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Construction / Building / Installation Average Salaries in Poland 2021

How much money does a person working in Construction / Building / Installation make in Poland?

Average Monthly Salary
4,450 PLN
( 53,400 PLN yearly)


A person working in Construction / Building / Installation in Poland typically earns around 4,450 PLN per month. Salaries range from 1,910 PLN (lowest average) to 12,900 PLN (highest average, actual maximum salary is higher).

This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Salaries vary drastically between different Construction / Building / Installation careers. If you are interested in the salary of a particular job, see below for salaries for specific job titles.

Salaries for specific jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Adjudicator2,740 PLN
Assembler2,350 PLN
Boat Builder and Shipwright3,380 PLN
Bricklayer2,080 PLN
Building Administrator2,950 PLN
Building Contracts Manager10,400 PLN
Building Inspector2,930 PLN
Building Monitor2,360 PLN
Building Sales Manager9,320 PLN
Cabinetmaker2,460 PLN
Carpenter2,660 PLN
Civil Engineer7,100 PLN
Civil Technician3,360 PLN
Concreter2,180 PLN
Construction and Maintenance Manager5,720 PLN
Construction Assistant2,710 PLN
Construction Coordinator3,800 PLN
Construction Estimator4,550 PLN
Construction Field Engineer6,320 PLN
Construction General Manager12,900 PLN
Construction Inventory Officer2,380 PLN
Construction Operations Manager11,500 PLN
Construction Project Coordinator7,230 PLN
Construction Project Engineer6,750 PLN
Construction Project Manager12,700 PLN
Construction Project Planner6,480 PLN
Construction Quality Control Manager8,910 PLN
Construction Safety Officer4,330 PLN
Construction Superintendent4,340 PLN
Construction Supervisor6,280 PLN
Construction Technical Assistant2,640 PLN
Construction Technical Officer2,990 PLN
Construction Technical Writer2,780 PLN
Construction Technician2,550 PLN
Crane and Tower Operator2,350 PLN
Diesel Mechanic2,310 PLN
Drywall Installer2,510 PLN
Electrical Draftsman2,530 PLN
Electrical Engineering Supervisor7,890 PLN
Electrical Engineering Technician3,070 PLN
Electrician3,570 PLN
Elevator Installer and Repairer3,020 PLN
Engineer6,730 PLN
Excavator Operator2,410 PLN
Floor Finisher2,680 PLN
Floor Manager3,670 PLN
Foreman1,960 PLN
Frame and Truss Detailer2,240 PLN
Furniture Finisher2,220 PLN
Gas Technician 2,270 PLN
Handyman2,010 PLN
Health and Safety Coordinator3,060 PLN
Health and Safety Officer3,200 PLN
Installation Manager8,320 PLN
Installer2,050 PLN
Insulation Installer2,260 PLN
Labourer1,950 PLN
Land Surveyor3,110 PLN
Lift Technician2,380 PLN
Material Tester3,520 PLN
Model Maker3,380 PLN
Order Picker2,040 PLN
Painter2,210 PLN
Pipe Layer1,840 PLN
Pipefitter1,980 PLN
Plumber2,530 PLN
Property Coordinator5,800 PLN
Purchasing Manager8,420 PLN
Quantity Surveyor4,370 PLN
Roof Slater and Tiler2,020 PLN
Sheet Metal Mechanic2,400 PLN
Site Clerk2,200 PLN
Site engineer6,120 PLN
Site Leader11,300 PLN
Stock Controller3,270 PLN
Structural Steel Construction Worker2,490 PLN
Technical Draughtsman2,790 PLN
Tendering Manager9,700 PLN
Tower Crane Operator2,390 PLN
Wall and Floor Tiler2,110 PLN
Warehouse Manager7,940 PLN
Welder1,990 PLN
Welding Superintendent2,660 PLN

Construction / Building / Installation Jobs Salary Distribution in Poland

Median and salary distribution monthly Poland Construction / Building / Installation
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The median, the maximum, the minimum, and the range

  • Salary Range

    Construction / Building / Installation salaries in Poland range from 1,910 PLN per month (minimum average salary) to 12,900 PLN per month (maximum average salary, actual maximum is higher).

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 4,630 PLN per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Construction / Building / Installation are earning less than 4,630 PLN while the other half are earning more than 4,630 PLN. 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.

