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Average Salary in Cyprus 2019

How much money does a person working in Cyprus make?

3,432 EUR per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Cyprus typically earns around 3,432 EUR 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 Cyprus | All Jobs

Median and salary distribution monthly Cyprus

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

Salaries in Cyprus range between 464 EUR per month (minimum salary) to 15,195 EUR per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 3,329 EUR per month, which means that half (50%) of the population are earning less than 3,329 EUR while the other half are earning more than 3,329 EUR. 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 1,707 EUR while 75% of them are earning more than 1,707 EUR. Also from the diagram, 75% of the population are earning less than 8,706 EUR while 25% are earning more than 8,706 EUR.

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

Salary Trend and Forecast in Cyprus

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

Salary trends and forecast monthly Cyprus
Average Salary 2016    =  
3,187 EUR
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
3,305 EUR
Average Salary 2018    +2%  
3,358 EUR
Average Salary 2019    +2%  
3,432 EUR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Salaries in Cyprus are on the rise in the year 2019 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2019 are 2% 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.


Salaries for popular jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Accountant2,352 EUR
Administrative Assistant1,723 EUR
Architect2,918 EUR
Attorney4,719 EUR
Biomedical Engineer2,973 EUR
CAD Drafter2,492 EUR
Cashier1,915 EUR
Chartered Accountant2,878 EUR
Chef2,700 EUR
Chief Executive Officer7,205 EUR
Chief Financial Officer6,826 EUR
Civil Engineer2,979 EUR
Computer Technician2,544 EUR
Creative Director3,378 EUR
Dentist7,924 EUR
Developer / Programmer2,931 EUR
Electrical Engineer3,122 EUR
Elementary School Teacher2,358 EUR
Engineer2,918 EUR
Executive Chef2,943 EUR
Flight Attendant2,750 EUR
General Manager6,027 EUR
Graphic Designer2,248 EUR
Hotel Manager5,099 EUR
Human Resources Manager4,643 EUR
Internal Auditor3,599 EUR
Journalist3,253 EUR
Legal Assistant2,473 EUR
Mechanical Engineer3,292 EUR
Nurse2,617 EUR
Pharmacist3,618 EUR
Photographer2,234 EUR
Pilot4,106 EUR
Police Officer2,575 EUR
Project Manager3,799 EUR
Receptionist1,798 EUR
Sales Manager5,213 EUR
Sales Representative2,073 EUR
Secondary School Teacher2,613 EUR
Secretary1,858 EUR
Teacher2,657 EUR
Teller2,279 EUR
Travel Agent2,853 EUR
Waiter / Waitress2,018 EUR

Average Hourly Wage in Cyprus | All Jobs

20 EUR per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Cyprus | All Jobs is 20 EUR. This means that the average person in Cyprus earns approximatly 20 EUR 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
Larnaka3,020 EUR
Limassol3,568 EUR
Nicosia3,305 EUR
2272 - 182
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