IT & TELECOMMUNICATION SALARY IN SAUDI ARABIA

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Average gross salary for IT & Telecommunication GROSS SALARY
SAR 200,079
Average gorss salary (USD) for IT & Telecommunication GROSS SALARY (USD)
US$ 53,353
Average net salary for IT & Telecommunication NET SALARY
SAR 174,300
The most typical salary for IT & Telecommunication MOST TYPICAL GROSS
SAR 96,438
  Updated: 14 Sep 2020   Diff. gross vs. net: 12%
  Salary entries: 110

IT & Telecommunication Earnings in Saudi Arabia

Average salary for IT & Telecommunication in Saudi Arabia is SAR 200,079.

Average take home earning is SAR 174,300 (Net).

The most typical salary is SAR 96,438 (Gross).

These data are from our visitors surveys (110 individual salaries).

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Percentage of people Earn this salary or more
8 % SAR 433,613
14 % SAR 401,666
20 % SAR 300,000
55 % SAR 172,760
84 % SAR 96,438
91 % SAR 57,750
100 % SAR 18,603
Career Avg. gross salary (USD) Salary entries
IT Manager SAR 275,692 US$ 73,518 26
IT Project Manager SAR 248,892 US$ 66,372 23
Software Developer SAR 153,784 US$ 41,007 18
Lead Developer SAR 189,416 US$ 50,507 06
IT Coordinator SAR 139,838 US$ 37,286 06
Data-warehouse Engineer SAR 210,500 US$ 56,113 04
Database Administrator SAR 195,113 US$ 52,034 04
Java Developer SAR 124,250 US$ 33,134 04
Web Developer SAR 77,625 US$ 20,700 04
Database Developer SAR 102,666 US$ 27,364 03
City Avg. gross salary (USD) Salary entries
Riyadh SAR 210,731 US$ 56,191 62
Jeddah SAR 189,492 US$ 50,531 32
Dammam SAR 187,359 US$ 49,966 11
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  SALARY BY LEVEL   IT & TELECOMMUNICATION   SAUDI ARABIA

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Salary levels Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
More US$ 218,658 SAR 820,000
01
165K US$ 167,484 SAR 628,000
01
145K US$ 145,494 SAR 545,666
03
115K US$ 115,608 SAR 433,613
04
105K US$ 107,113 SAR 401,666
06
95K US$ 94,673 SAR 355,000
04
85K US$ 80,008 SAR 300,000
03
75K US$ 77,328 SAR 290,000
02
65K US$ 65,184 SAR 244,461
13
55K US$ 55,029 SAR 206,368
09
45K US$ 46,069 SAR 172,760
14
35K US$ 37,236 SAR 139,643
16
25K US$ 25,717 SAR 96,438
16
15K US$ 15,401 SAR 57,750
08
Less US$ 4,961 SAR 18,603
10

  SALARY BY GENDER   IT & TELECOMMUNICATION   SAUDI ARABIA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Men US$ 54,302 SAR 203,639 94
Women US$ 37,805 SAR 141,760 05
N/A US$ 52,310 SAR 196,167 11

  SALARY BY EDUCATION   IT & TELECOMMUNICATION   SAUDI ARABIA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Doctorate Degree US$ 119,916 SAR 450,000 01
Masters Degree US$ 57,521 SAR 215,694 29
Bachelors Degree US$ 49,669 SAR 186,268 75
Some College US$ 51,767 SAR 194,113 04
High School US$ 148,549 SAR 557,000 01

IT & Telecommunication workers holding High School degrees enjoy the highest average gross salaries in Saudi Arabia. With an earned High School, they grosses SAR 557,000. While IT & Telecommunication workers with Bachelors Degree education earn the least, with an average gross income of SAR 186,268. This is 199.08% lower of what High School degree holders earn.


  SALARY BY EXPERIENCE   IT & TELECOMMUNICATION   SAUDI ARABIA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
20+ Years US$ 108,646 SAR 407,454 12
16-20 Years US$ 92,061 SAR 345,222 09
12-16 Years US$ 59,721 SAR 223,950 20
8-12 Years US$ 39,443 SAR 147,929 26
4-8 Years US$ 40,021 SAR 150,084 22
2-4 Years US$ 34,458 SAR 129,215 13
1-2 Years US$ 22,573 SAR 84,666 03
0-1 Year US$ 24,080 SAR 90,300 05

IT & Telecommunication workers in Saudi Arabia with more years of work experience outperform their counterparts with less experience. Workers with 20+ Years of experience earn a gross average of SAR 407,454 compared to SAR 84,666 for their counterparts with 1-2 Years of experience. The difference between workers with 20+ Years of experience and 1-2 Years is 381.31%.


