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Construction / Building / Installation Average Salaries in Mauritius 2019

How much money does a person working in Construction / Building / Installation make in Mauritius?

65,179 MUR per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Construction / Building / Installation in Mauritius typically earns around 65,179 MUR per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits.
Salaries differ drasticly between different Construction / Building / Installation jobs. 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
Civil Engineer40,000 MUR
Construction Supervisor40,000 MUR
Electrician46,000 MUR
Health and Safety Officer26,000 MUR
Purchasing Manager48,000 MUR
Quantity Surveyors105,750 MUR
Technical Draughtsman16,000 MUR

Construction / Building / Installation Jobs Salary Distribution in Mauritius

25% of people earn
34,500 MUR
or less
50% of people earn
44,000 MUR
or less
75% of people earn
120,000 MUR
or less
12,000 MUR
44,000 MUR
170,000 MUR

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

The Construction / Building / Installation salaries in Mauritius range between 12,000 MUR per month (minimum salary) to 170,000 MUR per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 44,000 MUR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Construction / Building / Installation are earning less than 44,000 MUR while the other half are earning more than 44,000 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 values: the 25th and the 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of people working in Construction / Building / Installation are earning less than 34,500 MUR while 75% of them are earning more than 34,500 MUR. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Construction / Building / Installation are earning less than 120,000 MUR while 25% are earning more than 120,000 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

Construction / Building / Installation Salary Forecast and Trend in Mauritius

How do Construction / Building / Installation salaries change over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary in recent years.

Average Salary 2016    =  
60,703 MUR
Average Salary 2017    +3%  
62,403 MUR
Average Salary 2018    +2%  
63,901 MUR
Average Salary 2019    +2%  
65,179 MUR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Construction / Building / Installation salaries in Mauritius are rising 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.

Construction / Building / Installation Hourly Average Wage in Mauritius

334 MUR per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Mauritius for Construction / Building / Installation is 334 MUR. This means that the average person in Mauritius earns approximatly 334 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.

Salary Comparison of Construction / Building / Installation Jobs in Mauritius

65,179 MUR
48,510 MUR
Average Salary
Construction / Building / Installation
Average Salary
All Jobs
We compared Mauritius salaries for Construction / Building / Installation and All Jobs and we found that Construction / Building / Installation salaries are 34% more than those of All Jobs.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Bel Air16,000 MUR
Port Louis62,333 MUR
Quatre Bornes170,000 MUR
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