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Engineering Average Salaries in Croatia 2019

How much money does a person working in Engineering make in Croatia?

7,370 HRK per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Engineering in Croatia typically earns around 7,370 HRK per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits.
Salaries differ drasticly between different Engineering jobs. If you are interested in the salary of a particular job, see below for salaries for specific job titles.

Salaries for specific jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Assembly Engineering Technician5,000 HRK
Autocad Operator5,000 HRK
Civil Engineer6,880 HRK
Design Engineer10,000 HRK
Electrical Engineer5,067 HRK
Marine Engineer7,500 HRK
Mechanical Designer7,500 HRK
Mechanical Engineer6,275 HRK
Mechanical Engineering Manager21,000 HRK

Engineering Jobs Salary Distribution in Croatia

25% of people earn
5,600 HRK
or less
50% of people earn
6,440 HRK
or less
75% of people earn
8,000 HRK
or less
3,600 HRK
6,440 HRK
21,000 HRK

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

The Engineering salaries in Croatia range between 3,600 HRK per month (minimum salary) to 21,000 HRK per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 6,440 HRK per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Engineering are earning less than 6,440 HRK while the other half are earning more than 6,440 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 people working in Engineering are earning less than 5,600 HRK while 75% of them are earning more than 5,600 HRK. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Engineering are earning less than 8,000 HRK while 25% are earning more than 8,000 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

Engineering Salary Forecast and Trend in Croatia

How do Engineering salaries change over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary in recent years.

Average Salary 2016    =  
6,784 HRK
Average Salary 2017    +3%  
6,974 HRK
Average Salary 2018    +3%  
7,169 HRK
Average Salary 2019    +3%  
7,370 HRK
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Engineering salaries in Croatia are rising 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.

Engineering Hourly Average Wage in Croatia

38 HRK per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Croatia for Engineering is 38 HRK. This means that the average person in Croatia earns approximatly 38 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 of Engineering Jobs in Croatia

7,370 HRK
8,187 HRK
Average Salary
Average Salary
All Jobs
We compared Croatia salaries for Engineering and All Jobs and we found that Engineering salaries are 10% less than those of All Jobs.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Rijeka14,250 HRK
Split6,340 HRK
Varazdin4,500 HRK
Zagreb6,540 HRK
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