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Patient Services Director Average Salary in Saudi Arabia 2020

How much money does a Patient Services Director make in Saudi Arabia?

Average Monthly Salary
26,200 SAR
( 314,000 SAR yearly)


A person working as a Patient Services Director in Saudi Arabia typically earns around 26,200 SAR per month. Salaries range from 13,100 SAR (lowest) to 40,600 SAR (highest).

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

Patient Services Director Salary Distribution in Saudi Arabia

Median and salary distribution monthly Saudi Arabia Patient Services Director
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The median, the maximum, the minimum, and the range

  • Salary Range

    Patient Services Director salaries in Saudi Arabia range from 13,100 SAR per month (minimum salary) to 40,600 SAR per month (maximum salary).

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 26,200 SAR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working as Patient Services Director(s) are earning less than 26,200 SAR while the other half are earning more than 26,200 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 Patient Services Director(s) are earning less than 17,700 SAR while 75% of them are earning more than 17,700 SAR. Also from the diagram, 75% of Patient Services Director(s) are earning less than 33,400 SAR while 25% are earning more than 33,400 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

Patient Services Director 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 Patient Services Director salaries by experience level and this is what we found.

A Patient Services Director with less than two years of experience makes approximately 15,700 SAR per month.

While someone with an experience level between two and five years is expected to earn 20,800 SAR per month, 32% more than someone with less than two year's experience.

Moving forward, an experience level between five and ten years lands a salary of 27,800 SAR per month, 34% 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, Patient Services Director(s) whose expertise span anywhere between ten and fifteen years get a salary equivalent to 33,100 SAR per month, 19% 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 35,800 SAR per month, 8% more than someone with ten to fifteen years of experience.

Lastly, employees with more than twenty years of professional experience get a salary of 38,400 SAR per month, 7% more than people with fifteen to twenty years of experience.

Patient Services Director average salary change by experience in Saudi Arabia

0 - 2 Years
15,700 SAR
2 - 5 Years+32%
20,800 SAR
5 - 10 Years+34%
27,800 SAR
10 - 15 Years+19%
33,100 SAR
15 - 20 Years+8%
35,800 SAR
20+ Years+7%
38,400 SAR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Typical Salary Progress for Most Careers

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Patient Services Director Salary Comparison By Education

How do education levels affect salaries?

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

Salary comparison by education level monthly Saudi Arabia Patient Services Director
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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 Patient Services Director salaries by education level in order to make a comparison.

When the education level is Bachelor's Degree, the average salary of a Patient Services Director is 20,200 SAR per month.

While someone with a Master's Degree gets a salary of 27,900 SAR per month, 38% more than someone having a Bachelor's Degree degree.

A PhD gets its holder an average salary of 36,700 SAR per month, 31% more than someone with a Master's Degree.

Patient Services Director average salary difference by education level in Saudi Arabia

Bachelor's Degree
20,200 SAR
Master's Degree+38%
27,900 SAR
36,700 SAR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Is a Master's degree or an MBA worth it? Should you pursue higher education?

A Master's degree program or any post-graduate program in Saudi Arabia costs anywhere from 83,500 Saudi Riyal(s) to 251,000 Saudi Riyal(s) and lasts approximately two years. That is quite an investment.

You can't really expect any salary increases during the study period, assuming you already have a job. In most cases, a salary review is conducted once education is completed and the degree has been attained.

Many people pursue higher education as a tactic to switch into a higher paying job. The numbers seem to support the thoery. The average increase in compensation while changing jobs is approximately 10% more than the customary salary increment.

If you can afford the costs of higher education, the return on investment is definitely worth it. You should be able to recover the costs in roughly a year or so.

Typical Salary Difference by Education for Most Careers

Salary Comparison By Education Level
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Patient Services Director Salary Comparison By Gender

Salary comparison by gender monthly Saudi Arabia Patient Services Director
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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 Patient Services Director employees in Saudi Arabia earn 6% less than their female counterparts on average.

