average salary in Sri Lanka Sri Lanka Salary

Average gross salary for Sri Lanka GROSS SALARY
LKR 1,845,341
Average gorss salary (USD) for Sri Lanka GROSS SALARY (USD)
US$ 12,825
Average net salary for Sri Lanka NET SALARY
LKR 1,545,712
The most typical salary for Sri Lanka MOST TYPICAL GROSS
LKR 1,028,187
  Updated: 07 Dec 2019   Diff. gross vs. net: 16%
  Salary entries: 1,138

Sri Lanka Earnings

Average salary in Sri Lanka is LKR 1,845,341 (Gross). All data are based on our survey (1,138 individual salary entries). Average take home earning is LKR 1,545,712 (Net). The most typical salary is LKR 1,028,187 (Gross).

Earning percentages

Percentage of people Earn this or more
8 % LKR 5,482,335
14 % LKR 3,444,017
38 % LKR 2,081,227
66 % LKR 1,028,187
90 % LKR 508,929
97 % LKR 300,695
99 % LKR 173,263

Earning by careers

Career Avg. gross salary (in USD) Profiles
IT Manager LKR 2,247,125 US$ 15,828 43
Software Developer LKR 1,569,241 US$ 10,967 43
Accountant LKR 1,025,324 US$ 7,108 33
Human Resources Manager LKR 2,474,691 US$ 16,277 32
Engineer LKR 1,407,626 US$ 9,761 30
IT Project Manager LKR 2,715,717 US$ 19,224 28
Chartered Accountant LKR 2,392,788 US$ 16,994 26
General Manager LKR 5,452,000 US$ 36,799 22
Sales Manager LKR 1,617,038 US$ 11,032 21
Accountant Executive LKR 532,406 US$ 3,652 20

Earning by cities

City Avg. gross salary (in USD) Profiles
Colombo LKR 1,907,612 US$ 13,275 1,002
Negombo LKR 1,417,442 US$ 9,348 28
Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia LKR 1,840,858 US$ 12,452 17
Moratuwa LKR 1,219,500 US$ 9,023 08

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Below is the list of 1,138 individual salary profiles - all added on this website.


(100/100) MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 07 Dec 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "I'm a qualified Chartered Accountant having over 6 years of experience including 3 & half years of external assurance experience in KPMG Sri Lanka. I have been exposed to multiple industries including Insurance, Hotels & manufacturing etc. My current roles includes preparation of monthly, quarterly & annually financial statements in accordance with IFRS, maintains internal controls of the company etc."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 2,500,000
US$ 16,276

(99/100) JUNIOR EXECUTIVE FINANCE


 Posted: 06 Dec 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 0-1 year: "Familiar with ERP system and Ms office."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 480,000
US$ 3,125

(98/100) CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER


 Posted: 06 Dec 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 16-20 years: "Chief Operating Officer."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 6,000,000
US$ 39,062

(97/100) RESEARCH ASSISTANT


 Posted: 05 Dec 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Research work for optometry."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 780,000
US$ 5,078

(96/100) DOCTOR


 Posted: 04 Dec 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "General practitioner."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 720,000
US$ 4,687

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(95/100) GENERAL MANAGER


 Posted: 03 Dec 2019

      

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Dynamic strategist versed in building strategic partnerships through persuasion, negotiation and personal presence. A results-oriented leader who excels in anticipating customer needs and delivering solutions."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 5,000,000
US$ 32,552

(94/100) JUNIOR ACCOUNTS EXECUTIVE


 Posted: 29 Nov 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 0-1 year: "Monthly reconciliation of principal ledger accounts.,? Preparation of monthly VAT & NBT schedules,? Liaising and handling Debtors & Creditors ? Updating & maintaining fixed asset register file.? Physically checking daily collection & petty cash with cashier.? Checking of all payments that are processed before submitting for authorizations.? Coordinate with bankers.? Preparation of Invoices? Arranging all supporting documents related to principal accounts and send to the principal office."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 444,000
US$ 2,891

(93/100) IT MANAGER


 Posted: 26 Nov 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "IT Manager working for 7 years."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 1,300,000
US$ 8,464

(92/100) HEAD OF BRANCH


 Posted: 26 Nov 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Ensure that branch operations are successfully planned, organized,lead, monitored as per guidelines given by the management to achieve objectives continuously. Ensure credit worthy customers are added to the product portfolio and maintain desired collection efficiency."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 1,592,000
US$ 10,365

