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Aerospace Engineer Average Salary in Doha 2024

How much money does a person working as Aerospace Engineer make in Doha?


Average Monthly Salary
22,100 QAR
( 265,000 QAR yearly)

LOW
11,900
QAR
AVERAGE
22,100
QAR
HIGH
33,300
QAR
All salary figures displayed here are per month except when noted otherwise.
All salary and compensation figures displayed here are gross salary figures, that is the salary before tax deductions. Because taxes may differ across sectors and locations, it is difficult to accurately calculate the net salary after tax for every career.

A person working as Aerospace Engineer in Doha typically earns around 22,100 QAR. Salaries range from 11,900 QAR (lowest) to 33,300 QAR (highest).


Salary Variance

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



Aerospace Engineer Pay Scale and Salaries in Doha

Median and salary distribution Doha Aerospace Engineer monthly
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Salary Structure and Pay Scale Comparison

5% of people earn
19,700 QAR or more
10% of people earn
17,600 to 19,700 QAR
20% of people earn
13,100 QAR or less
65% of people earn
13,100 to 17,600 QAR
Minimum Salary
11,900 QAR
Median
19,700 QAR
Maximum
33,300 QAR




Median Salary, maximum and minimum salary, minimum wage, starting salary, and the salary range

All salary figures displayed here are per month except when noted otherwise.
  • Salary Range, Minimum Wage, and Starting Salary

    Salaries for the position Aerospace Engineer in Doha range from 11,900 QAR (starting salary) to 33,300 QAR (maximum salary). It should be noted that the given figure is not the legally mandated minimum wage; rather, it represents the lowest figure reported in a salary survey that included thousands of participants and professionals from all regions of the country.

  • Median Salary

    With a median salary of 19,700 QAR, half of the professionals who work as Aerospace Engineer in Doha earn less than this amount, and the other half earn more. The median salary denotes the middle value of salaries. Ideally, you would want to belong to the group earning more than the median salary, located on the right side of the salary distribution graph.

  • Percentiles and Salary Scale

    The median is closely associated with two other values known as the 25th and 75th percentiles. By examining the salary distribution chart, it can be determined that 25% of professionals employed as Aerospace Engineer in Doha earn less than 16,500 QAR, while 75% earn more. Similarly, the chart shows that 75% earn less than 22,300 QAR while 25% earn more.

  • Pay Scale Structure

    To provide a better understanding of expected salaries, we categorized the frequently occurring salaries into different ranges. This approach provides a more precise representation of salary distribution for the job title Aerospace Engineer in Doha compared to simply calculating the average. The majority of reported salaries, approximately 65%, fall within the range of 13,100 QAR to 17,600 QAR. About 20% of salaries are below the 13,100 QAR mark, while 10% fall within the range of 17,600 QAR to 19,700 QAR. Only 5% of individuals have salaries exceeding 19,700 QAR.

Salary Comparison by Years of Experience / Aerospace Engineer / Doha

How do experience and age affect pay?

0 - 2 Years
13,800 QAR
2 - 5 Years+26%
17,500 QAR
5 - 10 Years+32%
23,000 QAR
10 - 15 Years+18%
27,100 QAR
15 - 20 Years+11%
30,000 QAR
20+ Years+6%
31,900 QAR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Salary comparison by years of experience monthly Doha Aerospace Engineer
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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. We broke down salaries by experience level for people working as Aerospace Engineer and this is what we found.


All salary figures displayed here are per month except when noted otherwise.

Employees with less than two years of experience earn approximately 13,800 QAR.

While someone with an experience level between two and five years is expected to earn 17,500 QAR, 26% more than someone with less than two year's experience.

Moving forward, an experience level between five and ten years lands a salary of 23,000 QAR, 32% more than someone with two to five years of experience.

Additionally, professionals whose expertise span anywhere between ten and fifteen years get a salary equivalent to 27,100 QAR, 18% 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 30,000 QAR, 11% more than someone with ten to fifteen years of experience.

Lastly, employees with more than twenty years of professional experience get a salary of 31,900 QAR, 6% more than people with fifteen to twenty 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.

Typical Salary Progress for Most Careers

Salary Comparison By Experience Level
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Salary Comparison By Education / Aerospace Engineer / Doha

How do education levels affect salaries?

Displayed below is the average salary variance between different education levels of professionals working as Aerospace Engineer.

Bachelor's Degree
17,900 QAR
Master's Degree+53%
27,300 QAR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Salary comparison by education level monthly Doha Aerospace Engineer
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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 salaries by education level for the position Aerospace Engineer in order to make a comparison.


