7,810 PLN per month

Average Monthly Salary

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.

25% of people earn

4,200 PLN

or less

4,200 PLN

or less

50% of people earn

6,000 PLN

or less

6,000 PLN

or less

75% of people earn

10,000 PLN

or less

10,000 PLN

or less

Minimum1,500 PLN |
Median6,000 PLN |
Maximum33,333 PLN |

The median salary is 6,000 PLN per month, which means that half (50%) of the population 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 the population are earning less than 4,200 PLN while 75% of them are earning more than 4,200 PLN. Also from the diagram, 75% of the population are earning less than 10,000 PLN while 25% are earning more than 10,000 PLN.

Average Salary 2015 | = | 7,189 PLN |

Average Salary 2016 | +3% | 7,391 PLN |

Average Salary 2017 | +3% | 7,597 PLN |

Average Salary 2018 | +3% | 7,810 PLN |

Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salaries in Krakow are on the rise in the year 2018 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2018 are 3% higher than those of 2017. The trend suggests a slow yet continous increase in pay in 2019 and future years. These numbers differ slightly from industry to another. 40 PLN per hour

Average Hourly Wage

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.

City | Average Salary |

Bydgoszcz | 10,600 PLN |

Gdansk | 6,655 PLN |

Katowice | 6,081 PLN |

Krakow | 7,810 PLN |

Lublin | 4,673 PLN |

Poznan | 6,513 PLN |

Szczecin | 6,427 PLN |

Warsaw | 9,789 PLN |

Wroclaw | 8,702 PLN |