Saudi Arabia: A comparison of average monthly salaries received, by nationality group of workers (in US$, selected professions, 2015)
|Western countries||Arab countries||Asian countries|
|CEO/MD – Multinational||46,960||44,747||38,819|
|CEO/MD – Local Company||27,608||25,447||22,171|
|Human Resources – Manager||12,810||12,026||9,754|
|Information Technology – Manager||13,493||13,638||11,343|
|Sales/Marketing – Account Manager||9,523||8,120||6,037|
|Legal – Lawyer Marketer/Manager||12,044||11,819||9,759|
|Facilities Management – Manager||11,122||10,795||8,787|
|Finance & Accounting – Manager||9,898||9,923||7,742|
|Recruitment – Manager||10,029||10,167||7,968|
|Healthcare – General Practitioner/ Manager||12,363||13,239||10,560|
|Real Estate – Manager||12,928||13,830||9,577|
|Banking – Branch Manager||12,542||11,733||11,332|
|Banking – Treasury Manager||15,918||15,328||13,951|
|Banking – Retail/Personal Banking Manager||11,312||10,948||8,909|
|Media – Advertising Creative Manager||14,376||11,417||8,467|
|Media – Public Relations Manager||13,352||11,645||8,825|
|Media – Publishing Editor||9,833||9,428||6,373|
|Construction – Project Manager||15,803||13,412||10,654|
|Events – Manager||8,512||8,030||5,936|
Source: Gulf Business, March 23, 2015
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.
Date of access: September 2015.