A person working in Information Technology in Nepal typically earns around 81,100 NPR per month. Salaries range from 42,000 NPR (lowest average) to 132,000 NPR (highest average, actual maximum salary is higher).
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Salaries vary drastically between different Information Technology careers. If you are interested in the salary of a particular job, see below for salaries for specific job titles.
|Job Title||Average Salary|
|2nd Line Systems Engineer||71,900 NPR|
|ABAP Developer||71,600 NPR|
|Advertising Account Planner||71,000 NPR|
|Android Developer||75,800 NPR|
|Angular Developer||72,800 NPR|
|Application Consultant||96,000 NPR|
|Applications System Specialist||67,700 NPR|
|Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Specialist||93,300 NPR|
|Artificial Intelligence Developer||98,100 NPR|
|AS400 Programmer||82,300 NPR|
|Assistant Information Technology Manager||91,700 NPR|
|Assistant Service Delivery Manager||96,100 NPR|
|Avaloq Developer||74,200 NPR|
|BizTalk Developer||80,200 NPR|
|Blockchain Associate||75,500 NPR|
|Blockchain Developer||74,200 NPR|
|Build and Release Engineer||70,400 NPR|
|Business Intelligence Analyst||85,700 NPR|
|Business Intelligence Developer||80,000 NPR|
|Business Objects Developer||73,400 NPR|
|Business Process Consultant||83,400 NPR|
|Business Systems Analyst||73,200 NPR|
|C# Developer||81,800 NPR|
|C++ Developer||86,700 NPR|
|Capacity Planning Manager||109,000 NPR|
|Change Administrator||64,900 NPR|
|Chief Information Security Officer||117,000 NPR|
|Client Delivery Manager||98,100 NPR|
|CMS Developer||62,800 NPR|
|Computer Animator||71,200 NPR|
|Computer Hardware Engineer||62,800 NPR|
|Computer Networks Architect||82,300 NPR|
|Computer Operator||52,900 NPR|
|Computer Technician||64,000 NPR|
|Copy Editor||65,000 NPR|
|CRM Application Administrator||73,800 NPR|
|Cross Platform Security Manager||103,000 NPR|
|Curam Developer||66,300 NPR|
|Data Analyst||73,400 NPR|
|Data Architect||74,600 NPR|
|Data Center Technician||71,100 NPR|
|Data Entry Supervisor||50,800 NPR|
|Data Manager||99,800 NPR|
|Data Modeling Analyst||74,700 NPR|
|Data Quality Analyst||74,200 NPR|
|Data Security Analyst||77,700 NPR|
|Data Security Manager||111,000 NPR|
|Data Warehousing Manager||103,000 NPR|
|Data Warehousing Specialist||71,000 NPR|
|Database Administration Manager||92,400 NPR|
|Database Administrator||80,000 NPR|
|Database Analyst||79,000 NPR|
|Database Developer||81,200 NPR|
|Database Report Writer||71,500 NPR|
|Delivery Manager||80,200 NPR|
|Developer / Programmer||76,700 NPR|
|Development Manager||103,000 NPR|
|Director of Application Development||111,000 NPR|
|Director of Technology||128,000 NPR|
|Disaster Recovery Analyst||72,700 NPR|
|Documentation Specialist||64,700 NPR|
|E-Commerce Manager||90,700 NPR|
|E-Commerce Marketing Analyst||91,400 NPR|
|E-Commerce Marketing Manager||94,800 NPR|
|E-Commerce Sales Manager||104,000 NPR|
|E-Commerce Strategy Manager||105,000 NPR|
|Enterprise Architecture Manager||98,200 NPR|
|Enterprise Infrastructure Architect||104,000 NPR|
|Enterprise Infrastructure Manager||114,000 NPR|
|ERP / CRM Technical Consultant||82,500 NPR|
|ERP Analyst||81,700 NPR|
|ERP Project Manager||105,000 NPR|
|Ethical Hacker||73,100 NPR|
|Financial Systems Manager||109,000 NPR|
|Flash Developer||69,300 NPR|
|Front End Developer||68,600 NPR|
|Full Stack Developer||80,900 NPR|
|Functional Analyst||83,400 NPR|
|Game Developer||73,000 NPR|
|GIS Analyst||67,500 NPR|
|GIS Developer||78,800 NPR|
|Global BI Analyst||80,200 NPR|
|Graphical User Interface ( GUI ) Programmer||67,000 NPR|
|Graphics Programmer||67,900 NPR|
|Graphics Web Designer||62,700 NPR|
|Hardware Design Engineer||71,900 NPR|
|Hardware Engineering Manager||114,000 NPR|
|Hardware Technician||60,500 NPR|
|Head of Development||103,000 NPR|
|Help Desk Analyst||76,400 NPR|
|Help Desk Manager||85,500 NPR|
|Help Desk Support||55,100 NPR|
|Helpdesk Manager||90,600 NPR|
|Imaging Programmer||70,500 NPR|
|Informatics Optimization Specialist||78,400 NPR|
|Information Assurance Analyst||79,500 NPR|
|Information Program Director||105,000 NPR|
|Information Security Administrator||85,500 NPR|
|Information Security Analyst||96,300 NPR|
|Information Security Engineer||73,600 NPR|
|Information Security Manager||117,000 NPR|
|Information Security Specialist||91,500 NPR|
|Information Services Consultant||90,200 NPR|
|Information Technology Administrator||65,000 NPR|
|Information Technology Asset Manager||105,000 NPR|
|Information Technology Consultant||90,000 NPR|
|Information Technology Coordinator||59,300 NPR|
|Information Technology Director||132,000 NPR|
|Information Technology Infrastructure Engineer||65,400 NPR|
|Information Technology Manager||133,000 NPR|
|Information Technology Operations Manager||125,000 NPR|
