Average Salaries in Sharjah

  • Publish date: Wednesday، 03 August 2022
Average Salaries in Sharjah

Usually, workers in the UAE prefer to live and settle in Sharjah as it is less expensive in terms of living expenses, but what they do not know is that the average salary in Sharjah is not much less than what a worker earns in Dubai and Abu Dhabi. Here is a detailed overview of the average salaries in Sharjah.

Average Salaries in Sharjah

A person working in Sharjah earns around AED 20,400 per month, meaning that half (50%) of the population earns less than AED 20,400 and the other half earns more than 20,400, as for the salary range it is between AED 4,560 and AED 94,000 per month.

Salary Comparison by Education in Sharjah

Higher education contributes to a higher salary, but how much extra money can a degree add to your income? Below are the results of comparing salaries for people with the same job title but different education levels.

  • Workers with a diploma earn 17% more than their peers who have only reached the high school level
  • Workers with a bachelor's degree earn 24% more than those who only managed a diploma
  • Workers with a master's degree earn 29% more than those with a bachelor's degree
  • Ph.D. holders earn 23% more than master's degree holders

Salary Comparison by Experience in Sharjah

As it is known, the more years of experience the higher the wage. The following shows how the wage of a worker in Sharjah increases with the increase in his years of experience.

  • 2- 5 years of experience - earn on average 32% more than beginners
  • +5 years of experience- earn 36% more on average than those with 5 years or less experience
  • 10 years of experience - salary increases by 21%
  • 15 years of experience - salary increases by 14%

Salary Comparison by Gender in Sharjah

Although gender should not have an impact on wages, in fact, it does, with male employees in the UAE generally earning 7% more than their female counterparts in all sectors, and when applying this to average salaries in Sharjah, we find that males are given an average of about 20,200, while females earn about AED 18,800 per month, which is less by about 7%.

Average Hourly Wages in Sharjah

The hourly wage is the wage paid for one hour of work. The average hourly wage or what an employee receives for every hour worked in Sharjah is AED 120.

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