A person working in Information Technology in Djibouti typically earns around 276,000 DJF per month. Salaries range from 143,000 DJF (lowest average) to 451,000 DJF (highest average, actual maximum salary is higher).
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Salaries vary drastically between different Information Technology careers. If you are interested in the salary of a particular job, see below for salaries for specific job titles.
|Job Title||Average Salary|
|2nd Line Systems Engineer||260,000 DJF|
|ABAP Developer||239,000 DJF|
|Advertising Account Planner||240,000 DJF|
|Android Developer||246,000 DJF|
|Angular Developer||239,000 DJF|
|Application Consultant||327,000 DJF|
|Applications System Specialist||222,000 DJF|
|Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Specialist||308,000 DJF|
|Artificial Intelligence Developer||327,000 DJF|
|AS400 Programmer||286,000 DJF|
|Assistant Information Technology Manager||313,000 DJF|
|Assistant Service Delivery Manager||313,000 DJF|
|Avaloq Developer||254,000 DJF|
|BizTalk Developer||289,000 DJF|
|Blockchain Associate||269,000 DJF|
|Blockchain Developer||241,000 DJF|
|Build and Release Engineer||245,000 DJF|
|Business Intelligence Analyst||272,000 DJF|
|Business Intelligence Developer||273,000 DJF|
|Business Objects Developer||258,000 DJF|
|Business Process Consultant||264,000 DJF|
|Business Systems Analyst||235,000 DJF|
|C# Developer||290,000 DJF|
|C++ Developer||281,000 DJF|
|Capacity Planning Manager||366,000 DJF|
|Change Administrator||229,000 DJF|
|Chief Information Security Officer||388,000 DJF|
|Client Delivery Manager||331,000 DJF|
|CMS Developer||219,000 DJF|
|Computer Animator||235,000 DJF|
|Computer Hardware Engineer||219,000 DJF|
|Computer Networks Architect||260,000 DJF|
|Computer Operator||176,000 DJF|
|Computer Technician||215,000 DJF|
|Copy Editor||220,000 DJF|
|CRM Application Administrator||228,000 DJF|
|Cross Platform Security Manager||345,000 DJF|
|Curam Developer||216,000 DJF|
|Data Analyst||258,000 DJF|
|Data Architect||265,000 DJF|
|Data Center Technician||231,000 DJF|
|Data Entry Supervisor||164,000 DJF|
|Data Manager||328,000 DJF|
|Data Modeling Analyst||270,000 DJF|
|Data Quality Analyst||255,000 DJF|
|Data Security Analyst||256,000 DJF|
|Data Security Manager||375,000 DJF|
|Data Warehousing Manager||345,000 DJF|
|Data Warehousing Specialist||260,000 DJF|
|Database Administration Manager||311,000 DJF|
|Database Administrator||272,000 DJF|
|Database Analyst||271,000 DJF|
|Database Developer||280,000 DJF|
|Database Report Writer||249,000 DJF|
|Delivery Manager||276,000 DJF|
|Developer / Programmer||276,000 DJF|
|Development Manager||350,000 DJF|
|Director of Application Development||387,000 DJF|
|Director of Technology||464,000 DJF|
|Disaster Recovery Analyst||260,000 DJF|
|Documentation Specialist||221,000 DJF|
|E-Commerce Manager||313,000 DJF|
|E-Commerce Marketing Analyst||318,000 DJF|
|E-Commerce Marketing Manager||333,000 DJF|
|E-Commerce Sales Manager||332,000 DJF|
|E-Commerce Strategy Manager||373,000 DJF|
|Enterprise Architecture Manager||338,000 DJF|
|Enterprise Infrastructure Architect||338,000 DJF|
|Enterprise Infrastructure Manager||397,000 DJF|
|ERP / CRM Technical Consultant||266,000 DJF|
|ERP Analyst||269,000 DJF|
|ERP Project Manager||368,000 DJF|
|Ethical Hacker||238,000 DJF|
|Financial Systems Manager||384,000 DJF|
|Flash Developer||228,000 DJF|
|Front End Developer||214,000 DJF|
|Full Stack Developer||267,000 DJF|
|Functional Analyst||265,000 DJF|
|Game Developer||229,000 DJF|
|GIS Analyst||231,000 DJF|
|GIS Developer||250,000 DJF|
|Global BI Analyst||279,000 DJF|
|Graphical User Interface ( GUI ) Programmer||222,000 DJF|
|Graphics Programmer||228,000 DJF|
|Graphics Web Designer||212,000 DJF|
|Hardware Design Engineer||259,000 DJF|
|Hardware Engineering Manager||365,000 DJF|
|Hardware Technician||199,000 DJF|
|Head of Development||350,000 DJF|
|Help Desk Analyst||247,000 DJF|
|Help Desk Manager||289,000 DJF|
|Help Desk Support||188,000 DJF|
|Helpdesk Manager||290,000 DJF|
|Imaging Programmer||236,000 DJF|
|Informatics Optimization Specialist||275,000 DJF|
|Information Assurance Analyst||283,000 DJF|
|Information Program Director||380,000 DJF|
|Information Security Administrator||292,000 DJF|
|Information Security Analyst||304,000 DJF|
|Information Security Engineer||266,000 DJF|
|Information Security Manager||402,000 DJF|
|Information Security Specialist||317,000 DJF|
|Information Services Consultant||324,000 DJF|
|Information Technology Administrator||209,000 DJF|
|Information Technology Asset Manager||345,000 DJF|
|Information Technology Consultant||318,000 DJF|
