UAE salary guide: What you should be paid in 2019


The UAE continues to see strong demand from international brands that are looking to open retail outlets, pushing the region into position as the seventh most popular destination for retail expansion, according to a recent study.

According to the Robert Half 2019 Salary Guide, organisations within the Middle East are attempting to attract more digital talent through a range of workplace initiatives, such as work environment modernisation (86 per cent), training and development (81per cent) and improved compensation packages (79 per cent).

The speed at which the economy is growing has become a concern for 37 per cent of organisations, which struggle to find qualified talent to help them remain competitive.

The trend for UAE businesses is to streamline remuneration packages, while retaining the competitive edge that is crucial in attracting and retaining talent.