How much money does a person working in Bahrain make?
1,490 BHD per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Bahrain typically earns around 1,490 BHD 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 Bahrain | All Jobs
Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles
Salaries in Bahrain range between 202 BHD per month (minimum salary) to 6,596 BHD per month (maximum salary).
The median salary is 1,534 BHD per month, which means that half (50%) of the population are earning less than 1,534 BHD while the other half are earning more than 1,534 BHD. 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 781 BHD while 75% of them are earning more than 781 BHD. Also from the diagram, 75% of the population are earning less than 4,309 BHD while 25% are earning more than 4,309 BHD.
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 Bahrain
How are Bahrain salaries changing over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary over the past few years.
|Average Salary 2016|| = |
|Average Salary 2017|| +4% |
|Average Salary 2018|| +3% |
|Average Salary 2019|| +3% |
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Salaries in Bahrain are on the rise in the year 2019 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2019 are 3% 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
|Administrative Assistant||773 BHD|
|Biomedical Engineer||1,345 BHD|
|CAD Drafter||1,114 BHD|
|Chartered Accountant||1,253 BHD|
|Chief Executive Officer||3,421 BHD|
|Chief Financial Officer||3,133 BHD|
|Civil Engineer||1,367 BHD|
|Civil Engineer||1,349 BHD|
|Computer Technician||1,136 BHD|
|Creative Director||1,509 BHD|
|Developer / Programmer||1,275 BHD|
|Electrical Engineer||1,409 BHD|
|Elementary School Teacher||994 BHD|
|Executive Chef||1,345 BHD|
|Flight Attendant||1,340 BHD|
|General Manager||2,671 BHD|
|Graphic Designer||1,009 BHD|
|Hotel Manager||2,314 BHD|
|Human Resources Manager||2,120 BHD|
|Internal Auditor||1,588 BHD|
|Legal Assistant||1,067 BHD|
|Mechanical Engineer||1,540 BHD|
|Police Officer||1,215 BHD|
|Project Manager||1,692 BHD|
|Sales Manager||2,388 BHD|
|Sales Representative||1,010 BHD|
|Secondary School Teacher||1,208 BHD|
|Travel Agent||1,259 BHD|
|Waiter / Waitress||945 BHD|
Average Hourly Wage in Bahrain | All Jobs
9 BHD per hour
Average Hourly Wage
The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Bahrain | All Jobs is 9 BHD. This means that the average person in Bahrain earns approximatly 9 BHD 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.
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