Starting Salaries for Top Degree Courses in Kenya


The starting salary for top courses in Kenya vary depending on market demand. If you are fresh from college, there is a certain salary you expect to earn even without work experience. Though the salaries depend on specific industry, the variation is not huge.

For those who are graduating, here is the salary you expect to earn the moment you receive your first job:

  1. Bachelor of Statistics—Ksh50,000 per month
  2. Bachelor of Actuarial Science—Ksh60,000 per month
  3. Bachelor of Commerce—Ksh 40,000 per month
  4. Bachelor of Education—Ksh35,000 per month
  5. Bachelor of Economics—Ksh30,000 per month
  6. Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery—Ksh 100,000 per month
  7. Nursing—Ksh30,000 per month
  8. Bachelor of Human Resource Management—Ksh50,000 per month
  9. Bachelor of Software Engineering—Ksh120,000
  10. Bachelor of Electrical and Electronics Engineering—Ksh80,000 per month
  11. Bachelor of Computer Engineering—Ksh 70,000 per month
  12. Bachelor of Law—Ksh 60,000 per month
  13. Bachelor of Pharmacy—Ksh 90,000 per month
  14. Bachelor of Business Administration—Ksh40,000 per month
  15. Bachelor of Information Technology—Ksh35,000 per month
  16. Bachelor of Quantity Surveying—Ksh70,000 per month
  17. Bachelor of Information Science—Ksh 30,000 per month
  18. Piloting—Ksh150,000 per month

Piloting,pharmacy,software engineering and bachelor of medicine are some of the highest paying courses in Kenya.