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Average Salary - Colombo SRI LANKA


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AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR MOST TYPICAL SALARY / YEAR
Gross income
Net (after tax)

315.13 LKR = 1 USD

4,362,055 LKR

$13,842 USD

2,205,923 LKR

$7,000 USD

Average Salary / Colombo

Average salary in Colombo is 4,362,055 LKR per year. The most typical earning is 2,205,923 LKR. All data are based on 1,192 salary surveys. Salaries are different between men and women. Men receive an average salary of 4,726,978 LKR. Women receive a salary of 3,214,345 LKR.

The most paid careers are Security & Fireguard with average income 8,571,586 LKR and Sports & Recreation with income 7,342,572 LKR.

Based on education, the highest salaries receive people with Masters Degree with salary of 6,869,874 LKR. The second most paid education level is Doctorate Degree with salary of 6,806,848 LKR.

Different experiences affect earning as well. People with 20+ Years of experience receive salary of 10,304,812 LKR. Employees with 16-20 Years of experience receive 8,823,692 LKR.

Levels / Colombo (Gross LKR)

Salary Levels (LKR) per Year Surveys [%]
315,100 LKR - 629,899 LKR
0 n/a
630,300 LKR - 945,099 LKR
106 100%
8.89%
945,400 LKR - 1,575,299 LKR
221 91.11%
18.54%
THE MOST TYPICAL SALARY
1,575,700 LKR - 3,150,999 LKR
359 72.57%
30.12%
3,151,300 LKR - 4,726,699 LKR
183 42.45%
15.35%
4,727,000 LKR - 6,302,299 LKR
125 27.1%
10.49%
6,302,600 LKR - 7,877,999 LKR
65 16.61%
5.45%
7,878,300 LKR - 9,453,599 LKR
29 11.16%
2.43%
9,454,000 LKR - 11,029,299 LKR
21 8.72%
1.76%
11,029,600 LKR - 12,604,999 LKR
24 6.96%
2.01%
12,605,300 LKR - 14,180,599 LKR
10 4.95%
0.84%
14,180,900 LKR - 15,756,299 LKR
10 4.11%
0.84%
15,756,600 LKR - 17,331,899 LKR
4 3.27%
0.34%
17,332,300 LKR - 18,907,599 LKR
6 2.94%
0.5%
18,907,900 LKR - 20,483,299 LKR
5 2.43%
0.42%
20,483,600 LKR - 22,058,899 LKR
2 2.01%
0.17%
22,059,200 LKR - 23,634,599 LKR
4 1.85%
0.34%
23,634,900 LKR - 25,210,199 LKR
2 1.51%
0.17%
25,210,500 LKR - 26,785,899 LKR
1 1.34%
0.08%
26,786,200 LKR - 28,361,599 LKR
0 n/a
28,361,900 LKR - 29,937,199 LKR
0 n/a
29,937,500 LKR - 31,512,899 LKR
3 1.26%
0.25%
31,513,200 LKR - 33,088,499 LKR
0 n/a
33,088,800 LKR - 34,664,199 LKR
0 n/a
34,664,500 LKR - 36,239,899 LKR
0 n/a
36,240,200 LKR - 37,815,499 LKR
1 1.01%
0.08%
37,815,800 LKR - 39,391,199 LKR
2 0.92%
0.17%
39,391,500 LKR - 40,966,799 LKR
1 0.76%
0.08%
40,967,100 LKR - 42,542,499 LKR
1 0.67%
0.08%
42,542,800 LKR - 44,118,099 LKR
0 n/a
44,118,500 LKR - 45,693,799 LKR
1 0.59%
0.08%
45,694,100 LKR - 47,269,499 LKR
1 0.5%
0.08%
HIGH SALARIES
47,269,800 LKR - 50,420,799 LKR
2 0.42%
0.17%
50,421,100 LKR - 53,572,099 LKR
1 0.25%
0.08%
53,572,400 LKR - 56,723,399 LKR
1 0.17%
0.08%
56,723,700 LKR - 59,874,699 LKR
0 n/a
59,875,100 LKR - 63,026,099 LKR
0 n/a
63,026,400 LKR - 66,177,399 LKR
0 n/a
66,177,700 LKR - 69,328,699 LKR
0 n/a
69,329,000 LKR - 72,479,999 LKR
1 0.08%
0.08%
72,480,300 LKR - 75,631,299 LKR
0 n/a
75,631,600 LKR - 78,782,699 LKR
0 n/a
78,783,000 LKR - 110,296,199 LKR
0 n/a

