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Average Salary in Abha 2019

How much money does a person working in Abha make?

15,978 SAR per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Abha typically earns around 15,978 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 Abha | All Jobs

Median and salary distribution monthly Abha

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

Salaries in Abha range between 2,163 SAR per month (minimum salary) to 70,755 SAR per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 16,298 SAR per month, which means that half (50%) of the population are earning less than 16,298 SAR while the other half are earning more than 16,298 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 8,307 SAR while 75% of them are earning more than 8,307 SAR. Also from the diagram, 75% of the population are earning less than 45,267 SAR while 25% are earning more than 45,267 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 Abha

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

Salary trends and forecast monthly Abha
Average Salary 2016    =  
14,581 SAR
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
15,120 SAR
Average Salary 2018    +3%  
15,589 SAR
Average Salary 2019    +2%  
15,978 SAR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Salaries in Abha 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
Accountant10,887 SAR
Administrative Assistant8,222 SAR
Architect14,572 SAR
Attorney22,512 SAR
Biomedical Engineer13,339 SAR
CAD Drafter11,348 SAR
Cashier8,353 SAR
Chartered Accountant14,019 SAR
Chef12,294 SAR
Chief Executive Officer34,114 SAR
Chief Financial Officer32,108 SAR
Civil Engineer14,544 SAR
Computer Technician11,798 SAR
Creative Director15,667 SAR
Dentist38,602 SAR
Developer / Programmer13,157 SAR
Electrical Engineer14,783 SAR
Elementary School Teacher11,216 SAR
Engineer13,870 SAR
Executive Chef13,457 SAR
Flight Attendant13,454 SAR
General Manager26,425 SAR
Graphic Designer10,530 SAR
Hotel Manager23,927 SAR
Human Resources Manager21,620 SAR
Internal Auditor15,636 SAR
Journalist15,087 SAR
Legal Assistant10,692 SAR
Mechanical Engineer14,570 SAR
Nurse12,529 SAR
Pharmacist18,320 SAR
Photographer10,508 SAR
Pilot18,339 SAR
Police Officer12,063 SAR
Project Manager16,811 SAR
Receptionist8,855 SAR
Sales Manager25,397 SAR
Sales Representative10,138 SAR
Secondary School Teacher13,232 SAR
Secretary8,300 SAR
Teacher11,703 SAR
Teller10,087 SAR
Travel Agent12,396 SAR
Waiter / Waitress9,696 SAR

Average Hourly Wage in Abha | All Jobs

92 SAR per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Abha | All Jobs is 92 SAR. This means that the average person in Abha earns approximatly 92 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.

Abha VS Saudi Arabia

Salary Comparison Between Abha and Saudi Arabia monthlyWe compared salaries in Abha and Saudi Arabia and we found that Abha salaries are 5% less 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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