(91/100) MANAGER


 Posted: 26 Nov 2019

      

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Preparation/ Review of Financial Statement ? Preparation/ Review of Financial Statement for Funds, prepared in accordance with various GAAPS. ? Monitor and supervise the preparation and quality checking activity ? Ability to solve problems and issues in preparation by team members. ? Communicate with Clients on issues and responding to Client queries. ? Maintain timeliness of delivery and quality. ? Strong Knowledge in Bank Reconciliation Statement, Rectification of Error, Cash Flow Statement & Final Accounts."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 7,446,265
US$ 48,478

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(90/100) BUSINESS ANALYST


 Posted: 26 Nov 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Writing SRS Participating client meetings functional testing."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 840,000
US$ 5,469

(89/100) SENIOR EXECUTIVE ADMINISTRATION


 Posted: 24 Nov 2019

      

Some College, 12-16 years: "The BAL Asst. Administration Manager leads the administration function for the concerned plant which covers security, transportation, catering and facility management functions. The role holder is responsible for smooth administration operations and driving achievement of the plant administration deliverable. Includes managing budgets, SOPs / corporate guidelines adherence, outsourced vendor management, plant security & loss prevention and functional initiatives (for example, best practices, stake holder satisfaction, FCA etc.)."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 1,334,000
US$ 8,685

(88/100) MANAGER SUPPLY CHAIN


 Posted: 24 Nov 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Group capital expenditure."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 170,000
US$ 1,107

(87/100) LEAD DEVELOPER


 Posted: 24 Nov 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Lead Developer Lead Developer."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 2,000,000
US$ 13,021

(86/100) HR MANAGER


 Posted: 20 Nov 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Be a Group of HR Manager."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 888,000
US$ 5,781

(85/100) MANAGER


 Posted: 19 Nov 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Customs clearance overall management."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 1,920,000
US$ 12,500

(84/100) CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER


 Posted: 13 Nov 2019

      

Masters Degree, 16-20 years: "In charge of managing multi disciplinary departments."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 6,840,000
US$ 44,531

(83/100) RECEPTIONIST


 Posted: 12 Nov 2019

   

High School, 2-4 years: "Greeting guest,welcoming guest,ushering guest,give information about the area and interesting places.handling complains,handle check in and check out.handling telephone calls incoming and outgoing,handling guest details,and maintain guest details."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 378,000
US$ 2,461

(82/100) CYBER SECURITY ANALYST


 Posted: 11 Nov 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Cyber security specialist."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 2,400,000
US$ 15,625

(81/100) TEAM LEAD


 Posted: 10 Nov 2019

      

Some College, 4-8 years: "Team lead, leading a team of 35 team members who are performing financial services to other clients."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 1,140,000
US$ 7,422

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(80/100) BUSINESS SYSTEMS ANALYST


 Posted: 08 Nov 2019

      

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Master’s qualified, detail-focused and results-orientated accounting professional offering 6+ years’ experience including with an Australian-based accounting and taxation consultancy which provides accounting, taxation, business advisory and SMSF services across Australia and internationally, in the USA; also as an Internal Auditor for the national retailer, Spotlight Australia; and more recently as a Systems Accountant/ Project Manager for Australian software (20+ year old ERP) company."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 1,480,000
US$ 9,635

(79/100) EXECUTIVE INNOVATION TECHNOLOGY AND SUSTAINABILITY


 Posted: 07 Nov 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Executive innovation technology and sustainability."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 1,001,400
US$ 6,520

(78/100) MANAGEMENT OFFICER


 Posted: 06 Nov 2019

   

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Public sector Public administration."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 450,000
US$ 2,930

(77/100) AM - RISK AND CONTROL


 Posted: 05 Nov 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Audit and Control the process / Maintain operational discipline."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 1,000,000
US$ 6,510

(76/100) ELECTRICAL ENGINEER


 Posted: 05 Nov 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Electrical Engineer."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 3,000,000
US$ 19,531

(75/100) ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 04 Nov 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Managing the Accounts Team all Accounts and finance Functions. Get involved in operational issues in a finance point of view."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 1,962,000
US$ 12,773

(74/100) HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGER


 Posted: 03 Nov 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 0-1 year: "Be a good individual to employees & employer."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 350,000
US$ 2,279

(73/100) JAVA DEVELOPER


 Posted: 01 Nov 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Mainly Java Development."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 300,000
US$ 1,953

