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Taxi Driver Average Salary in Bosnia and Herzegovina 2022

How much money does a Taxi Driver make in Bosnia and Herzegovina?

Average Monthly Salary
750 BAM
( 9,010 BAM yearly)


A person working as a Taxi Driver in Bosnia and Herzegovina typically earns around 750 BAM per month. Salaries range from 350 BAM (lowest) to 1,190 BAM (highest).

This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Taxi Driver salaries vary drastically based on experience, skills, gender, or location. Below you will find a detailed breakdown based on many different criteria.

Taxi Driver Salary Distribution in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Median and salary distribution monthly Bosnia and Herzegovina Taxi Driver
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The median, the maximum, the minimum, and the range

  • Salary Range

    Taxi Driver salaries in Bosnia and Herzegovina range from 350 BAM per month (minimum salary) to 1,190 BAM per month (maximum salary).

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 810 BAM per month, which means that half (50%) of people working as Taxi Driver(s) are earning less than 810 BAM while the other half are earning more than 810 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.

  • Percentiles

    Closely related to the median are two values: the 25th and the 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of Taxi Driver(s) are earning less than 520 BAM while 75% of them are earning more than 520 BAM. Also from the diagram, 75% of Taxi Driver(s) are earning less than 1,080 BAM while 25% are earning more than 1,080 BAM.

What is the difference between the median and the average salary?

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 plenty of room for improvement. If your wage is between the average and the median, then things can be a bit complicated. We wrote a guide to explain all about the different scenarios. How to compare your salary

Taxi Driver Salary Comparison by Years of Experience

How does experience and age affect your pay?

Salary comparison by years of experience monthly Bosnia and Herzegovina Taxi Driver
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The experience level is the most important factor in determining the salary. Naturally the more years of experience the higher your wage. We broke down Taxi Driver salaries by experience level and this is what we found.

A Taxi Driver with less than two years of experience makes approximately 390 BAM per month.

While someone with an experience level between two and five years is expected to earn 520 BAM per month, 33% more than someone with less than two year's experience.

Moving forward, an experience level between five and ten years lands a salary of 770 BAM per month, 48% more than someone with two to five years of experience.

On average, a person's salary doubles their starting salary by the time they cross the 10 years* experience mark.
* Based on the average change in salary over time. Salary variations differ from person to person.

Additionally, Taxi Driver(s) whose expertise span anywhere between ten and fifteen years get a salary equivalent to 940 BAM per month, 22% more than someone with five to ten years of experience.

If the experience level is between fifteen and twenty years, then the expected wage is 1,030 BAM per month, 9% more than someone with ten to fifteen years of experience.

Lastly, employees with more than twenty years of professional experience get a salary of 1,110 BAM per month, 8% more than people with fifteen to twenty years of experience.

Taxi Driver average salary change by experience in Bosnia and Herzegovina

0 - 2 Years
390 BAM
2 - 5 Years+33%
520 BAM
5 - 10 Years+48%
770 BAM
10 - 15 Years+22%
940 BAM
15 - 20 Years+9%
1,030 BAM
20+ Years+8%
1,110 BAM
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Typical Salary Progress for Most Careers

Salary Comparison By Experience Level
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Taxi Driver Salary Comparison By Education

How do education levels affect salaries?

Displayed below is the average salary difference between different Taxi Driver(s) who have the same experience but different education levels.

Salary comparison by education level monthly Bosnia and Herzegovina Taxi Driver
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We all know that higher education equals a bigger salary, but how much more money can a degree add to your income? We broke down Taxi Driver salaries by education level in order to make a comparison.

When the education level is High School, the average salary of a Taxi Driver is 450 BAM per month.

While someone with a Certificate or Diploma gets a salary of 700 BAM per month, 57% more than someone having a High School degree.

A Bachelor's Degree gets its holder an average salary of 1,180 BAM per month, 68% more than someone with a Certificate or Diploma.

Taxi Driver average salary difference by education level in Bosnia and Herzegovina

High School
450 BAM
Certificate or Diploma+57%
700 BAM
Bachelor's Degree+68%
1,180 BAM
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Typical Salary Difference by Education for Most Careers

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Taxi Driver Salary Comparison By Gender

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Though gender should not have an effect on pay, in reality, it does. So who gets paid more: men or women? Male Taxi Driver employees in Bosnia and Herzegovina earn 11% more than their female counterparts on average.

790 BAM
710 BAM
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Comparison By Gender in Bosnia and Herzegovina for all Careers

Salary comparison by gender monthly Bosnia and Herzegovina
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Taxi Driver Average Annual Salary Increment Percentage in Bosnia and Herzegovina

How much are annual salary increments in Bosnia and Herzegovina for Taxi Driver(s)? How often do employees get salary raises?

Taxi Driver

Taxi Driver(s) in Bosnia and Herzegovina are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 4% every 31 months. The national average annual increment for all professions combined is 4% granted to employees every 29 months.

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The figures provided here are averages of numbers. Those figures should be taken as general guidelines. Salary increments will vary from person to person and depend on many factors, but your performance and contribution to the success of the organization remain the most important factors in determining how much and how often you will be granted a raise.

Bosnia and Herzegovina / All Professions

The term 'Annual Salary Increase' usually refers to the increase in 12 calendar month period, but because it is rarely that people get their salaries reviewed exactly on the one year mark, it is more meaningful to know the frequency and the rate at the time of the increase.

How to calculate the salary increment percentage?

