How much money does a person working in Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment make in Saudi Arabia?
15,921 SAR per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment in Saudi Arabia typically earns around 15,921 SAR per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits.
Salaries differ drasticly between different Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment jobs. If you are interested in the salary of a particular job, see below for salaries for specific job titles.
Salaries for specific jobs
|3D Artist||12,975 SAR|
|3D Designer||13,557 SAR|
|3D Generalist||13,368 SAR|
|3D Visualization Specialist||13,124 SAR|
|Acrobatic Rigger||12,057 SAR|
|Associate Media Director||15,391 SAR|
|Associate Producer||18,875 SAR|
|Broadcast Associate||12,136 SAR|
|Broadcast News Analyst||14,196 SAR|
|Broadcast Technician||10,604 SAR|
|Broadcasting Journalist||15,674 SAR|
|Broadcasting Presenter||19,244 SAR|
|Camera Equipment Repairer||9,959 SAR|
|Cartoonist / Animator||14,222 SAR|
|CAS Engineer||15,348 SAR|
|Censorship Executive||16,860 SAR|
|Communications Manager||20,473 SAR|
|Dance Director||15,445 SAR|
|Director of Photography||17,310 SAR|
|Disc Jockey||11,443 SAR|
|Editorial Assistant||10,776 SAR|
|Events Manager||14,989 SAR|
|Graphic Designer||10,337 SAR|
|Instructional Designer||12,196 SAR|
|Makeup Artist||12,509 SAR|
|Media Design Manager||22,083 SAR|
|Media Equipment Operator||10,744 SAR|
|Media Operations Manager||19,716 SAR|
|Media Producer||15,681 SAR|
|Media Product Development Manager||20,905 SAR|
|Media Program Director||24,766 SAR|
|Media Relations Manager||23,726 SAR|
|Media Sales Manager||25,415 SAR|
|Movement and Dance Coordinator||15,161 SAR|
|Multimedia Coordinator||13,909 SAR|
|Multimedia Designer||12,164 SAR|
|Music Consultant||13,156 SAR|
|News Associate||12,571 SAR|
|News Reporter||17,053 SAR|
|Product Designer||11,962 SAR|
|Production Artist||13,435 SAR|
|Production Assistant||11,857 SAR|
|Production Director||19,318 SAR|
|Production Technician||9,869 SAR|
|Program Researcher||15,981 SAR|
|Promotion Coordinator||12,321 SAR|
|Sound Engineer||15,401 SAR|
|Stage Technician||9,890 SAR|
|Sub Editor||11,544 SAR|
|Television Executive Producer||27,080 SAR|
|Transmission Engineer||13,885 SAR|
|Video Editor||12,188 SAR|
|Video Producer||14,440 SAR|
|Visual Designer||13,517 SAR|
Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment Jobs Salary Distribution in Saudi Arabia
Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles
The Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment salaries in Saudi Arabia range between 10,357 SAR per month (minimum salary) to 26,925 SAR per month (maximum salary).
The median salary is 15,762 SAR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment are earning less than 15,762 SAR while the other half are earning more than 15,762 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 Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment are earning less than 11,753 SAR while 75% of them are earning more than 11,753 SAR. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment are earning less than 20,916 SAR while 25% are earning more than 20,916 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
Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment Salary Forecast and Trend in Saudi Arabia
How do Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment salaries change over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary in recent years.
|Average Salary 2016|| = |
|Average Salary 2017|| +4% |
|Average Salary 2018|| +2% |
|Average Salary 2019|| +3% |
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment 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.
Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment Hourly Average Wage in Saudi Arabia
92 SAR per hour
Average Hourly Wage
The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Saudi Arabia for Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment is 92 SAR. This means that the average person in Saudi Arabia earns approximatly 92 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.
Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment VS Other Jobs
We compared Saudi Arabia salaries for Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment and All Jobs and we found that Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment salaries are 5% less than those of All Jobs.
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