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Construction Project Manager Average Salary in Egypt 2020

How much money does a Construction Project Manager make in Egypt?


Average Monthly Salary
13,300 EGP
( 160,000 EGP yearly)

LOW
6,120
EGP
AVERAGE
13,300
EGP
HIGH
21,200
EGP

A person working as a Construction Project Manager in Egypt typically earns around 13,300 EGP per month. Salaries range from 6,120 EGP (lowest) to 21,200 EGP (highest).

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

Construction Project Manager Salary Distribution in Egypt

Median and salary distribution monthly Egypt Construction Project Manager
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The median, the maximum, the minimum, and the range

  • Salary Range

    Construction Project Manager salaries in Egypt range from 6,120 EGP per month (minimum salary) to 21,200 EGP per month (maximum salary).

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 14,400 EGP per month, which means that half (50%) of people working as Construction Project Manager(s) are earning less than 14,400 EGP while the other half are earning more than 14,400 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 Construction Project Manager(s) are earning less than 9,220 EGP while 75% of them are earning more than 9,220 EGP. Also from the diagram, 75% of Construction Project Manager(s) are earning less than 19,200 EGP while 25% are earning more than 19,200 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

Construction Project Manager Salary Comparison by Years of Experience

How does experience and age affect your pay?

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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 Construction Project Manager salaries by experience level and this is what we found.

A Construction Project Manager with less than two years of experience makes approximately 6,950 EGP per month.

While someone with an experience level between two and five years is expected to earn 9,280 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 13,700 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, Construction Project Manager(s) whose expertise span anywhere between ten and fifteen years get a salary equivalent to 16,700 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 18,200 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 19,700 EGP per month, 8% more than people with fifteen to twenty years of experience.


Construction Project Manager average salary change by experience in Egypt

0 - 2 Years
6,950 EGP
2 - 5 Years+34%
9,280 EGP
5 - 10 Years+48%
13,700 EGP
10 - 15 Years+22%
16,700 EGP
15 - 20 Years+9%
18,200 EGP
20+ Years+8%
19,700 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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Construction Project Manager Salary Comparison By Education

How do education levels affect salaries?

Displayed below is the average salary difference between different Construction Project Manager(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 Construction Project Manager salaries by education level in order to make a comparison.

When the education level is Bachelor's Degree, the average salary of a Construction Project Manager is 8,080 EGP per month.

While someone with a Master's Degree gets a salary of 15,600 EGP per month, 93% more than someone having a Bachelor's Degree degree.


Construction Project Manager average salary difference by education level in Egypt

Bachelor's Degree
8,080 EGP
Master's Degree+93%
15,600 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 55,800 Egyptian Pound(s) to 167,000 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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Construction Project Manager Salary Comparison By Gender

Salary comparison by gender monthly Egypt Construction Project Manager
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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 Construction Project Manager employees in Egypt earn 37% more than their female counterparts.

Female
11,200 EGP
Male+37%
15,400 EGP
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Comparison By Gender in Egypt for all Careers

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Construction Project Manager Average Annual Salary Increment Percentage in Egypt

How much are annual salary increments in Egypt for Construction Project Manager(s)? How often do employees get salary raises?

Construction Project Manager

Construction Project Manager(s) in Egypt are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 11% every 21 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

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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 Egypt is 6%.

Annual Increment Rate By Industry 2019

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 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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Construction Project Manager Bonus and Incentive Rates in Egypt

How much and how often are bonuses being awarded?Annual Salary Bonus Rate Egypt Construction Project Manager
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A Construction Project Manager is considered to be a high 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.

16% of surveyed staff reported that they haven't received any bonuses or incentives in the previous year while 84% said that they received at least one form of monetary bonus.

Those who got bonuses reported rates ranging from 5% to 9% of their annual salary.

Received Bonus
84%
No Bonus
16%

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

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Where can you get paid more, working for a private company or for the government? Public sector Construction Project Manager employees in Egypt earn 6% more than their private sector counterparts.

Private Sector
10,800 EGP
Public Sector+6%
11,500 EGP
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Construction Project Manager Salary Trend and Forecast in Egypt

How are Construction Project Manager salaries changing over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary in recent years.

Salary trends and forecast monthly Egypt Construction Project Manager
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Average Salary 2016
11,500 EGP
Average Salary 2017+4%
11,900 EGP
Average Salary 2018+4%
12,400 EGP
Average Salary 2019+4%
12,800 EGP
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Construction Project Manager salaries in Egypt are on the rise in the year 2020 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2019 are 4% 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.

