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

0.31 KWD = 1 USD

23,312 KWD

$75,995 USD

11,350 KWD

$37,000 USD

Average Salary / Kuwait City

Average salary in Kuwait City is 23,312 KWD per year. The most typical earning is 11,350 KWD. All data are based on 833 salary surveys. Salaries are different between men and women. Men receive an average salary of 23,252 KWD. Women receive a salary of 20,154 KWD.

The most paid careers are Military with average income 42,486 KWD and Law with income 35,216 KWD.

Based on education, the highest salaries receive people with Doctorate Degree with salary of 35,001 KWD. The second most paid education level is Bellow H. School with salary of 26,810 KWD.

Different experiences affect earning as well. People with 20+ Years of experience receive salary of 32,853 KWD. Employees with 16-20 Years of experience receive 29,264 KWD.

Levels / Kuwait City (Gross KWD)

Salary Levels (KWD) per Year Surveys [%]
3,100 KWD - 4,599 KWD
12 100%
1.44%
4,600 KWD - 6,099 KWD
32 98.56%
3.84%
6,100 KWD - 7,699 KWD
34 94.72%
4.08%
7,700 KWD - 9,199 KWD
40 90.64%
4.8%
9,200 KWD - 10,699 KWD
43 85.83%
5.16%
THE MOST TYPICAL SALARY
10,700 KWD - 12,299 KWD
66 80.67%
7.92%
12,300 KWD - 13,799 KWD
65 72.75%
7.8%
13,800 KWD - 15,299 KWD
39 64.95%
4.68%
15,300 KWD - 16,899 KWD
42 60.26%
5.04%
16,900 KWD - 18,399 KWD
33 55.22%
3.96%
18,400 KWD - 19,899 KWD
34 51.26%
4.08%
19,900 KWD - 21,499 KWD
33 47.18%
3.96%
21,500 KWD - 22,999 KWD
45 43.22%
5.4%
23,000 KWD - 24,499 KWD
28 37.82%
3.36%
24,500 KWD - 26,099 KWD
34 34.45%
4.08%
26,100 KWD - 27,599 KWD
27 30.37%
3.24%
27,600 KWD - 29,099 KWD
6 27.13%
0.72%
29,100 KWD - 30,699 KWD
18 26.41%
2.16%
30,700 KWD - 32,199 KWD
19 24.25%
2.28%
32,200 KWD - 33,699 KWD
21 21.97%
2.52%
33,700 KWD - 35,299 KWD
10 19.45%
1.2%
35,300 KWD - 36,799 KWD
14 18.25%
1.68%
36,800 KWD - 38,299 KWD
9 16.57%
1.08%
38,300 KWD - 39,899 KWD
15 15.49%
1.8%
39,900 KWD - 41,399 KWD
8 13.69%
0.96%
41,400 KWD - 42,899 KWD
5 12.73%
0.6%
42,900 KWD - 44,499 KWD
10 12.12%
1.2%
44,500 KWD - 45,999 KWD
5 10.92%
0.6%
HIGH SALARIES
46,000 KWD - 49,099 KWD
8 10.32%
0.96%
49,100 KWD - 52,099 KWD
19 9.36%
2.28%
52,100 KWD - 55,199 KWD
16 7.08%
1.92%
55,200 KWD - 58,299 KWD
6 5.16%
0.72%
58,300 KWD - 61,399 KWD
4 4.44%
0.48%
61,400 KWD - 64,399 KWD
4 3.96%
0.48%
64,400 KWD - 67,499 KWD
9 3.48%
1.08%
67,500 KWD - 70,599 KWD
3 2.4%
0.36%
70,600 KWD - 73,599 KWD
2 2.04%
0.24%
73,600 KWD - 76,699 KWD
5 1.8%
0.6%
76,700 KWD - 107,399 KWD
10 1.2%
1.2%

Gender / Kuwait City (Gross KWD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Men 572 23,252 KWD
2 Women 122 20,154 KWD

Education / Kuwait City (Gross KWD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Doctorate Degree 43 35,001 KWD
2 Bellow H. School 4 26,810 KWD
3 Masters Degree 286 26,504 KWD
4 Some College 50 22,270 KWD
5 Bachelors Degree 428 20,430 KWD
6 High School 22 16,718 KWD

