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Electrical Engineer Average Salary in Croatia 2019

How much money does an Electrical Engineer make in Croatia?

13,125 HRK per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working as an Electrical Engineer in Croatia typically earns around 13,125 HRK per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Electrical Engineer salaries may differ drasticlty based on experience, skills, gender, or location. Below you will find detialed breakdown based on many different criteria.

Electrical Engineer Salary Distribution in Croatia

Median and salary distribution monthly Croatia Electrical Engineer

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

Electrical Engineer salaries in Croatia range between 5,381 HRK per month (minimum salary) to 20,212 HRK per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 13,650 HRK per month, which means that half (50%) of people working as Electrical Engineer are earning less than 13,650 HRK while the other half are earning more than 13,650 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 as Electrical Engineer are earning less than 8,564 HRK while 75% of them are earning more than 8,564 HRK. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working as Electrical Engineer are earning less than 18,285 HRK while 25% are earning more than 18,285 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

Electrical Engineer Salary Comparison by Years of Experience

0 - 2 Years    =  
6,197 HRK
2 - 5 Years    +37%  
8,496 HRK
5 - 10 Years    +26%  
10,720 HRK
10 - 15 Years    +21%  
12,945 HRK
15 - 20 Years    +17%  
15,169 HRK
20+ Years    +24%  
18,803 HRK
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Experience level is the most important factor in determining your salary. Naturally the more years of experience the higher your wage. We broke down Electrical Engineer salaries by experience level. An Electrical Engineer with less than two years of experience makes approximatly 6,197 HRK per month. While someone with experience level between two and five years is expected to earn 8,496 HRK per month, 37% more than someone with less than two year's experience. Moving forward, an experience level between five and ten years lands a salary of 10,720 HRK per month, 26% more than a person with two to five years of experience. Additionally, Electrical Engineer(s) whose expertise span anywhere between ten and fifteen years get a salary equivalent to 12,945 HRK per month, 21% more than a person with five to ten years of experience. If the experience level is between fifteen and twenty years, then the expected wage is 15,169 HRK per month, 17% more than a person with ten to fifteen years of experience. Lastly, employees with more than twenty years of professional experience get a salary of 18,803 HRK per month, 24% more than people with fifteen to twenty years of experience.


Salary comparison by years of experience monthly Croatia Electrical Engineer

Electrical Engineer Salary Comparison By Education

Certificate or Diploma    =  
7,828 HRK
Bachelor's Degree    +40%  
10,943 HRK
Master's Degree    +41%  
15,392 HRK
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

We all know that higher education equals a bigger salary, but how much more money can a degree add into your income? We broke down Electrical Engineer salaries by education level in order to make a comparison. When the education level is Certificate or Diploma, the average salary of an Electrical Engineer is 7,828 HRK per month. While someone with a Bachelor's Degree gets a salary of 10,943 HRK per month, 40% more than someone with Certificate or Diploma. A Master's Degree gets its holder an average salary of 15,392 HRK per month, 41% more than someone with Bachelor's Degree.


Salary comparison by education level monthly Croatia Electrical Engineer


Electrical Engineer Salary Comparison By Gender

Female    =  
11,878 HRK
Male    +21%  
14,371 HRK
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Though gender should not have an effect on pay, in reality it does. So who gets paid more: men or women? Male Electrical Engineer employees in Croatia earn 21% more than their female counterparts.

Salary comparison by gender monthly Croatia Electrical Engineer

Public / Government vs Private Sector Salary Comparison

Private Sector    =  
11,222 HRK
Public Sector    +34%  
15,028 HRK
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Where can you get paid more, working for a private company or for the goverment? Public sector Electrical Engineer employees in Croatia earn 34% more than their private sector counterparts.

Public vs private sector salaries monthly Croatia Electrical Engineer

Electrical Engineer Salary Trend and Forecast in Croatia

How are Electrical Engineer salaries changing over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary in recent years.

