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Electrical and Electronics Trades Average Salaries in United Arab Emirates 2020

How much money does a person working in Electrical and Electronics Trades make in United Arab Emirates?


Average Monthly Salary
10,800 AED
( 130,000 AED yearly)

LOW
7,510
AED
AVERAGE
10,800
AED
HIGH
16,700
AED

A person working in Electrical and Electronics Trades in United Arab Emirates typically earns around 10,800 AED per month. Salaries range from 7,510 AED (lowest average) to 16,700 AED (highest average, actual maximum salary is higher).

This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Salaries vary drastically between different Electrical and Electronics Trades careers. 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
Cable Installer and Locator8,310 AED
Digital Design Engineer12,900 AED
Electrical Designer12,300 AED
Electrical Drafter10,200 AED
Electrical Engineering Manager16,400 AED
Electrical Planner12,100 AED
Electrical Sales Engineer13,100 AED
Electrical Service Technician7,970 AED
Electrical Technician12,000 AED
Electrical Worker8,580 AED
Electrician8,900 AED
Electromechanical Technician8,200 AED
Electronic Engineer14,100 AED
Electronics Instructor13,700 AED
Electronics Technician9,050 AED
Field Service Engineer14,700 AED
Field Service Technician8,980 AED
Hydroelectric Plant Technician9,400 AED
Hydroelectric Production Manager16,500 AED
Instrumentation Technician9,470 AED
Journeyman Electrician8,270 AED
Maintenance Electrician7,690 AED
Mechatronics Technician9,170 AED
Power Equipment Mechanic9,380 AED
Power Line Technician8,830 AED
Refrigeration and Airconditioning Mechanic10,500 AED
Security Service Engineer14,400 AED
Technical Manager16,300 AED
Turbine Fitter7,550 AED
Warehouse Attendant8,030 AED
Warehouse Manager16,600 AED
Watch Repairer9,970 AED

Electrical and Electronics Trades Jobs Salary Distribution in United Arab Emirates

Median and salary distribution monthly United Arab Emirates Electrical and Electronics Trades
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The median, the maximum, the minimum, and the range

  • Salary Range

    Electrical and Electronics Trades salaries in United Arab Emirates range from 7,510 AED per month (minimum average salary) to 16,700 AED per month (maximum average salary, actual maximum is higher).

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 11,000 AED per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Electrical and Electronics Trades are earning less than 11,000 AED while the other half are earning more than 11,000 AED. 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 people working in Electrical and Electronics Trades are earning less than 8,330 AED while 75% of them are earning more than 8,330 AED. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Electrical and Electronics Trades are earning less than 14,100 AED while 25% are earning more than 14,100 AED.


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

Salary Comparison by Years of Experience

How does a person's salary progress over time?

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The experience level is the most important factor in determining the salary. Naturally the more years of experience the higher the wage.

Generally speaking, employees having experience from two to five years earn on average 32% more than freshers and juniors across all industries and disciplines.

Professionals with experience of more than five years tend to earn on average 36% more than those with five years or less of work experience.


Change in salary based on experience varies drastically from one location to another and depends hugely on the career field as well. The data displayed here is the combined average of many different jobs. To view accurate figures, choose a specific job title.

As you hit the ten years mark, the salary increases by 21% and an additional 14% for those who have crossed the 15 years mark.

Those figures are presented as guidelines only. The numbers become more significant if you consider one job title at a time.

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.

Salary Comparison By Education

How does the education level affect your salary?

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It is well known that higher education equals a bigger salary, but how much more money can a degree add to your income? We compared the salaries of professionals at the same level but with different college degrees levels across many jobs, below are our findings.


Change in salary based on education varies drastically from one location to another and depends hugely on the career field as well. The data displayed here is the combined average of multiple jobs. To view accurate figures, choose a specific job title.

Workers with a certificate or diploma earn on average 17% more than their peers who only reached the high school level.

Employees who earned a Bachelor's Degree earn 24% more than those who only managed to attain a cerificate or diploma.

