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Administration / Reception / Secretarial Average Salaries in Yemen 2021

How much money does a person working in Administration / Reception / Secretarial make in Yemen?


Average Monthly Salary
19,800 YER
( 237,000 YER yearly)

LOW
9,910
YER
AVERAGE
19,800
YER
HIGH
45,100
YER

A person working in Administration / Reception / Secretarial in Yemen typically earns around 19,800 YER per month. Salaries range from 9,910 YER (lowest average) to 45,100 YER (highest average, actual maximum salary is higher).

This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Salaries vary drastically between different Administration / Reception / Secretarial 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
Accreditation Specialist39,100 YER
Administrative Aide13,900 YER
Administrative Analyst24,600 YER
Administrative Assistant17,200 YER
Administrative Associate17,500 YER
Administrative Manager27,100 YER
Administrative Receptionist15,400 YER
Board Secretary15,400 YER
Central Office Operator16,600 YER
Clerk11,100 YER
Commercial Administrator24,800 YER
Commissions Processor21,100 YER
Conveyancing Secretary14,300 YER
Document Controller15,000 YER
Document Management Specialist21,800 YER
Executive Assistant18,400 YER
Executive Personal Assistant21,200 YER
Executive Secretary18,100 YER
Front Desk Attendant16,800 YER
Front Desk Coordinator19,600 YER
Front Desk Manager25,100 YER
Group Services Manager46,900 YER
Head Receptionist18,500 YER
Key Account Assistant20,400 YER
Keyboard and Data Entry Operator11,100 YER
Leasing Administrator21,100 YER
Legal Secretary18,300 YER
Librarian21,100 YER
Mailroom Manager17,900 YER
Management Support Secretary16,700 YER
Master Programme Coordinator31,000 YER
Medical Receptionist17,200 YER
Meeting and Event Assistant18,900 YER
Meeting and Event Manager42,900 YER
Night Manager25,200 YER
Office Administrator26,100 YER
Office Assistant11,900 YER
Office Manager29,500 YER
Office Services Coordinator21,600 YER
Operations Analyst35,000 YER
Operations Manager45,600 YER
Personal Assistant16,300 YER
Planning Assistant20,000 YER
Process Expert24,900 YER
Program Coordinator23,700 YER
Programme Assistant21,900 YER
Project Administrator29,200 YER
Project Coordinator36,000 YER
Reception Team Lead22,000 YER
Receptionist16,600 YER
Records Officer13,900 YER
Schedule Officer12,000 YER
School Secretary16,100 YER
Secretary14,700 YER
Switchboard Operator14,400 YER
Technical Program Manager37,800 YER
Technical Project Manager40,900 YER
Typist12,900 YER
Wayleave Officer12,200 YER

Administration / Reception / Secretarial Jobs Salary Distribution in Yemen

Median and salary distribution monthly Yemen Administration / Reception / Secretarial
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The median, the maximum, the minimum, and the range

  • Salary Range

    Administration / Reception / Secretarial salaries in Yemen range from 9,910 YER per month (minimum average salary) to 45,100 YER per month (maximum average salary, actual maximum is higher).

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 20,200 YER per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Administration / Reception / Secretarial are earning less than 20,200 YER while the other half are earning more than 20,200 YER. 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 Administration / Reception / Secretarial are earning less than 13,500 YER while 75% of them are earning more than 13,500 YER. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Administration / Reception / Secretarial are earning less than 33,300 YER while 25% are earning more than 33,300 YER.


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 Yemen costs anywhere from 167,000 Yemeni Rial(s) to 500,000 Yemeni Rial(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.

Administration / Reception / Secretarial Salary Comparison By Gender

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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 in Yemen who work in Administration / Reception / Secretarial earn 14% more than their female counterparts on average.

Male
20,800 YER
Female-12%
18,200 YER
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Comparison By Gender in Yemen for all Careers

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Administration / Reception / Secretarial Average Annual Salary Increment Percentage in Yemen

How much are annual salary increments in Yemen for Administration / Reception / Secretarial professionals? How often do employees get salary raises?

Administration / Reception / Secretarial

Administration / Reception / Secretarial professionals in Yemen are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 3% every 30 months. The national average annual increment for all professions combined is 4% granted to employees every 29 months.

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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.

Yemen / All Professions

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 Yemen is 2%.

Annual Increment Rate By Industry 2020

Banking
7%
Energy
5%
Information Technology
3%
Healthcare
1%
Travel
8%
Construction
6%
Education
4%

Listed above are the average annual increase rates for each industry in Yemen for the year 2020. 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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Administration / Reception / Secretarial Bonus and Incentive Rates in Yemen

How much and how often are bonuses being awarded?Annual Salary Bonus Rate Yemen Administration / Reception / Secretarial
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Administration / Reception / Secretarial 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.

89% of surveyed staff in Administration / Reception / Secretarial reported that they haven't received any bonuses or incentives in the previous year while 11% 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
11%
No Bonus
89%

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.

Administration / Reception / Secretarial Hourly Average Wage in Yemen


110 YER per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Yemen is 110 YER. This means that the average person in Yemen earns approximately 110 YER 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.

Administration / Reception / Secretarial VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Administration / Reception / Secretarial and Administration / Reception / Secretarial monthly Yemen
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The average salary for Administration / Reception / Secretarial is 41% less than that of All Jobs.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Aden22,600 YER
Sanaa20,200 YER
Taizz18,600 YER

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 Yemen earn 10% more than their private sector counterparts on average across all sectors.

Private Sector
32,300 YER
Public Sector+10%
35,600 YER
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

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