A person working in Engineering in Lithuania typically earns around 2,760 LTL per month. Salaries range from 880 LTL (lowest average) to 5,840 LTL (highest average, actual maximum salary is higher).
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Salaries vary drastically between different Engineering careers. If you are interested in the salary of a particular job, see below for salaries for specific job titles.
|Job Title||Average Salary|
|Acoustics Engineer||2,730 LTL|
|Assembly Engineering Technician||2,330 LTL|
|Assistant Chief Engineer||3,450 LTL|
|Associate Engineer||2,580 LTL|
|Autocad Operator||1,890 LTL|
|Automation Engineer||3,190 LTL|
|Avionic System Support Engineer||2,900 LTL|
|Biochemical Engineer||2,730 LTL|
|BMS Engineer||2,710 LTL|
|Bridge and Lock Tender||1,600 LTL|
|Broadcast Engineer||2,920 LTL|
|CAD Design Engineer||3,020 LTL|
|CAD Designer||1,880 LTL|
|CAE Engineer||2,930 LTL|
|Ceramics Engineer||2,620 LTL|
|Civil Engineer||3,030 LTL|
|Commissioning Engineer||2,820 LTL|
|Communications Engineer||3,300 LTL|
|Condition Monitoring Engineer||2,670 LTL|
|Contract Associate Engineer||2,780 LTL|
|Control Systems Engineer||2,780 LTL|
|Controls Engineer||2,800 LTL|
|Controls Software Engineer||2,550 LTL|
|Corrosion Engineer||2,760 LTL|
|Design Engineer||3,080 LTL|
|Drafting Manager||3,240 LTL|
|Drilling Engineer||3,000 LTL|
|Electrical Draughtsman||1,520 LTL|
|Electrical Engineer||3,140 LTL|
|Electrical Engineering Manager||4,210 LTL|
|Electromechanical Engineering Technologist||3,140 LTL|
|Electromechanical Equipment Assembler||1,570 LTL|
|Energy Engineer||3,220 LTL|
|Engine Assembler||1,360 LTL|
|Engineering Account Manager||3,370 LTL|
|Engineering Chief Designer||3,300 LTL|
|Engineering Consultant||3,900 LTL|
|Engineering Key Account Manager||4,160 LTL|
|Engineering Lab Technician||2,790 LTL|
|Engineering Planning Manager||4,220 LTL|
|Engineering Production Manager||5,240 LTL|
|Engineering Project Analyst||3,350 LTL|
|Engineering Project Coordinator||3,310 LTL|
|Engineering Project Director||5,840 LTL|
|Engineering Project Manager||4,080 LTL|
|Engineering Research and Development Manager||4,870 LTL|
|Engineering Safety Coordinator||2,300 LTL|
|Engineering Sales Manager||3,850 LTL|
|Engineering Technician||2,260 LTL|
|Engineering Technologist||2,390 LTL|
|Environmental Engineer||3,010 LTL|
|Equipment Engineer||2,600 LTL|
|Equipment Engineering Manager||3,850 LTL|
|Fabrication Specialist||2,180 LTL|
|Facade Engineer||2,800 LTL|
|Fiber Analyst||1,740 LTL|
|Field Engineer||3,110 LTL|
|Field Engineering Manager||5,170 LTL|
|Fire Engineer||3,000 LTL|
|Fitter and Turner||980 LTL|
|Forestry Strategic Planner||3,330 LTL|
|Generation Engineer||2,860 LTL|
|Genetic Engineer||3,300 LTL|
|Geological Engineer||3,090 LTL|
|Geotechnical Engineer||3,020 LTL|
|Heavy Equipment Mechanic||1,580 LTL|
|Highway Engineer||2,900 LTL|
|HSE Professional||2,700 LTL|
|HVAC Engineer||3,170 LTL|
|HVAC Supervisor||2,760 LTL|
|Industrial Engineer||2,940 LTL|
|Industrial Engineering Technologist||2,820 LTL|
|Instrument Engineer||2,780 LTL|
|Instrumentation and Control Engineer||2,780 LTL|
|Instrumentation Engineer||2,790 LTL|
|Instrumentation Manager||2,920 LTL|
|Irrigation Engineer||2,740 LTL|
|Licensed Aircraft Engineer||3,110 LTL|
|Locomotive Engineer||2,940 LTL|
|Maintenance Engineer||2,710 LTL|
|Maintenance Fitter||1,060 LTL|
|Maintenance Manager||2,990 LTL|
|Manufacturing Engineer||2,860 LTL|
|Marine Engineer||3,050 LTL|
|Materials Engineer||2,760 LTL|
|Materials Researcher||2,850 LTL|
|Materials Technician||2,170 LTL|
|Mechanical and Electrical Engineer||3,280 LTL|
