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Engineering Average Salaries in Jeddah 2019

How much money does a person working in Engineering make in Jeddah?

15,559 SAR per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Engineering in Jeddah typically earns around 15,559 SAR per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits.
Salaries differ drasticly between different Engineering 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
Acoustics Engineer15,042 SAR
Assembly Engineering Technician13,105 SAR
Assistant Chief Engineer16,827 SAR
Associate Engineer14,304 SAR
Autocad Operator11,876 SAR
Automation Engineer16,312 SAR
Avionic System Support Engineer14,846 SAR
Biochemical Engineer17,724 SAR
BMS Engineer16,150 SAR
Bridge and Lock Tender15,010 SAR
Broadcast Engineer18,171 SAR
CAD Design Engineer14,439 SAR
CAD Designer12,599 SAR
CAE Engineer15,266 SAR
Ceramics Engineer14,571 SAR
Civil Engineer15,564 SAR
Commissioning Engineer15,363 SAR
Communications Engineer16,248 SAR
Condition Monitoring Engineer13,806 SAR
Contract Associate Engineer16,836 SAR
Control Systems Engineer15,987 SAR
Controls Engineer15,858 SAR
Controls Software Engineer16,360 SAR
Corrosion Engineer14,130 SAR
Design Engineer16,040 SAR
Drafter11,835 SAR
Drafting Manager16,900 SAR
Drilling Engineer15,161 SAR
Electrical Draughtsman10,279 SAR
Electrical Engineer16,073 SAR
Electrical Engineering Manager19,749 SAR
Electromechanical Engineering Technologist16,503 SAR
Electromechanical Equipment Assembler14,990 SAR
Energy Engineer17,390 SAR
Engine Assembler10,882 SAR
Engineer14,868 SAR
Engineering Account Manager14,319 SAR
Engineering Chief Designer16,341 SAR
Engineering Consultant17,617 SAR
Engineering Key Account Manager17,996 SAR
Engineering Lab Technician13,297 SAR
Engineering Planning Manager18,914 SAR
Engineering Production Manager20,081 SAR
Engineering Project Analyst17,492 SAR
Engineering Project Coordinator 15,394 SAR
Engineering Project Director19,084 SAR
Engineering Project Manager19,687 SAR
Engineering Research and Development Manager18,417 SAR
Engineering Safety Coordinator13,724 SAR
Engineering Sales Manager18,855 SAR
Engineering Technician14,437 SAR
Engineering Technologist13,643 SAR
Environmental Engineer16,526 SAR
Equipment Engineer14,484 SAR
Equipment Engineering Manager18,519 SAR
Estimator15,105 SAR
Fabrication Specialist13,816 SAR
Fabricator11,464 SAR
Facade Engineer16,991 SAR
Fiber Analyst13,524 SAR
Field Engineer14,514 SAR
Field Engineering Manager20,086 SAR
Fire Engineer15,967 SAR
Fitter and Turner8,732 SAR
Forestry Strategic Planner18,442 SAR
Generation Engineer19,104 SAR
Genetic Engineer19,552 SAR
Geological Engineer18,699 SAR
Geotechnical Engineer17,038 SAR
Heavy Equipment Mechanic12,699 SAR
Highway Engineer14,655 SAR
HSE Professional13,870 SAR
HVAC Engineer15,616 SAR
HVAC Supervisor15,518 SAR
Industrial Engineer15,341 SAR
Industrial Engineering Technologist15,567 SAR
Instrument Engineer17,405 SAR
Instrumentation and Control Engineer17,179 SAR
Instrumentation Engineer16,693 SAR
Instrumentation Manager19,861 SAR
Irrigation Engineer14,604 SAR
Licensed Aircraft Engineer15,665 SAR
Locomotive Engineer15,181 SAR
Maintenance Engineer15,153 SAR
Maintenance Fitter10,211 SAR
Maintenance Manager18,222 SAR
Manufacturing Engineer16,516 SAR
Marine Engineer14,741 SAR
Materials Engineer14,665 SAR
Materials Researcher16,329 SAR
Materials Technician14,514 SAR
Mechanical and Electrical Engineer17,036 SAR
Mechanical Design Engineer17,347 SAR
Mechanical Designer14,408 SAR
Mechanical Engineer17,196 SAR
Mechanical Engineering Manager19,103 SAR
Mechanical Inspector16,109 SAR
Mechatronics Engineer14,499 SAR
Mining Engineer14,756 SAR
Oil and Petrochemical Engineer17,249 SAR
Optical Engineer14,876 SAR
Optical Instrument Assembler12,700 SAR
PCB Assembler11,229 SAR
Photonics Engineer16,968 SAR
Photonics Technician14,499 SAR
Pipeline Engineer15,356 SAR
Piping Designer12,950 SAR
Piping Engineer15,386 SAR
Planning Engineer14,860 SAR
Pressure Vessel Inspector10,345 SAR
Principal Cost Engineer16,624 SAR
Principal Engineer17,191 SAR
Principal Support Engineer14,304 SAR
Process Engineer15,715 SAR
Process Operator13,590 SAR
Product Development Engineer16,442 SAR
Product Development Technician13,297 SAR
Product Engineer15,522 SAR
Product Safety Engineer15,425 SAR
Production Engineer16,134 SAR
Project Engineer15,842 SAR
Proposal Manager18,939 SAR
Purchasing Engineer16,090 SAR
Quality Assurance Engineer15,552 SAR
Rail Engineer14,815 SAR
Robotics Engineer17,478 SAR
Robotics Technician15,161 SAR
Safety Engineer15,360 SAR
Safety Inspector13,870 SAR
Safety Manager17,208 SAR
Safety Officer13,323 SAR
Sales Engineer15,386 SAR
Scheduling Engineer14,160 SAR
Service Engineer17,263 SAR
Solar Engineer16,760 SAR
Staff Engineer14,514 SAR
Static Equipment Engineer14,729 SAR
Stationary Engineer14,151 SAR
Stress Engineer14,094 SAR
Structural Analysis Engineer16,379 SAR
Structural Designer13,325 SAR
Structural Engineer15,810 SAR
Structural Technician13,750 SAR
Supply Chain Specialist16,503 SAR
Surveyor11,416 SAR
Technical Affairs Officer13,198 SAR
Technical Assistant13,028 SAR
Technical Engineer14,149 SAR
Technical Support Engineer14,024 SAR
Tender Engineer14,437 SAR
Test Development Engineer15,684 SAR
Transportation Engineer15,695 SAR
Validation Engineer14,499 SAR
Verification Engineer14,116 SAR
Wastewater Engineer15,168 SAR
Wind Energy Engineer16,215 SAR
Wind Energy Operations Manager19,718 SAR
Work Planner11,569 SAR