  SALARY BY AGE   IT & TELECOMMUNICATION   SAUDI ARABIA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
63-68 US$ 118,533 SAR 444,454 01
57-62 US$ 218,658 SAR 820,000 01
51-56 US$ 107,606 SAR 403,500 02
45-50 US$ 105,188 SAR 394,500 04
39-44 US$ 76,438 SAR 286,650 20
33-38 US$ 45,388 SAR 170,200 25
27-32 US$ 38,814 SAR 145,567 32
22-26 US$ 29,624 SAR 111,092 14
N/A US$ 52,310 SAR 196,167 11
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  SALARY BY CAREER   IT & TELECOMMUNICATION   SAUDI ARABIA

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# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. IT Manager US$ 73,518 SAR 275,692 26
2. IT Project Manager US$ 66,372 SAR 248,892 23
3. Share-point Administrator US$ 63,714 SAR 239,000 02
4. Data-warehouse Engineer US$ 56,113 SAR 210,500 04
5. Database Administrator US$ 52,034 SAR 195,113 04
6. Lead Developer US$ 50,507 SAR 189,416 06
7. J2EE Developer US$ 47,999 SAR 180,001 01
8. PHP Developer US$ 41,024 SAR 153,846 01
9. Software Developer US$ 41,007 SAR 153,784 18
10. VB.NET Developer US$ 37,545 SAR 140,800 01
11. IT Coordinator US$ 37,286 SAR 139,838 06
12. Java Developer US$ 33,134 SAR 124,250 04
13. Database Developer US$ 27,364 SAR 102,666 03
14. ASP.NET Developer US$ 27,197 SAR 102,000 01
15. Web Administrator US$ 26,666 SAR 100,000 01
16. C-Sharp Developer US$ 26,666 SAR 100,000 01
17. C, C++ Developer US$ 26,666 SAR 100,000 01
18. MS Office US$ 25,603 SAR 96,000 01
19. .NET Developer US$ 24,532 SAR 92,000 02
20. Web Developer US$ 20,700 SAR 77,625 04

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In Saudi Arabia economy, IT Manager is on the top list of highest earners, earning an average gross salary of SAR 275,692. IT Project Manager and Share-point Administrator follow, earning SAR 248,892 and SAR 239,000, respectively. Web Developer earn a gross annual average of SAR 77,625, while .NET Developer earn SAR 92,000. The gap between the lowest and the highest paid careers is 255.16%.


  SALARY BY JOB TYPE   IT & TELECOMMUNICATION   SAUDI ARABIA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Permanent US$ 54,380 SAR 203,932 82
Contract US$ 44,550 SAR 167,053 25
Self Employed US$ 98,638 SAR 370,000 03
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  SALARY BY CITY   IT & TELECOMMUNICATION   SAUDI ARABIA

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# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Riyadh IT & Telecommunication in Riyadh US$ 56,191 SAR 210,731 62
2. Jeddah IT & Telecommunication in Jeddah US$ 50,531 SAR 189,492 32
3. Dammam IT & Telecommunication in Dammam US$ 49,966 SAR 187,359 11

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  SALARY BY COUNTRY    IT & TELECOMMUNICATION

# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Switzerland Switzerland IT & Telecommunication in Switzerland US$ 128,809 CHF 123,504 154
2. Australia Australia IT & Telecommunication in Australia US$ 93,888 AU$ 106,615 288
3. United States United States IT & Telecommunication US$ 89,430 US$ 89,430 1,440
4. Norway Norway IT & Telecommunication in Norway US$ 85,631 NOK 663,598 158
5. United Kingdom United Kingdom IT & Telecommunication in United Kingdom US$ 79,790 GBP 53,961 456
6. Germany Germany IT & Telecommunication in Germany US$ 74,892 EUR 61,901 443
7. Finland Finland IT & Telecommunication in Finland US$ 71,904 EUR 59,393 131
8. Canada Canada IT & Telecommunication in Canada US$ 71,069 CA$ 79,640 391
9. France France IT & Telecommunication in France US$ 64,535 EUR 52,375 164
10. Italy Italy IT & Telecommunication in Italy US$ 55,417 EUR 44,733 189

