How much money does a person working in Brunei make?
3,242 BND per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Brunei typically earns around 3,242 BND 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 Brunei | All Jobs
Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles
Salaries in Brunei range between 439 BND per month (minimum salary) to 14,354 BND per month (maximum salary).
The median salary is 3,242 BND per month, which means that half (50%) of the population are earning less than 3,242 BND while the other half are earning more than 3,242 BND. 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 1,656 BND while 75% of them are earning more than 1,656 BND. Also from the diagram, 75% of the population are earning less than 8,798 BND while 25% are earning more than 8,798 BND.
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 Brunei
How are Brunei 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|| +2% |
|Average Salary 2019|| +1% |
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Salaries in Brunei are on the rise in the year 2019 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2019 are 1% 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||1,647 BND|
|Biomedical Engineer||2,689 BND|
|CAD Drafter||2,509 BND|
|Chartered Accountant||2,852 BND|
|Chief Executive Officer||7,586 BND|
|Chief Financial Officer||6,981 BND|
|Civil Engineer||3,046 BND|
|Computer Technician||2,521 BND|
|Creative Director||3,348 BND|
|Developer / Programmer||2,859 BND|
|Electrical Engineer||3,287 BND|
|Elementary School Teacher||2,309 BND|
|Executive Chef||2,825 BND|
|Flight Attendant||2,662 BND|
|General Manager||5,810 BND|
|Graphic Designer||2,184 BND|
|Hotel Manager||4,839 BND|
|Human Resources Manager||4,386 BND|
|Internal Auditor||3,203 BND|
|Legal Assistant||2,310 BND|
|Mechanical Engineer||3,110 BND|
|Police Officer||2,502 BND|
|Project Manager||3,589 BND|
|Sales Manager||5,167 BND|
|Sales Representative||2,006 BND|
|Secondary School Teacher||2,708 BND|
|Travel Agent||2,539 BND|
|Waiter / Waitress||1,937 BND|
Average Hourly Wage in Brunei | All Jobs
19 BND per hour
Average Hourly Wage
The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Brunei | All Jobs is 19 BND. This means that the average person in Brunei earns approximatly 19 BND 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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