Zambia
Zambia






Zambia

Salaries in Zambia

The salary in Zambia is $405. The average salary in micro-enterprises with up to 15 employees is $243; in small enterprises with up to 100 employees it’s $365, and $446 in medium-sized companies with over 100 employees. The average salary in large enterprises from 250 people in Zambia is $567. In the state-financed organizations in Zambia, the average salary is $324.





Average salaries in Zambia in 2022 and 2021

Average salary in Zambia in 2021 , it was $393, and in 2022 - $405. Average salary growth in Zambia for the year was 3%.

2022
2021
Average monthly salary
$405
$393
Large enterprises
$567
$550
Medium enterprises
$446
$432
Small businesses
$365
$354
Microenterprises
$243
$236
Public sector
$324
$314


Salaries in Zambia by field of activity

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

Public administration, court and notary

The average salary in Zambia in the state administration, the court and the notary is about $1 337. The salary of the head of the region is about $4 455, the salaries of local government deputies are $1 515, the average salaries of officials in Zambia region are $1 091. Judges salaries are approximately $2 673. The income of a private notary is $1 337, and the state one is about $1 337.

Head of the Administration
$4 455
Government deputies
$1 515
Government officials
$1 091
Judges
$2 673
Notary
$1 337


The education system

The average salary in the education system in Zambia is $312. The salary of a teacher at a school is $325, and the headmaster is $624. A kindergarten teacher in Zambia earns about $223, in turn, the head of the kindergarten receives $557. In the higher education system in Zambia, salaries are 15-20% higher, a university teacher receives about $535, and a university rector receives $1 827. The average salary of a college or technical school teacher is $472, and the director is $1 158.

School teacher
$325
Headmaster of the school
$624
University teacher
$535
University rector
$1 827
College teacher
$472
College director
$1 158
Kindergarten teacher
$223
Kindergarten head
$557


Medicine

The salary in the field of medicine in Zambia is $557. The salary of a general practitioner is $1 181, a surgeons salary is $802, a nurse receives $423, and the chief doctor at the hospital receives $1 181.

Chief Physician
$1 181
General Practitioner
$579
Doctor surgeon
$802
Nurse
$423




Law enforcement agencies

The security ministries in Zambia 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 Zambia is $490. The salary of a Colonel is approximately $1 181, of a Major is $802, of a Lieutenant or a Warrant officer is $468, and enlisted personnel earns $356.

Colonel
$1 181
Major
$802
Lieutenant, Ensign
$468
Private, petty officer
$356


Public catering

The average salary in the public catering sector in Zambia is approximately $401. The salary of a chef in a restaurant or cafe is $557, of a barista is $468, the average salary of a waiter is about $356, and fast food workers salary in Zambia is $312.

Chef
$557
Barista
$468
Waiter
$356
Fast food worker
$312


Construction industry

The average salary in construction in Zambia is about $468. The salary of a civil engineer is $824, of a foreman is $624, the average salary of a house painter is about $379, of a crane operator is $446, and the salary of a construction worker is $356.

Civil engineer
$824
Foreman
$624
House painter
$379
Crane operator
$446
Construction worker
$356


IT

The average salary in the field of information technology in Zambia is $624. A programmer gets about $691, a web developer about $579, and a system administrator in Zambia earns $512.

Programmer
$691
Web Developer
$579
System Administrator
$512


Office employees

The volume of the monthly average salary of office employees in various fields of activity in Zambia is approximately $472 dollars. A sales manager in Zambia receives $490, an office manager - $468, an accountant - $446, and a lawyer salary in Zambia is about $512.

Sales Manager
$490
Office Manager
$468
Accountant
$446
Lawyer
$512


Trading

The monthly income of store employees in Zambia is $312. The salary of the cashier is $290, and the store director is $423.

Seller-cashier
$290
Store Directors
$423


Transport

The average salary in the transport industry in Zambia is $312. The salary of a driver is $356 dollars, a car mechanic is $334, and the income of a taxi driver in Zambia is about $624 per month.

Driver
$356
Car mechanic
$334
Taxi driver
$624


Utilities sector

The average salary of employees of the housing and communal services workers in Zambia is about $223. The salary of a plumber is $223, of an electrician is $290, and the average salary of a street cleaner is about $200.

Plumber
$267
Electrician
$290
Street cleaner
$200