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Average Salary - Nairobi KENYA


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AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR MOST TYPICAL SALARY / YEAR
Gross income
Net (after tax)

129.38 KES = 1 USD

3,899,932 KES

$30,143 USD

905,667 KES

$7,000 USD

Average Salary / Nairobi

Average salary in Nairobi is 3,899,932 KES per year. The most typical earning is 905,667 KES. All data are based on 1,029 salary surveys. Salaries are different between men and women. Men receive an average salary of 4,321,326 KES. Women receive a salary of 3,312,154 KES.

The most paid careers are Sports & Recreation with average income 12,355,888 KES and Military with income 8,539,148 KES.

Based on education, the highest salaries receive people with Bellow H. School with salary of 8,319,200 KES. The second most paid education level is Doctorate Degree with salary of 7,245,337 KES.

Different experiences affect earning as well. People with 16-20 Years of experience receive salary of 8,500,333 KES. Employees with 20+ Years of experience receive 7,219,461 KES.

Levels / Nairobi (Gross KES)

Salary Levels (KES) per Year Surveys [%]
129,400 KES - 258,599 KES
0 n/a
258,800 KES - 387,999 KES
0 n/a
388,100 KES - 646,799 KES
52 100%
5.05%
THE MOST TYPICAL SALARY
646,900 KES - 1,293,699 KES
252 94.95%
24.49%
1,293,800 KES - 1,940,599 KES
178 70.46%
17.3%
1,940,700 KES - 2,587,499 KES
88 53.16%
8.55%
2,587,600 KES - 3,234,399 KES
84 44.61%
8.16%
3,234,500 KES - 3,881,299 KES
64 36.44%
6.22%
3,881,400 KES - 4,528,199 KES
49 30.22%
4.76%
4,528,300 KES - 5,175,099 KES
46 25.46%
4.47%
5,175,200 KES - 5,821,999 KES
29 20.99%
2.82%
5,822,100 KES - 6,468,899 KES
33 18.17%
3.21%
6,469,100 KES - 7,115,799 KES
21 14.97%
2.04%
7,116,000 KES - 7,762,699 KES
21 12.93%
2.04%
7,762,900 KES - 8,409,599 KES
10 10.88%
0.97%
8,409,800 KES - 9,056,499 KES
10 9.91%
0.97%
9,056,700 KES - 9,703,399 KES
6 8.94%
0.58%
9,703,600 KES - 10,350,399 KES
7 8.36%
0.68%
10,350,500 KES - 10,997,299 KES
5 7.68%
0.49%
10,997,400 KES - 11,644,199 KES
5 7.19%
0.49%
11,644,300 KES - 12,291,099 KES
3 6.71%
0.29%
12,291,200 KES - 12,937,999 KES
14 6.41%
1.36%
12,938,100 KES - 13,584,899 KES
7 5.05%
0.68%
13,585,000 KES - 14,231,799 KES
2 4.37%
0.19%
14,231,900 KES - 14,878,699 KES
0 n/a
14,878,800 KES - 15,525,599 KES
10 4.18%
0.97%
15,525,700 KES - 16,172,499 KES
1 3.21%
0.1%
16,172,600 KES - 16,819,399 KES
3 3.11%
0.29%
16,819,500 KES - 17,466,299 KES
2 2.82%
0.19%
17,466,400 KES - 18,113,199 KES
3 2.62%
0.29%
18,113,300 KES - 18,760,099 KES
2 2.33%
0.19%
18,760,300 KES - 19,406,999 KES
1 2.14%
0.1%
HIGH SALARIES
19,407,200 KES - 20,700,799 KES
3 2.04%
0.29%
20,701,000 KES - 21,994,599 KES
0 n/a
21,994,800 KES - 23,288,499 KES
5 1.75%
0.49%
23,288,600 KES - 24,582,299 KES
0 n/a
24,582,400 KES - 25,876,099 KES
6 1.26%
0.58%
25,876,200 KES - 27,169,899 KES
0 n/a
27,170,000 KES - 28,463,699 KES
1 0.68%
0.1%
28,463,800 KES - 29,757,499 KES
0 n/a
29,757,600 KES - 31,051,299 KES
1 0.58%
0.1%
31,051,400 KES - 32,345,099 KES
2 0.49%
0.19%
32,345,300 KES - 45,283,399 KES
3 0.29%
0.29%

