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Fuel Cell Engineer Average Salary in Turkmenistan 2022

How much money does a Fuel Cell Engineer make in Turkmenistan?

Average Monthly Salary
5,150 TMT
( 61,800 TMT yearly)


A person working as a Fuel Cell Engineer in Turkmenistan typically earns around 5,150 TMT per month. Salaries range from 2,520 TMT (lowest) to 8,030 TMT (highest).

This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Fuel Cell Engineer salaries vary drastically based on experience, skills, gender, or location. Below you will find a detailed breakdown based on many different criteria.

Fuel Cell Engineer Salary Distribution in Turkmenistan

Median and salary distribution monthly Turkmenistan Fuel Cell Engineer
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The median, the maximum, the minimum, and the range

  • Salary Range

    Fuel Cell Engineer salaries in Turkmenistan range from 2,520 TMT per month (minimum salary) to 8,030 TMT per month (maximum salary).

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 5,250 TMT per month, which means that half (50%) of people working as Fuel Cell Engineer(s) are earning less than 5,250 TMT while the other half are earning more than 5,250 TMT. 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.

  • Percentiles

    Closely related to the median are two values: the 25th and the 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of Fuel Cell Engineer(s) are earning less than 3,500 TMT while 75% of them are earning more than 3,500 TMT. Also from the diagram, 75% of Fuel Cell Engineer(s) are earning less than 6,770 TMT while 25% are earning more than 6,770 TMT.

What is the difference between the median and the average salary?

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 plenty of room for improvement. If your wage is between the average and the median, then things can be a bit complicated. We wrote a guide to explain all about the different scenarios. How to compare your salary

Fuel Cell Engineer Salary Comparison by Years of Experience

How does experience and age affect your pay?

Salary comparison by years of experience monthly Turkmenistan Fuel Cell Engineer
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The experience level is the most important factor in determining the salary. Naturally the more years of experience the higher your wage. We broke down Fuel Cell Engineer salaries by experience level and this is what we found.

A Fuel Cell Engineer with less than two years of experience makes approximately 2,990 TMT per month.

While someone with an experience level between two and five years is expected to earn 3,850 TMT per month, 29% more than someone with less than two year's experience.

Moving forward, an experience level between five and ten years lands a salary of 5,310 TMT per month, 38% more than someone with two to five years of experience.

On average, a person's salary doubles their starting salary by the time they cross the 10 years* experience mark.
* Based on the average change in salary over time. Salary variations differ from person to person.

Additionally, Fuel Cell Engineer(s) whose expertise span anywhere between ten and fifteen years get a salary equivalent to 6,570 TMT per month, 24% more than someone with five to ten years of experience.

If the experience level is between fifteen and twenty years, then the expected wage is 7,040 TMT per month, 7% more than someone with ten to fifteen years of experience.

Lastly, employees with more than twenty years of professional experience get a salary of 7,510 TMT per month, 7% more than people with fifteen to twenty years of experience.

Fuel Cell Engineer average salary change by experience in Turkmenistan

0 - 2 Years
2,990 TMT
2 - 5 Years+29%
3,850 TMT
5 - 10 Years+38%
5,310 TMT
10 - 15 Years+24%
6,570 TMT
15 - 20 Years+7%
7,040 TMT
20+ Years+7%
7,510 TMT
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Typical Salary Progress for Most Careers

Salary Comparison By Experience Level
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Fuel Cell Engineer Salary Comparison By Education

How do education levels affect salaries?

Displayed below is the average salary difference between different Fuel Cell Engineer(s) who have the same experience but different education levels.

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We all know that higher education equals a bigger salary, but how much more money can a degree add to your income? We broke down Fuel Cell Engineer salaries by education level in order to make a comparison.

When the education level is Bachelor's Degree, the average salary of a Fuel Cell Engineer is 3,740 TMT per month.

While someone with a Master's Degree gets a salary of 5,990 TMT per month, 60% more than someone having a Bachelor's Degree degree.

Fuel Cell Engineer average salary difference by education level in Turkmenistan

Bachelor's Degree
3,740 TMT
Master's Degree+60%
5,990 TMT
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Is a Master's degree or an MBA worth it? Should you pursue higher education?

A Master's degree program or any post-graduate program in Turkmenistan costs anywhere from 26,100 Manat(s) to 78,400 Manat(s) and lasts approximately two years. That is quite an investment.

You can't really expect any salary increases during the study period, assuming you already have a job. In most cases, a salary review is conducted once education is completed and the degree has been attained.

Many people pursue higher education as a tactic to switch into a higher paying job. The numbers seem to support the thoery. The average increase in compensation while changing jobs is approximately 10% more than the customary salary increment.

If you can afford the costs of higher education, the return on investment is definitely worth it. You should be able to recover the costs in roughly a year or so.

Typical Salary Difference by Education for Most Careers

Salary Comparison By Education Level
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Fuel Cell Engineer Salary Comparison By Gender

Salary comparison by gender monthly Turkmenistan Fuel Cell Engineer
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Though gender should not have an effect on pay, in reality, it does. So who gets paid more: men or women? Male Fuel Cell Engineer employees in Turkmenistan earn 8% more than their female counterparts on average.

5,310 TMT
4,930 TMT
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Comparison By Gender in Turkmenistan for all Careers

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Fuel Cell Engineer Average Annual Salary Increment Percentage in Turkmenistan

How much are annual salary increments in Turkmenistan for Fuel Cell Engineer(s)? How often do employees get salary raises?

Fuel Cell Engineer

Fuel Cell Engineer(s) in Turkmenistan are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 9% every 27 months. The national average annual increment for all professions combined is 5% granted to employees every 28 months.

