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Electrical Engineering Manager Average Salary in Saudi Arabia 2019

How much money does an Electrical Engineering Manager make in Saudi Arabia?

17,372 SAR per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working as an Electrical Engineering Manager in Saudi Arabia typically earns around 17,372 SAR per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Electrical Engineering Manager salaries may differ drasticlty based on experience, skills, gender, or location. Below you will find detialed breakdown based on many different criteria.

Electrical Engineering Manager Salary Distribution in Saudi Arabia

Median and salary distribution monthly Saudi Arabia Electrical Engineering Manager

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

Electrical Engineering Manager salaries in Saudi Arabia range between 7,817 SAR per month (minimum salary) to 26,058 SAR per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 17,372 SAR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working as Electrical Engineering Manager are earning less than 17,372 SAR while the other half are earning more than 17,372 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 as Electrical Engineering Manager are earning less than 11,335 SAR while 75% of them are earning more than 11,335 SAR. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working as Electrical Engineering Manager are earning less than 21,715 SAR while 25% are earning more than 21,715 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 Engineering Manager Salary Comparison by Years of Experience

0 - 2 Years    =  
9,550 SAR
2 - 5 Years    +35%  
12,924 SAR
5 - 10 Years    +20%  
15,478 SAR
10 - 15 Years    +17%  
18,032 SAR
15 - 20 Years    +14%  
20,586 SAR
20+ Years    +19%  
24,599 SAR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Experience level is the most important factor in determining your salary. Naturally the more years of experience the higher your wage. We broke down Electrical Engineering Manager salaries by experience level. An Electrical Engineering Manager with less than two years of experience makes approximatly 9,550 SAR per month. While someone with experience level between two and five years is expected to earn 12,924 SAR per month, 35% more than someone with less than two year's experience. Moving forward, an experience level between five and ten years lands a salary of 15,478 SAR per month, 20% more than a person with two to five years of experience. Additionally, Electrical Engineering Manager(s) whose expertise span anywhere between ten and fifteen years get a salary equivalent to 18,032 SAR per month, 17% more than a person with five to ten years of experience. If the experience level is between fifteen and twenty years, then the expected wage is 20,586 SAR per month, 14% more than a person with ten to fifteen years of experience. Lastly, employees with more than twenty years of professional experience get a salary of 24,599 SAR per month, 19% more than people with fifteen to twenty years of experience.


Salary comparison by years of experience monthly Saudi Arabia Electrical Engineering Manager

Electrical Engineering Manager Salary Comparison By Education

Certificate or Diploma    =  
13,016 SAR
Bachelor's Degree    +37%  
17,850 SAR
Master's Degree    +28%  
22,866 SAR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

We all know that higher education equals a bigger salary, but how much more money can a degree add into your income? We broke down Electrical Engineering Manager salaries by education level in order to make a comparison. When the education level is Certificate or Diploma, the average salary of an Electrical Engineering Manager is 13,016 SAR per month. While someone with a Bachelor's Degree gets a salary of 17,850 SAR per month, 37% more than someone with Certificate or Diploma. A Master's Degree gets its holder an average salary of 22,866 SAR per month, 28% more than someone with Bachelor's Degree.


Salary comparison by education level monthly Saudi Arabia Electrical Engineering Manager


Electrical Engineering Manager Salary Comparison By Gender

Female    =  
16,330 SAR
Male    +12%  
18,327 SAR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Though gender should not have an effect on pay, in reality it does. So who gets paid more: men or women? Male Electrical Engineering Manager employees in Saudi Arabia earn 12% more than their female counterparts.

Salary comparison by gender monthly Saudi Arabia Electrical Engineering Manager

Public / Government vs Private Sector Salary Comparison

Private Sector    =  
15,461 SAR
Public Sector    +24%  
19,196 SAR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Where can you get paid more, working for a private company or for the goverment? Public sector Electrical Engineering Manager employees in Saudi Arabia earn 24% more than their private sector counterparts.

Public vs private sector salaries monthly Saudi Arabia Electrical Engineering Manager

Electrical Engineering Manager Salary Trend and Forecast in Saudi Arabia

How are Electrical Engineering Manager salaries changing over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary in recent years.

Salary trends and forecast monthly Saudi Arabia Electrical Engineering Manager
Average Salary 2016    =  
16,134 SAR
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
16,731 SAR
Average Salary 2018    +2%  
17,149 SAR
Average Salary 2019    +1%  
17,372 SAR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Electrical Engineering Manager salaries in Saudi Arabia are on the rise in the year 2019 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2019 are 1% 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 Engineering Manager Average Hourly Wage in Saudi Arabia

100 SAR per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Saudi Arabia for Electrical Engineering Manager is 100 SAR. This means that the average Electrical Engineering Manager in Saudi Arabia earns approximatly 100 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 Engineering Manager VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Electrical Engineering Manager and Electrical and Electronics Trades monthly Saudi ArabiaWe compared Saudi Arabia salaries for Electrical Engineering Manager, Electrical and Electronics Trades, and All Jobs and we found that Electrical Engineering Manager salaries are 46% more than those of Electrical and Electronics Trades. We also found out that Electrical and Electronics Trades salaries are 29% less than those of All Jobs.

Salary comparison with similar jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Cable Installer and Locator8,273 SAR-52%
Digital Design Engineer13,151 SAR-24%
Electrical Designer13,153 SAR-24%
Electrical Drafter10,015 SAR-42%
Electrical Engineering Manager17,372 SAR=
Electrical Planner11,590 SAR-33%
Electrical Sales Engineer13,689 SAR-21%
Electrical Service Technician7,856 SAR-55%
Electrical Technician12,451 SAR-28%
Electrical Worker8,161 SAR-53%
Electrician9,980 SAR-43%
Electromechanical Technician8,862 SAR-49%
Electronic Engineer14,783 SAR-15%
Electronics Instructor14,302 SAR-18%
Electronics Technician9,114 SAR-48%
Field Service Engineer15,631 SAR-10%
Field Service Technician9,636 SAR-45%
Hydroelectric Plant Technician10,080 SAR-42%
Hydroelectric Production Manager17,131 SAR-1%
Instrumentation Technician9,729 SAR-44%
Journeyman Electrician8,837 SAR-49%
Maintenance Electrician7,958 SAR-54%
Mechatronics Technician9,305 SAR-46%
Power Equipment Mechanic9,436 SAR-46%
Power Line Technician9,369 SAR-46%
Refrigeration and Airconditioning Mechanic10,451 SAR-40%
Security Service Engineer15,980 SAR-8%
Technical Manager17,465 SAR+1%
Turbine Fitter8,272 SAR-52%
Warehouse Attendant7,576 SAR-56%
Warehouse Manager17,367 SAR-0%
Watch Repairer10,697 SAR-38%

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Abha17,840 SAR
Dammam17,412 SAR
Jeddah19,909 SAR
Khubar17,885 SAR
Mecca18,433 SAR
Medina18,840 SAR
Riyadh19,479 SAR
Tabuk16,429 SAR
Taif17,085 SAR
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