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