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Automotive Average Salaries in Qatar 2023

How much money does a person working in Automotive make in Qatar?

Average Monthly Salary
11,700 QAR
( 141,000 QAR yearly)

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 in Automotive in Qatar typically earns around 11,700 QAR. Salaries range from 4,670 QAR (lowest average) to 29,200 QAR (highest average, actual maximum salary is higher).

Salary Variance

The provided figure represents the median compensation that encompasses housing, transportation, and other perks. The salaries within the Automotive domain in Qatar exhibit significant discrepancies across various professions. In case you seek information about the remuneration of a specific position, please refer to the salaries listed below for respective job titles.

Salaries for specific jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
After Sales Automotive Manager16,600 QAR
Alignment Technician5,370 QAR
Auto Damage Adjuster6,050 QAR
Auto Detailer5,970 QAR
Auto Parts Manager20,200 QAR
Automotive Assembler5,740 QAR
Automotive Assembly Manager17,200 QAR
Automotive Assembly Operator5,610 QAR
Automotive Body Repairer5,250 QAR
Automotive Branch Manager23,100 QAR
Automotive Central Planner8,140 QAR
Automotive Electrician6,670 QAR
Automotive Engineering Technician8,260 QAR
Automotive Estimating Manager14,500 QAR
Automotive Estimator12,100 QAR
Automotive General Manager27,800 QAR
Automotive Inventory Officer5,450 QAR
Automotive Machine Learning Engineer15,300 QAR
Automotive Manager26,900 QAR
Automotive Master Mechanic8,530 QAR
Automotive Parts Supplier8,240 QAR
Automotive Project Engineer10,500 QAR
Automotive Project Manager19,200 QAR
Automotive Purchase Manager20,500 QAR
Automotive Sales11,700 QAR
Automotive Service Technician5,630 QAR
Automotive Technician5,900 QAR
Automotive Technician5,900 QAR
Automotive Test Engineer10,200 QAR
Automotive Warranty Administrator9,800 QAR
Automotive Warranty Clerk6,270 QAR
Autonomous / Driverless Vehicle Engineer16,000 QAR
Autonomous Vehicle Fleet Manager20,000 QAR
Autonomous Vehicle Technician9,840 QAR
Car Parts and Accessories Fitter5,260 QAR
Car Salesman11,400 QAR
Charging Infrastructure Specialist20,200 QAR
Clean-Car Engineer14,900 QAR
Connected Car App Developer15,200 QAR
Connected Car Engineer15,600 QAR
Damage Appraiser8,400 QAR
Diesel Engine Specialist7,620 QAR
Electric Vehicle Battery Technician6,870 QAR
Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure Specialist13,200 QAR
Electric Vehicle Charging Network Analyst15,300 QAR
Electric Vehicle Charging Station Manager13,700 QAR
Electric Vehicle Engineer16,100 QAR
Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Manager19,400 QAR
Electric Vehicle Sales Consultant15,500 QAR
Electric Vehicle Technician9,420 QAR
Infotainment System Developer16,500 QAR
Job Card Opener5,470 QAR
Light Detection and Ranging Engineer15,100 QAR
Lube Technician4,360 QAR
Master File Maintenance7,960 QAR
Materials Planner8,760 QAR
Mechanic5,880 QAR
Motor Vehicle Inspector8,430 QAR
Motorcycle Mechanic6,000 QAR
Self-driving Car Tester11,100 QAR
Service Advisor10,300 QAR
Service Manager16,400 QAR
Smart Mobility Engineer14,600 QAR
Stock Controller7,230 QAR
Technical Advisor10,800 QAR
Telematics Analyst13,000 QAR
Telematics Specialist12,700 QAR
Telematics Technician9,330 QAR
Tire Retreader5,300 QAR
Used Car Manager15,100 QAR
Vehicle Body Maker6,810 QAR
Vehicle Connectivity Engineer14,300 QAR
Vehicle Examiner7,790 QAR
Vehicle Painter4,980 QAR
Vehicle Trimmer5,440 QAR
Vehicle User Experience Designer16,400 QAR
Welder4,750 QAR

