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AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR MOST TYPICAL SALARY / YEAR
Gross income
Net (after tax)

3.67 AED = 1 USD

315,374 AED

$85,862 USD
Dubai

313,751 AED

99,172 AED

$27,000 USD

Average Salary / Abu Dhabi

Average salary in Abu Dhabi is 315,374 AED per year. The most typical earning is 99,172 AED. All data are based on 441 salary surveys. Salaries are different between men and women. Men receive an average salary of 338,287 AED. Women receive a salary of 217,076 AED.

The most paid careers are Arts, Culture, Performance with average income 999,802 AED and Media with income 520,102 AED.

Based on education, the highest salaries receive people with Doctorate Degree with salary of 412,115 AED. The second most paid education level is Masters Degree with salary of 400,728 AED.

Different experiences affect earning as well. People with 20+ Years of experience receive salary of 500,635 AED. Employees with 16-20 Years of experience receive 477,495 AED.

Levels / Abu Dhabi (Gross AED)

Salary Levels (AED) per Year Surveys [%]
36,700 AED - 55,099 AED
2 100%
0.45%
55,100 AED - 73,499 AED
24 99.55%
5.44%
73,500 AED - 91,799 AED
21 94.1%
4.76%
THE MOST TYPICAL SALARY
91,800 AED - 110,199 AED
27 89.34%
6.12%
110,200 AED - 128,599 AED
23 83.22%
5.22%
128,600 AED - 146,899 AED
19 78%
4.31%
146,900 AED - 165,299 AED
16 73.7%
3.63%
165,300 AED - 183,599 AED
18 70.07%
4.08%
183,700 AED - 201,999 AED
26 65.99%
5.9%
202,000 AED - 220,399 AED
16 60.09%
3.63%
220,400 AED - 238,699 AED
10 56.46%
2.27%
238,700 AED - 257,099 AED
22 54.2%
4.99%
257,100 AED - 275,499 AED
8 49.21%
1.81%
275,500 AED - 293,799 AED
10 47.39%
2.27%
293,800 AED - 312,199 AED
27 45.12%
6.12%
312,200 AED - 330,599 AED
8 39%
1.81%
330,600 AED - 348,899 AED
8 37.19%
1.81%
348,900 AED - 367,299 AED
16 35.37%
3.63%
367,300 AED - 385,699 AED
9 31.75%
2.04%
385,700 AED - 403,999 AED
8 29.71%
1.81%
404,000 AED - 422,399 AED
13 27.89%
2.95%
422,400 AED - 440,799 AED
6 24.94%
1.36%
440,800 AED - 459,099 AED
7 23.58%
1.59%
459,100 AED - 477,499 AED
5 22%
1.13%
477,500 AED - 495,899 AED
12 20.86%
2.72%
495,900 AED - 514,199 AED
6 18.14%
1.36%
514,200 AED - 532,599 AED
4 16.78%
0.91%
532,600 AED - 550,999 AED
5 15.87%
1.13%
HIGH SALARIES
551,000 AED - 587,699 AED
5 14.74%
1.13%
587,700 AED - 624,399 AED
13 13.61%
2.95%
624,400 AED - 661,099 AED
4 10.66%
0.91%
661,100 AED - 697,899 AED
3 9.75%
0.68%
697,900 AED - 734,599 AED
14 9.07%
3.17%
734,600 AED - 771,299 AED
4 5.9%
0.91%
771,300 AED - 808,099 AED
8 4.99%
1.81%
808,100 AED - 844,799 AED
2 3.17%
0.45%
844,800 AED - 881,499 AED
0 n/a
881,500 AED - 918,299 AED
5 2.72%
1.13%
918,300 AED - 1,285,599 AED
7 1.59%
1.59%

Gender / Abu Dhabi (Gross AED)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Men 350 338,287 AED
2 Women 73 217,076 AED

Education / Abu Dhabi (Gross AED)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Doctorate Degree 21 412,115 AED
2 Masters Degree 136 400,728 AED
3 Bachelors Degree 245 275,110 AED
4 Bellow H. School 3 226,993 AED
5 High School 8 218,913 AED
6 Some College 28 216,709 AED

