How much money does a person working in Warsaw make?
10,138 PLN per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Warsaw typically earns around 10,138 PLN 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 Warsaw | All Jobs
Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles
Salaries in Warsaw range between 1,372 PLN per month (minimum salary) to 44,893 PLN per month (maximum salary).
The median salary is 10,442 PLN per month, which means that half (50%) of the population are earning less than 10,442 PLN while the other half are earning more than 10,442 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 the population are earning less than 5,316 PLN while 75% of them are earning more than 5,316 PLN. Also from the diagram, 75% of the population are earning less than 29,328 PLN while 25% are earning more than 29,328 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
Salary Trend and Forecast in Warsaw
How are Warsaw 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|| +3% |
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Salaries in Warsaw are on the rise in the year 2019 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2019 are 3% 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||5,057 PLN|
|Biomedical Engineer||8,132 PLN|
|CAD Drafter||7,003 PLN|
|Chartered Accountant||8,037 PLN|
|Chief Executive Officer||21,932 PLN|
|Chief Financial Officer||19,299 PLN|
|Civil Engineer||8,996 PLN|
|Computer Technician||7,287 PLN|
|Creative Director||9,676 PLN|
|Developer / Programmer||8,345 PLN|
|Electrical Engineer||9,039 PLN|
|Elementary School Teacher||6,642 PLN|
|Executive Chef||8,120 PLN|
|Flight Attendant||8,424 PLN|
|General Manager||16,458 PLN|
|Graphic Designer||6,472 PLN|
|Hotel Manager||14,546 PLN|
|Human Resources Manager||13,063 PLN|
|Internal Auditor||9,786 PLN|
|Legal Assistant||6,843 PLN|
|Mechanical Engineer||9,495 PLN|
|Police Officer||7,789 PLN|
|Project Manager||10,419 PLN|
|Sales Manager||15,306 PLN|
|Sales Representative||6,348 PLN|
|Secondary School Teacher||7,905 PLN|
|Travel Agent||7,758 PLN|
|Waiter / Waitress||5,711 PLN|
Average Hourly Wage in Warsaw | All Jobs
58 PLN per hour
Average Hourly Wage
The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Warsaw | All Jobs is 58 PLN. This means that the average person in Warsaw earns approximatly 58 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.
Warsaw VS Poland
We compared salaries in Warsaw and Poland and we found that Warsaw salaries are 13% more than those of Poland.
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