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Food / Hospitality / Tourism / Catering Average Salaries in Slovenia 2023

How much money does a person working in Food / Hospitality / Tourism / Catering make in Slovenia?

Average Monthly Salary
1,320 EUR
( 15,800 EUR yearly)


A person working in Food / Hospitality / Tourism / Catering in Slovenia typically earns around 1,320 EUR per month. Salaries range from 500 EUR (lowest average) to 3,670 EUR (highest average, actual maximum salary is higher).

This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Salaries vary drastically between different Food / Hospitality / Tourism / Catering 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
All Rounder720 EUR
Assistant Executive Housekeeper560 EUR
Assistant Food and Beverage Director2,430 EUR
Assistant Hospitality Manager2,510 EUR
Assistant Storekeeper480 EUR
Assistant Tour Manager1,150 EUR
Baker and Pastrycook640 EUR
Bakery Manager1,420 EUR
Bakery Superintendent910 EUR
Banquet Manager970 EUR
Banquet Server630 EUR
Bar Attendant610 EUR
Bar Manager1,270 EUR
Bar Supervisor870 EUR
Barista740 EUR
Bartender720 EUR
Bellman590 EUR
Beverage Manager1,460 EUR
Bistro Attendant610 EUR
Buffet Chef1,080 EUR
Buffet Host590 EUR
Buffet Manager1,310 EUR
Butcher and Slaughterer490 EUR
Cafeteria Manager1,120 EUR
Cake Decorator690 EUR
Casino Shift Manager2,040 EUR
Chain Store Customer Support1,030 EUR
Chef1,130 EUR
Club Manager2,130 EUR
Cluster Director2,720 EUR
Cluster Revenue Manager2,130 EUR
Cocktail Server610 EUR
Coffee Shop Manager2,030 EUR
Concierge580 EUR
Confectionery Baker670 EUR
Conference Services Manager1,370 EUR
Cook970 EUR
Corporate Sous Chef1,680 EUR
Corporate Travel Consultant1,760 EUR
Croupier820 EUR
Culinary Assistant550 EUR
Culinary Associate550 EUR
Dietary Aide1,120 EUR
Dining Room Supervisor1,020 EUR
Dishwasher450 EUR
Duty Manager1,390 EUR
Events Coordinator910 EUR
Executive Chef1,300 EUR
Executive Pastry Chef1,060 EUR
Fast Food Cook910 EUR
Fast Food Shift Supervisor960 EUR
Fine Dining Cook1,610 EUR
Fine Dining Restaurant Chef1,620 EUR
Fleet Manager2,910 EUR
Food and Beverage Manager2,200 EUR
Food Consultant1,810 EUR
Food Safety Coordinator1,330 EUR
Food Server620 EUR
Food Service Director2,310 EUR
Food Service Manager2,450 EUR
Food Service Sales1,490 EUR
Food Service Worker600 EUR
Front Desk Agent680 EUR
Front Office Manager1,310 EUR
Guest Service Executive1,890 EUR
Guest Service Representative820 EUR
Head Concierge900 EUR
Hospitality Director3,580 EUR
Hostess / Host710 EUR
Hotel Desk Clerk690 EUR
Hotel Maid500 EUR
Hotel Manager3,490 EUR
Hotel Sales Manager2,540 EUR
Hotel Service Supervisor1,960 EUR
Hotel Staff610 EUR
Inventory Coordinator730 EUR
Kitchen Manager1,190 EUR
Kitchen Staff650 EUR
Kitchen Supervisor1,000 EUR
Line Cook1,070 EUR
Luggage Porter480 EUR
Motel Manager1,950 EUR
Pastrycooking and Baking Assistant660 EUR
Production Operator970 EUR
Quality, Health and Safety Coordinator1,060 EUR
Receptionist700 EUR
Regional Restaurant Manager2,730 EUR
Restaurant Manager2,330 EUR
Room Reservations Manager2,290 EUR
Room Service Manager2,170 EUR
Sous Chef1,240 EUR
Supervisor of Food Services1,600 EUR
Tour Consultant1,660 EUR
Travel Agent1,200 EUR
Travel Consultant1,600 EUR
Waiter / Waitress600 EUR

Food / Hospitality / Tourism / Catering Jobs Pay Scale and Salaries in Slovenia

Median and salary distribution Slovenia Food / Hospitality / Tourism / Catering monthly
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Salary Structure and Pay Scale Comparison

5% of people earn
1,840 EUR or more
10% of people earn
1,510 to 1,840 EUR
20% of people earn
780 EUR or less
65% of people earn
780 to 1,510 EUR
Minimum Salary
500 EUR
1,240 EUR
3,670 EUR

Median Salary, maximum and minimum salary, minimum wage, starting salary, and the salary range

  • Salary Range, Minimum Wage, and Starting Salary

    Food / Hospitality / Tourism / Catering salaries in Slovenia range from 500 EUR per month (starting average salary) to 3,670 EUR per month (maximum average salary, actual maximum is higher). This is not the minimum wage as per the law, only the lowest reported number in the salary survey that had thousands of participants and professionals from all over the country.

