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Average Salary in Skopje 2019

How much money does a person working in Skopje make?

61,207 MKD per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Skopje typically earns around 61,207 MKD 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 Skopje | All Jobs

Median and salary distribution monthly Skopje

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

Salaries in Skopje range between 8,285 MKD per month (minimum salary) to 271,032 MKD per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 61,819 MKD per month, which means that half (50%) of the population are earning less than 61,819 MKD while the other half are earning more than 61,819 MKD. 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 31,547 MKD while 75% of them are earning more than 31,547 MKD. Also from the diagram, 75% of the population are earning less than 169,754 MKD while 25% are earning more than 169,754 MKD.

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 Skopje

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

Salary trends and forecast monthly Skopje
Average Salary 2016    =  
56,344 MKD
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
58,429 MKD
Average Salary 2018    +3%  
60,065 MKD
Average Salary 2019    +2%  
61,207 MKD
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Salaries in Skopje 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
Accountant38,843 MKD
Administrative Assistant31,130 MKD
Architect52,631 MKD
Attorney85,234 MKD
Biomedical Engineer48,321 MKD
CAD Drafter45,084 MKD
Cashier33,091 MKD
Chartered Accountant51,243 MKD
Chef48,845 MKD
Chief Executive Officer129,738 MKD
Chief Financial Officer125,427 MKD
Civil Engineer54,732 MKD
Computer Technician43,074 MKD
Creative Director57,200 MKD
Dentist141,101 MKD
Developer / Programmer48,817 MKD
Electrical Engineer56,220 MKD
Elementary School Teacher41,485 MKD
Engineer50,004 MKD
Executive Chef50,757 MKD
Flight Attendant50,337 MKD
General Manager99,276 MKD
Graphic Designer39,238 MKD
Hotel Manager82,637 MKD
Human Resources Manager82,818 MKD
Internal Auditor57,545 MKD
Journalist55,082 MKD
Legal Assistant41,500 MKD
Mechanical Engineer55,878 MKD
Nurse45,041 MKD
Pharmacist64,081 MKD
Photographer41,049 MKD
Pilot70,001 MKD
Police Officer44,949 MKD
Project Manager64,475 MKD
Receptionist33,001 MKD
Sales Manager92,835 MKD
Sales Representative37,932 MKD
Secondary School Teacher46,284 MKD
Secretary31,680 MKD
Teacher46,100 MKD
Teller38,685 MKD
Travel Agent45,620 MKD
Waiter / Waitress36,558 MKD

Average Hourly Wage in Skopje | All Jobs

353 MKD per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Skopje | All Jobs is 353 MKD. This means that the average person in Skopje earns approximatly 353 MKD 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.

Skopje VS Macedonia

Salary Comparison Between Skopje and Macedonia monthlyWe compared salaries in Skopje and Macedonia and we found that Skopje salaries are 16% more than those of Macedonia.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Skopje61,207 MKD
37152 - 27
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