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The figures provided here are averages of numbers. Those figures should be taken as general guidelines. Salary increments will vary from person to person and depend on many factors, but your performance and contribution to the success of the organization remain the most important factors in determining how much and how often you will be granted a raise.

Turkmenistan / All Professions

The term 'Annual Salary Increase' usually refers to the increase in 12 calendar month period, but because it is rarely that people get their salaries reviewed exactly on the one year mark, it is more meaningful to know the frequency and the rate at the time of the increase.

How to calculate the salary increment percentage?

The annual salary Increase in a calendar year (12 months) can be easily calculated as follows: Annual Salary Increase = Increase Rate x 12 ÷ Increase Frequency

The average salary increase in one year (12 months) in Turkmenistan is 2%.

Annual Increment Rate By Industry 2021

Information Technology

Listed above are the average annual increase rates for each industry in Turkmenistan for the year 2021. Companies within thriving industries tend to provide higher and more frequent raises. Exceptions do exist, but generally speaking, the situation of any company is closely related to the economic situation in the country or region. These figures tend to change frequently.

Worldwide Salary Raises: All Countries and All Jobs

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Fuel Cell Engineer Bonus and Incentive Rates in Turkmenistan

How much and how often are bonuses being awarded?Annual Salary Bonus Rate Turkmenistan Fuel Cell Engineer
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A Fuel Cell Engineer is considered to be a moderate bonus-based job due to the generally limited involvement in direct revenue generation, with exceptions of course. The people who get the highest bonuses are usually somehow involved in the revenue generation cycle.

62% of surveyed staff reported that they haven't received any bonuses or incentives in the previous year while 38% said that they received at least one form of monetary bonus.

Those who got bonuses reported rates ranging from 3% to 6% of their annual salary.

Received Bonus
No Bonus

Types of Bonuses Considered

Individual Performance-Based Bonuses

The most standard form of bonus where the employee is awarded based on their exceptional performance.

Company Performance Bonuses

Occasionally, some companies like to celebrate excess earnings and profits with their staff collectively in the form of bonuses that are granted to everyone. The amount of the bonus will probably be different from person to person depending on their role within the organization.

Goal-Based Bonuses

Granted upon achieving an important goal or milestone.

Holiday / End of Year Bonuses

These types of bonuses are given without a reason and usually resemble an appreciation token.

Bonuses Are Not Commissions!

People tend to confuse bonuses with commissions. A commission is a prefixed rate at which someone gets paid for items sold or deals completed while a bonus is in most cases arbitrary and unplanned.

What makes a position worthy of good bonuses and a high salary?

The main two types of jobs

Revenue GeneratorsSupporting Cast

Employees that are directly involved in generating revenue or profit for the organization. Their field of expertise usually matches the type of business.

Employees that support and facilitate the work of revenue generators. Their expertise is usually different from that of the core business operations.

A graphics designer working for a graphics designing company.

A graphic designer in the marketing department of a hospital.

Revenue generators usually get more and higher bonuses, higher salaries, and more frequent salary increments. The reason is quite simple: it is easier to quantify your value to the company in monetary terms when you participate in revenue generation.

Try to work for companies where your skills can generate revenue. We can't all generate revenue and that's perfectly fine.

Bonus Comparison by Seniority Level

Top management personnel and senior employees naturally exhibit higher bonus rates and frequencies than juniors. This is very predictable due to the inherent responsibilities of being higher in the hierarchy. People in top positions can easily get double or triple bonus rates than employees down the pyramid.

Fuel Cell Engineer Average Hourly Wage in Turkmenistan

30 TMT per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Turkmenistan is 30 TMT. This means that the average Fuel Cell Engineer in Turkmenistan earns approximately 30 TMT for every worked hour.

Hourly Wage = Annual Salary ÷ ( 52 x 5 x 8 )

The hourly wage is the salary paid in one worked 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 the annual vacation allowance. The figures mentioned above are good approximations and are considered to be the standard. One major difference between salaried employees and hourly paid employees is overtime eligibility. Salaried employees are usually exempt from overtime as opposed to hourly paid staff.

Fuel Cell Engineer VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Fuel Cell Engineer and Oil  / Gas / Energy / Mining monthly Turkmenistan
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The average salary for Fuel Cell Engineer is 9% more than that of Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining. Also, Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining salaries are 10% less than those of All Jobs.

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Associate Landman2,150 TMT-58%
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Energy Dispatch Director8,460 TMT+64%
Energy Technical Assistant3,030 TMT-41%
Energy Technical Manager6,040 TMT+17%
Energy Technical Trainer4,160 TMT-19%
Exploration Manager8,770 TMT+70%
Field Safety Auditor5,380 TMT+5%
Fluids Engineer4,840 TMT-6%
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Fuel Cell Technician2,510 TMT-51%
Fuels Handler2,380 TMT-54%
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Geophysicist8,800 TMT+71%
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Geothermal Technician3,270 TMT-36%
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HSE Officer2,920 TMT-43%
HSEQ Administrator3,400 TMT-34%
Inspector4,510 TMT-12%
Instructor3,930 TMT-24%
Instrument Designer3,670 TMT-29%
Lead Technical Field Advisor6,490 TMT+26%
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Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Asgabat5,720 TMT

Government vs Private Sector Salary Comparison

Where can you get paid more, working for a private company or for the government? Public sector employees in Turkmenistan earn 14% more than their private sector counterparts on average across all sectors.

Private Sector
4,810 TMT
Public Sector+14%
5,490 TMT
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

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