Africas Average Salaries By Country

25/04/2022 6:42 AM

According to March 2022 exchange rates, the average monthly pay in Africa is around 758 USD (US dollar). This is roughly ten times lower than typical incomes in the United States and the United Kingdom, which are 7,900 USD and 7,795 USD, respectively.


 


The average salary in Africa, on the other hand, varies substantially from country to country.


 


Please keep in mind that these wage averages are just estimates. Many peoples average monthly wages in Africa may be greater or lower than the average due to financial inequality. Many factors influence average wage estimates, including region, profession, and years of experience.


 


Starting with the highest wage, these are the average salaries in 15 African countries:

Average Salary by Country (per month, in USD)






































































Country



Average Salary(per month, in USD)



South Africa



2,088 USD



Morocco



1,984 USD



Seychelles



1,365 USD



Kenya



1,285 USD



Namibia



1,168 USD



Gabon



930 USD



Nigeria



817 USD



Rwanda



673 USD



Zimbabwe



600 USD



Burundi



576 USD



Libya



492 USD



Zambia



339 USD



The Gambia



294 USD



Ethiopia



174 USD



Sudan



82 USD



Source: salaryexplorer.com


 


African Countries Median Salary


The median salary for a country indicates that half of the population earns less than the median wage, while the other half earns more.


 


Seychelles and South Africa have median wages of roughly 1,365 USD and 1,984 USD, respectively, at the highest end of the salary scale.


 


The following is a list of ten other African countries, along with their median salaries:





















































Country



Median Monthly Salary (USD)



Rwanda



738 USD



Central African Republic



728 USD



Ghana



638 USD



Burundi



611 USD



Mozambique



605 USD



Guinea-Bissau



540 USD



Zambia



361 USD



Madagascar



307 USD



Democratic Republic of Congo



238 USD



Malawi



194 USD



Source: salaryexplorer.com





Africas Average Salary by Profession


The average income in Africa varies greatly depending on the occupation. Here is a selection of Africas most in-demand occupations, as well as the average wage for employees in these fields.


 


















































Occupation



Average Monthly Salary (in USD)



Agricultural Manager



7,500 USD



Mining Engineer



6,074 USD



Structural Engineer



4,600 USD



Investment Banker



3,900 USD



Chartered Accountant



3,800 USD



Marketing Manager



3,500 USD



Financial Auditor



3,500 USD



Veterinarian



2,000 USD



Merchandiser



1,667 USD



Cashier



440 USD



Source: africa.com


 


This article was written by Nicholas Mushayi, a consultant at the Industrial Psychology Consultants. 

Nicholas Mushayi
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This article was written by Nicholas a Super User at Industrial Psychology Consultants (Pvt) Ltd

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