Experience / Kuwait City (Gross KWD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 20+ Years 96 32,853 KWD
2 16-20 Years 73 29,264 KWD
3 12-16 Years 114 26,135 KWD
4 8-12 Years 193 22,516 KWD
5 4-8 Years 160 19,878 KWD
6 1-2 Years 38 19,295 KWD
7 0-1 Year 64 19,141 KWD
8 2-4 Years 95 17,515 KWD

Age / Kuwait City (Gross KWD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 66-70 1 52,057 KWD
2 56-60 11 37,946 KWD
3 61-65 5 35,185 KWD
4 51-55 21 33,467 KWD
5 46-50 49 27,577 KWD
6 41-45 68 27,270 KWD
7 n/a 139 26,412 KWD
8 36-40 123 24,510 KWD
9 14-20 6 22,056 KWD
10 21-25 67 21,503 KWD
11 31-35 185 21,013 KWD
12 26-30 158 17,239 KWD

Work Type / Kuwait City (Gross KWD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Self Employed 13 32,393 KWD
2 Part Time 8 23,651 KWD
3 Permanent 661 23,497 KWD
4 Contract 151 21,657 KWD

Career Groups / Kuwait City (Gross KWD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Military 2 42,486 KWD
2 Law 8 35,216 KWD
3 Public Sector 6 32,976 KWD
4 Health Care & Medical 31 31,166 KWD
5 Management & Business 112 30,952 KWD
6 Engineers & Technicians III 10 27,731 KWD
7 Geography & Geodesy 2 27,516 KWD
8 Aviation & Shipping 3 26,626 KWD
9 Finance & Banking 69 25,951 KWD
10 Properties & Real Estates 4 25,798 KWD
11 Hotels & Tourism 4 25,614 KWD
12 Engineers & Technicians V 5 25,369 KWD
13 Education & University 43 25,154 KWD
14 Fashion 2 25,154 KWD
15 Agriculture & Fishing 1 24,602 KWD
16 IT & Programming II 53 24,387 KWD
17 Customer Services 7 22,914 KWD
18 Organization & Coordination 5 22,822 KWD
19 IT & Programming 80 22,730 KWD
20 Marketing, Sales, Purchase 46 21,473 KWD
21 Security & Fireguard 6 21,350 KWD
22 Construction & Labor Workers 21 20,644 KWD
23 Architect Constructions 27 20,552 KWD
24 Manufacturing & Labor Workers 5 20,522 KWD
25 Making Design 7 19,724 KWD
26 Health Care & Medical II 10 19,479 KWD
27 Engineers & Technicians 56 19,448 KWD
28 Automobile 9 19,448 KWD
29 Salesmen & Saleswomen 8 19,233 KWD
30 Accounting & Administration 97 19,049 KWD
31 Logistics, Road, Railway 8 18,651 KWD
32 Human Resources 53 17,178 KWD
33 Restaurants, Inns, Pubs 10 16,534 KWD
34 Media 5 15,951 KWD
35 Insurance 8 14,356 KWD
36 Engineers & Technicians II 4 13,926 KWD
37 Engineers & Technicians IV 4 12,178 KWD
38 Sports & Recreation 2 7,975 KWD

