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Average Salary in Luxembourg 2019

How much money does a person working in Luxembourg make?

5,686 EUR per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Luxembourg typically earns around 5,686 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 Luxembourg | All Jobs

Median and salary distribution monthly Luxembourg

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

Salaries in Luxembourg range between 770 EUR per month (minimum salary) to 25,179 EUR per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 5,857 EUR per month, which means that half (50%) of the population are earning less than 5,857 EUR while the other half are earning more than 5,857 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 2,982 EUR while 75% of them are earning more than 2,982 EUR. Also from the diagram, 75% of the population are earning less than 16,449 EUR while 25% are earning more than 16,449 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 Luxembourg

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

Salary trends and forecast monthly Luxembourg
Average Salary 2016    =  
5,144 EUR
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
5,334 EUR
Average Salary 2018    +3%  
5,515 EUR
Average Salary 2019    +3%  
5,686 EUR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Salaries in Luxembourg 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
Accountant3,874 EUR
Administrative Assistant2,938 EUR
Architect5,165 EUR
Attorney8,043 EUR
Biomedical Engineer4,878 EUR
CAD Drafter4,304 EUR
Cashier3,147 EUR
Chartered Accountant4,702 EUR
Chef4,663 EUR
Chief Executive Officer12,589 EUR
Chief Financial Officer11,244 EUR
Civil Engineer5,294 EUR
Computer Technician4,266 EUR
Creative Director5,665 EUR
Dentist12,948 EUR
Developer / Programmer5,147 EUR
Electrical Engineer5,735 EUR
Elementary School Teacher3,748 EUR
Engineer5,036 EUR
Executive Chef4,770 EUR
Flight Attendant5,073 EUR
General Manager9,792 EUR
Graphic Designer3,945 EUR
Hotel Manager8,253 EUR
Human Resources Manager8,088 EUR
Internal Auditor5,588 EUR
Journalist5,735 EUR
Legal Assistant4,089 EUR
Mechanical Engineer5,315 EUR
Nurse4,406 EUR
Pharmacist6,295 EUR
Photographer3,680 EUR
Pilot6,474 EUR
Police Officer4,293 EUR
Project Manager6,456 EUR
Receptionist3,078 EUR
Sales Manager8,967 EUR
Sales Representative3,823 EUR
Secondary School Teacher4,780 EUR
Secretary3,084 EUR
Teacher4,485 EUR
Teller3,874 EUR
Travel Agent4,430 EUR
Waiter / Waitress3,357 EUR

Average Hourly Wage in Luxembourg | All Jobs

33 EUR per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Luxembourg | All Jobs is 33 EUR. This means that the average person in Luxembourg earns approximatly 33 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.

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