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Average Salary in Fiji 2020

How much money does a person working in Fiji make?

Average Monthly Salary
5,850 FJD
( 70,200 FJD yearly)


A person working in Fiji typically earns around 5,850 FJD per month. Salaries range from 790 FJD (lowest) to 25,900 FJD (highest).

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 Fiji

Median and salary distribution monthly Fiji

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

  • Salary Range

    Salaries in Fiji range between 790 FJD per month (minimum salary) to 25,900 FJD per month (maximum salary).

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 6,080 FJD per month, which means that half (50%) of the population are earning less than 6,080 FJD while the other half are earning more than 6,080 FJD. 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 the population are earning less than 3,090 FJD while 75% of them are earning more than 3,090 FJD. Also from the diagram, 75% of the population are earning less than 17,300 FJD while 25% are earning more than 17,300 FJD.

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 plently of room for improvement. If your wage is in between the average and median, then things can be a bit confusing. We have written a guide to explain all the different senarios. How to compare your salary

Salary Trend and Forecast in Fiji

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

Salary trends and forecast monthly Fiji
Average Salary 2016
5,060 FJD
Average Salary 2017+4%
5,240 FJD
Average Salary 2018+4%
5,440 FJD
Average Salary 2019+4%
5,640 FJD
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Salaries in Fiji are on the rise in the year 2020 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2020 are 4% higher than those of 2019. The trend suggests a slow yet continous increase in pay in 2021 and future years. These numbers differ slightly from industry to another.

Salaries for popular jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Accounting and Finance
Accountant3,820 FJD
Accounting Assistant3,580 FJD
Accounting Manager7,550 FJD
Bookkeeper3,090 FJD
Chartered Accountant4,750 FJD
Corporate Treasurer10,200 FJD
Financial Analyst5,760 FJD
Financial Manager10,700 FJD
Internal Auditor5,780 FJD

Administration / Reception / Secretarial
Administrative Assistant2,910 FJD
Office Manager3,960 FJD
Receptionist3,210 FJD
Secretary3,060 FJD

Advertising / Grapic Design / Events
Art Director5,350 FJD
Creative Director5,580 FJD
Graphic Designer4,020 FJD
Photographer3,730 FJD

Airlines / Aviation / Aerospace / Defense
Aerospace Engineer6,210 FJD
Air Traffic Controller5,620 FJD
Flight Attendant4,610 FJD
Pilot6,750 FJD

Architect5,280 FJD
CAD Drafter4,350 FJD

Mechanic2,950 FJD
Service Advisor4,620 FJD

Bank Branch Manager8,440 FJD
Teller3,880 FJD

Teacher4,320 FJD
Translator4,750 FJD

Business Planning
Business Analyst6,570 FJD
Business Development Manager8,260 FJD
Project Manager6,890 FJD

Care Giving and Child Care
Nanny3,410 FJD
Nursery Teacher3,990 FJD

Construction / Building / Installation
Civil Engineer4,940 FJD
Construction Project Manager6,340 FJD
Health and Safety Officer3,700 FJD

Customer Service and Call Center
Call Center Representative3,920 FJD
Customer Service Manager7,110 FJD
Customer Service Representative4,080 FJD

Civil Engineer4,980 FJD
Electrical Engineer5,480 FJD
Engineer5,280 FJD
Mechanical Engineer5,610 FJD

Executive and Management
Chief Executive Officer12,600 FJD
Chief Financial Officer11,400 FJD
General Manager9,480 FJD
Project Manager6,470 FJD

Food / Hospitality / Tourism / Catering
Chef4,710 FJD
Executive Chef4,800 FJD
Hotel Manager8,390 FJD
Receptionist4,110 FJD
Travel Agent4,580 FJD
Waiter / Waitress3,290 FJD

Health and Medical
Dentist13,100 FJD
Dietitian13,300 FJD
Laboratory Technician4,320 FJD
Nurse4,570 FJD

Human Resources
Human Resources Manager7,910 FJD
Human Resources Officer4,620 FJD

Information Technology
Computer Technician4,200 FJD
Database Administrator5,480 FJD
Developer / Programmer5,050 FJD
Information Technology Manager8,300 FJD
Network Engineer4,810 FJD

Law Enforcement / Security / Fire
Police Officer4,600 FJD

Attorney7,980 FJD
Legal Assistant3,840 FJD

Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment
Journalist5,370 FJD

Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology
Biomedical Engineer4,570 FJD
Pharmacist6,630 FJD

Sales Retail and Wholesale
Cashier3,220 FJD
Sales Manager8,600 FJD
Sales Representative3,480 FJD

Teaching / Education
Elementary School Teacher3,920 FJD
Secondary School Teacher4,790 FJD

Average Hourly Wage in Fiji

34 FJD per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Fiji is 34 FJD. This means that the average person in Fiji earns approximatly 34 FJD 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 they are considered to the be the standard.

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CityAverage Salary
Suva6,240 FJD
5524 - 107

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