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Top 15 Companies and Government Institutions With Highest Salaries In Kenya To Work For

When it comes to looking for work, every one dreams of working for a bug company and earning a good salary. There are various companies and government institutions with high job opportunities that also guarantees one of a good salary especially if you get a good position. Apart from the monthly salaries, you can also make more money through commissions and bonuses depending with the work and company you are working for.

Best Companies to work for in Kenya and the salary expectaion

These companies provide a range of job opportunities across different functions and sectors such as banking, telecommunication, insurance, engineering, media, and professional services. Some of the common job roles that are frequently advertised by these companies include customer service representatives, sales executives, marketing professionals, accountants, engineers, IT professionals, and managers. It’s worth noting that the job opportunities and specific roles within these companies may vary depending on their current projects, business goals, and hiring needs.

  1. Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB)
  2. Safaricom
  3. Equity Bank
  4. Cooperative Bank of Kenya
  5. Standard Chartered Bank
  6. KPMG
  7. Deloitte
  8. EABL (East African Breweries Limited)
  9. KRA (Kenya Revenue Authority)
  10. I&M Bank
  11. Nation Media Group
  12. Jubilee Insurance
  13. KENHA (Kenya National Highways Authority)
  14. Britam Holdings
  15. Airtel Kenya

Here are job opportunities from each of them and the salary expectation

1. Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB)

KCB is one of the largest commercial banks in Kenya, and provides a wide range of banking services to both individuals and businesses. Job opportunities at KCB include positions in areas such as customer service, banking operations, finance, and human resources.

Working with KCB bank at the entry-level positions in customer service and banking operations can expect to earn a starting salary of around KES 50,000 to KES 70,000 per month. Experienced managers and executives can earn salaries in the range of KES 100,000 to KES 600,000 per month.

2. Safaricom

Safaricom is a leading telecommunications company not only in Kenya bust East and Central Africa, and is known for its popular mobile money transfer service, M-PESA, Fuliza and many other products. Job opportunities at Safaricom include positions in areas such as sales, marketing, IT, and customer service.

Entry-level positions in customer service and sales can expect to earn a starting salary of around KES 40,000 to KES 70,000 per month. Experienced managers and executives can earn salaries in the range of KES 300,000 to KES 800,000 per month.

3. Equity Bank

Equity Bank is a leading commercial bank in Kenya, and is known for its focus on serving the needs of small and medium-sized businesses. This is a leading bank in terms of customer numbers. Its serves many Kenyans across the country and has one of the largest network of branches. Job opportunities at Equity Bank include positions in areas such as banking operations, customer service, and finance.

At Equity bank, you can expect to earn a starting salary of around KES 40,000 to KES 100,000 per month. Experienced managers and executives can earn salaries in the range of between KES 300,000 to KES 800,000 per month.

4. Cooperative Bank of Kenya

Cooperative Bank of Kenya is a leading commercial bank in Kenya, and is known for its focus on serving the needs of the cooperative movement. Job opportunities at Cooperative Bank of Kenya include positions in areas such as banking operations, customer service, and finance.

The starting salary at Cooperative bank is between KES 30,000 to KES 100,000 and between KES 700,000 to KES 8,000,000 for experienced position such us managers and executives.

5. Standard Chartered Bank

Standard Chartered Bank is an international bank that operates in Kenya, providing a wide range of banking services to individuals and businesses. Job opportunities at Standard Chartered Bank include positions in areas such as customer service, banking operations, and finance.

The starting salary at Standard Chartered bank in Kenya is around KES 50,000 to KES 90,000 per month. Experienced managers and executives can earn salaries in the range of KES 150,000 to KES 650,000 per month.

6. KPMG

KPMG is a leading professional services firm that provides audit, tax, and advisory services to clients in Kenya and around the world. Job opportunities at KPMG include positions in areas such as accounting, finance, and consulting.

Entry-level positions in accounting and audit at KPMG can expect to earn a starting salary of around KES 70,000 to KES 150,000 per month. Experienced managers and executives can earn salaries in the range of KES 300,000 to KES 1,000,000 per month.