Careers / Kuwait City (Gross KWD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Director 10 50,983 KWD
2 CEO 4 45,645 KWD
3 MBA 7 45,124 KWD
4 Business Development Manager 8 43,866 KWD
5 Doctor 5 39,295 KWD
6 University Professor 7 36,995 KWD
7 General Manager 12 36,627 KWD
8 Business Manager 4 36,197 KWD
9 Doctor Specialist 13 34,633 KWD
10 Construction Project Manager 5 34,571 KWD
11 Risk Manager 7 34,111 KWD
12 Marketing Manager 7 34,050 KWD
13 Operations Manager 11 33,160 KWD
14 Investment Manager 6 32,731 KWD
15 University Professor Assistant 12 31,933 KWD
16 Oil & Gas Engineer 6 30,706 KWD
17 IT Manager 23 30,246 KWD
18 CPA - Certified Public Accountant 5 30,031 KWD
19 Software Engineer 8 29,663 KWD
20 Account Manager 6 29,019 KWD
21 Sales Manager 7 28,037 KWD
22 Lead Developer 5 27,117 KWD
23 Healthcare Management 7 27,056 KWD
24 Banks 6 26,166 KWD
25 Chartered Accountant 26 25,461 KWD
26 Finance Manager 11 24,387 KWD
27 Project Manager 9 24,264 KWD
28 Manager 27 23,681 KWD
29 Network Specialist 7 23,191 KWD
30 Retail Store Manager 4 21,227 KWD
31 Engineer 28 20,951 KWD
32 Mechanical Engineer 10 20,829 KWD
33 Other Education Career 4 20,583 KWD
34 Financial Analyst 16 20,552 KWD
35 Construction Engineer 9 20,184 KWD
36 Human Resources Manager 27 20,092 KWD
37 IT Project Manager 14 19,939 KWD
38 Electrical Engineer Lead 4 19,908 KWD
39 Lecturer 4 19,233 KWD
40 .NET Developer 4 18,528 KWD
41 Other IT Career 6 18,098 KWD
42 Salesmen or Saleswomen 4 16,810 KWD
43 Software Developer 13 16,626 KWD
44 Electrical Engineer 6 16,258 KWD
45 Assistant Manager 7 16,166 KWD
46 Human Resource 11 16,012 KWD
47 IT Coordinator 8 15,430 KWD
48 Restaurant Manager 4 15,215 KWD
49 Teacher 4 14,417 KWD
50 Architect 19 13,804 KWD
51 Other Human Resource Career 7 13,067 KWD
52 Accountant 17 13,006 KWD
53 Other Administration Career 5 12,730 KWD
54 Sales Engineer 4 12,730 KWD
55 Human Resource Coordinator 7 12,362 KWD
56 Accountant Executive 5 10,859 KWD
57 Marketing Executive 6 10,307 KWD
58 Senior Accountant 8 8,221 KWD

People's individual salary examples (surveys)

50/50  Senior Architect (Woman)
Posted 20 May 2024

What I do?

"Meeting Clients, Designing and preparing Working Drawings (including Coordination of Architectural, Structural, HVAC, Plumbing / Fir Protection and Electrical Discipline drawings)."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Kuwait City Masters Degree 8-12 Years Expert 14,400 KWD

49/50  Ass Prof DR (Woman)
Posted 23 April 2024

What I do?

"Teaching."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Kuwait City Doctorate Degree 12-16 Years Expert 30,500 KWD

48/50  Project Manager (Man)
Posted 13 September 2022

What I do?

"Informatica, unix, Oracle, AWS."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Kuwait City Masters Degree 8-12 Years Advanced 23,900 KWD

47/50  Senior Accountant (Man)
Posted 10 September 2022

What I do?

"Audit."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Kuwait City Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years Intermediate 9,000 KWD

46/50  Senior Accountant (Man)
Posted 09 September 2022

What I do?

"Invoicing, purchasing, receivable accounts, payable accounts, auditing, reconciliations, p&l preparing, inventory control, manufacturing process."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Kuwait City Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years Intermediate 7,200 KWD

45/50  Accountant (Man)
Posted 06 September 2022

What I do?

"Making bank re-cancellation making transfers between the company accounts fix-deposit - loans."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Kuwait City Bachelors Degree 16-20 Years Expert 13,100 KWD

44/50  Hr Business Partner (Man)
Posted 31 August 2022

What I do?

"17 years of experience with all aspects of HR like Recruitment, Payroll, Performance management Etc. . ."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Kuwait City Masters Degree 12-16 Years Expert 11,700 KWD

43/50  Medical (Man)
Posted 31 August 2022

What I do?

"Health and medical."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Kuwait City Bachelors Degree 8-12 Years Advanced 70,100 KWD

42/50  Sr. Hr Officer (Man)
Posted 26 July 2022

What I do?

"Sr. HR Officer."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Kuwait City Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years Advanced 9,200 KWD

41/50  Human Resource Manager (Man)
Posted 24 July 2022

What I do?