  • Percentiles

    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 Construction / Building / Installation are earning less than 2,940 PLN while 75% of them are earning more than 2,940 PLN. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Construction / Building / Installation are earning less than 9,140 PLN while 25% are earning more than 9,140 PLN.

What is the difference between the median and the average salary?

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

Salary Comparison by Years of Experience

How does a person's salary progress over time?

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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.

Change in salary based on experience varies drastically from one location to another and depends hugely on the career field as well. The data displayed here is the combined average of many different jobs. To view accurate figures, choose a specific job title.

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.

On average, a person's salary doubles their starting salary by the time they cross the 10 years* experience mark.
* Based on the average change in salary over time. Salary variations differ from person to person.

Salary Comparison By Education

How does the education level affect your salary?

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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.

Change in salary based on education varies drastically from one location to another and depends hugely on the career field as well. The data displayed here is the combined average of multiple jobs. To view accurate figures, choose a specific job title.

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.

Is a Master's degree or an MBA worth it? Should you pursue higher education?

A Master's degree program or any post-graduate program in Poland costs anywhere from 37,800 Zloty(s) to 113,000 Zloty(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.

Construction / Building / Installation Salary Comparison By Gender

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Though gender should not have an effect on pay, in reality, it does. So who gets paid more: men or women? Male employees in Poland who work in Construction / Building / Installation earn 5% more than their female counterparts on average.

4,570 PLN
4,350 PLN
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Comparison By Gender in Poland for all Careers

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Construction / Building / Installation Average Annual Salary Increment Percentage in Poland

How much are annual salary increments in Poland for Construction / Building / Installation professionals? How often do employees get salary raises?

Construction / Building / Installation

Construction / Building / Installation professionals in Poland are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 7% every 18 months. The national average annual increment for all professions combined is 8% granted to employees every 17 months.

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The figures provided here are averages of numbers. Those figures should be taken as general guidelines. Salary increments will vary from person to person and depend on many factors, but your performance and contribution to the success of the organization remain the most important factors in determining how much and how often you will be granted a raise.

Poland / All Professions

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.

How to calculate the salary increment percentage?

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

The average salary increase in one year (12 months) in Poland is 6%.

Annual Increment Rate By Industry 2020

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Listed above are the average annual increase rates for each industry in Poland 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.

Worldwide Salary Raises: All Countries and All Jobs

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Construction / Building / Installation Bonus and Incentive Rates in Poland

How much and how often are bonuses being awarded?Annual Salary Bonus Rate Poland Construction / Building / Installation
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Construction / Building / Installation is considered to be a low 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.

71% of surveyed staff in Construction / Building / Installation reported that they haven't received any bonuses or incentives in the previous year while 29% said that they received at least one form of monetary bonus.

Those who got bonuses reported rates ranging from 0% to 4% of their annual salary.

Received Bonus
No Bonus

Types of Bonuses Considered

Individual Performance-Based Bonuses

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.

Bonuses Are Not Commissions!

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.

What makes a position worthy of good bonuses and a high salary?

The main two types of jobs

Revenue GeneratorsSupporting 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.

A graphics designer working for a graphics designing company.

A graphic designer in the marketing department of a hospital.

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.

Try to work for companies where your skills can generate revenue. We can't all generate revenue and that's perfectly fine.

Bonus Comparison by Seniority Level

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.

Construction / Building / Installation Hourly Average Wage in Poland

26 PLN per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Poland is 26 PLN. This means that the average person in Poland earns approximately 26 PLN for every worked hour.

Hourly Wage = Annual Salary ÷ ( 52 x 5 x 8 )

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.

Construction / Building / Installation VS Other Jobs

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The average salary for Construction / Building / Installation is 41% less than that of All Jobs.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Gdansk4,050 PLN
Katowice3,700 PLN
Krakow4,880 PLN
Lublin3,820 PLN
Poznan4,170 PLN
Szczecin3,930 PLN
Warsaw5,010 PLN
Wroclaw4,750 PLN

Government vs Private Sector Salary Comparison

Where can you get paid more, working for a private company or for the government? Public sector employees in Poland earn 7% more than their private sector counterparts on average across all sectors.

Private Sector
7,250 PLN
Public Sector+7%
7,790 PLN
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

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