Are you a fresh graduate and looking for a job in the Pakistani market in 2018? If yes, here is the list of highest paying jobs in Pakistan which might be helpful for you to find the desired job.

Every year thousands of students graduate from public and private universities of Pakistan and induct in the job market but most of them face difficulties for the best job match that may earn them a handsome livelihood. Most of the fresh graduates look for a job which is in accordance with their skills and qualifications but they have to wait for a long time from the employers’ response which is quite embarrassing.

Before discussing the highest paying jobs in Pakistan, let’s take a bird view on the relevant demographics of Pakistan for better understanding.

  • The Population of Pakistan is estimated to be 201,995,540 in July 2016 with a growth rate of 1.45% which indicates that the population of Pakistan will increase in the future. New problems will arise and to resolve that issues, new business as well as employment opportunities will also arise in the future.
  • Literacy Rate as per total population: 57.9%, Male: 69.5% and Female: 45.8% in 2015.
  • Labor force by occupation is estimated to be Agriculture: 43.7%, Industry: 22.4% and Services: 33.9% in the fiscal year 2013.
  • Latest reports show that unemployment rate in Pakistan is estimated to be 6% which is due to various reasons i.e. energy crisis.

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Top 10 Highest Paying Jobs in Pakistan For 2018

Top 10 Highest Paying Jobs in Pakistan 2018

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1. Chartered Accountant

Chartered accountancy is considered as the best paying jobs in Pakistan for 2018. They are hired on the key positions related to financial affairs of an organization like Chief Accountant, Auditor, CFO, Financial Analyst etc. They are offered highest salary packages even from the start of the job and after some experience, they get paid a handsome salary package. Due to this trend, Chartered Accountancy is ranked as on of the top 10 professions in Pakistan. The salary ranges from Rs.75,000 to 450,000 per month.

2. I.T Professional

I.T is the emerging sector in Pakistan which is contributing a lot in almost every aspect of life. Various software houses are working in major cities of Pakistan and software engineers are paid quite high than all other fields because there is a huge demand for I.T professionals nationwide and internationally as well. I.T professionals get paid highest salaries in Pakistan as their salary ranges from Rs.50, 000 to 500,000 per month.

3. Marketing Manager

Marketing is the most important aspect in the success of an organization’s products and services. So, the marketing manager is the one who is responsible for such affairs of the organization. They are getting handsome salaries along with various opportunities. The salary ranges from Rs.30,000-200,000 per month.

4. HR Manager

In the list of best careers in Pakistan for 2018, starting a career in human resource management is a good profession especially for Pakistani women.

The HR managers are basically responsible for hiring, training, career development, employee relations, compensation and compliance etc to run the organization’s operations smoothly. They are also receiving good salaries in accordance with their role in the organization’s success. The salary ranges from Rs.35,000-150,000 per month.

5. Telecom Engineer

The telecommunication is the fast growing sector of Pakistan which is generating billions of rupees daily from their services. Starting a career in telecom engineering sector is also one of the best careers in Pakistan. The salary ranges from Rs.25,000-100,000 per month.

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6. Project Manager

The project manager is responsible for planning, procurement and execution of a project. The job of a project management is included in the highly paid jobs in Pakistan. They receive good remunerations for their roles and services. The salary ranges from Rs.25,000-150,000 per month.

7. Creative Designer

In the list of top ten highest paid jobs in Pakistan, the creative designer is one who introduces new fashion trends, stylish logos and new design models etc. They also get attractive salary packages for their creative skills and services. The salary ranges from Rs.15,000-80,000 per month.

8. Mechanical Engineer

Mechanical engineer is responsible for design, analysis, manufacturing and maintenance of mechanical systems. This is one of the best professions and highly paid by the employers. The salary ranges from Rs.30,000-225,000 per month.

9. Aviation Manager

Aviation manager ensures the safety and navigation of the airlines. It is one of the finest and best paying jobs in Pakistan that requires special kind of training and vast experience. The salaries of aviation managers are quite high certain reasons. The salary ranges from Rs.150,000-575,000 per month.

10. University Lecturer

Lecturers are receiving attractive salaries packages in the educational sector of Pakistan who deliver lectures in their specialized subjects. The salary ranges from Rs.30, 000-150,000 per month.

There are also other best careers and highest paying jobs in Pakistan such as legal officers, business development managers, project management officers, financial analysts and doctors. Getting good paying jobs in these sectors required certain skills and experience. Best of luck for your future endeavors 🙂

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Salman is a content writer who likes to work with passion, commitment, and hard work. He is pursuing Postgraduate Degree in Islamic Finance. He loves to work as a team player and likes to socialize, help others in any possible way.



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