How much money does a person working in Sylhet make?
59,062 BDT per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Sylhet typically earns around 59,062 BDT 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 Sylhet | All Jobs
Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles
Salaries in Sylhet range between 7,994 BDT per month (minimum salary) to 261,536 BDT per month (maximum salary).
The median salary is 61,425 BDT per month, which means that half (50%) of the population are earning less than 61,425 BDT while the other half are earning more than 61,425 BDT. 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 the population are earning less than 31,239 BDT while 75% of them are earning more than 31,239 BDT. Also from the diagram, 75% of the population are earning less than 174,399 BDT while 25% are earning more than 174,399 BDT.
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
Salary Trend and Forecast in Sylhet
How are Sylhet salaries changing over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary over the past few years.
|Average Salary 2016|| = |
|Average Salary 2017|| +4% |
|Average Salary 2018|| +4% |
|Average Salary 2019|| +4% |
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Salaries in Sylhet are on the rise in the year 2019 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2019 are 4% 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.
Salaries for popular jobs
|Administrative Assistant||31,372 BDT|
|Biomedical Engineer||47,615 BDT|
|CAD Drafter||44,291 BDT|
|Chartered Accountant||50,733 BDT|
|Chief Executive Officer||137,609 BDT|
|Chief Financial Officer||122,283 BDT|
|Civil Engineer||52,518 BDT|
|Computer Technician||44,848 BDT|
|Creative Director||59,556 BDT|
|Developer / Programmer||51,261 BDT|
|Electrical Engineer||59,631 BDT|
|Elementary School Teacher||39,311 BDT|
|Executive Chef||51,056 BDT|
|Flight Attendant||47,909 BDT|
|General Manager||99,665 BDT|
|Graphic Designer||41,240 BDT|
|Hotel Manager||83,653 BDT|
|Human Resources Manager||79,917 BDT|
|Internal Auditor||57,172 BDT|
|Legal Assistant||40,243 BDT|
|Mechanical Engineer||56,666 BDT|
|Police Officer||47,242 BDT|
|Project Manager||65,384 BDT|
|Sales Manager||91,911 BDT|
|Sales Representative||36,102 BDT|
|Secondary School Teacher||49,505 BDT|
|Travel Agent||45,324 BDT|
|Waiter / Waitress||35,012 BDT|
Average Hourly Wage in Sylhet | All Jobs
341 BDT per hour
Average Hourly Wage
The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Sylhet | All Jobs is 341 BDT. This means that the average person in Sylhet earns approximatly 341 BDT 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.
Sylhet VS Bangladesh
We compared salaries in Sylhet and Bangladesh and we found that Sylhet salaries are 3% more than those of Bangladesh.
Salary Comparison By City
|Coxs Bazar||55,183 BDT|
|St. Martin||51,713 BDT|
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