|Mechanical Design Engineer||3,120 LTL|
|Mechanical Designer||2,590 LTL|
|Mechanical Engineer||3,070 LTL|
|Mechanical Engineering Manager||4,140 LTL|
|Mechanical Inspector||2,740 LTL|
|Mechatronics Engineer||3,110 LTL|
|Mining Engineer||2,800 LTL|
|Oil and Petrochemical Engineer||3,370 LTL|
|Optical Engineer||2,820 LTL|
|Optical Instrument Assembler||1,510 LTL|
|PCB Assembler||1,040 LTL|
|Photonics Engineer||3,370 LTL|
|Photonics Technician||2,550 LTL|
|Pipeline Engineer||2,580 LTL|
|Piping Designer||1,560 LTL|
|Piping Engineer||2,710 LTL|
|Planning Engineer||2,890 LTL|
|Pressure Vessel Inspector||1,430 LTL|
|Principal Cost Engineer||2,870 LTL|
|Principal Engineer||2,850 LTL|
|Principal Support Engineer||2,920 LTL|
|Process Engineer||2,840 LTL|
|Process Operator||1,800 LTL|
|Product Development Engineer||3,060 LTL|
|Product Development Technician||2,060 LTL|
|Product Engineer||3,130 LTL|
|Product Safety Engineer||2,840 LTL|
|Production Engineer||2,840 LTL|
|Project Engineer||3,260 LTL|
|Proposal Manager||3,970 LTL|
|Purchasing Engineer||2,750 LTL|
|Quality Assurance Engineer||2,830 LTL|
|Rail Engineer||2,950 LTL|
|Robotics Engineer||3,410 LTL|
|Robotics Technician||2,530 LTL|
|Safety Engineer||2,990 LTL|
|Safety Inspector||2,260 LTL|
|Safety Manager||3,410 LTL|
|Safety Officer||1,470 LTL|
|Sales Engineer||3,160 LTL|
|Scheduling Engineer||2,580 LTL|
|Service Engineer||2,970 LTL|
|Solar Engineer||3,040 LTL|
|Staff Engineer||2,950 LTL|
|Static Equipment Engineer||3,000 LTL|
|Stationary Engineer||2,790 LTL|
|Stress Engineer||2,880 LTL|
|Structural Analysis Engineer||2,810 LTL|
|Structural Designer||2,720 LTL|
|Structural Engineer||2,880 LTL|
|Structural Technician||1,930 LTL|
|Supply Chain Specialist||2,870 LTL|
|Technical Affairs Officer||1,550 LTL|
|Technical Assistant||1,510 LTL|
|Technical Engineer||2,450 LTL|
|Technical Support Engineer||2,670 LTL|
|Tender Engineer||2,600 LTL|
|Test Development Engineer||2,960 LTL|
|Transportation Engineer||2,910 LTL|
|Validation Engineer||2,610 LTL|
|Verification Engineer||2,900 LTL|
|Wastewater Engineer||2,910 LTL|
|Wind Energy Engineer||2,910 LTL|
|Wind Energy Operations Manager||3,900 LTL|
|Work Planner||2,170 LTL|
Engineering salaries in Lithuania range from 880 LTL per month (minimum average salary) to 5,840 LTL per month (maximum average salary, actual maximum is higher).
The median salary is 2,540 LTL per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Engineering are earning less than 2,540 LTL while the other half are earning more than 2,540 LTL. 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 in Engineering are earning less than 1,540 LTL while 75% of them are earning more than 1,540 LTL. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Engineering are earning less than 3,860 LTL while 25% are earning more than 3,860 LTL.
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 plenty of room for improvement. If your wage is between the average and the median, then things can be a bit complicated. We wrote a guide to explain all about the different scenarios. How to compare your salary
The experience level is the most important factor in determining the salary. Naturally the more years of experience the higher the wage.
Generally speaking, employees having experience from two to five years earn on average 32% more than freshers and juniors across all industries and disciplines.
Professionals with experience of more than five years tend to earn on average 36% more than those with five years or less of work experience.
As you hit the ten years mark, the salary increases by 21% and an additional 14% for those who have crossed the 15 years mark.
