average salary in Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

info SALARY PROFILES
1,046
info AVG. GROSS SALARY ($)
US$ 12,949
info AVG. GROSS SALARY
LKR 1,853,447
info AVG. NET SALARY
LKR 1,550,097
  UPDATED: 18 Aug 2019
Difference gross vs. net (take home): 16%

What is average salary in Sri Lanka?

Based on our survey (1,046 individual salary profiles) average GROSS salary in Sri Lanka is LKR 1,853,447. Average NET salary is LKR 1,550,097. The most frequent GROSS salary is LKR 1,022,301. The most frequent education is Bachelors Degree. The most frequent experience are 4-8 Years.

Career Avg. gross salary (in USD) Profiles
IT Manager LKR 2,309,159 US$ 16,322 40
Software Developer LKR 1,645,300 US$ 11,561 38
Accountant LKR 995,103 US$ 6,939 31
Human Resources Manager LKR 2,598,404 US$ 17,093 30
Engineer LKR 1,492,918 US$ 10,382 27
IT Project Manager LKR 2,759,803 US$ 19,696 25
Chartered Accountant LKR 2,366,145 US$ 16,938 24
Sales Manager LKR 1,603,042 US$ 10,994 19
General Manager LKR 5,059,058 US$ 34,625 17
Marketing Manager LKR 1,909,230 US$ 13,969 16
City Avg. gross salary (in USD) Profiles
Colombo LKR 1,911,067 US$ 13,374 919
Negombo LKR 1,469,500 US$ 9,697 26
Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia LKR 1,920,912 US$ 13,002 16
Moratuwa LKR 1,219,500 US$ 9,023 08

Salary profiles from individual employees for Sri Lanka

Below is the list of 1,046 individual salary profiles - all added on this website.

HOW MUCH TO PAY EMPLOYEES?
WHAT SALARY SHOULD YOU ASK FOR?

(100/100) 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

(99/100) 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

(98/100) 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

(97/100) EXECUTIVE- HR


 Posted: 13 Aug 2019

      

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

(96/100) 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

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(95/100) 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

(94/100) 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

(93/100) 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

(92/100) SENIOR TECHINICAL LEAD


 Posted: 09 Aug 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Development and driving team technically"
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 3,600,000
US$ 23,437

(91/100) FIRST OFFICER


 Posted: 08 Aug 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "in charge of loading discharging the ship, maintenance, security and safety"
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 10,822,400
US$ 70,458

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(90/100) ENGINEERING ASSISTANT


 Posted: 06 Aug 2019

   

Some College, 2-4 years: "Doing irrigation works"
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 468,000
US$ 3,047

(89/100) SENIOR CUSTOMER SERVICE EXECUTIVE


 Posted: 06 Aug 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Client account management"
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 793,500
US$ 5,166

(88/100) CORE NETWORK ENGINEER


 Posted: 06 Aug 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Core network operations"
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 3,600,000
US$ 23,437

(87/100) GENERAL PRACTITIONER


 Posted: 05 Aug 2019

   

Doctorate Degree, 2-4 years: "Advising patient"
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 2,400,000
US$ 15,625

(86/100) MANAGEMENT TRAINEE


 Posted: 22 Jul 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "HANDLING IMPORT AND EXPORT DOCUMENTS"
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 600,000
US$ 3,906

(85/100) LECTURER


 Posted: 21 Jul 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "teaching , planning, assessing, planning"
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 1,800,000
US$ 11,719

(84/100) PRODUCT MANAGER


 Posted: 21 Jul 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Developing Life Insurance Products"
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 2,140,000
US$ 13,932

(83/100) FASHION DESIGNER


 Posted: 21 Jul 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "To design , check for fabrics, technical destails."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 900,000
US$ 5,859

(82/100) MANAGER OPERATIONS


 Posted: 20 Jul 2019

   