Level 1: Bachelor's Degree

Employees at this education level have an average salary of 17,900 QAR.


Level 2: Master's Degree

At this level, the average salary becomes 27,300 QAR, 53% more than the previous level.



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 Qatar costs anywhere from 78,700 QAR to 236,000 QAR 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 to a higher-paying job. The numbers seem to support the theory. 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

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Salary and Compensation Comparison By Gender / Aerospace Engineer / Doha

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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? For the people who work as Aerospace Engineer in Qatar, the average difference between the salary of male and female employees is 11%.

Male
19,600 QAR
Female-10%
17,700 QAR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Comparison By Gender in Qatar for all Careers

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Average Annual Salary Increment Percentage / Aerospace Engineer / Doha

How much are annual salary increments in Doha for individuals working as Aerospace Engineer? How often do employees get salary raises?

Individuals working as Aerospace Engineer in Qatar are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately % every months. The national average annual increment for all professions combined is 9% granted to employees every 16 months.

Annual Salary Increment Rate Qatar Aerospace Engineer
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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.

Qatar / 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 rare 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 Qatar is 7%.

Worldwide Salary Raises: All Countries and All Jobs

World Average Annual Salary Increment
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Salary Packages and Schemes

Not all compensation increases are reflected directly in the salary. Some companies offer upgraded packages to their staff instead of cash money. The figures displayed here account only for direct increments to the base salary.



Bonus and Incentive Rates / Aerospace Engineer / Qatar

How much and how often are bonuses being awarded?Annual Salary Bonus Rate Qatar Aerospace Engineer
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100% of surveyed staff reported that they haven't received any bonuses or incentives in the previous year while % said that they received at least one form of monetary bonus.

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

Received Bonus
%
No Bonus
100%

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.

Average Hourly Wage / Aerospace Engineer / Doha


130 QAR per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) for individuals working as Aerospace Engineer in Doha is 130 QAR.This is the rate they get paid for every worked hour.


Hourly Wage = Annual Salary / ( 52 x 5 x 8 )

About The Hourly Pay Rate

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 fixed 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.

What is the minimum hourly rate of pay?

The minimum pay rate per hour for people working as Aerospace Engineer in Doha is 69 QAR. This is the minimum as per the gathered data in the salary survey not the minimum hourly rate mandated by law.