(72/100) SALES MANAGER - CONFERENCES & EVENTS


 Posted: 30 Oct 2019

   

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "I want to be a general manager in 5 star hotel."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 1,000,000
US$ 6,510

(71/100) ASSISTANT LEGAL OFFICER


 Posted: 30 Oct 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Working as a assistant to the company secretary."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 840,000
US$ 5,469

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(70/100) HUMAN RESOURCES EXECUTIVE


 Posted: 29 Oct 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "• Coordinating and assisting recruitment process. • Maintain accurate personal records and personal files (including preparation of B Cards). • Preparing Monthly ‘C’ Returns • Handling all EPF/ ETF Documents. • HRIS (Cemex) updating and maintaining. • Tracking attendance, maintaining leave records and leave sheets. • Preparing the payroll. • Preparing various letters:-Appointment letters, Confirmation letters, Increment letters, Transfer letters, Absenteeism notice, Warning letters, Experience/service Letters. • Handling employee family Insurance and coordinating with the insurance company. • Handling the documentation when employees make claims from EPF and ETF. • Providing direct support to the HR Consultant."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 360,000
US$ 2,344

(69/100) SENIOR QA ENGINEER


 Posted: 28 Oct 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Senior QA engineer with over 4 years of industrial experience."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 1,080,000
US$ 7,031

(68/100) MEDICAL OFFICER


 Posted: 24 Oct 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "Medical Officer (Health Informatics)."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 1,260,000
US$ 8,203

(67/100) CALL CENTER AGENT


 Posted: 24 Oct 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 0-1 year: "Taking inbound calls in english."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 400,000
US$ 2,604

(66/100) BUSINESS RELATIONSHIP MANAGER


 Posted: 23 Oct 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Business Relationship Manager."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 336,000
US$ 2,187

(65/100) SOFTWARE ENGINNER


 Posted: 22 Oct 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "I have to develop and deploying a .net project."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 3,400,000
US$ 22,135

(64/100) EXECUTIVE


 Posted: 21 Oct 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "ACCOUNTS AND TAX RELATED WORKS."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 540,000
US$ 3,516

(63/100) WRITER AND EDITOR


 Posted: 18 Oct 2019

      

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Writing and editing corporate communications, translator rapporteur."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 1,200,000
US$ 7,812

(62/100) EXPORT MANAGER


 Posted: 16 Oct 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 16-20 years: "I am working in the FMCG sector in a BPO which do export around the world."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 1,440,000
US$ 9,375

(61/100) PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT COORDINATOR


 Posted: 14 Oct 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Administration and maintenance of entire performance management cycle of the company."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 516,000
US$ 3,359

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(60/100) ADVERTISING MANAGER


 Posted: 14 Oct 2019

      

Some College, 4-8 years: "Brand Management/ Advertising/."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 1,320,000
US$ 8,594

(59/100) MECHANICAL ENGINEER


 Posted: 13 Oct 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Mechanical Engineer."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 2,500,000
US$ 16,276

(58/100) CREATIVE STRATEGIST


 Posted: 11 Oct 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Helping to create all digital and printed marketing materials and, branding products and create brand identity, increase the revenues through creative ways.Digital media marketing and helping with business process."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 1,200,000
US$ 7,812

(57/100) INVESTMENT EXECUTIVE


 Posted: 11 Oct 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Managing equity and debt investments."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 480,000
US$ 3,125

(56/100) ARCHITECT


 Posted: 10 Oct 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Architect engage with the building designs and construction management."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 720,000
US$ 4,687

(55/100) GENERAL MANAGER TREASURY


 Posted: 09 Oct 2019

      

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "Managing Treasury of the company."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 7,500,000
US$ 48,828

(54/100) SENIOR IMPLEMENTATION ENGINEER


 Posted: 07 Oct 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Implement financial systems."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 1,956,000
US$ 12,734

(53/100) ELECTRONIC ENGINEER


 Posted: 04 Oct 2019

      

Masters Degree, 2-4 years: "Inovation research and development mechanical design."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 300,000
US$ 1,953

(52/100) JUNIOR R&D ENGINEER


 Posted: 04 Oct 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Responsible for doing research and development based projects."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 540,000
US$ 3,516

(51/100) IT ASSISTANT LOOKING AFTER EVERYTHING RELATED TO.IT


 Posted: 03 Oct 2019

      