Automotive Jobs Pay Scale and Salaries in Qatar

Median and salary distribution Qatar Automotive monthly
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Salary Structure and Pay Scale Comparison

5% of people earn
14,500 QAR or more
10% of people earn
12,000 to 14,500 QAR
20% of people earn
6,630 QAR or less
65% of people earn
6,630 to 12,000 QAR
Minimum Salary
4,670 QAR
10,700 QAR
29,200 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 in Automotive in Qatar range from 4,670 QAR (starting average salary) to 29,200 QAR (maximum average salary, actual maximum is higher). To clarify, the number presented is not the legally mandated minimum wage. Rather, it represents the lowest figure reported in a salary survey that involved thousands of participants and professionals from across the entire country.

  • Median Salary

    The median income in the field of Automotive is 10,700 QAR, implying that half of the workforce in Qatar earns less than this figure, and the other half earns more. It represents the central value of salaries. As a rule of thumb, you would prefer to be part of the group earning above the median wage, situated on the right-hand side of the salary distribution chart.

  • Percentiles and Salary Scale

    Two values that are highly correlated with the median are the 25th and 75th percentiles. By examining the salary distribution diagram, it is possible to determine that 25% of individuals employed in Automotive in Qatar earn less than 8,340 QAR, while 75% of them earn more. Additionally, the diagram reveals that 75% of individuals earn less than 13,500 QAR, while 25% earn more than that.

  • Pay Scale Structure

    Data was regrouped into brackets to provide a better understanding of what salaries can be expected. This approach was deemed more accurate than relying solely on the average salary, as it offers greater insights into the distribution of salaries in the field of Automotive in Qatar. The analysis revealed that roughly 65% of all reported salaries fell within the range of 6,630 QAR to 12,000 QAR. Approximately 20% of salaries were below the 6,630 QAR mark, while 10% ranged from 12,000 QAR to 14,500 QAR. Only 5% of individuals earned a gross salary of 14,500 QAR or higher.

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 in Automotive in Qatar 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.

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.

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.
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?

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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.

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 degree levels across many jobs in Automotive in Qatar, below are our findings.

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 certificate 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 Qatar costs anywhere from 78,700 QAR to 236,000 QAR and lasts approximately two years. That is quite an investment.

Employees can't expect any salary increases during the study period, assuming they 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 this tactic. The average increase in compensation while changing jobs is approximately 10% more than the customary salary increment.

The decision really depends on the situation and experience among many other factors. Putting all variables aside, if a person can afford the costs of higher education then the return on investment is definitely worth it. Degree costs can be recovered roughly in a year or so.

Salary and Compensation Comparison By Gender / Automotive / Qatar

Salary comparison by gender Qatar Automotive monthly
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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? In the field of Automotive in Qatar, the average difference between the salary of male and female employees is 5%.

12,000 QAR
11,400 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 / Automotive / Qatar

How much are annual salary increments in Qatar for individuals working in Automotive? How often do employees get salary raises?

Professionals working in Automotive in Qatar are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 9% every 15 months. The national average annual increment for all professions combined is 9% granted to employees every 16 months.

Annual Salary Increment Rate Qatar Automotive
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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 / Automotive / Qatar

How much and how often are bonuses being awarded?Annual Salary Bonus Rate Qatar Automotive
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47% of surveyed staff in Automotive reported that they haven't received any bonuses or incentives in the previous year while 53% said that they received at least one form of monetary bonus.

Those who got bonuses reported rates ranging from 3% to 6% 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.

Hourly Average Wage / Automotive / Qatar

68 QAR per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Automotive in Qatar is 68 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 in Automotive in Qatar is 27 QAR. This is the minimum as per the gathered data in the salary survey not the minimum hourly rate mandated by law.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Doha12,200 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 in Automotive in Qatar?

A good and competitive compensation would range anywhere between 10,700 QAR and 13,500 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 jobs in Automotive in Qatar ranges from 4,670 QAR to 8,340 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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