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Average Salary - Saudi Arabia SAUDI ARABIA / SALARY


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

3.75 SAR = 1 USD

261,287 SAR

$69,666 USD
Riyadh

279,642 SAR

101,265 SAR

$27,000 USD
Including "Riyadh"
Excluding "Riyadh"

Average Salary / Saudi Arabia

Average salary in Saudi Arabia is 261,287 SAR per year. The most typical earning is 101,265 SAR. All data are based on 1,311 salary surveys. Salaries are different between men and women. Men receive an average salary of 268,540 SAR. Women receive a salary of 203,655 SAR.

The most paid careers are Properties & Real Estates with average income 535,956 SAR and Insurance with income 427,189 SAR.

Based on education, the highest salaries receive people with Doctorate Degree with salary of 426,439 SAR. The second most paid education level is Masters Degree with salary of 303,421 SAR.

Different experiences affect earning as well. People with 20+ Years of experience receive salary of 462,445 SAR. Employees with 16-20 Years of experience receive 368,680 SAR.

Levels / Saudi Arabia (Gross SAR)

Salary Levels (SAR) per Year Surveys [%]
37,500 SAR - 56,299 SAR
29 100%
2.21%
56,300 SAR - 74,999 SAR
90 97.79%
6.86%
75,000 SAR - 93,799 SAR
86 90.92%
6.56%
THE MOST TYPICAL SALARY
93,800 SAR - 112,499 SAR
113 84.36%
8.62%
112,500 SAR - 131,299 SAR
86 75.74%
6.56%
131,300 SAR - 149,999 SAR
100 69.18%
7.63%
150,000 SAR - 168,799 SAR
58 61.56%
4.42%
168,800 SAR - 187,499 SAR
77 57.13%
5.87%
187,500 SAR - 206,299 SAR
56 51.26%
4.27%
206,300 SAR - 224,999 SAR
45 46.99%
3.43%
225,000 SAR - 243,799 SAR
60 43.55%
4.58%
243,800 SAR - 262,499 SAR
57 38.98%
4.35%
262,500 SAR - 281,299 SAR
34 34.63%
2.59%
281,300 SAR - 299,999 SAR
63 32.04%
4.81%
300,000 SAR - 318,799 SAR
14 27.23%
1.07%
318,800 SAR - 337,499 SAR
22 26.16%
1.68%
337,600 SAR - 356,299 SAR
21 24.49%
1.6%
356,300 SAR - 375,099 SAR
41 22.88%
3.13%
375,100 SAR - 393,799 SAR
13 19.76%
0.99%
393,800 SAR - 412,599 SAR
21 18.76%
1.6%
412,600 SAR - 431,299 SAR
18 17.16%
1.37%
431,300 SAR - 450,099 SAR
13 15.79%
0.99%
450,100 SAR - 468,799 SAR
18 14.8%
1.37%
468,800 SAR - 487,599 SAR
14 13.42%
1.07%
487,600 SAR - 506,299 SAR
30 12.36%
2.29%
506,300 SAR - 525,099 SAR
3 10.07%
0.23%
525,100 SAR - 543,799 SAR
7 9.84%
0.53%
543,800 SAR - 562,599 SAR
6 9.31%
0.46%
HIGH SALARIES
562,600 SAR - 600,099 SAR
20 8.85%
1.53%
600,100 SAR - 637,599 SAR
3 7.32%
0.23%
637,600 SAR - 675,099 SAR
7 7.09%
0.53%
675,100 SAR - 712,599 SAR
24 6.56%
1.83%
712,600 SAR - 750,099 SAR
7 4.73%
0.53%
750,100 SAR - 787,599 SAR
2 4.2%
0.15%
787,600 SAR - 825,099 SAR
7 4.04%
0.53%
825,100 SAR - 862,599 SAR
9 3.51%
0.69%
862,600 SAR - 900,099 SAR
7 2.82%
0.53%
900,100 SAR - 937,599 SAR
3 2.29%
0.23%
937,600 SAR - 1,312,699 SAR
27 2.06%
2.06%

Gender / Saudi Arabia (Gross SAR)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Men 1,101 268,540 SAR
2 Women 106 203,655 SAR

Education / Saudi Arabia (Gross SAR)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Doctorate Degree 65 426,439 SAR
2 Masters Degree 389 303,421 SAR
3 Bachelors Degree 748 238,161 SAR
4 Some College 72 182,277 SAR
5 High School 32 162,774 SAR
6 Bellow H. School 5 85,137 SAR

