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Average Salary in Port Louis 2019

How much money does a person working in Port Louis make?

56,405 MUR per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Port Louis typically earns around 56,405 MUR 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 Port Louis | All Jobs

25% of people earn
20,000 MUR
or less
50% of people earn
37,000 MUR
or less
75% of people earn
60,000 MUR
or less
6,000 MUR
37,000 MUR
550,000 MUR

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

Salaries in Port Louis range between 6,000 MUR per month (minimum salary) to 550,000 MUR per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 37,000 MUR per month, which means that half (50%) of the population are earning less than 37,000 MUR while the other half are earning more than 37,000 MUR. 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 20,000 MUR while 75% of them are earning more than 20,000 MUR. Also from the diagram, 75% of the population are earning less than 60,000 MUR while 25% are earning more than 60,000 MUR.

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

Salaries for specific job categories

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Accounting and FinanceAdministration / Reception / SecretarialBankingExecutive and ManagementInformation Technology

Salary Trend and Forecast in Port Louis

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

Average Salary 2016    =  
53,469 MUR
Average Salary 2017    +3%  
54,967 MUR
Average Salary 2018    +1%  
55,626 MUR
Average Salary 2019    +1%  
56,405 MUR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Salaries in Port Louis are on the rise in the year 2019 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2019 are 1% 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.

Average Hourly Wage in Port Louis | All Jobs

289 MUR per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Port Louis | All Jobs is 289 MUR. This means that the average person in Port Louis earns approximatly 289 MUR 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 in Port Louis

56,405 MUR
48,353 MUR
Average Salary
Port Louis
Average Salary
We compared salaries in Port Louis and Mauritius and we found that Port Louis salaries are 17% more than those of Mauritius.

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Port Louis56,405 MUR
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