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Cashier Average Salary in Saudi Arabia 2021

How much money does a Cashier make in Saudi Arabia?

Average Monthly Salary
6,140 SAR
( 73,700 SAR yearly)


A person working as a Cashier in Saudi Arabia typically earns around 6,140 SAR per month. Salaries range from 3,010 SAR (lowest) to 9,580 SAR (highest).

This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Cashier salaries vary drastically based on experience, skills, gender, or location. Below you will find a detailed breakdown based on many different criteria.

Cashier Salary Distribution in Saudi Arabia

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The median, the maximum, the minimum, and the range

  • Salary Range

    Cashier salaries in Saudi Arabia range from 3,010 SAR per month (minimum salary) to 9,580 SAR per month (maximum salary).

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 6,270 SAR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working as Cashier(s) are earning less than 6,270 SAR while the other half are earning more than 6,270 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.

  • Percentiles

    Closely related to the median are two values: the 25th and the 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of Cashier(s) are earning less than 4,170 SAR while 75% of them are earning more than 4,170 SAR. Also from the diagram, 75% of Cashier(s) are earning less than 8,080 SAR while 25% are earning more than 8,080 SAR.

What is the difference between the median and the average salary?

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 plenty of room for improvement. If your wage is between the average and the median, then things can be a bit complicated. We wrote a guide to explain all about the different scenarios. How to compare your salary

Cashier Salary Comparison by Years of Experience

How does experience and age affect your pay?

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The experience level is the most important factor in determining the salary. Naturally the more years of experience the higher your wage. We broke down Cashier salaries by experience level and this is what we found.

A Cashier with less than two years of experience makes approximately 3,570 SAR per month.

While someone with an experience level between two and five years is expected to earn 4,590 SAR per month, 29% more than someone with less than two year's experience.

Moving forward, an experience level between five and ten years lands a salary of 6,330 SAR per month, 38% more than someone with two to five years of experience.

On average, a person's salary doubles their starting salary by the time they cross the 10 years* experience mark.
* Based on the average change in salary over time. Salary variations differ from person to person.

Additionally, Cashier(s) whose expertise span anywhere between ten and fifteen years get a salary equivalent to 7,840 SAR per month, 24% more than someone with five to ten years of experience.

If the experience level is between fifteen and twenty years, then the expected wage is 8,400 SAR per month, 7% more than someone with ten to fifteen years of experience.

Lastly, employees with more than twenty years of professional experience get a salary of 8,960 SAR per month, 7% more than people with fifteen to twenty years of experience.

Cashier average salary change by experience in Saudi Arabia

0 - 2 Years
3,570 SAR
2 - 5 Years+29%
4,590 SAR
5 - 10 Years+38%
6,330 SAR
10 - 15 Years+24%
7,840 SAR
15 - 20 Years+7%
8,400 SAR
20+ Years+7%
8,960 SAR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Typical Salary Progress for Most Careers

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Cashier Salary Comparison By Education

How do education levels affect salaries?

Displayed below is the average salary difference between different Cashier(s) who have the same experience but different education levels.

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We all know that higher education equals a bigger salary, but how much more money can a degree add to your income? We broke down Cashier salaries by education level in order to make a comparison.

When the education level is High School, the average salary of a Cashier is 4,590 SAR per month.

While someone with a Certificate or Diploma gets a salary of 6,560 SAR per month, 43% more than someone having a High School degree.

A Bachelor's Degree gets its holder an average salary of 9,060 SAR per month, 38% more than someone with a Certificate or Diploma.

Cashier average salary difference by education level in Saudi Arabia

High School
4,590 SAR
Certificate or Diploma+43%
6,560 SAR
Bachelor's Degree+38%
9,060 SAR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Typical Salary Difference by Education for Most Careers

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Cashier Salary Comparison By Gender

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Though gender should not have an effect on pay, in reality, it does. So who gets paid more: men or women? Male Cashier employees in Saudi Arabia earn 11% more than their female counterparts on average.

