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Human Resources Average Salaries in Fiji 2020

How much money does a person working in Human Resources make in Fiji?

Average Monthly Salary
4,590 FJD
( 55,100 FJD yearly)


A person working in Human Resources in Fiji typically earns around 4,590 FJD per month. Salaries range from 1,930 FJD (lowest average) to 7,870 FJD (highest average, actual maximum salary is higher).

This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Salaries vary drastically between different Human Resources careers. If you are interested in the salary of a particular job, see below for salaries for specific job titles.

Salaries for specific jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Benefits Administrator3,090 FJD
Benefits Analyst3,600 FJD
Benefits Manager5,910 FJD
Chief People Officer7,780 FJD
Compensation Analyst3,760 FJD
Compensation and Benefits Manager6,350 FJD
Compensation and Benefits Officer2,470 FJD
Compensation Manager6,180 FJD
Corporate Director of Human Resources7,960 FJD
Corporate Trainer3,550 FJD
Employee Benefits Administrator4,500 FJD
Employee Communications Manager5,030 FJD
Employee Development Specialist5,170 FJD
Employee Engagement Specialist4,840 FJD
Employee Health and Wellness Administrator4,630 FJD
Employee Performance Specialist3,750 FJD
Employee Relations Manager5,110 FJD
Employee Relations Practitioner5,260 FJD
Employee Services Manager5,490 FJD
Employment Advice Worker2,450 FJD
Employment Interviewer3,730 FJD
Employment Service Specialist2,990 FJD
Employment Services Coordinator3,460 FJD
Enrollment Counselor4,600 FJD
Equal Opportunity Representative3,810 FJD
Executive Human Capital Management7,180 FJD
Executive Recruiter5,020 FJD
Expatriate Administration Manager4,950 FJD
Expatriate Administration Supervisor3,620 FJD
Global Mobility Manager6,480 FJD
Headhunter5,250 FJD
Health Benefits Coordinator3,150 FJD
HRIS Analyst2,570 FJD
HRIS Manager4,470 FJD
HRIS Supervisor2,500 FJD
Human Resources Administration Specialist2,920 FJD
Human Resources Administrator3,090 FJD
Human Resources Advisor4,770 FJD
Human Resources Analyst4,420 FJD
Human Resources Assessor2,800 FJD
Human Resources Assistant Manager5,320 FJD
Human Resources Associate1,900 FJD
Human Resources Consultant5,710 FJD
Human Resources Data Analytics Manager4,300 FJD
Human Resources Generalist3,710 FJD
Human Resources Manager7,150 FJD
Human Resources Officer2,830 FJD
Human Resources Representative2,920 FJD
Human Resources Section Head4,620 FJD
Human Resources Superintendent2,730 FJD
Human Resources Training Executive5,070 FJD
Industrial Organizational Psychologist6,670 FJD
Job Evaluation Specialist5,070 FJD
Labor Relations Director5,810 FJD
Labor Relations Manager5,650 FJD
Labor Relations Specialist2,800 FJD
Learning and Development Manager6,040 FJD
Occupational Health and Safety Officer2,660 FJD
Organizational Development Consultant5,920 FJD
Organizational Development Manager6,360 FJD
Organizational Development Specialist3,080 FJD
Payroll Assistant2,430 FJD
Payroll Supervisor2,890 FJD
People Development Officer3,640 FJD
Personnel Officer2,190 FJD
Records Clerk1,800 FJD
Records Manager3,160 FJD
Recruiter5,130 FJD
Recruiting Coordinator2,540 FJD
Recruiting Manager6,850 FJD
Recruitment Consultant5,020 FJD
Recruitment Officer2,780 FJD
Recruitment Supervisor4,090 FJD
Research Associate2,430 FJD
SAP Resource Manager5,110 FJD
Talent Acquisition Specialist3,940 FJD
Talent Management Officer3,100 FJD
Training and Development Section Head5,260 FJD
Training Executive5,540 FJD
Training Officer2,420 FJD

Human Resources Jobs Salary Distribution in Fiji

Median and salary distribution monthly Fiji Human Resources
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The median, the maximum, the minimum, and the range

  • Salary Range

    Human Resources salaries in Fiji range from 1,930 FJD per month (minimum average salary) to 7,870 FJD per month (maximum average salary, actual maximum is higher).

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 4,960 FJD per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Human Resources are earning less than 4,960 FJD while the other half are earning more than 4,960 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 people working in Human Resources are earning less than 3,100 FJD while 75% of them are earning more than 3,100 FJD. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Human Resources are earning less than 6,930 FJD while 25% are earning more than 6,930 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 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

Salary Comparison by Years of Experience

How does a person's salary progress over time?

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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.

Change in salary based on experience varies drastically from one location to another and depends hugely on the career field as well. The data displayed here is the combined average of many different jobs. To view accurate figures, choose a specific job title.

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.

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.

Salary Comparison By Education

How does the education level affect your salary?

Salary Comparison By Education
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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.

Change in salary based on education varies drastically from one location to another and depends hugely on the career field as well. The data displayed here is the combined average of multiple jobs. To view accurate figures, choose a specific job title.

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.

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 Fiji costs anywhere from 24,000 Fiji Dollar(s) to 72,100 Fiji Dollar(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.

Human Resources Salary Comparison By Gender

Salary comparison by gender monthly Fiji Human Resources
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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 employees in Fiji who work in Human Resources earn 11% more than their female counterparts on average.

4,830 FJD
4,360 FJD
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Comparison By Gender in Fiji for all Careers

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Human Resources Average Annual Salary Increment Percentage in Fiji

How much are annual salary increments in Fiji for Human Resources professionals? How often do employees get salary raises?

Human Resources

Human Resources professionals in Fiji are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 6% every 27 months. The national average annual increment for all professions combined is 5% granted to employees every 28 months.

Annual Salary Increment Rate Fiji Human Resources
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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.

Fiji / 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 Fiji is 2%.

Annual Increment Rate By Industry 2019

Information Technology

Listed above are the average annual increase rates for each industry in Fiji 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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Human Resources Bonus and Incentive Rates in Fiji

How much and how often are bonuses being awarded?Annual Salary Bonus Rate Fiji Human Resources
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Human Resources is considered to be a moderate bonus-based field 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.

61% of surveyed staff in Human Resources reported that they haven't received any bonuses or incentives in the previous year while 39% said that they received at least one form of monetary bonus.

Those who got bonuses reported rates ranging from 2% to 7% of their annual salary.

Received Bonus
No Bonus

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.

A graphics designer working for a graphics designing company.

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.

Human Resources Hourly Average Wage in Fiji

26 FJD per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Fiji is 26 FJD. This means that the average person in Fiji earns approximately 26 FJD 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.

Human Resources VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Human Resources and Human Resources monthly Fiji
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The average salary for Human Resources is 4% less than that of All Jobs.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Suva4,900 FJD

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 Fiji earn 25% more than their private sector counterparts on average across all sectors.

Private Sector
4,280 FJD
Public Sector+25%
5,340 FJD
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

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