3. Chief Legal Officer
1,440,000 AED (£319,644)
Much the same as an actuary at an insurance company the Head of Legal is responsible for assessing the legal risks of financial activities and steering the company clear of legal problems. Unlike some senior positions this one requires a law degree and usually only top candidates with a strong work ethic and a lot of experience will get the job.
2. Managing Director
1800000 AED (£399,554)
Obviously, anyone can apply to start a new company and appoint themselves as a director, but the kind of high salary we’re talking here require your directorship to be over a large company. A business related degree and years of management experience will put you in good stead for such a position. While many languages are spoken in Dubai, a grounding in the most widespread, Arabic, would be useful for such a senior position, as it would for any of the other entries on this list.