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Average Salary in Morocco 2019

How much money does a person working in Morocco make?

24,111 MAD per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Morocco typically earns around 24,111 MAD 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 Morocco | All Jobs

Median and salary distribution monthly Morocco

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

Salaries in Morocco range between 3,263 MAD per month (minimum salary) to 106,766 MAD per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 23,387 MAD per month, which means that half (50%) of the population are earning less than 23,387 MAD while the other half are earning more than 23,387 MAD. 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 11,993 MAD while 75% of them are earning more than 11,993 MAD. Also from the diagram, 75% of the population are earning less than 61,172 MAD while 25% are earning more than 61,172 MAD.

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 Morocco

How are Morocco salaries changing over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary over the past few years.

Salary trends and forecast monthly Morocco
Average Salary 2016    =  
22,392 MAD
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
23,220 MAD
Average Salary 2018    +2%  
23,592 MAD
Average Salary 2019    +2%  
24,111 MAD
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Salaries in Morocco are on the rise 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.


Salaries for popular jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Accountant15,404 MAD
Administrative Assistant13,106 MAD
Architect21,568 MAD
Attorney35,885 MAD
Biomedical Engineer20,695 MAD
CAD Drafter17,687 MAD
Cashier13,721 MAD
Chartered Accountant19,601 MAD
Chef19,162 MAD
Chief Executive Officer51,668 MAD
Chief Financial Officer50,408 MAD
Civil Engineer21,996 MAD
Civil Engineer22,125 MAD
Computer Technician18,235 MAD
Creative Director24,215 MAD
Dentist53,972 MAD
Developer / Programmer20,175 MAD
Electrical Engineer22,389 MAD
Elementary School Teacher16,409 MAD
Engineer20,496 MAD
Executive Chef20,467 MAD
Flight Attendant20,546 MAD
General Manager42,355 MAD
Graphic Designer16,933 MAD
Hotel Manager34,432 MAD
Human Resources Manager32,624 MAD
Internal Auditor24,074 MAD
Journalist23,318 MAD
Legal Assistant16,871 MAD
Mechanical Engineer24,294 MAD
Nurse19,510 MAD
Pharmacist27,549 MAD
Photographer16,497 MAD
Pilot29,137 MAD
Police Officer19,397 MAD
Project Manager28,032 MAD
Receptionist17,407 MAD
Receptionist12,893 MAD
Sales Manager35,510 MAD
Sales Representative15,483 MAD
Secondary School Teacher19,898 MAD
Secretary13,187 MAD
Teacher18,308 MAD
Teller16,819 MAD
Travel Agent19,085 MAD
Waiter / Waitress14,750 MAD

Average Hourly Wage in Morocco | All Jobs

139 MAD per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Morocco | All Jobs is 139 MAD. This means that the average person in Morocco earns approximatly 139 MAD 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 By City

CityAverage Salary
Agadir21,329 MAD
Casablanca26,282 MAD
Marrakech24,523 MAD
Rabat23,227 MAD
Tangier25,799 MAD
21954 - 100
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