Saudi Arabia – 30% Saudization Requirement for Marketing Roles

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Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development issued a decision to increase the Saudization requirements for marketing professions. With the Ministry’s decision, the following Saudization requirements have been established, effective from 1 April 2022:

  • All private companies will be required to maintain at least a 30% Saudization level for all marketing-related jobs.
  • The 30% Saudization in the marketing profession is only implemented for the companies with more than 5 employees employed in the marketing professions.
  • The minimum monthly salary for a Saudi national in the marketing profession will be SAR 5,500 in order for the Saudi national employee to be considered in the Saudization calculation.

The roles that are considered as Marketing positions have been identified below:

Marketing positions


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