Experience / Saudi Arabia (Gross SAR)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 20+ Years 172 462,445 SAR
2 16-20 Years 129 368,680 SAR
3 12-16 Years 209 318,048 SAR
4 8-12 Years 296 234,035 SAR
5 4-8 Years 273 177,026 SAR
6 2-4 Years 118 140,271 SAR
7 0-1 Year 47 132,395 SAR
8 1-2 Years 67 129,019 SAR

Age / Saudi Arabia (Gross SAR)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 61-65 6 630,470 SAR
2 56-60 22 516,453 SAR
3 51-55 42 414,812 SAR
4 46-50 75 406,561 SAR
5 41-45 149 358,554 SAR
6 36-40 257 303,421 SAR
7 n/a 104 245,287 SAR
8 31-35 305 225,409 SAR
9 26-30 276 160,524 SAR
10 21-25 73 128,644 SAR
11 14-20 2 109,891 SAR

Work Type / Saudi Arabia (Gross SAR)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Self Employed 22 339,051 SAR
2 Permanent 952 275,291 SAR
3 Part Time 9 241,911 SAR
4 Contract 328 215,657 SAR

Cities / Saudi Arabia (Gross SAR)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Riyadh 576 279,792 SAR
2 --Other-- 49 266,665 SAR
3 Dammam 309 261,039 SAR
4 Medina 21 243,786 SAR
5 Jeddah 302 243,411 SAR
6 Mecca 19 201,030 SAR
7 Tabuk 9 165,400 SAR
8 Taif 3 157,148 SAR
9 Buraydah 7 154,898 SAR
10 Abha 13 153,398 SAR
11 Khamis Mushait 3 72,761 SAR

Career Groups / Saudi Arabia (Gross SAR)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Properties & Real Estates 8 535,956 SAR
2 Insurance 11 427,189 SAR
3 Sports & Recreation 2 420,063 SAR
4 Engineers & Technicians V 19 399,810 SAR
5 Management & Business 169 397,185 SAR
6 Law 13 395,685 SAR
7 Engineers & Technicians II 5 364,555 SAR
8 Geography & Geodesy 1 360,054 SAR
9 Finance & Banking 82 344,677 SAR
10 Military 4 297,045 SAR
11 Hotels & Tourism 17 291,794 SAR
12 Restaurants, Inns, Pubs 2 289,918 SAR
13 Salesmen & Saleswomen 12 289,168 SAR
14 Automobile 7 280,542 SAR
15 Customer Services 8 273,041 SAR
16 Construction & Labor Workers 45 272,666 SAR
17 Media 8 261,039 SAR
18 Engineers & Technicians III 20 253,538 SAR
19 Human Resources 92 250,913 SAR
20 Education & University 61 249,787 SAR
21 Architect Constructions 31 242,661 SAR
22 Security & Fireguard 4 240,411 SAR
23 Manufacturing & Labor Workers 24 233,285 SAR
24 IT & Programming 115 226,909 SAR
25 Fashion 1 220,158 SAR
26 Marketing, Sales, Purchase 75 218,658 SAR
27 Health Care & Medical 46 216,032 SAR
28 IT & Programming II 61 212,657 SAR
29 Engineers & Technicians 157 205,906 SAR
30 Engineers & Technicians IV 16 205,156 SAR
31 Health Care & Medical II 37 199,530 SAR
32 Making Design 12 193,904 SAR
33 Public Sector 4 180,027 SAR
34 Agriculture & Fishing 2 178,902 SAR
35 Organization & Coordination 4 174,401 SAR
36 Aviation & Shipping 14 173,651 SAR
37 Accounting & Administration 99 173,276 SAR
38 Logistics, Road, Railway 23 170,275 SAR

