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Construction / Building / Installation Average Salaries in Azerbaijan 2022

How much money does a person working in Construction / Building / Installation make in Azerbaijan?

Average Monthly Salary
1,740 AZN
( 20,800 AZN yearly)


A person working in Construction / Building / Installation in Azerbaijan typically earns around 1,740 AZN per month. Salaries range from 750 AZN (lowest average) to 5,050 AZN (highest average, actual maximum salary is higher).

This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Salaries vary drastically between different Construction / Building / Installation careers. If you are interested in the salary of a particular job, see below for salaries for specific job titles.

Salaries for specific jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Adjudicator1,240 AZN
Assembler950 AZN
Boat Builder and Shipwright1,400 AZN
Bricklayer810 AZN
Building Administrator1,260 AZN
Building Contracts Manager4,280 AZN
Building Inspector1,230 AZN
Building Monitor960 AZN
Building Sales Manager3,890 AZN
Cabinetmaker1,050 AZN
Carpenter1,180 AZN
Civil Engineer2,690 AZN
Civil Technician1,360 AZN
Concreter860 AZN
Construction and Maintenance Manager2,270 AZN
Construction Assistant1,120 AZN
Construction Coordinator1,640 AZN
Construction Estimator1,850 AZN
Construction Field Engineer2,550 AZN
Construction General Manager5,050 AZN
Construction Inventory Officer1,020 AZN
Construction Operations Manager4,580 AZN
Construction Project Coordinator2,970 AZN
Construction Project Engineer2,780 AZN
Construction Project Manager4,930 AZN
Construction Project Planner2,760 AZN
Construction Quality Control Manager3,700 AZN
Construction Safety Officer1,760 AZN
Construction Superintendent1,870 AZN
Construction Supervisor2,620 AZN
Construction Technical Assistant1,080 AZN
Construction Technical Officer1,260 AZN
Construction Technical Writer1,140 AZN
Construction Technician970 AZN
Crane and Tower Operator1,020 AZN
Diesel Mechanic950 AZN
Drywall Installer1,010 AZN
Electrical Draftsman990 AZN
Electrical Engineering Supervisor3,100 AZN
Electrical Engineering Technician1,190 AZN
Electrician1,460 AZN
Elevator Installer and Repairer1,310 AZN
Engineer2,880 AZN
Excavator Operator970 AZN
Floor Finisher1,130 AZN
Floor Manager1,530 AZN
Foreman780 AZN
Frame and Truss Detailer890 AZN
Furniture Finisher920 AZN
Gas Technician 910 AZN
Handyman830 AZN
Health and Safety Coordinator1,200 AZN
Health and Safety Officer1,300 AZN
Installation Manager3,250 AZN
Installer830 AZN
Insulation Installer950 AZN
Labourer780 AZN
Land Surveyor1,270 AZN
Lift Technician950 AZN
Material Tester1,390 AZN
Model Maker1,400 AZN
Order Picker840 AZN
Painter940 AZN
Pipe Layer820 AZN
Pipefitter830 AZN
Plumber1,000 AZN
Property Coordinator2,330 AZN
Purchasing Manager3,410 AZN
Quantity Surveyor1,850 AZN
Roof Slater and Tiler890 AZN
Sheet Metal Mechanic1,000 AZN
Site Clerk960 AZN
Site engineer2,400 AZN
Site Leader4,640 AZN
Stock Controller1,410 AZN
Structural Steel Construction Worker1,020 AZN
Technical Draughtsman1,140 AZN
Tendering Manager4,120 AZN
Tower Crane Operator940 AZN
Wall and Floor Tiler900 AZN
Warehouse Manager3,200 AZN
Welder830 AZN
Welding Superintendent1,150 AZN

Construction / Building / Installation Jobs Salary Distribution in Azerbaijan

Median and salary distribution monthly Azerbaijan Construction / Building / Installation
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The median, the maximum, the minimum, and the range

  • Salary Range

    Construction / Building / Installation salaries in Azerbaijan range from 750 AZN per month (minimum average salary) to 5,050 AZN per month (maximum average salary, actual maximum is higher).

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 1,670 AZN per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Construction / Building / Installation are earning less than 1,670 AZN while the other half are earning more than 1,670 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.

  • Percentiles

    Closely related to the median are two values: the 25th and the 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of people working in Construction / Building / Installation are earning less than 1,090 AZN while 75% of them are earning more than 1,090 AZN. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Construction / Building / Installation are earning less than 3,220 AZN while 25% are earning more than 3,220 AZN.

