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Mechanic Average Salary in Morocco 2020

How much money does a Mechanic make in Morocco?

Average Monthly Salary
12,100 MAD
( 145,000 MAD yearly)


A person working as a Mechanic in Morocco typically earns around 12,100 MAD per month. Salaries range from 6,390 MAD (lowest) to 18,300 MAD (highest).

This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Mechanic salaries vary drastically based on experience, skills, gender, or location. Below you will find a detailed breakdown based on many different criteria.

Mechanic Salary Distribution in Morocco

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The median, the maximum, the minimum, and the range

  • Salary Range

    Mechanic salaries in Morocco range from 6,390 MAD per month (minimum salary) to 18,300 MAD per month (maximum salary).

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 11,300 MAD per month, which means that half (50%) of people working as Mechanic(s) are earning less than 11,300 MAD while the other half are earning more than 11,300 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.

  • Percentiles

    Closely related to the median are two values: the 25th and the 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of Mechanic(s) are earning less than 7,980 MAD while 75% of them are earning more than 7,980 MAD. Also from the diagram, 75% of Mechanic(s) are earning less than 13,900 MAD while 25% are earning more than 13,900 MAD.

What is the difference between the median and the average salary?

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 plenty of room for improvement. If your wage is between the average and the median, then things can be a bit complicated. We wrote a guide to explain all about the different scenarios. How to compare your salary

Mechanic Salary Comparison by Years of Experience

How does experience and age affect your pay?

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The experience level is the most important factor in determining the salary. Naturally the more years of experience the higher your wage. We broke down Mechanic salaries by experience level and this is what we found.

A Mechanic with less than two years of experience makes approximately 7,350 MAD per month.

While someone with an experience level between two and five years is expected to earn 9,020 MAD per month, 23% more than someone with less than two year's experience.

Moving forward, an experience level between five and ten years lands a salary of 12,800 MAD per month, 42% more than someone with two to five years of experience.

On average, a person's salary doubles their starting salary by the time they cross the 10 years* experience mark.
* Based on the average change in salary over time. Salary variations differ from person to person.

Additionally, Mechanic(s) whose expertise span anywhere between ten and fifteen years get a salary equivalent to 14,900 MAD per month, 17% more than someone with five to ten years of experience.

If the experience level is between fifteen and twenty years, then the expected wage is 16,400 MAD per month, 10% more than someone with ten to fifteen years of experience.

Lastly, employees with more than twenty years of professional experience get a salary of 17,400 MAD per month, 6% more than people with fifteen to twenty years of experience.

Mechanic average salary change by experience in Morocco

0 - 2 Years
7,350 MAD
2 - 5 Years+23%
9,020 MAD
5 - 10 Years+42%
12,800 MAD
10 - 15 Years+17%
14,900 MAD
15 - 20 Years+10%
16,400 MAD
20+ Years+6%
17,400 MAD
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Typical Salary Progress for Most Careers

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Mechanic Salary Comparison By Education

How do education levels affect salaries?

Displayed below is the average salary difference between different Mechanic(s) who have the same experience but different education levels.

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We all know that higher education equals a bigger salary, but how much more money can a degree add to your income? We broke down Mechanic salaries by education level in order to make a comparison.

When the education level is High School, the average salary of a Mechanic is 9,020 MAD per month.

While someone with a Certificate or Diploma gets a salary of 12,600 MAD per month, 40% more than someone having a High School degree.

A Bachelor's Degree gets its holder an average salary of 17,800 MAD per month, 42% more than someone with a Certificate or Diploma.

Mechanic average salary difference by education level in Morocco

High School
9,020 MAD
Certificate or Diploma+40%
12,600 MAD
Bachelor's Degree+42%
17,800 MAD
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Typical Salary Difference by Education for Most Careers

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Mechanic Salary Comparison By Gender

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Though gender should not have an effect on pay, in reality, it does. So who gets paid more: men or women? Male Mechanic employees in Morocco earn 23% more than their female counterparts.

10,500 MAD
12,900 MAD
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Comparison By Gender in Morocco for all Careers

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Mechanic Average Annual Salary Increment Percentage in Morocco

How much are annual salary increments in Morocco for Mechanic(s)? How often do employees get salary raises?


Mechanic(s) in Morocco are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 11% every 18 months. The national average annual increment for all professions combined is 9% granted to employees every 17 months.

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The figures provided here are averages of numbers. Those figures should be taken as general guidelines. Salary increments will vary from person to person and depend on many factors, but your performance and contribution to the success of the organization remain the most important factors in determining how much and how often you will be granted a raise.

Morocco / All Professions

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The term 'Annual Salary Increase' usually refers to the increase in 12 calendar month period, but because it is rarely that people get their salaries reviewed exactly on the one year mark, it is more meaningful to know the frequency and the rate at the time of the increase.

How to calculate the salary increment percentage?

The annual salary Increase in a calendar year (12 months) can be easily calculated as follows: Annual Salary Increase = Increase Rate x 12 ÷ Increase Frequency

The average salary increase in one year (12 months) in Morocco is 6%.

Annual Increment Rate By Industry 2019

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Listed above are the average annual increase rates for each industry in Morocco for the year 2019. Companies within thriving industries tend to provide higher and more frequent raises. Exceptions do exist, but generally speaking, the situation of any company is closely related to the economic situation in the country or region. These figures tend to change frequently.

Worldwide Salary Raises: All Countries and All Jobs

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Mechanic Bonus and Incentive Rates in Morocco

How much and how often are bonuses being awarded?Annual Salary Bonus Rate Morocco Mechanic
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A Mechanic is considered to be a low bonus-based job due to the generally limited involvement in direct revenue generation, with exceptions of course. The people who get the highest bonuses are usually somehow involved in the revenue generation cycle.

