How much money does a person working in Sarajevo make?
2,524 BAM per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Sarajevo typically earns around 2,524 BAM 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 Sarajevo | All Jobs
Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles
Salaries in Sarajevo range between 342 BAM per month (minimum salary) to 11,177 BAM per month (maximum salary).
The median salary is 2,625 BAM per month, which means that half (50%) of the population are earning less than 2,625 BAM while the other half are earning more than 2,625 BAM. 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 1,335 BAM while 75% of them are earning more than 1,335 BAM. Also from the diagram, 75% of the population are earning less than 7,453 BAM while 25% are earning more than 7,453 BAM.
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 Sarajevo
How are Sarajevo 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|| +4% |
|Average Salary 2019|| +4% |
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Salaries in Sarajevo are on the rise in the year 2019 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2019 are 4% 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||1,325 BAM|
|Biomedical Engineer||2,075 BAM|
|CAD Drafter||1,913 BAM|
|Chartered Accountant||2,118 BAM|
|Chief Executive Officer||5,836 BAM|
|Chief Financial Officer||4,942 BAM|
|Civil Engineer||2,157 BAM|
|Computer Technician||1,825 BAM|
|Creative Director||2,424 BAM|
|Developer / Programmer||2,230 BAM|
|Electrical Engineer||2,407 BAM|
|Elementary School Teacher||1,661 BAM|
|Executive Chef||2,202 BAM|
|Flight Attendant||2,103 BAM|
|General Manager||4,172 BAM|
|Graphic Designer||1,671 BAM|
|Hotel Manager||3,560 BAM|
|Human Resources Manager||3,587 BAM|
|Internal Auditor||2,661 BAM|
|Legal Assistant||1,697 BAM|
|Mechanical Engineer||2,483 BAM|
|Police Officer||2,013 BAM|
|Project Manager||2,724 BAM|
|Sales Manager||4,033 BAM|
|Sales Representative||1,585 BAM|
|Secondary School Teacher||2,030 BAM|
|Travel Agent||2,110 BAM|
|Waiter / Waitress||1,472 BAM|
Average Hourly Wage in Sarajevo | All Jobs
15 BAM per hour
Average Hourly Wage
The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Sarajevo | All Jobs is 15 BAM. This means that the average person in Sarajevo earns approximatly 15 BAM 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.
Sarajevo VS Bosnia and Herzegovina
We compared salaries in Sarajevo and Bosnia and Herzegovina and we found that Sarajevo salaries are 12% more than those of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
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