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Developer / Programmer Average Salary in Italy 2019

How much money does a Developer / Programmer make in Italy?

3,200 EUR per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working as a Developer / Programmer in Italy typically earns around 3,200 EUR per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Developer / Programmer salaries may differ drasticlty based on experience, skills, gender, or location. Below you will find detialed breakdown based on many different criteria.

Developer / Programmer Salary Distribution in Italy

Median and salary distribution monthly Italy Developer / Programmer

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

Developer / Programmer salaries in Italy range between 1,312 EUR per month (minimum salary) to 4,928 EUR per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 3,328 EUR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working as Developer / Programmer are earning less than 3,328 EUR while the other half are earning more than 3,328 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 people working as Developer / Programmer are earning less than 2,088 EUR while 75% of them are earning more than 2,088 EUR. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working as Developer / Programmer are earning less than 4,458 EUR while 25% are earning more than 4,458 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

Developer / Programmer Salary Comparison by Years of Experience

0 - 2 Years    =  
1,511 EUR
2 - 5 Years    +37%  
2,071 EUR
5 - 10 Years    +26%  
2,614 EUR
10 - 15 Years    +21%  
3,156 EUR
15 - 20 Years    +17%  
3,699 EUR
20+ Years    +24%  
4,584 EUR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Experience level is the most important factor in determining your salary. Naturally the more years of experience the higher your wage. We broke down Developer / Programmer salaries by experience level. A Developer / Programmer with less than two years of experience makes approximatly 1,511 EUR per month. While someone with experience level between two and five years is expected to earn 2,071 EUR per month, 37% more than someone with less than two year's experience. Moving forward, an experience level between five and ten years lands a salary of 2,614 EUR per month, 26% more than a person with two to five years of experience. Additionally, Developer / Programmer(s) whose expertise span anywhere between ten and fifteen years get a salary equivalent to 3,156 EUR per month, 21% more than a person with five to ten years of experience. If the experience level is between fifteen and twenty years, then the expected wage is 3,699 EUR per month, 17% more than a person with ten to fifteen years of experience. Lastly, employees with more than twenty years of professional experience get a salary of 4,584 EUR per month, 24% more than people with fifteen to twenty years of experience.

Salary comparison by years of experience monthly Italy Developer / Programmer

Developer / Programmer Salary Comparison By Education

Certificate or Diploma    =  
1,909 EUR
Bachelor's Degree    +40%  
2,668 EUR
Master's Degree    +41%  
3,753 EUR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

We all know that higher education equals a bigger salary, but how much more money can a degree add into your income? We broke down Developer / Programmer salaries by education level in order to make a comparison. When the education level is Certificate or Diploma, the average salary of a Developer / Programmer is 1,909 EUR per month. While someone with a Bachelor's Degree gets a salary of 2,668 EUR per month, 40% more than someone with Certificate or Diploma. A Master's Degree gets its holder an average salary of 3,753 EUR per month, 41% more than someone with Bachelor's Degree.

Salary comparison by education level monthly Italy Developer / Programmer

Developer / Programmer Salary Comparison By Gender

Female    =  
2,896 EUR
Male    +21%  
3,504 EUR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Though gender should not have an effect on pay, in reality it does. So who gets paid more: men or women? Male Developer / Programmer employees in Italy earn 21% more than their female counterparts.

Salary comparison by gender monthly Italy Developer / Programmer

Public / Government vs Private Sector Salary Comparison

Private Sector    =  
2,736 EUR
Public Sector    +34%  
3,664 EUR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Where can you get paid more, working for a private company or for the goverment? Public sector Developer / Programmer employees in Italy earn 34% more than their private sector counterparts.

Public vs private sector salaries monthly Italy Developer / Programmer

Developer / Programmer Salary Trend and Forecast in Italy

How are Developer / Programmer salaries changing over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary in recent years.

Salary trends and forecast monthly Italy Developer / Programmer
Average Salary 2016    =  
2,870 EUR
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
2,976 EUR
Average Salary 2018    +4%  
3,086 EUR
Average Salary 2019    +4%  
3,200 EUR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Developer / Programmer 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 4% 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.

Developer / Programmer Average Hourly Wage in Italy

18 EUR per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Italy for Developer / Programmer is 18 EUR. This means that the average Developer / Programmer in Italy earns approximatly 18 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.

Developer / Programmer VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Developer / Programmer and Information Technology monthly ItalyWe compared Italy salaries for Developer / Programmer, Information Technology, and All Jobs and we found that Developer / Programmer salaries are 10% less than those of Information Technology. We also found out that Information Technology salaries are 3% less than those of All Jobs.

Salary comparison with similar jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
ABAP Developer3,200 EUR=
Android Developer3,302 EUR+3%
Angular Developer3,269 EUR+2%
AS400 Programmer3,528 EUR+10%
Avaloq Developer3,171 EUR-1%
BizTalk Developer 3,429 EUR+7%
Build and Release Engineer3,380 EUR+6%
Business Intelligence Developer3,807 EUR+19%
Business Objects Developer3,371 EUR+5%
C# Developer3,257 EUR+2%
C++ Developer3,547 EUR+11%
CMS Developer3,172 EUR-1%
Curam Developer3,079 EUR-4%
Developer / Programmer3,200 EUR=
Flash Developer3,078 EUR-4%
Front End Developer2,984 EUR-7%
Full Stack Developer3,636 EUR+14%
Game Developer3,498 EUR+9%
GIS Developer3,445 EUR+8%
Graphical User Interface ( GUI ) Programmer3,141 EUR-2%
Graphics Programmer3,366 EUR+5%
Imaging Programmer3,157 EUR-1%
IOS Developer3,510 EUR+10%
Java Developer3,360 EUR+5%
Javascript Developer3,299 EUR+3%
Lead Developer3,790 EUR+18%
Mobile Developer3,320 EUR+4%
Multimedia Developer3,189 EUR-0%
Nodejs Developer3,911 EUR+22%
Oracle Developer3,912 EUR+22%
Perl Developer3,111 EUR-3%
PHP Developer3,221 EUR+1%
Python Developer3,703 EUR+16%
Remedy Developer2,835 EUR-11%
Ruby Developer3,157 EUR-1%
Salesforce Developer2,889 EUR-10%
SAS Programmer3,366 EUR+5%
Sharepoint Developer3,547 EUR+11%
Software Development Manager3,932 EUR+23%
Software QA Engineer3,263 EUR+2%
Software Test Engineer3,094 EUR-3%
Teradata Developer2,880 EUR-10%
TIBCO Developer3,220 EUR+1%
User Experience Designer3,270 EUR+2%
VB Developer2,857 EUR-11%
VB.NET Developer3,301 EUR+3%

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Bologna3,272 EUR
Catania3,043 EUR
Genova3,395 EUR
Milano3,552 EUR
Napoli3,427 EUR
Palermo3,521 EUR
Parma2,956 EUR
Rome3,680 EUR
Torino3,304 EUR
Trieste3,026 EUR
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