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Automotive Average Salaries in Saudi Arabia 2019

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

11,708 SAR per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Automotive in Saudi Arabia typically earns around 11,708 SAR per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits.
Salaries differ drasticly between different Automotive 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
After Sales Automotive Manager16,872 SAR
Alignment Technician9,942 SAR
Auto Damage Adjuster8,515 SAR
Auto Detailer8,240 SAR
Auto Parts Manager15,870 SAR
Automotive Assembler8,022 SAR
Automotive Assembly Manager15,594 SAR
Automotive Body Repairer8,292 SAR
Automotive Branch Manager15,615 SAR
Automotive Central Planner9,491 SAR
Automotive Electrician8,346 SAR
Automotive Estimating Manager15,317 SAR
Automotive Estimator16,016 SAR
Automotive General Manager18,116 SAR
Automotive Inventory Officer8,305 SAR
Automotive Parts Supplier11,700 SAR
Automotive Project Engineer12,027 SAR
Automotive Project Manager14,931 SAR
Automotive Purchase Manager15,717 SAR
Automotive Sales13,996 SAR
Automotive Technician8,632 SAR
Automotive Test Engineer14,886 SAR
Automotive Warranty Administrator11,117 SAR
Automotive Warranty Clerk9,617 SAR
Car Parts and Accessories Fitter7,531 SAR
Damage Appraiser11,854 SAR
Diesel Engine Specialist9,179 SAR
Job Card Opener7,041 SAR
Lube Technician7,199 SAR
Master File Maintenance10,247 SAR
Materials Planner12,597 SAR
Mechanic8,097 SAR
Motor Vehicle Inspector12,622 SAR
Service Advisor11,920 SAR
Service Manager16,171 SAR
Stock Controller10,441 SAR
Technical Advisor12,014 SAR
Tire Retreader9,371 SAR
Used Car Manager16,358 SAR
Vehicle Body Maker8,606 SAR
Vehicle Examiner10,070 SAR
Vehicle Painter8,729 SAR
Vehicle Trimmer9,240 SAR
Welder7,206 SAR

Automotive Jobs Salary Distribution in Saudi Arabia

Median and salary distribution monthly Saudi Arabia Automotive

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

The Automotive salaries in Saudi Arabia range between 7,250 SAR per month (minimum salary) to 18,641 SAR per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 11,356 SAR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Automotive are earning less than 11,356 SAR while the other half are earning more than 11,356 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 Automotive are earning less than 8,373 SAR while 75% of them are earning more than 8,373 SAR. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Automotive are earning less than 14,098 SAR while 25% are earning more than 14,098 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

Automotive Salary Forecast and Trend in Saudi Arabia

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

Salary trends and forecast monthly Saudi Arabia Automotive
Average Salary 2016    =  
10,874 SAR
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
11,276 SAR
Average Salary 2018    +2%  
11,456 SAR
Average Salary 2019    +2%  
11,708 SAR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Automotive 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.

Automotive Hourly Average Wage in Saudi Arabia

68 SAR per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Saudi Arabia for Automotive is 68 SAR. This means that the average person in Saudi Arabia earns approximatly 68 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.

Automotive VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Automotive and Automotive monthly Saudi ArabiaWe compared Saudi Arabia salaries for Automotive and All Jobs and we found that Automotive salaries are 30% less than those of All Jobs.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Abha11,110 SAR
Dammam11,517 SAR
Jeddah12,158 SAR
Khubar11,359 SAR
Mecca11,945 SAR
Medina11,731 SAR
Riyadh12,371 SAR
Tabuk10,646 SAR
Taif10,851 SAR
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