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Average Salary in Davao 2019

How much money does a person working in Davao make?

21,790 PHP per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Davao typically earns around 21,790 PHP per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits.
Salaries differ drasticly between different jobs. If you are interested in the salary of a particular job, see below for salaries for specific job titles.

Distribution of Salaries in Davao | All Jobs

25% of people earn
11,000 PHP
or less
50% of people earn
16,000 PHP
or less
75% of people earn
27,400 PHP
or less
6,000 PHP
16,000 PHP
90,000 PHP

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

Salaries in Davao range between 6,000 PHP per month (minimum salary) to 90,000 PHP per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 16,000 PHP per month, which means that half (50%) of the population are earning less than 16,000 PHP while the other half are earning more than 16,000 PHP. 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 the population are earning less than 11,000 PHP while 75% of them are earning more than 11,000 PHP. Also from the diagram, 75% of the population are earning less than 27,400 PHP while 25% are earning more than 27,400 PHP.

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

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Salary Trend and Forecast in Davao

How are Davao salaries changing over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary over the past few years.

Average Salary 2016    =  
20,413 PHP
Average Salary 2017    +3%  
20,985 PHP
Average Salary 2018    +2%  
21,447 PHP
Average Salary 2019    +2%  
21,790 PHP
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Salaries in Davao are on the rise in the year 2019 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2019 are 2% 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.

Average Hourly Wage in Davao | All Jobs

112 PHP per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Davao | All Jobs is 112 PHP. This means that the average person in Davao earns approximatly 112 PHP 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.

Salary Comparison in Davao

21,790 PHP
45,414 PHP
Average Salary
Average Salary
We compared salaries in Davao and Philippines and we found that Davao salaries are 52% less than those of Philippines.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Antipolo41,779 PHP
Cagayan de Oro21,971 PHP
Cebu33,532 PHP
Dasmarinas43,934 PHP
Davao21,790 PHP
Kalookan16,758 PHP
Las Pinas49,092 PHP
Makati59,508 PHP
Manila39,207 PHP
Paranaque35,177 PHP
Pasig45,926 PHP
Quezon City40,588 PHP
Taguig58,633 PHP
Valenzuela39,400 PHP
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