7. Deloitte

Deloitte is another leading professional services firm that provides a wide range of services to clients in Kenya and around the world in the field of Audit and accounting. Job opportunities at Deloitte include positions in areas such as accounting, finance, and consulting.

To work at Deloitte you can expect a starting salary of around KES 70,000 to KES 150,000 per month. However, experienced managers and executives can earn salaries in the range of KES 300,000 to KES 3,000,000 per month.

8. EABL (East African Breweries Limited)

EABL is a leading brewery in Kenya, known for producing popular beer brands such as Tusker, Pilsner, and Guinness. Job opportunities at EABL include positions in areas such as manufacturing, sales, marketing, and logistics.

Entry-level positions in manufacturing and logistics can expect to earn a starting salary of around KES 70,000 to KES 100,000 per month. Experienced managers and executives can earn salaries in the range of KES 1,500,000 to KES 4,000,000 per month.

9. KRA (Kenya Revenue Authority)

KRA is the government agency responsible for collecting taxes and duties in Kenya. Job opportunities at KRA include positions in areas such as tax administration, compliance, and enforcement. For starters, you can expect to take home a salary of between KES 50,000 to KES 90,000 per month. Experienced managers and executives can earn salaries in the range of KES 400,000 to KES 2,000,000 each month.

10. I&M Bank

I&M Bank is another leading commercial bank in Kenya, and provides a wide range of banking services to both individuals and businesses. Job opportunities at I&M Bank include positions in areas such as customer service, banking operations, finance, and human resources. To start working at I&M bank, one must go through their vigorous recruitment process. You should expect to take home a salary of between KES 70,000 to KES 1000 at the entry level and around KES 800,000 to KES 2.5M for managers and executive positions.

11. Nation Media Group

Nation Media Group is a leading media company in Kenya, and operates a range of newspapers, television and radio stations, and online platforms. Job opportunities at Nation Media Group include positions in areas such as journalism, advertising, marketing, and IT.

Entry-level positions in journalism and media can expect to earn a starting salary of around KES 20,000 to KES 30,000 per month. Experienced managers and executives can earn salaries in the range of KES 100,000 to KES 200,000 per month.

12. Jubilee Insurance

Jubilee Insurance is a leading insurance company in Kenya, and offers a wide range of insurance products and services to customers.

For an entry-level position in insurance and finance at Jubilee Insurance can earn you a starting salary of around KES 50,000 to KES 65,000 per month. Experienced managers and executives can earn salaries in the range of KES 1,000,000 to KES 2,500,000 per month. You can also make more through bonusses and commissions depending on your area of work.

13. KENHA (Kenya National Highways Authority)

KENHA is the government agency responsible for the management and maintenance of Kenya’s national highways and road infrastructure. Job opportunities at KENHA include positions in areas such as engineering, project management, and maintenance.

Entry-level positions in engineering and project management can expect to earn a starting salary of around KES 70,000 to KES 140,000 per month. Experienced managers and executives can earn salaries in the range of KES 1,000,000 to KES 4,000,000 per month.

14. Britam Holdings

Britam Holdings is a leading financial services company in Kenya, and offers a wide range of insurance, investment, and asset management products and services. Job opportunities at Britam Holdings include positions in areas such as insurance, finance, and investment.

The starting salary at Britam Holding is a around KES 50,000 to KES 100,000 per month. Experienced managers and executives can earn salaries in the range of KES 1,000,000 to KES 5,000,000 per month.

15. Airtel Kenya

Airtel Kenya is a leading telecommunications company in Kenya, and offers a wide range of mobile and fixed-line services to customers. Job opportunities at Airtel Kenya include positions in areas such as sales, marketing, customer service, and IT.

Entry-level positions in customer service and sales at Airtel Kenya can expect to earn a starting salary of around KES 20,000 to KES 80,000 per month. Those in higher positions such us managerial position take home a lamb some of up to KES 2,000,000 each month.

 

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