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Salaries in Bhutan


The salary in Bhutan is $336. The average salary in micro-enterprises with up to 15 employees is $202; in small enterprises with up to 100 employees it’s $302, and $370 in medium-sized companies with over 100 employees. The average salary in large enterprises from 250 people in Bhutan is $470. In the state-financed organizations in Bhutan, the average salary is $269.

Average salaries in Bhutan in 2022 and 2021

Average salary in Bhutan in 2021 , it was $326, and in 2022 - $336. Average salary growth in Bhutan for the year was 3%.

Average monthly salary
Large enterprises
Medium enterprises
Small businesses
Public sector

Salaries in Bhutan by field of activity

We calculate the average salary in Bhutan by field of activity based on the main areas of employment in a particular city or country. The main areas of activity in Bhutan so far are:

Public administration, court and notary

The average salary in Bhutan in the state administration, the court and the notary is about $1 109. The salary of the head of the region is about $3 696, the salaries of local government deputies are $1 257, the average salaries of officials in Bhutan region are $906. Judges salaries are approximately $2 218. The income of a private notary is $1 109, and the state one is about $1 109.

Head of the Administration
$3 696
Government deputies
$1 257
Government officials
$2 218
$1 109

The education system

The average salary in the education system in Bhutan is $259. The salary of a teacher at a school is $270, and the headmaster is $517. A kindergarten teacher in Bhutan earns about $185, in turn, the head of the kindergarten receives $462. In the higher education system in Bhutan, salaries are 15-20% higher, a university teacher receives about $444, and a university rector receives $1 515. The average salary of a college or technical school teacher is $392, and the director is $961.

School teacher
Headmaster of the school
University teacher
University rector
$1 515
College teacher
College director
Kindergarten teacher
Kindergarten head


The salary in the field of medicine in Bhutan is $462. The salary of a general practitioner is $979, a surgeons salary is $665, a nurse receives $351, and the chief doctor at the hospital receives $979.

Chief Physician
General Practitioner
Doctor surgeon

Law enforcement agencies

The security ministries in Bhutan include law enforcement agencies, the military, bailiffs, etc.; Their allowance depends, as a rule, on the rank and position. The average salary of security forces in Bhutan is $407. The salary of a Colonel is approximately $979, of a Major is $665, of a Lieutenant or a Warrant officer is $388, and enlisted personnel earns $296.

Lieutenant, Ensign
Private, petty officer

Public catering

The average salary in the public catering sector in Bhutan is approximately $333. The salary of a chef in a restaurant or cafe is $462, of a barista is $388, the average salary of a waiter is about $296, and fast food workers salary in Bhutan is $259.

Fast food worker

Construction industry

The average salary in construction in Bhutan is about $388. The salary of a civil engineer is $684, of a foreman is $517, the average salary of a house painter is about $314, of a crane operator is $370, and the salary of a construction worker is $296.

Civil engineer
House painter
Crane operator
Construction worker


The average salary in the field of information technology in Bhutan is $517. A programmer gets about $573, a web developer about $480, and a system administrator in Bhutan earns $425.

Web Developer
System Administrator

Office employees

The volume of the monthly average salary of office employees in various fields of activity in Bhutan is approximately $392 dollars. A sales manager in Bhutan receives $407, an office manager - $388, an accountant - $370, and a lawyer salary in Bhutan is about $425.

Sales Manager
Office Manager


The monthly income of store employees in Bhutan is $259. The salary of the cashier is $240, and the store director is $351.

Store Directors


The average salary in the transport industry in Bhutan is $259. The salary of a driver is $296 dollars, a car mechanic is $277, and the income of a taxi driver in Bhutan is about $517 per month.

Car mechanic
Taxi driver

Utilities sector

The average salary of employees of the housing and communal services workers in Bhutan is about $185. The salary of a plumber is $185, of an electrician is $240, and the average salary of a street cleaner is about $166.

Street cleaner