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Teaching / Education Average Salaries in Saudi Arabia 2019

How much money does a person working in Teaching / Education make in Saudi Arabia?

17,541 SAR per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Teaching / Education in Saudi Arabia typically earns around 17,541 SAR per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits.
Salaries differ drasticly between different Teaching / Education 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
Academic Advisor17,435 SAR
Academic Coach17,431 SAR
Academic Manager19,986 SAR
Academic Specialist14,959 SAR
Academic Staff12,822 SAR
Accompanist14,400 SAR
Achievement Coach16,679 SAR
Admissions Specialist14,444 SAR
Agricultural Sciences Teacher12,700 SAR
Anthropology Teacher14,071 SAR
Arabic Language Teacher12,710 SAR
Archeology Teacher13,783 SAR
Architecture Teacher14,847 SAR
Archivist11,658 SAR
Art Teacher12,497 SAR
Assistant School Principal17,223 SAR
Assistant Teacher11,749 SAR
Biochemistry Professor 18,317 SAR
Biology Teacher13,341 SAR
Bursary Scheme Manager14,883 SAR
Business Teacher14,316 SAR
Chemistry Teacher12,636 SAR
Child Care Coordinator12,903 SAR
Child Care Worker10,303 SAR
Clinical School Psychologist20,142 SAR
College Aide16,512 SAR
College and Career Readiness Specialist17,336 SAR
College President26,463 SAR
Communications Teacher12,881 SAR
Community Education Officer11,182 SAR
Computer Science Teacher12,363 SAR
Computer Teacher13,255 SAR
Creative Writing Trainer15,591 SAR
Credit Counselor15,580 SAR
Cultural Studies Teacher13,063 SAR
Curriculum Developer17,517 SAR
Curriculum Specialist17,129 SAR
Demonstrator12,117 SAR
Deputy Controller of Examinations16,602 SAR
Director of Learning Technology17,853 SAR
Distance Learning Coordinator15,180 SAR
Economics Lecturer23,360 SAR
Education Administrator15,755 SAR
Education Assistant Director17,379 SAR
Education Assistant Principal14,640 SAR
Education Assistant Professor18,713 SAR
Education Consultant17,991 SAR
Education Coordinator14,042 SAR
Education Counselor15,286 SAR
Education Director22,913 SAR
Education Program Specialist17,452 SAR
Education Researcher19,540 SAR
Education Resource Specialist14,727 SAR
Education Services Facilitator15,397 SAR
Educational Psychologist20,610 SAR
EFL Teacher13,084 SAR
eLearning Trainer12,379 SAR
Elementary School Teacher11,402 SAR
Engineering Lecturer22,216 SAR
Engineering Teacher19,169 SAR
English Teacher12,848 SAR
ESL Teacher13,490 SAR
Faculty Assistant16,546 SAR
Foreign Language Teacher12,366 SAR
GED Teacher12,403 SAR
Geography Teacher13,140 SAR
Head of Mathematics Department18,103 SAR
Head of School22,390 SAR
High School Teacher14,944 SAR
History Teacher13,720 SAR
Infant Teacher9,828 SAR
Instructional Assistant13,258 SAR
Instructor14,862 SAR
Kindergarten Teacher10,475 SAR
Language Instructor For Expatriate10,997 SAR
Law Teacher18,789 SAR
Learning Designer16,156 SAR
Lecturer19,261 SAR
Librarian10,997 SAR
Library Assistant8,846 SAR
Library Director16,186 SAR
Library Specialist11,054 SAR
Life Sciences Teacher13,218 SAR
Math Lecturer24,568 SAR
Mathematics Teacher15,414 SAR
Mentor14,253 SAR
Middle School Teacher14,400 SAR
Music Teacher12,003 SAR
Nursery Manager20,052 SAR
Nursery Worker8,232 SAR
Paraprofessional18,569 SAR
Physical Education Specialist15,235 SAR
Physical Education Teacher11,699 SAR
Physics Teacher 13,316 SAR
Political Science Teacher14,107 SAR
Post Doctoral Researcher21,058 SAR
Preschool Education Administrator15,400 SAR
Preschool Teacher10,439 SAR
Primary School Teacher11,651 SAR
Principal18,229 SAR
Product Specialist14,549 SAR
Professor - Accounting23,780 SAR
Professor - Architecture23,958 SAR
Professor - Biology22,960 SAR
Professor - Business Administration22,170 SAR
Professor - Chemical Engineering24,066 SAR
Professor - Chemistry23,461 SAR
Professor - Civil Engineering23,841 SAR
Professor - Communication23,430 SAR
Professor - Computer Science24,448 SAR
Professor - Dentistry25,244 SAR
Professor - Drama23,017 SAR
Professor - Economics24,596 SAR
Professor - Education23,983 SAR
Professor - Electrical Engineering24,737 SAR
Professor - English22,193 SAR
Professor - Environmental Engineering23,518 SAR
Professor - Foreign Languages21,593 SAR
Professor - Geological Sciences24,486 SAR
Professor - History24,482 SAR
Professor - Industrial Engineering24,063 SAR
Professor - Law25,875 SAR
Professor - Legal Support22,840 SAR
Professor - Liberal Arts23,630 SAR
Professor - Marketing23,517 SAR
Professor - Mathematics25,580 SAR
Professor - Mechanical Engineering24,762 SAR
Professor - Medical Administration24,729 SAR
Professor - Medicine25,265 SAR
Professor - Music20,858 SAR
Professor - Nursing23,473 SAR
Professor - Pharmaceutical Sciences24,506 SAR
Professor - Philosophy24,496 SAR
Professor - Physical Therapy25,495 SAR
Professor - Physics26,071 SAR
Professor - Psychology23,453 SAR
Professor - Rehabilitation21,668 SAR
Professor - Social Work21,079 SAR
Professor - Sociology22,819 SAR
Professor - Special Education22,992 SAR
Psychology Teacher19,715 SAR
Public Management Assistant Professor19,955 SAR
School Counselor17,525 SAR
Science Educator13,230 SAR
Science Laboratory Assistant12,427 SAR
Science Teacher13,756 SAR
Secondary Mathematics Teacher13,797 SAR
Secondary School Teacher12,455 SAR
Special Education Teacher13,620 SAR
Special Needs Assistant11,556 SAR
Statistics Lecturer23,749 SAR
Student Accounts Coordinator12,771 SAR
Student Development Specialist15,007 SAR
Student Employment Specialist14,105 SAR
Student Services11,353 SAR
Student Support Manager15,679 SAR
Substitute Teacher11,303 SAR
Teacher12,153 SAR
Teacher Aide10,128 SAR
Teacher Trainer15,743 SAR
Training and Development Specialist17,488 SAR
Training Coordinator12,093 SAR
Tutor13,528 SAR
University Teacher22,994 SAR
Vocational Education Teacher12,545 SAR