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

Salary Comparison by Years of Experience

How does a person's salary progress over time?

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The experience level is the most important factor in determining the salary. Naturally the more years of experience the higher the wage.

Generally speaking, employees having experience from two to five years earn on average 32% more than freshers and juniors across all industries and disciplines.

Professionals with experience of more than five years tend to earn on average 36% more than those with five years or less of work experience.

Change in salary based on experience varies drastically from one location to another and depends hugely on the career field as well. The data displayed here is the combined average of many different jobs. To view accurate figures, choose a specific job title.

As you hit the ten years mark, the salary increases by 21% and an additional 14% for those who have crossed the 15 years mark.

Those figures are presented as guidelines only. The numbers become more significant if you consider one job title at a time.

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.

Salary Comparison By Education

How does the education level affect your salary?

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It is well known that higher education equals a bigger salary, but how much more money can a degree add to your income? We compared the salaries of professionals at the same level but with different college degrees levels across many jobs, below are our findings.

Change in salary based on education varies drastically from one location to another and depends hugely on the career field as well. The data displayed here is the combined average of multiple jobs. To view accurate figures, choose a specific job title.

Workers with a certificate or diploma earn on average 17% more than their peers who only reached the high school level.

Employees who earned a Bachelor's Degree earn 24% more than those who only managed to attain a cerificate or diploma.

Professionals who attained a Master's Degree are awarded salaries that are 29% more than those with a Bachelor's Degree.

Finally, PhD holders earn 23% more than Master's Degree holders on average while doing the same job.

Is a Master's degree or an MBA worth it? Should you pursue higher education?

A Master's degree program or any post-graduate program in Azerbaijan costs anywhere from 14,700 Azerbaijanian Manat(s) to 44,200 Azerbaijanian Manat(s) and lasts approximately two years. That is quite an investment.

You can't really expect any salary increases during the study period, assuming you already have a job. In most cases, a salary review is conducted once education is completed and the degree has been attained.

Many people pursue higher education as a tactic to switch into a higher paying job. The numbers seem to support this tactic. The average increase in compensation while changing jobs is approximately 10% more than the customary salary increment.

The decision really depends on your situation and experience among many other factors. Putting all variables aside, if you can afford the costs of higher education then the return on investment is definitely worth it. You should be able to recover the costs in roughly a year or so.

Construction / Building / Installation 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 employees in Azerbaijan who work in Construction / Building / Installation earn 11% more than their female counterparts on average.

1,850 AZN
1,660 AZN
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Comparison By Gender in Azerbaijan for all Careers

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Construction / Building / Installation Average Annual Salary Increment Percentage in Azerbaijan

How much are annual salary increments in Azerbaijan for Construction / Building / Installation professionals? How often do employees get salary raises?

Construction / Building / Installation

Construction / Building / Installation professionals in Azerbaijan are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 6% every 21 months. The national average annual increment for all professions combined is 7% granted to employees every 20 months.

Annual Salary Increment Rate Azerbaijan Construction / Building / Installation
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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.

Azerbaijan / All Professions

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 Azerbaijan is 4%.

Annual Increment Rate By Industry 2021

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Listed above are the average annual increase rates for each industry in Azerbaijan for the year 2021. 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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Construction / Building / Installation Bonus and Incentive Rates in Azerbaijan

How much and how often are bonuses being awarded?Annual Salary Bonus Rate Azerbaijan Construction / Building / Installation
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Construction / Building / Installation is considered to be a low bonus-based field 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.

78% of surveyed staff in Construction / Building / Installation reported that they haven't received any bonuses or incentives in the previous year while 22% 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.

Construction / Building / Installation Hourly Average Wage in Azerbaijan

10 AZN per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Azerbaijan is 10 AZN. This means that the average person in Azerbaijan earns approximately 10 AZN 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.

Construction / Building / Installation VS Other Jobs

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The average salary for Construction / Building / Installation is 41% less than that of All Jobs.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Baku1,900 AZN
Ganja1,760 AZN
Sumqayit1,610 AZN

Government vs Private Sector Salary Comparison

Where can you get paid more, working for a private company or for the government? Public sector employees in Azerbaijan earn 10% more than their private sector counterparts on average across all sectors.

Private Sector
2,790 AZN
Public Sector+10%
3,060 AZN
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

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