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SRI LANKA SALARY

SURVEYS
1,365
UPDATED
April 2021
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AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR MOST TYPICAL SALARY / YEAR

2,478,497 LKR

$12,754 USD

1,360,317 LKR

$7,000 USD

Gross income Net (after tax)

Average Salary / Sri Lanka

Average salary in Sri Lanka is 2,478,497 LKR / year. The most typical earning is 1,360,317 LKR. All data are based on 1,365 salary surveys. Salaries are different between men and women. Men receive an average salary of 2,732,877 LKR. Women receive a salary of 1,721,578 LKR.

The most paid careers are from Sports & Recreation with average income 4,523,637 LKR and Management & Business with income 4,343,298 LKR.

Based on education, the highest salaries receive people with Doctorate Degree with a salary of 4,190,165 LKR. The second most paid education level is a Masters Degree with a salary of 3,953,470 LKR.

Different experiences affect earning as well. People with 20+ Years of experience receive an salary of 5,701,089 LKR. Employees with 16-20 Years of experience receive 5,334,775 LKR.

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Levels / Sri Lanka (Gross LKR)

Salary Levels (LKR) per Year Surveys Earning Percent
194,000 LKR - 387,999 LKR
75 100%
5.49%
389,000 LKR - 582,999 LKR
142 94.51%
10.4%
583,000 LKR - 970,999 LKR
251 84.1%
18.39%
972,000 LKR - 1,942,999 LKR
384 65.71%
28.13%
1,943,000 LKR - 2,914,999 LKR
189 37.58%
13.85%
2,915,000 LKR - 3,885,999 LKR
124 23.74%
9.08%
3,887,000 LKR - 4,857,999 LKR
65 14.65%
4.76%
4,858,000 LKR - 5,829,999 LKR
30 9.89%
2.2%
5,830,000 LKR - 6,800,999 LKR
21 7.69%
1.54%
6,802,000 LKR - 7,772,999 LKR
24 6.15%
1.76%
7,773,000 LKR - 8,744,999 LKR
10 4.4%
0.73%
8,745,000 LKR - 9,715,999 LKR
8 3.66%
0.59%
9,717,000 LKR - 10,687,999 LKR
4 3.08%
0.29%
10,688,000 LKR - 11,659,999 LKR
7 2.78%
0.51%
11,660,000 LKR - 12,630,999 LKR
6 2.27%
0.44%
12,632,000 LKR - 13,602,999 LKR
2 1.83%
0.15%
13,603,000 LKR - 14,574,999 LKR
3 1.68%
0.22%
14,575,000 LKR - 15,545,999 LKR
3 1.47%
0.22%
15,546,000 LKR - 16,517,999 LKR
1 1.25%
0.07%
16,518,000 LKR - 17,489,999 LKR
0 n/a
17,490,000 LKR - 18,460,999 LKR
0 n/a
18,461,000 LKR - 19,432,999 LKR
3 1.17%
0.22%
19,433,000 LKR - 20,404,999 LKR
0 n/a
20,405,000 LKR - 21,375,999 LKR
0 n/a
21,376,000 LKR - 22,347,999 LKR
0 n/a
22,348,000 LKR - 23,319,999 LKR
1 0.95%
0.07%
23,320,000 LKR - 24,290,999 LKR
1 0.88%
0.07%
24,291,000 LKR - 25,262,999 LKR
2 0.81%
0.15%
25,263,000 LKR - 26,233,999 LKR
1 0.66%
0.07%
26,235,000 LKR - 27,205,999 LKR
0 n/a
27,206,000 LKR - 28,177,999 LKR
1 0.59%
0.07%
28,178,000 LKR - 29,148,999 LKR
1 0.51%
0.07%
High salaries
29,150,000 LKR - 31,092,999 LKR
2 0.44%
0.15%
31,093,000 LKR - 33,035,999 LKR
1 0.29%
0.07%
33,036,000 LKR - 34,978,999 LKR
1 0.22%
0.07%
34,980,000 LKR - 36,922,999 LKR
0 n/a
36,923,000 LKR - 38,865,999 LKR
0 n/a
38,866,000 LKR - 40,808,999 LKR
0 n/a
40,810,000 LKR - 42,752,999 LKR
0 n/a
42,753,000 LKR - 44,695,999 LKR
1 0.15%
0.07%
44,696,000 LKR - 46,638,999 LKR
0 n/a
46,639,000 LKR - 48,582,999 LKR
0 n/a
48,583,000 LKR - 68,015,999 LKR
1 0.07%
0.07%