Gender / Nairobi (Gross KES)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Men 617 4,321,326 KES
2 Women 384 3,312,154 KES

Education / Nairobi (Gross KES)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Bellow H. School 3 8,319,200 KES
2 Doctorate Degree 30 7,245,337 KES
3 Masters Degree 252 5,990,341 KES
4 High School 12 3,855,554 KES
5 Bachelors Degree 631 3,118,082 KES
6 Some College 101 2,445,301 KES

Experience / Nairobi (Gross KES)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 16-20 Years 72 8,500,333 KES
2 20+ Years 97 7,219,461 KES
3 12-16 Years 103 5,498,693 KES
4 8-12 Years 203 4,373,078 KES
5 4-8 Years 238 2,768,754 KES
6 0-1 Year 42 2,044,220 KES
7 2-4 Years 196 1,901,901 KES
8 1-2 Years 78 1,630,201 KES

Age / Nairobi (Gross KES)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 46-50 47 9,250,744 KES
2 61-65 3 7,775,800 KES
3 51-55 27 7,659,357 KES
4 41-45 94 6,921,885 KES
5 56-60 4 5,848,022 KES
6 14-20 6 5,356,374 KES
7 36-40 169 5,058,798 KES
8 31-35 246 3,570,916 KES
9 n/a 30 2,587,620 KES
10 26-30 292 2,173,601 KES
11 21-25 111 1,785,458 KES

Work Type / Nairobi (Gross KES)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Part Time 9 5,239,931 KES
2 Self Employed 35 4,657,717 KES
3 Permanent 754 4,114,316 KES
4 Contract 231 3,027,516 KES

Career Groups / Nairobi (Gross KES)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Sports & Recreation 2 12,355,888 KES
2 Military 1 8,539,148 KES
3 Engineers & Technicians IV 7 7,529,976 KES
4 Engineers & Technicians V 5 7,400,595 KES
5 Management & Business 156 6,546,680 KES
6 Restaurants, Inns, Pubs 1 6,352,608 KES
7 Organization & Coordination 27 5,382,251 KES
8 Health Care & Medical 21 5,214,055 KES
9 Hotels & Tourism 14 5,110,550 KES
10 Finance & Banking 85 4,942,355 KES
11 Aviation & Shipping 7 4,696,531 KES
12 Logistics, Road, Railway 12 4,605,964 KES
13 Arts, Culture, Performance 2 4,411,893 KES
14 Engineers & Technicians III 1 4,179,007 KES
15 Agriculture & Fishing 4 4,166,069 KES
16 Properties & Real Estates 6 4,153,131 KES
17 Health Care & Medical II 12 4,101,378 KES
18 Media 17 3,920,245 KES
19 Law 30 3,829,678 KES
20 Architect Constructions 16 3,726,173 KES
21 IT & Programming II 34 3,674,421 KES
22 IT & Programming 107 3,260,402 KES
23 Human Resources 110 2,988,701 KES
24 Education & University 15 2,911,073 KES
25 Manufacturing & Labor Workers 9 2,911,073 KES
26 Insurance 16 2,755,816 KES
27 Automobile 4 2,742,877 KES
28 Construction & Labor Workers 15 2,729,939 KES
29 Marketing, Sales, Purchase 75 2,717,001 KES
30 Public Sector 8 2,652,311 KES
31 Geography & Geodesy 4 2,587,620 KES
32 Security & Fireguard 2 2,548,806 KES
33 Accounting & Administration 142 2,522,930 KES
34 Engineers & Technicians 22 2,367,672 KES
35 Engineers & Technicians II 1 2,277,106 KES
36 Customer Services 19 1,953,653 KES
37 Salesmen & Saleswomen 9 1,397,315 KES
38 Making Design 10 1,047,986 KES
39 Fashion 1 724,533 KES

