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Food /Hospitality / Tourism / Catering Average Salaries in Mauritius 2019

How much money does a person working in Food /Hospitality / Tourism / Catering make in Mauritius?

32,848 MUR per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Food /Hospitality / Tourism / Catering in Mauritius typically earns around 32,848 MUR per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits.
Salaries differ drasticly between different Food /Hospitality / Tourism / Catering 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
Bartender45,000 MUR
Chef21,000 MUR
Executive Pastry Chef10,120 MUR
Front Desk Agent45,050 MUR
Front Office Manager40,000 MUR
Quality, Health and Safety Coordinator15,000 MUR
Receptionist13,000 MUR
Room Reservations Manager20,000 MUR
Travel Agent and Tour Guide35,000 MUR
Waiter70,000 MUR

Food /Hospitality / Tourism / Catering Jobs Salary Distribution in Mauritius

25% of people earn
17,500 MUR
or less
50% of people earn
32,500 MUR
or less
75% of people earn
42,525 MUR
or less
10,120 MUR
32,500 MUR
70,000 MUR

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

The Food /Hospitality / Tourism / Catering salaries in Mauritius range between 10,120 MUR per month (minimum salary) to 70,000 MUR per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 32,500 MUR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Food /Hospitality / Tourism / Catering are earning less than 32,500 MUR while the other half are earning more than 32,500 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 Food /Hospitality / Tourism / Catering are earning less than 17,500 MUR while 75% of them are earning more than 17,500 MUR. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Food /Hospitality / Tourism / Catering are earning less than 42,525 MUR while 25% are earning more than 42,525 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

Food /Hospitality / Tourism / Catering Salary Forecast and Trend in Mauritius

How do Food /Hospitality / Tourism / Catering salaries change over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary in recent years.

Average Salary 2016    =  
30,954 MUR
Average Salary 2017    +3%  
31,821 MUR
Average Salary 2018    +1%  
32,267 MUR
Average Salary 2019    +2%  
32,848 MUR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Food /Hospitality / Tourism / Catering 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.

Food /Hospitality / Tourism / Catering Hourly Average Wage in Mauritius

168 MUR per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Mauritius for Food /Hospitality / Tourism / Catering is 168 MUR. This means that the average person in Mauritius earns approximatly 168 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 Food /Hospitality / Tourism / Catering Jobs in Mauritius

32,848 MUR
48,353 MUR
Average Salary
Food /Hospitality / Tourism / Catering
Average Salary
All Jobs
We compared Mauritius salaries for Food /Hospitality / Tourism / Catering and All Jobs and we found that Food /Hospitality / Tourism / Catering salaries are 32% less than those of All Jobs.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Port Louis43,763 MUR
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