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Information Technology Average Salaries in Lesotho 2021

How much money does a person working in Information Technology make in Lesotho?


Average Monthly Salary
11,800 LSL
( 141,000 LSL yearly)

LOW
6,110
LSL
AVERAGE
11,800
LSL
HIGH
19,200
LSL

A person working in Information Technology in Lesotho typically earns around 11,800 LSL per month. Salaries range from 6,110 LSL (lowest average) to 19,200 LSL (highest average, actual maximum salary is higher).

This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Salaries vary drastically between different Information Technology 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
2nd Line Systems Engineer10,800 LSL
ABAP Developer10,600 LSL
Advertising Account Planner10,100 LSL
Android Developer10,900 LSL
Angular Developer10,100 LSL
Application Consultant13,600 LSL
Applications System Specialist9,890 LSL
Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Specialist13,900 LSL
Artificial Intelligence Developer14,200 LSL
AS400 Programmer11,800 LSL
Assistant Information Technology Manager13,700 LSL
Assistant Service Delivery Manager13,100 LSL
Avaloq Developer11,300 LSL
BizTalk Developer 12,400 LSL
Blockchain Associate11,700 LSL
Blockchain Developer10,100 LSL
Build and Release Engineer10,300 LSL
Business Intelligence Analyst12,200 LSL
Business Intelligence Developer11,900 LSL
Business Objects Developer10,400 LSL
Business Process Consultant12,200 LSL
Business Systems Analyst10,300 LSL
C# Developer12,100 LSL
C++ Developer12,500 LSL
Capacity Planning Manager16,000 LSL
Change Administrator9,690 LSL
Chief Information Security Officer17,300 LSL
Client Delivery Manager15,100 LSL
CMS Developer9,460 LSL
Computer Animator10,100 LSL
Computer Hardware Engineer9,460 LSL
Computer Networks Architect12,400 LSL
Computer Operator8,030 LSL
Computer Technician9,420 LSL
Copy Editor9,260 LSL
CRM Application Administrator11,000 LSL
Cross Platform Security Manager16,300 LSL
Curam Developer9,260 LSL
Data Analyst10,400 LSL
Data Architect11,300 LSL
Data Center Technician9,690 LSL
Data Entry Supervisor7,480 LSL
Data Manager15,700 LSL
Data Modeling Analyst11,800 LSL
Data Quality Analyst11,300 LSL
Data Security Analyst11,900 LSL
Data Security Manager15,400 LSL
Data Warehousing Manager14,800 LSL
Data Warehousing Specialist10,500 LSL
Database Administration Manager14,300 LSL
Database Administrator12,000 LSL
Database Analyst12,700 LSL
Database Developer11,400 LSL
Database Report Writer10,800 LSL
Delivery Manager11,900 LSL
Developer / Programmer11,800 LSL
Development Manager15,700 LSL
Director of Application Development17,300 LSL
Director of Technology19,200 LSL
Disaster Recovery Analyst11,000 LSL
Documentation Specialist9,890 LSL
E-Commerce Manager13,400 LSL
E-Commerce Marketing Analyst13,100 LSL
E-Commerce Marketing Manager14,600 LSL
E-Commerce Sales Manager15,500 LSL
E-Commerce Strategy Manager16,700 LSL
Enterprise Architecture Manager14,600 LSL
Enterprise Infrastructure Architect15,200 LSL
Enterprise Infrastructure Manager18,200 LSL
ERP / CRM Technical Consultant12,500 LSL
ERP Analyst12,800 LSL
ERP Project Manager16,200 LSL
Ethical Hacker9,970 LSL
Financial Systems Manager16,200 LSL
Flash Developer10,400 LSL
Front End Developer9,410 LSL
Full Stack Developer11,800 LSL
Functional Analyst11,900 LSL
Game Developer10,800 LSL
GIS Analyst10,800 LSL
GIS Developer11,200 LSL
Global BI Analyst12,100 LSL
Graphical User Interface ( GUI ) Programmer9,690 LSL
Graphics Programmer10,500 LSL
Graphics Web Designer9,410 LSL
Hardware Design Engineer11,400 LSL
Hardware Engineering Manager16,400 LSL
Hardware Technician9,270 LSL
Head of Development15,700 LSL
Help Desk Analyst11,000 LSL
Help Desk Manager12,800 LSL
Help Desk Support8,000 LSL
Helpdesk Manager13,500 LSL
Imaging Programmer9,890 LSL
Informatics Optimization Specialist11,700 LSL
Information Assurance Analyst12,400 LSL
Information Program Director15,700 LSL
Information Security Administrator12,700 LSL
Information Security Analyst14,500 LSL
Information Security Engineer11,600 LSL
Information Security Manager16,900 LSL
Information Security Specialist14,200 LSL
Information Services Consultant13,300 LSL
Information Technology Administrator9,170 LSL
Information Technology Asset Manager15,000 LSL
Information Technology Consultant14,100 LSL
