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Advertising / Grapic Design / Events Average Salaries in Afghanistan 2021

How much money does a person working in Advertising / Grapic Design / Events make in Afghanistan?


Average Monthly Salary
73,400 AFN
( 881,000 AFN yearly)

LOW
34,800
AFN
AVERAGE
73,400
AFN
HIGH
133,000
AFN

A person working in Advertising / Grapic Design / Events in Afghanistan typically earns around 73,400 AFN per month. Salaries range from 34,800 AFN (lowest average) to 133,000 AFN (highest average, actual maximum salary is higher).

This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Salaries vary drastically between different Advertising / Grapic Design / Events 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
Advertising Account Executive90,100 AFN
Advertising Account Manager97,400 AFN
Advertising Account Planner47,700 AFN
Advertising Coordinator63,800 AFN
Advertising Manager129,000 AFN
Advertising Operations Manager137,000 AFN
Advertising Strategic Planner88,900 AFN
Advertising Team Leader75,400 AFN
Animator57,900 AFN
Art Director79,800 AFN
Artist66,700 AFN
Artworker46,700 AFN
Assistant Art Director62,900 AFN
Audiosual Technician47,300 AFN
Broadcast Administrator85,000 AFN
Catering Sales51,900 AFN
Catering Trainer60,400 AFN
Commercial and Industrial Designer47,300 AFN
Conference Organiser60,200 AFN
Content and Media Production Lead91,300 AFN
CopyWriter54,700 AFN
Creative Designer58,200 AFN
Creative Director80,300 AFN
Designer 48,000 AFN
Desktop Publisher38,200 AFN
Director of Graphic Design76,700 AFN
Events and Promotions Manager132,000 AFN
Exhibit Display Coordinator62,200 AFN
Exhibit Display Manager83,100 AFN
Finisher42,400 AFN
Graphic Artist51,000 AFN
Graphic Designer51,400 AFN
Graphics Design Supervisor69,200 AFN
Imagery Analyst46,400 AFN
Imaging Technologist46,500 AFN
Interaction Designer39,600 AFN
Media Planner67,300 AFN
Media Production Coordinator61,500 AFN
Media Production Manager111,000 AFN
Media Project Manager107,000 AFN
Media Relations Representative88,200 AFN
Media Sales Executive110,000 AFN
Multimedia Specialist46,500 AFN
Photographer45,300 AFN
PPC Campaign Manager82,200 AFN
Print Production Manager89,500 AFN
Product and Brand Manager129,000 AFN
Sales Promotion Manager128,000 AFN
Sketch Artist58,300 AFN
Social Media Executive103,000 AFN
Technical Typist34,800 AFN
User Experience UX Designer53,600 AFN
UX Designer46,800 AFN

Advertising / Grapic Design / Events Jobs Salary Distribution in Afghanistan

Median and salary distribution monthly Afghanistan Advertising / Grapic Design / Events
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The median, the maximum, the minimum, and the range

  • Salary Range

    Advertising / Grapic Design / Events salaries in Afghanistan range from 34,800 AFN per month (minimum average salary) to 133,000 AFN per month (maximum average salary, actual maximum is higher).

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 76,300 AFN per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Advertising / Grapic Design / Events are earning less than 76,300 AFN while the other half are earning more than 76,300 AFN. 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 Advertising / Grapic Design / Events are earning less than 50,000 AFN while 75% of them are earning more than 50,000 AFN. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Advertising / Grapic Design / Events are earning less than 109,000 AFN while 25% are earning more than 109,000 AFN.


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?

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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 Afghanistan costs anywhere from 389,000 Afghani(s) to 1,170,000 Afghani(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.

Advertising / Grapic Design / Events Salary Comparison By Gender

Salary comparison by gender monthly Afghanistan Advertising / Grapic Design / Events
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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 Afghanistan who work in Advertising / Grapic Design / Events earn 10% more than their female counterparts on average.

Male
78,500 AFN
Female-9%
71,200 AFN
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Comparison By Gender in Afghanistan for all Careers

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Advertising / Grapic Design / Events Average Annual Salary Increment Percentage in Afghanistan

How much are annual salary increments in Afghanistan for Advertising / Grapic Design / Events professionals? How often do employees get salary raises?

Advertising / Grapic Design / Events

Advertising / Grapic Design / Events professionals in Afghanistan are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 5% every 28 months. The national average annual increment for all professions combined is 4% granted to employees every 29 months.

Annual Salary Increment Rate Afghanistan Advertising / Grapic Design / Events
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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.

Afghanistan / 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 Afghanistan is 2%.

Annual Increment Rate By Industry 2020

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 Afghanistan for the year 2020. 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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Advertising / Grapic Design / Events Bonus and Incentive Rates in Afghanistan

How much and how often are bonuses being awarded?Annual Salary Bonus Rate Afghanistan Advertising / Grapic Design / Events
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Advertising / Grapic Design / Events 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.

63% of surveyed staff in Advertising / Grapic Design / Events reported that they haven't received any bonuses or incentives in the previous year while 37% 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
37%
No Bonus
63%

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.

Advertising / Grapic Design / Events Hourly Average Wage in Afghanistan


420 AFN per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Afghanistan is 420 AFN. This means that the average person in Afghanistan earns approximately 420 AFN 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.

Advertising / Grapic Design / Events VS Other Jobs

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The average salary for Advertising / Grapic Design / Events is 6% less than that of All Jobs.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Herat75,000 AFN
Jalalabad70,600 AFN
Kabul81,000 AFN
Kandahar78,100 AFN
Kunduz67,900 AFN
Mazari Sharif72,400 AFN

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 Afghanistan earn 11% more than their private sector counterparts on average across all sectors.

Private Sector
73,200 AFN
Public Sector+11%
81,000 AFN
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

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