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Engineering Average Salaries in Czech Republic 2020

How much money does a person working in Engineering make in Czech Republic?


Average Monthly Salary
51,400 CZK
( 617,000 CZK yearly)

LOW
16,300
CZK
AVERAGE
51,400
CZK
HIGH
109,000
CZK

A person working in Engineering in Czech Republic typically earns around 51,400 CZK per month. Salaries range from 16,300 CZK (lowest average) to 109,000 CZK (highest average, actual maximum salary is higher).

This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Salaries vary drastically between different Engineering 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
Acoustics Engineer51,500 CZK
Assembly Engineering Technician39,800 CZK
Assistant Chief Engineer61,100 CZK
Associate Engineer45,600 CZK
Autocad Operator32,300 CZK
Automation Engineer56,100 CZK
Avionic System Support Engineer51,000 CZK
Biochemical Engineer50,300 CZK
BMS Engineer50,600 CZK
Bridge and Lock Tender28,400 CZK
Broadcast Engineer52,600 CZK
CAD Design Engineer56,000 CZK
CAD Designer32,500 CZK
CAE Engineer52,500 CZK
Ceramics Engineer47,900 CZK
Civil Engineer57,200 CZK
Commissioning Engineer49,200 CZK
Communications Engineer55,600 CZK
Condition Monitoring Engineer47,200 CZK
Contract Associate Engineer51,300 CZK
Control Systems Engineer54,500 CZK
Controls Engineer51,600 CZK
Controls Software Engineer46,800 CZK
Corrosion Engineer47,200 CZK
Design Engineer54,400 CZK
Drafter34,600 CZK
Drafting Manager61,000 CZK
Drilling Engineer49,500 CZK
Electrical Draughtsman26,500 CZK
Electrical Engineer59,300 CZK
Electrical Engineering Manager74,200 CZK
Electromechanical Engineering Technologist58,300 CZK
Electromechanical Equipment Assembler27,300 CZK
Energy Engineer56,300 CZK
Engine Assembler24,300 CZK
Engineer57,800 CZK
Engineering Account Manager58,600 CZK
Engineering Chief Designer60,200 CZK
Engineering Consultant74,300 CZK
Engineering Key Account Manager74,900 CZK
Engineering Lab Technician48,600 CZK
Engineering Planning Manager77,700 CZK
Engineering Production Manager93,500 CZK
Engineering Project Analyst64,300 CZK
Engineering Project Coordinator 59,400 CZK
Engineering Project Director111,000 CZK
Engineering Project Manager76,600 CZK
Engineering Research and Development Manager87,000 CZK
Engineering Safety Coordinator40,800 CZK
Engineering Sales Manager74,700 CZK
Engineering Technician42,500 CZK
Engineering Technologist42,800 CZK
Environmental Engineer51,400 CZK
Equipment Engineer50,600 CZK
Equipment Engineering Manager70,100 CZK
Estimator47,300 CZK
Fabrication Specialist36,300 CZK
Fabricator24,700 CZK
Facade Engineer52,100 CZK
Fiber Analyst31,900 CZK
Field Engineer52,900 CZK
Field Engineering Manager91,100 CZK
Fire Engineer51,100 CZK
Fitter and Turner17,300 CZK
Forestry Strategic Planner64,500 CZK
Generation Engineer55,200 CZK
Genetic Engineer57,200 CZK
Geological Engineer52,300 CZK
Geotechnical Engineer54,900 CZK
Heavy Equipment Mechanic29,300 CZK
Highway Engineer54,500 CZK
HSE Professional47,100 CZK
HVAC Engineer55,700 CZK
HVAC Supervisor49,600 CZK
Industrial Engineer53,400 CZK
Industrial Engineering Technologist53,600 CZK
Instrument Engineer52,700 CZK
Instrumentation and Control Engineer51,300 CZK
Instrumentation Engineer51,200 CZK
Instrumentation Manager52,100 CZK
Irrigation Engineer51,600 CZK
Licensed Aircraft Engineer57,400 CZK
Locomotive Engineer49,500 CZK
Maintenance Engineer47,700 CZK
Maintenance Fitter19,500 CZK
Maintenance Manager53,200 CZK
Manufacturing Engineer51,900 CZK
Marine Engineer51,800 CZK
Materials Engineer53,500 CZK
Materials Researcher51,200 CZK
Materials Technician37,000 CZK
Mechanical and Electrical Engineer59,300 CZK
Mechanical Design Engineer59,300 CZK
Mechanical Designer46,000 CZK
Mechanical Engineer55,700 CZK
Mechanical Engineering Manager77,600 CZK
Mechanical Inspector50,800 CZK
Mechatronics Engineer59,400 CZK
Mining Engineer51,800 CZK
Oil and Petrochemical Engineer55,300 CZK
Optical Engineer53,100 CZK
Optical Instrument Assembler26,500 CZK
PCB Assembler20,000 CZK
Photonics Engineer59,000 CZK
Photonics Technician46,100 CZK
Pipeline Engineer50,900 CZK
Piping Designer28,900 CZK
Piping Engineer46,700 CZK
Planning Engineer54,900 CZK
Pressure Vessel Inspector25,700 CZK
Principal Cost Engineer52,300 CZK
Principal Engineer54,000 CZK
Principal Support Engineer51,700 CZK
Process Engineer53,200 CZK
Process Operator32,800 CZK
Product Development Engineer53,500 CZK
Product Development Technician37,500 CZK
Product Engineer56,700 CZK
Product Safety Engineer49,200 CZK
Production Engineer53,900 CZK
Project Engineer55,200 CZK
Proposal Manager66,000 CZK
Purchasing Engineer48,100 CZK
Quality Assurance Engineer54,700 CZK
Rail Engineer53,300 CZK
Robotics Engineer60,200 CZK
Robotics Technician41,700 CZK
Safety Engineer50,600 CZK
Safety Inspector39,400 CZK
Safety Manager63,400 CZK
Safety Officer27,900 CZK
Sales Engineer54,500 CZK
Scheduling Engineer49,700 CZK
Service Engineer56,900 CZK
Solar Engineer57,600 CZK
Staff Engineer50,300 CZK
Static Equipment Engineer49,500 CZK
Stationary Engineer47,200 CZK
Stress Engineer47,200 CZK
Structural Analysis Engineer52,700 CZK
Structural Designer45,800 CZK
Structural Engineer50,500 CZK
Structural Technician35,000 CZK
Supply Chain Specialist53,200 CZK
Surveyor38,500 CZK
Technical Affairs Officer26,600 CZK
Technical Assistant25,900 CZK
Technical Engineer45,500 CZK
Technical Support Engineer47,200 CZK
Tender Engineer48,900 CZK
Test Development Engineer52,000 CZK
Transportation Engineer50,900 CZK
Validation Engineer50,000 CZK
Verification Engineer48,500 CZK
Wastewater Engineer50,200 CZK
Wind Energy Engineer51,800 CZK
Wind Energy Operations Manager71,900 CZK
Work Planner35,600 CZK