Engineering Jobs Salary Distribution in Jeddah

Median and salary distribution monthly Jeddah Engineering

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

The Engineering salaries in Jeddah range between 8,603 SAR per month (minimum salary) to 20,649 SAR per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 16,182 SAR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Engineering are earning less than 16,182 SAR while the other half are earning more than 16,182 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 Engineering are earning less than 11,153 SAR while 75% of them are earning more than 11,153 SAR. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Engineering are earning less than 19,889 SAR while 25% are earning more than 19,889 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

Engineering Salary Forecast and Trend in Jeddah

How do Engineering salaries change over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary in recent years.

Salary trends and forecast monthly Jeddah Engineering
Average Salary 2016    =  
13,953 SAR
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
14,469 SAR
Average Salary 2018    +4%  
15,004 SAR
Average Salary 2019    +4%  
15,559 SAR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Engineering salaries in Jeddah 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.

Engineering Hourly Average Wage in Jeddah

90 SAR per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Jeddah for Engineering is 90 SAR. This means that the average person in Jeddah earns approximatly 90 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.

Engineering VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Engineering and Engineering monthly JeddahWe compared Jeddah salaries for Engineering and All Jobs and we found that Engineering salaries are 11% less than those of All Jobs.

Jeddah VS Saudi Arabia

Salary Comparison Between Jeddah and Saudi Arabia monthly EngineeringWe compared Engineering salaries in Jeddah and Saudi Arabia and we found that Jeddah salaries are 4% more than those of Saudi Arabia.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Abha14,217 SAR
Dammam14,739 SAR
Jeddah15,559 SAR
Khubar14,536 SAR
Mecca15,286 SAR
Medina15,013 SAR
Riyadh15,832 SAR
Tabuk13,624 SAR
Taif13,886 SAR
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