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Telecommunication Average Salaries in Saudi Arabia 2019

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

16,605 SAR per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Telecommunication in Saudi Arabia typically earns around 16,605 SAR per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits.
Salaries differ drasticly between different Telecommunication 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
Access Operation Team Leader16,573 SAR
Audio Visual Installer10,756 SAR
Broadband Technician11,566 SAR
Chief Technology Officer23,111 SAR
Customer Implementation Support12,843 SAR
Fiber Optic Technician15,075 SAR
Mobile Data Coordinator13,696 SAR
OSP Site Supervisor14,470 SAR
Retention Executive21,810 SAR
RF Engineer14,113 SAR
Sales Director25,343 SAR
Sales Engineer16,523 SAR
Technical Support Engineer15,355 SAR
Telecom Chief Engineer15,504 SAR
Telecom Specialist16,522 SAR
Telecommunication Consultant18,014 SAR
Telecommunication Dispatcher12,272 SAR
Telecommunication Equipment Engineer13,286 SAR
Telecommunication Logistics Supervisor15,310 SAR
Telecommunication Product Manager17,401 SAR
Telecommunication Project Coordinator14,177 SAR
Telecommunication Project Manager17,459 SAR
Telecommunication Service Delivery Manager20,731 SAR
Telecommunication Service Management Coordinator16,067 SAR
Telecommunication Solution Architect19,129 SAR
Telecommunication Surveyor13,127 SAR
Telecommunication Team Leader14,999 SAR
Telecommunication Technical Manager16,947 SAR
Telecommunication Technician9,959 SAR
Telecommunications Analyst18,505 SAR
Telecommunications Assistant Manager18,159 SAR
Telecommunications Engineer15,459 SAR
Telecommunications Engineering Specialist14,636 SAR
Telecommunications Equipment Installer10,876 SAR
Telecommunications Facility Examiner12,663 SAR
Telecommunications Line Installer12,221 SAR
Telecommunications Manager26,562 SAR
Telecommunications Network Engineer14,836 SAR
Telecommunications Technician12,451 SAR

Telecommunication Jobs Salary Distribution in Saudi Arabia

Median and salary distribution monthly Saudi Arabia Telecommunication

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

The Telecommunication 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 16,273 SAR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Telecommunication are earning less than 16,273 SAR while the other half are earning more than 16,273 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 Telecommunication are earning less than 11,983 SAR while 75% of them are earning more than 11,983 SAR. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Telecommunication are earning less than 20,735 SAR while 25% are earning more than 20,735 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

Telecommunication Salary Forecast and Trend in Saudi Arabia

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

Salary trends and forecast monthly Saudi Arabia Telecommunication
Average Salary 2016    =  
15,286 SAR
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
15,852 SAR
Average Salary 2018    +2%  
16,153 SAR
Average Salary 2019    +3%  
16,605 SAR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Telecommunication 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.

Telecommunication Hourly Average Wage in Saudi Arabia

96 SAR per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Saudi Arabia for Telecommunication is 96 SAR. This means that the average person in Saudi Arabia earns approximatly 96 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.

Telecommunication VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Telecommunication and Telecommunication monthly Saudi ArabiaWe compared Saudi Arabia salaries for Telecommunication and All Jobs and we found that Telecommunication salaries are 1% less than those of All Jobs.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Abha15,757 SAR
Dammam16,335 SAR
Jeddah17,244 SAR
Khubar16,110 SAR
Mecca16,942 SAR
Medina16,639 SAR
Riyadh17,546 SAR
Tabuk15,099 SAR
Taif15,389 SAR
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