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Salary Surveys

The benchmark for salaries and remuneration packages in the region is constantly changing; and hard data and competitor analysis is essential for growing businesses. At HRsource, we have access to a cross section of sector specific salary surveys, generated from external research and our in-house team of market analysts. We can help you set realistic compensation packages with our up to date market information from the Middle East.

AD agency positionsUAE salaryKSA salary
Junior graphic designer 10 to 13 10 to 13
Senior graphic designer 15 to 24 15 to 22
Junior Copywriter 13 to 15 12 to 15
Senior Copywriter 19 to 26 18 to 24
Junior Studio manager 11 to 14 11 to 14
Senior Studio manager 18 to 24 18 to 24
Traffic manager 15 to 20 15 to 20
Junior Producer 12 to 16 12 to 15
Senior Producer 24 to 28 22 to 27
Junior Production manager 15 to 20 15 to 20
Senior Production manager 24 to 30 24 to 30
Junior Account planner 12 to 14 12 to 14
Senior Account planner 17 to 20 17 to 20
Junior Account executive 11 to 14 11 to 14
Senior Account executive 14 to 16 14 to 16
Junior Account manager 14 to 17 14 to 17
Senior Account manager 17 to 21 17 to 21
Account director 23 to 30 23 to 30
Group account director 32 to 38 30 to 38
Junior Art director 14 to 17 14 to 17
Senior Art director 23 to 28 22 to 25
Junior Creative director 28 to 32 25 to 30
Senior Creative director 40 to 60 35 to 55
Client services director 35 to 40 35 to 40
deputy general manager 45 to 55 45 to 55
general manager 50 to 60 50 to 60
deputy managing director 50 to 60 50 to 60
Managing director 55 to 70 55 to 70
Chief technology officer 65 to 85 65 to 85
chief strategy officer 60 to 80 60 to 80
chief innovation officer 60 to 75 60 to 75
PR agency PositionsUAE salaryKSA salary
Junior Account executive 10 to 12 11 to 13
Senior Account executive 12 to 15 13 to 16
Junior Account manager 15 to 18 15 to 20
Senior Account manager 18 to 22 18 to 23
Junior Account director 24 to 28 25 to 30
Senior Account director 27 to 35 27 to 35
Director 35 to 45 35 to 45
deputy general manager 45 to 50 45 to 50
general manager 50 to 60 50 to 60
deputy managing director 45 to 55 45 to 55
Managing director 55 to 75 55 to 75
Media Buying Unit PositionsUAE salaryKSA salaryLebanon salary
Junior Planning executive 9 to 12 10 to 13  
Senior Planning executive 13 to 17 14 to 18  
Planning manager 21k to 29 21k to 29  
Head/director of planning 33 to 45 35 to 45  
Junior Buying executive 8 to 11 9 to 12  
Senior Buying executive 12 to 17 13 to 18  
Buying manager 18 to 24 18 to 25  
Head/director of buying 45 to 60 45 to 60 8k to 15k
Junior Research executive 11 to 13 11 to 14 1300 to 1500
Senior Research executive 14 to 17 14 to 18 1500 to 1800
Research manager 17 to 20 17 to 22 1800 to 2500
Head/director of research 27 to 45 30 to 40 3000 to 4500
Business development director 45 to 70    
deputy GM 45 to 55 45 to 55  
General manager 55 to 80 50 to 65  
Managing director 60 to 85 60 to 75  
deputy managing director 50 to 60 50 to 60  
CEO/regional MD 85 to 150 80 to 130  
Digital PositionsUAE salaryKSA salaryLebanon salary
social media executive 11K - 13K 11K to 15K 1200 usd to 1500usd
Junior graphic designer 10K - 13K 12K - 14K 1300 to 1500
Senior graphic designer 15K - 20K 15K - 20K 1500 to 1800
Junior Copywriter 14 to 16K 14K to 18K 1000 usd
Senior Copywriter 18k to 23K 18K to 25K 1400 to 1800
social media executive      
junior account executive 10 to 12k 10 to 14k 1200 to 1400
senior account executive      
digital media executive 12 to 15 13 to 16  
junior developer 10 to 13 10 to 13  
senior developer 14 to 20 14 to 20  
content manager 18 to 24 20 to 24  
head of content 26 to 35 26 to 35  
community manager 14 to 18 14 to 18  
account manager 14 to 17 14 to 18  
account director 22 to 28 24 to 30  
social media manager 16 to 20 16 to 22  
media buyer 14 to 17 15 to 18  
media buying manager 18 to 24 18 to 25  
head of buying 45 to 60 45 to 60  
analyst      
strategist 25 to 30 25 to 30  
strategy director 35 to 50 35 to 50  
ORM executive      
ORM head      
search engine marketing specialist 14 to 20 14 to 20  
performance marketing specialist 14 to 20 14 to 20  
junior planner 12 to 15 12 to 15  
senior planner 15 to 19 15 to 18  
head of planning 35 to 38 35 to 40  
Junior Creative director 25 to 30 25 to 30  
Senior Creative director 35 to 45 35 to 45  
director of online marketing 45 to 55 45 to 55  
chief technology officer 60c to 75 60 to 75  
chief strategy officer 50 to 65 50 to 65  
deputy general manager 45 to 55 45 to 55  
general manager 50 to 60 50 to 60  
deputy managing director 50 to 60 50 to 60  
managing director 60 to 75 60 to 75  
chief innovation officer 60 to 80 60 to 80  
chief technology officer 60 to 80 60 to 80  

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