How much money does a person working in Architecture make in Saudi Arabia?
14,285 SAR per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Architecture in Saudi Arabia typically earns around 14,285 SAR per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits.
Salaries differ drasticly between different Architecture jobs. If you are interested in the salary of a particular job, see below for salaries for specific job titles.
Salaries for specific jobs
|Architectural Designer||13,661 SAR|
|Architectural Drafter||11,054 SAR|
|Architectural Manager||18,576 SAR|
|Architectural Technician||14,803 SAR|
|Architecture Consultant||15,498 SAR|
|Architecture Estimating Manager||15,780 SAR|
|Architecture Specifications Writer||10,395 SAR|
|Assistant Architectural Manager||16,078 SAR|
|CAD Drafter||12,415 SAR|
|CAD Manager||15,280 SAR|
|Design and Decoration Assistant||12,719 SAR|
|Design Manager||15,988 SAR|
|Drafting Supervisor||13,101 SAR|
|Facilities and Project Manager||17,620 SAR|
|Facility Planner||14,909 SAR|
|Interior Design Assistant||11,045 SAR|
|Interior Designer||14,772 SAR|
|Kitchen Designer||12,494 SAR|
|Landscape Architect||14,253 SAR|
|Landscape Artist||14,017 SAR|
|Mapping Technician||11,481 SAR|
|Mechanical Drafter||12,211 SAR|
Architecture Jobs Salary Distribution in Saudi Arabia
Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles
The Architecture salaries in Saudi Arabia range between 11,184 SAR per month (minimum salary) to 18,434 SAR per month (maximum salary).
The median salary is 14,856 SAR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Architecture are earning less than 14,856 SAR while the other half are earning more than 14,856 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 Architecture are earning less than 11,718 SAR while 75% of them are earning more than 11,718 SAR. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Architecture are earning less than 17,977 SAR while 25% are earning more than 17,977 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
Architecture Salary Forecast and Trend in Saudi Arabia
How do Architecture 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|| +4% |
|Average Salary 2019|| +4% |
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Architecture 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 4% 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.
Architecture Hourly Average Wage in Saudi Arabia
82 SAR per hour
Average Hourly Wage
The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Saudi Arabia for Architecture is 82 SAR. This means that the average person in Saudi Arabia earns approximatly 82 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.
Architecture VS Other Jobs
We compared Saudi Arabia salaries for Architecture and All Jobs and we found that Architecture salaries are 15% less than those of All Jobs.
Salary Comparison By City
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