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Engineering Average Salaries in Philippines 2019

How much money does a person working in Engineering make in Philippines?

41,638 PHP per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Engineering in Philippines typically earns around 41,638 PHP per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits.
Salaries differ drasticly between different Engineering jobs. If you are interested in the salary of a particular job, see below for salaries for specific job titles.

Salaries for specific jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Autocad Operator14,214 PHP
Chief Engineer70,000 PHP
Civil Engineer26,540 PHP
Design Engineer40,333 PHP
Electrical Engineer27,676 PHP
Electrical Engineering Manager69,625 PHP
Engineer40,745 PHP
Engineering Technician16,000 PHP
Equipment Engineer31,500 PHP
Equipment Engineering Manager62,290 PHP
Field Engineer21,500 PHP
Field Engineering Manager99,091 PHP
HVAC Engineering65,000 PHP
Industrial Engineer23,925 PHP
Maintenance Engineer33,083 PHP
Manufacturing Engineer37,071 PHP
Mechanical Engineer31,150 PHP
Mechanical Engineering Manager109,167 PHP
Mine Engineer35,000 PHP
Principal Cost Engineer37,500 PHP
Process Engineer30,500 PHP
Product Development Engineer21,333 PHP
Product Engineer46,280 PHP
Production Engineer41,000 PHP
Project Director200,000 PHP
Project Engineer33,483 PHP
Project Manager51,500 PHP
Quality Assurance Engineer30,750 PHP
Research And Development Manager58,000 PHP
Safety Engineer26,200 PHP
Sales Engineer70,000 PHP
Senior Sales Engineer96,000 PHP
Technical Assistant12,000 PHP
Test Development Engineer28,067 PHP
Work Planner72,000 PHP

Engineering Jobs Salary Distribution in Philippines

25% of people earn
19,000 PHP
or less
50% of people earn
30,000 PHP
or less
75% of people earn
50,000 PHP
or less
2,500 PHP
30,000 PHP
200,000 PHP

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

The Engineering salaries in Philippines range between 2,500 PHP per month (minimum salary) to 200,000 PHP per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 30,000 PHP per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Engineering are earning less than 30,000 PHP while the other half are earning more than 30,000 PHP. 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 Engineering are earning less than 19,000 PHP while 75% of them are earning more than 19,000 PHP. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Engineering are earning less than 50,000 PHP while 25% are earning more than 50,000 PHP.

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

Engineering Salary Forecast and Trend in Philippines

How do Engineering salaries change over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary in recent years.

Average Salary 2016    =  
38,328 PHP
Average Salary 2017    +3%  
39,401 PHP
Average Salary 2018    +3%  
40,504 PHP
Average Salary 2019    +3%  
41,638 PHP
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Engineering salaries in Philippines are rising 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.

Engineering Hourly Average Wage in Philippines

214 PHP per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Philippines for Engineering is 214 PHP. This means that the average person in Philippines earns approximatly 214 PHP 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 of Engineering Jobs in Philippines

41,638 PHP
45,414 PHP
Average Salary
Average Salary
All Jobs
We compared Philippines salaries for Engineering and All Jobs and we found that Engineering salaries are 8% less than those of All Jobs.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Cagayan de Oro13,850 PHP
Cebu62,004 PHP
Dasmarinas40,782 PHP
Davao8,000 PHP
Makati46,885 PHP
Manila41,800 PHP
Paranaque25,583 PHP
Pasig48,399 PHP
Quezon City33,829 PHP
Taguig49,222 PHP
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