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Sales Manager Average Salary in Saudi Arabia 2019

How much money does a Sales Manager make in Saudi Arabia?

24,473 SAR per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working as a Sales Manager in Saudi Arabia typically earns around 24,473 SAR per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Sales Manager salaries may differ drasticlty based on experience, skills, gender, or location. Below you will find detialed breakdown based on many different criteria.

Sales Manager Salary Distribution in Saudi Arabia

Median and salary distribution monthly Saudi Arabia Sales Manager

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

Sales Manager salaries in Saudi Arabia range between 10,523 SAR per month (minimum salary) to 37,199 SAR per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 24,962 SAR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working as Sales Manager are earning less than 24,962 SAR while the other half are earning more than 24,962 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 as Sales Manager are earning less than 15,968 SAR while 75% of them are earning more than 15,968 SAR. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working as Sales Manager are earning less than 32,324 SAR while 25% are earning more than 32,324 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

Sales Manager Salary Comparison by Years of Experience

0 - 2 Years    =  
12,524 SAR
2 - 5 Years    +46%  
18,259 SAR
5 - 10 Years    +15%  
20,927 SAR
10 - 15 Years    +24%  
25,995 SAR
15 - 20 Years    +10%  
28,663 SAR
20+ Years    +24%  
35,465 SAR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Experience level is the most important factor in determining your salary. Naturally the more years of experience the higher your wage. We broke down Sales Manager salaries by experience level. A Sales Manager with less than two years of experience makes approximatly 12,524 SAR per month. While someone with experience level between two and five years is expected to earn 18,259 SAR per month, 46% more than someone with less than two year's experience. Moving forward, an experience level between five and ten years lands a salary of 20,927 SAR per month, 15% more than a person with two to five years of experience. Additionally, Sales Manager(s) whose expertise span anywhere between ten and fifteen years get a salary equivalent to 25,995 SAR per month, 24% more than a person with five to ten years of experience. If the experience level is between fifteen and twenty years, then the expected wage is 28,663 SAR per month, 10% more than a person with ten to fifteen years of experience. Lastly, employees with more than twenty years of professional experience get a salary of 35,465 SAR per month, 24% more than people with fifteen to twenty years of experience.


Salary comparison by years of experience monthly Saudi Arabia Sales Manager

Sales Manager Salary Comparison By Education

Certificate or Diploma    =  
16,525 SAR
Bachelor's Degree    +57%  
25,862 SAR
Master's Degree    +18%  
30,530 SAR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

We all know that higher education equals a bigger salary, but how much more money can a degree add into your income? We broke down Sales Manager salaries by education level in order to make a comparison. When the education level is Certificate or Diploma, the average salary of a Sales Manager is 16,525 SAR per month. While someone with a Bachelor's Degree gets a salary of 25,862 SAR per month, 57% more than someone with Certificate or Diploma. A Master's Degree gets its holder an average salary of 30,530 SAR per month, 18% more than someone with Bachelor's Degree.


Salary comparison by education level monthly Saudi Arabia Sales Manager


Sales Manager Salary Comparison By Gender

Female    =  
23,127 SAR
Male    +14%  
26,308 SAR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Though gender should not have an effect on pay, in reality it does. So who gets paid more: men or women? Male Sales Manager employees in Saudi Arabia earn 14% more than their female counterparts.

Salary comparison by gender monthly Saudi Arabia Sales Manager

Public / Government vs Private Sector Salary Comparison

Private Sector    =  
21,903 SAR
Public Sector    +26%  
27,532 SAR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Where can you get paid more, working for a private company or for the goverment? Public sector Sales Manager employees in Saudi Arabia earn 26% more than their private sector counterparts.

Public vs private sector salaries monthly Saudi Arabia Sales Manager

Sales Manager Salary Trend and Forecast in Saudi Arabia

How are Sales Manager salaries changing over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary in recent years.

Salary trends and forecast monthly Saudi Arabia Sales Manager
Average Salary 2016    =  
22,332 SAR
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
23,158 SAR
Average Salary 2018    +3%  
23,876 SAR
Average Salary 2019    +3%  
24,473 SAR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Sales Manager salaries in Saudi Arabia are on the rise 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.

Sales Manager Average Hourly Wage in Saudi Arabia

141 SAR per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Saudi Arabia for Sales Manager is 141 SAR. This means that the average Sales Manager in Saudi Arabia earns approximatly 141 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.

Sales Manager VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Sales Manager and Sales Retail and Wholesale monthly Saudi ArabiaWe compared Saudi Arabia salaries for Sales Manager, Sales Retail and Wholesale, and All Jobs and we found that Sales Manager salaries are 36% more than those of Sales Retail and Wholesale. We also found out that Sales Retail and Wholesale salaries are 7% more than those of All Jobs.

Salary comparison with similar jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Account Officer12,710 SAR-48%
Area Sales Manager24,647 SAR+1%
Assistant Department Manager9,650 SAR-61%
Assistant Retail Store Manager15,206 SAR-38%
Branch Manager20,651 SAR-16%
Cashier9,213 SAR-62%
Cashier Manager13,760 SAR-44%
Depot Manager20,452 SAR-16%
Deputy Sales Manager18,032 SAR-26%
Distribution Director22,704 SAR-7%
Global Wholesale Manager27,382 SAR+12%
Head Cashier13,369 SAR-45%
Head of Retail21,280 SAR-13%
Head Teller13,244 SAR-46%
Inside Sales Executive16,708 SAR-32%
Inside Sales Representative11,500 SAR-53%
Inventory Manager18,641 SAR-24%
Key Account Manager16,674 SAR-32%
Medical Device Sales14,247 SAR-42%
National Customer Solution Specialist21,449 SAR-12%
Parts Salesperson10,842 SAR-56%
Project Development Manager20,984 SAR-14%
Project Manager19,693 SAR-20%
Purchasing and Sales Executive24,292 SAR-1%
Quotation Engineer12,484 SAR-49%
Relationship Manager22,613 SAR-8%
Retail Operations Manager19,086 SAR-22%
Retail Sales Associate14,974 SAR-39%
Retail Store Manager17,454 SAR-29%
Revenue Manager19,053 SAR-22%
Sales Account Manager21,375 SAR-13%
Sales Admin Executive24,420 SAR-0%
Sales Assistant9,569 SAR-61%
Sales Associate11,655 SAR-52%
Sales Consultant12,843 SAR-48%
Sales Coordinator12,682 SAR-48%
Sales Development Representative12,869 SAR-47%
Sales Engineer13,300 SAR-46%
Sales Executive21,490 SAR-12%
Sales Manager24,473 SAR=
Sales Officer11,171 SAR-54%
Sales Planning Analyst16,738 SAR-32%
Sales Representative10,087 SAR-59%
Sales Specialist14,960 SAR-39%
Sales Support10,887 SAR-56%
Sales Team Leader15,581 SAR-36%
Sales Trainer15,453 SAR-37%
Securities Sales Agent17,368 SAR-29%
Shipper / Receiver10,018 SAR-59%
Shop Manager16,268 SAR-34%
Store Development Administrator12,843 SAR-48%
Trade Marketing Officer17,602 SAR-28%
Treasury Officer16,771 SAR-31%
Vice President Sales23,804 SAR-3%
Visual Merchandiser13,412 SAR-45%

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Abha25,397 SAR
Dammam26,535 SAR
Jeddah27,505 SAR
Khubar24,622 SAR
Mecca26,310 SAR
Medina25,141 SAR
Riyadh25,990 SAR
Tabuk22,630 SAR
Taif24,354 SAR
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