Careers / Saudi Arabia (Gross SAR)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 CEO 11 749,363 SAR
2 General Manager 17 590,339 SAR
3 Director 25 576,462 SAR
4 Bank Manager 7 499,200 SAR
5 Construction Project Manager 9 477,072 SAR
6 Finance Manager 12 419,688 SAR
7 University Professor 11 405,061 SAR
8 Manufacturing 9 390,434 SAR
9 Other Engineer Career 17 376,182 SAR
10 Project Manager 11 372,806 SAR
11 Construction Manager 9 356,304 SAR
12 Other Finance Career 12 355,178 SAR
13 Technical Manager 13 343,927 SAR
14 Business Development Manager 13 342,802 SAR
15 Marketing Manager 8 337,926 SAR
16 Human Resources Manager 45 336,426 SAR
17 Operations Manager 10 325,174 SAR
18 University Professor Assistant 12 315,047 SAR
19 Other Management Career 13 312,422 SAR
20 Sales Manager 11 299,295 SAR
21 IT Manager 28 297,795 SAR
22 Chartered Accountant 10 295,169 SAR
23 Engineering Manager 16 292,169 SAR
24 IT Project Manager 24 276,791 SAR
25 Manager 21 267,040 SAR
26 Certified Management Accountant 8 255,038 SAR
27 Plant Manager 7 250,913 SAR
28 Oil & Gas Engineer 12 244,912 SAR
29 Doctor Specialist 10 227,659 SAR
30 Human Resource Administrator 7 225,409 SAR
31 Pharmaceutical Sales 7 224,284 SAR
32 Financial Analyst 13 222,408 SAR
33 Other IT Career 10 209,281 SAR
34 Lead Developer 8 209,281 SAR
35 Account Manager 15 208,906 SAR
36 Doctor 19 202,530 SAR
37 Other Architect Career 7 200,655 SAR
38 Other Tourism Career 8 198,405 SAR
39 Mechanical Engineer 29 193,904 SAR
40 Teacher 10 193,904 SAR
41 SAP Consulting 7 191,279 SAR
42 Other Human Resource Career 19 189,403 SAR
43 Architect 16 188,653 SAR
44 Engineer 57 181,152 SAR
45 Software Developer 17 180,027 SAR
46 Civil Engineer 9 180,027 SAR
47 Human Resource 8 163,524 SAR
48 Lecturer 12 159,774 SAR
49 Construction Engineer 12 159,024 SAR
50 Electrical Engineer 20 157,523 SAR
51 Software Engineer 7 145,897 SAR
52 IT Coordinator 7 138,395 SAR
53 Accountant 19 136,145 SAR
54 Pharmacist 8 129,394 SAR
55 Logistics Manager 7 118,517 SAR
56 Human Resource Coordinator 9 114,767 SAR
57 Senior Accountant 8 102,015 SAR
58 Technician 10 81,387 SAR

People's individual salary examples (surveys)

Lead Programmer
Posted 08 April 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Riyadh Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years Expert 499,900 SAR

Technology Commercialization
Posted 07 April 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Riyadh Masters Degree 4-8 Years Intermediate 319,900 SAR

B. Manager
Posted 21 March 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Riyadh High School 12-16 Years Expert 249,900 SAR

Architect
Posted 20 March 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Riyadh Bachelors Degree 1-2 Years Intermediate 104,400 SAR

Audit Manager
Posted 20 March 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Riyadh Masters Degree 8-12 Years Expert 359,900 SAR

Senior Software Engineer
Posted 20 February 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Riyadh Bachelors Degree 8-12 Years Advanced 174,900 SAR

Budgeting Manager
Posted 19 February 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Riyadh Masters Degree 4-8 Years Expert 225,000 SAR

Hr Manager
Posted 17 January 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Riyadh Masters Degree 12-16 Years Expert 307,200 SAR

Finance Manager
Posted 14 January 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Riyadh Bachelors Degree 8-12 Years Advanced 297,600 SAR

Bd Manager
Posted 12 January 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Riyadh Masters Degree 8-12 Years Advanced 250,000 SAR

Risk Leader
Posted 11 January 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Riyadh Masters Degree 2-4 Years Advanced 276,000 SAR

Researcher
Posted 09 January 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Riyadh Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years Advanced 108,800 SAR

Operations Manager
Posted 06 January 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Riyadh Masters Degree 12-16 Years Advanced 324,000 SAR

Rf Engineering & Ai
Posted 06 January 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Riyadh Masters Degree 4-8 Years Expert 458,800 SAR

Actuarial Assisttant
Posted 05 January 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Dammam Masters Degree 0-1 Year Intermediate 150,000 SAR

Head Of Hr & Admin
Posted 05 January 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Riyadh Bachelors Degree 8-12 Years Expert 420,000 SAR

Hr Manager
Posted 30 December 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Jeddah Bachelors Degree 16-20 Years Expert 350,000 SAR

Supervisor
Posted 30 December 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Dammam Bachelors Degree 12-16 Years Expert 240,000 SAR

