Home Page
Compare Your Salary
Salary Report
Best Paying Jobs
Salary Increase Letter
Read Our Articles
Salary Calculator

Average Salary in Italy 2019

How much money does a person working in Italy make?

3,175 EUR per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Italy typically earns around 3,175 EUR per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits.
Salaries differ drasticly between different jobs. If you are interested in the salary of a particular job, see below for salaries for specific job titles.

Distribution of Salaries in Italy | All Jobs

25% of people earn
1,750 EUR
or less
50% of people earn
2,500 EUR
or less
75% of people earn
3,750 EUR
or less
800 EUR
2,500 EUR
15,000 EUR

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

Salaries in Italy range between 800 EUR per month (minimum salary) to 15,000 EUR per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 2,500 EUR per month, which means that half (50%) of the population are earning less than 2,500 EUR while the other half are earning more than 2,500 EUR. The median represents the middle salary value. Generally speaking, you would want to be on the right side of the graph with the group earning more than the median salary.

Closely related to the median are two values: the 25th and the 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of the population are earning less than 1,750 EUR while 75% of them are earning more than 1,750 EUR. Also from the diagram, 75% of the population are earning less than 3,750 EUR while 25% are earning more than 3,750 EUR.

What is the difference between the median and the average salary? What should you be looking at?

Both are indicators. If your salary is higher than both of the average and the median then you are doing very well. If your salary is lower than both, then many people are earning more than you and there is plently of room for improvement. If your wage is in between the average and median, then things can be a bit confusing. We have written a guide to explain all the different senarios. How to compare your salary

Salary Trend and Forecast in Italy

How are Italy salaries changing over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary over the past few years.

Average Salary 2016    =  
2,974 EUR
Average Salary 2017    +3%  
3,058 EUR
Average Salary 2018    +2%  
3,125 EUR
Average Salary 2019    +2%  
3,175 EUR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Salaries in Italy are on the rise in the year 2019 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2019 are 2% higher than those of 2018. The trend suggests a slow yet continous increase in pay in 2020 and future years. These numbers differ slightly from industry to another.

Average Hourly Wage in Italy | All Jobs

16 EUR per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Italy | All Jobs is 16 EUR. This means that the average person in Italy earns approximatly 16 EUR for every worked hour.

Hourly Wage = Annual Salary ÷ ( 52 x 5 x 8 )

The hourly wage is the salary paid in one working hour. Usually jobs are classified into two categories: salaried jobs and hourly jobs. Salaried jobs pay a fix amount regardless of the hours worked. Hourly jobs pay per worked hour. To convert salary into hourly wage the above formula is used (assuming 5 working days in a week and 8 working hours per day which is the standard for most jobs). The hourly wage calculation may differ slightly depending on the worked hours per week and annual vacation allowance. The figures mentioned above are good approximation and they are considered to the be the standard.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Bari2,230 EUR
Bologna3,356 EUR
Brescia3,246 EUR
Cagliari1,233 EUR
Catania2,172 EUR
Ferrara2,889 EUR
Firenze2,764 EUR
Foggia1,250 EUR
Genova2,857 EUR
Livorno2,110 EUR
Milano3,361 EUR
Modena3,603 EUR
Monza3,681 EUR
Napoli3,276 EUR
Padova2,752 EUR
Palermo3,761 EUR
Parma3,669 EUR
Perugia2,125 EUR
Pescara2,285 EUR
Ravenna3,728 EUR
Reggio Calabria1,750 EUR
Reggio nell Emilia3,263 EUR
Roma3,312 EUR
Torino2,951 EUR
Trieste3,522 EUR
Venezia3,491 EUR
Verona3,010 EUR
Home|Privacy Policy|Salary Comparison

©Salary Explorer 2018