Information Technology Coordinator9,210 LSL
Information Technology Director20,000 LSL
Information Technology Infrastructure Engineer9,890 LSL
Information Technology Manager20,000 LSL
Information Technology Operations Manager18,700 LSL
Information Technology Product Manager16,200 LSL
Information Technology Project Administrator9,460 LSL
Information Technology Project Coordinator11,500 LSL
Information Technology Project Leader13,600 LSL
Information Technology Project Manager17,800 LSL
Information Technology Quality Assurance Manager13,900 LSL
Information Technology Quality Assurance Team Lead (QA)13,100 LSL
Information Technology Quality Specialist11,800 LSL
Information Technology Support7,880 LSL
Information Technology Team Leader14,200 LSL
Information Technology Trainer12,400 LSL
Information Technology Training Analyst12,000 LSL
Interface Design Manager14,400 LSL
Interface Designer9,360 LSL
IOS Developer12,700 LSL
Java Developer12,500 LSL
Javascript Developer11,900 LSL
Lead Developer12,800 LSL
Linux Administrator11,100 LSL
Lotus Domino Administrator11,400 LSL
Lotus Notes Developer11,600 LSL
Mail Server Administrator10,300 LSL
Major Incident Manager13,400 LSL
Managed Service Specialist11,900 LSL
Microsystems Engineer11,700 LSL
Mobile Developer11,600 LSL
Multimedia Developer10,300 LSL
Multimedia Services Manager13,600 LSL
Network Administration Team Lead13,800 LSL
Network Administrator10,300 LSL
Network Analyst11,100 LSL
Network and Infrastructure Manager18,500 LSL
Network Engineer9,830 LSL
Network Engineering Manager13,100 LSL
Network Security Systems Manager14,300 LSL
Network Specialist11,500 LSL
Network Technician9,270 LSL
Nodejs Developer12,600 LSL
NT Systems Administrator10,400 LSL
Numerical Control Programmer9,500 LSL
Online Banking Manager18,000 LSL
Online Banking Specialist13,700 LSL
OPS Manager16,700 LSL
Oracle Database Administrator10,600 LSL
Oracle Developer12,600 LSL
Perl Developer10,200 LSL
PHP Developer9,830 LSL
Python Developer12,400 LSL
Records Manager9,260 LSL
Remedy Developer8,980 LSL
Reporting Analyst11,100 LSL
Ruby Developer10,300 LSL
Salesforce Administrator11,400 LSL
Salesforce Developer8,690 LSL
SAP Consultant12,400 LSL
SAS Programmer10,600 LSL
Scrum Master9,540 LSL
SEO Associate9,120 LSL
SEO Manager14,500 LSL
Service Delivery Manager15,400 LSL
Service Level Manager14,800 LSL
Service Support Lead11,800 LSL
SharePoint Administrator11,000 LSL
Sharepoint Consultant11,900 LSL
Sharepoint Developer12,400 LSL
Shift Leader11,900 LSL
SOA Analyst10,800 LSL
SOC Engineer10,800 LSL
Software Analyst11,300 LSL
Software Architect10,800 LSL
Software Development Manager15,500 LSL
Software Engineer11,200 LSL
Software QA Engineer11,000 LSL
Software Sales10,800 LSL
Software Specialist10,500 LSL
Software Support Engineer9,730 LSL
Software Test Engineer9,550 LSL
Solutions Architect16,200 LSL
Storage Engineer9,500 LSL
Supervisor8,340 LSL
Support Analyst10,200 LSL
Support Specialist11,500 LSL
System Administrator10,600 LSL
Systems Analyst11,100 LSL
Systems Architect11,700 LSL
Systems Consultant13,500 LSL
Systems Engineer9,540 LSL
Systems Integrator11,700 LSL
Technical Analyst9,950 LSL
Technical Consultant13,000 LSL
Technical Manager12,800 LSL
Technical Project Manager15,200 LSL
Technical Sales10,700 LSL
Technical Trainer11,500 LSL
Technical Writer10,200 LSL
Technology Business Analyst11,300 LSL
Technology Director18,800 LSL
Technology Specialist14,300 LSL
Teradata Developer9,120 LSL
Test Analyst10,700 LSL
Tester9,850 LSL
Testing Manager15,500 LSL
TIBCO Developer9,600 LSL
UNIX Administrator12,100 LSL
Usability Engineer11,400 LSL
User Experience Consultant12,100 LSL
User Experience Design Expert11,500 LSL
User Experience Designer10,300 LSL
User Experience Researcher11,900 LSL
User Interface Designer11,000 LSL
VB Developer8,730 LSL
VB.NET Developer11,800 LSL
Video Game Designer9,750 LSL
Visual Information Specialist11,000 LSL
Web Applications Manager13,500 LSL
Web Content Specialist12,100 LSL
Web Designer10,300 LSL
Web Developer10,700 LSL
Web Editor9,120 LSL
Web Project Manager12,900 LSL
Web Promotions Specialist11,100 LSL
Web Security Administrator11,700 LSL
Web Security Manager17,300 LSL
Web Support Analyst8,960 LSL
Web Writer9,580 LSL
Webmaster9,260 LSL
Windows System Administrator9,970 LSL
Wireless Consultant13,600 LSL
Writer and Documentor9,690 LSL

