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Engineering Average Salaries in Poland 2019

How much money does a person working in Engineering make in Poland?

7,307 PLN per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Engineering in Poland typically earns around 7,307 PLN per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits.
Salaries differ drasticly between different Engineering jobs. 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
Civil Engineer3,000 PLN
Design Engineer5,953 PLN
Electrical Engineer4,350 PLN
Electrical Engineering Manager4,500 PLN
Engineer5,600 PLN
Environmental Engineer4,600 PLN
Field Engineering Manager20,000 PLN
Industrial Engineer5,920 PLN
Junior Mechanical Engineer10,000 PLN
Maintenance Engineer10,000 PLN
Maintenance Manager2,000 PLN
Mechanical Engineer12,119 PLN
Mechanical Engineering Manager7,000 PLN
Process Engineer5,500 PLN
Product Engineer6,100 PLN
Production Engineer3,700 PLN
Project Engineer7,700 PLN
Project Manager10,000 PLN
Quality Assurance Engineer6,500 PLN
Sales Engineer5,000 PLN
Structural Designer5,400 PLN
Test Development Engineer8,000 PLN

Engineering Jobs Salary Distribution in Poland

25% of people earn
4,000 PLN
or less
50% of people earn
6,000 PLN
or less
75% of people earn
10,000 PLN
or less
2,000 PLN
6,000 PLN
23,500 PLN

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

The Engineering salaries in Poland range between 2,000 PLN per month (minimum salary) to 23,500 PLN per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 6,000 PLN per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Engineering are earning less than 6,000 PLN while the other half are earning more than 6,000 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.

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 4,000 PLN while 75% of them are earning more than 4,000 PLN. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Engineering are earning less than 10,000 PLN while 25% are earning more than 10,000 PLN.

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

Engineering Salary Forecast and Trend in Poland

How do Engineering salaries change over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary in recent years.

Average Salary 2016    =  
6,766 PLN
Average Salary 2017    +3%  
6,955 PLN
Average Salary 2018    +3%  
7,136 PLN
Average Salary 2019    +2%  
7,307 PLN
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Engineering salaries in Poland are rising 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.

Engineering Hourly Average Wage in Poland

37 PLN per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Poland for Engineering is 37 PLN. This means that the average person in Poland earns approximatly 37 PLN 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.

Salary Comparison of Engineering Jobs in Poland

7,307 PLN
8,137 PLN
Average Salary
Average Salary
All Jobs
We compared Poland salaries for Engineering and All Jobs and we found that Engineering salaries are 10% less than those of All Jobs.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Gdansk6,333 PLN
Katowice5,310 PLN
Krakow6,463 PLN
Poznan5,867 PLN
Warsaw7,532 PLN
Wroclaw10,226 PLN
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