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Architecture Average Salaries in Saudi Arabia 2019

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

Job TitleAverage Salary
Architect13,981 SAR
Architectural Designer13,661 SAR
Architectural Drafter11,054 SAR
Architectural Manager18,576 SAR
Architectural Technician14,803 SAR
Architecture Consultant15,498 SAR
Architecture Estimating Manager15,780 SAR
Architecture Specifications Writer10,395 SAR
Assistant Architectural Manager16,078 SAR
CAD Drafter12,415 SAR
CAD Manager15,280 SAR
Design and Decoration Assistant12,719 SAR
Design Manager15,988 SAR
Drafting Supervisor13,101 SAR
Facilities and Project Manager17,620 SAR
Facility Planner14,909 SAR
Interior Design Assistant11,045 SAR
Interior Designer14,772 SAR
Kitchen Designer12,494 SAR
Landscape Architect14,253 SAR
Landscape Artist14,017 SAR
Landscaper12,885 SAR
Mapping Technician11,481 SAR
Mechanical Drafter12,211 SAR
Photogrammetrist11,651 SAR

Architecture Jobs Salary Distribution in Saudi Arabia

Median and salary distribution monthly Saudi Arabia Architecture

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.

Salary trends and forecast monthly Saudi Arabia Architecture
Average Salary 2016    =  
12,810 SAR
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
13,284 SAR
Average Salary 2018    +4%  
13,775 SAR
Average Salary 2019    +4%  
14,285 SAR
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

Salary Comparison Between Architecture and Architecture monthly Saudi ArabiaWe 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

CityAverage Salary
Abha13,555 SAR
Dammam14,052 SAR
Jeddah14,835 SAR
Khubar13,859 SAR
Mecca14,574 SAR
Medina14,314 SAR
Riyadh15,094 SAR
Tabuk12,989 SAR
Taif13,239 SAR
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