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Maintenance Electrician Average Salary in Saudi Arabia 2019

How much money does a Maintenance Electrician make in Saudi Arabia?

7,958 SAR per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working as a Maintenance Electrician in Saudi Arabia typically earns around 7,958 SAR per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Maintenance Electrician salaries may differ drasticlty based on experience, skills, gender, or location. Below you will find detialed breakdown based on many different criteria.

Maintenance Electrician Salary Distribution in Saudi Arabia

Median and salary distribution monthly Saudi Arabia Maintenance Electrician

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

Maintenance Electrician salaries in Saudi Arabia range between 3,581 SAR per month (minimum salary) to 11,936 SAR per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 7,958 SAR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working as Maintenance Electrician are earning less than 7,958 SAR while the other half are earning more than 7,958 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 Maintenance Electrician are earning less than 5,193 SAR while 75% of them are earning more than 5,193 SAR. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working as Maintenance Electrician are earning less than 9,947 SAR while 25% are earning more than 9,947 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

Maintenance Electrician Salary Comparison by Years of Experience

0 - 2 Years    =  
4,375 SAR
2 - 5 Years    +35%  
5,920 SAR
5 - 10 Years    +20%  
7,090 SAR
10 - 15 Years    +17%  
8,260 SAR
15 - 20 Years    +14%  
9,430 SAR
20+ Years    +19%  
11,268 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 Maintenance Electrician salaries by experience level. A Maintenance Electrician with less than two years of experience makes approximatly 4,375 SAR per month. While someone with experience level between two and five years is expected to earn 5,920 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 7,090 SAR per month, 20% more than a person with two to five years of experience. Additionally, Maintenance Electrician(s) whose expertise span anywhere between ten and fifteen years get a salary equivalent to 8,260 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 9,430 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 11,268 SAR per month, 19% more than people with fifteen to twenty years of experience.


Salary comparison by years of experience monthly Saudi Arabia Maintenance Electrician

Maintenance Electrician Salary Comparison By Education

Certificate or Diploma    =  
5,962 SAR
Bachelor's Degree    +37%  
8,176 SAR
Master's Degree    +28%  
10,474 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 Maintenance Electrician salaries by education level in order to make a comparison. When the education level is Certificate or Diploma, the average salary of a Maintenance Electrician is 5,962 SAR per month. While someone with a Bachelor's Degree gets a salary of 8,176 SAR per month, 37% more than someone with Certificate or Diploma. A Master's Degree gets its holder an average salary of 10,474 SAR per month, 28% more than someone with Bachelor's Degree.


Salary comparison by education level monthly Saudi Arabia Maintenance Electrician


Maintenance Electrician Salary Comparison By Gender

Female    =  
7,480 SAR
Male    +12%  
8,395 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 Maintenance Electrician employees in Saudi Arabia earn 12% more than their female counterparts.

Salary comparison by gender monthly Saudi Arabia Maintenance Electrician

Public / Government vs Private Sector Salary Comparison

Private Sector    =  
7,082 SAR
Public Sector    +24%  
8,793 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 Maintenance Electrician employees in Saudi Arabia earn 24% more than their private sector counterparts.

Public vs private sector salaries monthly Saudi Arabia Maintenance Electrician

Maintenance Electrician Salary Trend and Forecast in Saudi Arabia

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

Salary trends and forecast monthly Saudi Arabia Maintenance Electrician
Average Salary 2016    =  
7,391 SAR
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
7,664 SAR
Average Salary 2018    +3%  
7,856 SAR
Average Salary 2019    +1%  
7,958 SAR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Maintenance Electrician 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.

Maintenance Electrician Average Hourly Wage in Saudi Arabia

46 SAR per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Saudi Arabia for Maintenance Electrician is 46 SAR. This means that the average Maintenance Electrician in Saudi Arabia earns approximatly 46 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.

Maintenance Electrician VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Maintenance Electrician and Electrical and Electronics Trades monthly Saudi ArabiaWe compared Saudi Arabia salaries for Maintenance Electrician, Electrical and Electronics Trades, and All Jobs and we found that Maintenance Electrician salaries are 33% less 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.

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Electrical Planner11,590 SAR+46%
Electrical Sales Engineer13,689 SAR+72%
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Electrical Technician12,451 SAR+56%
Electrical Worker8,161 SAR+3%
Electrician9,980 SAR+25%
Electromechanical Technician8,862 SAR+11%
Electronic Engineer14,783 SAR+86%
Electronics Instructor14,302 SAR+80%
Electronics Technician9,114 SAR+15%
Field Service Engineer15,631 SAR+96%
Field Service Technician9,636 SAR+21%
Hydroelectric Plant Technician10,080 SAR+27%
Hydroelectric Production Manager17,131 SAR+115%
Instrumentation Technician9,729 SAR+22%
Journeyman Electrician8,837 SAR+11%
Maintenance Electrician7,958 SAR=
Mechatronics Technician9,305 SAR+17%
Power Equipment Mechanic9,436 SAR+19%
Power Line Technician9,369 SAR+18%
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Security Service Engineer15,980 SAR+101%
Technical Manager17,465 SAR+119%
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Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Abha7,409 SAR
Dammam7,711 SAR
Jeddah8,594 SAR
Khubar7,560 SAR
Mecca8,013 SAR
Medina8,276 SAR
Riyadh8,316 SAR
Tabuk7,480 SAR
Taif7,639 SAR
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