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# Average Salary in Mbale 2019

## How much money does a person working in Mbale make?

2,954,653 UGX per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Mbale typically earns around 2,954,653 UGX 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 Mbale | All Jobs

### Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

Salaries in Mbale range between 399,923 UGX per month (minimum salary) to 13,083,645 UGX per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 2,984,200 UGX per month, which means that half (50%) of the population are earning less than 2,984,200 UGX while the other half are earning more than 2,984,200 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.

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 1,522,856 UGX while 75% of them are earning more than 1,522,856 UGX. Also from the diagram, 75% of the population are earning less than 8,194,601 UGX while 25% are earning more than 8,194,601 UGX.

### 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 Mbale

### How are Mbale salaries changing over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary over the past few years.

 Average Salary 2016 = 2,719,947 UGX Average Salary 2017 +4% 2,820,585 UGX Average Salary 2018 +3% 2,899,561 UGX Average Salary 2019 +2% 2,954,653 UGX
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Salaries in Mbale 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

 Job Title Average Salary
 Accountant 2,111,938 UGX Administrative Assistant 1,539,159 UGX Architect 2,794,088 UGX Attorney 4,214,216 UGX Biomedical Engineer 2,546,238 UGX CAD Drafter 2,182,881 UGX Cashier 1,655,920 UGX Chartered Accountant 2,526,003 UGX Chef 2,364,934 UGX Chief Executive Officer 7,032,971 UGX Chief Financial Officer 5,965,405 UGX Civil Engineer 2,603,086 UGX Computer Technician 2,290,776 UGX Creative Director 3,042,050 UGX Dentist 6,955,514 UGX Developer / Programmer 2,644,698 UGX Electrical Engineer 2,899,821 UGX Elementary School Teacher 1,996,661 UGX Engineer 2,725,873 UGX Executive Chef 2,594,297 UGX Flight Attendant 2,680,283 UGX General Manager 5,512,691 UGX Graphic Designer 2,159,228 UGX Hotel Manager 4,449,365 UGX Human Resources Manager 4,206,368 UGX Internal Auditor 3,088,778 UGX Journalist 3,077,180 UGX Legal Assistant 2,108,299 UGX Mechanical Engineer 3,056,489 UGX Nurse 2,471,090 UGX Pharmacist 3,366,412 UGX Photographer 1,952,314 UGX Pilot 3,492,378 UGX Police Officer 2,354,101 UGX Project Manager 3,356,180 UGX Receptionist 2,213,274 UGX Sales Manager 4,813,104 UGX Sales Representative 2,019,768 UGX Secondary School Teacher 2,554,621 UGX Secretary 1,662,019 UGX Teacher 2,212,182 UGX Teller 2,013,708 UGX Travel Agent 2,448,692 UGX Waiter / Waitress 1,824,525 UGX

## Average Hourly Wage in Mbale | All Jobs

17,046 UGX per hour
Average Hourly Wage

### The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Mbale | All Jobs is 17,046 UGX. This means that the average person in Mbale earns approximatly 17,046 UGX 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.

## Mbale VS Uganda

We compared salaries in Mbale and Uganda and we found that Mbale salaries are 21% less than those of Uganda.

## Salary Comparison By City

 City Average Salary
 Kampala 4,041,466 UGX
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