Construction Project Manager Average Hourly Wage in Egypt


77 EGP per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Egypt is 77 EGP. This means that the average Construction Project Manager in Egypt earns approximately 77 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.

Construction Project Manager VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Construction Project Manager and Construction / Building / Installation monthly Egypt
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The average salary for Construction Project Manager is 68% more than that of Construction / Building / Installation. Also, Construction / Building / Installation salaries are 29% less than those of All Jobs.

Salary comparison with similar jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Adjudicator6,510 EGP-51%
Assembler6,670 EGP-50%
Boat Builder and Shipwright7,580 EGP-43%
Bricklayer5,450 EGP-59%
Building Administrator7,000 EGP-47%
Building Contracts Manager11,900 EGP-11%
Building Inspector8,020 EGP-40%
Building Monitor5,950 EGP-55%
Building Sales Manager11,500 EGP-14%
Cabinetmaker6,560 EGP-51%
Carpenter6,720 EGP-50%
Civil Engineer10,100 EGP-24%
Civil Technician8,340 EGP-37%
Concreter7,050 EGP-47%
Construction and Maintenance Manager8,270 EGP-38%
Construction Assistant7,320 EGP-45%
Construction Coordinator8,780 EGP-34%
Construction Estimator8,880 EGP-33%
Construction Field Engineer10,000 EGP-25%
Construction General Manager11,000 EGP-17%
Construction Inventory Officer5,780 EGP-57%
Construction Operations Manager10,300 EGP-23%
Construction Project Coordinator10,000 EGP-25%
Construction Project Engineer9,700 EGP-27%
Construction Project Manager13,300 EGP-0%
Construction Project Planner10,300 EGP-23%
Construction Quality Control Manager11,600 EGP-13%
Construction Safety Officer9,150 EGP-31%
Construction Superintendent9,590 EGP-28%
Construction Supervisor10,400 EGP-22%
Construction Technical Assistant7,390 EGP-44%
Construction Technical Officer6,610 EGP-50%
Construction Technical Writer6,750 EGP-49%
Construction Technician6,160 EGP-54%
Crane and Tower Operator6,590 EGP-50%
Diesel Mechanic5,450 EGP-59%
Drywall Installer6,490 EGP-51%
Electrical Draftsman6,090 EGP-54%
Electrical Engineering Supervisor9,640 EGP-28%
Electrical Engineering Technician7,550 EGP-43%
Electrician8,780 EGP-34%
Elevator Installer and Repairer6,910 EGP-48%
Engineer9,530 EGP-28%
Excavator Operator6,850 EGP-49%
Floor Finisher7,630 EGP-43%
Floor Manager8,410 EGP-37%
Foreman5,380 EGP-60%
Frame and Truss Detailer6,040 EGP-55%
Furniture Finisher5,600 EGP-58%
Gas Technician 5,190 EGP-61%
Handyman5,400 EGP-59%
Health and Safety Coordinator7,580 EGP-43%
Health and Safety Officer6,970 EGP-48%
Installation Manager10,500 EGP-21%
Installer6,320 EGP-53%
Insulation Installer6,090 EGP-54%
Labourer4,770 EGP-64%
Land Surveyor6,640 EGP-50%
Lift Technician5,670 EGP-57%
Material Tester7,030 EGP-47%
Model Maker7,160 EGP-46%
Order Picker5,580 EGP-58%
Painter6,110 EGP-54%
Pipe Layer5,090 EGP-62%
Pipefitter5,040 EGP-62%
Plumber6,200 EGP-53%
Property Coordinator9,650 EGP-27%
Purchasing Manager11,100 EGP-17%
Quantity Surveyor8,960 EGP-33%
Roof Slater and Tiler6,600 EGP-50%
Sheet Metal Mechanic7,190 EGP-46%
Site Clerk6,200 EGP-53%
Site engineer8,890 EGP-33%
Site Leader10,100 EGP-24%
Stock Controller8,090 EGP-39%
Structural Steel Construction Worker7,110 EGP-47%
Technical Draughtsman7,110 EGP-47%
Tendering Manager12,600 EGP-5%
Tower Crane Operator5,540 EGP-58%
Wall and Floor Tiler5,520 EGP-59%
Warehouse Manager10,500 EGP-21%
Welder5,810 EGP-56%
Welding Superintendent6,620 EGP-50%

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Alexandria13,200 EGP
Cairo14,300 EGP
Sharm el-Sheikh11,500 EGP
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