Average Art Manager Salary in Afghanistan for 2022

In this article, we will look at the average Art Manager salary for 2022 in Afghanistan and how that compares to other countries and professions. We'll also look at interesting salary data points like median salary, 25th and 75th percentile salaries, salary amounts based on experience, bonus ranges and more!

The data in this article has been compiled using official government salary data, salary surveys, and other sources such as job postings which contain salary information.

All salary information is in the local currency, which is the Afghan afghani. To keep things simple, we are using the AFN currency code instead of the currency symbol ุ‹.

How Much Does an Art Manager Make in Afghanistan?

An Art Manager working in Afghanistan will typically earn around 958,700 AFN per year, and this can range from the lowest average salary of about 450,300 AFN to the highest average salary of 1,510,400 AFN.

Average Annual Salary
958,700 AFN
Average Monthly Salary
79,891 AFN

Lowest Annual Salary
450,300 AFN
Lowest Monthly Salary
37,525 AFN

Highest Annual Salary
1,510,400 AFN
Highest Monthly Salary
125,866 AFN

These are average salaries for an Art Manager in Afghanistan and include benefits such as housing and transport. It's also possible for an Art Manager to earn more or less than the average salaries shown above.

Art Manager salaries will vary a lot based on your experience, location, skills, and gender. Keep reading below to research more data on each of these areas.

Distribution of Art Manager Salaries in Afghanistan

So we've looked at the average salaries an Art Manager will earn in Afghanistan. The next interesting data point is the distribution of salaries.

Salary ranges

We already know that an Art Manager can earn between 450,300 AFN and 1,510,400 AFN on average in Afghanistan. This is known as the range in statistics.

The difference between the maximum and minimum values is a good indicator of variability in salaries, and can be used by employers to figure out how much they can expect to pay, and for employees to know how much they can earn.

Median salary

The median salary for an Art Manager in Afghanistan is 1,014,700 AFN. This is the middle value in the distribution of salaries.

What this means is that approximately 50% of the population earn less than 1,014,700 AFN, and 50% of the population earn more than 1,014,700 AFN.

If you are earning more than the median salary, that's a good indicator that you are being paid well.

If you're not earning more than the median salary, your objective should be to increase your earnings to be at least as high as the median salary (which you can do by asking for a pay rise, looking for a better paying job, etc).

Percentiles

Percentiles are similar to the median salary, but instead of looking at the middle value, they look at the values in the top and bottom half of the distribution.

For the average Art Manager salary in Afghanistan, 25% of the population are earning less than 659,200 AFN while 75% of the population earn more than 659,200 AFN.

75% of the population earn less than 1,345,400 AFN, and 25% of the population earn more than 1,345,400 AFN.

Like the median salary, the 25th and 75th percentile salaries can be used to determine which quartile you fall into so that you know whether you are being paid well enough compared to others in your profession and location.

The difference between a median and an average salary

The median and average salary are both indicators you can use to see if you are being paid fairly based on the overall population.

  • If your salary is higher than the average and the median salary, you are earning well compared to others.
  • If your salary is lower than the average and the median salary, it could indicate you are not being paid well enough.
  • If you are somewhere in between then it's tricky to determine if you are being paid well enough and you might need to research more closely.

Art Manager Salary by Experience Level in Afghanistan

The most important factor in determining your salary after the specific profession is the number of years experience you have. It stands to reason that more years of experience will result in a higher wage.

We have researched the average art manager salary based on years of experience to give you an idea of how the average changes once you've worked for a certain amount of time.

  • 0 - 2 Years Experience. An Art Manager in Afghanistan that has less than two years of experience can expect to earn somewhere in the region of 518,900 AFN.
  • 2 - 5 Years Experience. With two to five years of experience the average Art Manager salary would increase to 718,000 AFN.
  • 5 - 10 Years Experience. From five to ten years of experience as an Art Manager, the average salary would be 1,021,800 AFN.
  • 10 - 15 Years Experience. Once you have more than ten years of experience the average salary reaches around 1,249,900 AFN.
  • 15 - 20 Years Experience. An Art Manager with 15 to 20 years of experience can earn an average of 1,306,100 AFN.
  • 20+ Years Experience. For an Art Manager with more than 20 years, the expected average salary increases to 1,428,800 AFN.