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(57/57)  HEAD OF BUSINESS SYSTEM


 Posted: 14 Sep 2020

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Oracle ERP Consultant."
Individual GROSS salary:
SAR 222,000
US$ 59,163


(56/57)  DATA ARCHITECT


 Posted: 29 Aug 2020

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Business and Data Analysis , Reporting , Customer experience , Fintech."
Individual GROSS salary:
SAR 540,000
US$ 143,911


(55/57)  SENIOR SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 23 Aug 2020

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "Team leader and PMP."
Individual GROSS salary:
SAR 178,000
US$ 47,437


(54/57)  IT TEAM LEADER


 Posted: 19 Aug 2020

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Project management Erp Network System."
Individual GROSS salary:
SAR 240,000
US$ 63,960


(53/57)  DATA INTEGRITY


 Posted: 15 Jul 2020

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Paython language course, database design & development System analysis and design."
Individual GROSS salary:
SAR 98,000
US$ 26,117


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(52/57)  SQL DEVELOPER


 Posted: 27 Jun 2020

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "Sql developer and project coordinator."
Individual GROSS salary:
SAR 150,000
US$ 39,975


(51/57)  SENIOR CONSULTANT


 Posted: 29 Mar 2020

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Cognos, SQL, Tableau, SAS and Python."
Individual GROSS salary:
SAR 213,312
US$ 56,848


(50/57)  IT MANAGER


 Posted: 05 Mar 2020

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "I 'm a PMP Certified Microsoft Certified Professional, Microsoft Certified Dynamics Specialist AX Financial, Microsoft Certified Dynamics Specialist AX Trade and Logistics, Microsoft Dynamics AX Technology Specialist AX 2009 and Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012. I have wide experience in IT field, especially in ERP Management, ERP Project Management, IT Project Management and IT Mangement. I managed many implementation projects for Microsoft Dynamics AX, Property Management and Payroll applications for leading trading and industrial companies. I managed comprehensive automation projects to lead companies transformation to total automation over Head offices, warehouses and branches."
Individual GROSS salary:
SAR 28,000
US$ 7,462


(49/57)  SENIOR SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 02 Feb 2020

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Integration lead."
Individual GROSS salary:
SAR 250,000
US$ 66,626


(48/57)  ANALYTICS AND REPORTING


 Posted: 23 Dec 2019

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Analytics, Reporting, Microsoft office."
Individual GROSS salary:
SAR 96,000
US$ 25,603


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(47/57)  WEB DEVELOPMENT LEADER


 Posted: 06 Dec 2019

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Web Development Leader."
Individual GROSS salary:
SAR 180,000
US$ 48,005


(46/57)  ABAP DEVELOPER


 Posted: 07 Nov 2019

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Programming Customer care Incidents sloving Change requests."
Individual GROSS salary:
SAR 190,000
US$ 50,672


(45/57)  NETWORK OPERATION MANAGER


 Posted: 04 Nov 2019

Masters Degree, 12-16 years: "Senior IT with 13 Years of extensive experience in multinational and multicultural organizations, managing customer relationship and building successful business and user experience with excellent project Management skills in deploying large complex infrastructure & operations Projects in medium to large corporates. Able to operate in a global environment managing multiple stakeholders locally or across the region in virtual teams."
Individual GROSS salary:
SAR 260,000
US$ 69,341


(44/57)  INTEGRATION TESTER


 Posted: 30 Sep 2019

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "My scope of opportunity is to deploy and test the network analyzer plugins and testing the sites or boards of different vendors like copper and fiber olts and onts."
Individual GROSS salary:
SAR 205,000
US$ 54,672


(43/57)  PROJECT MANAGER


 Posted: 29 Sep 2019

Masters Degree education, 16-20 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
SAR 250,001
US$ 66,674


(42/57)  SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR


 Posted: 17 Sep 2019

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "I'm working as system administrator. I'm mcsa, mcse and ccna certified."
Individual GROSS salary:
SAR 60,000
US$ 16,002


(41/57)  SENIOR MANAGER


 Posted: 17 Sep 2019

Masters Degree education, 12-16 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
SAR 250,000
US$ 66,674


(40/57)  SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 16 Sep 2019

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Requirement analysis and make full stack develop for web site and mobile App."
Individual GROSS salary:
SAR 230,000
US$ 61,340