"Strategic."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Kuwait City Masters Degree 8-12 Years Expert 12,800 KWD

40/50  Associate Professor (Man)
Posted 20 July 2022

What I do?

"Communications."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Kuwait City Doctorate Degree 16-20 Years Expert 29,900 KWD

39/50  Automation Engineer (Man)
Posted 18 July 2022

What I do?

"PLC Programmer."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Kuwait City Bachelors Degree 8-12 Years Advanced 15,500 KWD

38/50  Sap Fico Consultant (Man)
Posted 17 June 2022

What I do?

"SAP Consulting."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Kuwait City Masters Degree 12-16 Years Expert 18,400 KWD

37/50  Group Human Resources Manager (Man)
Posted 12 June 2022

What I do?

"Handling ALL HR RElated matters within the group."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Kuwait City Masters Degree 8-12 Years Expert 19,900 KWD

36/50  Head Of Hr (Man)
Posted 08 April 2022

What I do?

"HR tasks Payroll Comp and Ben Recruitment Budgeting Structuring Drafting Policies."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Kuwait City Masters Degree 4-8 Years Advanced 18,300 KWD

35/50  Master (Man)
Posted 07 April 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Kuwait City Some College 0-1 Year Intermediate 33,700 KWD

34/50  Fashionman (Man)
Posted 22 March 2022

What I do?

"Dresses."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Kuwait City Doctorate Degree 4-8 Years Expert 30,400 KWD

33/50  Head Of Hr Workforce And Successfactors Systems Management (Man)
Posted 19 March 2022

What I do?

"Manage SAP Susscessfactors Systems Manage compensation and benefits Provide Group HR MIS."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Kuwait City Bachelors Degree 12-16 Years Expert 48,700 KWD

32/50  Chairman Office Manager (Man)
Posted 17 March 2022

What I do?

"Look after all the matter of chairman offices."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Kuwait City Masters Degree 12-16 Years Advanced 12,200 KWD

31/50  Cost Control Engineer (Man)
Posted 16 March 2022

What I do?

"Project Controls Estimation and QS."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Kuwait City Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years Intermediate 8,500 KWD

30/50  Architect (Man)
Posted 06 March 2022

What I do?

"Architect."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Kuwait City Masters Degree 0-1 Year Intermediate 8,800 KWD

29/50  Architect (Man)
Posted 16 February 2022

What I do?

"Design and construction."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Kuwait City Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years Advanced 16,200 KWD

28/50  Architect (Woman)
Posted 11 February 2022

What I do?

"Designing buildings to create unique and well-organized structures."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Kuwait City Bachelors Degree 0-1 Year Advanced 13,600 KWD

27/50  Academic (Woman)
Posted 16 January 2022

What I do?

"Coordination."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Kuwait City Bachelors Degree 16-20 Years Advanced 6,100 KWD

26/50  S. Accountant (Man)
Posted 13 January 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Kuwait City Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years Advanced 7,100 KWD

25/50  Recruitment Specialist (Man)
Posted 12 January 2022

What I do?

"Recruitment."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Kuwait City Bachelors Degree 8-12 Years Advanced 12,200 KWD

24/50  Head Of Engineering (Man)
Posted 10 January 2022

What I do?

"Engireening."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Kuwait City Masters Degree 4-8 Years Advanced 35,500 KWD

23/50  Hr Manager (Man)
Posted 26 December 2021

What I do?

"All hr function."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Kuwait City Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years Advanced 12,200 KWD

22/50  Financial Office (Man)
Posted 18 November 2021

What I do?

"Auditing."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Kuwait City Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years Intermediate 17,600 KWD

21/50  Ph. D (Man)
Posted 26 October 2021

What I do?

"Engineering, Electronics."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Kuwait City Doctorate Degree 2-4 Years Advanced 42,600 KWD

20/50  Asset Coordinator (Woman)
Posted 02 October 2021

What I do?

"Asset and product coordinator."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Kuwait City Masters Degree 1-2 Years Basic 23,300 KWD

19/50  Maintenance Manager (Man)
Posted 15 September 2021

What I do?

"Facility manager."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Kuwait City Masters Degree 16-20 Years Expert 22,300 KWD

18/50  Human Resource Manager (Man)
Posted 13 September 2021

What I do?