Some College, 0-1 year: "Social Media marketing Network adminstrating."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 560,000
US$ 3,646

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(50/100) PROGRAM OFFICER


 Posted: 01 Oct 2019

      

Masters Degree, 2-4 years: "Project and Everyday office coordination including field work, research and secretarial work."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 600,000
US$ 3,906

(49/100) FINANCE MANAGER


 Posted: 29 Sep 2019

      

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Seasoned finance profession with accounting experience."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 2,600,000
US$ 16,927

(48/100) MANAGER CORPORATE BANKING


 Posted: 29 Sep 2019

      

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "10 years in banking."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 1,500,000
US$ 9,766

(47/100) CREDIT CONTROLLER


 Posted: 26 Sep 2019

      

Some College, 4-8 years: "Handling all company receivable's and genrating reports for the management about debtors, year audit finalising, new contract finalising, new customer opening, service delivering.."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 492,000
US$ 3,203

(46/100) HR EXECUTIVE


 Posted: 26 Sep 2019

      

High School, 2-4 years: "Designing compensation and benefits packages Implementing performance review procedures (e.g. quarterly/annual and 360° evaluations) Developing fair HR policies and ensuring employees understand and comply with them."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 359,997
US$ 2,344

(45/100) ELECTRICAL ENGINEER


 Posted: 25 Sep 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "I'm Front-end Developer for implementing visual elements that users see and interact within a renewable energy suppler . In general, supported by back-end energy suppler and currently work at aftersales solar engineer."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 1,080,000
US$ 7,031

(44/100) HEAD OF SALES


 Posted: 23 Sep 2019

      

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "Investment invited sisbk to help."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 2,500,000
US$ 16,276

(43/100) PROFESSOR


 Posted: 23 Sep 2019

      

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "Trainer in communication. Authored two books."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 4,000,000
US$ 26,042

(42/100) PROGRAM MANAGER


 Posted: 21 Sep 2019

      

Masters Degree, 12-16 years: "Managing programs."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 5,400,000
US$ 35,156

(41/100) COMPLIANCE OFFICER


 Posted: 20 Sep 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "? Assortment, review and analysis of customers accounts, transactions and other data to identify and assess the availability of any Money Laundering risks for the bank. ? Working with different Lines of Business and Financial Crime Risk operations teams to create a diligent defense system against money laundering activities. ? Enhanced the understanding of services, channels, flow of data, and operational procedures surrounding the adherences to the Anti –Money Laundering regulations and other regulations enforced by the Office of Foreign Assets Control."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 700,000
US$ 4,557

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(40/100) ACTUARIAL


 Posted: 19 Sep 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Working of Life insurance valuation, projection and solvency calculation."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 1,652,000
US$ 10,755

(39/100) ASSOCIATE SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 18 Sep 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Software Development and project management."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 420,000
US$ 2,734

(38/100) INSTALLATION & COMMISSIONING


 Posted: 18 Sep 2019

      

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Install machine and components related to tire industry and commission it and hand over to the production."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 2,500,000
US$ 16,276

(37/100) GENERAL MANAGER / COO


 Posted: 18 Sep 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 16-20 years: "An accomplished and integrity-driven professional, with over 23 years of multi-faceted work experience, that spans both national and international arenas. Excelling in all aspects of General, Operational & Project Management and Service Delivery & Customer Service, with extensive & progressive experience within the Hospitality, Travel, Financial, Recruitment, Insurance and FMCG sectors. Strengths in capitalizing on strong business acumen and natural leadership talents, to steer companies and teams in the right direction. Acquired highly diverse business knowledge and propensity to initiate positive change. Frequently praised for prudently managing human and financial resources. Passionate about developing people and businesses simultaneously. Prided for being proactive not reactive. Visionary and critical thinker with an innate ability to gauge opportunities and threats."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 9,500,000
US$ 61,849

(36/100) ACCOUNTS EXECUTIVE


 Posted: 17 Sep 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Preparing financial documents such as invoices, bills, and accounts payable and receivable Completing purchase orders Managing payroll Completing bank reconciliations Entering financial information into appropriate software programs - Quick book and SAGE 50 Managing company ledgers Processing business expenses Coordinating external audits Verifying balances in account books and rectifying discrepancies Verifying bank deposits Managing day-to-day transactions Recording office expenditures and ensuring these expenses are within the set budget Assisting the finance department and senior accounting staff members with various tasks, including preparing budgets, records, and statements Posting daily receipts Reporting on debtors and creditors Handling accruals and prepayments Sorting financial documents and posting them to the proper accounts Reviewing computer reports for accuracy and meticulously tracing errors back to their source Resolving errors in financial reports and correcting faulty reporting methods."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 800,000
US$ 5,208