Engineering Jobs Salary Distribution in Czech Republic

Median and salary distribution monthly Czech Republic Engineering
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The median, the maximum, the minimum, and the range

  • Salary Range

    Engineering salaries in Czech Republic range from 16,300 CZK per month (minimum average salary) to 109,000 CZK per month (maximum average salary, actual maximum is higher).

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 49,300 CZK per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Engineering are earning less than 49,300 CZK while the other half are earning more than 49,300 CZK. 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 Engineering are earning less than 29,500 CZK while 75% of them are earning more than 29,500 CZK. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Engineering are earning less than 75,900 CZK while 25% are earning more than 75,900 CZK.


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 Czech Republic costs anywhere from 305,000 Czech Koruna(s) to 914,000 Czech Koruna(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.

Engineering Salary Comparison By Gender

Salary comparison by gender monthly Czech Republic Engineering
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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 Czech Republic who work in Engineering earn 6% more than their female counterparts on average.

Male
53,000 CZK
Female-5%
50,100 CZK
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Comparison By Gender in Czech Republic for all Careers

Salary comparison by gender monthly Czech Republic
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Engineering Average Annual Salary Increment Percentage in Czech Republic

How much are annual salary increments in Czech Republic for Engineering professionals? How often do employees get salary raises?

Engineering

Engineering professionals in Czech Republic are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 9% every 17 months. The national average annual increment for all professions combined is 8% granted to employees every 18 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.

Czech Republic / 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 Czech Republic is 5%.

Annual Increment Rate By Industry 2019

Banking
3%
Energy
6%
Information Technology
9%
Healthcare
3%
Travel
6%
Construction
9%
Education
3%

Listed above are the average annual increase rates for each industry in Czech Republic for the year 2019. 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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Engineering Bonus and Incentive Rates in Czech Republic

How much and how often are bonuses being awarded?Annual Salary Bonus Rate Czech Republic Engineering
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Engineering is considered to be a moderate 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.

50% of surveyed staff in Engineering reported that they haven't received any bonuses or incentives in the previous year while 50% said that they received at least one form of monetary bonus.

Those who got bonuses reported rates ranging from 3% to 5% of their annual salary.

Received Bonus
50%
No Bonus
50%

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.

Engineering Hourly Average Wage in Czech Republic


300 CZK per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Czech Republic is 300 CZK. This means that the average person in Czech Republic earns approximately 300 CZK 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.

Engineering VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Engineering and Engineering monthly Czech Republic
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The average salary for Engineering is 16% less than that of All Jobs.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Prague53,700 CZK

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 Czech Republic earn 7% more than their private sector counterparts on average across all sectors.

Private Sector
59,100 CZK
Public Sector+7%
63,300 CZK
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

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