Salary trends and forecast monthly Croatia Electrical Engineer
Average Salary 2016    =  
11,769 HRK
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
12,204 HRK
Average Salary 2018    +4%  
12,656 HRK
Average Salary 2019    +4%  
13,125 HRK
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Electrical Engineer salaries in Croatia 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.

Electrical Engineer Average Hourly Wage in Croatia

76 HRK per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Croatia for Electrical Engineer is 76 HRK. This means that the average Electrical Engineer in Croatia earns approximatly 76 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.

Electrical Engineer VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Electrical Engineer and Engineering monthly CroatiaWe compared Croatia salaries for Electrical Engineer, Engineering, and All Jobs and we found that Electrical Engineer salaries are 11% more than those of Engineering. We also found out that Engineering salaries are 11% less than those of All Jobs.

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Assistant Chief Engineer12,238 HRK-7%
Associate Engineer11,414 HRK-13%
Autocad Operator9,533 HRK-27%
Automation Engineer13,395 HRK+2%
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Biochemical Engineer13,306 HRK+1%
BMS Engineer11,800 HRK-10%
Bridge and Lock Tender11,846 HRK-10%
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CAD Design Engineer11,255 HRK-14%
CAD Designer9,834 HRK-25%
CAE Engineer10,914 HRK-17%
Ceramics Engineer11,763 HRK-10%
Civil Engineer11,390 HRK-13%
Commissioning Engineer11,367 HRK-13%
Communications Engineer12,096 HRK-8%
Condition Monitoring Engineer10,041 HRK-23%
Contract Associate Engineer12,639 HRK-4%
Control Systems Engineer12,401 HRK-6%
Controls Engineer12,011 HRK-8%
Controls Software Engineer11,524 HRK-12%
Corrosion Engineer11,341 HRK-14%
Design Engineer13,023 HRK-1%
Drafter9,034 HRK-31%
Drafting Manager12,945 HRK-1%
Drilling Engineer11,164 HRK-15%
Electrical Draughtsman7,545 HRK-43%
Electrical Engineer13,125 HRK=
Electrical Engineering Manager14,631 HRK+11%
Electromechanical Engineering Technologist12,864 HRK-2%
Electromechanical Equipment Assembler11,700 HRK-11%
Energy Engineer13,957 HRK+6%
Engine Assembler8,833 HRK-33%
Engineer12,209 HRK-7%
Engineering Account Manager10,891 HRK-17%
Engineering Chief Designer12,254 HRK-7%
Engineering Consultant13,015 HRK-1%
Engineering Key Account Manager13,479 HRK+3%
Engineering Lab Technician10,114 HRK-23%
Engineering Planning Manager14,062 HRK+7%
Engineering Production Manager14,898 HRK+14%
Engineering Project Analyst13,419 HRK+2%
Engineering Project Coordinator 11,947 HRK-9%
Engineering Project Director14,099 HRK+7%
Engineering Project Manager14,939 HRK+14%
Engineering Research and Development Manager14,949 HRK+14%
Engineering Safety Coordinator10,831 HRK-17%
Engineering Sales Manager14,618 HRK+11%
Engineering Technician10,955 HRK-17%
Engineering Technologist10,698 HRK-18%
Environmental Engineer12,318 HRK-6%
Equipment Engineer10,823 HRK-18%
Equipment Engineering Manager13,888 HRK+6%
Estimator11,648 HRK-11%
Fabrication Specialist10,554 HRK-20%
Fabricator8,788 HRK-33%
Facade Engineer12,882 HRK-2%
Fiber Analyst9,706 HRK-26%
Field Engineer10,914 HRK-17%
Field Engineering Manager15,152 HRK+15%
Fire Engineer12,006 HRK-9%
