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Average Salary in Palermo 2019

How much money does a person working in Palermo make?

4,034 EUR per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Palermo typically earns around 4,034 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 Palermo | All Jobs

Median and salary distribution monthly Palermo

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

Salaries in Palermo range between 546 EUR per month (minimum salary) to 17,864 EUR per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 4,115 EUR per month, which means that half (50%) of the population are earning less than 4,115 EUR while the other half are earning more than 4,115 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 2,097 EUR while 75% of them are earning more than 2,097 EUR. Also from the diagram, 75% of the population are earning less than 11,429 EUR while 25% are earning more than 11,429 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 Palermo

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

Salary trends and forecast monthly Palermo
Average Salary 2016    =  
3,682 EUR
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
3,818 EUR
Average Salary 2018    +3%  
3,936 EUR
Average Salary 2019    +2%  
4,034 EUR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Salaries in Palermo 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.

Salaries for popular jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Accountant2,599 EUR
Administrative Assistant1,930 EUR
Architect3,382 EUR
Attorney5,284 EUR
Biomedical Engineer3,168 EUR
CAD Drafter2,841 EUR
Cashier2,094 EUR
Chartered Accountant3,327 EUR
Chef3,078 EUR
Chief Executive Officer9,071 EUR
Chief Financial Officer7,670 EUR
Civil Engineer3,347 EUR
Computer Technician3,015 EUR
Creative Director4,004 EUR
Dentist9,162 EUR
Developer / Programmer3,521 EUR
Electrical Engineer3,742 EUR
Elementary School Teacher2,588 EUR
Engineer3,642 EUR
Executive Chef3,497 EUR
Flight Attendant3,417 EUR
General Manager6,542 EUR
Graphic Designer2,679 EUR
Hotel Manager5,901 EUR
Human Resources Manager5,193 EUR
Internal Auditor3,891 EUR
Journalist3,667 EUR
Legal Assistant2,831 EUR
Mechanical Engineer3,776 EUR
Nurse2,907 EUR
Pharmacist4,397 EUR
Photographer2,510 EUR
Pilot4,636 EUR
Police Officer2,916 EUR
Project Manager4,140 EUR
Receptionist2,090 EUR
Sales Manager6,330 EUR
Sales Representative2,575 EUR
Secondary School Teacher3,018 EUR
Secretary1,994 EUR
Teacher3,009 EUR
Teller2,484 EUR
Travel Agent3,084 EUR
Waiter / Waitress2,224 EUR

Average Hourly Wage in Palermo | All Jobs

23 EUR per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Palermo | All Jobs is 23 EUR. This means that the average person in Palermo earns approximatly 23 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.

Palermo VS Italy

Salary Comparison Between Palermo and Italy monthlyWe compared salaries in Palermo and Italy and we found that Palermo salaries are 10% more than those of Italy.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Bologna3,884 EUR
Catania3,815 EUR
Genova3,959 EUR
Milano4,259 EUR
Napoli4,184 EUR
Palermo4,034 EUR
Parma3,695 EUR
Rome4,334 EUR
Torino4,109 EUR
Trieste3,754 EUR
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