Average Salary by Experience Chart

0-2 Years
518,900 AFN
2-5 Years +38%
718,000 AFN
5-10 Years +42%
1,021,800 AFN
10-15 Years +22%
1,249,900 AFN
15-20 Years +6%
1,306,100 AFN
20+ Years +9%
1,428,800 AFN

Art Manager Salary by Education Level in Afghanistan

As well as experience in a job, your education plays a big role in how much you can earn. A lot of higher paying positions require a high level of education, but how much can a degree increase your salary?

In our research we have compared the salaries of employees in the same job and career level with different levels of education to see how much more you can earn at each education level.

The salary you can earn based on your education is very specific to both your location and the career path you choose.

In our research, we looked at the average salary for an Art Manager in Afghanistan based on the education level of the employees in order to find out whether a better education level would increase your salary.

  • High School. An Art Manager in Afghanistan with a high school education can earn an average salary of 643,400 AFN.

  • Certificate or Diploma. An Art Manager in Afghanistan with a certificate or diploma education can earn an average salary of 747,400 AFN.

  • Bachelor's Degree. An Art Manager in Afghanistan with a bachelor's degree education can earn an average salary of 1,088,600 AFN.

  • Master's Degree. An Art Manager in Afghanistan with a master's degree education can earn an average salary of 1,428,800 AFN.

Average Salary by Education Chart

High School
643,400 AFN
Certificate or Diploma +17%
747,400 AFN
Bachelor's Degree +45%
1,088,600 AFN
Master's Degree +31%
1,428,800 AFN

How Much is a Master's Degree or MBA Program?

The approximate cost of a master's degree or post-graduate program like an MBA in Afghanistan is around 389,000 to 1,170,000 AFN and takes two years to complete.

As you can see above, there are financial benefits from reaching master's degree level, but don't expect to see much of a salary increase until you have completed the degree.

It's common for people to pursue an MBA or other post-graduate program in order to switch to a a job that pays more. On average, you can expect to earn around 10% more when switching to a new company.

Whether you decide to pursue a master's degree depends on many factors. If you are able to afford it, the numbers suggest that the return on investment is worth it and you could recover the costs in a few years from the salary increase you would receive.

Art Manager Salary Compared by Gender

In the modern age, we know that there should never be a pay gap between men and women. Unfortunately, in many professions, there is still a significant difference between the salaries earned by men when compared to the salary of women in the same job.

In Afghanistan, a male art manager will earn an average of 1,043,600 AFN, while a female art manager will earn around 890,100 AFN.

This means that a male art manager earns approximately 17% more than a female art manager for performing the same job.

Average Salary by Gender Chart in Afghanistan

Male
1,043,600 AFN
Female -17%
890,100 AFN

Art Manager Average Pay Raise in Afghanistan

In many countries, an annual pay raise is often given to employees to reward their service with a salary increase.

From our research, we can see that the average pay raise for an Art Manager in Afghanistan is around 7% every 30 months.

The national average pay raise across all professions and industries in Afghanistan is around 4% every 29 months.

In this case, we can see that the number of months between the average pay raise is higher than the typical 12 months.

To make the data more meaningful, we can calculate what the approximate annual pay raise would be using a simple formula:

Annual Increase = ( Increase Rate ÷ Months ) × 12

So for this example, it would be:

Annual Increase = ( 7 ÷ 30 ) × 12  = 3%

What this means is that an Art Manager in Afghanistan can expect to receive an average pay raise of around 3% every 12 months.

Annual Pay Raise by Industry in Afghanistan for 2022

In the chart below, you can see the average annual pay raise percentages for each of the major industries in Afghanistan.

You will see that companies in bigger and more lucrative industries tend to have the higher annual pay raises.

