The UAE government today raises wages for all expatriate workers after leaving a lot of workforce in the Emirates to remain in the same frenzy and sophistication as the average monthly salary of an employee in the UAE is 19,600 dirhams per month. Salaries range from 4,370 dirhams (the lowest average) to 90,100 dirhams (upper limit).

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New minimum and high:

Salaries in the United Arab Emirates range from 4,370 dirhams per month (minimum) to 90,100 dirhams per month (upper limit).

Average wages:

The average salary is 18,400 dirhams per month, which means that half of the employees earn less than 18,400 dirhams, while the other half earns more than 18,400 dirhams. Average is the number that divides the group into two equal halves. Compare your salary with average salary to see if you are from the upper and lower group.


Note also two other important numbers: the percentage 25% and the percentage 75%. We conclude from the graph that 25% of employees earn less than 10,300 dirhams, while 75% earn more than 10,300 dirhams. We also conclude from the illustration that 75% of employees earn 51,000 dirhams or less, while 25% of them earn 51,000 dirhams or more.

The Central Bank revealed that the number of customers who benefited from the economic support plan, along with those whose loan installments were postponed outside the plan, has reached 320 thousand customers so far.

The Central Bank said in a statement that the banks postponed installments of customers outside the support plan, amounting to eight billion dirhams, pointing out that the banks had withdrawn, so far, 44 billion dirhams of liquidity facilities amounting to 50 billion dirhams, representing 88%.

In detail, the Central Bank stated, in a statement yesterday, that “its board of directors held its sixth meeting for the year 2020 via videoconference, the day before yesterday, where it reviewed the use of the comprehensive economic support plan directed, and noted the progress made in the process of withdrawing from liquidity facilities, and payment delays that Banks granted it to qualified clients, ”explaining that“ the percentage of banks withdrawing from operating in the country from the liquidity facilities granted to them amounted to about 88% of the total facilities amounting to 50 billion dirhams, equivalent to 44 billion dirhams of the financing granted to them to date. ”

He added that the number of banks that used the economic support plan reached 26, of which 17 banks withdrew 100% of the funding granted to them, while the total number of clients who benefited from the support plan reached more than 140 thousand customers, from the facilities of the comprehensive economic support plan.

According to the central statement, the council also reviewed the details of support to customers outside the scope of the comprehensive economic support plan, as the number of beneficiaries reached more than 180,000, by postponing loans with a total value of about eight billion dirhams.

In addition, the Board of Directors of Al-Markazi took note of all the measures that have been adopted to face the repercussions of the "Covid 19" epidemic from liquidity facilities, guidelines and directives to banks to support the affected clients.

The council reviewed reports on monitoring the financial system, tests of the ability of the banking sector in the country to withstand pressure and overall financial developments.

The Council continued the discussion of the remaining topics on its agenda, and other emerging issues, and took appropriate decisions thereon.