Fitter and Turner6,587 HRK-50%
Forestry Strategic Planner13,293 HRK+1%
Generation Engineer14,274 HRK+9%
Genetic Engineer15,261 HRK+16%
Geological Engineer13,561 HRK+3%
Geotechnical Engineer12,891 HRK-2%
Heavy Equipment Mechanic9,193 HRK-30%
Highway Engineer11,121 HRK-15%
HSE Professional10,262 HRK-22%
HVAC Engineer11,889 HRK-9%
HVAC Supervisor11,834 HRK-10%
Industrial Engineer11,710 HRK-11%
Industrial Engineering Technologist11,823 HRK-10%
Instrument Engineer12,498 HRK-5%
Instrumentation and Control Engineer12,669 HRK-3%
Instrumentation Engineer13,099 HRK-0%
Instrumentation Manager14,734 HRK+12%
Irrigation Engineer11,187 HRK-15%
Licensed Aircraft Engineer12,644 HRK-4%
Locomotive Engineer11,302 HRK-14%
Maintenance Engineer11,633 HRK-11%
Maintenance Fitter7,874 HRK-40%
Maintenance Manager13,885 HRK+6%
Manufacturing Engineer12,728 HRK-3%
Marine Engineer11,382 HRK-13%
Materials Engineer11,369 HRK-13%
Materials Researcher12,805 HRK-2%
Materials Technician10,914 HRK-17%
Mechanical and Electrical Engineer12,526 HRK-5%
Mechanical Design Engineer13,175 HRK+0%
Mechanical Designer10,979 HRK-16%
Mechanical Engineer12,086 HRK-8%
Mechanical Engineering Manager14,898 HRK+14%
Mechanical Inspector11,443 HRK-13%
Mechatronics Engineer11,437 HRK-13%
Mining Engineer10,881 HRK-17%
Oil and Petrochemical Engineer13,531 HRK+3%
Optical Engineer11,288 HRK-14%
Optical Instrument Assembler9,669 HRK-26%
PCB Assembler8,614 HRK-34%
Photonics Engineer13,618 HRK+4%
Photonics Technician10,579 HRK-19%
Pipeline Engineer11,187 HRK-15%
Piping Designer10,453 HRK-20%
Piping Engineer11,278 HRK-14%
Planning Engineer11,391 HRK-13%
Pressure Vessel Inspector7,890 HRK-40%
Principal Cost Engineer12,578 HRK-4%
Principal Engineer12,344 HRK-6%
Principal Support Engineer11,414 HRK-13%
Process Engineer11,186 HRK-15%
Process Operator10,373 HRK-21%
Product Development Engineer12,973 HRK-1%
Product Development Technician10,061 HRK-23%
Product Engineer11,118 HRK-15%
Product Safety Engineer12,040 HRK-8%
Production Engineer12,368 HRK-6%
Project Engineer12,571 HRK-4%
Proposal Manager14,467 HRK+10%
Purchasing Engineer11,811 HRK-10%
Quality Assurance Engineer11,209 HRK-15%
Rail Engineer11,823 HRK-10%
Robotics Engineer14,191 HRK+8%
Robotics Technician11,164 HRK-15%
Safety Engineer11,140 HRK-15%
Safety Inspector10,262 HRK-22%
Safety Manager13,046 HRK-1%
Safety Officer9,567 HRK-27%
Sales Engineer11,278 HRK-14%
Scheduling Engineer10,580 HRK-19%
Service Engineer12,420 HRK-5%
Solar Engineer12,035 HRK-8%
Staff Engineer10,914 HRK-17%
Static Equipment Engineer10,846 HRK-17%
Stationary Engineer11,229 HRK-14%
Stress Engineer11,055 HRK-16%
Structural Analysis Engineer11,659 HRK-11%
Structural Designer10,199 HRK-22%
Structural Engineer12,474 HRK-5%
Structural Technician9,849 HRK-25%
Supply Chain Specialist12,864 HRK-2%
Surveyor9,057 HRK-31%
Technical Affairs Officer9,238 HRK-30%
Technical Assistant10,164 HRK-23%
Technical Engineer10,051 HRK-23%
Technical Support Engineer10,199 HRK-22%
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Test Development Engineer11,094 HRK-15%
Transportation Engineer12,596 HRK-4%
Validation Engineer11,437 HRK-13%
Verification Engineer11,200 HRK-15%
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Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Zadar12,553 HRK
Zagreb14,298 HRK
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