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Information Technology Average Salaries in Saudi Arabia 2019

How much money does a person working in Information Technology make in Saudi Arabia?

16,302 SAR per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Information Technology in Saudi Arabia typically earns around 16,302 SAR per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits.
Salaries differ drasticly between different Information Technology 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
2nd Line Systems Engineer14,886 SAR
ABAP Developer14,525 SAR
Advertising Account Planner14,127 SAR
Android Developer13,462 SAR
Angular Developer13,143 SAR
Application Consultant16,530 SAR
Applications System Specialist14,017 SAR
Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Specialist16,718 SAR
Artificial Intelligence Developer15,214 SAR
AS400 Programmer14,455 SAR
Assistant Information Technology Manager19,001 SAR
Assistant Service Delivery Manager19,129 SAR
Avaloq Developer13,371 SAR
BizTalk Developer 14,967 SAR
Blockchain Associate14,425 SAR
Blockchain Developer14,763 SAR
Build and Release Engineer14,565 SAR
Business Intelligence Analyst16,878 SAR
Business Intelligence Developer16,575 SAR
Business Objects Developer14,596 SAR
Business Process Consultant16,265 SAR
Business Systems Analyst13,717 SAR
C# Developer14,626 SAR
C++ Developer15,705 SAR
Capacity Planning Manager21,079 SAR
Change Administrator12,921 SAR
Chief Information Security Officer22,618 SAR
Client Delivery Manager21,146 SAR
CMS Developer13,011 SAR
Computer Animator13,895 SAR
Computer Hardware Engineer13,011 SAR
Computer Networks Architect15,743 SAR
Computer Operator10,736 SAR
Computer Technician12,245 SAR
Copy Editor12,933 SAR
CRM Application Administrator14,113 SAR
Cross Platform Security Manager18,515 SAR
Curam Developer13,192 SAR
Data Analyst14,596 SAR
Data Architect15,457 SAR
Data Center Technician14,139 SAR
Data Entry Supervisor11,587 SAR
Data Manager17,864 SAR
Data Modeling Analyst15,178 SAR
Data Quality Analyst14,470 SAR
Data Security Analyst14,846 SAR
Data Security Manager19,375 SAR
Data Warehousing Manager16,273 SAR
Data Warehousing Specialist14,135 SAR
Database Administration Manager17,621 SAR
Database Administrator16,236 SAR
Database Analyst16,706 SAR
Database Developer16,156 SAR
Database Report Writer14,812 SAR
Delivery Manager15,631 SAR
Developer / Programmer13,968 SAR
Development Manager17,745 SAR
Director of Application Development19,658 SAR
Director of Technology23,131 SAR
Disaster Recovery Analyst14,164 SAR
Documentation Specialist13,408 SAR
E-Commerce Manager18,047 SAR
E-Commerce Marketing Analyst17,119 SAR
E-Commerce Marketing Manager20,415 SAR
E-Commerce Sales Manager21,065 SAR
E-Commerce Strategy Manager22,111 SAR
Enterprise Architecture Manager19,148 SAR
Enterprise Infrastructure Architect16,307 SAR
Enterprise Infrastructure Manager21,681 SAR
ERP / CRM Technical Consultant15,777 SAR
ERP Analyst17,241 SAR
ERP Project Manager20,139 SAR
Ethical Hacker14,553 SAR
Financial Systems Manager20,902 SAR
Flash Developer13,250 SAR
Front End Developer13,036 SAR
Full Stack Developer15,150 SAR
Functional Analyst16,268 SAR
Game Developer14,805 SAR
GIS Analyst14,261 SAR
GIS Developer14,640 SAR
Global BI Analyst16,614 SAR
Graphical User Interface ( GUI ) Programmer13,327 SAR
Graphics Programmer12,975 SAR
Graphics Web Designer12,475 SAR
Hardware Design Engineer14,594 SAR
Hardware Engineering Manager23,518 SAR
Hardware Technician11,568 SAR
Head of Development21,294 SAR
Help Desk Analyst14,901 SAR
Help Desk Manager14,931 SAR
Help Desk Support11,391 SAR
Helpdesk Manager18,381 SAR
Imaging Programmer13,205 SAR
Informatics Optimization Specialist15,277 SAR
Information Assurance Analyst15,185 SAR
Information Program Director19,511 SAR
Information Security Administrator15,362 SAR
Information Security Analyst15,939 SAR
Information Security Engineer13,816 SAR
Information Security Manager19,635 SAR
Information Security Specialist16,084 SAR
Information Services Consultant16,404 SAR
Information Technology Administrator12,171 SAR
Information Technology Asset Manager18,165 SAR
Information Technology Consultant15,727 SAR
Information Technology Coordinator12,793 SAR
Information Technology Director25,443 SAR
