What is the Salary Package in Qatar by Profession?

What is the Salary Package in Qatar by Profession? By Darlene Regis - November 24, 2021
What is the Salary Package in Qatar by Profession

Qatar Salary Packages

Let’s face it – job seekers are oftentimes being asked about their salary expectations during job interviews. 

If you’re one of those applicants who are unsure of answering salary-related questions, then it’s time to do a “pay” check!

Doing some research on average compensation for the role and your experience level can help you have productive conversations about pay with your potential employers. Here’s how:

1. Check online surveys.

averagesalarysurvey.com - A portal that collects salary profiles from its visitors, here you can estimate and compare your salary with others.

salaryexplorer.com - this site provides a database of salaries for specific jobs in Qatar

The above salary checkers are helpful in checking jobs in Doha and comparing salaries online.

2. Read blogs and forums.

Refer to reliable sites and online discussion threads to get an idea on employees’ wage in Doha. Remember: Salaries may vary by nationality and experience level.

Most articles suggest that these are the average monthly salary packages workers in Qatar receive by profession:

Common Jobs

Career

Monthly Salary

Domestic Worker

1,300-1,600 QAR

Nurse

4,000-7,000 QAR

Secretary

3,000-5,000 QAR

Customer Service/ Call Center:

3,000-4,000 QAR

Computer Operator

2,000-3,500 QAR

Child Care

2,000-3,300 QAR

Driver Light

2,200-3,000 QAR

There are also several jobs in doha metro that give you a good salary package. The Average Qatar Rail Cashier monthly pay in Qatar is approximately 6,000 QAR, while a Security Officer is receiving an average of 2,500 QAR monthly compensation.

Teaching

Career

Monthly Salary

Tutor

3,000-3,800 QAR

Preschool Teacher

5,000-5,400 QAR

Elementary School Teacher

6,000-6,400 QAR

English Teacher

7,000-7,500 QAR

High School Teacher

8,000-8,100 QAR


Healthcare/Medical

Career

Monthly Salary

General Surgeon

25,000-35,000 QAR

Physician

22,000-28,000 QAR

General Practitioner

16,000-22,000 QAR

Dentist

14,000-18,000 QAR

Pharmacist

7,000-10,000 QAR

Registered Nurse

6,000-9,000 QAR

Hospitality

Career

Monthly Salary

Hotel Manager

12,000-16,000 QAR

Receptionist

3,000-4,500 QAR

Housekeeping

1,700-3,000 QAR

Chef

3,500-5,500 QAR

Waiter

2,000-3,000 QAR

Kitchen Staff

1500-2500 QAR

Information Technology

Career

Monthly Salary

IT Consultant

25,000-30,000 QAR

IT Manager

18,000-45,250 QAR

Security Specialist

17,000-22,000 QAR

Network Specialist

15,000-20,000 QAR

IT Administrator

9,000-14,000 QAR

Database Administrator

12,000-18,000 QAR

Software Engineer

10,000-15,000 QAR

Developers and Programmers

9,000-14,000 QAR

Web Developers

8,000-13,000 QAR

Help Desk Support

5,000-8,000 QAR

Finance

Career

Monthly Salary

Finance Manager

22,000-28,000 QAR

Bank Branch Manager

15,000-18,000 QAR

Accountant

9,000-12,000 QAR

Finance Assistant

5,000-7,000 QAR

Cashier

3,000-4,500 QAR

Engineering

Career

Monthly Salary

Project Engineer

17,000-22,000 QAR

Civil Engineer

14,000-20,000 QAR

Mechanical Engineer

12,000-18,000 QAR

Electrical Engineer

12,000-17,000 QAR

Architect

16,000-22,000 QAR

Aerospace Engineer

18,000-24,000 QAR

Oil/Gas Engineer

20,000-28,000 QAR

Instrumentation Engineer

14,000-18,000 QAR

Site Engineer

8,000-12,000 QAR

Telecom Engineer

8,000-12,000 QAR

Technician

Career

Monthly Salary

Aircraft Mechanic

10,000-15,000 QAR

Instrument Technician

4,000-7,000 QAR

Maintenance Technician

4,000-7,000 QAR

Lab Technician

5,000-7,000 QAR

Electrician

1,600-2,300 QAR

Technical Draughtsman

5,000-7,000 QAR

HVAC Technician

4,000-6,000 QAR

Quality Inspector

4,000-6,000 QAR

Electrical/Electronics Technician

3,000-5,500 QAR

Telecom Technician

3,500-5,000 QAR

Marketing

Career

Monthly Salary

Business Development Manager

18,000-24,000 QAR

Sales Manager

14,000-18,000 QAR

Sales Supervisor

9,000-12,000 QAR

Sales Executive

7,000-10,000 QAR 

Marketing Coordinator

5,000-7,000 QAR

Help Desk Support

5,000-8,000 QAR

High-paying Jobs

Career

Monthly Salary

Chief Executive Officer/ Management Position 

120,000-121,100 QAR

Banking Treasury Manager

50,000-55,800 QAR

Project Manager

40,000-42,600 QAR

Human Resource Manager

30,000-38,300 QAR

Wonder how much the bankers earn in Doha? Employees working for jobs in doha bank are paid well for their services. An ATM Manager earns up to 23,000 QAR while a Bank Customer Care Agent receives a maximum of 7,000 QAR salary.

3. Stay updated on local news.

Being informed on the latest updates in Qatar Labour Law helps you to know your rights on your regular pay.

Starting March 20, 2021, the Minimum Wage Law will be applied in Qatar labour market. 

According to, Law No. 17 of 2020, the compensation package for all private sector workers, including domestic workers, will be QAR 1,000 per month as a basic wage, as well as QAR 500 per month allocated by the employer for accommodation expenses and QAR 300 per month for food, unless the employer already provides adequate food or accommodation for the employee or domestic worker.

The Ministry of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs (MADLSA) will be working with employers to update all employment contracts where workers earn less than the amount established by the new Law.

Do you think the salaries mentioned above are fair enough for employees in Qatar? Share this article with your thoughts on this question.

By Darlene Regis - November 24, 2021

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