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
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.
|Average Salary 2016|| = |
|Average Salary 2017|| +4% |
|Average Salary 2018|| +3% |
|Average Salary 2019|| +2% |
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
|Administrative Assistant||31,130 MKD|
|Biomedical Engineer||48,321 MKD|
|CAD Drafter||45,084 MKD|
|Chartered Accountant||51,243 MKD|
|Chief Executive Officer||129,738 MKD|
|Chief Financial Officer||125,427 MKD|
|Civil Engineer||54,732 MKD|
|Computer Technician||43,074 MKD|
|Creative Director||57,200 MKD|
|Developer / Programmer||48,817 MKD|
|Electrical Engineer||56,220 MKD|
|Elementary School Teacher||41,485 MKD|
|Executive Chef||50,757 MKD|
|Flight Attendant||50,337 MKD|
|General Manager||99,276 MKD|
|Graphic Designer||39,238 MKD|
|Hotel Manager||82,637 MKD|
|Human Resources Manager||82,818 MKD|
|Internal Auditor||57,545 MKD|
|Legal Assistant||41,500 MKD|
|Mechanical Engineer||55,878 MKD|
|Police Officer||44,949 MKD|
|Project Manager||64,475 MKD|
|Sales Manager||92,835 MKD|
|Sales Representative||37,932 MKD|
|Secondary School Teacher||46,284 MKD|
|Travel Agent||45,620 MKD|
|Waiter / Waitress||36,558 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
We compared salaries in Skopje and Macedonia and we found that Skopje salaries are 16% more than those of Macedonia.
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