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Electrical and Electronics Trades Average Salaries in Saudi Arabia 2019

How much money does a person working in Electrical and Electronics Trades make in Saudi Arabia?

11,904 SAR per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Electrical and Electronics Trades in Saudi Arabia typically earns around 11,904 SAR per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits.
Salaries differ drasticly between different Electrical and Electronics Trades 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
Cable Installer and Locator8,273 SAR
Digital Design Engineer13,151 SAR
Electrical Designer13,153 SAR
Electrical Drafter10,015 SAR
Electrical Engineering Manager17,372 SAR
Electrical Planner11,590 SAR
Electrical Sales Engineer13,689 SAR
Electrical Service Technician7,856 SAR
Electrical Technician12,451 SAR
Electrical Worker8,161 SAR
Electrician9,980 SAR
Electromechanical Technician8,862 SAR
Electronic Engineer14,783 SAR
Electronics Instructor14,302 SAR
Electronics Technician9,114 SAR
Field Service Engineer15,631 SAR
Field Service Technician9,636 SAR
Hydroelectric Plant Technician10,080 SAR
Hydroelectric Production Manager17,131 SAR
Instrumentation Technician9,729 SAR
Journeyman Electrician8,837 SAR
Maintenance Electrician7,958 SAR
Mechatronics Technician9,305 SAR
Power Equipment Mechanic9,436 SAR
Power Line Technician9,369 SAR
Refrigeration and Airconditioning Mechanic10,451 SAR
Security Service Engineer15,980 SAR
Technical Manager17,465 SAR
Turbine Fitter8,272 SAR
Warehouse Attendant7,576 SAR
Warehouse Manager17,367 SAR
Watch Repairer10,697 SAR

Electrical and Electronics Trades Jobs Salary Distribution in Saudi Arabia

Median and salary distribution monthly Saudi Arabia Electrical and Electronics Trades

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

The Electrical and Electronics Trades salaries in Saudi Arabia range between 8,284 SAR per month (minimum salary) to 18,434 SAR per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 12,023 SAR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Electrical and Electronics Trades are earning less than 12,023 SAR while the other half are earning more than 12,023 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 Electrical and Electronics Trades are earning less than 9,138 SAR while 75% of them are earning more than 9,138 SAR. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Electrical and Electronics Trades are earning less than 15,533 SAR while 25% are earning more than 15,533 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

Electrical and Electronics Trades Salary Forecast and Trend in Saudi Arabia

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

Salary trends and forecast monthly Saudi Arabia Electrical and Electronics Trades
Average Salary 2016    =  
10,959 SAR
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
11,364 SAR
Average Salary 2018    +3%  
11,682 SAR
Average Salary 2019    +2%  
11,904 SAR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Electrical and Electronics Trades 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.

Electrical and Electronics Trades Hourly Average Wage in Saudi Arabia

69 SAR per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Saudi Arabia for Electrical and Electronics Trades is 69 SAR. This means that the average person in Saudi Arabia earns approximatly 69 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.

Electrical and Electronics Trades VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Electrical and Electronics Trades and Electrical and Electronics Trades monthly Saudi ArabiaWe compared Saudi Arabia salaries for Electrical and Electronics Trades and All Jobs and we found that Electrical and Electronics Trades salaries are 29% less than those of All Jobs.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Abha11,296 SAR
Dammam11,711 SAR
Jeddah12,362 SAR
Khubar11,550 SAR
Mecca12,146 SAR
Medina11,928 SAR
Riyadh12,579 SAR
Tabuk10,824 SAR
Taif11,033 SAR
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