A regional power in the North African region, Algeria has the highest human development index among the non-island African countries. The country’s economy is supported by rich natural gas and oil reserves. It is regarded as one of the largest economies on the continent.
Algiers, Oran, Constantine
Engineers, Software engineers, Area managers, Sales executives, Sales managers
The top local universities in Algeria, along with their world rankings, are added below:
Some of the common jobs and their monthly salaries in Algeria are listed below:
|Job Title||Average Monthly Salary (DZD)||Average Monthly Salary (USD)|
Algeria follows a monthly payroll cycle
The minimum wage in Algeria is 18,000 Algerian dinars (170 dollars) per month.
The Algerian labor law prohibits forced overtime employment. No employee should work beyond 8 hours of overtime a week. However, they are entitled to overtime pay of 50% of the regular hourly rate for their extra work.
Algeria does not have statutory 13th-month pay.
Below are some statutory benefits that Algerian employers offer their employees:
Algeria has extensive social security benefits and covers retirement, illness, unemployment, and work accidents. Employers contribute 26% of the employees’ gross salary for social security contributions.
Employees contribute 9% of their gross salary towards social security.
Algeria follows a progressive income tax structure for individual taxpayers.
|Annual taxable income (DZD)||Rate (%)|
|Less than 240,000||0|
|240,001 to 480,000||23|
|480,001 to 960,000||27|
|960,001 to 1,920,000||30|
|1,920,001 to 3,840,000||33|
|More than 3, 840,000||35|
A standard rate of 19% is followed in Algeria.
Permanent employment in Algeria can be terminated due to redundancy, serious misconduct, or economic reasons.
The notice period followed in Algeria ranges from six to twelve months.
Severance pay is allowed only for those employees who completed at least 2 years of employment in the firm. Employees will be entitled to 15 days’ wage for each completed service year.
Entry visas are required for specific nationalities (eg: EU, US), while citizens of countries such as Morocco and Tunisia do not need an entry visa. Foreigners need temporary work authorization along with a work visa to stay and have employment in the country. It is renewable and is given a maximum validity of 2 years.