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Health and Safety Officer Average Salary in Egypt 2023

How much money does a Health and Safety Officer make in Egypt?


Average Monthly Salary
4,090 EGP
( 49,100 EGP yearly)

LOW
1,880
EGP
AVERAGE
4,090
EGP
HIGH
6,500
EGP

A person working as a Health and Safety Officer in Egypt typically earns around 4,090 EGP per month. Salaries range from 1,880 EGP (lowest) to 6,500 EGP (highest).

This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Health and Safety Officer salaries vary drastically based on experience, skills, gender, or location. Below you will find a detailed breakdown based on many different criteria.

Health and Safety Officer Salary Distribution in Egypt

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The median, the maximum, the minimum, and the range

  • Salary Range

    Health and Safety Officer salaries in Egypt range from 1,880 EGP per month (minimum salary) to 6,500 EGP per month (maximum salary).

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 4,420 EGP per month, which means that half (50%) of people working as Health and Safety Officer(s) are earning less than 4,420 EGP while the other half are earning more than 4,420 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.

  • Percentiles

    Closely related to the median are two values: the 25th and the 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of Health and Safety Officer(s) are earning less than 2,840 EGP while 75% of them are earning more than 2,840 EGP. Also from the diagram, 75% of Health and Safety Officer(s) are earning less than 5,900 EGP while 25% are earning more than 5,900 EGP.


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

Health and Safety Officer Salary Comparison by Years of Experience

How does experience and age affect your pay?

Salary comparison by years of experience monthly Egypt Health and Safety Officer
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The experience level is the most important factor in determining the salary. Naturally the more years of experience the higher your wage. We broke down Health and Safety Officer salaries by experience level and this is what we found.

A Health and Safety Officer with less than two years of experience makes approximately 2,140 EGP per month.

While someone with an experience level between two and five years is expected to earn 2,850 EGP per month, 34% more than someone with less than two year's experience.

Moving forward, an experience level between five and ten years lands a salary of 4,220 EGP per month, 48% more than someone with two to five years of experience.

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.

Additionally, Health and Safety Officer(s) whose expertise span anywhere between ten and fifteen years get a salary equivalent to 5,140 EGP per month, 22% more than someone with five to ten years of experience.

If the experience level is between fifteen and twenty years, then the expected wage is 5,600 EGP per month, 9% more than someone with ten to fifteen years of experience.

Lastly, employees with more than twenty years of professional experience get a salary of 6,070 EGP per month, 8% more than people with fifteen to twenty years of experience.


Health and Safety Officer average salary change by experience in Egypt

0 - 2 Years
2,140 EGP
2 - 5 Years+34%
2,850 EGP
5 - 10 Years+48%
4,220 EGP
10 - 15 Years+22%
5,140 EGP
15 - 20 Years+9%
5,600 EGP
20+ Years+8%
6,070 EGP
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Typical Salary Progress for Most Careers

Salary Comparison By Experience Level
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Health and Safety Officer Salary Comparison By Education

How do education levels affect salaries?

Displayed below is the average salary difference between different Health and Safety Officer(s) who have the same experience but different education levels.

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We all know that higher education equals a bigger salary, but how much more money can a degree add to your income? We broke down Health and Safety Officer salaries by education level in order to make a comparison.

When the education level is Certificate or Diploma, the average salary of a Health and Safety Officer is 2,440 EGP per month.

While someone with a Bachelor's Degree gets a salary of 3,820 EGP per month, 57% more than someone having a Certificate or Diploma degree.

A Master's Degree gets its holder an average salary of 6,410 EGP per month, 68% more than someone with a Bachelor's Degree.


Health and Safety Officer average salary difference by education level in Egypt

Certificate or Diploma
2,440 EGP
Bachelor's Degree+57%
3,820 EGP
Master's Degree+68%
6,410 EGP
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

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 Egypt costs anywhere from 46,000 Egyptian Pound(s) to 138,000 Egyptian Pound(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 the thoery. The average increase in compensation while changing jobs is approximately 10% more than the customary salary increment.

If you can afford the costs of higher education, the return on investment is definitely worth it. You should be able to recover the costs in roughly a year or so.


Typical Salary Difference by Education for Most Careers

Salary Comparison By Education Level
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Health and Safety Officer Salary Comparison By Gender

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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 Health and Safety Officer employees in Egypt earn 23% more than their female counterparts on average.

Male
4,510 EGP
Female-18%
3,680 EGP
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Comparison By Gender in Egypt for all Careers

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Health and Safety Officer Average Annual Salary Increment Percentage in Egypt

How much are annual salary increments in Egypt for Health and Safety Officer(s)? How often do employees get salary raises?

Health and Safety Officer

Health and Safety Officer(s) in Egypt are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 9% every 18 months. The national average annual increment for all professions combined is 9% granted to employees every 17 months.

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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.

Egypt / All Professions

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 Egypt is 6%.

Annual Increment Rate By Industry 2022

Banking
1%
Energy
2%
Information Technology
3%
Healthcare
4%
Travel
5%
Construction
6%
Education
7%

Listed above are the average annual increase rates for each industry in Egypt 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.