Gender / Colombo (Gross LKR)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Men 842 4,726,978 LKR
2 Women 264 3,214,345 LKR

Education / Colombo (Gross LKR)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Masters Degree 320 6,869,874 LKR
2 Doctorate Degree 23 6,806,848 LKR
3 Bachelors Degree 654 3,466,450 LKR
4 High School 78 3,151,318 LKR
5 Some College 109 2,930,726 LKR
6 Bellow H. School 8 2,552,568 LKR

Experience / Colombo (Gross LKR)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 20+ Years 86 10,304,812 LKR
2 16-20 Years 75 8,823,692 LKR
3 12-16 Years 106 6,019,018 LKR
4 8-12 Years 205 4,790,004 LKR
5 4-8 Years 285 3,371,911 LKR
6 2-4 Years 208 2,773,160 LKR
7 0-1 Year 108 2,363,489 LKR
8 1-2 Years 119 1,953,817 LKR

Age / Colombo (Gross LKR)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 56-60 10 15,000,277 LKR
2 51-55 23 10,903,562 LKR
3 46-50 41 10,304,812 LKR
4 41-45 63 8,004,349 LKR
5 36-40 144 6,019,018 LKR
6 31-35 252 4,474,872 LKR
7 n/a 87 4,254,280 LKR
8 14-20 16 4,159,740 LKR
9 26-30 373 2,710,134 LKR
10 21-25 183 2,331,975 LKR

Work Type / Colombo (Gross LKR)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Self Employed 22 7,909,810 LKR
2 Permanent 990 4,411,846 LKR
3 Contract 159 3,750,069 LKR
4 Part Time 21 2,237,436 LKR

Career Groups / Colombo (Gross LKR)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Security & Fireguard 1 8,571,586 LKR
2 Sports & Recreation 1 7,342,572 LKR
3 Management & Business 148 7,121,980 LKR
4 Media 12 6,176,584 LKR
5 Restaurants, Inns, Pubs 10 6,050,531 LKR
6 Finance & Banking 102 5,703,886 LKR
7 Salesmen & Saleswomen 9 5,451,781 LKR
8 Fashion 11 5,325,728 LKR
9 Hotels & Tourism 28 5,073,623 LKR
10 Logistics, Road, Railway 12 4,916,057 LKR
11 IT & Programming 199 4,254,280 LKR
12 Engineers & Technicians V 8 4,254,280 LKR
13 Human Resources 65 4,222,767 LKR
14 Arts, Culture, Performance 1 4,065,201 LKR
15 Construction & Labor Workers 18 4,033,687 LKR
16 Architect Constructions 12 4,002,174 LKR
17 Manufacturing & Labor Workers 13 3,844,608 LKR
18 Properties & Real Estates 3 3,844,608 LKR
19 Aviation & Shipping 12 3,750,069 LKR
20 Accounting & Administration 162 3,718,556 LKR
21 Insurance 11 3,718,556 LKR
22 IT & Programming II 69 3,624,016 LKR
23 Engineers & Technicians 59 3,340,397 LKR
24 Automobile 6 3,308,884 LKR
25 Engineers & Technicians II 2 3,245,858 LKR
26 Engineers & Technicians IV 4 3,119,805 LKR
27 Marketing, Sales, Purchase 98 2,993,752 LKR
28 Education & University 29 2,930,726 LKR
29 Military 7 2,710,134 LKR
30 Law 10 2,678,620 LKR
31 Health Care & Medical II 11 2,521,054 LKR
32 Public Sector 8 2,521,054 LKR
33 Organization & Coordination 14 2,489,541 LKR
34 Customer Services 16 2,426,515 LKR
35 Health Care & Medical 12 2,268,949 LKR
36 Making Design 8 2,079,870 LKR
37 Engineers & Technicians III 1 1,071,448 LKR