Professionals who attained a Master's Degree are awarded salaries that are 29% more than those with a Bachelor's Degree.

Finally, PhD holders earn 23% more than Master's Degree holders on average while doing the same job.


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 United Arab Emirates costs anywhere from 76,300 UAE Dirham(s) to 229,000 UAE Dirham(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 this tactic. The average increase in compensation while changing jobs is approximately 10% more than the customary salary increment.

The decision really depends on your situation and experience among many other factors. Putting all variables aside, if you can afford the costs of higher education then the return on investment is definitely worth it. You should be able to recover the costs in roughly a year or so.

Electrical and Electronics Trades Salary Comparison By Gender

Salary comparison by gender monthly United Arab Emirates Electrical and Electronics Trades
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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 employees earn 8% more than their female counterparts.

Female
10,300 AED
Male+8%
11,200 AED
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Comparison By Gender in United Arab Emirates for all Careers

Salary comparison by gender monthly United Arab Emirates
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Electrical and Electronics Trades Average Annual Salary Increment Percentage in United Arab Emirates

How much are annual salary increments in United Arab Emirates for Electrical and Electronics Trades professionals? How often do employees get salary raises?

Electrical and Electronics Trades

Electrical and Electronics Trades professionals in United Arab Emirates are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 7% every 18 months. The national average annual increment for all professions combined is 8% granted to employees every 17 months.

Annual Salary Increment Rate United Arab Emirates Electrical and Electronics Trades
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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.

United Arab Emirates / All Professions

Annual Salary Increment Rate United Arab Emirates
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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 United Arab Emirates is 6%.

Annual Increment Rate By Industry 2019

Banking
2%
Energy
4%
Information Technology
6%
Healthcare
8%
Travel
1%
Construction
3%
Education
5%

Listed above are the average annual increase rates for each industry in United Arab Emirates for the year 2019. 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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Electrical and Electronics Trades Bonus and Incentive Rates in United Arab Emirates

How much and how often are bonuses being awarded?Annual Salary Bonus Rate United Arab Emirates Electrical and Electronics Trades
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Electrical and Electronics Trades is considered to be a low bonus-based field 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.

71% of surveyed staff in Electrical and Electronics Trades reported that they haven't received any bonuses or incentives in the previous year while 29% said that they received at least one form of monetary bonus.

Those who got bonuses reported rates ranging from 0% to 4% of their annual salary.

Received Bonus
29%
No Bonus
71%

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.

Example:
A graphics designer working for a graphics designing company.

Example:
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.

Government vs Private Sector Salary Comparison

Public vs private sector salaries monthly United Arab Emirates
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Where can you get paid more, working for a private company or for the government? Public sector employees in United Arab Emirates earn 6% more than their private sector counterparts.

Private Sector
14,700 AED
Public Sector+6%
15,700 AED
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Electrical and Electronics Trades Salary Forecast and Trend in United Arab Emirates

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

Salary trends and forecast monthly United Arab Emirates Electrical and Electronics Trades
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Average Salary 2016
9,580 AED
Average Salary 2017+4%
9,940 AED
Average Salary 2018+3%
10,200 AED
Average Salary 2019+2%
10,400 AED
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Electrical and Electronics Trades salaries in United Arab Emirates are rising in the year 2020 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 continuous increase in pay in 2021 and future years. These numbers may vary from industry to another.

Electrical and Electronics Trades Hourly Average Wage in United Arab Emirates


62 AED per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in United Arab Emirates is 62 AED. This means that the average person in United Arab Emirates earns approximately 62 AED 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.

Electrical and Electronics Trades VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Electrical and Electronics Trades and Electrical and Electronics Trades monthly United Arab Emirates
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The average salary for Electrical and Electronics Trades is 29% less than that of All Jobs.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Abu Dhabi11,500 AED
Ajman10,600 AED
Al Ain10,900 AED
Dubai11,900 AED
Fujairah9,950 AED
Ras Al Khaimah10,300 AED
Sharjah11,300 AED
Um Al Quiwain9,650 AED
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