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Average Salary in Mecca 2019

How much money does a person working in Mecca make?

17,180 SAR per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Mecca typically earns around 17,180 SAR 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 Mecca | All Jobs

Median and salary distribution monthly Mecca

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

Salaries in Mecca range between 2,325 SAR per month (minimum salary) to 76,075 SAR per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 16,493 SAR per month, which means that half (50%) of the population are earning less than 16,493 SAR while the other half are earning more than 16,493 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 the population are earning less than 8,468 SAR while 75% of them are earning more than 8,468 SAR. Also from the diagram, 75% of the population are earning less than 42,581 SAR while 25% are earning more than 42,581 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

Salary Trend and Forecast in Mecca

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

Salary trends and forecast monthly Mecca
Average Salary 2016    =  
16,096 SAR
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
16,692 SAR
Average Salary 2018    +1%  
16,909 SAR
Average Salary 2019    +2%  
17,180 SAR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Salaries in Mecca 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
Accountant11,912 SAR
Administrative Assistant9,088 SAR
Architect15,519 SAR
Attorney24,883 SAR
Biomedical Engineer14,543 SAR
CAD Drafter13,034 SAR
Cashier9,851 SAR
Chartered Accountant14,523 SAR
Chef14,121 SAR
Chief Executive Officer38,645 SAR
Chief Financial Officer33,476 SAR
Civil Engineer15,701 SAR
Computer Technician12,838 SAR
Creative Director17,049 SAR
Dentist39,990 SAR
Developer / Programmer14,260 SAR
Electrical Engineer16,746 SAR
Elementary School Teacher11,297 SAR
Engineer15,519 SAR
Executive Chef15,264 SAR
Flight Attendant13,824 SAR
General Manager30,767 SAR
Graphic Designer11,111 SAR
Hotel Manager25,134 SAR
Human Resources Manager23,246 SAR
Internal Auditor16,982 SAR
Journalist16,417 SAR
Legal Assistant11,757 SAR
Mechanical Engineer16,483 SAR
Nurse13,685 SAR
Pharmacist18,715 SAR
Photographer10,956 SAR
Pilot20,237 SAR
Police Officer12,729 SAR
Project Manager19,019 SAR
Receptionist8,891 SAR
Sales Manager26,310 SAR
Sales Representative10,418 SAR
Secondary School Teacher13,517 SAR
Secretary9,158 SAR
Teacher13,456 SAR
Teller11,411 SAR
Travel Agent13,462 SAR
Waiter / Waitress10,467 SAR

Average Hourly Wage in Mecca | All Jobs

99 SAR per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Mecca | All Jobs is 99 SAR. This means that the average person in Mecca earns approximatly 99 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.

Mecca VS Saudi Arabia

Salary Comparison Between Mecca and Saudi Arabia monthlyWe compared salaries in Mecca and Saudi Arabia and we found that Mecca salaries are 2% more than those of Saudi Arabia.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Abha15,978 SAR
Dammam16,565 SAR
Jeddah17,487 SAR
Khubar16,337 SAR
Mecca17,180 SAR
Medina16,873 SAR
Riyadh17,793 SAR
Tabuk15,311 SAR
Taif15,606 SAR
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