How much money does a person working in Cork make?
4,121 EUR per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Cork typically earns around 4,121 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 Cork | All Jobs
Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles
Salaries in Cork range between 558 EUR per month (minimum salary) to 18,247 EUR per month (maximum salary).
The median salary is 4,244 EUR per month, which means that half (50%) of the population are earning less than 4,244 EUR while the other half are earning more than 4,244 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 2,161 EUR while 75% of them are earning more than 2,161 EUR. Also from the diagram, 75% of the population are earning less than 11,920 EUR while 25% are earning more than 11,920 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 Cork
How are Cork salaries changing over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary over the past few years.
|Average Salary 2016|| = |
|Average Salary 2017|| +4% |
|Average Salary 2018|| +3% |
|Average Salary 2019|| +3% |
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Salaries in Cork 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
|Administrative Assistant||2,187 EUR|
|Biomedical Engineer||3,410 EUR|
|CAD Drafter||2,865 EUR|
|Chartered Accountant||3,453 EUR|
|Chief Executive Officer||8,694 EUR|
|Chief Financial Officer||8,322 EUR|
|Civil Engineer||3,485 EUR|
|Computer Technician||3,128 EUR|
|Creative Director||4,154 EUR|
|Developer / Programmer||3,402 EUR|
|Electrical Engineer||3,961 EUR|
|Elementary School Teacher||2,675 EUR|
|Executive Chef||3,475 EUR|
|Flight Attendant||3,518 EUR|
|General Manager||6,957 EUR|
|Graphic Designer||2,670 EUR|
|Hotel Manager||5,840 EUR|
|Human Resources Manager||5,302 EUR|
|Internal Auditor||3,891 EUR|
|Legal Assistant||2,881 EUR|
|Mechanical Engineer||3,856 EUR|
|Police Officer||3,215 EUR|
|Project Manager||4,674 EUR|
|Sales Manager||5,944 EUR|
|Sales Representative||2,651 EUR|
|Secondary School Teacher||3,288 EUR|
|Travel Agent||3,085 EUR|
|Waiter / Waitress||2,442 EUR|
Average Hourly Wage in Cork | All Jobs
24 EUR per hour
Average Hourly Wage
The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Cork | All Jobs is 24 EUR. This means that the average person in Cork earns approximatly 24 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.
Cork VS Ireland
We compared salaries in Cork and Ireland and we found that Cork salaries are 12% more than those of Ireland.
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