Banking
1%
Energy
2%
Information Technology
3%
Healthcare
4%
Travel
5%
Construction
6%
Education
7%

Art Manager Bonus and Incentive Rates in Afghanistan

Another part of your overall compensation in a job is how much bonus you receive. Some job roles will be more likely to pay a bonus than others and also more likely to have higher bonus rates.

Generally speaking, jobs that are more involved with direct revenue generation will receive higher bonuses based on the performance towards revenue goals.

An Art Manager is a low bonus based job, with 40% of employees reporting at least one bonus in the last 12 months.

60% reported that they had not received any bonuses in the previous 12 months.

For the employees that did receive a bonus in the previous 12 months, the reported bonuses ranged from 2% to 7%.

Received Bonus
40%
No Bonus
60%

What are the Types of Bonus?

There are a number of difference types of bonus you can receive in a job. Including:

  • Individual performance bonus - This is a bonus that is awarded to an individual employee for general performance in the job. It's the most common type of bonus.
  • Company performance bonus - This is a bonus that is awarded to a company employees to share profit with the staff.
  • Goal based bonus - This is a bonus that is awarded to an individual employee (or a team) for achieving specific goals, objectives, or milestones.
  • Holiday bonus - This type of bonus is usually paid around the holidays, often the end of the year, and is a token of appreciation for the hard work throughout the year.

Government vs Private Sector Salaries

Another commonly asked question is whether you get paid a higher salary working in the public (government) sector or the private sector.

Public sector employees in Afghanistan earn approximately 11% more than private sector employees in the same role.

Public Sector
971,200 AFN
Private Sector -11%
878,900 AFN

Salaries for Jobs Similar to an Art Manager

In the table below, we have salary information for jobs that are similar to an Art Manager in Afghanistan.