Careers / Nairobi (Gross KES)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 General Manager 17 11,760,736 KES
2 Business Manager 7 11,450,221 KES
3 Director 19 11,320,840 KES
4 CEO 10 10,156,411 KES
5 Project Coordinator 6 8,060,438 KES
6 Bank Manager 6 7,659,357 KES
7 Other IT Career 8 7,154,771 KES
8 Non-Profit Organization 9 6,430,237 KES
9 Project Manager 11 6,417,299 KES
10 Hotel Manager 8 6,223,227 KES
11 Finance Manager 23 6,042,094 KES
12 Investment Manager 6 5,925,651 KES
13 Corporate Counsel Lawyer 13 5,589,260 KES
14 Doctor Specialist 5 5,589,260 KES
15 Logistics Manager 5 5,537,508 KES
16 IT Manager 25 5,395,189 KES
17 Other Finance Career 8 5,201,117 KES
18 Business Development Manager 14 5,071,736 KES
19 IT Project Manager 17 5,058,798 KES
20 Banks 11 4,968,231 KES
21 Audit Manager 9 4,735,345 KES
22 Manager 24 4,683,593 KES
23 Sales Manager 13 4,631,841 KES
24 Operations Manager 13 4,631,841 KES
25 Human Resource Hunter 7 4,334,264 KES
26 Architect 9 3,790,864 KES
27 Human Resources Manager 54 3,777,926 KES
28 Program Coordinator 6 3,557,978 KES
29 Registered Nurse 5 3,557,978 KES
30 Journalist 6 3,532,102 KES
31 Construction Project Manager 5 3,415,659 KES
32 Financial Analyst 12 3,363,906 KES
33 Other Human Resource Career 13 3,338,030 KES
34 Doctor 5 3,325,092 KES
35 CPA - Certified Public Accountant 32 3,286,278 KES
36 Senior Accountant 18 3,053,392 KES
37 Assistant Manager 7 2,911,073 KES
38 Other Public Sector Career 5 2,717,001 KES
39 Other Management Career 10 2,691,125 KES
40 System Analyst 5 2,406,487 KES
41 Marketing Manager 13 2,328,858 KES
42 Software Developer 25 2,225,353 KES
43 Other Administration Career 6 2,199,477 KES
44 Account Manager 9 2,057,158 KES
45 Office Manager 10 1,901,901 KES
46 Accountant 20 1,811,334 KES
47 Engineer 5 1,798,396 KES
48 IT Coordinator 13 1,720,767 KES
49 Purchaser 5 1,707,829 KES
50 Human Resource Coordinator 14 1,694,891 KES
51 Marketing Executive 8 1,681,953 KES
52 Customer Service Manager 8 1,539,634 KES
53 Human Resource 9 1,410,253 KES
54 Accounting Assistant 6 1,397,315 KES
55 Lawyer 7 1,371,438 KES
56 Other Sales Career 5 1,345,562 KES
57 Human Resource Administrator 13 1,060,924 KES
58 Administrative Assistant 7 1,035,048 KES

People's individual salary examples (surveys)

50/50  Hr Officer (Woman)
Posted 21 May 2023

What I do?

"Payroll Recruitment On-boarding File Management HR Policies and Benefits custodian."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Nairobi Masters Degree 2-4 Years Intermediate 1,712,400 KES

49/50  Network Administrator (Man)
Posted 20 May 2023

What I do?

"Experience in network engeneer."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Nairobi Bachelors Degree 0-1 Year Expert 1,141,500 KES

48/50  Architect (Man)
Posted 29 September 2022

What I do?

"Building."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Nairobi Masters Degree 2-4 Years Advanced 2,586,800 KES

47/50  Project Developer (Man)
Posted 13 September 2022

What I do?

"Project management."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Nairobi Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years Advanced 3,282,100 KES

46/50  Finance Manage (Man)
Posted 12 September 2022

What I do?

"General Finance management of the company."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Nairobi Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years Advanced 4,984,100 KES

45/50  Logistics Manager (Man)
Posted 05 September 2022

What I do?

"Logistics, Warehousing."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Nairobi Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years Expert 3,445,800 KES

44/50  Lab Manager (Woman)
Posted 05 September 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Nairobi Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years Advanced 846,700 KES

43/50  Principal Internal Auditor (Woman)
Posted 03 September 2022

What I do?

"Audit ; risk analysis, reports, board reporting."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Nairobi Masters Degree 12-16 Years Advanced 2,819,600 KES

42/50  Advisor (Woman)
Posted 02 September 2022

What I do?

"Advisory services."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Nairobi Masters Degree 2-4 Years Intermediate 2,168,900 KES

41/50  Accountant (Woman)
Posted 26 July 2022

What I do?

"BOOK KEEPING, REPORTING, reconciliation."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Nairobi Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years Intermediate 1,970,100 KES

40/50  Events And Logistics Officer (Man)
Posted 23 July 2022

What I do?