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Gender / Sri Lanka (Gross LKR)

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# Surveys Average Salary / Year
1 Men 952 2,732,877 LKR
2 Women 316 1,721,578 LKR

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Education / Sri Lanka (Gross LKR)

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# Surveys Average Salary / Year
1 Doctorate Degree 27 4,190,165 LKR
2 Masters Degree 326 3,953,470 LKR
3 Bachelors Degree 750 2,102,661 LKR
4 Some College 135 1,639,570 LKR
5 High School 114 1,490,907 LKR
6 Bellow H. School 13 983,509 LKR

Experience / Sri Lanka (Gross LKR)

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# Surveys Average Salary / Year
1 20+ Years 105 5,701,089 LKR
2 16-20 Years 76 5,334,775 LKR
3 12-16 Years 115 3,954,442 LKR
4 8-12 Years 238 2,738,901 LKR
5 4-8 Years 303 1,947,196 LKR
6 2-4 Years 248 1,497,320 LKR
7 0-1 Year 138 1,228,949 LKR
8 1-2 Years 142 996,140 LKR

Age / Sri Lanka (Gross LKR)

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# Surveys Average Salary / Year
1 56-60 12 8,513,642 LKR
2 51-55 24 5,816,910 LKR
3 46-50 42 5,380,054 LKR
4 41-45 68 4,976,817 LKR
5 36-40 158 3,729,212 LKR
6 31-35 276 2,688,764 LKR
7 n/a 98 2,436,911 LKR
8 61-65 3 2,203,130 LKR
9 14-20 22 1,989,366 LKR
10 26-30 423 1,554,259 LKR
11 21-25 239 1,250,714 LKR

Work Type / Sri Lanka (Gross LKR)

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# Surveys Average Salary / Year
1 Self Employed 28 6,137,556 LKR
2 Permanent 1,113 2,489,574 LKR
3 Contract 195 2,091,390 LKR
4 Part Time 29 1,116,820 LKR

Cities / Sri Lanka (Gross LKR)

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# Surveys Average Salary / Year
1 Colombo 1,194 2,529,607 LKR
2 Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia 21 2,338,190 LKR
3 --Other-- 108 2,176,701 LKR
4 Negombo 33 1,927,958 LKR
5 Moratuwa 9 1,644,623 LKR

Career Groups / Sri Lanka (Gross LKR)

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# Surveys Average Salary / Year
1 Sports & Recreation 1 4,523,637 LKR
2 Management & Business 155 4,343,298 LKR
3 Finance & Banking 104 3,425,861 LKR
4 Salesmen & Saleswomen 9 3,356,874 LKR
5 Media 14 3,328,113 LKR
6 Restaurants, Inns, Pubs 14 3,000,471 LKR
7 Security & Fireguard 2 2,952,860 LKR
8 Aviation & Shipping 14 2,861,718 LKR
9 Logistics, Road, Railway 14 2,690,124 LKR
10 Insurance 9 2,574,303 LKR
11 Construction & Labor Workers 15 2,567,307 LKR
12 IT & Programming 211 2,457,704 LKR
13 Hotels & Tourism 42 2,331,000 LKR
14 Marketing, Sales, Purchase 109 2,252,490 LKR
15 Engineers & Technicians V 11 2,193,608 LKR
16 Human Resources 83 2,186,807 LKR
17 Architect Constructions 14 2,175,535 LKR
18 IT & Programming II 70 2,138,612 LKR
19 Automobile 6 2,033,868 LKR
20 Engineers & Technicians 72 1,992,087 LKR
21 Manufacturing & Labor Workers 27 1,927,958 LKR
22 Accounting & Administration 189 1,912,217 LKR
23 Properties & Real Estates 4 1,855,278 LKR
24 Engineers & Technicians IV 7 1,837,011 LKR
25 Fashion 12 1,763,942 LKR
26 Military 7 1,673,773 LKR
27 Health Care & Medical II 13 1,638,404 LKR
28 Making Design 11 1,589,822 LKR
29 Education & University 39 1,552,704 LKR
30 Law 11 1,544,931 LKR
31 Arts, Culture, Performance 2 1,444,851 LKR
32 Health Care & Medical 17 1,344,382 LKR
33 Organization & Coordination 19 1,318,924 LKR
34 Public Sector 14 1,309,791 LKR
35 Customer Services 21 1,271,119 LKR
36 Engineers & Technicians II 1 1,084,561 LKR
37 Agriculture & Fishing 1 922,295 LKR
38 Engineers & Technicians III 1 656,450 LKR

