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The salary range for people working in Costa Rica is typically from 611 USD (minimum salary) to 1,945 USD (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 USD)
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Administration

862
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Agriculture, Food Industry

806
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Arts & Culture

902
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Banking

1,258
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Car Industry

1,038
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Chemical Industry

1,055
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Commerce

1,030
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Construction & Real Estate

1,126
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Customer Support

903
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Economy, Finance, Accountancy

1,160
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Education, Science & Research

951
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Electrical & Power Engineering

1,099
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General labour

780
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Human Resources

1,201
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Information Technology

1,795
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Insurance

1,090
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Journalism, Printing Arts & Media

944
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Law & Legislation

1,336
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Leasing

1,538
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Management

1,646
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Marketing, Advertising, PR

1,217
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Mechanical Engineering

1,044
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Medicine & Social Care

933
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Mining, Metallurgy

1,115
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Pharmaceutical Industry

1,188
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Production

959
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Public Administration, Self-governance

1,082
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Quality Management

1,190
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Security & