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Factory and Manufacturing Average Salaries in Saudi Arabia 2019

How much money does a person working in Factory and Manufacturing make in Saudi Arabia?

13,185 SAR per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Factory and Manufacturing in Saudi Arabia typically earns around 13,185 SAR per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits.
Salaries differ drasticly between different Factory and Manufacturing 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
Assembly Foreman6,822 SAR
Assembly Line Worker5,885 SAR
Assembly Supervisor10,041 SAR
Assistance Maintenance Manager15,674 SAR
Assistant Shipping Manager14,997 SAR
Chemical Equipment Controller13,435 SAR
Chemical Technican Apprentice12,028 SAR
CNC Machinist12,129 SAR
CNC Operator11,019 SAR
CNC Programmer12,798 SAR
Colour Technologist10,852 SAR
Contracts Manager15,241 SAR
Data Collection Coordinator10,884 SAR
Demand Planner10,367 SAR
Derrick Operator8,476 SAR
Director of Manufacturing17,419 SAR
Dock Worker8,590 SAR
Drying Technician7,881 SAR
Equipment Operator7,966 SAR
Export Sales Coordinator12,894 SAR
Factory Superintendent10,799 SAR
Factory Worker10,149 SAR
Failure Analysis Technician10,443 SAR
Fiberglass Laminator8,939 SAR
Food Technologist11,602 SAR
Forklift Driver8,426 SAR
Forming Machine Operator8,801 SAR
Furnace Operator7,902 SAR
Gas Appliance Repairer8,072 SAR
General Warehouse Associate12,108 SAR
Heavy Equipment Operator10,562 SAR
HSE Manager16,234 SAR
Industrial Engineer15,438 SAR
Industrial Machinery Mechanic12,451 SAR
Industrial Production Manager22,259 SAR
Industrial Safety and Health Engineer15,643 SAR
Intake Operator9,944 SAR
Key Account Manager16,531 SAR
Lift Truck Operator9,307 SAR
Loading Supervisor11,620 SAR
Logistic Coordinator12,338 SAR
Logistics Clerk10,679 SAR
Machine Operator8,546 SAR
Machinist7,939 SAR
Maintenance Manager15,280 SAR
Maintenance Store Clerk8,525 SAR
Manufacturing Engineer14,297 SAR
Manufacturing Engineering Manager17,797 SAR
Manufacturing Engineering Technologist16,051 SAR
Manufacturing Manager18,959 SAR
Manufacturing Operative13,752 SAR
Manufacturing Production Technician10,409 SAR
Manufacturing Supervisor12,791 SAR
Manufacturing Technician9,690 SAR
Materials Supervisor13,449 SAR
Mechanical Fitter Engineer14,030 SAR
Mechanical Foreman8,869 SAR
Merchandise Planner11,194 SAR
Metrology Engineer13,913 SAR
Operations Engineer13,057 SAR
Operations Manager18,222 SAR
Order Management Coordinator13,852 SAR
Order Processing Manager17,081 SAR
Order Selector9,770 SAR
Package Handler7,671 SAR
Packaging Manager15,721 SAR
Packer6,081 SAR
Packing Deputy Supervisor11,786 SAR
Planning Manager16,333 SAR
Plant Manager18,739 SAR
Precision Instrument Repairer11,184 SAR
Process Technician11,031 SAR
Product Manager18,648 SAR
Production Analyst17,249 SAR
Production Director21,536 SAR
Production Engineer14,893 SAR
Production Engineering Supervisor16,701 SAR
Production Inspector16,300 SAR
Production Laborer8,482 SAR
Production Manager18,470 SAR
Production Scheduler12,572 SAR
Production Supervisor14,768 SAR
Quality Control Analyst16,011 SAR
Quality Control Inspector15,519 SAR
Quality Control Manager18,784 SAR
Service Technician9,751 SAR
SHEQ Officer10,809 SAR
Shipping Manager17,119 SAR
Small Engine Mechanic11,265 SAR
Spray Painter8,019 SAR
Sterile Processing Technician8,595 SAR
Structural Welder8,292 SAR
Supply Chain Operative13,111 SAR
Technical Operator9,859 SAR
Technology Development Manager20,132 SAR
Testing Technician14,974 SAR
Toolmaker11,369 SAR
Warehouse Operative9,053 SAR
Warehouse Worker9,177 SAR
Warranty Handler11,716 SAR
Welder9,389 SAR
Workshop Manager16,409 SAR

Factory and Manufacturing Jobs Salary Distribution in Saudi Arabia

Median and salary distribution monthly Saudi Arabia Factory and Manufacturing

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

The Factory and Manufacturing salaries in Saudi Arabia range between 6,214 SAR per month (minimum salary) to 24,854 SAR per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 12,921 SAR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Factory and Manufacturing are earning less than 12,921 SAR while the other half are earning more than 12,921 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 Factory and Manufacturing are earning less than 8,611 SAR while 75% of them are earning more than 8,611 SAR. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Factory and Manufacturing are earning less than 18,132 SAR while 25% are earning more than 18,132 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

Factory and Manufacturing Salary Forecast and Trend in Saudi Arabia

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

Salary trends and forecast monthly Saudi Arabia Factory and Manufacturing
Average Salary 2016    =  
12,138 SAR
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
12,587 SAR
Average Salary 2018    +2%  
12,826 SAR
Average Salary 2019    +3%  
13,185 SAR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Factory and Manufacturing 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.

Factory and Manufacturing Hourly Average Wage in Saudi Arabia

76 SAR per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Saudi Arabia for Factory and Manufacturing is 76 SAR. This means that the average person in Saudi Arabia earns approximatly 76 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.

Factory and Manufacturing VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Factory and Manufacturing and Factory and Manufacturing monthly Saudi ArabiaWe compared Saudi Arabia salaries for Factory and Manufacturing and All Jobs and we found that Factory and Manufacturing salaries are 22% less than those of All Jobs.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Abha12,511 SAR
Dammam12,970 SAR
Jeddah13,692 SAR
Khubar12,792 SAR
Mecca13,452 SAR
Medina13,212 SAR
Riyadh13,932 SAR
Tabuk11,989 SAR
Taif12,220 SAR
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