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UAE Salary Guide 2020: How Much Will Your Average Salary Be?

A new study revealed the expected average UAE salaries for a range of industries

Posted on

13 November 2019

Last updated on 8 January 2020
How Much is the Average UAE Salary in 2020

Your comprehensive guide to the expected UAE salaries in 2020

Robert Half, a recruitment agency based in the UAE, released a new study covering the expected average salaries for employees in the UAE for 2020. The list included a wide range of sectors, such as finance, HR, law, and IT. If you're yet to know your salary expectations for a job offer, it's a handy guide to job-seekers and working residents.

Scroll down to find out how much you should likely be earning in 2020 per month.

Commerce

Finance and Accounting

  • Finance director: AED 50,000 to AED 95,000
  • Finance manager: AED 25,000 to AED 65,000
  • Tax manager: AED 25,000 to AED 42,500
  • Senior auditor: AED 24,000 to AED 42,000
  • Junior accountant: AED 9,000 to AED 22,000

Human Resources

  • HR Director: AED 50,000 to AED 78,000
  • Head of HR: AED 35,000 to AED 45,000
  • Regional HR manager: AED 25,000 to AED 35,000
  • HR manager: AED 20,000 to AED 30,000
  • Recruitment manager: AED 20,000 to AED 30,000
  • Personal assistant: AED 15,000 to AED 20,000
  • HR analytics/rewards analyst: AED 13,000 to AED 15,000
  • Head of Compensation and Benefits: AED 45,000 to AED 50,000

Administration

  • Executive assistant: AED 20,000 to AED 30,000
  • Personal assistant: AED 15,000 to AED 20,000
  • Office manager: AED 20,000 to AED 25,000

Learning and Development

  • Head of L&D: AED 40,000 to AED 45,000
  • Talent/Organisational Development manager: AED 38,000 to AED 40,000
  • Learning and Development manager: AED 23,000 to AED 25,000

Technology and Engineering

IT

  • Head of IT: Dhs32,000 to Dhs50,000
  • Security engineer: Dhs25,000 to Dhs40,000
  • Technical support specialist: Dhs16,000 to Dhs27,500
  • Data analyst: Dhs16,000 to Dhs28,000

Telecommunications

  • Chief Commercial Officer/Vice President of Sales: AED 93,000 to AED 120,000
  • Country Head/Sales Director/General Manager: AED 67,000 to AED 90,000
  • Regional Manager/Account Director: AED 45,000 to AED 60,000
  • Project Manager: AED 32,000 to AED 39,000
  • Network Specialist: AED 16,000 to AED 25,000
  • Sales Manager: AED 18,000 to AED 24,000

Government and Law

Government

  • Undersecretary: AED 125,000 to AED 175,000
  • Executive Director: AED 90,000 to AED 130,000
  • Chief Economist: AED 80,000 to AED 130,000
  • Chief of Staff: AED 70,000 to AED 110,000
  • International Advisor: AED 70,000 to AED 100,000
  • Chief of Communications: AED 60,000 to AED 90,000
  • Director of Public Policy: AED 60,000 to AED 90,000
  • Administrative Director: AED 50,000 to AED 80,000
  • Human Resources Director: AED 50,000 to AED 70,000
  • Deputy Director: AED 50,000 to AED 75,000

Legal

In-house

  • Chief Legal Officer/Head of Legal/General Counsel: AED 80,000 to AED 130,000
  • Regional Legal Counsel: AED 65,000 to AED 70,000
  • Legal Manager: AED 46,000 to AED 63,000
  • Legal Counsel: AED 20,000 to AED 67,000 (varies by years of experience
  • Paralegal: AED 20,000 to AED 28,000

Private practice

  • Managing Partner/Senior: AED 84,000 to AED 123,000
  • Partner: AED 64,000 to AED 92,000
  • Senior Associate: AED 49,000 to AED 76,000
  • Associate: AED 25,000 to AED 54,000
  • Junior Associate: AED 17,000 to AED 31,000
  • Paralegal: AED 12,000 to AED 31,000
  • Head of legal: AED 80,000 to AED 130,000
  • Senior associate: AED 50,000 to AED 76,500
  • Associate: AED 25,000 to AED 53,500
  • Paralegal: AED 19,500 to AED 28,000

Media and Communications

Marketing and Communications

  • Head of Corporate Communications: AED 55,000 to AED 69,000
  • Marketing Director: AED 40,000 to AED 50,000
  • Digital Account Director: AED 35,000 to AED 45,000
  • PR Account Director: AED 30,000 to AED 42,000
  • Corporate Communcations Manager: AED 30,000 to AED 40,000
  • Digital Account Manager: AED 20,000 to AED 28,000
  • PR Manager: AED 16,000 to AED 25,000
  • Marketing Manager: AED 16,000 to AED 25,000
  • PR Executive: AED 8,000 to AED 18,000
  • Marketing Executive: AED 8,000 to AED 18,000

Keep an eye on this page as we update more expected salaries for other industries such as healthcare, finance, accounting, technology, and more.

 
 

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