How much money does a person working in Western Sahara make?
10,458 MAD per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Western Sahara typically earns around 10,458 MAD 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 Western Sahara | All Jobs
Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles
Salaries in Western Sahara range between 1,415 MAD per month (minimum salary) to 46,308 MAD per month (maximum salary).
The median salary is 10,562 MAD per month, which means that half (50%) of the population are earning less than 10,562 MAD while the other half are earning more than 10,562 MAD. 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 5,390 MAD while 75% of them are earning more than 5,390 MAD. Also from the diagram, 75% of the population are earning less than 29,004 MAD while 25% are earning more than 29,004 MAD.
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 Western Sahara
How are Western Sahara salaries changing over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary over the past few years.
|Average Salary 2016|| = |
|Average Salary 2017|| +4% |
|Average Salary 2018|| +3% |
|Average Salary 2019|| +2% |
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Salaries in Western Sahara 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
|Administrative Assistant||5,293 MAD|
|Biomedical Engineer||9,101 MAD|
|CAD Drafter||7,406 MAD|
|Chartered Accountant||9,055 MAD|
|Chief Executive Officer||23,622 MAD|
|Chief Financial Officer||21,225 MAD|
|Civil Engineer||9,636 MAD|
|Computer Technician||8,005 MAD|
|Creative Director||10,630 MAD|
|Developer / Programmer||8,822 MAD|
|Electrical Engineer||10,236 MAD|
|Elementary School Teacher||7,360 MAD|
|Executive Chef||9,368 MAD|
|Flight Attendant||8,517 MAD|
|General Manager||18,009 MAD|
|Graphic Designer||7,217 MAD|
|Hotel Manager||14,565 MAD|
|Human Resources Manager||14,150 MAD|
|Internal Auditor||10,547 MAD|
|Legal Assistant||7,480 MAD|
|Mechanical Engineer||10,033 MAD|
|Police Officer||8,268 MAD|
|Project Manager||11,577 MAD|
|Sales Manager||16,405 MAD|
|Sales Representative||6,418 MAD|
|Secondary School Teacher||8,193 MAD|
|Travel Agent||8,362 MAD|
|Waiter / Waitress||6,424 MAD|
Average Hourly Wage in Western Sahara | All Jobs
60 MAD per hour
Average Hourly Wage
The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Western Sahara | All Jobs is 60 MAD. This means that the average person in Western Sahara earns approximatly 60 MAD 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.
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