|Information Technology Coordinator||213,000 DJF|
|Information Technology Director||459,000 DJF|
|Information Technology Infrastructure Engineer||241,000 DJF|
|Information Technology Manager||434,000 DJF|
|Information Technology Operations Manager||425,000 DJF|
|Information Technology Product Manager||388,000 DJF|
|Information Technology Project Administrator||222,000 DJF|
|Information Technology Project Coordinator||271,000 DJF|
|Information Technology Project Leader||332,000 DJF|
|Information Technology Project Manager||409,000 DJF|
|Information Technology Quality Assurance Manager||301,000 DJF|
|Information Technology Quality Assurance Team Lead (QA)||297,000 DJF|
|Information Technology Quality Specialist||258,000 DJF|
|Information Technology Support||181,000 DJF|
|Information Technology Team Leader||306,000 DJF|
|Information Technology Trainer||279,000 DJF|
|Information Technology Training Analyst||271,000 DJF|
|Interface Design Manager||332,000 DJF|
|Interface Designer||217,000 DJF|
|IOS Developer||278,000 DJF|
|Java Developer||279,000 DJF|
|Lead Developer||317,000 DJF|
|Linux Administrator||267,000 DJF|
|Lotus Domino Administrator||276,000 DJF|
|Lotus Notes Developer||255,000 DJF|
|Mail Server Administrator||233,000 DJF|
|Major Incident Manager||312,000 DJF|
|Managed Service Specialist||271,000 DJF|
|Microsystems Engineer||262,000 DJF|
|Mobile Developer||277,000 DJF|
|Multimedia Developer||240,000 DJF|
|Multimedia Services Manager||307,000 DJF|
|Network Administration Team Lead||307,000 DJF|
|Network Administrator||239,000 DJF|
|Network Analyst||243,000 DJF|
|Network and Infrastructure Manager||388,000 DJF|
|Network Engineer||223,000 DJF|
|Network Engineering Manager||309,000 DJF|
|Network Security Systems Manager||316,000 DJF|
|Network Specialist||265,000 DJF|
|Network Technician||201,000 DJF|
|Nodejs Developer||263,000 DJF|
|NT Systems Administrator||243,000 DJF|
|Numerical Control Programmer||222,000 DJF|
|Online Banking Manager||418,000 DJF|
|Online Banking Specialist||330,000 DJF|
|OPS Manager||377,000 DJF|
|Oracle Database Administrator||257,000 DJF|
|Oracle Developer||265,000 DJF|
|Perl Developer||224,000 DJF|
|PHP Developer||224,000 DJF|
|Python Developer||264,000 DJF|
|Records Manager||211,000 DJF|
|Remedy Developer||220,000 DJF|
|Reporting Analyst||254,000 DJF|
|Ruby Developer||231,000 DJF|
|Salesforce Administrator||251,000 DJF|
|Salesforce Developer||198,000 DJF|
|SAP Consultant||277,000 DJF|
|SAS Programmer||246,000 DJF|
|Scrum Master||219,000 DJF|
|SEO Associate||213,000 DJF|
|SEO Manager||302,000 DJF|
|Service Delivery Manager||342,000 DJF|
|Service Level Manager||348,000 DJF|
|Service Support Lead||260,000 DJF|
|SharePoint Administrator||250,000 DJF|
|Sharepoint Consultant||262,000 DJF|
|Sharepoint Developer||279,000 DJF|
|Shift Leader||273,000 DJF|
|SOA Analyst||265,000 DJF|
|SOC Engineer||243,000 DJF|
|Software Analyst||263,000 DJF|
|Software Architect||261,000 DJF|
|Software Development Manager||354,000 DJF|
|Software Engineer||254,000 DJF|
|Software QA Engineer||237,000 DJF|
|Software Sales||245,000 DJF|
|Software Specialist||226,000 DJF|
|Software Support Engineer||210,000 DJF|
|Software Test Engineer||237,000 DJF|
|Solutions Architect||368,000 DJF|
|Storage Engineer||216,000 DJF|
|Support Analyst||224,000 DJF|
|Support Specialist||272,000 DJF|
|System Administrator||234,000 DJF|
|Systems Analyst||262,000 DJF|
|Systems Architect||258,000 DJF|
|Systems Consultant||311,000 DJF|
|Systems Engineer||216,000 DJF|
|Systems Integrator||250,000 DJF|
|Technical Analyst||230,000 DJF|
|Technical Consultant||311,000 DJF|
|Technical Manager||288,000 DJF|
|Technical Project Manager||344,000 DJF|
|Technical Sales||253,000 DJF|
|Technical Trainer||255,000 DJF|
|Technical Writer||237,000 DJF|
|Technology Business Analyst||273,000 DJF|
|Technology Director||435,000 DJF|
|Technology Specialist||314,000 DJF|
|Teradata Developer||214,000 DJF|
|Test Analyst||249,000 DJF|
|Testing Manager||330,000 DJF|
|TIBCO Developer||231,000 DJF|
|UNIX Administrator||276,000 DJF|
|Usability Engineer||246,000 DJF|
|User Experience Consultant||278,000 DJF|
|User Experience Design Expert||285,000 DJF|
|User Experience Designer||229,000 DJF|
|User Experience Researcher||276,000 DJF|
|User Interface Designer||240,000 DJF|
|VB Developer||207,000 DJF|
|VB.NET Developer||262,000 DJF|
|Video Game Designer||225,000 DJF|
|Visual Information Specialist||233,000 DJF|
|Web Applications Manager||307,000 DJF|
|Web Content Specialist||276,000 DJF|
|Web Designer||220,000 DJF|
|Web Developer||237,000 DJF|
|Web Editor||211,000 DJF|
|Web Project Manager||307,000 DJF|
|Web Promotions Specialist||266,000 DJF|