|Information Technology Product Manager||119,000 NPR|
|Information Technology Project Administrator||65,100 NPR|
|Information Technology Project Coordinator||81,800 NPR|
|Information Technology Project Leader||89,900 NPR|
|Information Technology Project Manager||121,000 NPR|
|Information Technology Quality Assurance Manager||88,600 NPR|
|Information Technology Quality Assurance Team Lead (QA)||81,500 NPR|
|Information Technology Quality Specialist||74,300 NPR|
|Information Technology Support||52,200 NPR|
|Information Technology Team Leader||95,700 NPR|
|Information Technology Trainer||76,700 NPR|
|Information Technology Training Analyst||76,500 NPR|
|Interface Design Manager||92,800 NPR|
|Interface Designer||63,100 NPR|
|IOS Developer||80,100 NPR|
|Java Developer||82,900 NPR|
|Lead Developer||86,400 NPR|
|Linux Administrator||77,200 NPR|
|Lotus Domino Administrator||78,400 NPR|
|Lotus Notes Developer||74,300 NPR|
|Mail Server Administrator||73,900 NPR|
|Major Incident Manager||94,200 NPR|
|Managed Service Specialist||80,800 NPR|
|Microsystems Engineer||78,800 NPR|
|Mobile Developer||75,800 NPR|
|Multimedia Developer||70,600 NPR|
|Multimedia Services Manager||84,400 NPR|
|Network Administration Team Lead||94,000 NPR|
|Network Administrator||67,500 NPR|
|Network Analyst||75,200 NPR|
|Network and Infrastructure Manager||118,000 NPR|
|Network Engineer||68,700 NPR|
|Network Engineering Manager||94,100 NPR|
|Network Security Systems Manager||95,700 NPR|
|Network Specialist||79,600 NPR|
|Network Technician||59,900 NPR|
|Nodejs Developer||84,800 NPR|
|NT Systems Administrator||69,400 NPR|
|Numerical Control Programmer||67,000 NPR|
|Online Banking Manager||129,000 NPR|
|Online Banking Specialist||91,300 NPR|
|OPS Manager||104,000 NPR|
|Oracle Database Administrator||70,900 NPR|
|Oracle Developer||84,000 NPR|
|Perl Developer||65,300 NPR|
|PHP Developer||71,800 NPR|
|Python Developer||79,400 NPR|
|Records Manager||67,600 NPR|
|Remedy Developer||61,100 NPR|
|Reporting Analyst||77,600 NPR|
|Ruby Developer||70,500 NPR|
|Salesforce Administrator||73,200 NPR|
|Salesforce Developer||63,400 NPR|
|SAP Consultant||84,700 NPR|
|SAS Programmer||69,500 NPR|
|Scrum Master||63,200 NPR|
|SEO Associate||61,800 NPR|
|SEO Manager||97,700 NPR|
|Service Delivery Manager||97,900 NPR|
|Service Level Manager||99,200 NPR|
|Service Support Lead||81,400 NPR|
|SharePoint Administrator||75,600 NPR|
|Sharepoint Consultant||76,200 NPR|
|Sharepoint Developer||79,000 NPR|
|Shift Leader||80,000 NPR|
|SOA Analyst||76,700 NPR|
|SOC Engineer||77,000 NPR|
|Software Analyst||79,600 NPR|
|Software Architect||78,700 NPR|
|Software Development Manager||102,000 NPR|
|Software Engineer||75,900 NPR|
|Software QA Engineer||67,700 NPR|
|Software Sales||70,300 NPR|
|Software Specialist||68,600 NPR|
|Software Support Engineer||60,100 NPR|
|Software Test Engineer||67,300 NPR|
|Solutions Architect||105,000 NPR|
|Storage Engineer||65,400 NPR|
|Support Analyst||66,400 NPR|
|Support Specialist||78,300 NPR|
|System Administrator||73,000 NPR|
|Systems Analyst||77,800 NPR|
|Systems Architect||76,100 NPR|
|Systems Consultant||95,000 NPR|
|Systems Engineer||61,000 NPR|
|Systems Integrator||77,400 NPR|
|Technical Analyst||64,100 NPR|
|Technical Consultant||85,100 NPR|
|Technical Manager||84,200 NPR|
|Technical Project Manager||102,000 NPR|
|Technical Sales||71,600 NPR|
|Technical Trainer||79,500 NPR|
|Technical Writer||66,000 NPR|
|Technology Business Analyst||77,400 NPR|
|Technology Director||129,000 NPR|
|Technology Specialist||91,400 NPR|
|Teradata Developer||64,600 NPR|
|Test Analyst||76,500 NPR|
|Testing Manager||99,200 NPR|
|TIBCO Developer||67,700 NPR|
|UNIX Administrator||77,500 NPR|
|Usability Engineer||74,700 NPR|
|User Experience Consultant||82,600 NPR|
|User Experience Design Expert||77,800 NPR|
|User Experience Designer||70,200 NPR|
|User Experience Researcher||82,500 NPR|
|User Interface Designer||71,200 NPR|
|VB Developer||59,500 NPR|
|VB.NET Developer||82,500 NPR|
|Video Game Designer||64,700 NPR|
|Visual Information Specialist||72,400 NPR|
|Web Applications Manager||93,000 NPR|
|Web Content Specialist||81,000 NPR|
|Web Designer||66,200 NPR|
|Web Developer||70,700 NPR|
|Web Editor||62,400 NPR|
|Web Project Manager||89,300 NPR|
|Web Promotions Specialist||78,000 NPR|
|Web Security Administrator||77,200 NPR|
|Web Security Manager||117,000 NPR|
|Web Support Analyst||55,900 NPR|
|Web Writer||60,700 NPR|
|Windows System Administrator||73,100 NPR|
|Wireless Consultant||93,000 NPR|
|Writer and Documentor||68,700 NPR|
Information Technology salaries in Nepal range from 42,000 NPR per month (starting average salary) to 132,000 NPR per month (maximum average salary, actual maximum is higher). This is not the minimum wage as per the law, only the lowest reported number in the salary survey that had thousands of participants and professionals from all over the country.
