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Average Salary in Dublin 2019

How much money does a person working in Dublin make?

4,313 EUR per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Dublin typically earns around 4,313 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 Dublin | All Jobs

Median and salary distribution monthly Dublin

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

Salaries in Dublin range between 584 EUR per month (minimum salary) to 19,097 EUR per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 4,399 EUR per month, which means that half (50%) of the population are earning less than 4,399 EUR while the other half are earning more than 4,399 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 2,242 EUR while 75% of them are earning more than 2,242 EUR. Also from the diagram, 75% of the population are earning less than 12,218 EUR while 25% are earning more than 12,218 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 Dublin

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

Salary trends and forecast monthly Dublin
Average Salary 2016    =  
3,935 EUR
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
4,081 EUR
Average Salary 2018    +3%  
4,207 EUR
Average Salary 2019    +3%  
4,313 EUR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Salaries in Dublin are on the rise in the year 2019 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2019 are 3% 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.


Salaries for popular jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Accountant2,853 EUR
Administrative Assistant2,263 EUR
Architect3,744 EUR
Attorney6,196 EUR
Biomedical Engineer3,636 EUR
CAD Drafter3,033 EUR
Cashier2,443 EUR
Chartered Accountant3,531 EUR
Chef3,286 EUR
Chief Executive Officer9,023 EUR
Chief Financial Officer8,237 EUR
Civil Engineer3,594 EUR
Computer Technician3,121 EUR
Creative Director4,145 EUR
Dentist9,722 EUR
Developer / Programmer3,626 EUR
Electrical Engineer3,910 EUR
Elementary School Teacher2,768 EUR
Engineer3,744 EUR
Executive Chef3,669 EUR
Flight Attendant3,416 EUR
General Manager7,135 EUR
Graphic Designer2,929 EUR
Hotel Manager6,087 EUR
Human Resources Manager5,835 EUR
Internal Auditor4,435 EUR
Journalist3,991 EUR
Legal Assistant2,976 EUR
Mechanical Engineer4,138 EUR
Nurse3,184 EUR
Pharmacist4,568 EUR
Photographer2,696 EUR
Pilot4,901 EUR
Police Officer3,355 EUR
Project Manager4,774 EUR
Receptionist3,064 EUR
Sales Manager6,397 EUR
Sales Representative2,574 EUR
Secondary School Teacher3,299 EUR
Secretary2,218 EUR
Teacher3,223 EUR
Teller2,865 EUR
Travel Agent3,516 EUR
Waiter / Waitress2,516 EUR

Average Hourly Wage in Dublin | All Jobs

25 EUR per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Dublin | All Jobs is 25 EUR. This means that the average person in Dublin earns approximatly 25 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.

Dublin VS Ireland

Salary Comparison Between Dublin and Ireland monthlyWe compared salaries in Dublin and Ireland and we found that Dublin salaries are 17% more than those of Ireland.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Cork4,121 EUR
Dublin4,313 EUR
Galway3,732 EUR
Limerick3,971 EUR
Waterford3,542 EUR
3718 - 324
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