Careers / Colombo (Gross LKR)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Investment Manager 5 15,252,382 LKR
2 Director 18 13,140,999 LKR
3 CEO 15 12,636,788 LKR
4 General Manager 21 12,510,735 LKR
5 Bank Manager 10 9,863,627 LKR
6 Banks 10 8,855,205 LKR
7 Logistics Manager 7 7,689,217 LKR
8 Other Human Resource Career 10 7,563,164 LKR
9 IT Project Manager 34 6,208,097 LKR
10 Finance Manager 20 5,892,966 LKR
11 Chartered Accountant 25 5,640,860 LKR
12 IT Manager 47 5,357,241 LKR
13 Lead Developer 14 5,357,241 LKR
14 Human Resources Manager 32 5,294,215 LKR
15 Engineering Manager 6 4,758,491 LKR
16 Accounting Assistant 5 4,695,464 LKR
17 Certified Management Accountant 10 4,600,925 LKR
18 Senior Accountant 9 4,537,898 LKR
19 Marketing Manager 24 4,380,333 LKR
20 Other Engineer Career 8 4,254,280 LKR
21 Computer Engineer 7 4,191,253 LKR
22 Other IT Career 11 4,033,687 LKR
23 Account Manager 7 4,002,174 LKR
24 Construction Manager 6 4,002,174 LKR
25 Business Development Manager 9 3,970,661 LKR
26 Financial Analyst 18 3,939,148 LKR
27 Manager 15 3,907,635 LKR
28 Operations Manager 11 3,907,635 LKR
29 Lecturer 11 3,907,635 LKR
30 Sales Manager 21 3,624,016 LKR
31 Manufacturing 7 3,497,963 LKR
32 Software Developer 48 3,371,911 LKR
33 Other Finance Career 15 3,371,911 LKR
34 Other Tourism Career 8 3,340,397 LKR
35 Other Management Career 20 3,119,805 LKR
36 Doctor 6 3,056,779 LKR
37 Engineer 30 2,962,239 LKR
38 Audit Manager 16 2,899,213 LKR
39 .NET Developer 13 2,899,213 LKR
40 Java Developer 9 2,899,213 LKR
41 Software Engineer 21 2,836,186 LKR
42 Architect 8 2,710,134 LKR
43 Accountant 32 2,615,594 LKR
44 Mechanical Engineer 13 2,615,594 LKR
45 Other Public Sector Career 6 2,426,515 LKR
46 Other Insurance Career 5 2,331,975 LKR
47 Fashion Designer 6 2,300,462 LKR
48 Risk Manager 7 2,237,436 LKR
49 Marketing 9 2,111,383 LKR
50 IT Coordinator 10 1,985,330 LKR
51 Assistant Manager 13 1,859,278 LKR
52 Marketing Executive 15 1,764,738 LKR
53 Financial Accountant 6 1,638,685 LKR
54 Human Resource 13 1,386,580 LKR
55 Accountant Executive 20 1,260,527 LKR
56 Human Resource Administrator 6 1,134,474 LKR
57 Call Center 6 1,039,935 LKR
58 Teacher 7 1,008,421 LKR

People's individual salary examples (surveys)

Director - It
Posted 06 April 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Colombo Masters Degree 16-20 Years Advanced 7,763,600 LKR

Team Leader
Posted 22 March 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Colombo Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years Advanced 1,583,500 LKR

Assistant Accountant
Posted 20 March 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Colombo Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years Advanced 17,588,500 LKR

Internal Auditor
Posted 18 March 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Colombo Masters Degree 4-8 Years Expert 15,527,500 LKR

Mechanical Engineer
Posted 12 March 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Colombo Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years Advanced 3,726,400 LKR

Ops Mge
Posted 09 March 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Colombo Masters Degree 12-16 Years Expert 4,727,000 LKR

Technical Project Manager
Posted 04 March 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Colombo Masters Degree 4-8 Years Advanced 6,521,300 LKR

Technical Project Manager
Posted 04 March 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Colombo Masters Degree 1-2 Years Advanced 6,521,300 LKR

Senior Software Engineer
Posted 04 March 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Colombo Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years Expert 4,658,300 LKR

Software Engineer
Posted 16 February 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Colombo Bachelors Degree 1-2 Years Advanced 5,383,400 LKR

It Manager
Posted 15 February 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Colombo High School 8-12 Years Advanced 1,080,600 LKR

Junior Financial Analyst
Posted 13 February 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Colombo Bachelors Degree 0-1 Year Basic 1,547,000 LKR

Project Manager
Posted 18 January 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Colombo Masters Degree 0-1 Year Advanced 2,594,500 LKR