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 1,240 EUR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Food / Hospitality / Tourism / Catering are earning less than 1,240 EUR while the other half are earning more than 1,240 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.

  • Percentiles and Salary Scale

    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 Food / Hospitality / Tourism / Catering are earning less than 960 EUR while 75% of them are earning more than 960 EUR. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Food / Hospitality / Tourism / Catering are earning less than 1,610 EUR while 25% are earning more than 1,610 EUR.

  • Pay Scale Structure

    We grouped the most common and recurring salaries into brackets to give more insight into what salary to expect. This method is more accurate than just the average salary and gives more insights on how salaries are actually distributed. Around 65% of all reported figures are in the range 780 EUR to 1,510 EUR. Approximatly 20% fall under the 780 EUR cap. Ten percent of wages are from 1,510 EUR to 1,840 EUR. Only 5% of people grossed 1,840 EUR or more.

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 Slovenia costs anywhere from 9,860 Euro(s) to 29,600 Euro(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.

Salary and Compensation Comparison By Gender - Food / Hospitality / Tourism / Catering

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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 Slovenia who work in Food / Hospitality / Tourism / Catering earn 6% more than their female counterparts on average.

1,350 EUR
1,280 EUR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Comparison By Gender in Slovenia for all Careers

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Food / Hospitality / Tourism / Catering Average Annual Salary Increment Percentage in Slovenia

How much are annual salary increments in Slovenia for Food / Hospitality / Tourism / Catering professionals? How often do employees get salary raises?

Food / Hospitality / Tourism / Catering

Food / Hospitality / Tourism / Catering professionals in Slovenia are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 8% every 17 months. The national average annual increment for all professions combined is 8% granted to employees every 18 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.

Slovenia / All Professions

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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 Slovenia is 5%.

Annual Increment Rate By Industry 2022

Information Technology

Listed above are the average annual increase rates for each industry in Slovenia for the year 2022. 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

World Average Annual Salary Increment
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Salary Packages and Schemes

Not all compensation increases are reflected directly in the salary. Some companies offer upgraded packages to their staff instead of cash money. The figures displayed here account only for direct increments to the base salary.

Food / Hospitality / Tourism / Catering Bonus and Incentive Rates in Slovenia

How much and how often are bonuses being awarded?Annual Salary Bonus Rate Slovenia Food / Hospitality / Tourism / Catering
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Food / Hospitality / Tourism / Catering is considered to be a low bonus-based field. The people who get the highest bonuses are usually somehow involved in the revenue generation cycle.

70% of surveyed staff in Food / Hospitality / Tourism / Catering reported that they haven't received any bonuses or incentives in the previous year while 30% 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.

Food / Hospitality / Tourism / Catering Salary Forecast and Trend in Slovenia

How do Food / Hospitality / Tourism / Catering salaries change over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary in recent years.

Average Salary 2019
1,140 EUR
Average Salary 2020+4%
1,180 EUR
Average Salary 2021+4%
1,220 EUR
Average Salary 2022+4%
1,270 EUR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Food / Hospitality / Tourism / Catering salaries in Slovenia are rising in the year 2023 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2022 are 4% higher than those of 2021. The trend suggests a slow yet continuous increase in pay in 2024 and future years. These numbers may vary from industry to another.

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Food / Hospitality / Tourism / Catering Hourly Average Wage in Slovenia

8 EUR per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Slovenia is 8 EUR. This means that the average person in Slovenia earns approximately 8 EUR for every worked hour.

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

About The Hourly Pay Rate

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.

What is the minimum hourly rate of pay?

This minimum pay rate per hour for a person in Slovenia is 3 EUR. This is the minimum as per the gathered data in the salary survey not the minimum hourly rate mandated by law.

Food / Hospitality / Tourism / Catering VS Other Jobs

1,320 EUR
1,970 EUR
Average Salary
Food / Hospitality / Tourism / Catering
Average Salary
All Jobs

The average salary for Food / Hospitality / Tourism / Catering is 33% less than that of All Jobs.

Salary Comparison Between Food / Hospitality / Tourism / Catering and Food / Hospitality / Tourism / Catering monthly Slovenia
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Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Ljubljana1,300 EUR

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 Slovenia earn 13% more than their private sector counterparts on average across all sectors.

Private Sector
1,850 EUR
Public Sector+13%
2,090 EUR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Statistics and Calculation Guide

What is considered to be a good and competitive salary for Food / Hospitality / Tourism / Catering in Slovenia?

A good and competitive compensation would range anywhere between 1,240 EUR and 1,610 EUR. This is a very rough estimate and your experience and education will play a very huge part into your final earnings.

Gross Salary (before tax) and Net Salary (after tax)

All salary and compensation figures displayed here are gross salary figures, that is the salary before tax deductions. Because taxes may differ across sectors and locations, it is difficult to accurately calculate the net salart after tax for every career.

Base / Basic Salary

The base salary for Food / Hospitality / Tourism / Catering in Slovenia is ranges from 960 EUR to 1,610 EUR. The base salary depends on many factors including experience and education. It is not easy to provide a figure with very little information, so take this range in a grain of salt.

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

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