Information Technology Jobs Salary Distribution in Lesotho

Median and salary distribution monthly Lesotho Information Technology
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The median, the maximum, the minimum, and the range

  • Salary Range

    Information Technology salaries in Lesotho range from 6,110 LSL per month (minimum average salary) to 19,200 LSL per month (maximum average salary, actual maximum is higher).

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 11,300 LSL per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Information Technology are earning less than 11,300 LSL while the other half are earning more than 11,300 LSL. 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 Information Technology are earning less than 7,840 LSL while 75% of them are earning more than 7,840 LSL. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Information Technology are earning less than 14,600 LSL while 25% are earning more than 14,600 LSL.


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?

Salary Comparison By Experience Level
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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 Lesotho costs anywhere from 58,700 Loti(s) to 176,000 Loti(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.

Information Technology Salary Comparison By Gender

Salary comparison by gender monthly Lesotho Information Technology
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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 Lesotho who work in Information Technology earn 11% more than their female counterparts on average.

Male
12,500 LSL
Female-10%
11,300 LSL
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Comparison By Gender in Lesotho for all Careers

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Information Technology Average Annual Salary Increment Percentage in Lesotho

How much are annual salary increments in Lesotho for Information Technology professionals? How often do employees get salary raises?

Information Technology

Information Technology professionals in Lesotho are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 6% every 27 months. The national average annual increment for all professions combined is 5% granted to employees every 28 months.

Annual Salary Increment Rate Lesotho Information Technology
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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.

Lesotho / 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 Lesotho is 2%.

Annual Increment Rate By Industry 2020

Banking
3%
Energy
6%
Information Technology
9%
Healthcare
3%
Travel
6%
Construction
9%
Education
3%

Listed above are the average annual increase rates for each industry in Lesotho 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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Information Technology Bonus and Incentive Rates in Lesotho

How much and how often are bonuses being awarded?Annual Salary Bonus Rate Lesotho Information Technology
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Information Technology 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.

67% of surveyed staff in Information Technology reported that they haven't received any bonuses or incentives in the previous year while 33% 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
33%
No Bonus
67%

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.

Information Technology Hourly Average Wage in Lesotho


68 LSL per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Lesotho is 68 LSL. This means that the average person in Lesotho earns approximately 68 LSL 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.

Information Technology VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Information Technology and Information Technology monthly Lesotho
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The average salary for Information Technology is 0% more than that of All Jobs.

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 Lesotho earn 14% more than their private sector counterparts on average across all sectors.

Private Sector
11,100 LSL
Public Sector+14%
12,700 LSL
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

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