Job Title Category Salary
Advertising Account Executive Advertising / Graphic Design / Events 1,079,600 AFN
Advertising Account Manager Advertising / Graphic Design / Events 1,168,700 AFN
Advertising Account Planner Advertising / Graphic Design / Events 571,300 AFN
Advertising and Promotions Manager Advertising / Graphic Design / Events 1,583,700 AFN
Advertising Coordinator Advertising / Graphic Design / Events 767,000 AFN
Advertising Manager Advertising / Graphic Design / Events 1,547,500 AFN
Advertising Operations Manager Advertising / Graphic Design / Events 1,645,600 AFN
Advertising Sales Director Advertising / Graphic Design / Events 1,668,900 AFN
Advertising Strategic Planner Advertising / Graphic Design / Events 1,065,800 AFN
Advertising Team Leader Advertising / Graphic Design / Events 904,700 AFN
Animator Advertising / Graphic Design / Events 695,400 AFN
Art Director Advertising / Graphic Design / Events 955,800 AFN
Artist Advertising / Graphic Design / Events 799,300 AFN
Artworker Advertising / Graphic Design / Events 559,000 AFN
Assistant Art Director Advertising / Graphic Design / Events 754,900 AFN
Audio and Video Equipment Technician Advertising / Graphic Design / Events 548,800 AFN
Audio Engineer Advertising / Graphic Design / Events 714,600 AFN
Audiosual Technician Advertising / Graphic Design / Events 566,900 AFN
Broadcast Administrator Advertising / Graphic Design / Events 1,021,800 AFN
Catering Sales Advertising / Graphic Design / Events 623,200 AFN
Catering Trainer Advertising / Graphic Design / Events 724,000 AFN
Commercial and Industrial Designer Advertising / Graphic Design / Events 566,900 AFN
Conference Organiser Advertising / Graphic Design / Events 722,100 AFN
Content and Media Production Lead Advertising / Graphic Design / Events 1,097,500 AFN
CopyWriter Advertising / Graphic Design / Events 658,300 AFN
Creative Designer Advertising / Graphic Design / Events 699,700 AFN
Creative Director Advertising / Graphic Design / Events 965,000 AFN
Designer Advertising / Graphic Design / Events 574,200 AFN
Desktop Publisher Advertising / Graphic Design / Events 459,700 AFN
Digital Campaign Manager Advertising / Graphic Design / Events 1,011,500 AFN
Digital Media Manager Advertising / Graphic Design / Events 1,191,100 AFN
Digital Media Strategist Advertising / Graphic Design / Events 1,249,900 AFN
Director of Events Advertising / Graphic Design / Events 1,693,600 AFN
Director of Graphic Design Advertising / Graphic Design / Events 918,600 AFN
Director of Social Media Marketing Advertising / Graphic Design / Events 1,283,600 AFN
Events and Promotions Manager Advertising / Graphic Design / Events 1,583,700 AFN
Events Director Advertising / Graphic Design / Events 1,583,700 AFN
Exhibit Designer Advertising / Graphic Design / Events 772,700 AFN
Exhibit Display Coordinator Advertising / Graphic Design / Events 745,000 AFN
Exhibit Display Manager Advertising / Graphic Design / Events 996,600 AFN
Finisher Advertising / Graphic Design / Events 510,000 AFN
Graphic Artist Advertising / Graphic Design / Events 610,100 AFN
Graphic Design Specialist Advertising / Graphic Design / Events 701,400 AFN
Graphic Designer Advertising / Graphic Design / Events 615,300 AFN
Graphics Artist Advertising / Graphic Design / Events 642,800 AFN
Graphics Design Supervisor Advertising / Graphic Design / Events 832,100 AFN
Group Creative Director Advertising / Graphic Design / Events 1,047,900 AFN
Imagery Analyst Advertising / Graphic Design / Events 556,000 AFN
Imaging Technologist Advertising / Graphic Design / Events 559,000 AFN
Interaction Designer Advertising / Graphic Design / Events 475,700 AFN
Media Analyst Advertising / Graphic Design / Events 810,200 AFN
Media Executive Advertising / Graphic Design / Events 1,057,100 AFN
Media Planner Advertising / Graphic Design / Events 808,000 AFN
Media Production Coordinator Advertising / Graphic Design / Events 737,000 AFN
Media Production Manager Advertising / Graphic Design / Events 1,333,900 AFN
Media Project Manager Advertising / Graphic Design / Events 1,283,600 AFN
Media Relations Representative Advertising / Graphic Design / Events 1,058,300 AFN
Media Sales Executive Advertising / Graphic Design / Events 1,320,500 AFN
Meeting and Event Planner Advertising / Graphic Design / Events 717,900 AFN
Multimedia Artist Advertising / Graphic Design / Events 615,700 AFN
Multimedia Specialist Advertising / Graphic Design / Events 559,000 AFN
Photographer Advertising / Graphic Design / Events 544,800 AFN
PPC Campaign Manager Advertising / Graphic Design / Events 986,700 AFN
Print Production Manager Advertising / Graphic Design / Events 1,075,700 AFN
Product and Brand Manager Advertising / Graphic Design / Events 1,547,500 AFN
Sales Promotion Manager Advertising / Graphic Design / Events 1,537,500 AFN
Search Engine Optimization Specialist (SEO) Advertising / Graphic Design / Events 643,800 AFN
Sketch Artist Advertising / Graphic Design / Events 698,200 AFN
Social Media Executive Advertising / Graphic Design / Events 1,235,600 AFN
Social Media Manager Advertising / Graphic Design / Events 1,235,600 AFN
Social Media Marketing Manager Advertising / Graphic Design / Events 1,273,300 AFN
Social Media Strategist Advertising / Graphic Design / Events 1,235,600 AFN
Special Events Supervisor Advertising / Graphic Design / Events 955,800 AFN
Technical Typist Advertising / Graphic Design / Events 419,400 AFN
User Experience UX Designer Advertising / Graphic Design / Events 642,800 AFN
UX Designer Advertising / Graphic Design / Events 562,200 AFN

Salary Comparison by City

If you want to compare salaries with different cities in Afghanistan, you can use the links below to explore the data for each specific city we have researched.

City Average Salary
Herat 1,021,800 AFN
Jalalabad 908,200 AFN
Kabul 1,088,800 AFN
Kandahar 991,100 AFN
Kunduz 899,900 AFN
Mazari Sharif 906,500 AFN

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