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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?

30,821 MUR per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Construction / Building / Installation in Mauritius typically earns around 30,821 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
Adjudicator26,287 MUR
Assembler25,545 MUR
Boat Builder and Shipwright31,084 MUR
Bricklayer21,777 MUR
Building Administrator28,206 MUR
Building Contracts Manager45,311 MUR
Building Inspector30,645 MUR
Building Monitor23,148 MUR
Building Sales Manager46,003 MUR
Cabinetmaker24,817 MUR
Carpenter27,390 MUR
Civil Engineer40,110 MUR
Civil Technician34,013 MUR
Concreter27,193 MUR
Construction and Maintenance Manager32,743 MUR
Construction Assistant30,411 MUR
Construction Coordinator35,472 MUR
Construction Estimator34,910 MUR
Construction Field Engineer39,825 MUR
Construction General Manager42,750 MUR
Construction Inventory Officer22,160 MUR
Construction Operations Manager43,118 MUR
Construction Project Coordinator38,422 MUR
Construction Project Engineer39,756 MUR
Construction Project Manager53,077 MUR
Construction Project Planner38,382 MUR
Construction Quality Control Manager47,478 MUR
Construction Safety Officer37,811 MUR
Construction Superintendent39,748 MUR
Construction Supervisor41,722 MUR
Construction Technical Assistant29,126 MUR
Construction Technical Officer27,997 MUR
Construction Technical Writer25,962 MUR
Construction Technician24,155 MUR
Crane and Tower Operator26,948 MUR
Diesel Mechanic21,222 MUR
Drywall Installer24,553 MUR
Electrical Draftsman24,279 MUR
Electrical Engineering Supervisor41,619 MUR
Electrical Engineering Technician32,843 MUR
Electrician33,330 MUR
Elevator Installer and Repairer29,023 MUR
Engineer38,941 MUR
Excavator Operator29,332 MUR
Floor Finisher29,501 MUR
Floor Manager33,698 MUR
Foreman22,421 MUR
Frame and Truss Detailer23,371 MUR
Furniture Finisher22,671 MUR
Gas Technician 22,498 MUR
Handyman21,848 MUR
Health and Safety Coordinator30,273 MUR
Health and Safety Officer28,439 MUR
Installation Manager41,553 MUR
Installer26,135 MUR
Insulation Installer24,443 MUR
Labourer18,913 MUR
Land Surveyor28,191 MUR
Lift Technician22,221 MUR
Material Tester26,755 MUR
Model Maker29,389 MUR
Order Picker22,875 MUR
Painter22,823 MUR
Pipe Layer20,472 MUR
Pipefitter21,790 MUR
Plumber23,607 MUR
Property Coordinator40,734 MUR
Purchasing Manager42,975 MUR
Quantity Surveyor37,443 MUR
Roof Slater and Tiler24,277 MUR
Sheet Metal Mechanic28,438 MUR
Site Clerk24,825 MUR
Site engineer37,847 MUR
Site Leader39,333 MUR
Stock Controller32,654 MUR
Structural Steel Construction Worker26,644 MUR
Technical Draughtsman28,025 MUR
Tendering Manager46,307 MUR
Tower Crane Operator21,844 MUR
Wall and Floor Tiler22,244 MUR
Warehouse Manager45,563 MUR
Welder22,193 MUR
Welding Superintendent27,428 MUR

Construction / Building / Installation Jobs Salary Distribution in Mauritius

Median and salary distribution monthly Mauritius Construction / Building / Installation

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

The Construction / Building / Installation salaries in Mauritius range between 18,704 MUR per month (minimum salary) to 50,765 MUR per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 31,438 MUR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Construction / Building / Installation are earning less than 31,438 MUR while the other half are earning more than 31,438 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 22,564 MUR while 75% of them are earning more than 22,564 MUR. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Construction / Building / Installation are earning less than 42,746 MUR while 25% are earning more than 42,746 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.

Salary trends and forecast monthly Mauritius Construction / Building / Installation
Average Salary 2016    =  
28,125 MUR
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
29,166 MUR
Average Salary 2018    +3%  
30,070 MUR
Average Salary 2019    +2%  
30,821 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

178 MUR per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Mauritius for Construction / Building / Installation is 178 MUR. This means that the average person in Mauritius earns approximatly 178 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.

Construction / Building / Installation VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Construction / Building / Installation and Construction / Building / Installation monthly MauritiusWe compared Mauritius salaries for Construction / Building / Installation and All Jobs and we found that Construction / Building / Installation salaries are 29% less than those of All Jobs.
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