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Engineering Average Salaries in Bangladesh 2019

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

51,178 BDT per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Engineering in Bangladesh typically earns around 51,178 BDT 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
Acoustics Engineer53,991 BDT
Assembly Engineering Technician46,960 BDT
Assistant Chief Engineer58,262 BDT
Associate Engineer49,521 BDT
Autocad Operator42,557 BDT
Automation Engineer60,508 BDT
Avionic System Support Engineer51,591 BDT
Biochemical Engineer58,941 BDT
BMS Engineer52,878 BDT
Bridge and Lock Tender51,875 BDT
Broadcast Engineer61,687 BDT
CAD Design Engineer52,693 BDT
CAD Designer44,422 BDT
CAE Engineer52,182 BDT
Ceramics Engineer53,971 BDT
Civil Engineer50,413 BDT
Commissioning Engineer53,886 BDT
Communications Engineer53,322 BDT
Condition Monitoring Engineer47,802 BDT
Contract Associate Engineer55,988 BDT
Control Systems Engineer55,145 BDT
Controls Engineer52,733 BDT
Controls Software Engineer54,631 BDT
Corrosion Engineer50,632 BDT
Design Engineer55,640 BDT
Drafter39,862 BDT
Drafting Manager60,859 BDT
Drilling Engineer50,851 BDT
Electrical Draughtsman32,609 BDT
Electrical Engineer57,692 BDT
Electrical Engineering Manager68,502 BDT
Electromechanical Engineering Technologist60,227 BDT
Electromechanical Equipment Assembler52,851 BDT
Energy Engineer60,888 BDT
Engine Assembler37,319 BDT
Engineer55,149 BDT
Engineering Account Manager50,442 BDT
Engineering Chief Designer54,925 BDT
Engineering Consultant62,499 BDT
Engineering Key Account Manager61,148 BDT
Engineering Lab Technician46,845 BDT
Engineering Planning Manager62,753 BDT
Engineering Production Manager68,901 BDT
Engineering Project Analyst61,569 BDT
Engineering Project Coordinator 52,518 BDT
Engineering Project Director67,704 BDT
Engineering Project Manager64,069 BDT
Engineering Research and Development Manager63,156 BDT
Engineering Safety Coordinator47,428 BDT
Engineering Sales Manager65,779 BDT
Engineering Technician46,984 BDT
Engineering Technologist46,598 BDT
Environmental Engineer53,655 BDT
Equipment Engineer50,340 BDT
Equipment Engineering Manager62,246 BDT
Estimator50,338 BDT
Fabrication Specialist46,042 BDT
Fabricator40,809 BDT
Facade Engineer55,889 BDT
Fiber Analyst45,256 BDT
Field Engineer52,182 BDT
Field Engineering Manager69,799 BDT
Fire Engineer57,406 BDT
Fitter and Turner30,343 BDT
Forestry Strategic Planner58,360 BDT
Generation Engineer60,755 BDT
Genetic Engineer68,936 BDT
Geological Engineer61,271 BDT
Geotechnical Engineer57,292 BDT
Heavy Equipment Mechanic42,049 BDT
Highway Engineer47,693 BDT
HSE Professional48,650 BDT
HVAC Engineer54,377 BDT
HVAC Supervisor52,834 BDT
Industrial Engineer51,670 BDT
Industrial Engineering Technologist50,135 BDT
Instrument Engineer56,241 BDT
Instrumentation and Control Engineer57,008 BDT
Instrumentation Engineer55,754 BDT
Instrumentation Manager68,147 BDT
Irrigation Engineer52,591 BDT
Licensed Aircraft Engineer57,337 BDT
Locomotive Engineer49,819 BDT
Maintenance Engineer52,750 BDT
Maintenance Fitter34,030 BDT
Maintenance Manager62,732 BDT
Manufacturing Engineer55,658 BDT
Marine Engineer48,084 BDT
Materials Engineer51,158 BDT
Materials Researcher55,773 BDT
Materials Technician52,182 BDT
Mechanical and Electrical Engineer57,771 BDT
Mechanical Design Engineer55,868 BDT
Mechanical Designer49,603 BDT
Mechanical Engineer58,034 BDT
Mechanical Engineering Manager68,901 BDT
Mechanical Inspector53,222 BDT
Mechatronics Engineer51,261 BDT
Mining Engineer48,966 BDT
Oil and Petrochemical Engineer58,251 BDT
Optical Engineer48,410 BDT
Optical Instrument Assembler44,224 BDT
PCB Assembler39,523 BDT
Photonics Engineer59,409 BDT
Photonics Technician49,125 BDT
Pipeline Engineer52,591 BDT
Piping Designer47,402 BDT
Piping Engineer49,317 BDT
Planning Engineer52,898 BDT
Pressure Vessel Inspector35,222 BDT
Principal Cost Engineer55,900 BDT
Principal Engineer55,549 BDT
Principal Support Engineer49,521 BDT
Process Engineer51,376 BDT
Process Operator45,770 BDT
Product Development Engineer57,464 BDT
Product Development Technician44,715 BDT
Product Engineer52,488 BDT
Product Safety Engineer54,386 BDT
Production Engineer57,432 BDT
Project Engineer57,228 BDT
Proposal Manager63,115 BDT
Purchasing Engineer51,044 BDT
Quality Assurance Engineer49,214 BDT
Rail Engineer50,135 BDT
Robotics Engineer60,631 BDT
Robotics Technician50,851 BDT
Safety Engineer50,330 BDT
Safety Inspector48,650 BDT
Safety Manager56,602 BDT
Safety Officer43,051 BDT
Sales Engineer49,317 BDT
Scheduling Engineer45,032 BDT
Service Engineer55,196 BDT
Solar Engineer54,158 BDT
Staff Engineer52,182 BDT
Static Equipment Engineer49,404 BDT
Stationary Engineer51,120 BDT
Stress Engineer47,595 BDT
Structural Analysis Engineer53,547 BDT
Structural Designer48,555 BDT
Structural Engineer55,254 BDT
Structural Technician46,495 BDT
Supply Chain Specialist60,227 BDT
Surveyor41,723 BDT
Technical Affairs Officer42,607 BDT
Technical Assistant46,453 BDT
Technical Engineer46,750 BDT
Technical Support Engineer48,555 BDT
Tender Engineer46,984 BDT
Test Development Engineer49,508 BDT
Transportation Engineer54,953 BDT
Validation Engineer51,261 BDT
Verification Engineer51,591 BDT
Wastewater Engineer48,615 BDT
Wind Energy Engineer55,718 BDT
Wind Energy Operations Manager65,571 BDT
Work Planner39,070 BDT

