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Weight Loss Consultant Average Salary in Uganda 2023

How much money does a person working as Weight Loss Consultant make in Uganda?

Average Monthly Salary
3,600,000 UGX
( 43,200,000 UGX yearly)


A person working as Weight Loss Consultant in Uganda typically earns around 3,600,000 UGX per month. Salaries range from 1,660,000 UGX (lowest) to 5,720,000 UGX (highest).

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

Weight Loss Consultant Pay Scale and Salaries in Uganda

Median and salary distribution Uganda Weight Loss Consultant monthly
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Salary Structure and Pay Scale Comparison

5% of people earn
3,410,000 UGX or more
10% of people earn
2,990,000 to 3,410,000 UGX
20% of people earn
2,060,000 UGX or less
65% of people earn
2,060,000 to 2,990,000 UGX
Minimum Salary

Median Salary, maximum and minimum salary, minimum wage, starting salary, and the salary range

  • Salary Range, Minimum Wage, and Starting Salary

    Weight Loss Consultant salaries in Uganda range from 1,660,000 UGX per month (starting salary) to 5,720,000 UGX per month (maximum salary). This is not the minimum wage as per the law, only the lowest reported number in the salary survey that had thousands of participants and professionals from all over the country.

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 3,440,000 UGX per month, which means that half (50%) of people working as Weight Loss Consultant(s) are earning less than 3,440,000 UGX while the other half are earning more than 3,440,000 UGX. 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 and Salary Scale

    Closely related to the median are two values: the 25th and the 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of Weight Loss Consultant(s) are earning less than 2,770,000 UGX while 75% of them are earning more than 2,770,000 UGX. Also from the diagram, 75% of Weight Loss Consultant(s) are earning less than 3,960,000 UGX while 25% are earning more than 3,960,000 UGX.

  • Pay Scale Structure

    We grouped the most common and recurring salaries into brackets to give more insight into what salary to expect. This method is more accurate than just the average salary and gives more insights on how salaries are actually distributed. Around 65% of all reported figures are in the range 2,060,000 UGX to 2,990,000 UGX. Approximatly 20% fall under the 2,060,000 UGX cap. Ten percent of wages are from 2,990,000 UGX to 3,410,000 UGX. Only 5% of people grossed 3,410,000 UGX or more.

Weight Loss Consultant Salary Comparison by Years of Experience

How does experience and age affect your pay?

Weight Loss Consultant average salary change by experience in Uganda

0 - 2 Years
1,880,000 UGX
2 - 5 Years+34%
2,510,000 UGX
5 - 10 Years+48%
3,710,000 UGX
10 - 15 Years+22%
4,520,000 UGX
15 - 20 Years+9%
4,930,000 UGX
20+ Years+8%
5,340,000 UGX
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Salary comparison by years of experience monthly Uganda Weight Loss Consultant
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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 Weight Loss Consultant salaries by experience level and this is what we found.

Employees with less than two years of experience makes approximately 1,880,000 UGX per month.

While someone with an experience level between two and five years is expected to earn 2,510,000 UGX per month, 34% more than someone with less than two year's experience.

Moving forward, an experience level between five and ten years lands a salary of 3,710,000 UGX per month, 48% 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, Weight Loss Consultant whose expertise span anywhere between ten and fifteen years get a salary equivalent to 4,520,000 UGX per month, 22% 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 4,930,000 UGX per month, 9% more than someone with ten to fifteen years of experience.

Lastly, employees with more than twenty years of professional experience get a salary of 5,340,000 UGX per month, 8% more than people with fifteen to twenty years of experience.

Typical Salary Progress for Most Careers

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Weight Loss Consultant Salary Comparison By Education

How do education levels affect salaries?

Displayed below is the average salary difference between different Weight Loss Consultant(s) who have the same experience but different education levels.

Weight Loss Consultant average salary difference by education level in Uganda

High School
2,310,000 UGX
Certificate or Diploma+18%
2,710,000 UGX
Bachelor's Degree+45%
3,930,000 UGX
Master's Degree+31%
5,150,000 UGX
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Salary comparison by education level monthly Uganda Weight Loss Consultant
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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 Weight Loss Consultant salaries by education level in order to make a comparison.

When the education level is High School, the average salary is 2,310,000 UGX per month.

While someone with a Certificate or Diploma gets a salary of 2,710,000 UGX per month, 18% more than someone having a High School degree.

People with Bachelor's Degree have an average salary of 3,930,000 UGX per month, 45% more than someone with a Certificate or Diploma.

Professionals who hold a Master's Degree are rewarded with an average salary of 5,150,000 UGX per month, 31% more than someone with Bachelor's Degree.

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 Uganda costs anywhere from 13,100,000 Uganda Shilling(s) to 39,300,000 Uganda Shilling(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

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Salary and Compensation Comparison By Gender - Weight Loss Consultant

Salary comparison by gender Uganda Weight Loss Consultant monthly
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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 Weight Loss Consultant employees in Uganda earn 15% less than their female counterparts on average.

3,320,000 UGX
3,880,000 UGX
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Comparison By Gender in Uganda for all Careers

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Weight Loss Consultant Average Annual Salary Increment Percentage in Uganda

How much are annual salary increments in Uganda for Weight Loss Consultant(s)? How often do employees get salary raises?

Weight Loss Consultant

Weight Loss Consultant(s) in Uganda are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 8% every 31 months. The national average annual increment for all professions combined is 4% granted to employees every 29 months.

