Top 13 Most Paying Jobs In Kenya 2023

By Getrude Mathayo / Published May 26, 2023 | 3:22 pm



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Most people in Kenya especially young people are looking for the best-paying jobs. In recent years, Kenya has seen some of the biggest economic booms in the continent.

The rise of the internet and the push for globalization has caused a positive trend in the country. Several sectors have seen significant infrastructure development over the years and are continuing to grow.

Because of this, several high-highest-paying jobs in Kenya have now opened up in the labor market. Whether you are a fresh graduate eager to blaze your own path or someone looking to switch careers and reinvent themselves.

The Kenyan job market is also undergoing major changes amid the automation and digitization of various sectors of the economy that have resulted in redundancies in various sectors.

A large salary is important to a lot of people currently working in Kenya. A high-paying job covers the basic needs of most of life’s more basic costs, while still leaving a surplus of funds to spend on some of the finer things in life.

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  1. Surgeons / Doctors

Surgery is one of the most paid jobs in Kenya. Surgeons are specialized medical professionals that perform operations on the human body. They can be general surgeons or specialists in a specific body part. The profession requires a high level of skill and grace under pressure. Because of this, medical doctors and surgeons in Kenya are some of the highest-paid professionals in Kenya and the world.

  1. Airline Pilot

Commercial Airline Pilots are highly trained professionals that fly airplanes. They are some of the most in demand both locally and internationally. They undergo intensive training to ensure that they have the necessary skill set to safely operate an aircraft

  1. Tech Developers

As the economy continues to embrace the perks of digitization Artificial Intelligence and other developments in technology, developers have become highly sought after and are paid highly for their rare skills.

Developers are professionals of various backgrounds who can feed instructions that are understood and acted upon by machines such as robots, computers, or phones.

  1. Judge

Judges make some of the most important decisions that affect individuals and society as a whole. Their rulings, which they make based on extensive reading, researching, and experience, are incredibly important and they bear the weight of all their actions.

  1. Accountant

To become an accountant, you will need a degree in accounting from a college or university. In addition, getting your Certified Public Accountant certification is possible after meeting the education and work experience requirements set out by the Kenyan government.

  1. Architect

Architecture is known as one of the most lucrative professions in the world. They design infrastructures from small homes to large multi-floor buildings. Every public infrastructure project starts with architects drawing up plans and designs

  1. Lawyers

Law is one of the oldest professions in the world. Lawyers have a critical role to play in society, upholding justice and the rule of law – for which they are paid handsomely. However, the legal profession is highly competitive and salaries are largely based on the value you deliver to the client or to the law firm.

  1. Chief Executive Officer

CEO positions are just about as high as you can get in most companies. And they carry the most responsibilities.  Because the job of the CEO is so important to the overall function of an organization, and because they absorb so much of the risk, the compensation is typically the highest of anyone else on the payroll.

  1. Bank Managers

Being in charge of hundreds of millions in funds and investments with all the associated risks that come along makes managing a bank an extremely critical task worthy of a large salary.

  1. Engineer

An engineer can design, build or manage many things, such as roads, bridges, buildings, etc. They require a degree in engineering to become an engineer. There are many engineering degrees, so you must choose the right one.

Once you have your degree, you will need to complete a professional development program specific to the type of engineering you want to do.

  1. Politician

Depending on which type of politician you wish to become, those with an in-depth knowledge of the local and federal Kenyan government, in addition to having a solid understanding of teamwork, communication, and business policy negotiation skills, are considered prime candidates for MP jobs

  1. Marketing Directors

These professionals are in charge of an organization’s entire marketing strategy. They conduct comprehensive market research to find out what their target customers want. They take note of market trends and opportunities to make appropriate marketing plans.

  1. University Lecture

In Kenya, a university lecturer is highly respected and well-paid. To be a university lecturer in Kenya, you must have a degree in your chosen topic or discipline from a recognized institution. You will learn many teaching styles and develop excellent written and oral communication skills.

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