Top 3 Salaries and Careers in the UAE 2014

careers in the uae 2014

For the past 10 years, the UAE has witnessed phenomenal growth and need for expat workers wanting to up their lifestyle and live the UAE dream.

We spoke to 3 leading Recruitment Agencies across the UAE and bring you the results below for the Top Salaries and Careers in the UAE for 2014. All Salaries stated below are Tax Free.

Salaries and Careers in the UAE 2014

1. Banking

The banking sector in Dubai has seen a marked increase in 2014 with one of the biggest banks in Dubai, Dubai Islamic bank posting a 60% increase in net income year on year. High earning roles will typically be found in Banks with heavy investment in Oil and Gas and Property/Construction.

Average Salary: $120,000

2. Aviation

With the exponential growth of all of the major carriers in the UAE in 2014 (Emirates, Etihad and FlyDubai) aviation has seen an upward trend in recruitment in 2013-2014. Emirates alone exceeded Annual Revenues of AED 80 Million  and hired nearly 5000 employees in 2013-2014 with investment happening across its range of sub-products.

Average Salary Pilot (Captain): $110,000
Average Salary Air Stewardess: $14,000

3. Accounting and Finance

Accountancy jobs are one of the most sought after in the UAE as Dubai and Abu Dhabi’s continued growth in FMCG, Construction and Healthcare continues unabated in 2014. These markets are particularly fierce in hiring accountancy professionals from across the world with soft-skills . Blue-Chip companies across the UAE are continuing to reduce costs and require Arab-Speaking qualified skilled professionals. ACCA, ACA, and related qualifications are sought after together with at least 7 years experience.

Average Salary: $70,000

Please like and share!

Salman Chaudhry is a leading online marketer and web expert with a keen interest in Dubai. is a website providing helpful news and reviews, hints and tips for people wanting to live and work in Dubai.