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Adoption Specialist Average Salary in Bahrain 2020

How much money does an Adoption Specialist make in Bahrain?

Average Monthly Salary
1,680 BHD
( 20,200 BHD yearly)


A person working as an Adoption Specialist in Bahrain typically earns around 1,680 BHD per month. Salaries range from 810 BHD (lowest) to 2,640 BHD (highest).

This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Adoption Specialist salaries vary drastically based on experience, skills, gender, or location. Below you will find a detailed breakdown based on many different criteria.

Adoption Specialist Salary Distribution in Bahrain

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The median, the maximum, the minimum, and the range

  • Salary Range

    Adoption Specialist salaries in Bahrain range from 810 BHD per month (minimum salary) to 2,640 BHD per month (maximum salary).

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 1,750 BHD per month, which means that half (50%) of people working as Adoption Specialist(s) are earning less than 1,750 BHD while the other half are earning more than 1,750 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.

  • Percentiles

    Closely related to the median are two values: the 25th and the 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of Adoption Specialist(s) are earning less than 1,150 BHD while 75% of them are earning more than 1,150 BHD. Also from the diagram, 75% of Adoption Specialist(s) are earning less than 2,280 BHD while 25% are earning more than 2,280 BHD.

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

Adoption Specialist Salary Comparison by Years of Experience

How does experience and age affect your pay?

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The experience level is the most important factor in determining the salary. Naturally the more years of experience the higher your wage. We broke down Adoption Specialist salaries by experience level and this is what we found.

An Adoption Specialist with less than two years of experience makes approximately 940 BHD per month.

While someone with an experience level between two and five years is expected to earn 1,340 BHD per month, 42% more than someone with less than two year's experience.

Moving forward, an experience level between five and ten years lands a salary of 1,760 BHD per month, 31% more than someone with two to five years of experience.

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.

Additionally, Adoption Specialist(s) whose expertise span anywhere between ten and fifteen years get a salary equivalent to 2,160 BHD per month, 23% more than someone with five to ten years of experience.

If the experience level is between fifteen and twenty years, then the expected wage is 2,300 BHD per month, 6% more than someone with ten to fifteen years of experience.

Lastly, employees with more than twenty years of professional experience get a salary of 2,520 BHD per month, 10% more than people with fifteen to twenty years of experience.

Adoption Specialist average salary change by experience in Bahrain

0 - 2 Years
940 BHD
2 - 5 Years+42%
1,340 BHD
5 - 10 Years+31%
1,760 BHD
10 - 15 Years+23%
2,160 BHD
15 - 20 Years+6%
2,300 BHD
20+ Years+10%
2,520 BHD
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Typical Salary Progress for Most Careers

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Adoption Specialist Salary Comparison By Education

How do education levels affect salaries?

Displayed below is the average salary difference between different Adoption Specialist(s) who have the same experience but different education levels.

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We all know that higher education equals a bigger salary, but how much more money can a degree add to your income? We broke down Adoption Specialist salaries by education level in order to make a comparison.

When the education level is High School, the average salary of an Adoption Specialist is 1,170 BHD per month.

While someone with a Certificate or Diploma gets a salary of 1,360 BHD per month, 16% more than someone having a High School degree.

A Bachelor's Degree gets its holder an average salary of 1,980 BHD per month, 46% more than someone with a Certificate or Diploma.

Professionals who hold a Master's Degree are rewarded with an average salary of 2,440 BHD per month, 23% more than someone with Bachelor's Degree.

Adoption Specialist average salary difference by education level in Bahrain

High School
1,170 BHD
Certificate or Diploma+16%
1,360 BHD
Bachelor's Degree+46%
1,980 BHD
Master's Degree+23%
2,440 BHD
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

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 Bahrain costs anywhere from 7,390 Bahraini Dinar(s) to 22,200 Bahraini Dinar(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 the thoery. The average increase in compensation while changing jobs is approximately 10% more than the customary salary increment.

If you can afford the costs of higher education, the return on investment is definitely worth it. You should be able to recover the costs in roughly a year or so.

Typical Salary Difference by Education for Most Careers

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Adoption Specialist 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 Adoption Specialist employees in Bahrain earn 7% more than their female counterparts on average.

1,760 BHD
1,640 BHD
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Comparison By Gender in Bahrain for all Careers

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Adoption Specialist Average Annual Salary Increment Percentage in Bahrain

How much are annual salary increments in Bahrain for Adoption Specialist(s)? How often do employees get salary raises?

Adoption Specialist

Adoption Specialist(s) in Bahrain are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 6% every 31 months. The national average annual increment for all professions combined is 4% granted to employees every 29 months.

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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.

Bahrain / 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 Bahrain is 2%.

Annual Increment Rate By Industry 2019

Information Technology

Listed above are the average annual increase rates for each industry in Bahrain for the year 2019. 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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Adoption Specialist Bonus and Incentive Rates in Bahrain

How much and how often are bonuses being awarded?Annual Salary Bonus Rate Bahrain Adoption Specialist
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An Adoption Specialist is considered to be a moderate bonus-based job 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.

60% of surveyed staff reported that they haven't received any bonuses or incentives in the previous year while 40% 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.

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.

Adoption Specialist Average Hourly Wage in Bahrain

10 BHD per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Bahrain is 10 BHD. This means that the average Adoption Specialist in Bahrain earns approximately 10 BHD 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.

Adoption Specialist VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Adoption Specialist and Fundraising and Non Profit monthly Bahrain
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The average salary for Adoption Specialist is 79% more than that of Fundraising and Non Profit. Also, Fundraising and Non Profit salaries are 37% less than those of All Jobs.

Salary comparison with similar jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Activity Aide530 BHD-68%
Activity Coordinator480 BHD-71%
Activity Leader890 BHD-47%
Adoption Specialist1,680 BHD+0%
Assistant Programme Officer1,000 BHD-40%
Campaign Manager1,780 BHD+6%
Charities Administrator1,090 BHD-35%
Civil Servant500 BHD-70%
Civil Service Administrator780 BHD-54%
Community Relations Representative760 BHD-55%
Community Service Manager1,660 BHD-1%
Community Volunteer470 BHD-72%
Community Worker480 BHD-71%
Custodial Worker550 BHD-67%
Education Planning Specialist1,740 BHD+4%
Foundation Assistant710 BHD-58%
Foundation Director2,240 BHD+33%
Foundation Program Coordinator 1,380 BHD-18%
Fundraiser1,210 BHD-28%
Fundraising Coordinator840 BHD-50%
Fundraising Manager2,000 BHD+19%
Grant Writer670 BHD-60%
Healthcare Social Worker560 BHD-67%
Homeless Shelter Worker470 BHD-72%
Major Gift Officer500 BHD-70%
Orphan Program Coordinator800 BHD-52%
Rehab Aide570 BHD-66%
Social Worker500 BHD-70%
Sponsorship Coordinator730 BHD-57%
Volunteer Coordinator630 BHD-62%

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 Bahrain earn 17% more than their private sector counterparts on average across all sectors.

Private Sector
1,370 BHD
Public Sector+17%
1,610 BHD
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

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