|Web Security Administrator||265,000 DJF|
|Web Security Manager||367,000 DJF|
|Web Support Analyst||192,000 DJF|
|Web Writer||212,000 DJF|
|Windows System Administrator||238,000 DJF|
|Wireless Consultant||304,000 DJF|
|Writer and Documentor||228,000 DJF|
Information Technology salaries in Djibouti range from 143,000 DJF per month (starting average salary) to 451,000 DJF per month (maximum average salary, actual maximum is higher). This is not the minimum wage as per the law, only the lowest reported number in the salary survey that had thousands of participants and professionals from all over the country.
The median salary is 257,000 DJF per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Information Technology are earning less than 257,000 DJF while the other half are earning more than 257,000 DJF. 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 Information Technology are earning less than 213,000 DJF while 75% of them are earning more than 213,000 DJF. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Information Technology are earning less than 294,000 DJF while 25% are earning more than 294,000 DJF.
We grouped the most common and recurring salaries into brackets to give more insight into what salary to expect. This method is more accurate than just the average salary and gives more insights on how salaries are actually distributed. Around 65% of all reported figures are in the range 168,000 DJF to 236,000 DJF. Approximatly 20% fall under the 168,000 DJF cap. Ten percent of wages are from 236,000 DJF to 266,000 DJF. Only 5% of people grossed 266,000 DJF or more.
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 Djibouti costs anywhere from 1,380,000 Djibouti Franc(s) to 4,130,000 Djibouti Franc(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 in Djibouti who work in Information Technology earn 7% more than their female counterparts on average.
Information Technology professionals in Djibouti are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 5% every 28 months. The national average annual increment for all professions combined is 4% granted to employees every 29 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 Djibouti for the year 2022. 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.
Not all compensation increases are reflected directly in the salary. Some companies offer upgraded packages to their staff instead of cash money. The figures displayed here account only for direct increments to the base salary.
Information Technology is considered to be a moderate bonus-based field. The people who get the highest bonuses are usually somehow involved in the revenue generation cycle.
65% of surveyed staff in Information Technology reported that they haven't received any bonuses or incentives in the previous year while 35% said that they received at least one form of monetary bonus.
Those who got bonuses reported rates ranging from 3% to 6% 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.
|Average Salary 2019|
|Average Salary 2020||+3%|
|Average Salary 2021||+2%|
|Average Salary 2022||+3%|
Information Technology salaries in Djibouti are rising in the year 2023 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2022 are 3% higher than those of 2021. The trend suggests a slow yet continuous increase in pay in 2024 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.
This minimum pay rate per hour for a person in Djibouti is 830 DJF. This is the minimum as per the gathered data in the salary survey not the minimum hourly rate mandated by law.
The average salary for Information Technology is 0% more than that of All Jobs.
Where can you get paid more, working for a private company or for the government? Public sector employees in Djibouti earn 7% more than their private sector counterparts on average across all sectors.
A good and competitive compensation would range anywhere between 257,000 DJF and 294,000 DJF. This is a very rough estimate and your experience and education will play a very huge part into your final earnings.
All salary and compensation figures displayed here are gross salary figures, that is the salary before tax deductions. Because taxes may differ across sectors and locations, it is difficult to accurately calculate the net salart after tax for every career.
The base salary for Information Technology in Djibouti is ranges from 213,000 DJF to 294,000 DJF. The base salary depends on many factors including experience and education. It is not easy to provide a figure with very little information, so take this range in a grain of salt.
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
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