MEDIA SALARY IN COLOMBO, SRI LANKA

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Average gross salary for Media GROSS SALARY
LKR 2,984,166
Average gorss salary (USD) for Media GROSS SALARY (USD)
US$ 19,763
Average net salary for Media NET SALARY
LKR 2,611,000
The most typical salary for Media MOST TYPICAL GROSS
LKR 460,000
  Updated: 17 Aug 2019   Diff. gross vs. net: 12%
  Salary entries: 12

Media Earnings in Colombo, Sri Lanka

Average salary for Media in Colombo, Sri Lanka is LKR 2,984,166.

Average take home earning is LKR 2,611,000 (Net).

The most typical salary is LKR 460,000 (Gross).

These data are from our visitors surveys (12 individual salaries).

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Percentage of people Earn this salary or more
8 % LKR 20,000,000
17 % LKR 4,680,000
25 % LKR 3,600,000
58 % LKR 1,133,333
83 % LKR 460,000
92 % LKR 260,000
100 % LKR 90,000
Career Avg. gross salary (USD) Salary entries
Editor LKR 570,000 US$ 4,172 03
Journalist LKR 11,200,000 US$ 72,917 02
Digital Media LKR 2,100,000 US$ 13,712 02
Media Manager LKR 4,680,000 US$ 31,097 01
Sound Assistant LKR 1,000,000 US$ 7,654 01
Media Coordinator LKR 260,000 US$ 2,057 01
City Avg. gross salary (USD) Salary entries
Colombo LKR 2,984,166 US$ 19,763 12
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  SALARY BY LEVEL   MEDIA   COLOMBO, SRI LANKA

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Salary levels Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
135K US$ 130,208 LKR 20,000,000
01
35K US$ 31,097 LKR 4,680,000
01
25K US$ 23,437 LKR 3,600,000
01
15K US$ 15,625 LKR 2,400,000
01
8K US$ 8,217 LKR 1,133,333
03
4K US$ 3,159 LKR 460,000
03
2K US$ 2,057 LKR 260,000
01
Less US$ 598 LKR 90,000
01

  SALARY BY GENDER   MEDIA   COLOMBO, SRI LANKA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Men US$ 13,113 LKR 1,937,142 07
Women US$ 29,072 LKR 4,450,000 05

  SALARY BY EDUCATION   MEDIA   COLOMBO, SRI LANKA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Masters Degree US$ 46,335 LKR 7,092,500 04
Bachelors Degree US$ 7,873 LKR 1,152,000 05
Some College US$ 5,194 LKR 710,000 02
High School US$ 2,057 LKR 260,000 01

Media workers holding Masters Degree degrees enjoy the highest average gross salaries in Colombo, Sri Lanka. With an earned Masters Degree, they grosses LKR 7,092,500. While Media workers with High School education earn the least, with an average gross income of LKR 260,000. This is 2152.55% lower of what Masters Degree degree holders earn.


  SALARY BY EXPERIENCE   MEDIA   COLOMBO, SRI LANKA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
20+ Years US$ 130,208 LKR 20,000,000 01
8-12 Years US$ 16,311 LKR 2,400,000 02
4-8 Years US$ 13,783 LKR 2,092,500 04
1-2 Years US$ 2,745 LKR 390,000 02
0-1 Year US$ 4,566 LKR 620,000 03

Media workers in Colombo, Sri Lanka with more years of work experience outperform their counterparts with less experience. Workers with 20+ Years of experience earn a gross average of LKR 20,000,000 compared to LKR 390,000 for their counterparts with 1-2 Years of experience. The difference between workers with 20+ Years of experience and 1-2 Years is 4643.46%.


  SALARY BY AGE   MEDIA   COLOMBO, SRI LANKA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
57-62 US$ 130,208 LKR 20,000,000 01
33-38 US$ 19,531 LKR 3,000,000 02
27-32 US$ 10,150 LKR 1,486,000 05
22-26 US$ 4,799 LKR 653,333 03
16-21 US$ 2,734 LKR 420,000 01
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  SALARY BY CAREER   MEDIA   COLOMBO, SRI LANKA

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# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Journalist US$ 72,917 LKR 11,200,000 02
2. Media Manager US$ 31,097 LKR 4,680,000 01
3. Digital Media US$ 13,712 LKR 2,100,000 02
4. Sound Assistant US$ 7,654 LKR 1,000,000 01
5. Other Media Career US$ 5,284 LKR 780,000 02
6. Editor US$ 4,172 LKR 570,000 03
7. Media Coordinator US$ 2,057 LKR 260,000 01

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In Colombo, Sri Lanka economy, Journalist is on the top list of highest earners, earning an average gross salary of LKR 11,200,000. Media Manager and Digital Media follow, earning LKR 4,680,000 and LKR 2,100,000, respectively. Media Coordinator earn a gross annual average of LKR 260,000, while Editor earn LKR 570,000. The gap between the lowest and the highest paid careers is 3444.82%.


  SALARY BY JOB TYPE   MEDIA   COLOMBO, SRI LANKA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Permanent US$ 11,512 LKR 1,700,000 09
Contract US$ 2,734 LKR 420,000 01
Self Employed US$ 130,208 LKR 20,000,000 01
Part Time US$ 598 LKR 90,000 01
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  SALARY BY COUNTRY    MEDIA

# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Switzerland Switzerland Media in Switzerland US$ 99,455 CHF 92,428 14
2. Australia Australia Media in Australia US$ 78,836 AU$ 87,373 46
3. Norway Norway Media in Norway US$ 72,933 NOK 576,714 07
4. United States United States Media US$ 66,768 US$ 66,768 225
5. Mexico Mexico Media in Mexico US$ 60,991 MXN 874,000 05
6. United Kingdom United Kingdom Media in United Kingdom US$ 59,334 GBP 39,772 80
7. Germany Germany Media in Germany US$ 58,425 EUR 46,604 30
8. Canada Canada Media in Canada US$ 57,078 CA$ 62,896 69
9. France France Media in France US$ 48,234 EUR 35,727 11
10. Italy Italy Media in Italy US$ 40,037 EUR 32,959 14

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(6/6)  VIDEO EDITOR


 Posted: 17 Aug 2019

Some College, 1-2 years: "To edit videos and make visuals effects."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 420,000
US$ 2,734


(5/6)  CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS


 Posted: 24 Jun 2019

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "PR and Communications for company."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 1,200,000
US$ 7,812


(4/6)  DIGITAL HEAD


 Posted: 12 May 2019

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "A Digital Product Strategy & Engagement Expert with 10 years of experience working for tech startups and large corporations in travel, retail, banking, and IT sectors. Proven track record of success in digital engagement strategy, paid campaign management (PPC), building custom digital management dashboards, mobile app marketing, digital automations, SEO implementation, email marketing and mining web analytics for insights."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 3,600,000
US$ 23,437


(3/6)  ENGLISH WRITING JOURNALIST


 Posted: 01 Apr 2019

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "English writing journalist."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 2,400,000
US$ 15,625


(2/6)  FASHION JOURNALIST


 Posted: 27 Nov 2018

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "Writing articles and interviews for magazines and newspapers."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 20,000,000
US$ 130,208


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(1/6)  MULTIMEDIA DESIGNER/ANIMATOR


 Posted: 04 Oct 2017

Bachelors Degree, 0-1 year: "Graphic design, illustration, animation, motion graphics."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 600,000
US$ 3,987


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