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)
Average Salary(per month, in USD)
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:
Median Monthly Salary (USD)
Central African Republic
Democratic Republic of Congo
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.
Average Monthly Salary (in USD)
This article was written by Nicholas Mushayi, a consultant at the Industrial Psychology Consultants.