"Travel claim calculation Advance travel allowance calculation Planning for project events."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Nairobi Bachelors Degree 0-1 Year Intermediate 1,318,100 KES

39/50  Accountant (Man)
Posted 21 July 2022

What I do?

"Manage all accounting transactions Prepare budget forecasts Publish financial statements in time Handle monthly, quarterly and annual closings Reconcile accounts payable and receivable Ensure timely bank payments Compute taxes and prepare tax returns Manage balance sheets and profit/loss statements Report on the company’s financial health and liquidity."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Nairobi Bachelors Degree 16-20 Years Basic 1,313,300 KES

38/50  Head Of Department (Man)
Posted 14 July 2022

What I do?

"Research skills and project designn."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Nairobi Masters Degree 2-4 Years Expert 1,763,500 KES

37/50  Finance Manager (Man)
Posted 14 July 2022

What I do?

"Finance and administration."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Nairobi Bachelors Degree 16-20 Years Advanced 5,400,800 KES

36/50  Financial Accountant (Woman)
Posted 12 July 2022

What I do?

"Bookkeeping, auditing, payroll, finance management."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Nairobi Bachelors Degree 0-1 Year Advanced 1,124,200 KES

35/50  Software Developer (Man)
Posted 12 July 2022

What I do?

"Software development."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Nairobi Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years Expert 3,967,900 KES

34/50  Interpreter (Man)
Posted 16 June 2022

What I do?

"Medical interpreter."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Nairobi Some College 0-1 Year Advanced 3,679,100 KES

33/50  Admin (Woman)
Posted 16 June 2022

What I do?

"Admin."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Nairobi Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years Advanced 884,300 KES

32/50  Senior Consultant (Woman)
Posted 14 June 2022

What I do?

"Relocation."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Nairobi Masters Degree 4-8 Years Advanced 3,881,400 KES

31/50  People Manager (Woman)
Posted 14 June 2022

What I do?

"Manage the employee lifecycle."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Nairobi Masters Degree 4-8 Years Expert 3,962,800 KES

30/50  Architect (Man)
Posted 28 May 2022

What I do?

"I'm committed to my work."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Nairobi Masters Degree 2-4 Years Advanced 3,640,000 KES

29/50  Real Estate (Man)
Posted 28 May 2022

What I do?

"Real estte."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Nairobi High School 2-4 Years Advanced 8,075,700 KES

28/50  Financial Analyst (Man)
Posted 14 April 2022

What I do?

"Financial analysis."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Nairobi Masters Degree 2-4 Years Advanced 5,383,800 KES

27/50  Regional Finance Assistant (Woman)
Posted 08 April 2022

What I do?

"Account management."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Nairobi Masters Degree 1-2 Years Intermediate 2,587,600 KES

26/50  Procurement And Administration Coordinator (Woman)
Posted 06 April 2022

What I do?

"Procurement."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Nairobi Bachelors Degree 1-2 Years Intermediate 2,274,000 KES

25/50  Chief Finance Officer (Man)
Posted 26 March 2022

What I do?

"Oversee the finance function of the bank."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Nairobi Bachelors Degree 16-20 Years Expert 16,373,000 KES

24/50  Agriprocessing (Woman)
Posted 09 March 2022

What I do?

"Overall business coordination."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Nairobi Masters Degree 16-20 Years Expert 6,822,000 KES

23/50  Human Resource Officer (Woman)
Posted 20 February 2022

What I do?

"HR Generalist knowledge and skills."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Nairobi Bachelors Degree 1-2 Years Intermediate 615,200 KES

22/50  Head Of Human Resources And Administration (Woman)
Posted 16 February 2022

What I do?

"Manages Entry, stay and Exit, HR and Admin expert, good in Health and safety, Training and Development, CSR and wellbeing."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Nairobi Masters Degree 16-20 Years Expert 6,016,100 KES

21/50  Head Of Hr (Woman)
Posted 14 February 2022

What I do?

"Budgeting and cost management, Business strategy, Development and implementation of Policies and procedures, job evaluation methods, Industrial and employee relations management, counselling, organizational structure, employee productivity and human capital measures and Labour Laws and other employee regulatory requirements."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Nairobi Bachelors Degree 16-20 Years Expert 10,528,100 KES

20/50  Soldier (Man)
Posted 17 January 2022

What I do?

