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Government and Defence Average Salaries in Cyprus 2019

How much money does a person working in Government and Defence make in Cyprus?

3,799 EUR per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Government and Defence in Cyprus typically earns around 3,799 EUR per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits.
Salaries differ drasticly between different Government and Defence jobs. 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
Armed Forces Officer3,122 EUR
Army Officer3,410 EUR
Cartographer2,962 EUR
Customs Officer3,148 EUR
Defense Officer3,772 EUR
Electoral Project Coordinator3,898 EUR
Federal Government Worker3,216 EUR
Government Affairs Advisor4,591 EUR
Government Affairs Director5,618 EUR
Government Affairs Representative4,551 EUR
Government Officer4,170 EUR
Government Property Inspector5,105 EUR
Government Relations Associate4,436 EUR
International Cooperation Specialist4,165 EUR
Military Personnel3,785 EUR
Police Constable3,002 EUR
Public Affairs Specialist3,714 EUR
Public Information Officer3,241 EUR
Rifleman2,949 EUR
Soldier2,744 EUR
VAT Fraud Investigator3,473 EUR

Government and Defence Jobs Salary Distribution in Cyprus

Median and salary distribution monthly Cyprus Government and Defence

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

The Government and Defence salaries in Cyprus range between 2,744 EUR per month (minimum salary) to 5,487 EUR per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 3,837 EUR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Government and Defence are earning less than 3,837 EUR while the other half are earning more than 3,837 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 Government and Defence are earning less than 2,961 EUR while 75% of them are earning more than 2,961 EUR. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Government and Defence are earning less than 4,755 EUR while 25% are earning more than 4,755 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

Government and Defence Salary Forecast and Trend in Cyprus

How do Government and Defence salaries change over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary in recent years.

Salary trends and forecast monthly Cyprus Government and Defence
Average Salary 2016    =  
3,497 EUR
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
3,626 EUR
Average Salary 2018    +3%  
3,728 EUR
Average Salary 2019    +2%  
3,799 EUR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Government and Defence salaries in Cyprus are rising 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.

Government and Defence Hourly Average Wage in Cyprus

22 EUR per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Cyprus for Government and Defence is 22 EUR. This means that the average person in Cyprus earns approximatly 22 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.

Government and Defence VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Government and Defence and Government and Defence monthly CyprusWe compared Cyprus salaries for Government and Defence and All Jobs and we found that Government and Defence salaries are 11% more than those of All Jobs.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Larnaka3,343 EUR
Limassol3,950 EUR
Nicosia3,659 EUR
1850 - 2
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