Hr Associate
Posted 27 December 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Buraydah Some College 4-8 Years Intermediate 125,000 SAR

Professioanl Service Engineer
Posted 26 December 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Riyadh Bachelors Degree 0-1 Year Intermediate 174,000 SAR

Senior Researcher
Posted 25 December 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Riyadh Doctorate Degree 8-12 Years Expert 431,900 SAR

Sales Manager
Posted 27 November 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Jeddah Masters Degree 16-20 Years Advanced 240,000 SAR

Financial Analyst
Posted 23 November 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Jeddah Masters Degree 0-1 Year Intermediate 66,000 SAR

Senior Manager
Posted 23 November 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Riyadh Masters Degree 8-12 Years Advanced 420,000 SAR

Rf Engineer
Posted 17 November 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Jeddah Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years Expert 240,000 SAR

Technical Manager
Posted 16 November 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Riyadh Masters Degree 16-20 Years Expert 499,900 SAR

Diagnostic Radiology
Posted 08 November 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
--Other-- Doctorate Degree 2-4 Years Expert 302,200 SAR

Database Administrator
Posted 18 October 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Mecca Masters Degree 12-16 Years Expert 360,000 SAR

Assistant Professor
Posted 13 October 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Dammam Doctorate Degree 0-1 Year Advanced 178,100 SAR

Product Manager
Posted 30 September 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Riyadh Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years Advanced 313,900 SAR

Real Estate
Posted 27 September 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Riyadh Masters Degree 2-4 Years Advanced 188,200 SAR

Internal Audit Manager
Posted 26 September 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Jeddah Masters Degree 4-8 Years Advanced 276,000 SAR

Pharmacist
Posted 22 September 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Jeddah Bachelors Degree 8-12 Years Expert 336,000 SAR

Project Manager
Posted 20 September 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Riyadh Bachelors Degree 16-20 Years Advanced 677,900 SAR

Hr Director
Posted 15 September 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Riyadh Bachelors Degree 12-16 Years Expert 300,000 SAR

Facility Manager
Posted 26 August 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Jeddah Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years Advanced 122,300 SAR

Project Manager
Posted 20 August 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Jeddah Bachelors Degree 16-20 Years Advanced 200,000 SAR

Analyst
Posted 18 August 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Riyadh Masters Degree 1-2 Years Advanced 100,000 SAR

Inv Manager
Posted 11 July 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Jeddah Masters Degree 2-4 Years Intermediate 360,100 SAR

Manager
Posted 10 July 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Jeddah Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years Advanced 228,000 SAR

Service Designer Consultant
Posted 28 June 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Riyadh Masters Degree 2-4 Years Expert 240,000 SAR

Chief Technology Officer
Posted 25 June 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Riyadh Masters Degree 16-20 Years Advanced 695,900 SAR

Financial Controller
Posted 08 June 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Riyadh Bachelors Degree 8-12 Years Expert 182,400 SAR

Financial Controller
Posted 07 June 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Riyadh Bachelors Degree 8-12 Years Expert 182,400 SAR

Professor
Posted 01 June 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Dammam Doctorate Degree 16-20 Years Expert 799,900 SAR

Office Manager Of Engineering Consulting Company
Posted 27 May 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Dammam Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years Advanced 84,000 SAR

Manager
Posted 21 May 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Jeddah Bachelors Degree 8-12 Years Advanced 56,000 SAR

Head Of Logistics
Posted 02 May 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Jeddah Masters Degree 8-12 Years Expert 547,400 SAR

Corporate Banker
Posted 27 March 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Riyadh Bachelors Degree 12-16 Years n/a 384,000 SAR

Facalities Manager
Posted 26 March 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Dammam Some College 8-12 Years n/a 78,000 SAR

ECONOMY / Saudi Arabia

The petroleum industry accounts around 55 per cent of GDP in Saudi Arabia, and around 90% of earnings from export. About 40 per cent of GDP is from private sectors.

Saudi Arabia has around 18% of the world's petroleum reserves. This ranks country as largest petroleum exporter on the world. Saudi Arabia is the leading country in OPEC.

The country is high economically competitive and ranked 13th position according to IFC - World Bank annual report for year 2011.

The largest companies in Saudi Arabia are:
  1. Kingdom Holding Company (Investment),
  2. Saudi Basic Industries Corp. (Petrochemical),
  3. Saudi Telecom Co. (Telecommunication),
  4. Saudi Aramco Mobil Refinery Co. Ltd (Petroleum Refinery)

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