(35/100) LECTURER


 Posted: 16 Sep 2019

      

Masters Degree, 2-4 years: "Lecturing in psychology."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 960,000
US$ 6,250

(34/100) SENIOR LECTURER


 Posted: 16 Sep 2019

      

Doctorate Degree, 20+ years: "Teaching, Research and administration."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 2,700,000
US$ 17,578

(33/100) PROJECT MANAGER CUM SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 16 Sep 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Managing all kind of mobile / web and AI projects."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 165,000
US$ 1,074

(32/100) ACCOUNTS EXECUTIVE


 Posted: 14 Sep 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Accounts Receivables, Accounts Payable, Management Accounts, Inventory maintenance, Petty cash etc. on rotation basis."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 480,000
US$ 3,125

(31/100) AIRPORT SERVICE AGENT


 Posted: 12 Sep 2019

   

Some College, 2-4 years: "Supervising of aircraft loading and unloading procedures by following all required safety and limitation rules."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 480,000
US$ 3,125

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(30/100) COST CONTROLLING ASSISTANT


 Posted: 12 Sep 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 0-1 year: "Cost controlling of the products."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 360,000
US$ 2,344

(29/100) SENIOR DEPUTY GENERAL MANAGER


 Posted: 10 Sep 2019

      

High School, 20+ years: "I'm overlooking the Duty Free Operations at SriLanka's International Airport and Corporate Customers at Abans PLC. I have 29 years work experience in the field. The total annual revenue in both channels is approximately US$5 - 5.5M."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 4,000,000
US$ 26,042

(28/100) STATION MANAGER


 Posted: 09 Sep 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Station Manager."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 1,020,000
US$ 6,641

(27/100) DIRECTOR


 Posted: 09 Sep 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "Working director."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 6,000,000
US$ 39,062

(26/100) MOTORMAN


 Posted: 08 Sep 2019

      

High School, 4-8 years: "Engine room watchkeepin and maintain machinery."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 2,700,000
US$ 17,578

(25/100) SENIOR ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 08 Sep 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Senior Accountant."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 960,000
US$ 6,250

(24/100) JUNIOR EXECUTIVE


 Posted: 08 Sep 2019

   

High School, 4-8 years: "I'm a teller in the bank. I have been working here about 5 years."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 760,000
US$ 4,948

(23/100) SYSTEM ENGINEER


 Posted: 07 Sep 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Windows / Linus System Administration Backup system maintain."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 720,000
US$ 4,687

(22/100) HR EXECUTIVE


 Posted: 06 Sep 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Administrative works and all HR related works."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 900,000
US$ 5,859

(21/100) TECHNICAL LEAD


 Posted: 04 Sep 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Lead for 4 years."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 360,000
US$ 2,344

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(20/100) COUNTRY MANAGER


 Posted: 03 Sep 2019

      

Masters Degree, 16-20 years: "P&L Respobsibility, Business Development."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 6,600,000
US$ 42,969

(19/100) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 02 Sep 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "I am a software engineer."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 1,200,000
US$ 7,812

(18/100) ASSISTANT FINANCE MANAGER


 Posted: 02 Sep 2019

      

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Working capital management, Fund management.Statutory accounting, Compliance management, and Financial Reporting."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 2,925,000
US$ 19,043

(17/100) ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 02 Sep 2019

   

High School, 20+ years: "Working as Acountnat and have more that 20 years exprience in the field."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 1,025,500
US$ 6,676

(16/100) MARKET MANAGER


 Posted: 01 Sep 2019

      

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Managing the online business."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 350,000
US$ 2,279

(15/100) BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER


 Posted: 31 Aug 2019

      

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Selling ERP Software."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 950,000
US$ 6,185

(14/100) ENGLISH MEDIUM ADVANCED LEVEL ACCOUNTING TEACHER


 Posted: 31 Aug 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Teaching advanced level accounting students at private high school in sri lanka."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 480,000
US$ 3,125

(13/100) CREDIT OFFICER


 Posted: 29 Aug 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "ANALYSE CREDIT PROPOSALS."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 720,000
US$ 4,687

