance Typist17,600 MRO
Training Manager21,600 MRO

Insurance Jobs Salary Distribution in Mauritania

Median and salary distribution monthly Mauritania Insurance
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The median, the maximum, the minimum, and the range

  • Salary Range

    Insurance salaries in Mauritania range from 7,400 MRO per month (minimum average salary) to 38,500 MRO per month (maximum average salary, actual maximum is higher).

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 19,900 MRO per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Insurance are earning less than 19,900 MRO while the other half are earning more than 19,900 MRO. 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 Insurance are earning less than 12,300 MRO while 75% of them are earning more than 12,300 MRO. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Insurance are earning less than 29,200 MRO while 25% are earning more than 29,200 MRO.


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 Mauritania costs anywhere from 99,400 Ouguiya(s) to 298,000 Ouguiya(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.

Insurance Salary Comparison By Gender

Salary comparison by gender monthly Mauritania Insurance
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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 Mauritania who work in Insurance earn 7% more than their female counterparts on average.

Male
20,500 MRO
Female-7%
19,200 MRO
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Comparison By Gender in Mauritania for all Careers

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Insurance Average Annual Salary Increment Percentage in Mauritania

How much are annual salary increments in Mauritania for Insurance professionals? How often do employees get salary raises?

Insurance

Insurance professionals in Mauritania are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 6% every 27 months. The national average annual increment for all professions combined is 5% granted to employees every 28 months.

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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.

Mauritania / 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 Mauritania is 2%.

Annual Increment Rate By Industry 2019

Banking
1%
Energy
2%
Information Technology
3%
Healthcare
4%
Travel
5%
Construction
6%
Education
7%

Listed above are the average annual increase rates for each industry in Mauritania 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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Insurance Bonus and Incentive Rates in Mauritania

How much and how often are bonuses being awarded?Annual Salary Bonus Rate Mauritania Insurance
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Insurance 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.

65% of surveyed staff in Insurance reported that they haven't received any bonuses or incentives in the previous year while 35% said that they received at least one form of monetary bonus.

Those who got bonuses reported rates ranging from 3% to 6% of their annual salary.

Received Bonus
35%
No Bonus
65%

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.

Insurance Hourly Average Wage in Mauritania


120 MRO per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Mauritania is 120 MRO. This means that the average person in Mauritania earns approximately 120 MRO 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.

Insurance VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Insurance and Insurance monthly Mauritania
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The average salary for Insurance is 0% more than that of All Jobs.

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 Mauritania earn 11% more than their private sector counterparts on average across all sectors.

Private Sector
18,700 MRO
Public Sector+11%
20,700 MRO
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

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