Teaching / Education Jobs Salary Distribution in Saudi Arabia

Median and salary distribution monthly Saudi Arabia Teaching / Education

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

The Teaching / Education salaries in Saudi Arabia range between 8,493 SAR per month (minimum salary) to 28,997 SAR per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 16,840 SAR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Teaching / Education are earning less than 16,840 SAR while the other half are earning more than 16,840 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 Teaching / Education are earning less than 11,400 SAR while 75% of them are earning more than 11,400 SAR. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Teaching / Education are earning less than 21,085 SAR while 25% are earning more than 21,085 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

Teaching / Education Salary Forecast and Trend in Saudi Arabia

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

Salary trends and forecast monthly Saudi Arabia Teaching / Education
Average Salary 2016    =  
16,435 SAR
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
17,043 SAR
Average Salary 2018    +1%  
17,265 SAR
Average Salary 2019    +2%  
17,541 SAR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Teaching / Education 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 2% 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.

Teaching / Education Hourly Average Wage in Saudi Arabia

101 SAR per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Saudi Arabia for Teaching / Education is 101 SAR. This means that the average person in Saudi Arabia earns approximatly 101 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.

Teaching / Education VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Teaching / Education and Teaching / Education monthly Saudi ArabiaWe compared Saudi Arabia salaries for Teaching / Education and All Jobs and we found that Teaching / Education salaries are 4% more than those of All Jobs.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Abha16,646 SAR
Dammam17,256 SAR
Jeddah18,217 SAR
Khubar17,019 SAR
Mecca17,897 SAR
Medina17,577 SAR
Riyadh18,536 SAR
Tabuk15,950 SAR
Taif16,257 SAR
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