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Average Salary in Mauritius 2018

How much money does a person working in Mauritius make?

47,590 MUR per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Mauritius typically earns around 47,590 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

25% of people earn
19,000 MUR
or less
50% of people earn
33,000 MUR
or less
75% of people earn
50,000 MUR
or less
6,000 MUR
33,000 MUR
550,000 MUR

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

Salaries in Mauritius range between 6,000 MUR per month (minimum salary) to 550,000 MUR per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 33,000 MUR per month, which means that half (50%) of the population are earning less than 33,000 MUR while the other half are earning more than 33,000 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 similar values: the 25th and 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of the population are earning less than 19,000 MUR while 75% of them are earning more than 19,000 MUR. Also from the diagram, 75% of the population are earning less than 50,000 MUR while 25% of them are earning more than 50,000 MUR.

What is the difference between the median and the average salary? What should I be looking at?

Both are indicators. If your salary is higher than both 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. You have plently of room for improvement. If your wage is in between the average and median, then things can be a bit confusing. Luckily for you, 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 in Mauritius over the past few years.

Average Salary 2015    =  
44,584 MUR
Average Salary 2016    +2%  
45,654 MUR
Average Salary 2017    +3%  
46,933 MUR
Average Salary 2018    +1%  
47,590 MUR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Salaries in Mauritius are on the rise in the year 2018 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2018 are 1% higher than those of 2017. The trend suggests a slow yet slow continous increase in pay in 2019 and future years. These numbers differ slightly from industry to another.

Average Hourly Wage in Mauritius | All Jobs

244 MUR per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Mauritius | All Jobs is 244 MUR. This means that the average person in Mauritius earns approximatly 244 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 is considered to the be the standard.

Salary Comparison By Job Category (Average Monthly Salary)

Job CategoryAverage Salary
Accounting and Finance42,762 MUR
Administration / Reception / Secretarial29,950 MUR
Advertising / Grapic Design / Event Management31,938 MUR
Airlines / Aviation / Aerospace / Defense50,000 MUR
Architecture70,000 MUR
Banking44,300 MUR
Business Planning19,667 MUR
Cleaning and Housekeeping56,750 MUR
Construction / Building / Installation67,708 MUR
Courier / Delivery / Transport / Drivers10,000 MUR
Customer Service and Call Center13,975 MUR
Electrical and Electronics Trades24,000 MUR
Engineering35,556 MUR
Executive and Management161,732 MUR
Facilities / Maintenance / Repair30,833 MUR
Factory and Manufacturing16,000 MUR
Food /Hospitality / Tourism / Catering32,197 MUR
Fundraising and Non Profit14,000 MUR
Health and Medical23,500 MUR
Human Resources61,878 MUR
Information Technology36,887 MUR
Insurance60,633 MUR
Law Enforcement / Security / Fire30,000 MUR
Legal81,042 MUR
Marketing32,857 MUR
Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment16,500 MUR
Pet Care30,000 MUR
Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology28,000 MUR
Public Relations72,000 MUR
Purchasing and Inventory73,188 MUR
Quality Control and Compliance30,060 MUR
Real Estate45,000 MUR
Recreation and Sports20,000 MUR
Sales Retail and Wholesale38,250 MUR
Science and Technical Services28,000 MUR
Teaching / Education34,833 MUR
Telecommunication67,167 MUR

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Salary Comparison By City (Average Monthly Salary)

CityAverage Salary
Beau Bassin-Rosehill32,359 MUR
Bel Air30,187 MUR
Centre de Flacq24,000 MUR
Curepipe62,778 MUR
Goodlands27,167 MUR
Mahebourg33,333 MUR
Other37,847 MUR
Port Louis58,601 MUR
Quatre Bornes56,292 MUR
St. Pierre18,286 MUR
Triolet65,000 MUR
Vacoas-Phoenix25,800 MUR

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