A person working in Construction / Building / Installation in Cyprus typically earns around 1,270 EUR per month. Salaries range from 550 EUR (lowest average) to 3,700 EUR (highest average, actual maximum salary is higher).
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Salaries vary drastically between different Construction / Building / Installation careers. If you are interested in the salary of a particular job, see below for salaries for specific job titles.
|Job Title||Average Salary|
|Boat Builder and Shipwright||1,030 EUR|
|Building Administrator||920 EUR|
|Building Contracts Manager||3,060 EUR|
|Building Inspector||880 EUR|
|Building Monitor||690 EUR|
|Building Sales Manager||2,830 EUR|
|Civil Engineer||1,990 EUR|
|Civil Technician||1,000 EUR|
|Construction and Maintenance Manager||1,650 EUR|
|Construction Assistant||810 EUR|
|Construction Coordinator||1,120 EUR|
|Construction Estimator||1,310 EUR|
|Construction Field Engineer||1,790 EUR|
|Construction General Manager||3,700 EUR|
|Construction Inventory Officer||710 EUR|
|Construction Operations Manager||3,270 EUR|
|Construction Project Coordinator||2,170 EUR|
|Construction Project Engineer||1,970 EUR|
|Construction Project Manager||3,640 EUR|
|Construction Project Planner||1,830 EUR|
|Construction Quality Control Manager||2,710 EUR|
|Construction Safety Officer||1,310 EUR|
|Construction Superintendent||1,330 EUR|
|Construction Supervisor||1,910 EUR|
|Construction Technical Assistant||720 EUR|
|Construction Technical Officer||850 EUR|
|Construction Technical Writer||830 EUR|
|Construction Technician||730 EUR|
|Crane and Tower Operator||710 EUR|
|Diesel Mechanic||640 EUR|
|Drywall Installer||750 EUR|
|Electrical Draftsman||730 EUR|
|Electrical Engineering Supervisor||2,130 EUR|
|Electrical Engineering Technician||860 EUR|
|Elevator Installer and Repairer||860 EUR|
|Excavator Operator||720 EUR|
|Floor Finisher||750 EUR|
|Floor Manager||1,110 EUR|
|Frame and Truss Detailer||640 EUR|
|Furniture Finisher||660 EUR|
|Gas Technician||630 EUR|
|Health and Safety Coordinator||830 EUR|
|Health and Safety Officer||950 EUR|
|Installation Manager||2,430 EUR|
|Insulation Installer||710 EUR|
|Land Surveyor||890 EUR|
|Lift Technician||700 EUR|
|Material Tester||1,050 EUR|
|Model Maker||1,030 EUR|
|Order Picker||590 EUR|
|Pipe Layer||570 EUR|
|Property Coordinator||1,700 EUR|
|Purchasing Manager||2,380 EUR|
|Quantity Surveyor||1,340 EUR|
|Roof Slater and Tiler||610 EUR|
|Sheet Metal Mechanic||640 EUR|
|Site Clerk||690 EUR|
|Site engineer||1,780 EUR|
|Site Leader||3,130 EUR|
|Stock Controller||960 EUR|
|Structural Steel Construction Worker||710 EUR|
|Technical Draughtsman||760 EUR|
|Tendering Manager||2,960 EUR|
|Tower Crane Operator||700 EUR|
|Wall and Floor Tiler||660 EUR|
|Warehouse Manager||2,200 EUR|
|Welding Superintendent||820 EUR|
Construction / Building / Installation salaries in Cyprus range from 550 EUR per month (minimum average salary) to 3,700 EUR per month (maximum average salary, actual maximum is higher).
The median salary is 1,320 EUR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Construction / Building / Installation are earning less than 1,320 EUR while the other half are earning more than 1,320 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 people working in Construction / Building / Installation are earning less than 840 EUR while 75% of them are earning more than 840 EUR. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Construction / Building / Installation are earning less than 2,610 EUR while 25% are earning more than 2,610 EUR.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
A Master's degree program or any post-graduate program in Cyprus costs anywhere from 10,800 Euro(s) to 32,500 Euro(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.
Though gender should not have an effect on pay, in reality, it does. So who gets paid more: men or women? Male employees in Cyprus who work in Construction / Building / Installation earn 5% more than their female counterparts on average.
Construction / Building / Installation professionals in Cyprus are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 4% every 29 months. The national average annual increment for all professions combined is 5% granted to employees every 28 months.
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.
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
Listed above are the average annual increase rates for each industry in Cyprus for the year 2021. 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.
Construction / Building / Installation is considered to be a low 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.
88% of surveyed staff in Construction / Building / Installation reported that they haven't received any bonuses or incentives in the previous year while 12% said that they received at least one form of monetary bonus.
Those who got bonuses reported rates ranging from 0% to 4% of their annual salary.
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.
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.
The main two types of jobs
|Revenue Generators||Supporting 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.
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.
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.
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.
The average salary for Construction / Building / Installation is 41% less than that of All Jobs.
Where can you get paid more, working for a private company or for the government? Public sector employees in Cyprus earn 18% more than their private sector counterparts on average across all sectors.