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Insurance Average Salaries in Qatar 2021

How much money does a person working in Insurance make in Qatar?


Average Monthly Salary
15,700 QAR
( 189,000 QAR yearly)

LOW
5,830
QAR
AVERAGE
15,700
QAR
HIGH
30,300
QAR

A person working in Insurance in Qatar typically earns around 15,700 QAR per month. Salaries range from 5,830 QAR (lowest average) to 30,300 QAR (highest average, actual maximum salary is higher).

This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Salaries vary drastically between different Insurance careers. 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
Actuarial Analyst20,200 QAR
Actuarial Assistant13,900 QAR
Actuary21,100 QAR
Adjustment Insurance Clerk5,740 QAR
Assistant Broker9,370 QAR
Assistant Claims Manager15,900 QAR
Associate Insurance Representative7,590 QAR
Auditing Insurance Manager22,400 QAR
Broker15,500 QAR
Claim Advocacy Professional14,800 QAR
Claims Adjuster5,470 QAR
Claims Analyst8,260 QAR
Claims Examiner8,070 QAR
Claims Manager21,400 QAR
Claims Processor5,490 QAR
Claims Representative6,620 QAR
Claims Resolution Specialist17,200 QAR
Claims Supervisor15,800 QAR
Complaints Specialist13,800 QAR
Compliance Officer12,800 QAR
Consultant15,200 QAR
Eligibility Specialist15,600 QAR
Insurance Account Manager18,300 QAR
Insurance Accounts Executive15,900 QAR
Insurance Agent9,370 QAR
Insurance Analyst14,900 QAR
Insurance Appraiser14,900 QAR
Insurance Claims Clerk5,400 QAR
Insurance Examiner14,400 QAR
Insurance Investigator14,400 QAR
Insurance Manager25,900 QAR
Insurance Operations Manager26,800 QAR
Insurance Policy Processing Clerk5,560 QAR
Insurance Pricing Assistant12,000 QAR
Insurance Program Manager20,400 QAR
Insurance Project Manager19,400 QAR
Insurance Quality Assurance Agent13,100 QAR
Insurance Sales Agent8,680 QAR
Insurance Sales Director24,100 QAR
Insurance Team Leader16,700 QAR
Insurance Underwriter11,000 QAR
Loss Control Specialist14,800 QAR
Loss Prevention Investigator15,500 QAR
Loss Prevention Manager21,200 QAR
Loss Prevention Specialist16,700 QAR
Marine Underwriter11,800 QAR
Medical Auditor15,300 QAR
Monitoring and Performance Officer10,300 QAR
Payment Services Specialist14,900 QAR
Policy Change Director23,200 QAR
Policy Change Supervisor17,200 QAR
Policy Change Technician7,550 QAR
Risk Analyst16,600 QAR
Risk Management Director28,100 QAR
Risk Management Supervisor19,600 QAR
Risk Manager28,500 QAR
Risk Modeling Manager27,800 QAR
Title Insurance Typist13,100 QAR
Training Manager16,400 QAR

Insurance Jobs Salary Distribution in Qatar

Median and salary distribution monthly Qatar Insurance
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The median, the maximum, the minimum, and the range

  • Salary Range

    Insurance salaries in Qatar range from 5,830 QAR per month (minimum average salary) to 30,300 QAR per month (maximum average salary, actual maximum is higher).

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 16,400 QAR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Insurance are earning less than 16,400 QAR while the other half are earning more than 16,400 QAR. 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 people working in Insurance are earning less than 9,980 QAR while 75% of them are earning more than 9,980 QAR. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Insurance are earning less than 24,300 QAR while 25% are earning more than 24,300 QAR.


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

Salary Comparison by Years of Experience

How does a person's salary progress over time?

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The experience level is the most important factor in determining the salary. Naturally the more years of experience the higher the wage.

Generally speaking, employees having experience from two to five years earn on average 32% more than freshers and juniors across all industries and disciplines.

Professionals with experience of more than five years tend to earn on average 36% more than those with five years or less of work experience.


Change in salary based on experience varies drastically from one location to another and depends hugely on the career field as well. The data displayed here is the combined average of many different jobs. To view accurate figures, choose a specific job title.

As you hit the ten years mark, the salary increases by 21% and an additional 14% for those who have crossed the 15 years mark.

Those figures are presented as guidelines only. The numbers become more significant if you consider one job title at a time.

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.

Salary Comparison By Education

How does the education level affect your salary?

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It is well known that higher education equals a bigger salary, but how much more money can a degree add to your income? We compared the salaries of professionals at the same level but with different college degrees levels across many jobs, below are our findings.


Change in salary based on education varies drastically from one location to another and depends hugely on the career field as well. The data displayed here is the combined average of multiple jobs. To view accurate figures, choose a specific job title.

Workers with a certificate or diploma earn on average 17% more than their peers who only reached the high school level.

Employees who earned a Bachelor's Degree earn 24% more than those who only managed to attain a cerificate or diploma.

Professionals who attained a Master's Degree are awarded salaries that are 29% more than those with a Bachelor's Degree.

Finally, PhD holders earn 23% more than Master's Degree holders on average while doing the same job.


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 Qatar costs anywhere from 78,400 Qatari Rial(s) to 235,000 Qatari Rial(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 this tactic. The average increase in compensation while changing jobs is approximately 10% more than the customary salary increment.

The decision really depends on your situation and experience among many other factors. Putting all variables aside, if you can afford the costs of higher education then the return on investment is definitely worth it. You should be able to recover the costs in roughly a year or so.

Insurance Salary Comparison By Gender

Salary comparison by gender monthly Qatar Insurance
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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 employees in Qatar who work in Insurance earn 7% more than their female counterparts on average.

Male
16,400 QAR
Female-6%
15,300 QAR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Comparison By Gender in Qatar for all Careers

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Insurance Average Annual Salary Increment Percentage in Qatar

How much are annual salary increments in Qatar for Insurance professionals? How often do employees get salary raises?

Insurance

Insurance professionals in Qatar are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 10% every 15 months. The national average annual increment for all professions combined is 9% granted to employees every 16 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.

Qatar / 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 Qatar is 7%.

Annual Increment Rate By Industry 2020

Banking
5%
Energy
1%
Information Technology
6%
Healthcare
2%
Travel
7%
Construction
3%
Education
8%

Listed above are the average annual increase rates for each industry in Qatar for the year 2020. 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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Insurance Bonus and Incentive Rates in Qatar

How much and how often are bonuses being awarded?Annual Salary Bonus Rate Qatar Insurance
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Insurance is considered to be a moderate bonus-based field 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.

45% of surveyed staff in Insurance reported that they haven't received any bonuses or incentives in the previous year while 55% 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
55%
No Bonus
45%

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.

Example:
A graphics designer working for a graphics designing company.

Example:
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.

Insurance Hourly Average Wage in Qatar


91 QAR per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Qatar is 91 QAR. This means that the average person in Qatar earns approximately 91 QAR 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.

Insurance VS Other Jobs

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The average salary for Insurance is 0% more than that of All Jobs.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Doha16,400 QAR

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 Qatar earn 5% more than their private sector counterparts on average across all sectors.

Private Sector
15,300 QAR
Public Sector+5%
16,000 QAR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

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