The annual salary Increase in a calendar year (12 months) can be easily calculated as follows: Annual Salary Increase = Increase Rate x 12 ÷ Increase Frequency

The average salary increase in one year (12 months) in Bosnia and Herzegovina is 2%.

Annual Increment Rate By Industry 2021

Information Technology

Listed above are the average annual increase rates for each industry in Bosnia and Herzegovina for the year 2021. Companies within thriving industries tend to provide higher and more frequent raises. Exceptions do exist, but generally speaking, the situation of any company is closely related to the economic situation in the country or region. These figures tend to change frequently.

Worldwide Salary Raises: All Countries and All Jobs

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Taxi Driver Bonus and Incentive Rates in Bosnia and Herzegovina

How much and how often are bonuses being awarded?Annual Salary Bonus Rate Bosnia and Herzegovina Taxi Driver
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A Taxi Driver is considered to be a low bonus-based job due to the generally limited involvement in direct revenue generation, with exceptions of course. The people who get the highest bonuses are usually somehow involved in the revenue generation cycle.

85% of surveyed staff reported that they haven't received any bonuses or incentives in the previous year while 15% said that they received at least one form of monetary bonus.

Those who got bonuses reported rates ranging from 0% to 4% of their annual salary.

Received Bonus
No Bonus

Types of Bonuses Considered

Individual Performance-Based Bonuses

The most standard form of bonus where the employee is awarded based on their exceptional performance.

Company Performance Bonuses

Occasionally, some companies like to celebrate excess earnings and profits with their staff collectively in the form of bonuses that are granted to everyone. The amount of the bonus will probably be different from person to person depending on their role within the organization.

Goal-Based Bonuses

Granted upon achieving an important goal or milestone.

Holiday / End of Year Bonuses

These types of bonuses are given without a reason and usually resemble an appreciation token.

Bonuses Are Not Commissions!

People tend to confuse bonuses with commissions. A commission is a prefixed rate at which someone gets paid for items sold or deals completed while a bonus is in most cases arbitrary and unplanned.

What makes a position worthy of good bonuses and a high salary?

The main two types of jobs

Revenue GeneratorsSupporting Cast

Employees that are directly involved in generating revenue or profit for the organization. Their field of expertise usually matches the type of business.

Employees that support and facilitate the work of revenue generators. Their expertise is usually different from that of the core business operations.

A graphics designer working for a graphics designing company.

A graphic designer in the marketing department of a hospital.

Revenue generators usually get more and higher bonuses, higher salaries, and more frequent salary increments. The reason is quite simple: it is easier to quantify your value to the company in monetary terms when you participate in revenue generation.

Try to work for companies where your skills can generate revenue. We can't all generate revenue and that's perfectly fine.

Bonus Comparison by Seniority Level

Top management personnel and senior employees naturally exhibit higher bonus rates and frequencies than juniors. This is very predictable due to the inherent responsibilities of being higher in the hierarchy. People in top positions can easily get double or triple bonus rates than employees down the pyramid.

Taxi Driver Average Hourly Wage in Bosnia and Herzegovina

4 BAM per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Bosnia and Herzegovina is 4 BAM. This means that the average Taxi Driver in Bosnia and Herzegovina earns approximately 4 BAM for every worked hour.

Hourly Wage = Annual Salary ÷ ( 52 x 5 x 8 )

The hourly wage is the salary paid in one worked 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 the annual vacation allowance. The figures mentioned above are good approximations and are considered to be the standard. One major difference between salaried employees and hourly paid employees is overtime eligibility. Salaried employees are usually exempt from overtime as opposed to hourly paid staff.

Taxi Driver VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Taxi Driver and Courier / Delivery / Transport / Drivers monthly Bosnia and Herzegovina
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The average salary for Taxi Driver is 16% less than that of Courier / Delivery / Transport / Drivers. Also, Courier / Delivery / Transport / Drivers salaries are 61% less than those of All Jobs.

Salary comparison with similar jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Bus Driver700 BAM-7%
CDL Driver840 BAM+12%
CDL Truck Driver850 BAM+13%
Chauffeur860 BAM+15%
Courier Coordinator1,120 BAM+49%
Courier Sales Manager1,810 BAM+140%
Deck Officer760 BAM+1%
Delivery Driver690 BAM-8%
Delivery Specialist920 BAM+23%
Delivery Supervisor970 BAM+29%
Dispatcher620 BAM-17%
Driver710 BAM-5%
Driving Instructor950 BAM+26%
Goods Receiving Expediter700 BAM-7%
Limousine Driver870 BAM+16%
Parking Inspector830 BAM+11%
School Bus Driver800 BAM+7%
Shuttle Driver710 BAM-5%
Taxi Driver750 BAM-0%
Third Officer680 BAM-9%
Train Driver830 BAM+11%
Tram Driver770 BAM+3%
Transport Officer730 BAM-3%
Transportation and Shipping Supervisor1,060 BAM+41%
Transportation Manager2,890 BAM+280%
Truck Driver740 BAM-1%

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Banja Luka810 BAM
Medjugorje640 BAM
Mostar710 BAM
Sarajevo810 BAM
Tuzla740 BAM
Zenica720 BAM

Government vs Private Sector Salary Comparison

Where can you get paid more, working for a private company or for the government? Public sector employees in Bosnia and Herzegovina earn 25% more than their private sector counterparts on average across all sectors.

Private Sector
2,050 BAM
Public Sector+25%
2,550 BAM
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

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