"Managing all activities Talent Acquisition, Talent Management, Training and Development, HR admin Services."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Kuwait City Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years Intermediate 12,200 KWD

17/50  Hr Manager (Man)
Posted 31 August 2021

What I do?

"HR General, salaries, contracts, on boarding,."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Kuwait City Masters Degree 12-16 Years Advanced 20,100 KWD

16/50  Coordinator (Man)
Posted 12 July 2021

What I do?

"HR Generalist."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Kuwait City Bachelors Degree 12-16 Years Expert 6,100 KWD

15/50  Assistant Manager - Risk Advisory (Man)
Posted 10 July 2021

What I do?

"Internal audit Risk management policies and procedures AML."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Kuwait City Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years Advanced 15,800 KWD

14/50  Business Development Manager (Man)
Posted 28 June 2021

What I do?

"Management, Leadership, Negotiation, Relationship Building."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Kuwait City Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years Advanced 12,200 KWD

13/50  Finance Manager And Admin Manager (Woman)
Posted 25 April 2021

What I do?

"Managing everything in the office."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Kuwait City Masters Degree 12-16 Years Advanced 19,500 KWD

12/50  IT Director (Man)
Posted 12 March 2021

What I do?

"Craft IT Strategy Deliver IT service to external/internal users Report to higher management."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Kuwait City Bachelors Degree 20+ Years n/a 30,400 KWD

11/50  Assistant Manager (Woman)
Posted 28 February 2021

What I do?

"Acting as HR manager."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Kuwait City Bachelors Degree 20+ Years n/a 10,100 KWD

10/50  Civil Engineer (Man)
Posted 15 February 2021

What I do?

"Project management Site engineer."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Kuwait City Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years n/a 34,500 KWD

9/50  Pizza Chef (Man)
Posted 29 January 2021

What I do?

"Making pizza pastry and coffee."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Kuwait City Bachelors Degree 8-12 Years n/a 4,400 KWD

8/50  Associate Professor (Woman)
Posted 07 January 2021

What I do?

"Teaching Research."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Kuwait City Doctorate Degree 16-20 Years n/a 30,400 KWD

7/50  Restaurant Operations Manager (Man)
Posted 03 January 2021

What I do?

"25 years of experience in my carrier."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Kuwait City Bachelors Degree 20+ Years n/a 20,100 KWD

6/50  Analyst (Man)
Posted 21 December 2020

What I do?

"Reports for the executive team Following up with teams."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Kuwait City Bachelors Degree 12-16 Years n/a 9,900 KWD

5/50  Engineer (Man)
Posted 20 December 2020

What I do?

"Engineering, services, contracts."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Kuwait City Bachelors Degree 20+ Years n/a 13,100 KWD

4/50  Finance Manager (Man)
Posted 19 December 2020

What I do?

"Financial modelling."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Kuwait City Masters Degree 4-8 Years n/a 26,000 KWD

3/50  Project Manager (Man)
Posted 01 December 2020

What I do?

"• Oversee projects from beginning to end • Determine the necessary equipment, materials, and manpower needed • Keep track of inventory, tools and equipment • Ensure supplies and equipment are ordered and delivered according to schedule • Prepare reports regarding job status • Resolve any problems that may arise • Ensure compliance with safety regulations and building codes • Evaluate risks • Train and mentor construction workers and construction laborers depending on the size of the • project • Collaborate with subcontractors, engineers, architects and key team members of the project team • Negotiate with external vendors on contract agreements • Plan all construction operations and schedule intermediate phases to ensure deadlines will be met • Keep all stakeholders aware of the progress on projects and prepare progress reports regularly • Conduct site checks to monitor progress and quality standards."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Kuwait City Bachelors Degree 20+ Years n/a 32,700 KWD

2/50  Pediatric Registrar (Woman)
Posted 24 November 2020

What I do?

"Registrar Pediatric."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Kuwait City Doctorate Degree 8-12 Years n/a 17,000 KWD

1/50  Project Manager (Man)
Posted 17 October 2020

What I do?

"Project Manager."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Kuwait City Bachelors Degree 8-12 Years n/a 18,400 KWD


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