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Average Job Salary – The Cost of Living in Israel

In this article, we will explore the concept of average job salaries in Israel, and shed a bit of light on the factors that influence them.

So, let’s delve into the fascinating world of salaries and discover what the average job salary looks like in Israel.

First things first…

There two crucial factors which influence the average job salary in Israel.

The first factor is education and skill level. In addition, another crucial factor is the industry or sector in which a person works.

That being said, let’s get into it.

Average Salary Range

As of the most recent data, the average monthly salary in Israel is around 10,000 to 12,000 Israeli shekels.

However, it is important to note that salaries will range significantly depending on the occupation and industry.

For example, working in high-demand fields like technology, engineering, and finance will earn you a higher salary compared to jobs in the service industry or manual labor jobs.

Moreover, the location in which you find a job will affect salary – with major cities like Tel Aviv offering higher pay compared to the rest of the country.

Cost of Living

When looking for a job while considering average job salaries, it’s essential to take into account the cost of living in Israel.

It is not cheap!

Depending on where you choose to live, housing, transportation, food, and healthcare costs will vary.

Major cities like Tel Aviv and Jerusalem have a higher cost of living compared to other areas – Holon, Bat Yam, Ramat Gan, Ashdod, Haifa, etc.

It is important to budget and plan accordingly to ensure a comfortable lifestyle for you and your family.

Your Skills = Your Value

I am not sure where you currently are, only you know that but acquiring new skills will lead to higher earning potential.

It is important to invest in yourself and your personal and professional development to stay competitive in the Israeli job market.

Thus, increasing your value and earning potential over the long term.

I am sure you can now see… the average job salary in Israel is influenced by various factors.

For example; your vocational and educational background, previous and chosen industry to work in, and of course – your work experience.

Ultimately, understanding where you are in all of these areas will give clearer insights into your earning potential.

You see, I still remember the day I arrived in Israel… I had NO JOB, NO FRIENDS, and NO MONEY.

And it took me several years of living in Israel before I found a decent-paying job at a tech company.

I was working for this company, and was promoted to a leadership position when I had a powerful self-realization:

The purpose of my life, is helping other people get what they want from life. 

I looked back into my past and understood that I was always asked to be a leader + trainer + teacher… and I absolutely loved doing it!

Therefore, with my 15+ years of experience in the field of sales and customer service I decided to open a sales training company.

I never thought that I would open my own business in Israel… but I did!

I decided to name my sales training company Sales Development Israel.

Then, I began to use all of my spare time before work and after work creating training materials, and trying to acquire clients.

In addition, I was sending emails and cold calling companies in Tel Aviv, HerzliyaRamat GanJerusalem, Bat Yam, and Holon.

Basically, I was reaching out across the whole country of Israel in my efforts.

Great news – I was able to find my first few clients

Something I immediately noticed was at the conclusion of my sales training workshops, two things would happen consistently happen: 

Firstly, I would receive feedback that my sales training workshops were providing massive value for the sales team.

Secondly, one or two of the students in the courses would privately approach me.

These students would speak with me about their struggles not only in sales, but also in their lives.

Then one time, a female student offered to pay me for a one-on-one session outside of the office.

She asked me to help her learn how to communicate more effectively, and to help her figure out a better career path.

Another student, approached me and offered to pay me for my time to help prepare him for a job interview.

Similarly, another student from another workshop, at another company, asked me to help them build their self-confidence.

And this would happen again and again and again…

Each of these wonderful people I began to work one-on-one with,  had their own unique challenge, and asked me for help.

Each time we developed a plan, strategized, and executed.

These first clients would call me their “Life Coach” or “Career Counselor“, and I am proud to say that I was able to help them.

At the conclusion of our one-on-one sessions, they each had taken took massive steps forward towards the results they wanted!

Eventually, enough people called me their Career Counselor or Life Coach that I began to call myself a “Career Counselor” and ”Life Coach”.

Most people set out to become a trained and certified life coach (קואצ’ר , אימון אישי) or career counselor before ever having a client… that is not my story.

I never once said to myself that I wanted to be a life coach (אימון אישי לחיים) or a career counselor.

This interesting and fulfilling profession came to me… literally.

So that is the short story of how I began life coaching (תל אביב קואצ’ינג לחיים) and career counseling in Tel Aviv Israel.

And after all these years, I’m happy to say I have helped hundreds and hundreds of people from around the world achieve their goals!

Let’s schedule a time for us to speak…


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Average Job Salary – The Cost of Living in Israel