Arab Expatriate Salaries in the GCC

A look at what Arab expats earn in the GCC.

According to a survey by GulfTalent.com, governments across the region are making the nationalisation of expatriate jobs a top priority and are embracing various schemes to do this.

 

Below is the breakdown of what an Arab expatriate employee makes in each GCC country:

 

Bahrain

The average monthly salary for an Arab CEO is $28,110. The head of sales and marketing in an MNC can make on average $12,521 per month, while a PA makes the lowest at $4376.

 

Saudi Arabia

The average monthly salary for an Arab CEO is $37,120. A treasury manager can make on average $15,406 per month, while a PA makes the lowest at $4664.

 

Kuwait

The average monthly salary for an Arab CEO is $31,506. A treasury manager can make on average $14,132 per month, while a PA makes the lowest at $4342.

 

UAE

The average monthly salary for an Arab CEO is $32,709. The head of sales and marketing in an MNC can make on average $12,842 per month, while a PA makes the lowest at $5072.

 

Oman

The average monthly salary for an Arab CEO is $30,819. A treasury manager can make on average $12,211 per month, while a PA makes the lowest at $3513.

 

Qatar

The average monthly salary for an Arab CEO is $36,678. The head of sales and marketing in an MNC can make on average $13,465 per month, while a PA makes the lowest at $4811.

For the 2012 Gulf Business Salary Survey, we calculated the average salary for Western, Asian and Arab expats across different sectors in the six GCC countries, according to data from BAC Middle East, Bayt.com, Charterhouse Partnership, Morgan McKinley and Nadia.

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