(39/57)  SAP ABAP CONSULTANT


 Posted: 12 Sep 2019

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Develop reports Develop output types Enhancements Workflow."
Individual GROSS salary:
SAR 178,800
US$ 47,685


(38/57)  IT PROJECT MANAGER


 Posted: 25 Aug 2019

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Career Profile: IT Management Professional with 12+ years of international working experience in IT Sector. Having excellent exposure in Software Project Management, IT infrastructure & IT security management; vendor coordination; IT procurement; automation of chain job process. My qualifications comprise, ITIL V3 Foundation certification, Project Management Professional (PMP) certification, Engineering Degree in Computer Science from Madras University and MBA in IT & General Management from Assumption University, Bangkok."
Individual GROSS salary:
SAR 216,000
US$ 57,606


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(37/57)  SENIOR SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT ENGINEER


 Posted: 14 Aug 2019

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Nothing nothing nothing nothing nothing nothing."
Individual GROSS salary:
SAR 200,000
US$ 53,339


(36/57)  PERFORMANCE ENGINEER


 Posted: 07 Jul 2019

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Performance of application."
Individual GROSS salary:
SAR 180,000
US$ 48,005


(35/57)  SENIOR PHP DEVELOPER


 Posted: 30 Jun 2019

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Senior PHP Web Developer."
Individual GROSS salary:
SAR 132,000
US$ 35,204


(34/57)  CONSULTANT


 Posted: 20 Jun 2019

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "IT and Management Consultant."
Individual GROSS salary:
SAR 300,000
US$ 80,008


(33/57)  MANAGING PROJECTS


 Posted: 12 Jun 2019

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "Manage projects."
Individual GROSS salary:
SAR 300,000
US$ 80,008


(32/57)  CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER


 Posted: 12 Jun 2019

Masters Degree, 12-16 years: "Manage all IT and software development."
Individual GROSS salary:
SAR 360,000
US$ 96,010


(31/57)  PROJECT MANAGER


 Posted: 03 Jun 2019

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Project managers."
Individual GROSS salary:
SAR 19,500
US$ 5,201


(30/57)  IT PROJECT MANAGER


 Posted: 27 May 2019

Masters Degree, 12-16 years: "Handle server and Cisco switch and firewall, Camera's."
Individual GROSS salary:
SAR 70,000
US$ 18,669


(29/57)  SHAREPOINT DEVELOPER


 Posted: 24 May 2019

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "SharePoint development."
Individual GROSS salary:
SAR 120,000
US$ 32,003


(28/57)  LEAD ADMINISTRATOR


 Posted: 13 May 2019

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "Microsoft Lead Administrator for Applications and DBs."
Individual GROSS salary:
SAR 180,000
US$ 48,005


(27/57)  PROGRAM MANAGER


 Posted: 30 Mar 2019

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Managing it projects."
Individual GROSS salary:
SAR 400,000
US$ 106,678


(26/57)  APPLICATION DEVELOPER


 Posted: 14 Mar 2019

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Application Developing in all aspects of product management including requirement analysis, design, implementation, testing."
Individual GROSS salary:
SAR 96,000
US$ 25,603


(25/57)  QUALITY ASSURANCE MANAGER


 Posted: 12 Mar 2019

High School, 20+ years: "Quality Assurance Manager for 18 years."
Individual GROSS salary:
SAR 557,000
US$ 148,549


(24/57)  IT EUS ENGINEER


 Posted: 09 Mar 2019

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Technical support team leader."
Individual GROSS salary:
SAR 180,000
US$ 48,005


(23/57)  SENIOR SHAREPOINT ADMINISTRATOR


 Posted: 05 Mar 2019

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "Senior SharePoint Administrator."
Individual GROSS salary:
SAR 238,000
US$ 63,473


(22/57)  SAP CONSULTANT


 Posted: 31 Jan 2019

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "SAP CONSULTANT build custom applications based on user requirements."
Individual GROSS salary:
SAR 350,000
US$ 93,343


(21/57)  IT SUPPORT ANALYST


 Posted: 29 Jan 2019

Some College, 20+ years: "UNIX admin, Oracle db admin, End user support 1st, 2nd and 3rd line."
Individual GROSS salary:
SAR 444,454
US$ 118,533


