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Average Salary in Croatia 2018

How much money does a person working in Croatia make?

8,007 HRK per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Croatia typically earns around 8,007 HRK 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 Croatia | All Jobs

25% of people earn
5,000 HRK
or less
50% of people earn
7,000 HRK
or less
75% of people earn
10,500 HRK
or less
Minimum
1,200 HRK
Median
7,000 HRK
Maximum
23,167 HRK

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

Salaries in Croatia range between 1,200 HRK per month (minimum salary) to 23,167 HRK per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 7,000 HRK per month, which means that half (50%) of the population are earning less than 7,000 HRK while the other half are earning more than 7,000 HRK. 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 5,000 HRK while 75% of them are earning more than 5,000 HRK. Also from the diagram, 75% of the population are earning less than 10,500 HRK while 25% are earning more than 10,500 HRK.

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

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Salary Trend and Forecast in Croatia

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

2015201620172018
Average Salary 2015    =  
7,370 HRK
Average Salary 2016    +3%  
7,577 HRK
Average Salary 2017    +3%  
7,789 HRK
Average Salary 2018    +3%  
8,007 HRK
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Salaries in Croatia 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.


Average Hourly Wage in Croatia | All Jobs

41 HRK per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Croatia | All Jobs is 41 HRK. This means that the average person in Croatia earns approximatly 41 HRK 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.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Dubrovnik5,750 HRK
Karlovac4,250 HRK
Osijek5,750 HRK
Pula5,500 HRK
Rijeka6,342 HRK
Sibenik5,000 HRK
Split6,480 HRK
Varazdin6,033 HRK
Zadar3,800 HRK
Zagreb9,478 HRK
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