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Executive and Management Average Salaries in Croatia 2020

How much money does a person working in Executive and Management make in Croatia?


Average Monthly Salary
20,200 HRK
( 243,000 HRK yearly)

LOW
6,630
HRK
AVERAGE
20,200
HRK
HIGH
33,100
HRK

A person working in Executive and Management in Croatia typically earns around 20,200 HRK per month. Salaries range from 6,630 HRK (lowest average) to 33,100 HRK (highest average, actual maximum salary is higher).

This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Salaries vary drastically between different Executive and Management careers. 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
Account Coordinator13,100 HRK
Administration Manager16,400 HRK
Area Manager14,800 HRK
Asset Protection Associate18,700 HRK
Assistant Director17,200 HRK
Assistant Manager17,600 HRK
Assistant Operations Manager18,700 HRK
Assistant Project Manager17,500 HRK
Assistant Section Head14,700 HRK
Assistant to CEO16,400 HRK
Assistant Vice President19,000 HRK
Associate Director17,100 HRK
Bid Manager18,700 HRK
Branch Manager18,500 HRK
Business Development Manager21,000 HRK
Business Operations Associate17,600 HRK
Business Operations Lead17,300 HRK
Campaign Manager18,900 HRK
Chairman of The Board32,500 HRK
Chairman Office Manager20,400 HRK
Chief Corporate Officer25,300 HRK
Chief Executive Officer34,200 HRK
Chief Financial Officer29,600 HRK
Chief of Staff15,000 HRK
Chief Operating Officer24,500 HRK
Chief Risk Officer21,700 HRK
Client Services Manager21,500 HRK
Commercial Project Manager18,600 HRK
Commodity Broker14,100 HRK
Corporate Affairs Executive19,500 HRK
Corporate Compliance Director22,400 HRK
Corporate Director22,500 HRK
Corporate Officer15,400 HRK
Corporate Partnerships Officer15,200 HRK
Country Manager26,000 HRK
Deputy Director22,200 HRK
Director25,700 HRK
Director of Accreditation21,900 HRK
Director of Catering Services18,800 HRK
Director of Client Services21,900 HRK
Director of Facilities Management18,200 HRK
Director of Operations21,900 HRK
Director of Process Simplification17,300 HRK
Director of Project Management22,300 HRK
Director of Revenue Management19,500 HRK
Director of Training and Development21,500 HRK
Distribution Manager22,000 HRK
Division Manager19,400 HRK
Duty Manager18,200 HRK
Engagement Manager22,300 HRK
Executive Director33,400 HRK
Executive Manager27,000 HRK
Franchise Manager28,300 HRK
General Manager25,300 HRK
Global Master Data Manager23,400 HRK
Head of Middle Office20,500 HRK
Head of Projects21,400 HRK
Head of Sustainability18,300 HRK
Housing Manager16,800 HRK
HSE Manager18,600 HRK
Key Account Manager19,000 HRK
Knowledge Manager21,500 HRK
Location Manager21,000 HRK
Logistics Manager16,600 HRK
Management Consultant18,100 HRK
Management Executive23,700 HRK
Manager22,800 HRK
Managing Director26,200 HRK
MIS Executive23,100 HRK
Ocean Services Manager23,500 HRK
Operations Assistant16,000 HRK
Operations Director24,100 HRK
Operations Executive22,900 HRK
Operations Manager24,300 HRK
Operations Supervisor20,400 HRK
Policy Administration Executive19,400 HRK
Private Sector Executive18,900 HRK
Product Development Manager21,100 HRK
Product Executive18,900 HRK
Production Executive22,200 HRK
Production Manager22,800 HRK
Production Supervisor18,600 HRK
Program Manager23,700 HRK
Programme Coordinator16,300 HRK
Project Control Manager22,500 HRK
Project Coordinator14,200 HRK
Project Management Officer15,200 HRK
Project Manager15,700 HRK
Project Portfolio Manager18,200 HRK
Quality Manager17,900 HRK
R/D Director20,200 HRK
Regional Director29,100 HRK
Regional Manager21,800 HRK
Relationship Manager22,200 HRK
Retail District Manager14,900 HRK
Revenue Manager18,300 HRK
Risk and Capital Manager25,400 HRK
Risk Officer16,200 HRK
Safety Manager16,400 HRK
Section Head17,300 HRK
Service Manager17,800 HRK
Shift Supervisor13,000 HRK
Solutions Manager15,900 HRK
Supervisor13,200 HRK
Supply Chain Manager22,900 HRK
Surveyor15,700 HRK
Technical Manager20,800 HRK
Territory Manager21,800 HRK
Validation Manager18,600 HRK
Vice President27,200 HRK
Zone Manager22,400 HRK

Executive and Management Jobs Salary Distribution in Croatia

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The median, the maximum, the minimum, and the range

  • Salary Range

    Executive and Management salaries in Croatia range from 6,630 HRK per month (minimum average salary) to 33,100 HRK per month (maximum average salary, actual maximum is higher).