(12/100) SYSTEM CORDINATOR


 Posted: 28 Aug 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 0-1 year: "Hardworking and very profession in learning new and higher things to make my self even better."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 950,000
US$ 6,185

(11/100) SENIOR PRODUCTION EXECUTIVE


 Posted: 24 Aug 2019

      

Some College, 8-12 years: "Control and manage all over the process."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 1,099,000
US$ 7,155

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(10/100) CREDIT OFFICER


 Posted: 24 Aug 2019

      

Some College, 16-20 years: "Interviewing, Analyzing, Documentation of Loan proposals."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 1,560,000
US$ 10,156

(9/100) DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS


 Posted: 23 Aug 2019

      

High School, 12-16 years: "Handling all operations strategies."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 3,600,000
US$ 23,437

(8/100) TRAINING CONSULTANT


 Posted: 18 Aug 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "I conduct training programs for Contact Center Officers."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 1,120,000
US$ 7,292

(7/100) 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

(6/100) FINANCE DIRECTOR


 Posted: 13 Aug 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Direct finance for group."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 4,800,000
US$ 31,250

(5/100) EXECUTIVE- HR


 Posted: 13 Aug 2019

      

Some College, 2-4 years: "Do overall HR activities."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 480,000
US$ 3,125

(4/100) SENIOR ACCOUNTING SPECIALIST


 Posted: 12 Aug 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Financial ACCOUNTING AND budgeting."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 2,000,000
US$ 13,021

(3/100) GENERAL MANAGER


 Posted: 12 Aug 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Manage a global shared service function."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 900,000
US$ 5,859

(2/100) ASSISTANT MANAGER SALES


 Posted: 12 Aug 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "End to end sales cycle."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 1,380,000
US$ 8,984

(1/100) ASSISTANT TECHNICAL MANAGER


 Posted: 10 Aug 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Work for telecommunications technical project works and operational maintenance."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 326,400
US$ 2,125

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  ECONOMY   SRI LANKA

Software developers earn around 6,500 USD per year and around 14,000 USD per year receive more skilled senior developers. Average incomes for mechanical engineers are similar to IT and are around 6,300 USD. An accountant earn about 6,000 USD on average per year. Average annual income for employees with Bachelors degree in Sri Lanka is around 11,500 USD.

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  SALARY BY LEVEL    SRI LANKA

Salary levels Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles (frequency)
More US$ 199,900 LKR 28,995,524
03
165K US$ 162,760 LKR 25,000,000
01
155K US$ 156,786 LKR 22,277,142
02
145K US$ 148,976 LKR 16,500,000
01
135K US$ 132,232 LKR 20,173,333
03
125K US$ 126,953 LKR 19,500,000
01
95K US$ 99,317 LKR 11,000,000
01
85K US$ 82,853 LKR 12,469,080
01
75K US$ 75,129 LKR 11,316,618
08
65K US$ 64,284 LKR 9,430,333
06
55K US$ 56,646 LKR 7,587,500
08
45K US$ 45,901 LKR 6,493,330
20
35K US$ 36,595 LKR 5,482,335
31
25K US$ 23,989 LKR 3,444,017
78
15K US$ 14,475 LKR 2,081,227
263
8K US$ 7,180 LKR 1,028,187
323
N/A US$ 6,445 LKR 990,000
02
4K US$ 3,585 LKR 508,929
268
2K US$ 2,072 LKR 300,695
82
1K US$ 1,155 LKR 173,263
19
Less US$ 544 LKR 83,032
17

  SALARY BY GENDER    SRI LANKA

Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
Male US$ 14,123 LKR 2,072,136 776
Female US$ 9,118 LKR 1,349,367 263
N/A US$ 12,507 LKR 1,385,221 99

  SALARY BY EDUCATION    SRI LANKA

Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
Doctorate Degree US$ 23,458 LKR 3,251,666 18
Masters Degree US$ 20,490 LKR 2,989,125 290
Bachelors Degree US$ 10,614 LKR 1,517,686 607
Some College US$ 8,345 LKR 1,180,760 113
High School US$ 8,054 LKR 1,147,384 97
Bellow H. School US$ 4,917 LKR 666,461 13

Workers holding Doctorate Degree degrees enjoy the highest average gross salaries in Sri Lanka. With an earned Doctorate Degree, they grosses LKR 3,251,666. While Workers with Bellow H. School education earn the least, with an average gross income of LKR 666,461. This is 377.08% lower of what Doctorate Degree degree holders earn.


