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

656.54 CRC = 1 USD

30,169,302 CRC

$45,952 USD
San José

30,148,292 CRC

7,878,473 CRC

$12,000 USD
Including "San José"
Excluding "San José"

Average Salary / Costa Rica

Average salary in Costa Rica is 30,169,302 CRC per year. The most typical earning is 7,878,473 CRC. All data are based on 224 salary surveys. Salaries are different between men and women. Men receive an average salary of 33,417,859 CRC. Women receive a salary of 21,337,533 CRC.

The most paid careers are Manufacturing & Labor Workers with average income 66,441,795 CRC and Engineers & Technicians IV with income 62,699,520 CRC.

Based on education, the highest salaries receive people with Masters Degree with salary of 40,048,908 CRC. The second most paid education level is Bachelors Degree with salary of 28,034,235 CRC.

Different experiences affect earning as well. People with 16-20 Years of experience receive salary of 55,543,239 CRC. Employees with 20+ Years of experience receive 49,109,153 CRC.

Levels / Costa Rica (Gross CRC)

Salary Levels (CRC) per Year Surveys [%]
1,969,600 CRC - 3,281,999 CRC
0 n/a
3,282,700 CRC - 6,564,699 CRC
8 100%
3.57%
THE MOST TYPICAL SALARY
6,565,400 CRC - 9,847,399 CRC
24 96.43%
10.71%
9,848,100 CRC - 13,130,099 CRC
18 85.71%
8.04%
13,130,800 CRC - 16,412,799 CRC
22 77.68%
9.82%
16,413,500 CRC - 19,695,499 CRC
24 67.86%
10.71%
19,696,200 CRC - 22,978,199 CRC
13 57.14%
5.8%
22,978,900 CRC - 26,260,899 CRC
22 51.34%
9.82%
26,261,600 CRC - 29,543,599 CRC
11 41.52%
4.91%
29,544,300 CRC - 32,826,299 CRC
14 36.61%
6.25%
32,827,000 CRC - 36,108,999 CRC
10 30.36%
4.46%
36,109,700 CRC - 39,391,699 CRC
11 25.89%
4.91%
39,392,400 CRC - 42,674,399 CRC
6 20.98%
2.68%
42,675,100 CRC - 45,957,099 CRC
8 18.3%
3.57%
45,957,800 CRC - 49,239,799 CRC
3 14.73%
1.34%
49,240,500 CRC - 52,522,499 CRC
2 13.39%
0.89%
52,523,200 CRC - 55,805,199 CRC
6 12.5%
2.68%
55,805,900 CRC - 59,087,899 CRC
0 n/a
59,088,600 CRC - 62,370,599 CRC
1 9.82%
0.45%
62,371,300 CRC - 65,653,299 CRC
5 9.38%
2.23%
65,653,900 CRC - 68,935,999 CRC
1 7.14%
0.45%
68,936,600 CRC - 72,218,699 CRC
1 6.7%
0.45%
72,219,300 CRC - 75,501,399 CRC
0 n/a
75,502,000 CRC - 78,784,099 CRC
3 6.25%
1.34%
78,784,700 CRC - 82,066,799 CRC
1 4.91%
0.45%
82,067,400 CRC - 85,349,499 CRC
1 4.46%
0.45%
85,350,100 CRC - 88,632,199 CRC
0 n/a
88,632,800 CRC - 91,914,899 CRC
0 n/a
91,915,500 CRC - 95,197,599 CRC
0 n/a
95,198,200 CRC - 98,480,299 CRC
0 n/a
HIGH SALARIES
98,480,900 CRC - 105,045,699 CRC
1 4.02%
0.45%
105,046,300 CRC - 111,611,099 CRC
1 3.57%
0.45%
111,611,700 CRC - 118,176,399 CRC
1 3.13%
0.45%
118,177,100 CRC - 124,741,799 CRC
1 2.68%
0.45%
124,742,500 CRC - 131,307,199 CRC
2 2.23%
0.89%
131,307,900 CRC - 137,872,599 CRC
1 1.34%
0.45%
137,873,300 CRC - 144,437,999 CRC
1 0.89%
0.45%
144,438,700 CRC - 151,003,399 CRC
0 n/a
151,004,100 CRC - 157,568,799 CRC
0 n/a
157,569,500 CRC - 164,134,199 CRC
1 0.45%
0.45%
164,134,900 CRC - 229,788,799 CRC
0 n/a