Experience / Abu Dhabi (Gross AED)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 20+ Years 65 500,635 AED
2 16-20 Years 49 477,495 AED
3 12-16 Years 60 376,486 AED
4 8-12 Years 115 263,724 AED
5 4-8 Years 84 219,280 AED
6 2-4 Years 38 178,877 AED
7 1-2 Years 18 168,959 AED
8 0-1 Year 12 165,654 AED

Age / Abu Dhabi (Gross AED)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 66-70 2 860,226 AED
2 61-65 1 750,035 AED
3 56-60 12 560,506 AED
4 51-55 16 559,771 AED
5 46-50 28 466,109 AED
6 41-45 46 420,196 AED
7 36-40 91 349,673 AED
8 31-35 101 275,478 AED
9 n/a 19 264,826 AED
10 26-30 87 198,711 AED
11 21-25 37 175,204 AED
12 14-20 1 99,906 AED

Work Type / Abu Dhabi (Gross AED)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Permanent 357 326,900 AED
2 Self Employed 8 294,945 AED
3 Contract 71 266,662 AED
4 Part Time 5 217,076 AED

Career Groups / Abu Dhabi (Gross AED)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Arts, Culture, Performance 1 999,802 AED
2 Media 2 520,102 AED
3 Agriculture & Fishing 1 520,102 AED
4 Aviation & Shipping 8 517,164 AED
5 Geography & Geodesy 3 492,187 AED
6 Management & Business 63 485,208 AED
7 Law 3 484,841 AED
8 Engineers & Technicians IV 5 447,743 AED
9 Finance & Banking 32 391,178 AED
10 Engineers & Technicians V 2 381,996 AED
11 Fashion 1 367,304 AED
12 Military 1 366,936 AED
13 IT & Programming 36 334,246 AED
14 Education & University 17 315,147 AED
15 Architect Constructions 12 313,677 AED
16 Public Sector 5 310,372 AED
17 Marketing, Sales, Purchase 18 299,352 AED
18 Human Resources 27 283,558 AED
19 Health Care & Medical 13 282,089 AED
20 IT & Programming II 25 281,722 AED
21 Manufacturing & Labor Workers 4 262,622 AED
22 Engineers & Technicians III 4 260,785 AED
23 Engineers & Technicians 63 253,807 AED
24 Insurance 5 253,072 AED
25 Construction & Labor Workers 22 244,624 AED
26 Engineers & Technicians II 1 240,216 AED
27 Organization & Coordination 5 231,401 AED
28 Making Design 5 213,036 AED
29 Accounting & Administration 25 176,673 AED
30 Health Care & Medical II 9 161,613 AED
31 Hotels & Tourism 8 160,511 AED
32 Customer Services 4 159,777 AED
33 Restaurants, Inns, Pubs 4 132,229 AED
34 Salesmen & Saleswomen 2 128,923 AED
35 Automobile 1 110,191 AED
36 Properties & Real Estates 1 99,906 AED
37 Sports & Recreation 3 65,012 AED