6,400 SAR
5,750 SAR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Comparison By Gender in Saudi Arabia for all Careers

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Cashier Average Annual Salary Increment Percentage in Saudi Arabia

How much are annual salary increments in Saudi Arabia for Cashier(s)? How often do employees get salary raises?


Cashier(s) in Saudi Arabia are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 10% every 16 months. The national average annual increment for all professions combined is 8% granted to employees every 17 months.

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The figures provided here are averages of numbers. Those figures should be taken as general guidelines. Salary increments will vary from person to person and depend on many factors, but your performance and contribution to the success of the organization remain the most important factors in determining how much and how often you will be granted a raise.

Saudi Arabia / All Professions

The term 'Annual Salary Increase' usually refers to the increase in 12 calendar month period, but because it is rarely that people get their salaries reviewed exactly on the one year mark, it is more meaningful to know the frequency and the rate at the time of the increase.

How to calculate the salary increment percentage?

The annual salary Increase in a calendar year (12 months) can be easily calculated as follows: Annual Salary Increase = Increase Rate x 12 ÷ Increase Frequency

The average salary increase in one year (12 months) in Saudi Arabia is 6%.

Annual Increment Rate By Industry 2020

Information Technology

Listed above are the average annual increase rates for each industry in Saudi Arabia for the year 2020. Companies within thriving industries tend to provide higher and more frequent raises. Exceptions do exist, but generally speaking, the situation of any company is closely related to the economic situation in the country or region. These figures tend to change frequently.

Worldwide Salary Raises: All Countries and All Jobs

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Cashier Bonus and Incentive Rates in Saudi Arabia

How much and how often are bonuses being awarded?Annual Salary Bonus Rate Saudi Arabia Cashier
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A Cashier is considered to be a low bonus-based job due to the generally limited involvement in direct revenue generation, with exceptions of course. The people who get the highest bonuses are usually somehow involved in the revenue generation cycle.

71% of surveyed staff reported that they haven't received any bonuses or incentives in the previous year while 29% said that they received at least one form of monetary bonus.

Those who got bonuses reported rates ranging from 0% to 4% of their annual salary.

Received Bonus
No Bonus

Types of Bonuses Considered

Individual Performance-Based Bonuses

The most standard form of bonus where the employee is awarded based on their exceptional performance.

Company Performance Bonuses

Occasionally, some companies like to celebrate excess earnings and profits with their staff collectively in the form of bonuses that are granted to everyone. The amount of the bonus will probably be different from person to person depending on their role within the organization.

Goal-Based Bonuses

Granted upon achieving an important goal or milestone.

Holiday / End of Year Bonuses

These types of bonuses are given without a reason and usually resemble an appreciation token.

Bonuses Are Not Commissions!

People tend to confuse bonuses with commissions. A commission is a prefixed rate at which someone gets paid for items sold or deals completed while a bonus is in most cases arbitrary and unplanned.

What makes a position worthy of good bonuses and a high salary?

The main two types of jobs

Revenue GeneratorsSupporting Cast

Employees that are directly involved in generating revenue or profit for the organization. Their field of expertise usually matches the type of business.

Employees that support and facilitate the work of revenue generators. Their expertise is usually different from that of the core business operations.

A graphics designer working for a graphics designing company.

A graphic designer in the marketing department of a hospital.

Revenue generators usually get more and higher bonuses, higher salaries, and more frequent salary increments. The reason is quite simple: it is easier to quantify your value to the company in monetary terms when you participate in revenue generation.

Try to work for companies where your skills can generate revenue. We can't all generate revenue and that's perfectly fine.

Bonus Comparison by Seniority Level

Top management personnel and senior employees naturally exhibit higher bonus rates and frequencies than juniors. This is very predictable due to the inherent responsibilities of being higher in the hierarchy. People in top positions can easily get double or triple bonus rates than employees down the pyramid.

