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Average Salary in Makati 2019

How much money does a person working in Makati make?

49,674 PHP per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Makati typically earns around 49,674 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 Makati | All Jobs

Median and salary distribution monthly Makati

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

Salaries in Makati range between 6,724 PHP per month (minimum salary) to 219,964 PHP per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 50,171 PHP per month, which means that half (50%) of the population are earning less than 50,171 PHP while the other half are earning more than 50,171 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 25,603 PHP while 75% of them are earning more than 25,603 PHP. Also from the diagram, 75% of the population are earning less than 137,769 PHP while 25% are earning more than 137,769 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

Salary Trend and Forecast in Makati

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

Salary trends and forecast monthly Makati
Average Salary 2016    =  
45,728 PHP
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
47,420 PHP
Average Salary 2018    +3%  
48,748 PHP
Average Salary 2019    +2%  
49,674 PHP
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Salaries in Makati 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.

Salaries for popular jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Accountant30,311 PHP
Administrative Assistant24,189 PHP
Architect42,940 PHP
Attorney66,230 PHP
Biomedical Engineer41,352 PHP
CAD Drafter35,082 PHP
Cashier26,443 PHP
Chartered Accountant41,555 PHP
Chef38,008 PHP
Chief Executive Officer105,772 PHP
Chief Financial Officer93,581 PHP
Civil Engineer42,730 PHP
Computer Technician35,843 PHP
Creative Director47,598 PHP
Dentist114,423 PHP
Developer / Programmer42,359 PHP
Electrical Engineer43,554 PHP
Elementary School Teacher31,835 PHP
Engineer43,993 PHP
Executive Chef40,517 PHP
Flight Attendant39,336 PHP
General Manager85,544 PHP
Graphic Designer31,513 PHP
Hotel Manager70,717 PHP
Human Resources Manager63,998 PHP
Internal Auditor46,505 PHP
Journalist43,554 PHP
Legal Assistant32,661 PHP
Mechanical Engineer44,238 PHP
Nurse37,757 PHP
Pharmacist51,834 PHP
Photographer30,627 PHP
Pilot52,771 PHP
Police Officer37,941 PHP
Project Manager53,675 PHP
Receptionist25,858 PHP
Sales Manager71,628 PHP
Sales Representative29,642 PHP
Secondary School Teacher39,338 PHP
Secretary25,140 PHP
Teacher36,913 PHP
Teller32,205 PHP
Travel Agent36,868 PHP
Waiter / Waitress27,083 PHP

Average Hourly Wage in Makati | All Jobs

287 PHP per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Makati | All Jobs is 287 PHP. This means that the average person in Makati earns approximatly 287 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.

Makati VS Philippines

Salary Comparison Between Makati and Philippines monthlyWe compared salaries in Makati and Philippines and we found that Makati salaries are 2% less than those of Philippines.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Antipolo55,456 PHP
Cagayan de Oro53,659 PHP
Cebu57,399 PHP
Dasmarinas48,453 PHP
Davao59,506 PHP
Kalookan58,367 PHP
Las Pinas50,660 PHP
Makati49,674 PHP
Manila60,357 PHP
Paranaque52,678 PHP
Pasig54,481 PHP
Quezon City61,320 PHP
Taguig56,591 PHP
Valenzuela51,496 PHP
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