Bachelors Degree, 16-20 years: "I have to manage all manufacturing & operating related work."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 2,112,000
US$ 13,750

(81/100) OPERATION MANAGER


 Posted: 20 Jul 2019

      

High School, 12-16 years: "Operation manager for a private company"
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 1,500,000
US$ 9,766

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(80/100) JUNIOR EXECUTIVE


 Posted: 18 Jul 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 0-1 year: "administrating procurement of goods"
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 402,000
US$ 2,617

(79/100) ADMINISTRATIONS AND MANAGEMENT


 Posted: 18 Jul 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Administrations and management of the base and commanding the men under me."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 1,000,000
US$ 6,510

(78/100) BUSINESS ANALYST


 Posted: 12 Jul 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Convert Business requirements to the workable automated solutions"
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 1,500,000
US$ 9,766

(77/100) BRAND EXECUTIVE


 Posted: 10 Jul 2019

   

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Maintain ATL, BTL, TTL"
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 375,000
US$ 2,441

(76/100) HEAD OF DESIGN


 Posted: 10 Jul 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 16-20 years: "designing monthly collection. Sample through to production handover. Photo shoots. VM"
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 1,750,000
US$ 11,393

(75/100) ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 06 Jul 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "accouting, auditing and finance and admin"
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 2,600,000
US$ 16,927

(74/100) ASSISTANT SALES MANAGER


 Posted: 06 Jul 2019

      

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "assistant sales manager, senior marketing executive"
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 1,200,000
US$ 7,812

(73/100) CONSULTANT


 Posted: 04 Jul 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "admin, monitor, support"
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 1,680,000
US$ 10,937

(72/100) PLANT HEAD


 Posted: 04 Jul 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 16-20 years: "to look after bottling plant"
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 500,000
US$ 3,255

(71/100) SALES ASSISTANCE IMPORTS


 Posted: 03 Jul 2019

   

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Imports documentation handling"
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 400,000
US$ 2,604

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(70/100) CEO - OPERATIONS


 Posted: 02 Jul 2019

      

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "CEO of subsidiary of major company"
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 20,520,000
US$ 133,594

(69/100) RESEARCH ANALYST


 Posted: 01 Jul 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Finalcial Modelling and report writing"
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 1,300,000
US$ 8,464

(68/100) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 28 Jun 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Design and development of enterprise software applications"
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 1,200,000
US$ 7,812

(67/100) SENIOR SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 27 Jun 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "working as a senior software engineer (PHP)"
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 1,620,000
US$ 10,547

(66/100) CUSTOMER OPERATIONS ENGINEER


 Posted: 27 Jun 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 0-1 year: "Database Management and Presentations"
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 1,680,000
US$ 10,937

(65/100) TEXTILE OWNER


 Posted: 25 Jun 2019

      

High School, 12-16 years: "13 years experience of readymade textile field"
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 5,500,000
US$ 35,807

(64/100) GENERAL MANAGER


 Posted: 25 Jun 2019

      

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "to become a CEO of the organization"
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 1,500,000
US$ 9,766

(63/100) 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

(62/100) ASSOCIATE FINANCE OPERATOR


 Posted: 24 Jun 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "- Carry out all types of accounts payable activities in the SAP ERP system for the purchase order base, services type of payments to local and foreign suppliers - Identifies discrepancy invoices, delayed un settled payments from the suppliers and clear, arrange the payment by coordinating with SBU - Create operational periodical reports of Vendor Reconciliations, RPT, Intercompany reconciliations etc. to the company and the SBUs - Follows the company agreed tax polices, payments time lines, and validity check to provide quality customer service - Prepare ad hoc reports to assist the decision making within the organization"
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 317,120
US$ 2,065

(61/100) SECURITY CORDINATOR


 Posted: 24 Jun 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 16-20 years: "Officer in command for sobourdinates. Administrative and securitu cordinstor."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 1,191,000
US$ 7,754