  SALARY BY EXPERIENCE    SRI LANKA

Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
20+ Years US$ 28,193 LKR 4,049,067 97
16-20 Years US$ 28,334 LKR 4,098,789 66
12-16 Years US$ 17,763 LKR 2,596,009 93
8-12 Years US$ 14,604 LKR 2,086,981 199
4-8 Years US$ 10,347 LKR 1,502,467 235
2-4 Years US$ 7,870 LKR 1,140,202 197
1-2 Years US$ 5,233 LKR 731,374 121
0-1 Year US$ 6,284 LKR 875,263 130

Workers in Sri Lanka with more years of work experience outperform their counterparts with less experience. Workers with 16-20 Years of experience earn a gross average of LKR 4,098,789 compared to LKR 731,374 for their counterparts with 1-2 Years of experience. The difference between workers with 16-20 Years of experience and 1-2 Years is 441.45%.


  SALARY BY AGE    SRI LANKA

Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
63-68 US$ 7,502 LKR 1,000,000 01
57-62 US$ 42,141 LKR 5,977,662 11
51-56 US$ 28,812 LKR 4,147,662 25
45-50 US$ 28,053 LKR 4,175,973 51
39-44 US$ 24,188 LKR 3,581,983 90
33-38 US$ 15,130 LKR 2,216,698 195
27-32 US$ 9,750 LKR 1,443,169 382
22-26 US$ 6,275 LKR 924,336 237
16-21 US$ 8,605 LKR 1,181,054 45
Less US$ 4,312 LKR 650,000 02
N/A US$ 12,507 LKR 1,385,221 99
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  SALARY BY FIELD    SRI LANKA

# Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
1. Management & Business US$ 23,305 LKR 3,448,756 131
2. Finance & Banking US$ 18,658 LKR 2,550,707 87
3. Media US$ 18,065 LKR 2,717,500 12
4. Salesmen & Saleswomen US$ 17,746 LKR 2,076,250 08
5. Aviation & Shipping US$ 16,367 LKR 2,345,740 10
6. Construction & Labor Workers US$ 13,999 LKR 2,095,833 12
7. Architect Constructions US$ 12,897 LKR 1,902,666 12
8. Human Resources US$ 12,750 LKR 1,928,877 68
9. Logistics, Road, Railway US$ 12,644 LKR 1,875,581 11
10. IT & Telecommunication US$ 12,450 LKR 1,772,734 180
11. Fashion US$ 11,958 LKR 1,743,975 08
12. Engineers & Technicians IV US$ 11,634 LKR 1,722,445 05
13. Engineers & Technicians V US$ 11,408 LKR 1,665,777 09
14. Engineers & Technicians US$ 11,148 LKR 1,644,720 58
15. Manufacturing & Labor Workers US$ 10,841 LKR 1,511,640 25
16. Accounting & Administration US$ 10,688 LKR 1,540,338 156
17. Automobile US$ 10,546 LKR 1,446,666 06
18. IT & Telecommunication II US$ 10,479 LKR 1,460,870 54
19. Hotels & Tourism US$ 9,497 LKR 1,346,884 33
20. Marketing, Sales, Purchase US$ 9,251 LKR 1,316,261 91
21. Restaurants, Inns, Pubs US$ 8,725 LKR 1,110,050 13
22. Education & University US$ 8,045 LKR 1,130,128 33
23. Military US$ 7,086 LKR 954,316 06
24. Public Sector US$ 6,913 LKR 989,172 12
25. Organization & Coordination US$ 6,768 LKR 989,960 19
26. Health Care & Medical US$ 6,693 LKR 970,588 14
27. Health Care & Medical II US$ 6,317 LKR 962,000 12
28. Making Design US$ 5,826 LKR 887,222 09
29. Law US$ 5,701 LKR 809,000 10
30. Customer Services US$ 5,395 LKR 776,726 19

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Average salaries in Sri Lanka can vary greatly based on a career field. Management & Business enjoy the highest gross average salaries (LKR 3,448,756), followed by Finance & Banking (LKR 2,550,707), and Media (LKR 2,717,500). Lower average gross salaries in the Sri Lanka are earned by those in Customer Services (LKR 776,726) and those in Law positions (LKR 809,000). The difference between the most paid and the lowest paid fields is 331.97%.