Accountant
Posted 14 January 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Colombo Bachelors Degree 0-1 Year Expert 1,945,900 LKR

Relationship Manager
Posted 14 January 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Colombo Masters Degree 4-8 Years Advanced 2,335,100 LKR

Bookkeeper
Posted 13 January 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Colombo Bachelors Degree 8-12 Years Intermediate 14,594,400 LKR

Senior Software Engineer
Posted 11 January 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Colombo Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years Advanced 4,864,700 LKR

Manager
Posted 11 January 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Colombo Masters Degree 2-4 Years Advanced 3,891,900 LKR

Assistant Manager
Posted 11 January 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Colombo Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years Intermediate 3,405,300 LKR

Executive Project
Posted 06 January 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Colombo Bachelors Degree 1-2 Years Advanced 1,615,100 LKR

General
Posted 05 January 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Colombo Bachelors Degree 8-12 Years Advanced 1,621,400 LKR

Finance And Administrative Manager
Posted 26 December 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Colombo Masters Degree 12-16 Years Expert 5,545,700 LKR

Chief Executive Officer
Posted 26 November 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Colombo Masters Degree 12-16 Years Expert 5,837,800 LKR

Assistant Manager - Customer Service
Posted 25 November 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Colombo Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years Advanced 1,809,500 LKR

Software Engineer
Posted 24 November 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Colombo Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years Advanced 3,016,100 LKR

Pattern Technologist
Posted 23 November 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Colombo Masters Degree 2-4 Years Advanced 4,569,400 LKR

Marketing Assistant
Posted 22 November 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Colombo Bachelors Degree 0-1 Year Intermediate 1,167,600 LKR

Project Manager
Posted 22 November 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Colombo Masters Degree 1-2 Years Intermediate 9,729,700 LKR

Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability & Learning Officer
Posted 20 November 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Colombo Bachelors Degree 1-2 Years Intermediate 1,817,400 LKR

Accountant
Posted 19 November 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Colombo Masters Degree 4-8 Years Expert 2,144,200 LKR

Qa Engineer
Posted 18 November 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Colombo Bachelors Degree 1-2 Years Intermediate 1,362,000 LKR

General Manager
Posted 14 November 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Colombo Masters Degree 12-16 Years Expert 38,918,800 LKR

People & Culture Lead
Posted 11 November 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Colombo Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years Advanced 2,140,400 LKR

Executive
Posted 08 November 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Colombo Bachelors Degree 1-2 Years Intermediate 1,167,600 LKR

Manager Of It
Posted 31 October 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Colombo Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years Advanced 6,408,500 LKR

Head Of Administration
Posted 24 October 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Colombo Bachelors Degree 16-20 Years Advanced 3,891,900 LKR

Engineer
Posted 22 October 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Colombo Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years Advanced 1,945,900 LKR

Director
Posted 16 October 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Colombo High School 4-8 Years Advanced 3,781,600 LKR

Portfolio Manager
Posted 15 October 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Colombo Masters Degree 4-8 Years Expert 9,729,700 LKR

Senior Banking Assistant
Posted 09 October 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Colombo High School 4-8 Years Advanced 1,037,700 LKR

Construction Manager
Posted 06 October 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Colombo Masters Degree 8-12 Years Expert 4,378,100 LKR

Construction
Posted 26 September 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Colombo Bachelors Degree 0-1 Year Intermediate 1,459,400 LKR

Assistant Project Manager
Posted 25 September 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Colombo Bachelors Degree 1-2 Years Advanced 1,621,400 LKR

Senior Administration Manager
Posted 21 September 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Colombo Masters Degree 8-12 Years Expert 4,767,300 LKR

. Net
Posted 14 September 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Colombo Masters Degree 1-2 Years Intermediate 1,945,900 LKR

Chief Information Officer
Posted 03 September 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Colombo Bachelors Degree 16-20 Years Expert 11,675,600 LKR

Business Development Manager
Posted 02 September 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Colombo Masters Degree 2-4 Years Expert 2,665,700 LKR

Finance Manager
Posted 29 August 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Colombo Masters Degree 4-8 Years Expert 3,567,300 LKR

Program Manager
Posted 28 August 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Colombo Masters Degree 4-8 Years Advanced 5,934,900 LKR

Sales Manger
Posted 27 August 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Colombo Masters Degree 4-8 Years Expert 4,475,500 LKR


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