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(60/100) SENIOR QUALITY ASSURANCE ENGINEER


 Posted: 23 Jun 2019

      

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Software Quality control and Assurance before delivering to end client"
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 1,500,000
US$ 9,766

(59/100) HR EXECUTIVE


 Posted: 23 Jun 2019

      

High School, 8-12 years: "hunting candidates"
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 800,000
US$ 5,208

(58/100) DIRECTOR - HRM


 Posted: 22 Jun 2019

      

Doctorate Degree, 20+ years: "Attract and retain human resources"
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 6,000,000
US$ 39,062

(57/100) SOFTWAREENGINEER


 Posted: 20 Jun 2019

      

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "SW design coding and testing etc"
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 1,000,000
US$ 6,510

(56/100) FINANCIAL CONTROLLER


 Posted: 20 Jun 2019

      

Masters Degree, 12-16 years: "Head of Finance"
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 6,000,000
US$ 39,062

(55/100) DEVOPS ENGINEER


 Posted: 19 Jun 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Linux AWS DevOps Jenkins Mysql cloud engineer"
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 3,900,000
US$ 25,391

(54/100) NATIONAL SALES MANAGER


 Posted: 18 May 2019

      

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Business Development"
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 3,000,000
US$ 19,531

(53/100) TEAM LEADER


 Posted: 05 Apr 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Handling Ops and Marketing"
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 720,000
US$ 4,687

(52/100) MAINTENANCE ENGINEER


 Posted: 05 Apr 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 0-1 year: "applying engineering concepts for the optimization of equipment, procedures, and departmental budgets to achieve better maintainability, reliability, and availability of equipment."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 600,000
US$ 3,906

(51/100) TUTOR


 Posted: 03 Apr 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Conducting one-to-one reviews, group lectures Preparing assignments and exams Grading and writing feedback."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 700,000
US$ 4,557

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(50/100) TESTING ANALYST


 Posted: 02 Apr 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Testing the system"
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 400,000
US$ 2,604

(49/100) PROJECT ASSISTANT


 Posted: 02 Apr 2019

   

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Current running projects handling, every kind of purchasing. Workers handling, making salary payments."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 832,000
US$ 5,417

(48/100) 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

(47/100) SERVICE DESK ANALYST


 Posted: 31 Mar 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Infrastructure maintenance and monitoring"
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 1,863,000
US$ 12,129

(46/100) CREDIT ANALYST


 Posted: 29 Mar 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Analysing credit proposals"
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 1,200,000
US$ 7,812

(45/100) CHARTERED ARCHITECT


 Posted: 29 Mar 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Conceptual Design, Sketch Design, Schematic design and design development ,VVIP interior designs, Landscaping, Presentations, preparation of construction drawings, site inspection and supervision of Construction works, Preparing Volume III including Comprehensive Architectural Specification (Master Spec for Architectural) Design coordination, attending progress review meetings, pre-bid meetings, internal meeting, meetings with Contractors and Employer"
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 1,020,000
US$ 6,641

(44/100) MANAGER


 Posted: 28 Mar 2019

      

Masters Degree, 12-16 years: "Forecasting the Sales Dept"
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 2,400,000
US$ 15,625

(43/100) BROKERAGE AGENT


 Posted: 28 Mar 2019

      

Some College, 0-1 year: "Calling customers and verifying are they potential or non potential ( screening the customers) Providing new developments and other suitable property information to the potential customers and pitch them for sale"
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 288,000
US$ 1,875

(42/100) FINANCE MANAGEMENT


 Posted: 28 Mar 2019

      

Masters Degree, 16-20 years: "Finance Management"
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 1,800,000
US$ 11,719

(41/100) PROJECT MANAGER


 Posted: 27 Mar 2019

      

Doctorate Degree, 2-4 years: "managing projects"
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 1,300,000
US$ 8,464

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(40/100) ELECTRONICS


 Posted: 27 Mar 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 0-1 year: "Electronic engineering"
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 780,000
US$ 5,078