Careers / Abu Dhabi (Gross AED)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Other Aviation & Shipping Career 3 671,799 AED
2 Contract Manager 3 623,315 AED
3 General Manager 5 612,296 AED
4 MBA 3 573,361 AED
5 Operations Manager 8 563,077 AED
6 Finance Manager 8 549,487 AED
7 Director 7 525,245 AED
8 Manager 14 521,939 AED
9 IT Manager 11 509,818 AED
10 Bank Manager 3 485,943 AED
11 Other Education Career 3 459,497 AED
12 Project Manager 6 445,907 AED
13 Human Resources Manager 9 435,622 AED
14 Program Manager 3 422,767 AED
15 University Professor Assistant 3 422,399 AED
16 Construction Project Manager 3 419,828 AED
17 Engineering Manager 7 414,319 AED
18 Sales Manager 5 408,442 AED
19 Big Constructions Architect 3 403,300 AED
20 Construction Manager 3 380,159 AED
21 Risk Manager 2 379,057 AED
22 University Professor 4 358,856 AED
23 Other Management Career 3 351,510 AED
24 Other IT Career 3 314,412 AED
25 Civil Engineer 4 309,637 AED
26 Other Finance Career 3 296,414 AED
27 Other Human Resource Career 4 291,639 AED
28 Construction Engineer Lead 2 290,537 AED
29 Security Specialist 3 290,170 AED
30 Business Development Manager 7 286,864 AED
31 Technical Manager 7 277,681 AED
32 Engineer 22 268,132 AED
33 IT Coordinator 3 256,378 AED
34 Software Developer 4 244,991 AED
35 Mechanical Engineer Lead 3 243,889 AED
36 Insurance Underwriter 3 243,155 AED
37 System Analyst 6 238,380 AED
38 Healthcare Management 7 232,136 AED
39 Other Medical Career 3 226,626 AED
40 Human Resource 8 220,015 AED
41 Banks 4 217,444 AED
42 Java Developer 3 216,709 AED
43 Architect 6 205,690 AED
44 Lead Developer 5 199,078 AED
45 Mechanical Engineer 11 188,427 AED
46 Other Tourism Career 3 185,855 AED
47 Construction Engineer 7 177,040 AED
48 Electrical Engineer 5 174,102 AED
49 Technician 3 172,265 AED
50 Sales Engineer 3 158,308 AED
51 Marketing Executive 2 156,104 AED
52 Piping Designer 2 155,002 AED
53 Human Resource Administrator 5 147,656 AED
54 Restaurant Manager 3 140,677 AED
55 Senior Accountant 3 134,433 AED
56 Office Administrator 3 132,964 AED
57 Construction Project Coordinator 3 114,966 AED
58 Accountant 5 113,129 AED

People's individual salary examples (surveys)

50/50  DP Manager (Woman)
Posted 22 April 2024

What I do?

"N/A and None."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Abu Dhabi High School 0-1 Year Intermediate 367,300 AED

49/50  Assistant Manager Operational Risk (Man)
Posted 22 May 2023
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Abu Dhabi Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years Advanced 204,000 AED

48/50  Senior Architect (Man)
Posted 12 September 2022

What I do?

"Design and coordination."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Abu Dhabi Bachelors Degree 8-12 Years Advanced 240,000 AED

47/50  Hr Consultant (Woman)
Posted 11 September 2022

What I do?

"Consulting in People Development, Compensation & Benefits, Recruitment, Training, Exit, HR Policies, Employee Engagement, Executive Coaching, Business consulting, Finance consulting, grading structure, salary benchmarking. Knowledge and skills Executive coach, Certified in Psychometrics, EMotional Inteligence NLP Practitioner Career enhancement coaching."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Abu Dhabi Masters Degree 16-20 Years Expert 360,000 AED

46/50  Program Associate (Woman)
Posted 04 September 2022

What I do?

"Data and system integration PHP Backend Development (Laravel) Cybersecurity."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Abu Dhabi Bachelors Degree 1-2 Years Intermediate 240,000 AED

45/50  Senior Piping Designer (Man)
Posted 01 September 2022

What I do?

"Senior piping designer."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Abu Dhabi Some College 12-16 Years Expert 150,000 AED

44/50  Intern Developer (Woman)
Posted 01 September 2022

What I do?

"Web and application development System integrations Data security."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Abu Dhabi Bachelors Degree 0-1 Year Basic 198,000 AED

43/50  Talent Acquisition Manager (Man)
Posted 21 July 2022

What I do?

"Talent Acquisition Manager."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Abu Dhabi Masters Degree 8-12 Years Expert 180,000 AED

42/50  Project Manager (Man)
Posted 19 July 2022

What I do?

"Project Mangment."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Abu Dhabi Bachelors Degree 16-20 Years Expert 440,600 AED

41/50  Civil Engineer (Man)
Posted 14 June 2022

What I do?

