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Salaries range for person working in Costa Rica is typically from 339,144 CRC (minimum salary) to 1,160,115 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 brutto monthly salary by survey (in CRC)
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Administration

524,300
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Agriculture, Food Industry

481,571
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Arts & Culture

539,333
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Banking

768,697
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Car Industry

616,422
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Chemical Industry

630,407
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Commerce

633,176
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Construction & Real Estate

691,804
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Customer Support

538,438
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Economy, Finance, Accountancy

715,759
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Education, Science & Research

577,009
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Electrical & Power Engineering

677,089
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General labour

466,067
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Human Resources

724,038
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Information Technology

1,032,440
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Insurance

651,750
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Journalism, Printing Arts & Media

567,807
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Law & Legislation

799,189
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Leasing

919,099
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Management

953,055
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Marketing, Advertising, PR

702,252
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Mechanical Engineering

623,911
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Medicine & Social Care

555,083
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Mining, Metallurgy

666,456
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Pharmaceutical Industry

708,599
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Production

573,363
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Public Administration, Self-governance

657,162
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Quality Management

709,688
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Security & Protection

548,242
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Service Industries

479,287
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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

1,527,270
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Tourism, Gastronomy, Hotel Business

476,814
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Translating, interpreting

611,845
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Transport, Haulage, Logistics

540,494
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Water Management, Forestry, Environment

605,119
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Wood Processing Industry

518,741