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Human Resources Average Salaries in Saudi Arabia 2019

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

17,172 SAR per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Human Resources in Saudi Arabia typically earns around 17,172 SAR per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits.
Salaries differ drasticly between different Human Resources 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
Benefits Administrator12,894 SAR
Benefits Analyst16,202 SAR
Benefits Manager18,946 SAR
Chief People Officer20,492 SAR
Compensation Analyst15,310 SAR
Compensation and Benefits Manager17,726 SAR
Compensation and Benefits Officer12,751 SAR
Compensation Manager18,009 SAR
Corporate Director of Human Resources24,520 SAR
Corporate Trainer16,498 SAR
Employee Benefits Administrator14,939 SAR
Employee Communications Manager15,701 SAR
Employee Development Specialist16,940 SAR
Employee Engagement Specialist16,663 SAR
Employee Health and Wellness Administrator16,632 SAR
Employee Performance Specialist16,004 SAR
Employee Relations Manager17,212 SAR
Employee Relations Practitioner16,857 SAR
Employee Services Manager16,478 SAR
Employment Advice Worker12,723 SAR
Employment Interviewer13,759 SAR
Employment Service Specialist14,024 SAR
Employment Services Coordinator14,047 SAR
Enrollment Counselor16,067 SAR
Equal Opportunity Representative14,790 SAR
Executive Human Capital Management21,820 SAR
Executive Recruiter17,915 SAR
Expatriate Administration Manager18,964 SAR
Expatriate Administration Supervisor15,528 SAR
Global Mobility Manager17,530 SAR
Headhunter17,171 SAR
Health Benefits Coordinator13,220 SAR
HRIS Analyst14,247 SAR
HRIS Manager18,229 SAR
HRIS Supervisor14,052 SAR
Human Resources Administration Specialist12,377 SAR
Human Resources Administrator14,567 SAR
Human Resources Advisor15,313 SAR
Human Resources Analyst15,090 SAR
Human Resources Assessor13,061 SAR
Human Resources Assistant Manager18,902 SAR
Human Resources Associate13,943 SAR
Human Resources Consultant16,861 SAR
Human Resources Data Analytics Manager16,965 SAR
Human Resources Generalist16,646 SAR
Human Resources Manager21,689 SAR
Human Resources Officer12,351 SAR
Human Resources Representative12,784 SAR
Human Resources Section Head16,044 SAR
Human Resources Superintendent12,312 SAR
Human Resources Training Executive16,201 SAR
Industrial Organizational Psychologist16,841 SAR
Job Evaluation Specialist17,146 SAR
Labor Relations Director18,562 SAR
Labor Relations Manager18,004 SAR
Labor Relations Specialist15,298 SAR
Learning and Development Manager18,133 SAR
Occupational Health and Safety Officer12,571 SAR
Organizational Development Consultant17,071 SAR
Organizational Development Manager16,911 SAR
Organizational Development Specialist14,819 SAR
Payroll Assistant10,207 SAR
Payroll Supervisor14,152 SAR
People Development Officer14,070 SAR
Personnel Officer11,732 SAR
Records Clerk7,841 SAR
Records Manager17,181 SAR
Recruiter18,505 SAR
Recruiting Coordinator12,885 SAR
Recruiting Manager22,504 SAR
Recruitment Consultant19,281 SAR
Recruitment Officer13,899 SAR
Recruitment Supervisor18,098 SAR
Research Associate16,575 SAR
SAP Resource Manager19,520 SAR
Talent Acquisition Specialist14,898 SAR
Talent Management Officer18,165 SAR
Training and Development Section Head15,977 SAR
Training Executive21,574 SAR
Training Officer12,164 SAR

Human Resources Jobs Salary Distribution in Saudi Arabia

Median and salary distribution monthly Saudi Arabia Human Resources

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

The Human Resources salaries in Saudi Arabia range between 7,871 SAR per month (minimum salary) to 25,682 SAR per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 17,687 SAR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Human Resources are earning less than 17,687 SAR while the other half are earning more than 17,687 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 Human Resources are earning less than 11,501 SAR while 75% of them are earning more than 11,501 SAR. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Human Resources are earning less than 22,985 SAR while 25% are earning more than 22,985 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

Human Resources Salary Forecast and Trend in Saudi Arabia

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

Salary trends and forecast monthly Saudi Arabia Human Resources
Average Salary 2016    =  
15,532 SAR
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
16,107 SAR
Average Salary 2018    +3%  
16,655 SAR
Average Salary 2019    +3%  
17,172 SAR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Human Resources 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 3% 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.

Human Resources Hourly Average Wage in Saudi Arabia

99 SAR per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Saudi Arabia for Human Resources is 99 SAR. This means that the average person in Saudi Arabia earns approximatly 99 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.

Human Resources VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Human Resources and Human Resources monthly Saudi ArabiaWe compared Saudi Arabia salaries for Human Resources and All Jobs and we found that Human Resources salaries are 2% more than those of All Jobs.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Abha16,295 SAR
Dammam16,892 SAR
Jeddah17,833 SAR
Khubar16,660 SAR
Mecca17,520 SAR
Medina17,206 SAR
Riyadh18,145 SAR
Tabuk15,614 SAR
Taif15,915 SAR
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