"Warrior tasks and drills pushups."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Nairobi Some College 8-12 Years Basic 8,539,100 KES

19/50  Data Scientist (Man)
Posted 13 January 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Nairobi Masters Degree 2-4 Years Advanced 4,259,200 KES

18/50  Human Resources Manager (Man)
Posted 12 January 2022

What I do?

"Directs and ensures the efficient administration and management of the Human Resources function to include recruiting, training, wage/benefit administration, compliance with statutory requirements and the execution of employee relation activities, in order to provide each department with the personnel, guidance, and support necessary to achieve their customer service and business objectives. Accountable for ensuring a proactive Human Resources environment consistent with profitability objectives."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Nairobi Bachelors Degree 8-12 Years Advanced 1,419,700 KES

17/50  Director Of Sales (Man)
Posted 11 January 2022

What I do?

"Sales and Marketing."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Nairobi Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years Advanced 7,098,700 KES

16/50  Client Service Executive (Man)
Posted 10 January 2022

What I do?

"Underwriting, Membership administration, Portfolio management."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Nairobi Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years Expert 1,538,000 KES

15/50  Online Marketing Consultant (Man)
Posted 04 January 2022

What I do?

"Digital Marketing."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Nairobi Masters Degree 2-4 Years Advanced 1,945,000 KES

14/50  Country Director (Woman)
Posted 03 January 2022

What I do?

"Finance management, QuickBooks, Organizational management."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Nairobi Bachelors Degree 8-12 Years Expert 3,265,400 KES

13/50  Operations Management (Man)
Posted 28 November 2021

What I do?

"Management and system control."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Nairobi Bachelors Degree 0-1 Year Intermediate 4,732,500 KES

12/50  Truck Driver (Man)
Posted 25 November 2021

What I do?

"All, transport cargo safely and efficiently from point A to point B. Class A License USA. Doubles and Triples Endorcement."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Nairobi Bachelors Degree 16-20 Years Advanced 10,350,500 KES

11/50  Manager (Man)
Posted 22 November 2021

What I do?

"Finance."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Nairobi Masters Degree 4-8 Years Expert 1,774,600 KES

10/50  Chief Commercial Officer (Woman)
Posted 18 November 2021

What I do?

"Commercial Mgmt."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Nairobi Masters Degree 16-20 Years Expert 9,127,800 KES

9/50  Director (Man)
Posted 09 November 2021

What I do?

"Chemistry."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Nairobi Bachelors Degree 16-20 Years Advanced 2,839,400 KES

8/50  Finance Manager (Man)
Posted 06 November 2021

What I do?

"ACCA LEVEL 2."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Nairobi Some College 1-2 Years Advanced 2,839,400 KES

7/50  Research And Development (Man)
Posted 04 November 2021

What I do?

"Research Product development Project management."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Nairobi Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years Advanced 5,205,800 KES

6/50  General Manager (Man)
Posted 02 November 2021

What I do?

"Leadership, Management, Finance."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Nairobi Bachelors Degree 8-12 Years Expert 2,129,600 KES

5/50  Global Talent Sourcer (Woman)
Posted 15 October 2021

What I do?

"Sourcing, Project Management."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Nairobi Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years Advanced 6,080,900 KES

4/50  People And Culture Manager (Woman)
Posted 13 October 2021

What I do?

"Lead the people and culture department in strategy, learning and development, recruitment, performance management and administration."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Nairobi Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years Expert 1,746,300 KES

3/50  It Manager (Man)
Posted 13 October 2021

What I do?

"Call Center IT Infrastructure Management, Networks and Systems IT Infrastructure Management, Vendor Management, Innovation Management."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Nairobi Bachelors Degree 8-12 Years Advanced 7,098,700 KES

2/50  Lead Headhunter (Man)
Posted 12 October 2021

What I do?

"Full Cycle recruitment, HR consulting, SME support skills."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Nairobi Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years Intermediate 1,419,700 KES

1/50  Data Scientist (Man)
Posted 07 October 2021

What I do?

"Review & implement academic and industry literature for applicable knowledge. Design machine learning based solutions. Analyze large data sets to generate valuable insights. Advise on data collection and data discovery for machine learning models deployment. Identify novel techniques for business process improvement and automation. Coach more junior member of staff and others on statistical analysis and scientific investigation. Run technical planning sessions with the internal senior team Responsible for the timely implementation of the solution Collaborate with other members AI & Automation and clients."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Nairobi Bachelors Degree 0-1 Year Advanced 2,328,900 KES


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