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Average Salary in Egypt 2018

How much money does a person working in Egypt make?

9,086 EGP per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Egypt typically earns around 9,086 EGP 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 Egypt | All Jobs

25% of people earn
3,500 EGP
or less
50% of people earn
6,000 EGP
or less
75% of people earn
10,925 EGP
or less
750 EGP
6,000 EGP
100,000 EGP

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

Salaries in Egypt range between 750 EGP per month (minimum salary) to 100,000 EGP per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 6,000 EGP per month, which means that half (50%) of the population are earning less than 6,000 EGP while the other half are earning more than 6,000 EGP. 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 similar values: the 25th and 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of the population are earning less than 3,500 EGP while 75% of them are earning more than 3,500 EGP. Also from the diagram, 75% of the population are earning less than 10,925 EGP while 25% of them are earning more than 10,925 EGP.

What is the difference between the median and the average salary? What should I be looking at?

Both are indicators. If your salary is higher than both 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. You have plently of room for improvement. If your wage is in between the average and median, then things can be a bit confusing. Luckily for you, we have written a guide to explain all the different senarios. How to compare your salary

Salary Trend and Forecast in Egypt

How are Egypt salaries changing over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary in Egypt over the past few years.

Average Salary 2015    =  
8,513 EGP
Average Salary 2016    +3%  
8,734 EGP
Average Salary 2017    +3%  
8,979 EGP
Average Salary 2018    +1%  
9,086 EGP
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Salaries in Egypt are on the rise in the year 2018 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2018 are 1% higher than those of 2017. The trend suggests a slow yet slow continous increase in pay in 2019 and future years. These numbers differ slightly from industry to another.

Average Hourly Wage in Egypt | All Jobs

47 EGP per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Egypt | All Jobs is 47 EGP. This means that the average person in Egypt earns approximatly 47 EGP 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 is considered to the be the standard.

Salary Comparison By Job Category (Average Monthly Salary)

Job CategoryAverage Salary
Accounting and Finance8,767 EGP
Administration / Reception / Secretarial5,088 EGP
Advertising / Grapic Design / Event Management5,855 EGP
Airlines / Aviation / Aerospace / Defense14,300 EGP
Architecture6,346 EGP
Automotive9,654 EGP
Banking12,899 EGP
Bilingual6,400 EGP
Business Planning6,230 EGP
Care Giving and Child Care15,000 EGP
Cleaning and Housekeeping4,833 EGP
Construction / Building / Installation9,748 EGP
Counseling5,000 EGP
Courier / Delivery / Transport / Drivers2,242 EGP
Customer Service and Call Center6,287 EGP
Electrical and Electronics Trades3,750 EGP
Engineering8,666 EGP
Environmental4,450 EGP
Executive and Management23,409 EGP
Facilities / Maintenance / Repair7,835 EGP
Factory and Manufacturing11,568 EGP
Fashion and Apparel3,500 EGP
Food /Hospitality / Tourism / Catering3,190 EGP
Fundraising and Non Profit13,733 EGP
Government and Defence7,000 EGP
Health and Medical7,491 EGP
Human Resources7,535 EGP
Import and Export6,382 EGP
Independent Jobs1,200 EGP
Information Technology7,665 EGP
Insurance7,500 EGP
Law Enforcement / Security / Fire5,000 EGP
Legal9,148 EGP
Marketing11,243 EGP
Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment5,667 EGP
Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining16,634 EGP
Pet Care2,000 EGP
Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology2,425 EGP
Public Relations12,583 EGP
Publishing and Printing12,333 EGP
Purchasing and Inventory6,784 EGP
Quality Control and Compliance7,954 EGP
Real Estate16,833 EGP
Sales Retail and Wholesale11,162 EGP
Science and Technical Services5,650 EGP
Teaching / Education14,150 EGP
Telecommunication16,740 EGP

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Salary Comparison By City (Average Monthly Salary)

CityAverage Salary
Alexandria6,645 EGP
Aswan8,852 EGP
Beni Suef8,196 EGP
Cairo9,213 EGP
Cusae5,892 EGP
Damietta18,842 EGP
Giza10,003 EGP
Hurghada14,575 EGP
Ismailia8,383 EGP
Mansoura3,367 EGP
Other7,700 EGP
Sharm el-Sheikh4,063 EGP
Shibin El Kom2,533 EGP
Suez10,250 EGP

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