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The salary range of employees working in Costa Rica is, by default, in the range of 356,127.00 CRC (low salaries, employees' actual wages may be even lower) to 1,244,933.00 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% 356K CRC
90% 1.2M CRC
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Salary ranges

Distribution of employees in Costa Rica into salary brackets 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 531K
median 482K
10% 262K
25% 352K
75% 655K
90% 858K
25-34
400K
600K
800K
1.0M
1.2M
1.4M
1.6M
 
 
Average 736K
median 646K
10% 308K
25% 443K
75% 928K
90% 1.3M
35-44
400K
600K
800K
1.0M
1.2M
1.4M
1.6M
 
 
Average 867K
median 735K
10% 306K
25% 473K
75% 1.1M
90% 1.6M
45-54
400K
600K
800K
1.0M
1.2M
1.4M
1.6M
 
 
Average 807K
median 684K
10% 285K
25% 440K
75% 1.0M
90% 1.5M
55+
400K
600K
800K
1.0M
1.2M
1.4M
1.6M
 
 
Average 722K
median 627K
10% 286K
25% 421K
75% 915K
90% 1.3M

Salaries by gender

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

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Men
843,618 CRC
659,719 CRC
Woman icon
Women
In general, in Costa Rica, men earn 27.9% more than women.

The newest profiles in the salary survey

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

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Systems Administrator
Information Technology
Age group
35-44
Work experience:
1 to 2 years
Region
Uruca
Education:
University education (Bachelor's degree)
Gross monthly salary
2,071 USD
Gross monthly salary
1,350,000 CRC
Anually salary
24,852 USD
Anually salary
16,200,000 CRC
ClockPosted: 2022-05-26 18:57:27
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Assistant
Administration
Age group
Work experience:
3 to 5 years
Region
Heredia
Education:
University education (Bachelor's degree)
Gross monthly salary
1,419 USD
Gross monthly salary
925,000 CRC
Anually salary
17,028 USD
Anually salary
11,100,000 CRC
ClockPosted: 2022-05-15 01:53:13
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Administrative Worker
Administration
Age group
<24
Work experience:
less than a year
Region
Heredia
Education:
University education (Bachelor's degree)
Gross monthly salary
905 USD
Gross monthly salary
590,000 CRC
Anually salary
10,860 USD
Anually salary
7,080,000 CRC
ClockPosted: 2022-05-11 17:37:32
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Process Engineer
Car Industry
Age group
<24
Work experience:
1 to 2 years
Region
Alajuela
Education:
University education (Bachelor's degree)
Gross monthly salary
1,534 USD
Gross monthly salary
1,000,000 CRC
Anually salary
18,408 USD
Anually salary
12,000,000 CRC
ClockPosted: 2022-04-29 16:52:48
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Refuse Collector
Service Industries
Age group
Work experience:
less than a year
Region
San José
Education:
University education (Bachelor's degree)
Gross monthly salary
614 USD
Gross monthly salary
400,000 CRC
Anually salary
7,368 USD
Anually salary
4,800,000 CRC
ClockPosted: 2022-04-21 22:32:29
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Call Centre Manager
Management
Age group
25-34
Work experience:
1 to 2 years
Region
Heredia
Education:
Secondary with school-leaving examination
Gross monthly salary
2,078 USD
Gross monthly salary
1,354,170 CRC
Anually salary
24,936 USD
Anually salary
16,250,040 CRC
ClockPosted: 2022-04-20 17:50:05
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Head Pharmacist
Pharmaceutical Industry
Age group
35-44
Work experience:
over 10 years
Region
Lagunilla
Education:
University education (Bachelor's degree)
Gross monthly salary
614 USD
Gross monthly salary
400,000 CRC
Anually salary
7,368 USD
Anually salary
4,800,000 CRC
ClockPosted: 2022-04-20 05:02:47
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Account Manager
Banking
Age group
Work experience:
less than a year
Region
Escazu
Education:
University education (Bachelor's degree)
Gross monthly salary
1,761 USD
Gross monthly salary
1,147,660 CRC
Anually salary
21,132 USD
Anually salary
13,771,920 CRC
ClockPosted: 2022-04-12 19:55:42
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Business Analyst
Commerce
Age group
25-34
Work experience:
3 to 5 years
Region
Santa Ana
Education:
University education (Bachelor's degree)
Gross monthly salary
2,762 USD
Gross monthly salary
1,800,000 CRC
Anually salary
33,144 USD
Anually salary
21,600,000 CRC
ClockPosted: 2022-04-05 21:18:36
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Construction worker
Construction & Real Estate
Age group
35-44
Work experience:
1 to 2 years
Region
Puntarenas
Education:
Secondary with school-leaving examination
Gross monthly salary
537 USD
Gross monthly salary
350,001 CRC
Anually salary
6,444 USD
Anually salary
4,200,012 CRC
ClockPosted: 2022-04-01 04:22:35

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