Top 7 Highest Paying Engineering Jobs in the UAE/Middle East

Best Paying Engineering Jobs in UAE

The field of engineering has experienced a marked increase in demand in the Gulf region due to the growth of the construction and infrastructure industries. Consequently, the region has become among the best in encouraging the growth of engineers. Engineering jobs is, therefore, among the best paying careers, with the highest paying engineering categories outlined below.

Mechanical engineer

Mechanical engineers are needed in every project, from construction to automotive and aviation industries. The booming construction industry in the Middle East means that mechanical engineers are in high demand, thereby placing them among the highest-paid engineers. On average, mechanical engineers take home about AED 79,000 per month.

 Electrical engineer

Wherever there’s a mechanical engineer, there is bound to be an electrical engineer as their jobs are complementary. Electrical engineers are needed to help design, install and operate electrical systems and machines to facilitate production. They are also critical in navigational and telecommunication systems. Their average salary is AED 85,000 per month.

 Civil engineer

The United Arab Emirates boasts some of the most magnificent man-made structures in the world. The tallest building, the largest shopping malls and the most impressive hotels and other structures can be found in this region. All these are the works of civil engineers who were instrumental in designing, building, and commissioning such large projects. As a result, they are among the highest-paid engineers in UAE (average salary AED 88,000 monthly.

Project engineer

Project engineers, strictly speaking, may not have the expertise to specialize in a particular engineering discipline. Their experience is rather broad and spans across several engineering fields. Their work mainly involves the design supervision and coordination of various aspects of construction, manufacturing, or other projects. Their role is critical to the success of entire projects; hence they are among the highly remunerated engineering disciplines. Their average pay is AED 121,000 per month.

Petroleum engineer

The Middle East is the global hub for petroleum products. With many of the countries producing oil, petroleum engineers enjoy high pay and lucrative working conditions. As a result, it is not unusual to find engineers from all over the world working in this region.

Network engineer

Many companies are looking to implement platforms that leverage the Internet of Things (IoT) to enhance connectivity and enhance production. This is where network engineers are critical. According to The National Business, network engineers in the UAE earn between AED 62,000 and AED 104,600 per month.

Operations engineer

Operations engineers are among the highest paid in their field due to the nature of their work. They are responsible for ensuring peak efficiency and productivity. Their work involves optimizing operations, overseeing budgets; workflow and staffing to ensure that their production/manufacturing flows smoothly (average monthly salary AED 210,000)

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