Careers / Sri Lanka (Gross LKR)

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# Surveys Average Salary / Year
1 CEO 15 8,272,671 LKR
2 Director 18 8,088,446 LKR
3 General Manager 23 7,357,178 LKR
4 Banks 8 6,660,890 LKR
5 Hotel Manager 7 5,873,849 LKR
6 Bank Manager 11 5,655,032 LKR
7 Other Human Resource Career 11 4,188,222 LKR
8 Logistics Manager 8 4,176,173 LKR
9 IT Project Manager 32 3,774,102 LKR
10 Finance Manager 21 3,516,419 LKR
11 Chartered Accountant 29 3,163,903 LKR
12 IT Manager 50 3,132,421 LKR
13 System Analyst 6 3,131,838 LKR
14 Lead Developer 14 3,028,649 LKR
15 Human Resources Manager 38 2,904,860 LKR
16 Certified Management Accountant 10 2,830,237 LKR
17 Marketing Manager 24 2,704,116 LKR
18 Engineering Manager 9 2,678,075 LKR
19 Computer Engineer 7 2,582,659 LKR
20 Financial Analyst 16 2,516,586 LKR
21 Operations Manager 9 2,421,170 LKR
22 Other Engineer Career 10 2,362,676 LKR
23 Senior Accountant 11 2,293,689 LKR
24 Account Manager 8 2,200,798 LKR
25 Manager 19 2,182,726 LKR
26 Software Developer 50 2,088,475 LKR
27 Sales Manager 23 2,056,799 LKR
28 Other Finance Career 15 2,034,840 LKR
29 Other Management Career 18 2,026,289 LKR
30 Lecturer 17 1,963,909 LKR
31 Manufacturing 10 1,888,703 LKR
32 Engineer 37 1,879,181 LKR
33 Other IT Career 11 1,869,270 LKR
34 Civil Engineer 7 1,837,011 LKR
35 Graphic Designer 7 1,802,808 LKR
36 Software Engineer 20 1,786,290 LKR
37 Audit Manager 16 1,785,513 LKR
38 Marketing 8 1,751,505 LKR
39 Doctor 10 1,696,315 LKR
40 Java Developer 10 1,670,469 LKR
41 Other Tourism Career 11 1,597,789 LKR
42 Electrical Engineer 7 1,541,239 LKR
43 Mechanical Engineer 12 1,541,045 LKR
44 .NET Developer 13 1,510,923 LKR
45 Accountant 39 1,480,802 LKR
46 Architect 10 1,415,507 LKR
47 Financial Accountant 7 1,332,527 LKR
48 Other Public Sector Career 10 1,236,139 LKR
49 Assistant Manager 13 1,100,302 LKR
50 IT Coordinator 14 1,048,998 LKR
51 Marketing Executive 16 1,044,529 LKR
52 Fashion Designer 7 965,630 LKR
53 Sales Executives 6 888,481 LKR
54 Human Resource 22 762,554 LKR
55 Human Resource Administrator 7 740,401 LKR
56 Accountant Executive 26 691,624 LKR
57 Teacher 7 630,021 LKR
58 Call Center 9 577,357 LKR

MOST RECENT SALARY SURVEYS

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Senior

Added 03 April 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Colombo Some College 12-16 Years n/a

1,699,036 LKR


Software Engineer

Added 26 March 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Colombo Masters Degree 2-4 Years n/a

3,012,713 LKR


Software Engineer

Added 25 March 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Colombo Bachelors Degree 1-2 Years n/a

903,833 LKR


Hotel Minor Stadf

Added 13 March 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Colombo High School 4-8 Years n/a

361,455 LKR


House Officer

Added 07 March 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Colombo Bachelors Degree 1-2 Years n/a

2,289,608 LKR


Full Stack Developer

Added 04 March 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Colombo Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years n/a

2,048,637 LKR


Executive

Added 27 February 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Colombo Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years n/a

913,744 LKR


Marketing Manager

Added 26 February 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Colombo Masters Degree 4-8 Years n/a

1,686,987 LKR


Software Engineer

Added 23 February 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Colombo High School 2-4 Years n/a

602,426 LKR


Site Engineer

Added 11 February 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Colombo Bachelors Degree 0-1 Year n/a

