Top 35 best paying jobs in Kenya and salaries earned

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Which are the best paying jobs in Kenya? It’s important, especially for students to know the best paying jobs in Kenya so that they can select marketable courses. Some jobs pay more than Ksh 500,000 per month, others as low as Ksh 15,000.There are diploma holders earning even Ksh 300,000 per month.

Here is a list of highest paying jobs in Kenya and their salaries:

  1. Pilot—Ksh 500,000
  2. Lawyer—Ksh200,000
  3. Medical Doctor—Ksh300,000
  4. Actuary—Ksh 250,000
  5. Electrical engineer—Ksh180,000
  6. Lecturer—Ksh 150,000
  7. Data Manager—Ksh 150,000
  8. Monitoring & Evaluation Manager—Ksh180,000
  9. UN Jobs—Ksh 400,000
  10. NGO Jobs—Ksh 150,000
  11. Bank Manager—Ksh 150,000
  12. Software Engineer—Ksh 250,000
  13. Mechanical engineer—Ksh 200,000
  14. Quantity Surveyor—Ksh 200,000
  15. GIS Analyst—Ksh100, 000
  16. Finance Manager/Director—Ksh 500,000
  17. Auditor—Ksh 150,000
  18. Senior Accountant—Ksh 150,000
  19. Government parastatal workers—Ksh 120,000
  20. MCA—Ksh 500,000
  21. Member of Parliament—Ksh 1.2 million
  22. Senator and Women Rep—Ksh1.2 million
  23. Governor—Ksh 1.4million
  24. Other senior government officials—Ksh 600,000 and above
  25. Systems Analyst—Ksh180,000
  26. HR Manager—Ksh200,000
  27. Marketing Manager—Ksh150,000
  28. Experienced bloggers—Ksh300,000
  29. TV News Anchors—Ksh 200,000
  30. Radio Presenters—Ksh120,000
  31. Actuary—Ksh250,000
  32. Clearing and Forwarding manager—Ksh150,000
  33. Financial analyst—Ksh200,000
  34. Research Analyst—Ksh 150,000
  35. Underwriter—Ksh 250,000

Salaries earned depend on one’s experience, the type of institution they work for and academic qualification.