Gender / Costa Rica (Gross CRC)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Men 150 33,417,859 CRC
2 Women 56 21,337,533 CRC

Education / Costa Rica (Gross CRC)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Masters Degree 64 40,048,908 CRC
2 Bachelors Degree 120 28,034,235 CRC
3 Doctorate Degree 7 26,852,464 CRC
4 Some College 23 21,337,533 CRC
5 High School 9 15,822,601 CRC
6 Bellow H. School 1 6,893,664 CRC

Experience / Costa Rica (Gross CRC)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 16-20 Years 14 55,543,239 CRC
2 20+ Years 22 49,109,153 CRC
3 8-12 Years 45 36,700,556 CRC
4 12-16 Years 26 31,645,202 CRC
5 4-8 Years 55 25,211,115 CRC
6 2-4 Years 32 18,973,990 CRC
7 1-2 Years 15 17,135,680 CRC
8 0-1 Year 15 11,752,056 CRC

Age / Costa Rica (Gross CRC)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 46-50 13 60,664,247 CRC
2 41-45 16 46,220,379 CRC
3 36-40 32 37,160,134 CRC
4 31-35 50 32,826,973 CRC
5 n/a 18 30,529,085 CRC
6 51-55 1 26,786,810 CRC
7 56-60 5 24,094,998 CRC
8 26-30 56 21,468,840 CRC
9 66-70 1 18,251,797 CRC
10 14-20 4 17,266,988 CRC
11 21-25 27 14,903,446 CRC
12 61-65 1 7,681,511 CRC

Work Type / Costa Rica (Gross CRC)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Self Employed 5 49,240,460 CRC
2 Permanent 201 30,200,816 CRC
3 Contract 14 27,377,696 CRC
4 Part Time 4 13,918,636 CRC

Cities / Costa Rica (Gross CRC)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Cartago 4 43,003,335 CRC
2 --Other-- 23 33,155,243 CRC
3 San José 191 30,135,162 CRC
4 San Ramón 2 11,752,056 CRC
5 Limón 4 10,438,977 CRC

Career Groups / Costa Rica (Gross CRC)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Manufacturing & Labor Workers 3 66,441,795 CRC
2 Engineers & Technicians IV 1 62,699,520 CRC
3 Sports & Recreation 1 49,306,114 CRC
4 Management & Business 29 47,008,226 CRC
5 Making Design 3 45,563,839 CRC
6 Human Resources 13 37,488,404 CRC
7 Salesmen & Saleswomen 4 36,897,518 CRC
8 Law 2 35,847,055 CRC
9 Health Care & Medical II 4 35,715,747 CRC
10 IT & Programming II 24 35,059,208 CRC
11 Engineers & Technicians III 1 32,039,126 CRC
12 IT & Programming 43 30,069,508 CRC
13 Marketing, Sales, Purchase 14 25,867,655 CRC
14 Engineers & Technicians V 4 25,408,077 CRC
15 Finance & Banking 14 25,079,808 CRC
16 Insurance 2 25,014,154 CRC
17 Engineers & Technicians 14 23,635,421 CRC
18 Media 2 23,110,189 CRC
19 Engineers & Technicians II 2 21,862,764 CRC
20 Automobile 1 21,862,764 CRC
21 Accounting & Administration 14 18,580,067 CRC
22 Education & University 5 17,660,911 CRC
23 Hotels & Tourism 2 17,201,334 CRC
24 Health Care & Medical 3 14,181,252 CRC
25 Properties & Real Estates 5 10,767,247 CRC
26 Organization & Coordination 2 10,767,247 CRC
27 Customer Services 7 10,504,631 CRC
28 Construction & Labor Workers 2 10,373,323 CRC
29 Public Sector 1 9,848,092 CRC
30 Architect Constructions 2 8,863,282 CRC

