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Advertising / Grapic Design / Events Average Salaries in Muscat 2021

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


Average Monthly Salary
1,770 OMR
( 21,200 OMR yearly)

LOW
840
OMR
AVERAGE
1,770
OMR
HIGH
3,210
OMR

A person working in Advertising / Grapic Design / Events in Muscat typically earns around 1,770 OMR per month. Salaries range from 840 OMR (lowest average) to 3,210 OMR (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 Executive2,060 OMR
Advertising Account Manager2,290 OMR
Advertising Account Planner1,140 OMR
Advertising Coordinator1,520 OMR
Advertising Manager3,140 OMR
Advertising Operations Manager3,220 OMR
Advertising Strategic Planner2,030 OMR
Advertising Team Leader1,760 OMR
Animator1,340 OMR
Art Director1,890 OMR
Artist1,530 OMR
Artworker1,090 OMR
Assistant Art Director1,520 OMR
Audiosual Technician1,110 OMR
Broadcast Administrator2,050 OMR
Catering Sales1,200 OMR
Catering Trainer1,430 OMR
Commercial and Industrial Designer1,090 OMR
Conference Organiser1,410 OMR
Content and Media Production Lead2,060 OMR
CopyWriter1,220 OMR
Creative Designer1,430 OMR
Creative Director1,840 OMR
Designer 1,110 OMR
Desktop Publisher940 OMR
Director of Graphic Design1,800 OMR
Events and Promotions Manager3,160 OMR
Exhibit Display Coordinator1,380 OMR
Exhibit Display Manager1,900 OMR
Finisher1,010 OMR
Graphic Artist1,200 OMR
Graphic Designer1,200 OMR
Graphics Design Supervisor1,660 OMR
Imagery Analyst1,140 OMR
Imaging Technologist1,060 OMR
Interaction Designer1,000 OMR
Media Planner1,610 OMR
Media Production Coordinator1,460 OMR
Media Production Manager2,440 OMR
Media Project Manager2,640 OMR
Media Relations Representative2,200 OMR
Media Sales Executive2,520 OMR
Multimedia Specialist1,060 OMR
Photographer1,000 OMR
PPC Campaign Manager1,940 OMR
Print Production Manager2,030 OMR
Product and Brand Manager3,000 OMR
Sales Promotion Manager2,900 OMR
Sketch Artist1,310 OMR
Social Media Executive2,430 OMR
Technical Typist840 OMR
User Experience UX Designer1,310 OMR
UX Designer1,140 OMR

Advertising / Grapic Design / Events Jobs Salary Distribution in Muscat

Median and salary distribution monthly Muscat 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 Muscat range from 840 OMR per month (minimum average salary) to 3,210 OMR per month (maximum average salary, actual maximum is higher).

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 1,660 OMR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Advertising / Grapic Design / Events are earning less than 1,660 OMR while the other half are earning more than 1,660 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 people working in Advertising / Grapic Design / Events are earning less than 1,120 OMR while 75% of them are earning more than 1,120 OMR. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Advertising / Grapic Design / Events are earning less than 2,290 OMR while 25% are earning more than 2,290 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

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 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 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 Oman 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 Oman who work in Advertising / Grapic Design / Events earn 9% more than their female counterparts on average.

Male
1,760 OMR
Female-8%
1,620 OMR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Comparison By Gender in Oman for all Careers

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

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

Advertising / Grapic Design / Events

Advertising / Grapic Design / Events professionals in Oman are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 8% every 18 months. The national average annual increment for all professions combined is 7% granted to employees every 19 months.

Annual Salary Increment Rate Oman 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.

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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Advertising / Grapic Design / Events Bonus and Incentive Rates in Oman

How much and how often are bonuses being awarded?Annual Salary Bonus Rate Oman 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.

48% of surveyed staff in Advertising / Grapic Design / Events reported that they haven't received any bonuses or incentives in the previous year while 52% 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
52%
No Bonus
48%

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 Muscat


10 OMR per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Muscat is 10 OMR. This means that the average person in Muscat earns approximately 10 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.

Advertising / Grapic Design / Events VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Advertising / Grapic Design / Events and Advertising / Grapic Design / Events monthly Muscat
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The average salary for Advertising / Grapic Design / Events is 6% less than that of All Jobs.

Muscat VS Oman

Salary Comparison Between Muscat and Oman monthly Advertising / Grapic Design / Events
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We compared Advertising / Grapic Design / Events salaries in Muscat and Oman and we found that Muscat salaries are 6% more than those of Oman.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Muscat1,770 OMR
Salalah1,690 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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