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
50% of people earn
75% of people earn
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|| = |
|Average Salary 2016|| +2% |
|Average Salary 2017|| +3% |
|Average Salary 2018|| +1% |
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 Category||Average Salary|
|Accounting and Finance||42,762 MUR|
|Administration / Reception / Secretarial||29,950 MUR|
|Advertising / Grapic Design / Event Management||31,938 MUR|
|Airlines / Aviation / Aerospace / Defense||50,000 MUR|
|Business Planning||19,667 MUR|
|Cleaning and Housekeeping||56,750 MUR|
|Construction / Building / Installation||67,708 MUR|
|Courier / Delivery / Transport / Drivers||10,000 MUR|
|Customer Service and Call Center||13,975 MUR|
|Electrical and Electronics Trades||24,000 MUR|
|Executive and Management||161,732 MUR|
|Facilities / Maintenance / Repair||30,833 MUR|
|Factory and Manufacturing||16,000 MUR|
|Food /Hospitality / Tourism / Catering||32,197 MUR|
|Fundraising and Non Profit||14,000 MUR|
|Health and Medical||23,500 MUR|
|Human Resources||61,878 MUR|
|Information Technology||36,887 MUR|
|Law Enforcement / Security / Fire||30,000 MUR|
|Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment||16,500 MUR|
|Pet Care||30,000 MUR|
|Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology||28,000 MUR|
|Public Relations||72,000 MUR|
|Purchasing and Inventory||73,188 MUR|
|Quality Control and Compliance||30,060 MUR|
|Real Estate||45,000 MUR|
|Recreation and Sports||20,000 MUR|
|Sales Retail and Wholesale||38,250 MUR|
|Science and Technical Services||28,000 MUR|
|Teaching / Education||34,833 MUR|
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Salary Comparison By City (Average Monthly Salary)
|Beau Bassin-Rosehill||32,359 MUR|
|Bel Air||30,187 MUR|
|Centre de Flacq||24,000 MUR|
|Port Louis||58,601 MUR|
|Quatre Bornes||56,292 MUR|
|St. Pierre||18,286 MUR|