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Factory and Manufacturing Average Salaries in Brunei 2020

How much money does a person working in Factory and Manufacturing make in Brunei?


Average Monthly Salary
2,540 BND
( 30,500 BND yearly)

LOW
1,200
BND
AVERAGE
2,540
BND
HIGH
4,780
BND

A person working in Factory and Manufacturing in Brunei typically earns around 2,540 BND per month. Salaries range from 1,200 BND (lowest average) to 4,780 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 Factory and Manufacturing 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
Assembly Foreman1,310 BND
Assembly Line Worker1,240 BND
Assembly Supervisor2,010 BND
Assistance Maintenance Manager3,070 BND
Assistant Shipping Manager3,080 BND
Chemical Equipment Controller2,720 BND
Chemical Technican Apprentice2,390 BND
CNC Machinist2,390 BND
CNC Operator2,260 BND
CNC Programmer2,670 BND
Colour Technologist2,110 BND
Contracts Manager2,980 BND
Data Collection Coordinator2,250 BND
Demand Planner2,100 BND
Derrick Operator1,630 BND
Director of Manufacturing3,440 BND
Dock Worker1,720 BND
Drying Technician1,630 BND
Equipment Operator1,630 BND
Export Sales Coordinator2,780 BND
Factory Superintendent2,150 BND
Factory Worker2,030 BND
Failure Analysis Technician2,180 BND
Fiberglass Laminator1,730 BND
Food Technologist2,420 BND
Forklift Driver1,690 BND
Forming Machine Operator1,770 BND
Furnace Operator1,600 BND
Gas Appliance Repairer1,670 BND
General Warehouse Associate2,510 BND
Heavy Equipment Operator2,200 BND
HSE Manager3,350 BND
Industrial Engineer3,220 BND
Industrial Machinery Mechanic2,480 BND
Industrial Production Manager4,620 BND
Industrial Safety and Health Engineer3,060 BND
Intake Operator2,090 BND
Key Account Manager3,570 BND
Lift Truck Operator1,930 BND
Loading Supervisor2,390 BND
Logistic Coordinator2,530 BND
Logistics Clerk2,280 BND
Machine Operator1,740 BND
Machinist1,620 BND
Maintenance Manager3,040 BND
Maintenance Store Clerk1,650 BND
Manufacturing Engineer2,810 BND
Manufacturing Engineering Manager3,570 BND
Manufacturing Engineering Technologist3,430 BND
Manufacturing Manager3,880 BND
Manufacturing Operative2,840 BND
Manufacturing Production Technician2,100 BND
Manufacturing Supervisor2,580 BND
Manufacturing Technician2,030 BND
Materials Supervisor2,870 BND
Mechanical Fitter Engineer2,780 BND
Mechanical Foreman1,830 BND
Merchandise Planner2,340 BND
Metrology Engineer2,840 BND
Operations Engineer2,840 BND
Operations Manager3,460 BND
Order Management Coordinator3,020 BND
Order Processing Manager3,310 BND
Order Selector2,060 BND
Package Handler1,590 BND
Packaging Manager3,250 BND
Packer1,310 BND
Packing Deputy Supervisor2,300 BND
Planning Manager3,300 BND
Plant Manager4,100 BND
Precision Instrument Repairer2,150 BND
Process Technician2,240 BND
Product Manager3,730 BND
Production Analyst3,420 BND
Production Director4,550 BND
Production Engineer2,990 BND
Production Engineering Supervisor3,500 BND
Production Inspector3,240 BND
Production Laborer1,760 BND
Production Manager4,030 BND
Production Scheduler2,570 BND
Production Supervisor3,020 BND
Quality Control Analyst3,290 BND
Quality Control Inspector3,140 BND
Quality Control Manager3,650 BND
Service Technician2,120 BND
SHEQ Officer2,040 BND
Shipping Manager3,450 BND
Small Engine Mechanic2,320 BND
Spray Painter1,610 BND
Sterile Processing Technician1,770 BND
Structural Welder1,680 BND
Supply Chain Operative2,870 BND
Technical Operator1,990 BND
Technology Development Manager4,280 BND
Testing Technician2,850 BND
Toolmaker2,180 BND
Warehouse Operative1,820 BND
Warehouse Worker1,740 BND
Warranty Handler2,510 BND
Welder1,830 BND
Workshop Manager3,330 BND

Factory and Manufacturing Jobs Salary Distribution in Brunei

Median and salary distribution monthly Brunei Factory and Manufacturing
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The median, the maximum, the minimum, and the range

  • Salary Range

    Factory and Manufacturing salaries in Brunei range from 1,200 BND per month (minimum average salary) to 4,780 BND per month (maximum average salary, actual maximum is higher).

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 2,440 BND per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Factory and Manufacturing are earning less than 2,440 BND while the other half are earning more than 2,440 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.

  • 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 Factory and Manufacturing are earning less than 1,640 BND while 75% of them are earning more than 1,640 BND. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Factory and Manufacturing are earning less than 3,470 BND while 25% are earning more than 3,470 BND.


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 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.

Factory and Manufacturing Salary Comparison By Gender

Salary comparison by gender monthly Brunei Factory and Manufacturing
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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 earn 16% more than their female counterparts.

Female
2,390 BND
Male+16%
2,780 BND
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Comparison By Gender in Brunei for all Careers

Salary comparison by gender monthly Brunei
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Factory and Manufacturing Average Annual Salary Increment Percentage in Brunei

How much are annual salary increments in Brunei for Factory and Manufacturing professionals? How often do employees get salary raises?

Factory and Manufacturing

Factory and Manufacturing professionals in Brunei are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 5% every 28 months. The national average annual increment for all professions combined is 5% granted to employees every 28 months.

Annual Salary Increment Rate Brunei Factory and Manufacturing
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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.

Brunei / All Professions

Annual Salary Increment Rate Brunei
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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 Brunei is 2%.

Annual Increment Rate By Industry 2019

Banking
5%
Energy
1%
Information Technology
6%
Healthcare
2%
Travel
7%
Construction
3%
Education
8%

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.


Worldwide Salary Raises: All Countries and All Jobs

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Factory and Manufacturing Bonus and Incentive Rates in Brunei

How much and how often are bonuses being awarded?Annual Salary Bonus Rate Brunei Factory and Manufacturing
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Factory and Manufacturing 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.

92% of surveyed staff in Factory and Manufacturing reported that they haven't received any bonuses or incentives in the previous year while 8% said that they received at least one form of monetary bonus.

Those who got bonuses reported rates ranging from 1% to 3% of their annual salary.

Received Bonus
8%
No Bonus
92%

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.

Government vs Private Sector Salary Comparison

Public vs private sector salaries monthly Brunei
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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.

Private Sector
3,110 BND
Public Sector+7%
3,340 BND
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Factory and Manufacturing Salary Forecast and Trend in Brunei

How do Factory and Manufacturing salaries change over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary in recent years.

Salary trends and forecast monthly Brunei Factory and Manufacturing
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Average Salary 2016
2,250 BND
Average Salary 2017+4%
2,340 BND
Average Salary 2018+2%
2,380 BND
Average Salary 2019+3%
2,450 BND
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Factory and Manufacturing 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 3% 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.

Factory and Manufacturing Hourly Average Wage in Brunei


15 BND per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Brunei is 15 BND. This means that the average person in Brunei earns approximately 15 BND 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.

Factory and Manufacturing VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Factory and Manufacturing and Factory and Manufacturing monthly Brunei
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The average salary for Factory and Manufacturing is 22% less than that of All Jobs.

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