Cashier Average Hourly Wage in Saudi Arabia

35 SAR per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Saudi Arabia is 35 SAR. This means that the average Cashier in Saudi Arabia earns approximately 35 SAR for every worked hour.

Hourly Wage = Annual Salary ÷ ( 52 x 5 x 8 )

The hourly wage is the salary paid in one worked 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 the annual vacation allowance. The figures mentioned above are good approximations and are considered to be the standard. One major difference between salaried employees and hourly paid employees is overtime eligibility. Salaried employees are usually exempt from overtime as opposed to hourly paid staff.

Cashier VS Other Jobs

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The average salary for Cashier is 66% less than that of Sales Retail and Wholesale. Also, Sales Retail and Wholesale salaries are 9% more than those of All Jobs.

Salary comparison with similar jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Account Officer9,930 SAR+62%
Area Sales Manager26,000 SAR+320%
Assistant Department Manager12,300 SAR+100%
Assistant Retail Store Manager15,200 SAR+150%
Branch Manager20,700 SAR+240%
Cashier6,140 SAR-0%
Cashier Manager13,800 SAR+120%
Depot Manager17,800 SAR+190%
Deputy Sales Manager18,000 SAR+190%
Distribution Director21,500 SAR+250%
Global Wholesale Manager34,000 SAR+450%
Head Cashier11,900 SAR+94%
Head of Retail22,300 SAR+260%
Head Teller11,800 SAR+92%
Inside Sales Executive16,700 SAR+170%
Inside Sales Representative10,900 SAR+77%
Inventory Manager18,600 SAR+200%
Key Account Manager18,400 SAR+200%
Medical Device Sales14,200 SAR+130%
National Customer Solution Specialist20,700 SAR+240%
Parts Salesperson10,800 SAR+76%
Project Development Manager21,000 SAR+240%
Project Manager19,700 SAR+220%
Purchasing and Sales Executive27,800 SAR+350%
Quotation Engineer10,400 SAR+69%
Relationship Manager22,000 SAR+260%
Retail Operations Manager19,100 SAR+210%
Retail Sales Associate15,000 SAR+140%
Retail Store Manager20,500 SAR+230%
Revenue Manager19,100 SAR+210%
Sales Account Manager22,100 SAR+260%
Sales Admin Executive25,200 SAR+310%
Sales Assistant7,660 SAR+25%
Sales Associate10,600 SAR+73%
Sales Consultant14,700 SAR+140%
Sales Coordinator11,300 SAR+84%
Sales Development Representative12,900 SAR+110%
Sales Engineer11,300 SAR+84%
Sales Executive20,700 SAR+240%
Sales Manager27,000 SAR+340%
Sales Officer10,600 SAR+73%
Sales Planning Analyst16,700 SAR+170%
Sales Representative10,100 SAR+64%
Sales Specialist15,000 SAR+140%
Sales Support7,600 SAR+24%
Sales Team Leader17,000 SAR+180%
Sales Trainer19,000 SAR+210%
Securities Sales Agent17,400 SAR+180%
Shipper / Receiver7,810 SAR+27%
Shop Manager17,200 SAR+180%
Store Development Administrator12,800 SAR+110%
Trade Marketing Officer17,600 SAR+190%
Treasury Officer16,800 SAR+170%
Vice President Sales25,000 SAR+310%
Visual Merchandiser9,530 SAR+55%

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Abha5,570 SAR
Dammam5,940 SAR
Jeddah6,250 SAR
Khubar5,910 SAR
Mecca6,570 SAR
Medina6,250 SAR
Riyadh6,570 SAR
Tabuk5,520 SAR
Taif5,990 SAR

Government vs Private Sector Salary Comparison

Where can you get paid more, working for a private company or for the government? Public sector employees in Saudi Arabia earn 7% more than their private sector counterparts on average across all sectors.

Private Sector
16,000 SAR
Public Sector+7%
17,200 SAR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

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