Information Technology Infrastructure Engineer13,544 SAR
Information Technology Manager23,520 SAR
Information Technology Operations Manager23,635 SAR
Information Technology Product Manager21,831 SAR
Information Technology Project Administrator13,463 SAR
Information Technology Project Coordinator16,277 SAR
Information Technology Project Leader18,123 SAR
Information Technology Project Manager18,751 SAR
Information Technology Quality Assurance Manager17,994 SAR
Information Technology Quality Assurance Team Lead (QA)17,232 SAR
Information Technology Quality Specialist15,100 SAR
Information Technology Support10,583 SAR
Information Technology Team Leader19,412 SAR
Information Technology Trainer16,220 SAR
Information Technology Training Analyst15,528 SAR
Interface Design Manager20,012 SAR
Interface Designer12,309 SAR
IOS Developer14,131 SAR
Java Developer13,852 SAR
Javascript Developer14,330 SAR
Lead Developer15,281 SAR
Linux Administrator15,364 SAR
Lotus Domino Administrator15,599 SAR
Lotus Notes Developer16,016 SAR
Mail Server Administrator13,859 SAR
Major Incident Manager18,390 SAR
Managed Service Specialist15,459 SAR
Microsystems Engineer15,980 SAR
Mobile Developer13,826 SAR
Multimedia Developer12,962 SAR
Multimedia Services Manager17,840 SAR
Network Administration Team Lead17,254 SAR
Network Administrator13,706 SAR
Network Analyst14,382 SAR
Network and Infrastructure Manager23,056 SAR
Network Engineer13,660 SAR
Network Engineering Manager16,283 SAR
Network Security Systems Manager17,301 SAR
Network Specialist14,636 SAR
Network Technician11,448 SAR
Nodejs Developer15,701 SAR
NT Systems Administrator13,537 SAR
Numerical Control Programmer13,076 SAR
Online Banking Manager23,946 SAR
Online Banking Specialist18,907 SAR
OPS Manager18,247 SAR
Oracle Database Administrator14,683 SAR
Oracle Developer16,333 SAR
Perl Developer13,775 SAR
PHP Developer14,071 SAR
Python Developer15,214 SAR
Records Manager13,451 SAR
Remedy Developer12,158 SAR
Reporting Analyst14,531 SAR
Ruby Developer14,017 SAR
Salesforce Administrator15,445 SAR
Salesforce Developer12,621 SAR
SAP Consultant15,547 SAR
SAS Programmer14,107 SAR
Scrum Master12,823 SAR
SEO Associate12,287 SAR
SEO Manager18,683 SAR
Service Delivery Manager20,671 SAR
Service Level Manager19,338 SAR
Service Support Lead14,945 SAR
SharePoint Administrator14,753 SAR
Sharepoint Consultant16,427 SAR
Sharepoint Developer14,153 SAR
Shift Leader16,575 SAR
SOA Analyst16,762 SAR
SOC Engineer14,444 SAR
Software Analyst15,528 SAR
Software Architect15,649 SAR
Software Development Manager17,505 SAR
Software Engineer15,719 SAR
Software QA Engineer14,325 SAR
Software Sales13,425 SAR
Software Specialist13,111 SAR
Software Support Engineer12,710 SAR
Software Test Engineer13,396 SAR
Solutions Architect16,877 SAR
Storage Engineer12,758 SAR
Supervisor13,704 SAR
Support Analyst14,305 SAR
Support Specialist16,204 SAR
System Administrator13,411 SAR
Systems Analyst15,176 SAR
Systems Architect15,443 SAR
Systems Consultant15,870 SAR
Systems Engineer12,384 SAR
Systems Integrator14,803 SAR
Technical Analyst13,823 SAR
Technical Consultant15,722 SAR
Technical Manager16,085 SAR
Technical Project Manager20,225 SAR
Technical Sales14,251 SAR
Technical Trainer16,440 SAR
Technical Writer14,236 SAR
Technology Business Analyst15,403 SAR
Technology Director18,816 SAR
Technology Specialist17,043 SAR
Teradata Developer12,860 SAR
Test Analyst15,220 SAR
Tester13,295 SAR
Testing Manager17,978 SAR
TIBCO Developer12,685 SAR
UNIX Administrator14,805 SAR
Usability Engineer14,267 SAR
User Experience Consultant16,975 SAR
User Experience Design Expert15,471 SAR
User Experience Designer12,894 SAR
User Experience Researcher16,650 SAR
User Interface Designer15,342 SAR
VB Developer12,308 SAR
VB.NET Developer14,030 SAR
Video Game Designer13,410 SAR
Visual Information Specialist13,830 SAR
Web Applications Manager18,141 SAR
Web Content Specialist16,779 SAR
Web Designer13,435 SAR
Web Developer13,509 SAR
Web Editor12,414 SAR
Web Project Manager17,431 SAR
Web Promotions Specialist14,606 SAR
Web Security Administrator15,041 SAR
Web Security Manager20,225 SAR
Web Support Analyst11,816 SAR
Web Writer12,817 SAR
Webmaster13,321 SAR
Windows System Administrator14,553 SAR
Wireless Consultant15,547 SAR
Writer and Documentor13,665 SAR

