Average salary of expatriate employees in private sector is KD 251

Thursday, April 20, 2017

According to the recent statistics issued by the Public Authority for Civil Information (PACI), The average monthly salary of expatriate employees in government sector is KD 691 and the average salary of expatriate employees in private sector is KD 251 Al Qabas daily reported.

As per the report the average salary of all expatriate employees in the country, excluding domestic workers, is KD 290. The average monthly of domestic workers is estimated as KD 117.

As per the report, the total sum of salaries offered to all expatriate workers in Kuwait will be KD 6.52 billion, report added.


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Biju
Posted on Sunday, April 23, 2017

Its time to go back to India. Gulf countries are no more affordable to live. So much of discrimination for expats and different laws too. Private companies must increase the salary of their staff. Minimum rent for one bed room flat is around 250 or more. its just matter of survival now for expats. i don't think one can save any money with the present scenario. This year we see many families are leaving as they find it difficult to manage here.It started reflecting on school admissions etc.

Varghese Scaria
Posted on Sunday, April 23, 2017

first of all is that figure the yearly salaries paid to expats or monthly. in expat population the arabs get more salaries than the Indians for same job , which means that the average Indian's Salary is far less than the given average.

David
Posted on Thursday, April 20, 2017

Ha Ha Ha Ha, labour cost is 6.52 billion, what about the food,accomodation,and Transportaion how much do they collect or you can say how much do we expats spend on, sir sorry to say we work very very hard for our leaving and we dont Joke,

if we had a very high salary ,i dont think any indian would like to work for more then 5 years in any part of the gulf countries,there is no chance on spending other than food accomodation and transportation,Telephone......

Husamuddin Muffadal Bohra
Posted on Thursday, April 20, 2017

Most of the expats working in private companies are getting in four figures. Business people earning in 5 figures a month also.
Kuwait government is very kind in the sense that almost every thing here is tax free.
If they impose 2% tax it may bring revenues of KD 0.13 billion to KD 6.52 billion earning.
We Indians are always thankless people. We do pay taxes for every thing back in INDIA.

Raj
Posted on Thursday, April 20, 2017

Shame on Kuwait about the salary structure in private companies!

Average rent of a one bedroom house is 250 KD and here Kuwait is officially telling average salary of an expat is 251 KD!!!!

Mashhood Ahmad
Posted on Thursday, April 20, 2017

Al-Hamdolillah I am happy in private sector and getting more than my expectation. I started my legal career from KWD. 90/ per month 15years ago, and now in very good and senior position in my legal profession and getting KWD. 1500/ per month + from my international clients for freelancer legal work at home.

Eng.Syed
Posted on Wednesday, April 19, 2017

You mean labour cost is 6.52 billion....what about the the revenues of the country?
Must be good! Then dont kick expats!!

Eng.Syed

Miranda
Posted on Wednesday, April 19, 2017

The average monthly salary of expatriate employees in government sector is KD 691, is totally wrong. It is not even KD 500. I am working in the ministry for last so many years and after liberation of Kuwait, Government did not bother to increase the salaries of expatriates. We are stick to the same old salaries before invasion. It is disaster to work for Government and this is based on my practical experience. People sitting in CSC always refuse to increase the salaries of expatriates.

doesitmatter
Posted on Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Total Yearly Salary of KD 6,520,000,000 for 2,276,193 Expats
Expat Per Capita per month KD 238.7

Rent for Family KD 180
Food KD 40
Transport KD 15

Savings/Others KD 3.7

siraj
Posted on Wednesday, April 19, 2017

No one Joke of the year

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