A person working in Human Resources in Brunei typically earns around 3,310 BND per month. Salaries range from 1,520 BND (lowest average) to 4,940 BND (highest average, actual maximum salary is higher).
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Salaries vary drastically between different Human Resources careers. If you are interested in the salary of a particular job, see below for salaries for specific job titles.
|Job Title||Average Salary|
|Benefits Administrator||2,780 BND|
|Benefits Analyst||3,290 BND|
|Benefits Manager||3,620 BND|
|Chief People Officer||4,100 BND|
|Compensation Analyst||3,050 BND|
|Compensation and Benefits Manager||3,620 BND|
|Compensation and Benefits Officer||2,790 BND|
|Compensation Manager||3,740 BND|
|Corporate Director of Human Resources||4,650 BND|
|Corporate Trainer||3,360 BND|
|Employee Benefits Administrator||3,170 BND|
|Employee Communications Manager||3,200 BND|
|Employee Development Specialist||3,600 BND|
|Employee Engagement Specialist||3,390 BND|
|Employee Health and Wellness Administrator||3,330 BND|
|Employee Performance Specialist||3,200 BND|
|Employee Relations Manager||3,590 BND|
|Employee Relations Practitioner||3,430 BND|
|Employee Services Manager||3,580 BND|
|Employment Advice Worker||2,630 BND|
|Employment Interviewer||2,920 BND|
|Employment Service Specialist||2,800 BND|
|Employment Services Coordinator||2,880 BND|
|Enrollment Counselor||3,270 BND|
|Equal Opportunity Representative||3,190 BND|
|Executive Human Capital Management||4,510 BND|
|Executive Recruiter||3,430 BND|
|Expatriate Administration Manager||3,820 BND|
|Expatriate Administration Supervisor||2,940 BND|
|Global Mobility Manager||3,500 BND|
|Health Benefits Coordinator||2,870 BND|
|HRIS Analyst||2,970 BND|
|HRIS Manager||3,600 BND|
|HRIS Supervisor||2,890 BND|
|Human Resources Administration Specialist||2,680 BND|
|Human Resources Administrator||2,960 BND|
|Human Resources Advisor||3,160 BND|
|Human Resources Analyst||2,900 BND|
|Human Resources Assessor||2,650 BND|
|Human Resources Assistant Manager||3,660 BND|
|Human Resources Associate||2,810 BND|
|Human Resources Consultant||3,510 BND|
|Human Resources Data Analytics Manager||3,710 BND|
|Human Resources Generalist||3,550 BND|
|Human Resources Manager||4,390 BND|
|Human Resources Officer||2,670 BND|
|Human Resources Representative||2,490 BND|
|Human Resources Section Head||3,310 BND|
|Human Resources Superintendent||2,690 BND|
|Human Resources Training Executive||3,330 BND|
|Industrial Organizational Psychologist||3,620 BND|
|Job Evaluation Specialist||3,330 BND|
|Labor Relations Director||3,910 BND|
|Labor Relations Manager||3,950 BND|
|Labor Relations Specialist||2,940 BND|
|Learning and Development Manager||3,610 BND|
|Occupational Health and Safety Officer||2,620 BND|
|Organizational Development Consultant||3,530 BND|
|Organizational Development Manager||3,650 BND|
|Organizational Development Specialist||2,880 BND|
|Payroll Assistant||2,080 BND|
|Payroll Supervisor||2,880 BND|
|People Development Officer||3,000 BND|
|Personnel Officer||2,520 BND|
|Records Clerk||1,500 BND|
|Records Manager||3,430 BND|
|Recruiting Coordinator||2,530 BND|
|Recruiting Manager||4,680 BND|
|Recruitment Consultant||3,670 BND|
|Recruitment Officer||3,010 BND|
|Recruitment Supervisor||3,590 BND|
|Research Associate||3,270 BND|
|SAP Resource Manager||3,870 BND|
|Talent Acquisition Specialist||3,070 BND|
|Talent Management Officer||3,940 BND|
|Training and Development Section Head||3,280 BND|
|Training Executive||4,500 BND|
|Training Officer||2,570 BND|
Human Resources salaries in Brunei range from 1,520 BND per month (minimum average salary) to 4,940 BND per month (maximum average salary, actual maximum is higher).
The median salary is 3,110 BND per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Human Resources are earning less than 3,110 BND while the other half are earning more than 3,110 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 people working in Human Resources are earning less than 2,080 BND while 75% of them are earning more than 2,080 BND. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Human Resources are earning less than 3,780 BND while 25% are earning more than 3,780 BND.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
A Master's degree program or any post-graduate program in Brunei costs anywhere from 16,200 Brunei Dollar(s) to 48,600 Brunei Dollar(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.
Though gender should not have an effect on pay, in reality, it does. So who gets paid more: men or women? Male employees earn 22% more than their female counterparts.
Human Resources professionals in Brunei are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 6% every 27 months. The national average annual increment for all professions combined is 5% granted to employees every 28 months.
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.
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
Listed above are the average annual increase rates for each industry in Brunei for the year 2019. 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.
Human Resources is considered to be a moderate 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.
68% of surveyed staff in Human Resources reported that they haven't received any bonuses or incentives in the previous year while 32% said that they received at least one form of monetary bonus.
Those who got bonuses reported rates ranging from 3% to 5% of their annual salary.
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.
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.
The main two types of jobs
|Revenue Generators||Supporting 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.
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.
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.
Where can you get paid more, working for a private company or for the government? Public sector employees in Brunei earn 7% more than their private sector counterparts.
|Average Salary 2016|
|Average Salary 2017||+4%|
|Average Salary 2018||+2%|
|Average Salary 2019||+2%|
Human Resources salaries in Brunei are rising in the year 2020 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 continuous increase in pay in 2021 and future years. These numbers may vary from industry to another.
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.
The average salary for Human Resources is 2% more than that of All Jobs.