How Much is the Salary of a Filipino in Qatar?

If you are thinking of applying for a job in Qatar, your initial question would be to know what is the expected salary. It would help to know how much you will earn to see whether you should pursue a particular job opportunity.

ALSO READ: Salary Expectations for Filipino Retail Staff

So take stock of what your job description would be. This post will give you an idea of how much you would earn.

Salary is tax free

Disclaimer: The information posted here is based on the personal experiences shared by the OFW in the video. Please let this post serve as a guide only. If you have specific questions, you may ask the OFW by commenting on their video on their accounts.

Job Classifications and Corresponding Salary

One of the main considerations when accepting a job offer in Qatar would be the salary. You will want to know whether it’s worth leaving the country or leaving your present job for the new job offer.

In this YouTube video from our kababayan, Nelvince Joven, we will get an idea about the salaries of the different jobs in Qatar. The information was taken from Time Out Doha.

To help you consider whether you should pursue that job, keep in mind that Qatar is one of the safest cities in the world. The country has an absolute monarchy for the government.

  • On-site Work requires the worker to use manpower to do the task. They don’t have direct contact with the client as they do their jobs. Here are the different occupations and the corresponding salary in Qatari riyal (QAR):

Civil Engineer  – 14, 200

Construction Project Manager – 18, 100

Health and Safety Officer – 9,570

Electrical Engineer – 15, 300

Mechanical Engineer – 15, 200

Architecture – 13,500

Automotive – 7,400

Mechanical Automotive – 8,230

Construction Worker – 1,000

According to our vlogger, construction work is labor-intensive. Some say that the wage of the construction worker is too low.

  • Office Work refers to administrative or clerical tasks. Workers under this classification process a lot of paperwork. Here are the different occupations and corresponding salary (in QAR):

HR Manager – 21, 400

HR Officer or HR Assistant – 12, 700

Business Analyst – 18,100

Project Manager – 17, 800

Chief Executive Officer – 35, 300

Chief Financial Officer – 31, 500

General Manager – 27, 700

Accountant – 12, 700

Branch Manager – 20, 500

Bank Teller – 10, 500

Bookkeeper – 8,100

Financial Analyst – 16, 300

Financial Manager – 29,800

Internal Auditor – 15,000

Secretary – 8,390

  • Operational Worker refers to those who man the company operations. This kind of work can be learned quickly. Here are the different occupations and corresponding salary:

Cashier – 8,480

Sales Manager – 23, 100

Sales Representative – 9,360

Air Traffic Controller – 15, 900

Pilot – 18,500

Flight Attendant – 12, 100

Teacher – 10,800

Customer Representative – 10,800

Call Center Agent – 10,000

Hospitality Industry

Executive Chef – 13,800

Chef – 3,000 to 6,000

Receptionist Front Desk – 11,000

Travel Agent – 11, 900

Restaurant Manager – 8,000 to 9,000

Supervisor – 7,000 to 8,000

Waiter/ Server – 3,000 to 5,000

The good thing about working in the hospitality industry is that the customers can leave tips. When you do a good job in serving the customers, they can come back to the restaurant and look for you.

Once again, the salary mentioned here is estimates. The actual salary will depend on the employer or company that you will work for.

You can watch the full video here:

But when you work in Qatar, your salary will be tax-free. Some employers also provide free accommodation, transportation, and food. You can assess whether these benefits will be enough for your expenses and for sending as remittances.

READ NEXT: How Much Does a Lady Driver Earn In Qatar?