Salary comparison with similar jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Airlines / Aviation / Aerospace / Defense-100%
Aeronautical Engineer17,200 QAR-22%
Aerospace Engineer22,100 QAR+0%
Aerospace Technician15,800 QAR-28%
Air Crew Member10,700 QAR-52%
Air Crew Officer11,800 QAR-47%
Air Traffic Assistant9,700 QAR-56%
Air Traffic Controller17,600 QAR-20%
Air Traffic Management Automation Engineer18,900 QAR-14%
Aircraft 3D Printing Technician16,200 QAR-27%
Aircraft Assembler8,910 QAR-60%
Aircraft Body Repairer8,080 QAR-63%
Aircraft Cabin Interior Designer17,600 QAR-20%
Aircraft Captain26,600 QAR+21%
Aircraft Cybersecurity Specialist20,100 QAR-9%
Aircraft Electrician9,130 QAR-59%
Aircraft Electronics Techician9,160 QAR-58%
Aircraft Engineer16,800 QAR-24%
Aircraft Fueler7,830 QAR-65%
Aircraft Maintenance Engineer16,000 QAR-27%
Aircraft Maintenance Manager27,900 QAR+26%
Aircraft Maintenance Supervisor17,000 QAR-23%
Aircraft Maintenance Technician8,370 QAR-62%
Aircraft Mechanic8,600 QAR-61%
Aircraft Pilot29,900 QAR+35%
Aircraft Pneudraulics Repairer8,180 QAR-63%
Aircraft Quality Assurance22,700 QAR+3%
Aircraft Rigging Assembler8,590 QAR-61%
Aircraft Service Technician8,280 QAR-62%
Airfield Management Specialist24,700 QAR+12%
Airfield Operations Specialist19,000 QAR-14%
Airline Augmented Reality Developer15,500 QAR-30%
Airline Cabin Crew16,400 QAR-26%
Airline Copilot18,900 QAR-14%
Airline Customer Experience Designer18,700 QAR-15%
Airline Data Analyst16,400 QAR-26%
Airline Pilot29,600 QAR+34%
Airlines Sales Director33,400 QAR+51%
Airlines Sales Manager30,000 QAR+36%
Airlines Structural Assembler7,250 QAR-67%
Airport Services Agent11,600 QAR-47%
Airport Services Manager34,900 QAR+58%
Airport Services Supervisor20,200 QAR-8%
Airport Sustainability Manager22,000 QAR-0%
Assistant Aircraft Mechanic7,550 QAR-66%
Autonomous Air Taxi Coordinator11,300 QAR-49%
Aviation Analyst23,200 QAR+5%
Aviation Biofuel Specialist18,600 QAR-16%
Aviation Engineer18,600 QAR-16%
Aviation Inspector19,600 QAR-11%
Aviation Manager33,400 QAR+51%
Aviation Operations Controller18,700 QAR-15%
Aviation Resources Manager30,900 QAR+40%
Aviation Safety Assistant9,550 QAR-57%
Aviation Safety Manager32,100 QAR+45%
Aviation Safety Officer17,700 QAR-20%
Aviation Security Specialist20,300 QAR-8%
Aviation Sustainability Consultant23,100 QAR+5%
Aviation Technician7,830 QAR-65%
Aviation Training Specialist18,600 QAR-16%
Cargo and Freight Agent7,760 QAR-65%
Cargo Executive16,600 QAR-25%
Chief Pilot30,800 QAR+40%
Drone Compliance Officer16,900 QAR-23%
Drone Delivery Specialist15,400 QAR-30%
Drone Emergency Response Coordinator14,600 QAR-34%
Drone Engineer14,500 QAR-34%
Drone Event Coordinator13,800 QAR-37%
Drone Fleet Manager18,300 QAR-17%
Drone Geospatial Analyst17,300 QAR-22%
Drone Infrastructure Engineer18,700 QAR-15%
Drone Inspection Specialist14,900 QAR-32%
Drone Inspector14,900 QAR-32%
Drone Insurance Underwriter13,100 QAR-41%
Drone Light Show Choreographer14,800 QAR-33%
Drone Operator / Pilot11,000 QAR-50%
Drone Payload Specialist12,700 QAR-42%
Drone Pilot Instructor14,500 QAR-34%
Drone Security Specialist15,300 QAR-31%
Drone Software Engineer14,600 QAR-34%
Drone Surveyor12,600 QAR-43%
Drone Technician10,700 QAR-52%
Drone Traffic Controller10,500 QAR-52%
Drone Traffic Management Specialist15,800 QAR-28%
Drone Traffic Safety Engineer15,400 QAR-30%
Drone Videographer13,800 QAR-37%
First Officer12,900 QAR-42%
Fleet Controller27,800 QAR+26%
Fleet Management Officer11,500 QAR-48%
Flight Attendant10,900 QAR-51%
Flight Planner15,200 QAR-31%
Flight Scheduler13,600 QAR-38%
Flight Simulation Engineer15,500 QAR-30%
Freight and Cargo Inspector11,800 QAR-47%
Helicopter Pilot18,700 QAR-15%
Loading Bridge Operator7,300 QAR-67%
Pilot27,900 QAR+26%
Ramp Agent7,640 QAR-65%
Reservations Sales Agent9,900 QAR-55%
Safety and Quality Specialist16,900 QAR-23%
Test Pilot20,300 QAR-8%
Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Operator12,700 QAR-42%
Unmanned Aircraft Systems Technician12,200 QAR-45%
Virtual / Augmented Reality Flight Simulator Designer16,700 QAR-24%

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Doha22,100 QAR

Government vs Private Sector Salary Comparison

Where can you get paid more, working in a private company or the government? The difference between the public or government sector salaries and the private sector salaries in Qatar is 5% on average across all career fields.

Private Sector
15,300 QAR
Public Sector+5%
16,100 QAR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Statistics and Calculation Guide

What is considered to be a good and competitive salary for the job title Aerospace Engineer in Doha?

A good and competitive compensation would range anywhere between 19,700 QAR and 22,300 QAR. This is a very rough estimate. Experience and education play a very huge part in the final earnings.

Gross Salary (before tax) and Net Salary (after tax)

All salary and compensation figures displayed here are gross salary figures, that is the salary before tax deductions. Because taxes may differ across sectors and locations, it is difficult to accurately calculate the net salary after tax for every career.

Base / Basic Salary

The base salary for a careers like Aerospace Engineer in Doha ranges from 11,900 QAR to 16,500 QAR. The base salary depends on many factors including experience and education. It is not easy to provide a figure with very little information, so take this range with a grain of salt.


What is the difference between the median and the average salary?

Both are indicators. If your salary is higher than both the average and the median then you are doing very well. If your salary is lower than both, then many people earn 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


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