38,361 SEK 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

28,000 SEK

or less

28,000 SEK

or less

50% of people earn

35,000 SEK

or less

35,000 SEK

or less

75% of people earn

45,000 SEK

or less

45,000 SEK

or less

Minimum15,000 SEK |
Median35,000 SEK |
Maximum150,000 SEK |

The median salary is 35,000 SEK per month, which means that half (50%) of the population are earning less than 35,000 SEK while the other half are earning more than 35,000 SEK. 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 28,000 SEK while 75% of them are earning more than 28,000 SEK. Also from the diagram, 75% of the population are earning less than 45,000 SEK while 25% are earning more than 45,000 SEK.

Average Salary 2016 | = | 36,150 SEK |

Average Salary 2017 | +3% | 37,162 SEK |

Average Salary 2018 | +1% | 37,683 SEK |

Average Salary 2019 | +2% | 38,361 SEK |

Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salaries in Sweden are on the rise 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. 197 SEK 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 |

Goteborg | 35,758 SEK |

Helsingborg | 31,000 SEK |

Jonkoping | 35,333 SEK |

Linkoping | 25,750 SEK |

Malmo | 31,340 SEK |

Norrkoping | 33,667 SEK |

orebro | 48,000 SEK |

Stockholm | 39,992 SEK |

Uppsala | 45,381 SEK |

VasterAs | 31,938 SEK |