## How much money does a person working in Gambia make?

25,000 GMD

per month Average Monthly Salary

**A person working in Gambia typically earns around 25,000 GMD 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 Gambia | All Jobs

25% of people earn

18,750 GMD

or less

50% of people earn

25,000 GMD

or less

75% of people earn

31,250 GMD

or less

**Minimum** 12,500 GMD |
**Median** 25,000 GMD |
**Maximum** 37,500 GMD |

### Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

Salaries in Gambia range between 12,500 GMD per month (minimum salary) to 37,500 GMD per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 25,000 GMD per month, which means that half (50%) of the population are earning less than 25,000 GMD while the other half are earning more than 25,000 GMD. 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 values: the 25th and the 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of the population are earning less than 18,750 GMD while 75% of them are earning more than 18,750 GMD. Also from the diagram, 75% of the population are earning less than 31,250 GMD while 25% are earning more than 31,250 GMD.

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

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.

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## Salaries for specific job categories

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## Salary Trend and Forecast in Gambia

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

Average Salary 2015 | = | 23,421 GMD |

Average Salary 2016 | +1% | 23,749 GMD |

Average Salary 2017 | +3% | 24,414 GMD |

Average Salary 2018 | +2% | 25,000 GMD |

Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salaries in Gambia are on the rise in the year 2018 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2018 are 2% higher than those of 2017. The trend suggests a slow yet continous increase in pay in 2019 and future years. These numbers differ slightly from industry to another.

## Average Hourly Wage in Gambia | All Jobs

128 GMD

per hour Average Hourly Wage

### The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Gambia | All Jobs is 128 GMD. This means that the average person in Gambia earns approximatly 128 GMD 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.