(39/100) LANGUAGE SPECIALIST


 Posted: 26 Mar 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "i have been working in hotel and tourism industry in generla for the last 4 years, i did 2 internships, one in Bulgari hotel in Milan as Housekeeping Supervisor and one in the carribbeans as Guest relations intern for Sandals. I have been working as activity coordinator for a summer camp in switzerland for two seasons, as front office Agent in Milan Marriott for one years and now working as a Travel Coordinator"
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 5,700,000
US$ 37,109

(38/100) PREPARATION ACCOUNTING REPORTS


 Posted: 25 Mar 2019

      

High School, 1-2 years: "I am doing charted executive level. Also i am studying further about VAT & N.B.T. I am preparing Salaries in every month in our office staff. Also preparing payable E.T.F & E.P.F according to their salaries."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 324,000
US$ 2,109

(37/100) CHEMIST


 Posted: 24 Mar 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 0-1 year: "carry out analysis for petroleum products"
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 600,000
US$ 3,906

(36/100) ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 23 Mar 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Financial & management accounting role."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 2,200,000
US$ 14,323

(35/100) ASSOCIATE SE


 Posted: 22 Mar 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 0-1 year: "Associate SE in leading IT firm in colombo."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 650,000
US$ 4,232

(34/100) DIRECTOR MARKETING


 Posted: 22 Mar 2019

      

Masters Degree, 12-16 years: "RESPONSIBLE FOR TOPLINE BOTTOMLINE, LEADING TEAM"
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 11,889,000
US$ 77,402

(33/100) INVESTMENT EXECUTIVE


 Posted: 20 Mar 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Carryout daily cash flow management Observe and carry out detailed analysis of relevant investment opportunities (Equity and Fixed income) available in the financial market and recommend them to the investment department."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 440,000
US$ 2,865

(32/100) PROJECT ACCOUNTS OFFICER


 Posted: 19 Mar 2019

      

Some College, 2-4 years: "Payment operations, FS ,Bank Recs ,VAT Files"
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 720,000
US$ 4,687

(31/100) ASST IT MANAGER


 Posted: 18 Mar 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "SAP admin and Consultation"
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 1,454,000
US$ 9,466

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(30/100) BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER


 Posted: 18 Mar 2019

      

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Sales & Marketing"
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 6,497,764
US$ 42,303

(29/100) EXECUTIVE INTERNAL AUDIT


 Posted: 16 Mar 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Audit process & financial statements"
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 420,000
US$ 2,734

(28/100) ADMINISTRATIVE SECRETARY


 Posted: 15 Mar 2019

      

High School, 20+ years: "General administration work related with employees"
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 480,000
US$ 3,125

(27/100) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 14 Mar 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "A person who creates software and do programming stuffs"
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 1,200,000
US$ 7,812

(26/100) SENIOR DEVELOPER


 Posted: 14 Mar 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Software development .net"
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 3,380,000
US$ 22,005

(25/100) ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 13 Mar 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Responsible for overall functions of Accounts Division"
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 720,000
US$ 4,687

(24/100) RESEARCHER


 Posted: 13 Mar 2019

      

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Research projects management, data analysis"
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 2,040,000
US$ 13,281

(23/100) MARKET DEVELOPMENT EXECUTIVE


 Posted: 12 Mar 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 0-1 year: "National Level Market linkages Support rural entrepreneurs in marketing products Input and out put stage facilitation"
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 419,999
US$ 2,734

(22/100) MANAGER


 Posted: 12 Mar 2019

      

Some College, 4-8 years: "Clearing, storage & forwarding of goods"
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 1,200,000
US$ 7,812

(21/100) HUMAN RESOURSE


 Posted: 11 Mar 2019

      

Some College, 4-8 years: "It is a big responsibility"
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 619,000
US$ 4,030

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(20/100) GENERAL ADMINISTRATOR


