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Airlines / Aviation / Aerospace / Defense Average Salary in United Arab Emirates 2018

How much money does a person working in Airlines / Aviation / Aerospace / Defense make in United Arab Emirates?

26,148 AED per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Airlines / Aviation / Aerospace / Defense in United Arab Emirates typically earns around 26,148 AED per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits.
Salaries differ drasticly between different Airlines / Aviation / Aerospace / Defense jobs. If you are interested in the salary of a particular job, see below for salaries for specific job titles.

Airlines / Aviation / Aerospace / Defense Jobs Salary Distribution in United Arab Emirates

25% of people earn
12,500 AED
or less
50% of people earn
20,000 AED
or less
75% of people earn
43,000 AED
or less
2,500 AED
20,000 AED
68,000 AED

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

Airlines / Aviation / Aerospace / Defense salaries in United Arab Emirates range between 2,500 AED per month (minimum salary) to 68,000 AED per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 20,000 AED per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Airlines / Aviation / Aerospace / Defense are earning less than 20,000 AED while the other half are earning more than 20,000 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.

Closely related to the median are two similar values: the 25th and 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of people working in Airlines / Aviation / Aerospace / Defense are earning less than 12,500 AED while 75% of them are earning more than 12,500 AED. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Airlines / Aviation / Aerospace / Defense are earning less than 43,000 AED while 25% of them are earning more than 43,000 AED.

What is the difference between the median and the average salary? What should I be looking at?

Both are indicators. If your salary is higher than both 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. You have plently of room for improvement. If your wage is in between the average and median, then things can be a bit confusing. Luckily for you, we have written a guide to explain all the different senarios. How to compare your salary

Airlines / Aviation / Aerospace / Defense Salary Trend and Forecast in United Arab Emirates

How are Airlines / Aviation / Aerospace / Defense salaries changing over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average Airlines / Aviation / Aerospace / Defense salary in United Arab Emirates in recent years.

Average Salary 2015    =  
24,496 AED
Average Salary 2016    +1%  
24,839 AED
Average Salary 2017    +3%  
25,535 AED
Average Salary 2018    +2%  
26,148 AED
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Airlines / Aviation / Aerospace / Defense salaries in United Arab Emirates are on the rise in the year 2018 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2018 are 2% higher than those of 2017. The trend suggests a slow yet slow continous increase in pay in 2019 and future years. These numbers differ slightly from industry to another.

Airlines / Aviation / Aerospace / Defense Average Hourly Wage in United Arab Emirates

134 AED per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in United Arab Emirates for Airlines / Aviation / Aerospace / Defense is 134 AED. This means that the average person in United Arab Emirates earns approximatly 134 AED 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 is considered to the be the standard.

Salary Comparison By Job Title (Average Monthly Salary)

Job TitleAverage Salary
Aerospace Engineer24,100 AED
Air Traffic Controllers7,083 AED
Aircraft Electrician2,500 AED
Aircraft Maintenance Manager13,750 AED
Aircraft Maintenance Supervisor31,500 AED
Aircraft Mechanic27,500 AED
Airport Services Manager (Airlines)17,000 AED
Aviation Analyst20,000 AED
Aviation Manager34,056 AED
Aviation Safety Manager30,000 AED
Aviation Technician16,554 AED
Cargo Agent 3,300 AED
Flight Attendant14,400 AED
Flight Scheduler18,000 AED
Maintenance Technician22,125 AED
Pilot45,917 AED
Quality Assurance Engineering Manager36,571 AED
Ramp Agents13,500 AED
Reservations Sales Agent11,800 AED

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Salary Comparison By City (Average Monthly Salary)

CityAverage Salary
Abu Dhabi34,363 AED
Dubai23,484 AED
Sharjah20,133 AED

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