Careers / Costa Rica (Gross CRC)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 General Manager 3 100,778,810 CRC
2 J2EE Developer 2 94,016,453 CRC
3 Director 5 76,749,465 CRC
4 Other Manufacturing Career 2 73,269,805 CRC
5 IT Researching 1 63,027,789 CRC
6 Pharmaceutical Sales 2 59,942,054 CRC
7 Plant Manager 1 59,942,054 CRC
8 Sports Management 1 49,306,114 CRC
9 Sales Manager 4 45,957,763 CRC
10 Software Engineer 9 42,609,412 CRC
11 Security Specialist 2 42,412,450 CRC
12 Manager 9 41,690,256 CRC
13 Human Resources Manager 4 41,624,602 CRC
14 IT Manager 4 41,165,025 CRC
15 Credit Administrator 1 39,392,368 CRC
16 Lead Developer 3 37,094,480 CRC
17 Other Human Resource Career 6 36,963,172 CRC
18 Lead Salesmen or Saleswomen 4 36,897,518 CRC
19 Computer Architect 2 32,958,281 CRC
20 Quality Manager 1 32,301,742 CRC
21 Investment Manager 1 31,513,894 CRC
22 System Analyst 3 30,791,701 CRC
23 IT Project Manager 11 30,266,469 CRC
24 Business Manager 2 29,412,968 CRC
25 Education Coordinator 2 28,690,775 CRC
26 Media Manager 1 26,983,772 CRC
27 Database Administrator 2 26,786,810 CRC
28 Other Engineer Career 3 26,721,156 CRC
29 Business Administration 2 25,933,309 CRC
30 Product Manager 1 24,948,500 CRC
31 Mechanical Engineer 3 24,620,230 CRC
32 Java Developer 4 23,832,383 CRC
33 Customer Service Manager 1 22,913,227 CRC
34 Financial Analyst 6 22,847,573 CRC
35 Web Developer 2 21,797,110 CRC
36 .NET Developer 4 21,600,148 CRC
37 Project Manager 3 20,484,031 CRC
38 Software Developer 7 20,287,069 CRC
39 Other Management Career 3 18,448,759 CRC
40 Engineering Manager 1 18,317,451 CRC
41 Android Developer 1 17,201,334 CRC
42 Economist 2 17,135,680 CRC
43 Marketing 2 16,544,794 CRC
44 Engineer 4 15,953,909 CRC
45 Electrical Engineer 2 14,772,138 CRC
46 Other Administration Career 2 13,787,329 CRC
47 System Administrator 1 13,787,329 CRC
48 Other IT Career 3 13,590,367 CRC
49 Accountant 4 11,555,094 CRC
50 Property Manager 2 10,438,977 CRC
51 Other Public Sector Career 1 9,848,092 CRC
52 Commercial Real Estate Broker 1 9,454,168 CRC
53 Doctor 2 9,257,206 CRC
54 Call Center 4 8,994,590 CRC
55 Architect 2 8,863,282 CRC
56 Primary School Teacher 2 7,681,511 CRC
57 Customer Consultant 2 7,221,934 CRC
58 Other Property Career 1 6,893,664 CRC

People's individual salary examples (surveys)

Intern
Posted 08 April 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San José Some College 0-1 Year Basic 6,416,400 CRC

Chemical Engineer I
Posted 26 March 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San José Bachelors Degree 16-20 Years Advanced 9,852,700 CRC

Hr Services
Posted 21 March 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San José High School 2-4 Years Advanced 7,184,500 CRC

Java Developer
Posted 18 March 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San José Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years Advanced 36,109,700 CRC

Computer Engineer
Posted 10 March 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
--Other-- Bachelors Degree 12-16 Years Advanced 29,544,300 CRC

Product Engineer
Posted 14 February 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San José Bachelors Degree 0-1 Year Intermediate 13,979,700 CRC

Administrator
Posted 12 February 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San José Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years Intermediate 39,392,400 CRC

Software Engineer
Posted 18 January 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San José Masters Degree 8-12 Years Advanced 33,877,400 CRC

Quality & Automation Analyst
Posted 17 January 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San José Some College 0-1 Year Advanced 8,528,400 CRC

Cybersecurity
Posted 17 January 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San José Masters Degree 4-8 Years Advanced 63,027,800 CRC

Market Analyst
Posted 13 January 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
--Other-- Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years Intermediate 17,726,600 CRC

Project Manager Technology
Posted 03 January 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
--Other-- Masters Degree 4-8 Years Advanced 19,696,200 CRC

Country Manager
Posted 16 November 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San José Masters Degree 16-20 Years Expert 131,307,900 CRC

Embedded Software Developer
Posted 03 November 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cartago Masters Degree 1-2 Years Advanced 41,624,600 CRC

C&b Analyst
Posted 11 October 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San José High School 4-8 Years Intermediate 19,696,200 CRC