"Construction and Project Management."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Abu Dhabi Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years Advanced 257,100 AED

40/50  Operations Manager (Man)
Posted 13 June 2022

What I do?

"People, customer and P&L management."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Abu Dhabi Masters Degree 12-16 Years Advanced 540,500 AED

39/50  Vice President (Man)
Posted 19 February 2022

What I do?

"Market strategy, sales, marketing."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Abu Dhabi Bachelors Degree 16-20 Years Expert 1,000,000 AED

38/50  Workshop Supervisor (Man)
Posted 17 February 2022

What I do?

"Workshop."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Abu Dhabi Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years Advanced 110,200 AED

37/50  Project Manager (Man)
Posted 12 February 2022

What I do?

"Upstream Oil & gas EPC Projects."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Abu Dhabi Bachelors Degree 16-20 Years Expert 336,000 AED

36/50  Chief Executive Officer (Man)
Posted 16 January 2022

What I do?

"Management."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Abu Dhabi Masters Degree 16-20 Years Expert 598,700 AED

35/50  Ph. Licentiate (Man)
Posted 14 January 2022

What I do?

"Statistics, management."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Abu Dhabi Doctorate Degree 8-12 Years Expert 475,800 AED

34/50  Project Manager (Man)
Posted 11 January 2022

What I do?

"Project management."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Abu Dhabi Bachelors Degree 12-16 Years Expert 360,000 AED

33/50  Business Consultant (Woman)
Posted 28 December 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Abu Dhabi Bachelors Degree 1-2 Years Advanced 126,000 AED

32/50  Proposals And Marketing Specialist (Woman)
Posted 29 November 2021

What I do?

"Proposals, marketing collaterals, Adobe CC."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Abu Dhabi Bachelors Degree 8-12 Years Advanced 240,000 AED

31/50  Transformation Manager (Man)
Posted 28 November 2021

What I do?

"Organize company Transformation, reporting to Strategy."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Abu Dhabi Masters Degree 4-8 Years Advanced 800,000 AED

30/50  Pmpm (Man)
Posted 25 November 2021

What I do?

"Product."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Abu Dhabi Masters Degree 2-4 Years Expert 661,100 AED

29/50  Area Sales Manager (Man)
Posted 21 November 2021

What I do?

"SALES MANAGEMENT."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Abu Dhabi Bachelors Degree 8-12 Years Advanced 300,000 AED

28/50  Nursing And Education Administrative Assistant (Woman)
Posted 20 November 2021

What I do?

"Clerical, Data Management, Systems Management."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Abu Dhabi Bachelors Degree 1-2 Years Advanced 75,500 AED

27/50  Wfm Manager (Man)
Posted 18 November 2021

What I do?

"WFM staff."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Abu Dhabi Bachelors Degree 8-12 Years Advanced 200,000 AED

26/50  Recruitment Officer (Woman)
Posted 12 October 2021

What I do?

"Admin, recruiting sourcing."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Abu Dhabi Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years Advanced 120,000 AED

25/50  Graduate Researcher (Man)
Posted 08 October 2021

What I do?

"Research."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Abu Dhabi Masters Degree 1-2 Years Expert 144,000 AED

24/50  Surveyor (Man)
Posted 04 October 2021

What I do?

"Hydrographic."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Abu Dhabi Bachelors Degree 8-12 Years Advanced 226,300 AED

23/50  Senior Officer (Man)
Posted 28 September 2021

What I do?

"C&B responsibilities."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Abu Dhabi Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years Intermediate 264,500 AED

22/50  General Manager (Man)
Posted 22 September 2021

What I do?

"Manage all operations of the Company."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Abu Dhabi Bachelors Degree 16-20 Years Advanced 480,000 AED

21/50  Sales Engineer (Man)
Posted 21 September 2021

What I do?

"Sales."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Abu Dhabi Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years Intermediate 120,000 AED

20/50  Mep Chief (Man)
Posted 21 September 2021

What I do?

