How much money does a person working in Government and Defence make in Bangladesh?
63,674 BDT per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Government and Defence in Bangladesh typically earns around 63,674 BDT per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits.
Salaries differ drasticly between different Government and Defence jobs. If you are interested in the salary of a particular job, see below for salaries for specific job titles.
Salaries for specific jobs
|Armed Forces Officer||57,692 BDT|
|Army Officer||55,640 BDT|
|Customs Officer||51,360 BDT|
|Defense Officer||67,002 BDT|
|Electoral Project Coordinator||71,797 BDT|
|Federal Government Worker||59,876 BDT|
|Government Affairs Advisor||78,737 BDT|
|Government Affairs Director||94,061 BDT|
|Government Affairs Representative||81,042 BDT|
|Government Officer||71,769 BDT|
|Government Property Inspector||91,389 BDT|
|Government Relations Associate||76,476 BDT|
|International Cooperation Specialist||66,796 BDT|
|Military Personnel||68,651 BDT|
|Police Constable||52,733 BDT|
|Public Affairs Specialist||65,472 BDT|
|Public Information Officer||54,268 BDT|
|VAT Fraud Investigator||57,188 BDT|
Government and Defence Jobs Salary Distribution in Bangladesh
Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles
The Government and Defence salaries in Bangladesh range between 45,990 BDT per month (minimum salary) to 91,971 BDT per month (maximum salary).
The median salary is 66,221 BDT per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Government and Defence are earning less than 66,221 BDT while the other half are earning more than 66,221 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 Government and Defence are earning less than 50,495 BDT while 75% of them are earning more than 50,495 BDT. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Government and Defence are earning less than 85,423 BDT while 25% are earning more than 85,423 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
Government and Defence Salary Forecast and Trend in Bangladesh
How do Government and Defence salaries change over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary in recent years.
|Average Salary 2016|| = |
|Average Salary 2017|| +4% |
|Average Salary 2018|| +4% |
|Average Salary 2019|| +4% |
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Government and Defence 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.
Government and Defence Hourly Average Wage in Bangladesh
367 BDT per hour
Average Hourly Wage
The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Bangladesh for Government and Defence is 367 BDT. This means that the average person in Bangladesh earns approximatly 367 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.
Government and Defence VS Other Jobs
We compared Bangladesh salaries for Government and Defence and All Jobs and we found that Government and Defence salaries are 11% more than those of All Jobs.
Salary Comparison By City
|Coxs Bazar||61,090 BDT|
|St. Martin||57,249 BDT|
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