 Posted: 10 Mar 2019

   

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Translations and administration"
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 720,000
US$ 4,687

(19/100) SENIOR BRAND EXECUTIVE


 Posted: 10 Mar 2019

      

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "Brand management Marketing communications"
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 958,000
US$ 6,237

(18/100) CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER


 Posted: 10 Mar 2019

      

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "Managing and provide leadership to entire operation in Sri Lanka"
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 600,000
US$ 3,906

(17/100) HEAD HR


 Posted: 09 Mar 2019

      

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "HR operations and strategy formulation"
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 154,000
US$ 1,003

(16/100) ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 06 Mar 2019

      

Some College, 4-8 years: "All accounting work."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 720,000
US$ 4,687

(15/100) PRODUCT MANAGER


 Posted: 06 Mar 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Maintaining a healthier product portfolio"
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 2,040,000
US$ 13,281

(14/100) MANAGEMENT TRAINEE


 Posted: 05 Mar 2019

   

Bachelors Degree, 0-1 year: "Administration job."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 400,000
US$ 2,604

(13/100) MANAGER


 Posted: 05 Mar 2019

      

Masters Degree, 12-16 years: "ERP Manager work, ERP Consultant"
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 7,000,000
US$ 45,573

(12/100) HR MANAGER


 Posted: 03 Mar 2019

      

Masters Degree, 2-4 years: "overall HR responsibility"
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 1,680,000
US$ 10,937

(11/100) BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER


 Posted: 03 Mar 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Achievements are quite high"
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 1,200,000
US$ 7,812

HOW MUCH TO PAY EMPLOYEES?
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(10/100) ENGINEER DBA


 Posted: 03 Mar 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "manage databases"
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 2,100,000
US$ 13,672

(9/100) QA ENGINEER


 Posted: 01 Mar 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Test plans Manual & automation testing."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 660,000
US$ 4,297

(8/100) MANAGER - HR


 Posted: 28 Feb 2019

      

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Managing the HR Department"
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 2,900,000
US$ 18,880

(7/100) PROJECT DIRECTOR


 Posted: 28 Feb 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 16-20 years: "To manage all the projects"
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 7,598,571
US$ 49,470

(6/100) SPECIALIST


 Posted: 27 Feb 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Handling Employee Sourcing and Engagement"
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 1,500,000
US$ 9,766

(5/100) HEAD OF IT


 Posted: 27 Feb 2019

      

High School, 12-16 years: "Managing IT resources"
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 1,924,560
US$ 12,530

(4/100) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 26 Feb 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "I am a Software Engineer and I have seven years of experience in software development"
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 1,440,000
US$ 9,375

(3/100) ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 26 Feb 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Accounts, month end closing, general ledger, management report, financial statement, year end audit"
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 1,352,000
US$ 8,802

(2/100) INTERNAL AUDITOR


 Posted: 25 Feb 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "4 Years Experience"
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 1,020,000
US$ 6,641

(1/100) IT ADMINISTRATOR


 Posted: 23 Feb 2019

      

High School, 1-2 years: "Network Adminstration"
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 780,000
US$ 5,078

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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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This salary report contains various tables and charts to represent how different careers, cities, education, experience, age, gender, etc. affect salaries.

  SURVEY BY LEVELS    SRI LANKA

Salary levels Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles (frequency)
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$ 64,771 LKR 9,416,400
05
55K US$ 56,646 LKR 7,587,500
08
45K US$ 45,826 LKR 6,342,520
16
35K US$ 36,616 LKR 5,464,903
27
25K US$ 23,966 LKR 3,427,478
74
15K US$ 14,444 LKR 2,066,649
246
8K US$ 7,190 LKR 1,022,301
294
N/A US$ 6,445 LKR 990,000
02
4K US$ 3,581 LKR 504,821
247
2K US$ 2,048 LKR 294,486
72
1K US$ 1,162 LKR 173,941
17
Less US$ 544 LKR 83,032
17