"MEP and consturction."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Abu Dhabi Bachelors Degree 8-12 Years Advanced 324,000 AED

19/50  Material Engineer (Man)
Posted 20 September 2021

What I do?

"Material Engineer."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Abu Dhabi Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years Advanced 72,000 AED

18/50  Admin (Man)
Posted 12 September 2021

What I do?

"Administration."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Abu Dhabi Bachelors Degree 8-12 Years Expert 188,600 AED

17/50  Senior Process Engineer (Man)
Posted 31 August 2021

What I do?

"Project manager."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Abu Dhabi Masters Degree 16-20 Years Expert 348,900 AED

16/50  Operations Manager (Man)
Posted 29 August 2021

What I do?

"Operations department of a company."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Abu Dhabi Bachelors Degree 16-20 Years Advanced 560,000 AED

15/50  Finance Manager (Man)
Posted 17 August 2021

What I do?

"Monthly & yearly Financial reports to management and Head office, Administration of entire finance activities of the company including banking & treasury, PWC Monthly, Half Early & Annual Audit compliances."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Abu Dhabi Masters Degree 8-12 Years Expert 225,000 AED

14/50  Manager (Man)
Posted 09 July 2021

What I do?

"Logistics."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Abu Dhabi Masters Degree 2-4 Years Advanced 293,800 AED

13/50  Kyc Officer (Man)
Posted 30 May 2021

What I do?

"Compliance, KYC, Customer Due Diligence, Onboarding, Verification."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Abu Dhabi Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years Advanced 96,000 AED

12/50  Chief Executive Officer (Man)
Posted 24 March 2021

What I do?

"Bachelors degree in mechanical engineering."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Abu Dhabi Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years n/a 250,000 AED

11/50  Senior Financial Analyst (Man)
Posted 23 March 2021

What I do?

"Financial analysis, budgeting, forecasting, variance analysis, business partnering, management accounting."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Abu Dhabi Masters Degree 8-12 Years n/a 420,000 AED

10/50  Analyst (Woman)
Posted 23 March 2021

What I do?

"Research insights data analystics."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Abu Dhabi Masters Degree 1-2 Years n/a 416,800 AED

9/50  Head Of Product (Man)
Posted 13 March 2021

What I do?

"Product Management."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Abu Dhabi Masters Degree 20+ Years n/a 420,000 AED

8/50  MEP Manager (Man)
Posted 27 February 2021

What I do?

"Manage and execute."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Abu Dhabi Bachelors Degree 8-12 Years n/a 336,000 AED

7/50  Production Application Support (Man)
Posted 26 February 2021

What I do?

"UNIX, java, oracle SQL, sybase, sql server."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Abu Dhabi Bachelors Degree 12-16 Years n/a 240,000 AED

6/50  Sr Hr Manager (Man)
Posted 25 February 2021

What I do?

"Computer eng Certification."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Abu Dhabi Bachelors Degree 16-20 Years n/a 217,600 AED

5/50  Aircraft Technician (Man)
Posted 25 February 2021

What I do?

"Working on aircrafts. Basic aircraft maintenance license."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Abu Dhabi Some College 4-8 Years n/a 144,400 AED

4/50  Operations Manager (Man)
Posted 11 February 2021

What I do?

"Customer ops, service."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Abu Dhabi Bachelors Degree 8-12 Years n/a 310,000 AED

3/50  Assistant Professor (Man)
Posted 10 February 2021

What I do?

"Master’s degree."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Abu Dhabi Masters Degree 16-20 Years n/a 287,000 AED

2/50  Manager Of Events And Special Projects (Woman)
Posted 06 February 2021

What I do?

"Manage a team of 3 deliver virtual and in-person events, develop strategic concepts, translate the company's message deputy the dead of department."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Abu Dhabi Masters Degree 8-12 Years n/a 345,000 AED

1/50  Occupational Therapist (Woman)
Posted 31 January 2021

What I do?

"Master degree in psychomotor therapy."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Abu Dhabi Masters Degree 8-12 Years n/a 220,000 AED


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