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Other IT Average Salaries in Ghana 2020

How much money does a person working in Other IT make in Ghana?


Average Monthly Salary
4,470 GHS
( 53,700 GHS yearly)

LOW
3,330
GHS
AVERAGE
4,470
GHS
HIGH
5,880
GHS

A person working in Other IT in Ghana typically earns around 4,470 GHS per month. Salaries range from 3,330 GHS (lowest average) to 5,880 GHS (highest average, actual maximum salary is higher).

This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Salaries vary drastically between different Other IT 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
Applications System Specialist4,230 GHS
Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Specialist5,720 GHS
Artificial Intelligence Developer5,620 GHS
Blockchain Associate4,430 GHS
Blockchain Developer4,500 GHS
Computer Animator4,160 GHS
Computer Hardware Engineer3,810 GHS
Computer Operator3,180 GHS
Computer Technician3,600 GHS
Copy Editor3,760 GHS
Data Center Technician4,310 GHS
Documentation Specialist4,270 GHS
Ethical Hacker4,430 GHS
GIS Analyst4,250 GHS
Global BI Analyst4,860 GHS
Hardware Design Engineer4,600 GHS
Hardware Technician3,610 GHS
Help Desk Analyst4,390 GHS
Informatics Optimization Specialist4,780 GHS
Information Assurance Analyst4,670 GHS
Information Technology Infrastructure Engineer3,940 GHS
Information Technology Quality Specialist4,730 GHS
Information Technology Trainer4,810 GHS
Interface Designer3,890 GHS
Microsystems Engineer4,860 GHS
Numerical Control Programmer3,910 GHS
Records Manager4,080 GHS
Scrum Master3,820 GHS
Software Sales4,170 GHS
Software Specialist4,090 GHS
Storage Engineer3,720 GHS
Systems Engineer3,940 GHS
Systems Integrator4,670 GHS
Technical Sales4,390 GHS
Technical Trainer5,010 GHS
Technical Writer4,300 GHS
Tester3,980 GHS
Usability Engineer4,450 GHS
User Experience Consultant5,140 GHS
User Experience Design Expert4,790 GHS
User Experience Researcher4,730 GHS
User Interface Designer4,660 GHS
Video Game Designer3,930 GHS
Visual Information Specialist4,360 GHS
Writer and Documentor4,020 GHS

Other IT Jobs Salary Distribution in Ghana

Median and salary distribution monthly Ghana Other IT
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The median, the maximum, the minimum, and the range

  • Salary Range

    Other IT salaries in Ghana range from 3,330 GHS per month (minimum average salary) to 5,880 GHS per month (maximum average salary, actual maximum is higher).

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 4,210 GHS per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Other IT are earning less than 4,210 GHS while the other half are earning more than 4,210 GHS. 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 Other IT are earning less than 3,390 GHS while 75% of them are earning more than 3,390 GHS. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Other IT are earning less than 4,740 GHS while 25% are earning more than 4,740 GHS.


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.

Other IT Salary Comparison By Gender

Salary comparison by gender monthly Ghana Other IT
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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 Ghana who work in Other IT earn 15% more than their female counterparts on average.

Female
4,110 GHS
Male+15%
4,700 GHS
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Comparison By Gender in Ghana for all Careers

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Other IT Average Annual Salary Increment Percentage in Ghana

How much are annual salary increments in Ghana for Other IT professionals? How often do employees get salary raises?

Other IT

Other IT professionals in Ghana are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 9% every 20 months. The national average annual increment for all professions combined is 8% granted to employees every 19 months.

Annual Salary Increment Rate Ghana Other IT
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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.

Ghana / 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 Ghana is 5%.

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 Ghana 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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Other IT Bonus and Incentive Rates in Ghana

How much and how often are bonuses being awarded?Annual Salary Bonus Rate Ghana Other IT
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Other IT 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.

54% of surveyed staff in Other IT reported that they haven't received any bonuses or incentives in the previous year while 46% said that they received at least one form of monetary bonus.

Those who got bonuses reported rates ranging from 3% to 5% of their annual salary.

Received Bonus
46%
No Bonus
54%

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

Public vs private sector salaries monthly Ghana
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Where can you get paid more, working for a private company or for the government? Public sector employees in Ghana earn 8% more than their private sector counterparts on average across all sectors.

Private Sector
4,860 GHS
Public Sector+8%
5,230 GHS
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Other IT Hourly Average Wage in Ghana


26 GHS per hour

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

Other IT VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Other IT and Information Technology monthly Ghana
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The average salary for Other IT is 13% less than that of Information Technology. Also, Information Technology salaries are 1% more than those of All Jobs.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Accra4,750 GHS
Kumasi4,980 GHS
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