Those figures are presented as guidelines only. The numbers become more significant if you consider one job title at a time.
It is well known that higher education equals a bigger salary, but how much more money can a degree add to your income? We compared the salaries of professionals at the same level but with different college degrees levels across many jobs, below are our findings.
Workers with a certificate or diploma earn on average 17% more than their peers who only reached the high school level.
Employees who earned a Bachelor's Degree earn 24% more than those who only managed to attain a cerificate or diploma.
Professionals who attained a Master's Degree are awarded salaries that are 29% more than those with a Bachelor's Degree.
Finally, PhD holders earn 23% more than Master's Degree holders on average while doing the same job.
A Master's degree program or any post-graduate program in Lithuania costs anywhere from 16,400 Lithuanian Litas(s) to 49,100 Lithuanian Litas(s) and lasts approximately two years. That is quite an investment.
You can't really expect any salary increases during the study period, assuming you already have a job. In most cases, a salary review is conducted once education is completed and the degree has been attained.
Many people pursue higher education as a tactic to switch into a higher paying job. The numbers seem to support this tactic. The average increase in compensation while changing jobs is approximately 10% more than the customary salary increment.
The decision really depends on your situation and experience among many other factors. Putting all variables aside, if you can afford the costs of higher education then the return on investment is definitely worth it. You should be able to recover the costs in roughly a year or so.
Though gender should not have an effect on pay, in reality, it does. So who gets paid more: men or women? Male employees in Lithuania who work in Engineering earn 5% more than their female counterparts on average.
Engineering professionals in Lithuania are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 9% every 17 months. The national average annual increment for all professions combined is 8% granted to employees every 18 months.
The term 'Annual Salary Increase' usually refers to the increase in 12 calendar month period, but because it is rarely that people get their salaries reviewed exactly on the one year mark, it is more meaningful to know the frequency and the rate at the time of the increase.
The annual salary Increase in a calendar year (12 months) can be easily calculated as follows: Annual Salary Increase = Increase Rate x 12 ÷ Increase Frequency
Listed above are the average annual increase rates for each industry in Lithuania for the year 2020. Companies within thriving industries tend to provide higher and more frequent raises. Exceptions do exist, but generally speaking, the situation of any company is closely related to the economic situation in the country or region. These figures tend to change frequently.
Engineering is considered to be a moderate bonus-based field due to the generally limited involvement in direct revenue generation, with exceptions of course. The people who get the highest bonuses are usually somehow involved in the revenue generation cycle.
54% of surveyed staff in Engineering reported that they haven't received any bonuses or incentives in the previous year while 46% said that they received at least one form of monetary bonus.
Those who got bonuses reported rates ranging from 4% to 5% of their annual salary.
The most standard form of bonus where the employee is awarded based on their exceptional performance.Company Performance Bonuses
Occasionally, some companies like to celebrate excess earnings and profits with their staff collectively in the form of bonuses that are granted to everyone. The amount of the bonus will probably be different from person to person depending on their role within the organization.Goal-Based Bonuses
Granted upon achieving an important goal or milestone.Holiday / End of Year Bonuses
These types of bonuses are given without a reason and usually resemble an appreciation token.
People tend to confuse bonuses with commissions. A commission is a prefixed rate at which someone gets paid for items sold or deals completed while a bonus is in most cases arbitrary and unplanned.
The main two types of jobs
|Revenue Generators||Supporting Cast|
Employees that are directly involved in generating revenue or profit for the organization. Their field of expertise usually matches the type of business.
Employees that support and facilitate the work of revenue generators. Their expertise is usually different from that of the core business operations.
Revenue generators usually get more and higher bonuses, higher salaries, and more frequent salary increments. The reason is quite simple: it is easier to quantify your value to the company in monetary terms when you participate in revenue generation.
Top management personnel and senior employees naturally exhibit higher bonus rates and frequencies than juniors. This is very predictable due to the inherent responsibilities of being higher in the hierarchy. People in top positions can easily get double or triple bonus rates than employees down the pyramid.
The hourly wage is the salary paid in one worked 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 the annual vacation allowance. The figures mentioned above are good approximations and are considered to be the standard. One major difference between salaried employees and hourly paid employees is overtime eligibility. Salaried employees are usually exempt from overtime as opposed to hourly paid staff.
The average salary for Engineering is 16% less than that of All Jobs.
Where can you get paid more, working for a private company or for the government? Public sector employees in Lithuania earn 7% more than their private sector counterparts on average across all sectors.