(20/57)  PROGRAM MANAGER


 Posted: 19 Jan 2019

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Managing complex programs and projects."
Individual GROSS salary:
SAR 300,000
US$ 80,008


(19/57)  SAP B1 CONSULTANT


 Posted: 08 Jan 2019

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "SAP B1 Consultant."
Individual GROSS salary:
SAR 156,000
US$ 41,604


(18/57)  SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 31 Dec 2018

Bachelors Degree, 0-1 year: "Web Dev, IT Manager/ Coordinator."
Individual GROSS salary:
SAR 96,000
US$ 25,603


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(17/57)  WEB MASTER


 Posted: 18 Dec 2018

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Web master web master web master."
Individual GROSS salary:
SAR 11,000
US$ 2,934


(16/57)  IT PROJECT MANAGER


 Posted: 25 Sep 2018

Bachelors Degree, 16-20 years: "IT and SAP Project Management."
Individual GROSS salary:
SAR 25,000
US$ 6,667


(15/57)  IT TECHINCAL SUPPORT


 Posted: 18 Sep 2018

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "To maintain the effeciency of the military simulations targets system and other related simulations."
Individual GROSS salary:
SAR 37,032
US$ 9,876


(14/57)  JAVA DEVELOPER


 Posted: 05 Sep 2018

Bachelors Degree, 0-1 year: "Java develop the ability to create and create a unique platform that allows you allows you to you create choose."
Individual GROSS salary:
SAR 60,000
US$ 16,002


(13/57)  SQL DEVELOPER


 Posted: 07 Aug 2018

Masters Degree, 2-4 years: "MSBI DEVELOPER-SQL,SSRS,SSIS."
Individual GROSS salary:
SAR 14,000
US$ 3,734


(12/57)  BUSINESS ANALYSIS


 Posted: 01 Aug 2018

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Handle complete business Analysis solution of company, data warehouse and ERP."
Individual GROSS salary:
SAR 83,300
US$ 22,216


(11/57)  DATABASE ADMINISTRATOR


 Posted: 21 May 2018

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Database Administrator."
Individual GROSS salary:
SAR 110,000
US$ 29,336


(10/57)  IT PMO


 Posted: 10 May 2018

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "I work as IT PMO for the retail banking project in Gulf International Bank in Saudi Arabia."
Individual GROSS salary:
SAR 207,000
US$ 55,206


(9/57)  ETL ANALYST


 Posted: 10 May 2018

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Code development using Informatics PC."
Individual GROSS salary:
SAR 132,000
US$ 35,204


(8/57)  IT DIRECTOR


 Posted: 24 Apr 2018

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Develop digital transformation strategy, Identify and deliver IT solutions to meet business challenges and objectives, Manage IT team."
Individual GROSS salary:
SAR 628,000
US$ 167,484


(7/57)  SOFTWARE QUALITY ASSURANCE ENGINEER


 Posted: 12 Apr 2018

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Testing and Deliver Quality software product based on Business requirement and non functional requirements."
Individual GROSS salary:
SAR 121,500
US$ 32,403


(6/57)  SENIOR DATABASE ADMINISTRATOR


 Posted: 04 Dec 2017

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "I got an opportunity to work in saudi arabia."
Individual GROSS salary:
SAR 12,000
US$ 3,201


(5/57)  SOFTWARE ENGINEERING MANAGER


 Posted: 06 Oct 2017

Masters Degree, 16-20 years: "Managing software engineering teams."
Individual GROSS salary:
SAR 230,000
US$ 61,343


(4/57)  .NET ARCHITECT


 Posted: 02 Oct 2017

Masters Degree, 12-16 years: "Solution architect .NET coding Technical Architect."
Individual GROSS salary:
SAR 350,000
US$ 93,348


(3/57)  ERP PROJECT MANAGER


 Posted: 28 Sep 2017

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "I am responsible for end to end ERP project delivery. My team implements ERP, CRM, HR systems for clients."
Individual GROSS salary:
SAR 204,000
US$ 54,409


(2/57)  SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR


 Posted: 05 Sep 2017

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "Microsoft System Administrator."
Individual GROSS salary:
SAR 160,000
US$ 42,674


(1/57)  SOLUTION ARCHITECT


 Posted: 15 Aug 2017

Bachelors Degree, 16-20 years: "Architect and Design Solutions."
Individual GROSS salary:
SAR 540,000
US$ 144,023


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