Annual Salary Increment Rate Uganda Weight Loss Consultant
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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.

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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 Uganda is 2%.

Annual Increment Rate By Industry 2022

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Listed above are the average annual increase rates for each industry in Uganda for the year 2022. 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

World Average Annual Salary Increment
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Salary Packages and Schemes

Not all compensation increases are reflected directly in the salary. Some companies offer upgraded packages to their staff instead of cash money. The figures displayed here account only for direct increments to the base salary.

Weight Loss Consultant Bonus and Incentive Rates in Uganda

How much and how often are bonuses being awarded?Annual Salary Bonus Rate Uganda Weight Loss Consultant
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"Weight Loss Consultant" is considered to be a moderate bonus-based job. The people who get the highest bonuses are usually somehow involved in the revenue generation cycle.

58% of surveyed staff reported that they haven't received any bonuses or incentives in the previous year while 42% said that they received at least one form of monetary bonus.

Those who got bonuses reported rates ranging from 2% to 7% 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.

Weight Loss Consultant Salary Trend and Forecast in Uganda

How are Weight Loss Consultant salaries changing over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary in recent years.

Average Salary 2019
3,110,000 UGX
Average Salary 2020+4%
3,230,000 UGX
Average Salary 2021+4%
3,350,000 UGX
Average Salary 2022+4%
3,470,000 UGX
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Weight Loss Consultant salaries in Uganda are on the rise in the year 2023 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2022 are 4% higher than those of 2021. The trend suggests a slow yet continuous increase in pay in 2024 and future years. These numbers may vary from industry to another.

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Weight Loss Consultant Average Hourly Wage in Uganda

20,800 UGX per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Uganda is 20,800 UGX. This means that the average Weight Loss Consultant in Uganda earns approximately 20,800 UGX for every worked hour.

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

About The Hourly Pay Rate

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.

What is the minimum hourly rate of pay?

The minimum pay rate per hour for 'Weight Loss Consultant' in Uganda is 9,550 UGX. This is the minimum as per the gathered data in the salary survey not the minimum hourly rate mandated by law.

Weight Loss Consultant VS Other Jobs

3,600,000 UGX
2,160,000 UGX
2,620,000 UGX
Average Salary
Weight Loss Consultant
Average Salary
Fitness / Hair / Beauty
Average Salary
All Jobs

The average salary for Weight Loss Consultant is 67% more than that of Fitness / Hair / Beauty. Also, Fitness / Hair / Beauty salaries are 18% less than those of All Jobs.

Salary Comparison Between Weight Loss Consultant and Fitness / Hair / Beauty monthly Uganda
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Salary comparison with similar jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
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Art Therapist1,950,000 UGX-46%
Assistant Spa Manager2,260,000 UGX-37%
Beauty Advisor2,010,000 UGX-44%
Beauty Educator2,580,000 UGX-28%
Beauty Shop Coordinator1,370,000 UGX-62%
Beauty Supply Manager3,430,000 UGX-5%
Beauty Therapist2,120,000 UGX-41%
Cosmetic Sales1,150,000 UGX-68%
Cosmetologist1,710,000 UGX-53%
Day Spa Manager3,710,000 UGX+3%
Esthetician960,000 UGX-73%
Fitness and Wellness Coordinator2,200,000 UGX-39%
Fitness Instructor1,500,000 UGX-58%
Hair Replacement Specialist3,380,000 UGX-6%
Hair Stylist1,140,000 UGX-68%
Health Coach2,730,000 UGX-24%
Massage Therapist1,600,000 UGX-56%
Masseur1,310,000 UGX-64%
Natural Remedy Consultant2,950,000 UGX-18%
Naturopath and Acupuncturist1,100,000 UGX-69%
Occupational Therapist1,640,000 UGX-54%
Occupational Therapy Assistant1,220,000 UGX-66%
Physical Therapy Attendant1,240,000 UGX-66%
Recreational Therapist1,640,000 UGX-54%
Salon Assistant1,180,000 UGX-67%
Salon Manager3,320,000 UGX-8%
Spa Manager3,800,000 UGX+6%
Spa Supervisor2,850,000 UGX-21%
Sport and Recreation Manager3,900,000 UGX+8%
Tattoo Artist1,000,000 UGX-72%
Weight Loss Consultant3,600,000 UGX=
Yoga Instructor2,460,000 UGX-32%

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Kampala3,810,000 UGX

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 Uganda earn 25% more than their private sector counterparts on average across all sectors.

Private Sector
2,330,000 UGX
Public Sector+25%
2,910,000 UGX
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Statistics and Calculation Guide

What is considered to be a good and competitive salary for Weight Loss Consultant in Uganda?

A good and competitive compensation would range anywhere between 3,440,000 UGX and 3,960,000 UGX. This is a very rough estimate and your experience and education will play a very huge part into your final earnings.

Gross Salary (before tax) and Net Salary (after tax)

All salary and compensation figures displayed here are gross salary figures, that is the salary before tax deductions. Because taxes may differ across sectors and locations, it is difficult to accurately calculate the net salart after tax for every career.

Base / Basic Salary

The base salary for Weight Loss Consultant in Uganda is ranges from 2,770,000 UGX to 3,960,000 UGX. The base salary depends on many factors including experience and education. It is not easy to provide a figure with very little information, so take this range in a grain of salt.

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

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