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Marketing Average Salaries in Jeddah 2021

How much money does a person working in Marketing make in Jeddah?


Average Monthly Salary
19,500 SAR
( 233,000 SAR yearly)

LOW
9,030
SAR
AVERAGE
19,500
SAR
HIGH
32,300
SAR

A person working in Marketing in Jeddah typically earns around 19,500 SAR per month. Salaries range from 9,030 SAR (lowest average) to 32,300 SAR (highest average, actual maximum salary is higher).

This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Salaries vary drastically between different Marketing 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
Account Handler13,700 SAR
Affiliate Manager17,600 SAR
Analytics Specialist13,400 SAR
Assistant Brand Manager18,800 SAR
Assistant Product Manager22,100 SAR
Brand Ambassador26,000 SAR
Brand Manager27,600 SAR
Campaign Specialist17,200 SAR
Chief Marketing Officer 30,000 SAR
Communications Officer9,570 SAR
Content Marketing Strategist18,300 SAR
Creative Marketing Lead18,700 SAR
Creative Writer11,100 SAR
Digital Marketing Manager23,600 SAR
Event Marketing22,400 SAR
Localization Manager21,400 SAR
Market Development Manager25,200 SAR
Market Research Analyst19,500 SAR
Market Research Manager22,300 SAR
Market Segmentation Director23,500 SAR
Marketing Advisor18,200 SAR
Marketing Analyst17,900 SAR
Marketing Assistant10,400 SAR
Marketing Associate9,480 SAR
Marketing Communications Manager20,000 SAR
Marketing Consultant23,700 SAR
Marketing Coordinator9,970 SAR
Marketing Distribution Executive23,700 SAR
Marketing Executive25,400 SAR
Marketing Manager30,400 SAR
Marketing Officer10,600 SAR
Marketing Specialist15,400 SAR
Marketing Writer11,200 SAR
Online Marketing Analyst16,100 SAR
Optimization Manager19,200 SAR
Outbound Sales13,300 SAR
Outreach Coordinator13,200 SAR
Outreach Specialist16,400 SAR
Product Development21,100 SAR
Product Marketing Manager24,000 SAR
Product Researcher11,900 SAR
Product Training Specialist15,300 SAR
Project Manager17,800 SAR
Publications Coordinator10,800 SAR
Research Executive21,500 SAR
Sales and Marketing Assistant9,110 SAR
Sales Management Support10,900 SAR
Search Marketing Strategist24,300 SAR
Social Media Specialist16,700 SAR
Spaceman Analyst9,650 SAR
Sponsorship Consultant16,100 SAR
Team Leader17,800 SAR
Telemarketer8,590 SAR
Trade Marketing Manager22,800 SAR
Trade Marketing Professional19,300 SAR
Web Analytics Manager18,700 SAR
Web Content Manager19,500 SAR

Marketing Jobs Salary Distribution in Jeddah

Median and salary distribution monthly Jeddah Marketing
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The median, the maximum, the minimum, and the range

  • Salary Range

    Marketing salaries in Jeddah range from 9,030 SAR per month (minimum average salary) to 32,300 SAR per month (maximum average salary, actual maximum is higher).

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 21,000 SAR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Marketing are earning less than 21,000 SAR while the other half are earning more than 21,000 SAR. 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 Marketing are earning less than 13,500 SAR while 75% of them are earning more than 13,500 SAR. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Marketing are earning less than 28,800 SAR while 25% are earning more than 28,800 SAR.


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 Saudi Arabia costs anywhere from 83,500 Saudi Riyal(s) to 251,000 Saudi Riyal(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.

Marketing Salary Comparison By Gender

Salary comparison by gender monthly Saudi Arabia Marketing
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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 Saudi Arabia who work in Marketing earn 19% more than their female counterparts on average.

Male
20,300 SAR
Female-16%
17,100 SAR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Comparison By Gender in Saudi Arabia for all Careers

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Marketing Average Annual Salary Increment Percentage in Saudi Arabia

How much are annual salary increments in Saudi Arabia for Marketing professionals? How often do employees get salary raises?

Marketing

Marketing professionals in Saudi Arabia are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 10% every 15 months. The national average annual increment for all professions combined is 8% granted to employees every 17 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.

Saudi Arabia / 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 Saudi Arabia is 6%.

Annual Increment Rate By Industry 2020

Banking
2%
Energy
4%
Information Technology
6%
Healthcare
8%
Travel
1%
Construction
3%
Education
5%

Listed above are the average annual increase rates for each industry in Saudi Arabia 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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Marketing Bonus and Incentive Rates in Saudi Arabia

How much and how often are bonuses being awarded?Annual Salary Bonus Rate Saudi Arabia Marketing
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Marketing is considered to be a high 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.

19% of surveyed staff in Marketing reported that they haven't received any bonuses or incentives in the previous year while 81% said that they received at least one form of monetary bonus.

Those who got bonuses reported rates ranging from 5% to 9% of their annual salary.

Received Bonus
81%
No Bonus
19%

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.

Marketing Hourly Average Wage in Jeddah


110 SAR per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Jeddah is 110 SAR. This means that the average person in Jeddah earns approximately 110 SAR 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.

Marketing VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Marketing and Marketing monthly Jeddah
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The average salary for Marketing is 12% more than that of All Jobs.

Jeddah VS Saudi Arabia

Salary Comparison Between Jeddah and Saudi Arabia monthly Marketing
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We compared Marketing salaries in Jeddah and Saudi Arabia and we found that Jeddah salaries are 4% more than those of Saudi Arabia.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Abha17,800 SAR
Dammam18,400 SAR
Jeddah19,500 SAR
Khubar18,200 SAR
Mecca19,100 SAR
Medina18,800 SAR
Riyadh19,800 SAR
Tabuk17,000 SAR
Taif17,400 SAR

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

Private Sector
16,000 SAR
Public Sector+7%
17,200 SAR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

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