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Construction / Building / Installation Average Salaries in Bangladesh 2019

How much money does a person working in Construction / Building / Installation make in Bangladesh?

40,808 BDT per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Construction / Building / Installation in Bangladesh typically earns around 40,808 BDT per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits.
Salaries differ drasticly between different Construction / Building / Installation 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
Adjudicator38,155 BDT
Assembler35,503 BDT
Boat Builder and Shipwright38,829 BDT
Bricklayer29,489 BDT
Building Administrator37,167 BDT
Building Contracts Manager64,731 BDT
Building Inspector42,981 BDT
Building Monitor30,758 BDT
Building Sales Manager61,727 BDT
Cabinetmaker35,784 BDT
Carpenter38,691 BDT
Civil Engineer50,308 BDT
Civil Technician43,243 BDT
Concreter37,015 BDT
Construction and Maintenance Manager45,585 BDT
Construction Assistant40,604 BDT
Construction Coordinator46,506 BDT
Construction Estimator49,588 BDT
Construction Field Engineer49,508 BDT
Construction General Manager56,602 BDT
Construction Inventory Officer30,733 BDT
Construction Operations Manager56,766 BDT
Construction Project Coordinator52,790 BDT
Construction Project Engineer55,165 BDT
Construction Project Manager65,402 BDT
Construction Project Planner52,032 BDT
Construction Quality Control Manager59,306 BDT
Construction Safety Officer51,094 BDT
Construction Superintendent53,244 BDT
Construction Supervisor55,982 BDT
Construction Technical Assistant37,190 BDT
Construction Technical Officer38,989 BDT
Construction Technical Writer35,670 BDT
Construction Technician34,626 BDT
Crane and Tower Operator33,959 BDT
Diesel Mechanic30,988 BDT
Drywall Installer32,071 BDT
Electrical Draftsman29,916 BDT
Electrical Engineering Supervisor54,816 BDT
Electrical Engineering Technician42,134 BDT
Electrician47,615 BDT
Elevator Installer and Repairer37,395 BDT
Engineer54,517 BDT
Excavator Operator39,447 BDT
Floor Finisher39,786 BDT
Floor Manager45,216 BDT
Foreman29,669 BDT
Frame and Truss Detailer31,613 BDT
Furniture Finisher29,466 BDT
Gas Technician 29,115 BDT
Handyman28,531 BDT
Health and Safety Coordinator40,993 BDT
Health and Safety Officer36,156 BDT
Installation Manager58,490 BDT
Installer35,316 BDT
Insulation Installer32,612 BDT
Labourer26,146 BDT
Land Surveyor38,915 BDT
Lift Technician28,890 BDT
Material Tester37,871 BDT
Model Maker36,711 BDT
Order Picker31,740 BDT
Painter30,939 BDT
Pipe Layer27,221 BDT
Pipefitter28,447 BDT
Plumber33,416 BDT
Property Coordinator51,571 BDT
Purchasing Manager57,425 BDT
Quantity Surveyor49,106 BDT
Roof Slater and Tiler34,560 BDT
Sheet Metal Mechanic39,669 BDT
Site Clerk33,416 BDT
Site engineer51,790 BDT
Site Leader57,432 BDT
Stock Controller42,812 BDT
Structural Steel Construction Worker35,784 BDT
Technical Draughtsman35,784 BDT
Tendering Manager65,311 BDT
Tower Crane Operator30,748 BDT
Wall and Floor Tiler29,310 BDT
Warehouse Manager58,964 BDT
Welder31,127 BDT
Welding Superintendent36,741 BDT

Construction / Building / Installation Jobs Salary Distribution in Bangladesh

Median and salary distribution monthly Bangladesh Construction / Building / Installation

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

The Construction / Building / Installation salaries in Bangladesh range between 24,765 BDT per month (minimum salary) to 67,214 BDT per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 42,440 BDT per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Construction / Building / Installation are earning less than 42,440 BDT while the other half are earning more than 42,440 BDT. 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 Construction / Building / Installation are earning less than 30,242 BDT while 75% of them are earning more than 30,242 BDT. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Construction / Building / Installation are earning less than 59,213 BDT while 25% are earning more than 59,213 BDT.

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

Construction / Building / Installation Salary Forecast and Trend in Bangladesh

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

Salary trends and forecast monthly Bangladesh Construction / Building / Installation
Average Salary 2016    =  
36,594 BDT
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
37,948 BDT
Average Salary 2018    +4%  
39,352 BDT
Average Salary 2019    +4%  
40,808 BDT
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Construction / Building / Installation salaries in Bangladesh are rising in the year 2019 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2019 are 4% 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.

Construction / Building / Installation Hourly Average Wage in Bangladesh

235 BDT per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Bangladesh for Construction / Building / Installation is 235 BDT. This means that the average person in Bangladesh earns approximatly 235 BDT 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.

Construction / Building / Installation VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Construction / Building / Installation and Construction / Building / Installation monthly BangladeshWe compared Bangladesh salaries for Construction / Building / Installation and All Jobs and we found that Construction / Building / Installation salaries are 29% less than those of All Jobs.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Barisal40,694 BDT
Bogra42,785 BDT
Chandpur37,448 BDT
Chittagong44,892 BDT
Coxs Bazar39,152 BDT
Dhaka45,631 BDT
Jamalpur38,396 BDT
Jessore40,147 BDT
Khulna43,449 BDT
Rajshahi44,373 BDT
St. Martin36,690 BDT
Sylhet41,904 BDT
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