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Construction / Building / Installation Average Salaries in Cyprus 2022

How much money does a person working in Construction / Building / Installation make in Cyprus?


Average Monthly Salary
1,270 EUR
( 15,300 EUR yearly)

LOW
550
EUR
AVERAGE
1,270
EUR
HIGH
3,700
EUR

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.

Salaries for specific jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Adjudicator830 EUR
Assembler650 EUR
Boat Builder and Shipwright1,030 EUR
Bricklayer560 EUR
Building Administrator920 EUR
Building Contracts Manager3,060 EUR
Building Inspector880 EUR
Building Monitor690 EUR
Building Sales Manager2,830 EUR
Cabinetmaker710 EUR
Carpenter840 EUR
Civil Engineer1,990 EUR
Civil Technician1,000 EUR
Concreter600 EUR
Construction and Maintenance Manager1,650 EUR
Construction Assistant810 EUR
Construction Coordinator1,120 EUR
Construction Estimator1,310 EUR
Construction Field Engineer1,790 EUR
Construction General Manager3,700 EUR
Construction Inventory Officer710 EUR
Construction Operations Manager3,270 EUR
Construction Project Coordinator2,170 EUR
Construction Project Engineer1,970 EUR
Construction Project Manager3,640 EUR
Construction Project Planner1,830 EUR
Construction Quality Control Manager2,710 EUR
Construction Safety Officer1,310 EUR
Construction Superintendent1,330 EUR
Construction Supervisor1,910 EUR
Construction Technical Assistant720 EUR
Construction Technical Officer850 EUR
Construction Technical Writer830 EUR
Construction Technician730 EUR
Crane and Tower Operator710 EUR
Diesel Mechanic640 EUR
Drywall Installer750 EUR
Electrical Draftsman730 EUR
Electrical Engineering Supervisor2,130 EUR
Electrical Engineering Technician860 EUR
Electrician1,050 EUR
Elevator Installer and Repairer860 EUR
Engineer1,940 EUR
Excavator Operator720 EUR
Floor Finisher750 EUR
Floor Manager1,110 EUR
Foreman590 EUR
Frame and Truss Detailer640 EUR
Furniture Finisher660 EUR
Gas Technician 630 EUR
Handyman630 EUR
Health and Safety Coordinator830 EUR
Health and Safety Officer950 EUR
Installation Manager2,430 EUR
Installer620 EUR
Insulation Installer710 EUR
Labourer530 EUR
Land Surveyor890 EUR
Lift Technician700 EUR
Material Tester1,050 EUR
Model Maker1,030 EUR
Order Picker590 EUR
Painter630 EUR
Pipe Layer570 EUR
Pipefitter540 EUR
Plumber750 EUR
Property Coordinator1,700 EUR
Purchasing Manager2,380 EUR
Quantity Surveyor1,340 EUR
Roof Slater and Tiler610 EUR
Sheet Metal Mechanic640 EUR
Site Clerk690 EUR
Site engineer1,780 EUR
Site Leader3,130 EUR
Stock Controller960 EUR
Structural Steel Construction Worker710 EUR
Technical Draughtsman760 EUR
Tendering Manager2,960 EUR
Tower Crane Operator700 EUR
Wall and Floor Tiler660 EUR
Warehouse Manager2,200 EUR
Welder600 EUR
Welding Superintendent820 EUR

Construction / Building / Installation Jobs Salary Distribution in Cyprus

Median and salary distribution monthly Cyprus Construction / Building / Installation
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The median, the maximum, the minimum, and the range

  • Salary Range

    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).

  • Median Salary

    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.

  • 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 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.


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?

Salary Comparison By Experience Level
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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 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.

Construction / Building / Installation Salary Comparison By Gender

Salary comparison by gender monthly Cyprus Construction / Building / Installation
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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 Cyprus who work in Construction / Building / Installation earn 5% more than their female counterparts on average.

Male
1,310 EUR
Female-5%
1,250 EUR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Comparison By Gender in Cyprus for all Careers

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Construction / Building / Installation Average Annual Salary Increment Percentage in Cyprus

How much are annual salary increments in Cyprus for Construction / Building / Installation professionals? How often do employees get salary raises?

Construction / Building / Installation

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.

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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.

Cyprus / 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 Cyprus is 2%.

Annual Increment Rate By Industry 2021

Banking
2%
Energy
4%
Information Technology
6%
Healthcare
8%
Travel
1%
Construction
3%
Education
5%

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.


Worldwide Salary Raises: All Countries and All Jobs

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Construction / Building / Installation Bonus and Incentive Rates in Cyprus

How much and how often are bonuses being awarded?Annual Salary Bonus Rate Cyprus Construction / Building / Installation
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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.

Received Bonus
12%
No Bonus
88%

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.

Construction / Building / Installation Hourly Average Wage in Cyprus


7 EUR per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Cyprus is 7 EUR. This means that the average person in Cyprus earns approximately 7 EUR 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.

Construction / Building / Installation VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Construction / Building / Installation and Construction / Building / Installation monthly Cyprus
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The average salary for Construction / Building / Installation is 41% less than that of All Jobs.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Larnaka1,120 EUR
Limassol1,320 EUR
Nicosia1,230 EUR

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 Cyprus earn 18% more than their private sector counterparts on average across all sectors.

Private Sector
1,950 EUR
Public Sector+18%
2,290 EUR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

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