## Distribution of Salaries in Mauritius | All Jobs

### 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.

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## 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.

Average Salary 2016 | = | 40,345 MUR |

Average Salary 2017 | +4% | 41,838 MUR |

Average Salary 2018 | +2% | 42,507 MUR |

Average Salary 2019 | +2% | 43,442 MUR |

Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salaries in Mauritius 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.

## 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.