10 African countries that offer the highest average monthly salaries in Africa
Papa Kodwo Arhin Mbroh in his office

10 African countries that offer the highest average monthly salaries in Africa, according to available stats

Business Insider Africa has presented 10 African countries that offer the highest average monthly salaries in Africa. This is, based on research by Salary Explorer.

These average salaries were calculated using the feedback provided by some respondents, and as such can only serve as indicators.

Is your country among the top ten countries where workers can earn the highest average monthly salaries? Keep reading to find out.

It’s another month-end and many people across Africa are looking forward to receiving their salaries. Congratulations! You’ve worked hard and earned your pay, or so we believe.

Well, we figured this is perhaps the perfect time to do a little comparison of the average salary across the continent, with a focus on the top 10 countries with the highest average salaries.

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To do this, we are using stats made available by Salary Explorer, a notable salary comparison and career resources website.

Before we proceed, it’s important to note that average salaries are calculated using the feedback provided by respondents.

In other words, researchers add salary samples gotten from the field from respondents together, then divide by the number of respondents.

In the end, “the average salary is a good indicator in general but it does not tell the whole story,” Salary Explorer explained.

10 African countries that offer the highest average monthly salaries in Africa
Papa Kodwo Arhin Mbroh, the Apiculture Development Coordinator and Trainer for Bees for Development Ghana, in his office

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10 African countries that offer the highest average monthly salaries in Africa

Now, keep reading to see whether your country made it to the top ten of African countries with the highest average monthly salaries.

1. Morocco

According to Salary Explorer, the average monthly salary in Morocco is DH19,400. When converted to the dollar, this would be approximately $2,031.

2. South Africa

The second African country where workers earn the highest average monthly salary is South Africa. The average salary per month in this country ranges from ZAR31,100, which is approximately $2,026.

3. Tunisia

This North African country has the third highest average salary on the continent as workers reported taking home an average salary of TND 3,910 which converts to $1,348.

4. Kenya

People working in Kenya earn an average monthly income of Sh147,000 which converts to 1,291.

5. Algeria

Algerians earn an average monthly salary of DZD180,000 which converts to $1,273.

6. Namibia

Workers in Namibia earn an average salary of ND17,400 which converts to $1,168.

7. Botswana

People working in Botswana earn an average salary of BWP11,700. That converted to approximately $1000 per month as at the time of filing this report.

8. Nigeria

The average salary in Africa’s most populous and largest economy (by GDP) is N339,000 per month. When converted to the dollar, this would be $814.

9. Ghana

People working in Ghana earn an average salary of GHS5,070 which translates to $747.99 at the time of filing this report.

10. Uganda

In Uganda, the average salary is UGX 2,620, 000 which would convert to $738 per month.

 

The Choice Press
thechoicepress.com is an online news portal that seeks to project what the gallant small-scale farmers in Africa are doing. We basically report on everything that has to do with agriculture and agribusiness, especially in Ghana.
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