Asian Expatriate Salaries in the GCC

A look at what Asian expats earn in the GCC.

An Asian CEO stands to make the most money in Saudi Arabia at $31,275 per month, while personal assistants in Bahrain, at around $2636 per month, make the lowest salaries.

Below is the breakdown of what Asian expatriates make in each GCC country:

 

Bahrain

The average monthly salary for an Asian CEO is $25,125. A treasury manager or head of sales with an MNC can make on average $10,000 per month, while a PA makes $2636.

 

Saudi Arabia

The average monthly salary for an Asian CEO is $31,275. A treasury manager can make on average $13,154 per month, while a PA makes $3100.

 

Kuwait

The average monthly salary for an Asian CEO is $28,096. A treasury manager can make on average $12,000 per month, while a PA makes $2800.

 

UAE

The average monthly salary for an Asian CEO is $28,490. The head of human resources can make on average $11,600 per month, while a PA makes $3700.

 

Oman

The average monthly salary for an Asian CEO is $26,147. A treasury manager can make on average $11,000 per month, while a PA makes $2900.

 

Qatar

The average monthly salary for an Asian CEO is $29,771. The head of sales and marketing in an MNC can make on average $12,300 per month, while a PA makes $3300.

 

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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