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The salary range for people working in Costa Rica is typically from 365,371 CRC (minimum salary) to 1,162,428 CRC (highest average, actual maximum salary is higher).

This is the total monthly salary including bonuses. Salaries vary drastically among different job categories. If you are interested in the salary of a particular category, see below for salaries for specific categories.

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Working areas
Average gross monthly salary by survey (in CRC)
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Administration

515,183
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Agriculture, Food Industry

481,571
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Arts & Culture

539,333
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Banking

751,711
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Car Industry

620,535
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Chemical Industry

630,407
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Commerce

615,955
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Construction & Real Estate

673,201
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Customer Support

539,833
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Economy, Finance, Accountancy

693,343
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Education, Science & Research

568,774
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Electrical & Power Engineering

657,176
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General labour

466,067
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Human Resources

717,990
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Information Technology

1,073,100
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Insurance

651,750
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Journalism, Printing Arts & Media

564,461
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Law & Legislation

798,509
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Leasing

919,099
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Management

984,203
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Marketing, Advertising, PR

727,347
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Mechanical Engineering

623,911
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Medicine & Social Care

557,463
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Mining, Metallurgy

666,456
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Pharmaceutical Industry

710,420
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Production

573,363
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Public Administration, Self-governance

646,587
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Quality Management

711,603
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Security & Protection

550,353
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Service Industries

468,865
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Technology, Development

861,421
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Telecommunications

757,493
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Textile, Leather, Apparel Industry

395,272
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Top Management

1,528,060
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Tourism, Gastronomy, Hotel Business

472,753
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Translating, interpreting

611,845
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Transport, Haulage, Logistics

531,355
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Water Management, Forestry, Environment

605,119
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Wood Processing Industry

518,741