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Average Salary in Katowice 2019

How much money does a person working in Katowice make?

7,482 PLN per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Katowice typically earns around 7,482 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 Katowice | All Jobs

Median and salary distribution monthly Katowice

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

Salaries in Katowice range between 1,013 PLN per month (minimum salary) to 33,131 PLN per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 7,632 PLN per month, which means that half (50%) of the population are earning less than 7,632 PLN while the other half are earning more than 7,632 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 3,890 PLN while 75% of them are earning more than 3,890 PLN. Also from the diagram, 75% of the population are earning less than 21,197 PLN while 25% are earning more than 21,197 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 Katowice

How are Katowice salaries changing over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary over the past few years.

Salary trends and forecast monthly Katowice
Average Salary 2016    =  
6,827 PLN
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
7,080 PLN
Average Salary 2018    +3%  
7,299 PLN
Average Salary 2019    +3%  
7,482 PLN
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Salaries in Katowice 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

Job TitleAverage Salary
Accountant5,412 PLN
Administrative Assistant4,108 PLN
Architect6,800 PLN
Attorney11,248 PLN
Biomedical Engineer6,291 PLN
CAD Drafter5,782 PLN
Cashier4,315 PLN
Chartered Accountant6,450 PLN
Chef6,264 PLN
Chief Executive Officer17,259 PLN
Chief Financial Officer16,378 PLN
Civil Engineer6,834 PLN
Computer Technician5,849 PLN
Creative Director7,767 PLN
Dentist17,760 PLN
Developer / Programmer6,509 PLN
Electrical Engineer7,855 PLN
Elementary School Teacher5,353 PLN
Engineer6,626 PLN
Executive Chef6,813 PLN
Flight Attendant6,816 PLN
General Manager12,885 PLN
Graphic Designer5,406 PLN
Hotel Manager11,087 PLN
Human Resources Manager10,654 PLN
Internal Auditor8,139 PLN
Journalist7,855 PLN
Legal Assistant5,603 PLN
Mechanical Engineer7,742 PLN
Nurse5,919 PLN
Pharmacist8,803 PLN
Photographer5,360 PLN
Pilot8,698 PLN
Police Officer5,889 PLN
Project Manager8,500 PLN
Receptionist4,219 PLN
Sales Manager12,287 PLN
Sales Representative5,136 PLN
Secondary School Teacher6,045 PLN
Secretary4,143 PLN
Teacher5,672 PLN
Teller5,100 PLN
Travel Agent6,452 PLN
Waiter / Waitress4,788 PLN

Average Hourly Wage in Katowice | All Jobs

43 PLN per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Katowice | All Jobs is 43 PLN. This means that the average person in Katowice earns approximatly 43 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.

Katowice VS Poland

Salary Comparison Between Katowice and Poland monthlyWe compared salaries in Katowice and Poland and we found that Katowice salaries are 17% less than those of Poland.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Gdansk8,204 PLN
Katowice7,482 PLN
Krakow9,871 PLN
Lublin7,726 PLN
Poznan8,446 PLN
Szczecin7,961 PLN
Warsaw10,138 PLN
Wroclaw9,603 PLN
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