How much money does a person working in Counseling make in Saudi Arabia?
17,986 SAR per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Counseling in Saudi Arabia typically earns around 17,986 SAR per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits.
Salaries differ drasticly between different Counseling jobs. If you are interested in the salary of a particular job, see below for salaries for specific job titles.
Salaries for specific jobs
|Adoption Services Director||17,957 SAR|
|Alcohol and Drug Counselor||17,398 SAR|
|Assistant Instructor||15,400 SAR|
|Career Counselor||18,116 SAR|
|Director of Rehabilitation Services||20,578 SAR|
|Disability Consultant||17,331 SAR|
|Employment Counselor||17,797 SAR|
|Family Advocate||16,094 SAR|
|Family Services Specialist||16,004 SAR|
|Family Support Specialist||15,665 SAR|
|Family Youth Worker||13,722 SAR|
|Guidance Counselor||14,797 SAR|
|Guidance Director||19,618 SAR|
|Mental Health Counselor||18,458 SAR|
|Programs Coordinator||16,204 SAR|
|Supervising Counselor||18,316 SAR|
|Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor||15,487 SAR|
|Youth Advocate||15,107 SAR|
|Youth Care Counselor||18,290 SAR|
|Youth Care Specialist||14,569 SAR|
|Youth Development Manager||19,655 SAR|
Counseling Jobs Salary Distribution in Saudi Arabia
Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles
The Counseling salaries in Saudi Arabia range between 13,670 SAR per month (minimum salary) to 24,854 SAR per month (maximum salary).
The median salary is 18,706 SAR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Counseling are earning less than 18,706 SAR while the other half are earning more than 18,706 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 Counseling are earning less than 14,569 SAR while 75% of them are earning more than 14,569 SAR. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Counseling are earning less than 23,522 SAR while 25% are earning more than 23,522 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
Counseling Salary Forecast and Trend in Saudi Arabia
How do Counseling 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
Counseling 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 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.
Counseling Hourly Average Wage in Saudi Arabia
104 SAR per hour
Average Hourly Wage
The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Saudi Arabia for Counseling is 104 SAR. This means that the average person in Saudi Arabia earns approximatly 104 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.
Counseling VS Other Jobs
We compared Saudi Arabia salaries for Counseling and All Jobs and we found that Counseling salaries are 7% more than those of All Jobs.
Salary Comparison By City
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