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Qatar: A comparison of average monthly salaries received, by nationality group of workers (in US$, selected professions, 2015)

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Western countries Arab countries Asian countries
CEO/MD – Multinational 44,721 45,314 37,393
CEO/MD – Local Company 26,743 24,551 20,719
Human Resources – Manager 12,447 9,683 9,989
Information Technology – Manager 12,901 13,553 10,620
Sales/Marketing – Account Manager 8,370 8,167 5,452
Legal – Lawyer Marketer/Manager 11,567 11,557 9,491
Facilities Management – Manager 10,406 9,112 8,500
Finance & Accounting – Manager 9,664 10,020 7,458
Recruitment – Manager 9,238 9,456 7,631
Healthcare – General Practitioner/ Manager 10,355 11,132 8,802
Real Estate – Manager 11,471 13,022 10,516
Banking – Branch Manager 12,402 10,282 9,335
Banking – Treasury Manager 16,097 14,433 12,445
Banking – Retail/Personal Banking Manager 12,161 11,358 8,623
Media – Advertising Creative Manager 12,914 11,217 8,011
Media – Public Relations Manager 12,806 11,769 7,949
Media – Publishing Editor 9,531 9,336 6,518
Construction – Project Manager 14,594 12,738 10,603
Events – Manager 7,354 7,996 5,748
Executive Secretary/PA 5,714 5,729 3,975

Source: Gulf Business, March 23, 2015

ANNEXED NOTE

1. Technical Notes and Definitions

The Gulf Business 2015 Salary Survey polled the average remuneration for 20 professions and sectors, including finance, real estate and media, across the six Gulf countries.
The 2015 Salary Survey was compiled based on inputs from regional recruitment companies including Nadia, Charterhouse and Michael Page.

2. Institution which provides data

Gulf Business 2015 Salary Survey

3. Data availability

Robert Anderson. “Revealed: The Gulf Business 2015 Salary Survey”, Gulf Business, vol. 19, Issue 11, March 23, 2015.
http://gulfbusiness.com/2015/03/revealed-gulf-business-2015-salary-survey/#.VfwSg_ntmko

Date of access: September 2015.

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