Best and worst paying jobs in Kenya 2022


If you want to earn over Ksh100, 000 per month in Kenya, you have to look for the highest paying jobs. Some of the jobs pay as little as Ksh 4,000 per month which is not able to sustain 2022, there are jobs you expect to get and your life changes completely, such as CEO of a big corporate. The salary of a CEO ranges between Ksh 500,000 and Ksh 10 million per month.

Even when you’re enrolling for a degree or diploma, make sure you don’t fall into the category of those who’ll earn the lowest salaries. Teachers and front office people are among the lowest paid employees in Kenya.

Highest paying jobs in Kenya 2022

  1. MP and Woman Rep—Ksh 1.2 million per month
  2. Pilot—Ksh500,000 and above per month
  3. Lawyer with experience—Ksh200,000 and above per month
  4. Software Engineer—Ksh300,000 and above per month
  5. Senior Government officials—Ksh400, 000 and above per month
  6. MCA—Ksh 500,000 and above per month
  7. NGO jobs—Ksh 100,000 and above per month
  8. Government parastatal jobs—Ksh 70,000 and above per month (with undergraduate qualification)
  9. CEO of big corporates—Ksh 500,000 and above
  10. Medical doctor —Ksh 200,000 per month
  11. Electrical Engineer—Ksh 150,000 per month
  12. Architect—Ksh200, 000 per month
  13. Actuary—Ksh 250,000 per month
  14. Quantity Surveyor—Ksh 150,000 per month
  15. Accountant—Ksh 100,000 and above (With CPA and undergraduate degree)
  16. HR Manager—Ksh 100,000 and above per month
  17. TV News Anchor—Ksh200, 000 and above per month
  18. Monitoring & Evaluation Manager—Ksh 180,000 and above
  19. Purchasing and Supplies Manager—Ksh 150,000 and above
  20. KDF—Ksh70,000 and above
  21. Lecturers(with PhD)—Ksh 120,000 per month

Lowest paying jobs in Kenya 2022

  1. Police officer—Ksh30,000 per month
  2. Primary school teacher—Ksh 20,000 per month
  3. Maid—Ksh 5,000 per month
  4. Watchman—Ksh 10,000 per month
  5. Office Messenger—Ksh 15,000 per month
  6. Office receptionist—Ksh 20,000 per month
  7. Supermarket attendant—Ksh25,000 per month
  8. Construction worker—Ksh30,000 per month
  9. Loaders/offloader—Ksh 20,000 per month
  10. Drivers—Ksh35,000 per month
  11. Customer Care—Ksh 35,000 per month
  12. Nurse—Ksh45,000 per month