Worldwide Salary Raises: All Countries and All Jobs

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Health and Safety Officer Bonus and Incentive Rates in Egypt

How much and how often are bonuses being awarded?Annual Salary Bonus Rate Egypt Health and Safety Officer
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A Health and Safety Officer is considered to be a low bonus-based job 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 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 0% to 4% of their annual salary.

Received Bonus
32%
No Bonus
68%

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.

Health and Safety Officer Average Hourly Wage in Egypt


24 EGP per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Egypt is 24 EGP. This means that the average Health and Safety Officer in Egypt earns approximately 24 EGP 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.

Health and Safety Officer VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Health and Safety Officer and Construction / Building / Installation monthly Egypt
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The average salary for Health and Safety Officer is 24% less than that of Construction / Building / Installation. Also, Construction / Building / Installation salaries are 41% less than those of All Jobs.

Salary comparison with similar jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Adjudicator3,380 EGP-17%
Assembler2,940 EGP-28%
Boat Builder and Shipwright4,330 EGP+6%
Bricklayer2,390 EGP-42%
Building Administrator3,760 EGP-8%
Building Contracts Manager13,000 EGP+220%
Building Inspector3,660 EGP-11%
Building Monitor2,970 EGP-27%
Building Sales Manager11,800 EGP+190%
Cabinetmaker3,070 EGP-25%
Carpenter3,290 EGP-20%
Civil Engineer8,690 EGP+110%
Civil Technician4,300 EGP+5%
Concreter2,640 EGP-35%
Construction and Maintenance Manager6,550 EGP+60%
Construction Assistant3,260 EGP-20%
Construction Coordinator5,010 EGP+22%
Construction Estimator5,370 EGP+31%
Construction Field Engineer7,740 EGP+89%
Construction General Manager15,700 EGP+280%
Construction Inventory Officer2,890 EGP-29%
Construction Operations Manager14,300 EGP+250%
Construction Project Coordinator8,760 EGP+110%
Construction Project Engineer8,350 EGP+100%
Construction Project Manager15,500 EGP+280%
Construction Project Planner8,310 EGP+100%
Construction Quality Control Manager11,400 EGP+180%
Construction Safety Officer5,370 EGP+31%
Construction Superintendent5,390 EGP+32%
Construction Supervisor7,990 EGP+95%
Construction Technical Assistant3,230 EGP-21%
Construction Technical Officer3,490 EGP-15%
Construction Technical Writer3,370 EGP-18%
Construction Technician3,010 EGP-26%
Crane and Tower Operator3,010 EGP-26%
Diesel Mechanic2,720 EGP-34%
Drywall Installer3,240 EGP-21%
Electrical Draftsman3,110 EGP-24%
Electrical Engineering Supervisor8,980 EGP+120%
Electrical Engineering Technician3,510 EGP-14%
Electrician4,450 EGP+9%
Elevator Installer and Repairer3,650 EGP-11%
Engineer8,320 EGP+100%
Excavator Operator2,830 EGP-31%
Floor Finisher3,260 EGP-20%
Floor Manager4,660 EGP+14%
Foreman2,360 EGP-42%
Frame and Truss Detailer2,800 EGP-32%
Furniture Finisher2,930 EGP-28%
Gas Technician 2,590 EGP-37%
Handyman2,560 EGP-37%
Health and Safety Coordinator3,510 EGP-14%
Health and Safety Officer4,090 EGP-0%
Installation Manager9,840 EGP+140%
Installer2,550 EGP-38%
Insulation Installer2,970 EGP-27%
Labourer2,310 EGP-44%
Land Surveyor3,640 EGP-11%
Lift Technician2,900 EGP-29%
Material Tester4,400 EGP+8%
Model Maker4,330 EGP+6%
Order Picker2,520 EGP-38%
Painter2,840 EGP-31%
Pipe Layer2,340 EGP-43%
Pipefitter2,250 EGP-45%
Plumber3,160 EGP-23%
Property Coordinator7,020 EGP+72%
Purchasing Manager10,200 EGP+150%
Quantity Surveyor5,260 EGP+29%
Roof Slater and Tiler2,660 EGP-35%
Sheet Metal Mechanic2,840 EGP-31%
Site Clerk2,890 EGP-29%
Site engineer7,170 EGP+75%
Site Leader13,300 EGP+230%
Stock Controller4,310 EGP+5%
Structural Steel Construction Worker3,200 EGP-22%
Technical Draughtsman3,410 EGP-17%
Tendering Manager12,800 EGP+210%
Tower Crane Operator2,830 EGP-31%
Wall and Floor Tiler2,680 EGP-34%
Warehouse Manager9,050 EGP+120%
Welder2,480 EGP-39%
Welding Superintendent3,300 EGP-19%

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Alexandria3,890 EGP
Cairo4,230 EGP
Sharm el-Sheikh3,750 EGP

Government vs Private Sector Salary Comparison

Where can you get paid more, working for a private company or for the government? Public sector employees in Egypt earn 6% more than their private sector counterparts on average across all sectors.

Private Sector
8,900 EGP
Public Sector+6%
9,440 EGP
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

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