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Average Salary in Azerbaijan 2019

How much money does a person working in Azerbaijan make?

2,973 AZN per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Azerbaijan typically earns around 2,973 AZN 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 Azerbaijan | All Jobs

Median and salary distribution monthly Azerbaijan

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

Salaries in Azerbaijan range between 402 AZN per month (minimum salary) to 13,166 AZN per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 3,003 AZN per month, which means that half (50%) of the population are earning less than 3,003 AZN while the other half are earning more than 3,003 AZN. 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 1,532 AZN while 75% of them are earning more than 1,532 AZN. Also from the diagram, 75% of the population are earning less than 8,246 AZN while 25% are earning more than 8,246 AZN.

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 Azerbaijan

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

Salary trends and forecast monthly Azerbaijan
Average Salary 2016    =  
2,738 AZN
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
2,839 AZN
Average Salary 2018    +3%  
2,918 AZN
Average Salary 2019    +2%  
2,973 AZN
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Salaries in Azerbaijan 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
Accountant2,087 AZN
Administrative Assistant1,663 AZN
Architect2,838 AZN
Attorney4,554 AZN
Biomedical Engineer2,526 AZN
CAD Drafter2,274 AZN
Cashier1,680 AZN
Chartered Accountant2,641 AZN
Chef2,463 AZN
Chief Executive Officer6,719 AZN
Chief Financial Officer6,191 AZN
Civil Engineer2,606 AZN
Computer Technician2,277 AZN
Creative Director3,024 AZN
Dentist7,272 AZN
Developer / Programmer2,639 AZN
Electrical Engineer3,059 AZN
Elementary School Teacher2,147 AZN
Engineer2,633 AZN
Executive Chef2,732 AZN
Flight Attendant2,550 AZN
General Manager5,120 AZN
Graphic Designer2,001 AZN
Hotel Manager4,584 AZN
Human Resources Manager4,231 AZN
Internal Auditor3,076 AZN
Journalist3,059 AZN
Legal Assistant2,074 AZN
Mechanical Engineer2,926 AZN
Nurse2,447 AZN
Pharmacist3,564 AZN
Photographer2,026 AZN
Pilot3,420 AZN
Police Officer2,411 AZN
Project Manager3,547 AZN
Receptionist1,643 AZN
Sales Manager4,548 AZN
Sales Representative1,921 AZN
Secondary School Teacher2,451 AZN
Secretary1,629 AZN
Teacher2,300 AZN
Teller2,128 AZN
Travel Agent2,439 AZN
Waiter / Waitress1,828 AZN

Average Hourly Wage in Azerbaijan | All Jobs

17 AZN per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Azerbaijan | All Jobs is 17 AZN. This means that the average person in Azerbaijan earns approximatly 17 AZN 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
Baku3,250 AZN
Ganja3,017 AZN
Sumqayit2,762 AZN
3791 - 97
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