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Average Salary in Mauritius 2020

How much money does a person working in Mauritius make?

43,442 MUR per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Mauritius typically earns around 43,442 MUR 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 Mauritius | All Jobs

Median and salary distribution monthly Mauritius

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

Salaries in Mauritius range between 5,880 MUR per month (minimum salary) to 192,366 MUR per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 42,138 MUR per month, which means that half (50%) of the population are earning less than 42,138 MUR while the other half are earning more than 42,138 MUR. 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 21,608 MUR while 75% of them are earning more than 21,608 MUR. Also from the diagram, 75% of the population are earning less than 110,217 MUR while 25% are earning more than 110,217 MUR.

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 Mauritius

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

Salary trends and forecast monthly Mauritius
Average Salary 2017    =  
40,697 MUR
Average Salary 2018    +2%  
41,348 MUR
Average Salary 2019    +2%  
42,258 MUR
Average Salary 2020    +3%  
43,442 MUR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Salaries in Mauritius are on the rise in the year 2020 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2020 are 3% higher than those of 2019. The trend suggests a slow yet continous increase in pay in 2021 and future years. These numbers differ slightly from industry to another.

Salaries for popular jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Accountant28,533 MUR
Administrative Assistant23,443 MUR
Architect40,227 MUR
Attorney64,188 MUR
Biomedical Engineer36,228 MUR
CAD Drafter31,834 MUR
Cashier24,436 MUR
Chartered Accountant38,775 MUR
Chef34,489 MUR
Chief Executive Officer95,793 MUR
Chief Financial Officer91,294 MUR
Civil Engineer39,838 MUR
Civil Engineer40,110 MUR
Computer Technician31,801 MUR
Creative Director42,230 MUR
Dentist106,771 MUR
Developer / Programmer38,691 MUR
Electrical Engineer43,622 MUR
Elementary School Teacher29,596 MUR
Engineer39,253 MUR
Executive Chef36,152 MUR
Flight Attendant38,290 MUR
General Manager77,843 MUR
Graphic Designer31,203 MUR
Hotel Manager66,118 MUR
Human Resources Manager61,759 MUR
Internal Auditor46,256 MUR
Journalist42,777 MUR
Legal Assistant29,872 MUR
Mechanical Engineer40,624 MUR
Nurse32,573 MUR
Pharmacist48,287 MUR
Photographer29,878 MUR
Pilot51,948 MUR
Police Officer34,039 MUR
Project Manager49,310 MUR
Receptionist29,860 MUR
Receptionist24,371 MUR
Sales Manager66,864 MUR
Sales Representative28,854 MUR
Secondary School Teacher36,635 MUR
Secretary22,346 MUR
Teacher33,056 MUR
Teller29,586 MUR
Travel Agent36,671 MUR
Waiter / Waitress25,441 MUR

Average Hourly Wage in Mauritius | All Jobs

251 MUR per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Mauritius | All Jobs is 251 MUR. This means that the average person in Mauritius earns approximatly 251 MUR 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.

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