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The salary range of employees working in Costa Rica is, by default, in the range of 341,609.00 CRC (low salaries, employees' actual wages may be even lower) to 1,241,327.00 CRC (high salaries, actual salaries can be even higher).

This is the total monthly salary including bonuses. Salaries can vary significantly within individual job positions. If you are interested in salaries for a specific position, participate in the survey.

Gross monthly salary in Costa Rica is
400K
600K
800K
1.0M
1.2M
 
10% 342K CRC
90% 1.2M CRC
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Salary ranges

Distribution of employees in Costa Rica into wage bands in CRC.

Salaries by age group

Average salary and range in Costa Rica by age in CRC.

400K
600K
800K
1.0M
1.2M
1.4M
1.6M
<24
400K
600K
800K
1.0M
1.2M
1.4M
1.6M
 
 
Average 514K
median 465K
10% 249K
25% 337K
75% 637K
90% 839K
25-34
400K
600K
800K
1.0M
1.2M
1.4M
1.6M
 
 
Average 715K
median 618K
10% 278K
25% 412K
75% 907K
90% 1.3M
35-44
400K
600K
800K
1.0M
1.2M
1.4M
1.6M
 
 
Average 837K
median 700K
10% 277K
25% 441K
75% 1.1M
90% 1.6M
45-54
400K
600K
800K
1.0M
1.2M
1.4M
1.6M
 
 
Average 785K
median 648K
10% 243K
25% 399K
75% 1.0M
90% 1.5M
55+
400K
600K
800K
1.0M
1.2M
1.4M
1.6M
 
 
Average 701K
median 597K
10% 254K
25% 388K
75% 895K
90% 1.3M

Salaries by gender

Comparison of the average salary of men and women in Costa Rica (CRC).

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Men
837,011 CRC
647,872 CRC
Woman icon
Women
In general, in Costa Rica, men earn 29.2% more than women.

The newest profiles in the salary survey

List of recent respondents whose data are used in further salary survey calculations.

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Python Programmer
Information Technology
Age group
Work experience:
3 to 5 years
Region
San Jose
Education:
University education (Bachelor's degree)
Gross monthly salary
5,046 USD
Gross monthly salary
3,142,430 CRC
Anually salary
60,552 USD
Anually salary
37,709,160 CRC
ClockPosted: 2021-10-20 11:30:05
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IT tester - automated tests
Information Technology
Age group
Work experience:
3 to 5 years
Region
Tres Rios
Education:
University education (Bachelor's degree)
Gross monthly salary
3,212 USD
Gross monthly salary
2,000,000 CRC
Anually salary
38,544 USD
Anually salary
24,000,000 CRC
ClockPosted: 2021-10-19 20:13:38
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CRM specialist
Marketing, Advertising, PR
Age group
25-34
Work experience:
3 to 5 years
Region
Santa Ana
Education:
University education (Bachelor's degree)
Gross monthly salary
1,445 USD
Gross monthly salary
900,000 CRC
Anually salary
17,340 USD
Anually salary
10,800,000 CRC
ClockPosted: 2021-10-18 21:15:40
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Technical Support Specialist
Customer Support
Age group
Work experience:
1 to 2 years
Region
Heredia
Education:
Primary education
Gross monthly salary
2,296 USD
Gross monthly salary
1,430,000 CRC
Anually salary
27,552 USD
Anually salary
17,160,000 CRC
ClockPosted: 2021-10-17 10:09:38
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Designer
Arts & Culture
Age group
25-34
Work experience:
1 to 2 years
Region
San Jose
Education:
University education (Bachelor's degree)
Gross monthly salary
1,606 USD
Gross monthly salary
1,000,000 CRC
Anually salary
19,272 USD
Anually salary
12,000,000 CRC
ClockPosted: 2021-10-09 03:10:04
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IT Security Specialist
Information Technology
Age group
25-34
Work experience:
3 to 5 years
Region
San Jose
Education:
University education (Bachelor's degree)
Gross monthly salary
1,906 USD
Gross monthly salary
1,187,200 CRC
Anually salary
22,872 USD
Anually salary
14,246,400 CRC
ClockPosted: 2021-10-04 08:04:16
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Cloud Engineer
Information Technology
Age group
<24
Work experience:
1 to 2 years
Region
Heredia
Education:
Secondary with school-leaving examination
Gross monthly salary
1,183 USD
Gross monthly salary
736,667 CRC
Anually salary
14,196 USD
Anually salary
8,840,004 CRC
ClockPosted: 2021-09-30 06:09:20
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HR Coordinator
Human Resources
Age group
25-34
Work experience:
less than a year
Region
Heredia
Education:
University education (Bachelor's degree)
Gross monthly salary
923 USD
Gross monthly salary
575,000 CRC
Anually salary
11,076 USD
Anually salary
6,900,000 CRC
ClockPosted: 2021-09-04 00:59:45
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IT Director
Top Management
Age group
35-44
Work experience:
3 to 5 years
Region
Cartago
Education:
University education (Master's degree)
Gross monthly salary
10,438 USD
Gross monthly salary
6,500,000 CRC
Anually salary
125,256 USD
Anually salary
78,000,000 CRC
ClockPosted: 2021-08-23 20:08:12
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Restaurant manager
Management
Age group
25-34
Work experience:
6 to 10 years
Region
Playas del Coco
Education:
University education (Bachelor's degree)
Gross monthly salary
1,153 USD
Gross monthly salary
717,843 CRC
Anually salary
13,836 USD
Anually salary
8,614,116 CRC
ClockPosted: 2021-08-07 20:43:36

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