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 21,800 HRK per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Executive and Management are earning less than 21,800 HRK while the other half are earning more than 21,800 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.

  • Percentiles

    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 Executive and Management are earning less than 12,800 HRK while 75% of them are earning more than 12,800 HRK. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Executive and Management are earning less than 29,700 HRK while 25% are earning more than 29,700 HRK.


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

Salary Comparison by Years of Experience

How does a person's salary progress over time?

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The experience level is the most important factor in determining the salary. Naturally the more years of experience the higher the wage.

Generally speaking, employees having experience from two to five years earn on average 32% more than freshers and juniors across all industries and disciplines.

Professionals with experience of more than five years tend to earn on average 36% more than those with five years or less of work experience.


Change in salary based on experience varies drastically from one location to another and depends hugely on the career field as well. The data displayed here is the combined average of many different jobs. To view accurate figures, choose a specific job title.

As you hit the ten years mark, the salary increases by 21% and an additional 14% for those who have crossed the 15 years mark.

Those figures are presented as guidelines only. The numbers become more significant if you consider one job title at a time.

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.

Salary Comparison By Education

How does the education level affect your salary?

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It is well known that higher education equals a bigger salary, but how much more money can a degree add to your income? We compared the salaries of professionals at the same level but with different college degrees levels across many jobs, below are our findings.


Change in salary based on education varies drastically from one location to another and depends hugely on the career field as well. The data displayed here is the combined average of multiple jobs. To view accurate figures, choose a specific job title.

Workers with a certificate or diploma earn on average 17% more than their peers who only reached the high school level.

Employees who earned a Bachelor's Degree earn 24% more than those who only managed to attain a cerificate or diploma.

Professionals who attained a Master's Degree are awarded salaries that are 29% more than those with a Bachelor's Degree.

Finally, PhD holders earn 23% more than Master's Degree holders on average while doing the same job.


Is a Master's degree or an MBA worth it? Should you pursue higher education?

A Master's degree program or any post-graduate program in Croatia costs anywhere from 74,200 Croatian Kuna(s) to 223,000 Croatian Kuna(s) and lasts approximately two years. That is quite an investment.

You can't really expect any salary increases during the study period, assuming you already have a job. In most cases, a salary review is conducted once education is completed and the degree has been attained.

Many people pursue higher education as a tactic to switch into a higher paying job. The numbers seem to support this tactic. The average increase in compensation while changing jobs is approximately 10% more than the customary salary increment.

The decision really depends on your situation and experience among many other factors. Putting all variables aside, if you can afford the costs of higher education then the return on investment is definitely worth it. You should be able to recover the costs in roughly a year or so.

Executive and Management Salary Comparison By Gender

Salary comparison by gender monthly Croatia Executive and Management
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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 employees in Croatia who work in Executive and Management earn 8% more than their female counterparts on average.

Male
21,000 HRK
Female-7%
19,500 HRK
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Comparison By Gender in Croatia for all Careers

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Executive and Management Average Annual Salary Increment Percentage in Croatia

How much are annual salary increments in Croatia for Executive and Management professionals? How often do employees get salary raises?

Executive and Management

Executive and Management professionals in Croatia are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 12% every 14 months. The national average annual increment for all professions combined is 9% granted to employees every 17 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.

Croatia / 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 Croatia is 6%.

Annual Increment Rate By Industry 2019

Banking
9%
Energy
9%
Information Technology
9%
Healthcare
9%
Travel
9%
Construction
9%
Education
9%

Listed above are the average annual increase rates for each industry in Croatia for the year 2019. 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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Executive and Management Bonus and Incentive Rates in Croatia

How much and how often are bonuses being awarded?Annual Salary Bonus Rate Croatia Executive and Management
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Executive and Management is considered to be a high bonus-based field 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.

19% of surveyed staff in Executive and Management reported that they haven't received any bonuses or incentives in the previous year while 81% said that they received at least one form of monetary bonus.

Those who got bonuses reported rates ranging from 5% to 9% of their annual salary.

Received Bonus
81%
No Bonus
19%

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.

Example:
A graphics designer working for a graphics designing company.

Example:
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.

Executive and Management Hourly Average Wage in Croatia


120 HRK per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Croatia is 120 HRK. This means that the average person in Croatia earns approximately 120 HRK 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.

Executive and Management VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Executive and Management and Executive and Management monthly Croatia
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The average salary for Executive and Management is 36% more than that of All Jobs.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Zadar21,100 HRK
Zagreb22,500 HRK

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 Croatia earn 10% more than their private sector counterparts on average across all sectors.

Private Sector
14,200 HRK
Public Sector+10%
15,500 HRK
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

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