Junior Associate
Posted 30 August 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San José Bachelors Degree 0-1 Year Advanced 9,454,200 CRC

Software Developer
Posted 18 August 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San José Bachelors Degree 0-1 Year Advanced 11,700,800 CRC

Quality Manager
Posted 01 July 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San José Masters Degree 4-8 Years Expert 32,306,300 CRC

Investment Officer
Posted 01 July 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San José Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years Intermediate 31,513,900 CRC

Training And Development Manager
Posted 26 April 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San José Masters Degree 16-20 Years Expert 25,844,700 CRC

Customer Software Support Engineer
Posted 05 April 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
--Other-- Bachelors Degree 8-12 Years n/a 23,653,100 CRC

Senior Software Engineer
Posted 28 March 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San José Bachelors Degree 8-12 Years n/a 37,460,200 CRC

Software Architect
Posted 24 March 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San José Masters Degree 12-16 Years n/a 48,698,200 CRC

Multimedia Manager
Posted 15 March 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San José Masters Degree 8-12 Years n/a 26,971,300 CRC

Human Resources Regional Director
Posted 27 February 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San José Masters Degree 8-12 Years n/a 78,382,300 CRC

Sr Consultant
Posted 26 February 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San José Masters Degree 8-12 Years n/a 46,502,700 CRC

Compensation Director
Posted 05 January 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San José Masters Degree 8-12 Years n/a 53,943,300 CRC

Supervisor
Posted 31 December 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Limón Bachelors Degree 20+ Years n/a 22,931,600 CRC

Demand Planner
Posted 28 December 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San José Masters Degree 4-8 Years n/a 18,001,000 CRC

. Net Software Developer
Posted 30 November 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San José Bachelors Degree 1-2 Years n/a 7,567,300 CRC

Marketing Director
Posted 13 October 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San José Some College 16-20 Years n/a 84,274,700 CRC

Cleaning
Posted 03 October 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Limón Bellow H. School 8-12 Years n/a 6,879,200 CRC

Seller Support
Posted 26 September 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San José High School 2-4 Years n/a 7,911,300 CRC

Mid Software Developer
Posted 04 September 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San José Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years n/a 24,651,700 CRC

Franchise Manager
Posted 19 August 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San José Bachelors Degree 20+ Years n/a 106,788,800 CRC

Production Manager
Posted 18 August 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San José Bachelors Degree 8-12 Years n/a 59,967,000 CRC

Security Technical Project Manager
Posted 02 August 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San José Some College 2-4 Years n/a 29,467,500 CRC

Senior Software Engineer
Posted 21 June 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San José Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years n/a 29,352,600 CRC

Product Owner
Posted 29 May 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San José Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years n/a 24,924,900 CRC

Country Manager
Posted 23 May 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San José Bachelors Degree 20+ Years n/a 138,554,800 CRC

Regulatory Analyst
Posted 13 May 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San José Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years n/a 25,224,900 CRC

Financial Analyst
Posted 12 May 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San José Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years n/a 25,437,000 CRC

Director
Posted 13 March 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San José Bachelors Degree 20+ Years n/a 77,250,400 CRC

Exchange Administrator
Posted 09 March 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San José Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years n/a 13,759,100 CRC

Project Manager
Posted 20 February 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San José Bachelors Degree 8-12 Years n/a 34,397,400 CRC

Workforce Planning Analyst
Posted 11 February 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San José Some College 12-16 Years n/a 19,377,100 CRC

Software Engineer
Posted 28 January 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San José Some College 2-4 Years n/a 26,371,200 CRC

Latam Regional Director
Posted 27 January 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San José High School 20+ Years n/a 49,303,500 CRC

Android Developer
Posted 21 January 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San José Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years n/a 17,198,700 CRC

Project Manager
Posted 20 January 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San Ramón Doctorate Degree 12-16 Years n/a 18,345,000 CRC

ECONOMY / Costa Rica

The main industries in Costa Rica are eco-tourism, software development, financial outsourcing, and pharmaceutical. Well educated residents and low cost labor make country interesting for investments. The country make more earnings from tourism then all three main exports: coffee, bananas, and pineapples. In the history coffee production was the largest industry in country.

Education

Costa Rica with the literacy rate of 95% ranks among highest in Latin America. Practically every community in the country has at least elementary and high school. Primary school is obligatory. Preschool and high school are both free.

Costa Ricans Costa Ricans


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