75% of surveyed staff reported that they haven't received any bonuses or incentives in the previous year while 25% said that they received at least one form of monetary bonus.

Those who got bonuses reported rates ranging from 1% to 3% of their annual salary.

Received Bonus
No Bonus

Types of Bonuses Considered

Individual Performance-Based Bonuses

The most standard form of bonus where the employee is awarded based on their exceptional performance.

Company Performance Bonuses

Occasionally, some companies like to celebrate excess earnings and profits with their staff collectively in the form of bonuses that are granted to everyone. The amount of the bonus will probably be different from person to person depending on their role within the organization.

Goal-Based Bonuses

Granted upon achieving an important goal or milestone.

Holiday / End of Year Bonuses

These types of bonuses are given without a reason and usually resemble an appreciation token.

Bonuses Are Not Commissions!

People tend to confuse bonuses with commissions. A commission is a prefixed rate at which someone gets paid for items sold or deals completed while a bonus is in most cases arbitrary and unplanned.

What makes a position worthy of good bonuses and a high salary?

The main two types of jobs

Revenue GeneratorsSupporting Cast

Employees that are directly involved in generating revenue or profit for the organization. Their field of expertise usually matches the type of business.

Employees that support and facilitate the work of revenue generators. Their expertise is usually different from that of the core business operations.

A graphics designer working for a graphics designing company.

A graphic designer in the marketing department of a hospital.

Revenue generators usually get more and higher bonuses, higher salaries, and more frequent salary increments. The reason is quite simple: it is easier to quantify your value to the company in monetary terms when you participate in revenue generation.

Try to work for companies where your skills can generate revenue. We can't all generate revenue and that's perfectly fine.

Bonus Comparison by Seniority Level

Top management personnel and senior employees naturally exhibit higher bonus rates and frequencies than juniors. This is very predictable due to the inherent responsibilities of being higher in the hierarchy. People in top positions can easily get double or triple bonus rates than employees down the pyramid.

Government vs Private Sector Salary Comparison

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Where can you get paid more, working for a private company or for the government? Public sector Mechanic employees in Morocco earn 8% more than their private sector counterparts.

Private Sector
23,000 MAD
Public Sector+8%
24,900 MAD
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Mechanic Salary Trend and Forecast in Morocco

How are Mechanic salaries changing over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary in recent years.

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Average Salary 2016
10,900 MAD
Average Salary 2017+4%
11,300 MAD
Average Salary 2018+2%
11,500 MAD
Average Salary 2019+2%
11,700 MAD
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Mechanic salaries in Morocco are on the rise in the year 2020 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 continuous increase in pay in 2021 and future years. These numbers may vary from industry to another.

Mechanic Average Hourly Wage in Morocco

70 MAD per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Morocco is 70 MAD. This means that the average Mechanic in Morocco earns approximately 70 MAD for every worked hour.

Hourly Wage = Annual Salary ÷ ( 52 x 5 x 8 )

The hourly wage is the salary paid in one worked 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 the annual vacation allowance. The figures mentioned above are good approximations and are considered to be the standard. One major difference between salaried employees and hourly paid employees is overtime eligibility. Salaried employees are usually exempt from overtime as opposed to hourly paid staff.

Mechanic VS Other Jobs

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The average salary for Mechanic is 28% less than that of Automotive. Also, Automotive salaries are 30% less than those of All Jobs.

Salary comparison with similar jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
After Sales Automotive Manager24,700 MAD+100%
Alignment Technician14,200 MAD+18%
Auto Damage Adjuster12,800 MAD+6%
Auto Detailer12,300 MAD+2%
Auto Parts Manager25,100 MAD+110%
Automotive Assembler12,600 MAD+5%
Automotive Assembly Manager22,800 MAD+89%
Automotive Body Repairer11,900 MAD-1%
Automotive Branch Manager24,700 MAD+100%
Automotive Central Planner14,500 MAD+20%
Automotive Electrician12,100 MAD+0%
Automotive Estimating Manager22,600 MAD+87%
Automotive Estimator24,200 MAD+100%
Automotive General Manager26,200 MAD+120%
Automotive Inventory Officer11,700 MAD-3%
Automotive Parts Supplier17,900 MAD+48%
Automotive Project Engineer18,100 MAD+50%
Automotive Project Manager22,300 MAD+85%
Automotive Purchase Manager22,300 MAD+85%
Automotive Sales20,400 MAD+69%
Automotive Technician13,100 MAD+9%
Automotive Test Engineer22,400 MAD+86%
Automotive Warranty Administrator17,100 MAD+42%
Automotive Warranty Clerk14,200 MAD+18%
Car Parts and Accessories Fitter11,600 MAD-4%
Damage Appraiser18,000 MAD+49%
Diesel Engine Specialist13,300 MAD+10%
Job Card Opener10,600 MAD-12%
Lube Technician11,200 MAD-7%
Master File Maintenance15,300 MAD+27%
Materials Planner19,200 MAD+59%
Mechanic12,100 MAD+0%
Motor Vehicle Inspector18,600 MAD+54%
Service Advisor17,900 MAD+48%
Service Manager23,300 MAD+93%
Stock Controller15,600 MAD+29%
Technical Advisor18,000 MAD+49%
Tire Retreader13,600 MAD+13%
Used Car Manager25,100 MAD+110%
Vehicle Body Maker12,600 MAD+5%
Vehicle Examiner15,300 MAD+27%
Vehicle Painter13,500 MAD+12%
Vehicle Trimmer13,700 MAD+14%
Welder11,300 MAD-6%

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Agadir11,400 MAD
Casablanca13,500 MAD
Marrakech13,000 MAD
Rabat11,800 MAD
Tangier13,600 MAD
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