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Law Enforcement / Security / Fire Average Salaries in Saudi Arabia 2019

How much money does a person working in Law Enforcement / Security / Fire make in Saudi Arabia?

14,759 SAR per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Law Enforcement / Security / Fire in Saudi Arabia typically earns around 14,759 SAR per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits.
Salaries differ drasticly between different Law Enforcement / Security / Fire 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
Accreditation Coordinator14,152 SAR
Accreditation Manager17,950 SAR
Advocate13,968 SAR
Control Room Operator9,954 SAR
Criminal Investigator16,746 SAR
Facility Monitor13,706 SAR
Fire Chief17,193 SAR
Fire Dispatcher12,389 SAR
Fire Education Specialist14,194 SAR
Fire Extinguisher Technician10,787 SAR
Fire Fighter12,669 SAR
Fire Inspector16,086 SAR
Fire Investigator15,939 SAR
Fire Prevention Engineer13,681 SAR
Forensic Investigator15,874 SAR
Forensic Science Technician16,330 SAR
Fraud and Forensic Specialist15,788 SAR
Fraud Examiner18,331 SAR
Grants Specialist17,832 SAR
Intellectual Property Associate15,816 SAR
Intelligence Research Specialist18,774 SAR
Investigator16,370 SAR
Jail Officer10,493 SAR
Juvenile Probation Officer13,394 SAR
Juvenile Supervision Officer13,276 SAR
Lock-Smith9,073 SAR
Parole Officer12,221 SAR
Police Captain16,016 SAR
Police Communications Officer14,247 SAR
Police Officer12,710 SAR
Police Patrol Officer12,398 SAR
Prison Officer10,898 SAR
Prisoner Custody Officer10,942 SAR
Private Detective / Investigator17,197 SAR
Security Adviser16,495 SAR
Security Guard9,146 SAR
Security Management Specialist17,407 SAR
Security Manager17,159 SAR
Security Officer10,504 SAR
Security Supervisor12,916 SAR
Security Systems Installer12,597 SAR
Security Technician10,776 SAR
Surveillance Operator13,056 SAR
Traffic Controller13,476 SAR

Law Enforcement / Security / Fire Jobs Salary Distribution in Saudi Arabia

Median and salary distribution monthly Saudi Arabia Law Enforcement / Security / Fire

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

The Law Enforcement / Security / Fire salaries in Saudi Arabia range between 9,735 SAR per month (minimum salary) to 22,784 SAR per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 14,759 SAR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Law Enforcement / Security / Fire are earning less than 14,759 SAR while the other half are earning more than 14,759 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 Law Enforcement / Security / Fire are earning less than 11,022 SAR while 75% of them are earning more than 11,022 SAR. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Law Enforcement / Security / Fire are earning less than 18,771 SAR while 25% are earning more than 18,771 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

Law Enforcement / Security / Fire Salary Forecast and Trend in Saudi Arabia

How do Law Enforcement / Security / Fire salaries change over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary in recent years.

Salary trends and forecast monthly Saudi Arabia Law Enforcement / Security / Fire
Average Salary 2016    =  
13,708 SAR
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
14,215 SAR
Average Salary 2018    +2%  
14,570 SAR
Average Salary 2019    +1%  
14,759 SAR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Law Enforcement / Security / Fire 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 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.

Law Enforcement / Security / Fire Hourly Average Wage in Saudi Arabia

85 SAR per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Saudi Arabia for Law Enforcement / Security / Fire is 85 SAR. This means that the average person in Saudi Arabia earns approximatly 85 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.

Law Enforcement / Security / Fire VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Law Enforcement / Security / Fire and Law Enforcement / Security / Fire monthly Saudi ArabiaWe compared Saudi Arabia salaries for Law Enforcement / Security / Fire and All Jobs and we found that Law Enforcement / Security / Fire salaries are 12% less than those of All Jobs.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Abha14,005 SAR
Dammam14,519 SAR
Jeddah15,327 SAR
Khubar14,320 SAR
Mecca15,058 SAR
Medina14,789 SAR
Riyadh15,596 SAR
Tabuk13,420 SAR
Taif13,679 SAR
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