722,911 LKR


Software Engineer

Added 09 February 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Colombo Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years n/a

1,566,502 LKR


Activity Coordinator

Added 06 February 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Colombo Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years n/a

1,277,337 LKR


Operation Head

Added 05 February 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Colombo Bachelors Degree 12-16 Years n/a

4,017,016 LKR


Business Development Executive

Added 05 February 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Colombo Bellow H. School 2-4 Years n/a

542,183 LKR


Computer Hardware Engineer

Added 03 February 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Colombo Masters Degree 0-1 Year n/a

5,021,319 LKR


Research Executive

Added 03 February 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Colombo Bachelors Degree 1-2 Years n/a

702,895 LKR


Production Engineering

Added 27 January 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Negombo Bachelors Degree 0-1 Year n/a

501,957 LKR


Accountant

Added 25 January 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Colombo Masters Degree 4-8 Years n/a

602,426 LKR


Commercial Manager

Added 13 January 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Colombo Masters Degree 8-12 Years n/a

3,514,865 LKR


Cash Officer

Added 10 January 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
--Other-- Masters Degree 16-20 Years n/a

1,626,745 LKR


Bim Manager

Added 22 December 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Colombo Bachelors Degree 8-12 Years n/a

1,696,315 LKR


Manager Human Resources

Added 20 December 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Colombo Masters Degree 8-12 Years n/a

2,532,716 LKR


Consultant

Added 13 December 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Colombo Bachelors Degree 8-12 Years n/a

11,986,726 LKR


Associate Business Analyst

Added 10 December 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Colombo Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years n/a

706,781 LKR


Finance Executive

Added 04 December 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Colombo Some College 0-1 Year n/a

321,229 LKR


Assistant Manager

Added 03 December 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Colombo Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years n/a

706,781 LKR


Human Resources Traniee

Added 01 December 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Colombo Some College 1-2 Years n/a

256,905 LKR


Network Administrator

Added 01 December 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Colombo High School 4-8 Years n/a

321,229 LKR


Lecturer

Added 23 November 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
--Other-- Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years n/a

1,991,893 LKR


Senior Network Administrator

Added 19 November 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Colombo Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years n/a

1,199,411 LKR


Civil Engineer

Added 15 November 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Colombo Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years n/a

1,053,662 LKR


Electrical Senior Engineer

Added 04 November 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Colombo Bachelors Degree 8-12 Years n/a

1,927,569 LKR


Global Vendor Executive

Added 02 November 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Colombo Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years n/a

488,353 LKR


Fund Administrator

Added 31 October 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Colombo Some College 2-4 Years n/a

584,742 LKR


Consultant

Added 12 October 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Colombo Bachelors Degree 16-20 Years n/a

3,427,027 LKR


Oracle Consultant

Added 11 October 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Colombo Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years n/a

2,248,993 LKR


Software Engineer Ll

Added 11 October 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Colombo Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years n/a

1,092,334 LKR


Chief Executive Officer

Added 10 October 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Negombo Bachelors Degree 12-16 Years n/a

10,709,583 LKR


Software Engineer

Added 10 October 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Colombo Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years n/a

1,542,016 LKR


Manager Network And Security

Added 08 October 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Colombo Bachelors Degree 12-16 Years n/a

4,180,643 LKR


Divisional Administration

Added 06 October 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
--Other-- Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years n/a

770,911 LKR


Head Of Business Development

Added 04 October 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Colombo Bachelors Degree 12-16 Years n/a

7,710,860 LKR


Group Human Resource Manager

Added 02 October 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
--Other-- Bachelors Degree 8-12 Years n/a

1,413,563 LKR


Assistant Manager

Added 29 September 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Colombo Some College 8-12 Years n/a

220,565 LKR


Assistant Director

Added 23 September 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Colombo Bachelors Degree 8-12 Years n/a

1,991,893 LKR


Qa Lead

Added 21 September 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Colombo Bachelors Degree 12-16 Years n/a

3,212,874 LKR


Financial Accountant

Added 21 September 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Colombo Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years n/a

535,381 LKR


Accountant

Added 15 September 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Colombo Bachelors Degree 16-20 Years n/a

2,827,322 LKR


Senior Lecturer

Added 15 September 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
--Other-- Doctorate Degree 8-12 Years n/a

300,824 LKR


Junior Executive

Added 29 August 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Colombo High School 8-12 Years n/a

899,558 LKR

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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