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Average Salary in Port Louis 2019

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

36,127 MUR per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Port Louis typically earns around 36,127 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

Median and salary distribution monthly Port Louis

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

Salaries in Port Louis range between 4,890 MUR per month (minimum salary) to 159,974 MUR per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 34,682 MUR per month, which means that half (50%) of the population are earning less than 34,682 MUR while the other half are earning more than 34,682 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 17,807 MUR while 75% of them are earning more than 17,807 MUR. Also from the diagram, 75% of the population are earning less than 89,542 MUR while 25% are earning more than 89,542 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

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.

Salary trends and forecast monthly Port Louis
Average Salary 2016    =  
33,850 MUR
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
35,102 MUR
Average Salary 2018    +1%  
35,558 MUR
Average Salary 2019    +2%  
36,127 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 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
Accountant23,341 MUR
Administrative Assistant18,882 MUR
Architect30,747 MUR
Attorney51,699 MUR
Biomedical Engineer28,923 MUR
CAD Drafter25,727 MUR
Cashier19,373 MUR
Chartered Accountant29,108 MUR
Chef27,872 MUR
Chief Executive Officer80,611 MUR
Chief Financial Officer71,892 MUR
Civil Engineer32,494 MUR
Computer Technician25,731 MUR
Creative Director34,170 MUR
Dentist80,150 MUR
Developer / Programmer29,043 MUR
Electrical Engineer34,931 MUR
Elementary School Teacher22,914 MUR
Engineer30,747 MUR
Executive Chef31,589 MUR
Flight Attendant28,390 MUR
General Manager63,427 MUR
Graphic Designer22,724 MUR
Hotel Manager52,639 MUR
Human Resources Manager48,883 MUR
Internal Auditor34,306 MUR
Journalist32,904 MUR
Legal Assistant25,033 MUR
Mechanical Engineer34,661 MUR
Nurse27,013 MUR
Pharmacist39,682 MUR
Photographer23,528 MUR
Pilot42,382 MUR
Police Officer26,031 MUR
Project Manager39,994 MUR
Receptionist18,182 MUR
Sales Manager52,733 MUR
Sales Representative21,394 MUR
Secondary School Teacher28,661 MUR
Secretary19,181 MUR
Teacher26,365 MUR
Teller23,996 MUR
Travel Agent27,197 MUR
Waiter / Waitress21,662 MUR

Average Hourly Wage in Port Louis | All Jobs

208 MUR per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Port Louis | All Jobs is 208 MUR. This means that the average person in Port Louis earns approximatly 208 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.

Port Louis VS Mauritius

Salary Comparison Between Port Louis and Mauritius monthlyWe compared salaries in Port Louis and Mauritius and we found that Port Louis salaries are 17% less than those of Mauritius.
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