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  SURVEY BY GENDER    SRI LANKA

Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
Male US$ 14,163 LKR 2,070,390 717
Female US$ 9,356 LKR 1,378,692 230
N/A US$ 12,507 LKR 1,385,221 99

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  SURVEY BY EDUCATION    SRI LANKA

Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
Doctorate Degree US$ 23,804 LKR 3,284,117 17
Masters Degree US$ 20,470 LKR 2,974,889 271
Bachelors Degree US$ 10,801 LKR 1,534,733 550
Some College US$ 8,485 LKR 1,194,675 105
High School US$ 7,752 LKR 1,094,142 90
Bellow H. School US$ 4,917 LKR 666,461 13

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  SURVEY BY EXPERIENCE    SRI LANKA

Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
20+ Years US$ 29,217 LKR 4,177,568 88
16-20 Years US$ 27,702 LKR 3,976,335 60
12-16 Years US$ 17,471 LKR 2,543,578 88
8-12 Years US$ 14,772 LKR 2,099,131 183
4-8 Years US$ 10,440 LKR 1,508,181 214
2-4 Years US$ 8,279 LKR 1,194,798 176
1-2 Years US$ 5,141 LKR 712,704 114
0-1 Year US$ 6,454 LKR 896,262 123

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  SURVEY BY AGES    SRI LANKA

Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
63-68 US$ 7,502 LKR 1,000,000 01
57-62 US$ 46,660 LKR 6,561,587 09
51-56 US$ 28,928 LKR 4,153,815 24
45-50 US$ 28,506 LKR 4,231,068 46
39-44 US$ 24,150 LKR 3,561,364 81
33-38 US$ 14,975 LKR 2,184,558 181
27-32 US$ 10,003 LKR 1,475,723 343
22-26 US$ 6,400 LKR 940,218 219
16-21 US$ 8,934 LKR 1,217,986 41
Less US$ 4,312 LKR 650,000 02
N/A US$ 12,507 LKR 1,385,221 99

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  SURVEY BY FIELDS    SRI LANKA

# Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
1. Management & Business US$ 23,003 LKR 3,392,795 122
2. Aviation & Shipping US$ 19,475 LKR 2,751,057 07
3. Finance & Banking US$ 18,980 LKR 2,559,133 77
4. Media US$ 18,065 LKR 2,717,500 12
5. Salesmen & Saleswomen US$ 17,746 LKR 2,076,250 08
6. Construction & Labor Workers US$ 13,999 LKR 2,095,833 12
7. Architect Constructions US$ 13,643 LKR 2,010,181 11
8. Human Resources US$ 13,630 LKR 2,061,124 62
9. Logistics, Road, Railway US$ 13,341 LKR 1,967,777 09
10. IT & Telecommunication US$ 12,636 LKR 1,789,586 166
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 US$ 11,288 LKR 1,659,882 53
14. Accounting & Administration US$ 11,005 LKR 1,578,945 142
15. Engineers & Technicians V US$ 10,799 LKR 1,561,500 08
16. IT & Telecommunication II US$ 10,775 LKR 1,497,588 51
17. Automobile US$ 10,546 LKR 1,446,666 06
18. Manufacturing & Labor Workers US$ 10,112 LKR 1,378,727 22
19. Hotels & Tourism US$ 9,280 LKR 1,306,361 31
20. Marketing, Sales, Purchase US$ 9,124 LKR 1,289,291 85
21. Restaurants, Inns, Pubs US$ 8,725 LKR 1,110,050 13
22. Education & University US$ 7,327 LKR 1,005,318 29
23. Public Sector US$ 7,275 LKR 1,038,188 11
24. Military US$ 7,086 LKR 954,316 06
25. Organization & Coordination US$ 6,927 LKR 1,011,624 18
26. Health Care & Medical II US$ 6,604 LKR 1,004,400 10
27. Health Care & Medical US$ 6,577 LKR 948,326 13
28. Making Design US$ 5,826 LKR 887,222 09
29. Customer Services US$ 5,731 LKR 822,341 17
30. Law US$ 5,727 LKR 805,555 09