25,300 SAR
26,900 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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Patient Services Director Average Annual Salary Increment Percentage in Saudi Arabia

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

Patient Services Director

Patient Services Director(s) in Saudi Arabia are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 11% every 18 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 2019

Information Technology

Listed above are the average annual increase rates for each industry in Saudi Arabia for the year 2019. 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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Patient Services Director Bonus and Incentive Rates in Saudi Arabia

How much and how often are bonuses being awarded?Annual Salary Bonus Rate Saudi Arabia Patient Services Director
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A Patient Services Director is considered to be a high 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.

19% of surveyed staff reported that they haven't received any bonuses or incentives in the previous year while 81% said that they received at least one form of monetary bonus.

Those who got bonuses reported rates ranging from 5% to 8% 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.

Patient Services Director Average Hourly Wage in Saudi Arabia

150 SAR per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Saudi Arabia is 150 SAR. This means that the average Patient Services Director in Saudi Arabia earns approximately 150 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.

Patient Services Director VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Patient Services Director and Health and Medical monthly Saudi Arabia
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The average salary for Patient Services Director is 69% more than that of Patient Care. Also, Patient Care salaries are 38% less than those of Health and Medical.

Salary comparison with similar jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Assistant Occupational Therapist13,000 SAR-50%
Assistant Physical Therapist11,700 SAR-55%
Cardiopulmonary Rehab Spcialist17,800 SAR-32%
Care Assistant10,200 SAR-61%
Caregiver8,880 SAR-66%
Clinic Assistant10,600 SAR-59%
Clinic Manager24,000 SAR-8%
Clinic Navigator11,400 SAR-56%
Clinical Social Worker12,200 SAR-53%
Dietetic Technician10,900 SAR-58%
Emergency Response Specialist15,600 SAR-40%
Family Nurse Practitioner14,100 SAR-46%
Health Unit Coordinator11,300 SAR-57%
Healthcare Assistant12,400 SAR-53%
Healthcare Consultant23,100 SAR-12%
Home Health Aide11,900 SAR-55%
Medical Biller8,500 SAR-68%
Medical Office Assistant10,200 SAR-61%
Medical Scribe12,500 SAR-52%
Medication Aide11,500 SAR-56%
Mental Health Aide12,000 SAR-54%
Mental Health Technician12,400 SAR-53%
Mental Health Worker12,100 SAR-54%
Mobile Phlebotomist9,720 SAR-63%
Nurse Educator15,100 SAR-42%
Nutrition Services Aide15,200 SAR-42%
Oncology Specialty Representative15,400 SAR-41%
Patient Care Coordinator15,900 SAR-39%
Patient Care Manager23,800 SAR-9%
Patient Care Services Executive18,600 SAR-29%
Patient Care Technician11,800 SAR-55%
Patient Management Coordinator10,700 SAR-59%
Patient Registrar8,380 SAR-68%
Patient Relations Manager19,900 SAR-24%
Patient Representative11,100 SAR-58%
Patient Safety Manager18,400 SAR-30%
Patient Safety Specialist15,200 SAR-42%
Patient Services Coordinator18,300 SAR-30%
Patient Services Director26,200 SAR+0%
Patient Sitter9,960 SAR-62%
Physical Therapy Aide10,200 SAR-61%
Physical Therapy Assistant10,100 SAR-61%
Physician41,700 SAR+59%
Psychiatric Technician12,300 SAR-53%
Psychometrist20,900 SAR-20%
Public Health Analyst27,900 SAR+7%
Public Health Social Worker7,620 SAR-71%
Public Health Specialist27,400 SAR+5%
Registered Nurse Case Manager15,300 SAR-42%
Telephonic Nurse Case Manager18,500 SAR-29%
Wellness Coordinator15,300 SAR-42%

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Abha25,100 SAR
Dammam25,200 SAR
Jeddah26,600 SAR
Khubar24,800 SAR
Mecca27,100 SAR
Medina24,800 SAR
Riyadh26,200 SAR
Tabuk23,300 SAR
Taif24,500 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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