Rating of salaries in Poland

2019 | 07 | 23 4614

Content:
1. The minimum and average salary in Poland.
2. Nuances with taxation.
3. Salary depending on the industry.
4. Conclusion

The minimum and average salary in Poland

Wages in the EU countries are frankly more than in Ukraine and Russia. Even working at the minimum rate, it is possible to bring in several thousand euros from earnings, which are not possible to get at home.

So, planning to leave for work in Poland, you should first get acquainted with the basic figures to plan the budget and understand what you can earn in the end. Despite the fact that prices for everything in Poland are only growing, but the salary is evenly increasing. On average, since 2012, wages have increased by 40% in the country.

What is the minimum wage in Poland

First you need to study and remember the difference between gross salary and net. Gross is the total income, net is the income earned after the deduction of all taxes.
The average minimum wage in Poland is 2,100 PLN gross or 1,530 PLN per person. Estimated at about 11 zł / hour and, of course, depends on the working conditions and actual time.

Work on part-time work also depends on the work hours, while the minimum income on piece-rate working conditions is from 1050 PLN. This is a frontier, and paying employees less is simply prohibited by law and punishably exorbitant fines.
The average salary in Poland
Depending on the exchange rate, the average income in the country in 2019 is kept at around 1000-1200 cu. per month. Or 4000-5000 Polish zloty. And it continues to grow. This is due to a stable situation in the labor market, as well as an increase in the welfare of the country's inhabitants.

Surcharges
The Labor Code provides for allowances in the following cases:
• work at night + 20% to the hourly rate;
• overtime.

Nuances of taxation

Formal employment is an important factor in working abroad. It is almost impossible to find conditions for piecework cooperation: no one wants to risk reputation and the opportunity to receive a fine of a large amount for illegal work.

Therefore, all employees pay taxes: both citizens and labor immigrants. The tax process takes place automatically, it is monitored by the employer and the tax authorities.
From the monthly income delay:

  • pension insurance - 9%;
  • rental insurance - 1.5%;
  • hospital insurance - 2.5%;
  • medical insurance - 9%;
  • income tax - 18%.

Those. about 27% of the money goes to the state. Conventionally, the employee will receive 2190 from gross income of 3,000 Polish zloty on his hands (net).
Salary by industry
This is in every country and Pфoland is no exception. Depending on the type of employment, a certain remuneration is put:

Profession (field of activity)

Avg. Salary ~ (half zlot.)

Avg. Salary~ euros

Seamstress

2200

515

Handyman

2400

560

Teacher

2600

600

Nanny

2600

600

Medical Assistant

2600

600

Welder

2700

630

Cook

2700

630

Builder

2700

630

An electrician

2700

630

Carpenter

2800

650

Seller

2200-3000

515-700

Bank employee

3000

700

Lawyer

4200

980

Scientist

4500

1050

Doctor

6000

1400

IT specialist

4000

930

The level of income depends on the city. So in Warsaw, the average salary is 5,000 zlotys, and in Krakow it is 4,500. The smaller the city, the less you can earn there. But also to spend ... In Warsaw, high prices for everything and life are comparatively more expensive in Poland.

Conclusion

The salary level in Poland, compared to other EU countries, is decent and continues to grow. Even at the start, you can count on the average income of 13 zł per hour. Other criteria for the assessment of salaries are the city of work, the sphere of employment, the schedule, and the number of working hours.
For the rest - analyze and consider the average possible income for yourself. Good luck to you at work and in life :)

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