Information Technology Jobs Salary Distribution in Saudi Arabia

Median and salary distribution monthly Saudi Arabia Information Technology

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

The Information Technology salaries in Saudi Arabia range between 2,381 SAR per month (minimum salary) to 25,891 SAR per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 15,813 SAR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Information Technology are earning less than 15,813 SAR while the other half are earning more than 15,813 SAR. 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 Information Technology are earning less than 8,187 SAR while 75% of them are earning more than 8,187 SAR. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Information Technology are earning less than 19,601 SAR while 25% are earning more than 19,601 SAR.

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

Information Technology Salary Forecast and Trend in Saudi Arabia

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

Salary trends and forecast monthly Saudi Arabia Information Technology
Average Salary 2016    =  
15,141 SAR
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
15,701 SAR
Average Salary 2018    +2%  
15,952 SAR
Average Salary 2019    +2%  
16,302 SAR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Information Technology salaries in Saudi Arabia are rising in the year 2019 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2019 are 2% 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.

Information Technology Hourly Average Wage in Saudi Arabia

94 SAR per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Saudi Arabia for Information Technology is 94 SAR. This means that the average person in Saudi Arabia earns approximatly 94 SAR 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.

Information Technology VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Information Technology and Information Technology monthly Saudi ArabiaWe compared Saudi Arabia salaries for Information Technology and All Jobs and we found that Information Technology salaries are 3% less than those of All Jobs.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Abha15,470 SAR
Dammam16,037 SAR
Jeddah16,930 SAR
Khubar15,817 SAR
Mecca16,633 SAR
Medina16,336 SAR
Riyadh17,226 SAR
Tabuk14,824 SAR
Taif15,109 SAR
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