Engineering Jobs Salary Distribution in Bangladesh

Median and salary distribution monthly Bangladesh Engineering

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

The Engineering salaries in Bangladesh range between 28,297 BDT per month (minimum salary) to 67,919 BDT per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 53,225 BDT per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Engineering are earning less than 53,225 BDT while the other half are earning more than 53,225 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 Engineering are earning less than 36,685 BDT while 75% of them are earning more than 36,685 BDT. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Engineering are earning less than 65,418 BDT while 25% are earning more than 65,418 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

Engineering Salary Forecast and Trend in Bangladesh

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

Salary trends and forecast monthly Bangladesh Engineering
Average Salary 2016    =  
45,893 BDT
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
47,591 BDT
Average Salary 2018    +4%  
49,352 BDT
Average Salary 2019    +4%  
51,178 BDT
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Engineering 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.

Engineering Hourly Average Wage in Bangladesh

295 BDT per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Bangladesh for Engineering is 295 BDT. This means that the average person in Bangladesh earns approximatly 295 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.

Engineering VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Engineering and Engineering monthly BangladeshWe compared Bangladesh salaries for Engineering and All Jobs and we found that Engineering salaries are 11% less than those of All Jobs.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Barisal51,036 BDT
Bogra53,658 BDT
Chandpur46,965 BDT
Chittagong56,300 BDT
Coxs Bazar49,102 BDT
Dhaka57,227 BDT
Jamalpur48,154 BDT
Jessore50,349 BDT
Khulna54,490 BDT
Rajshahi55,650 BDT
St. Martin46,014 BDT
Sylhet52,553 BDT
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