  SALARY BY CAREER    SRI LANKA

# Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
1. Director US$ 45,326 LKR 6,889,998 15
2. CEO US$ 45,289 LKR 6,798,000 12
3. General Manager US$ 36,799 LKR 5,452,000 22
4. Bank Manager US$ 30,945 LKR 4,174,308 10
5. Finance Manager US$ 19,343 LKR 2,715,170 16
6. IT Project Manager US$ 19,224 LKR 2,715,717 28
7. Chartered Accountant US$ 16,994 LKR 2,392,788 26
8. Human Resources Manager US$ 16,277 LKR 2,474,691 32
9. IT Manager US$ 15,828 LKR 2,247,125 43
10. Marketing Manager US$ 14,679 LKR 2,032,217 17
11. Financial Analyst US$ 12,806 LKR 1,735,833 12
12. Manager US$ 11,573 LKR 1,608,812 16
13. Other Finance Career US$ 11,498 LKR 1,657,214 14
14. Sales Manager US$ 11,032 LKR 1,617,038 21
15. Software Developer US$ 10,967 LKR 1,569,241 43
16. Senior Accountant US$ 10,734 LKR 1,534,441 10
17. Lecturer US$ 10,068 LKR 1,453,153 13
18. Software Engineer US$ 9,874 LKR 1,338,533 15
19. Engineer US$ 9,761 LKR 1,407,626 30
20. Audit Manager US$ 9,609 LKR 1,420,363 11
21. Other Management Career US$ 9,387 LKR 1,415,285 14
22. Mechanical Engineer US$ 9,050 LKR 1,333,500 10
23. Other Tourism Career US$ 8,671 LKR 1,314,760 10
24. .NET Developer US$ 8,011 LKR 1,140,615 13
25. Accountant US$ 7,108 LKR 1,025,324 33
26. Assistant Manager US$ 6,170 LKR 899,258 12
27. Marketing Executive US$ 5,774 LKR 828,915 13
28. IT Coordinator US$ 5,073 LKR 745,535 14
29. Human Resource US$ 4,140 LKR 612,944 18
30. Accountant Executive US$ 3,652 LKR 532,406 20

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In Sri Lanka economy, Director is on the top list of highest earners, earning an average gross salary of LKR 6,889,998. CEO and General Manager follow, earning LKR 6,798,000 and LKR 5,452,000, respectively. Accountant Executive earn a gross annual average of LKR 532,406, while Human Resource earn LKR 612,944. The gap between the lowest and the highest paid careers is 1141.13%.


  SALARY BY JOB TYPE    SRI LANKA

Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
Permanent US$ 13,073 LKR 1,875,522 928
Contract US$ 11,748 LKR 1,717,160 160
Self Employed US$ 19,100 LKR 2,793,500 22
Part Time US$ 5,859 LKR 832,528 28
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  SALARY BY CITY    SRI LANKA

# Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
1. Colombo US$ 13,275 LKR 1,907,612 1,002
2. Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia US$ 12,452 LKR 1,840,858 17
3. Negombo US$ 9,348 LKR 1,417,442 28
4. Moratuwa US$ 9,023 LKR 1,219,500 08

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  SALARY BY COUNTRY    SRI LANKA

# Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
1. Switzerland Switzerland US$ 122,976 CHF 116,643 1,093
2. Australia Australia US$ 87,859 AU$ 98,234 2,907
3. Norway Norway US$ 85,174 NOK 637,084 1,012
4. United States United States US$ 81,112 US$ 81,112 19,296
5. Germany Germany US$ 76,448 EUR 61,625 2,189
6. United Kingdom United Kingdom US$ 73,107 GBP 49,238 4,236
7. France France US$ 70,988 EUR 57,604 1,092
8. Canada Canada US$ 70,703 CA$ 76,788 4,640
9. Finland Finland US$ 67,207 EUR 54,292 524
10. Italy Italy US$ 64,090 EUR 51,486 1,113
11. Mexico Mexico US$ 47,612 MXN 787,035 560
12. Slovenia Slovenia US$ 45,037 EUR 35,718 260
13. Croatia Croatia US$ 31,530 HRK 192,012 419
14. Malaysia Malaysia US$ 29,157 MYR 102,598 6,038
15. India India US$ 21,285 INR 1,277,583 8,784
16. Sri Lanka Sri Lanka US$ 12,825 LKR 1,845,341 1,138

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