125,757 MZN per month

Average Monthly Salary

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.

25% of people earn

100,000 MZN

or less

100,000 MZN

or less

50% of people earn

120,000 MZN

or less

120,000 MZN

or less

75% of people earn

190,000 MZN

or less

190,000 MZN

or less

Minimum82,302 MZN |
Median120,000 MZN |
Maximum190,000 MZN |

The median salary is 120,000 MZN per month, which means that half (50%) of the population are earning less than 120,000 MZN while the other half are earning more than 120,000 MZN. 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 100,000 MZN while 75% of them are earning more than 100,000 MZN. Also from the diagram, 75% of the population are earning less than 190,000 MZN while 25% are earning more than 190,000 MZN.

Average Salary 2016 | = | 117,814 MZN |

Average Salary 2017 | +3% | 121,113 MZN |

Average Salary 2018 | +2% | 123,050 MZN |

Average Salary 2019 | +2% | 125,757 MZN |

Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salaries in Mozambique 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. 645 MZN per hour

Average Hourly Wage

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.