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Motor Vehicle Inspector Average Salary in Oman 2021

How much money does a Motor Vehicle Inspector make in Oman?


Average Monthly Salary
910 OMR
( 11,000 OMR yearly)

LOW
430
OMR
AVERAGE
910
OMR
HIGH
1,450
OMR

A person working as a Motor Vehicle Inspector in Oman typically earns around 910 OMR per month. Salaries range from 430 OMR (lowest) to 1,450 OMR (highest).

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

Motor Vehicle Inspector Salary Distribution in Oman

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The median, the maximum, the minimum, and the range

  • Salary Range

    Motor Vehicle Inspector salaries in Oman range from 430 OMR per month (minimum salary) to 1,450 OMR per month (maximum salary).

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 970 OMR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working as Motor Vehicle Inspector(s) are earning less than 970 OMR while the other half are earning more than 970 OMR. 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 Motor Vehicle Inspector(s) are earning less than 630 OMR while 75% of them are earning more than 630 OMR. Also from the diagram, 75% of Motor Vehicle Inspector(s) are earning less than 1,280 OMR while 25% are earning more than 1,280 OMR.


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

Motor Vehicle Inspector Salary Comparison by Years of Experience

How does experience and age affect your pay?

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The experience level is the most important factor in determining the salary. Naturally the more years of experience the higher your wage. We broke down Motor Vehicle Inspector salaries by experience level and this is what we found.

A Motor Vehicle Inspector with less than two years of experience makes approximately 500 OMR per month.

While someone with an experience level between two and five years is expected to earn 680 OMR per month, 38% more than someone with less than two year's experience.

Moving forward, an experience level between five and ten years lands a salary of 970 OMR per month, 42% more than someone with two to five 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.

Additionally, Motor Vehicle Inspector(s) whose expertise span anywhere between ten and fifteen years get a salary equivalent to 1,190 OMR per month, 22% 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 1,250 OMR per month, 6% more than someone with ten to fifteen years of experience.

Lastly, employees with more than twenty years of professional experience get a salary of 1,360 OMR per month, 9% more than people with fifteen to twenty years of experience.


Motor Vehicle Inspector average salary change by experience in Oman

0 - 2 Years
500 OMR
2 - 5 Years+38%
680 OMR
5 - 10 Years+42%
970 OMR
10 - 15 Years+22%
1,190 OMR
15 - 20 Years+6%
1,250 OMR
20+ Years+9%
1,360 OMR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Typical Salary Progress for Most Careers

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Motor Vehicle Inspector Salary Comparison By Education

How do education levels affect salaries?

Displayed below is the average salary difference between different Motor Vehicle Inspector(s) who have the same experience but different education levels.

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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 Motor Vehicle Inspector salaries by education level in order to make a comparison.

When the education level is High School, the average salary of a Motor Vehicle Inspector is 610 OMR per month.

While someone with a Certificate or Diploma gets a salary of 710 OMR per month, 16% more than someone having a High School degree.

A Bachelor's Degree gets its holder an average salary of 1,040 OMR per month, 46% more than someone with a Certificate or Diploma.

Professionals who hold a Master's Degree are rewarded with an average salary of 1,360 OMR per month, 31% more than someone with Bachelor's Degree.


Motor Vehicle Inspector average salary difference by education level in Oman

High School
610 OMR
Certificate or Diploma+16%
710 OMR
Bachelor's Degree+46%
1,040 OMR
Master's Degree+31%
1,360 OMR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

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 Oman costs anywhere from 8,850 Rial Omani(s) to 26,500 Rial Omani(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 the thoery. 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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Motor Vehicle Inspector Salary Comparison By Gender

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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 Motor Vehicle Inspector employees in Oman earn 14% more than their female counterparts on average.

Male
980 OMR
Female-12%
860 OMR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Comparison By Gender in Oman for all Careers

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Motor Vehicle Inspector Average Annual Salary Increment Percentage in Oman

How much are annual salary increments in Oman for Motor Vehicle Inspector(s)? How often do employees get salary raises?

Motor Vehicle Inspector

Motor Vehicle Inspector(s) in Oman are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 8% every 19 months. The national average annual increment for all professions combined is 7% granted to employees every 19 months.

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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.

Oman / 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 Oman is 4%.

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 Oman 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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Motor Vehicle Inspector Bonus and Incentive Rates in Oman

How much and how often are bonuses being awarded?Annual Salary Bonus Rate Oman Motor Vehicle Inspector
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A Motor Vehicle Inspector is considered to be a low bonus-based job 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.

71% of surveyed staff reported that they haven't received any bonuses or incentives in the previous year while 29% said that they received at least one form of monetary bonus.

Those who got bonuses reported rates ranging from 0% to 4% of their annual salary.

Received Bonus
29%
No Bonus
71%

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.

Motor Vehicle Inspector Average Hourly Wage in Oman


5 OMR per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Oman is 5 OMR. This means that the average Motor Vehicle Inspector in Oman earns approximately 5 OMR 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.

Motor Vehicle Inspector VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Motor Vehicle Inspector and Automotive monthly Oman
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The average salary for Motor Vehicle Inspector is 21% less than that of Automotive. Also, Automotive salaries are 35% less than those of All Jobs.

Salary comparison with similar jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
After Sales Automotive Manager1,820 OMR+99%
Alignment Technician610 OMR-33%
Auto Damage Adjuster730 OMR-20%
Auto Detailer700 OMR-23%
Auto Parts Manager2,150 OMR+140%
Automotive Assembler640 OMR-30%
Automotive Assembly Manager2,000 OMR+120%
Automotive Body Repairer630 OMR-31%
Automotive Branch Manager2,820 OMR+210%
Automotive Central Planner960 OMR+5%
Automotive Electrician810 OMR-11%
Automotive Estimating Manager1,670 OMR+83%
Automotive Estimator1,340 OMR+47%
Automotive General Manager3,380 OMR+270%
Automotive Inventory Officer610 OMR-33%
Automotive Parts Supplier990 OMR+8%
Automotive Project Engineer1,130 OMR+24%
Automotive Project Manager2,200 OMR+140%
Automotive Purchase Manager2,470 OMR+170%
Automotive Sales1,250 OMR+37%
Automotive Technician630 OMR-31%
Automotive Test Engineer1,140 OMR+25%
Automotive Warranty Administrator1,080 OMR+18%
Automotive Warranty Clerk680 OMR-26%
Car Parts and Accessories Fitter610 OMR-33%
Damage Appraiser1,010 OMR+11%
Diesel Engine Specialist890 OMR-3%
Job Card Opener610 OMR-33%
Lube Technician500 OMR-45%
Master File Maintenance870 OMR-5%
Materials Planner970 OMR+6%
Mechanic660 OMR-28%
Motor Vehicle Inspector910 OMR-0%
Service Advisor1,250 OMR+37%
Service Manager1,960 OMR+110%
Stock Controller830 OMR-9%
Technical Advisor1,210 OMR+32%
Tire Retreader620 OMR-32%
Used Car Manager1,730 OMR+89%
Vehicle Body Maker770 OMR-16%
Vehicle Examiner830 OMR-9%
Vehicle Painter560 OMR-39%
Vehicle Trimmer600 OMR-34%
Welder570 OMR-38%

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Muscat1,080 OMR
Salalah960 OMR

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 Oman earn 7% more than their private sector counterparts on average across all sectors.

Private Sector
1,700 OMR
Public Sector+7%
1,820 OMR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

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