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  SURVEY BY CAREERS    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$ 34,625 LKR 5,059,058 17
4. Other Human Resource Career US$ 26,029 LKR 3,914,508 09
5. IT Project Manager US$ 19,696 LKR 2,759,803 25
6. Finance Manager US$ 19,504 LKR 2,722,848 15
7. Human Resources Manager US$ 17,093 LKR 2,598,404 30
8. Chartered Accountant US$ 16,938 LKR 2,366,145 24
9. IT Manager US$ 16,322 LKR 2,309,159 40
10. Marketing Manager US$ 13,969 LKR 1,909,230 16
11. Engineering Manager US$ 13,939 LKR 2,087,333 09
12. Financial Analyst US$ 12,806 LKR 1,735,833 12
13. Manager US$ 11,720 LKR 1,620,066 15
14. Software Developer US$ 11,561 LKR 1,645,300 38
15. Sales Manager US$ 10,994 LKR 1,603,042 19
16. Engineer US$ 10,382 LKR 1,492,918 27
17. Other IT Career US$ 9,966 LKR 1,381,111 09
18. Audit Manager US$ 9,918 LKR 1,462,400 10
19. Software Engineer US$ 9,874 LKR 1,338,533 15
20. Other Management Career US$ 9,387 LKR 1,415,285 14
21. Mechanical Engineer US$ 9,050 LKR 1,333,500 10
22. Other Finance Career US$ 8,968 LKR 1,239,000 11
23. Lecturer US$ 8,102 LKR 1,123,100 10
24. Accountant US$ 6,939 LKR 995,103 31
25. .NET Developer US$ 6,834 LKR 952,333 12
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$ 4,364 LKR 644,562 16
30. Accountant Executive US$ 3,643 LKR 524,007 16

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  SURVEY BY WORK    SRI LANKA

Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
Permanent US$ 13,214 LKR 1,885,288 851
Contract US$ 11,967 LKR 1,745,118 150
Self Employed US$ 19,114 LKR 2,773,526 19
Part Time US$ 5,446 LKR 763,876 26

  SURVEY BY CITIES    SRI LANKA

# Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
1. Colombo US$ 13,374 LKR 1,911,067 919
2. Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia US$ 13,002 LKR 1,920,912 16
3. Negombo US$ 9,697 LKR 1,469,500 26
4. Moratuwa US$ 9,023 LKR 1,219,500 08

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  SURVEY BY COUNTRIES    SRI LANKA

# Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
1. Switzerland Switzerland US$ 123,048 CHF 116,573 1,047
2. Australia Australia US$ 88,137 AU$ 98,236 2,833
3. Norway Norway US$ 85,346 NOK 636,366 971
4. United States United States US$ 81,021 US$ 81,021 19,054
5. Germany Germany US$ 76,817 EUR 61,819 2,053
6. United Kingdom United Kingdom US$ 73,190 GBP 49,175 4,127
7. France France US$ 70,804 EUR 57,378 1,028
8. Canada Canada US$ 70,660 CA$ 76,559 4,570
9. Finland Finland US$ 67,587 EUR 54,505 488
10. Italy Italy US$ 64,395 EUR 51,630 1,042
11. Mexico Mexico US$ 47,661 MXN 782,046 536
12. Slovenia Slovenia US$ 44,829 EUR 35,477 249
13. Croatia Croatia US$ 31,874 HRK 194,017 397
14. Malaysia Malaysia US$ 29,104 MYR 101,980 5,870
15. India India US$ 20,977 INR 1,253,197 8,222
16. Sri Lanka Sri Lanka US$ 12,949 LKR 1,853,447 1,046

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