SOFTWARE ENGINEER SALARY IN KUWAIT

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Average gross salary for Software Engineer GROSS SALARY
KWD 28,466
Average gorss salary (USD) for Software Engineer GROSS SALARY (USD)
US$ 98,047
Average net salary for Software Engineer NET SALARY
KWD 23,777
The most typical salary for Software Engineer MOST TYPICAL GROSS
KWD 17,000
  Updated: 18 Dec 2019   Diff. gross vs. net: 16%
  Salary entries: 09

Software Engineer Earnings in Kuwait

Average salary for Software Engineer in Kuwait is KWD 28,466.

Average take home earning is KWD 23,777 (Net).

The most typical salary is KWD 17,000 (Gross).

These data are from our visitors surveys (09 individual salaries).

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Percentage of people Earn this salary or more
11 % KWD 60,000
22 % KWD 50,000
33 % KWD 30,000
67 % KWD 20,000
100 % KWD 17,000
City Avg. gross salary (USD) Salary entries
Kuwait City KWD 28,275 US$ 96,805 08
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  SALARY BY LEVEL   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   KUWAIT

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Salary levels Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
195K US$ 199,351 KWD 60,000
01
175K US$ 179,975 KWD 50,000
01
105K US$ 107,985 KWD 30,000
01
85K US$ 81,278 KWD 24,000
01
75K US$ 71,055 KWD 20,000
01
65K US$ 69,623 KWD 21,200
01
55K US$ 57,718 KWD 17,000
03

  SALARY BY GENDER   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   KUWAIT

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Men US$ 92,700 KWD 27,314 07
N/A US$ 116,760 KWD 32,500 02

  SALARY BY EDUCATION   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   KUWAIT

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Masters Degree US$ 132,915 KWD 38,500 04
Bachelors Degree US$ 70,153 KWD 20,440 05

Software Engineer workers holding Masters Degree degrees enjoy the highest average gross salaries in Kuwait. With an earned Masters Degree, they grosses KWD 38,500. While Software Engineer workers with Bachelors Degree education earn the least, with an average gross income of KWD 20,440. This is 89.46% lower of what Masters Degree degree holders earn.


  SALARY BY EXPERIENCE   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   KUWAIT

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
20+ Years US$ 199,351 KWD 60,000 01
12-16 Years US$ 69,623 KWD 21,200 01
8-12 Years US$ 81,278 KWD 24,000 01
4-8 Years US$ 95,725 KWD 27,200 05
2-4 Years US$ 53,545 KWD 15,000 01

Software Engineer workers in Kuwait with more years of work experience outperform their counterparts with less experience. Workers with 20+ Years of experience earn a gross average of KWD 60,000 compared to KWD 15,000 for their counterparts with 2-4 Years of experience. The difference between workers with 20+ Years of experience and 2-4 Years is 272.31%.


  SALARY BY AGE   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   KUWAIT

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
45-50 US$ 199,351 KWD 60,000 01
27-32 US$ 68,313 KWD 20,240 05
22-26 US$ 107,985 KWD 30,000 01
N/A US$ 116,760 KWD 32,500 02
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  SALARY BY JOB TYPE   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   KUWAIT

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Permanent US$ 87,806 KWD 25,775 08
Contract US$ 179,975 KWD 50,000 01
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  SALARY BY CITY   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   KUWAIT

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# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Kuwait City Software Engineer in Kuwait City US$ 96,805 KWD 28,275 08

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  SALARY BY COUNTRY    SOFTWARE ENGINEER

# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Switzerland Switzerland Software Engineer in Switzerland US$ 133,488 CHF 127,205 19
2. United States United States Software Engineer US$ 105,873 US$ 105,873 192
3. Kuwait Kuwait US$ 98,047 KWD 28,466 09
4. Australia Australia Software Engineer in Australia US$ 82,756 AU$ 88,047 21
5. United Kingdom United Kingdom Software Engineer in United Kingdom US$ 79,574 GBP 53,652 23
6. Norway Norway Software Engineer in Norway US$ 77,053 NOK 615,385 17
7. Canada Canada Software Engineer in Canada US$ 76,120 CA$ 80,068 53
8. Germany Germany Software Engineer in Germany US$ 74,390 EUR 61,223 51
9. France France Software Engineer in France US$ 63,629 EUR 50,597 23
10. Finland Finland Software Engineer in Finland US$ 61,482 EUR 48,364 14

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(3/3)  IT MANAGER


 Posted: 18 Dec 2019

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "IT budget, Infratsructure, ERP."
Individual GROSS salary:
KWD 60,000
US$ 199,351


(2/3)  SENIOR ANALYST


 Posted: 01 Dec 2018

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Software engineer in a international bank."
Individual GROSS salary:
KWD 18,000
US$ 59,805


(1/3)  ANALYST


 Posted: 30 Nov 2018

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Business analytics."
Individual GROSS salary:
KWD 18,000
US$ 59,805


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