The median salary is 76,700 NPR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Information Technology are earning less than 76,700 NPR while the other half are earning more than 76,700 NPR. 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 people working in Information Technology are earning less than 63,600 NPR while 75% of them are earning more than 63,600 NPR. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Information Technology are earning less than 87,900 NPR while 25% are earning more than 87,900 NPR.
We grouped the most common and recurring salaries into brackets to give more insight into what salary to expect. This method is more accurate than just the average salary and gives more insights on how salaries are actually distributed. Around 65% of all reported figures are in the range 50,200 NPR to 70,500 NPR. Approximatly 20% fall under the 50,200 NPR cap. Ten percent of wages are from 70,500 NPR to 79,600 NPR. Only 5% of people grossed 79,600 NPR or more.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A Master's degree program or any post-graduate program in Nepal costs anywhere from 404,000 Nepalese Rupee(s) to 1,210,000 Nepalese Rupee(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.
Though gender should not have an effect on pay, in reality, it does. So who gets paid more: men or women? Male employees in Nepal who work in Information Technology earn 7% more than their female counterparts on average.
Information Technology professionals in Nepal are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 5% every 28 months. The national average annual increment for all professions combined is 4% granted to employees every 29 months.
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.
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
Listed above are the average annual increase rates for each industry in Nepal for the year 2022. 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.
Not all compensation increases are reflected directly in the salary. Some companies offer upgraded packages to their staff instead of cash money. The figures displayed here account only for direct increments to the base salary.
Information Technology is considered to be a moderate bonus-based field. The people who get the highest bonuses are usually somehow involved in the revenue generation cycle.
63% of surveyed staff in Information Technology reported that they haven't received any bonuses or incentives in the previous year while 37% said that they received at least one form of monetary bonus.
Those who got bonuses reported rates ranging from 3% to 6% of their annual salary.
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.
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.
The main two types of jobs
|Revenue Generators||Supporting 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.
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.
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.
|Average Salary 2019|
|Average Salary 2020||+2%|
|Average Salary 2021||+1%|
|Average Salary 2022||+3%|
Information Technology salaries in Nepal are rising in the year 2023 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2022 are 3% higher than those of 2021. The trend suggests a slow yet continuous increase in pay in 2024 and future years. These numbers may vary from industry to another.
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.
This minimum pay rate per hour for a person in Nepal is 240 NPR. This is the minimum as per the gathered data in the salary survey not the minimum hourly rate mandated by law.
The average salary for Information Technology is 0% more than that of All Jobs.
Where can you get paid more, working for a private company or for the government? Public sector employees in Nepal earn 10% more than their private sector counterparts on average across all sectors.
A good and competitive compensation would range anywhere between 76,700 NPR and 87,900 NPR. This is a very rough estimate and your experience and education will play a very huge part into your final earnings.
All salary and compensation figures displayed here are gross salary figures, that is the salary before tax deductions. Because taxes may differ across sectors and locations, it is difficult to accurately calculate the net salart after tax for every career.
The base salary for Information Technology in Nepal is ranges from 63,600 NPR to 87,900 NPR. The base salary depends on many factors including experience and education. It is not easy to provide a figure with very little information, so take this range in a grain of salt.
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
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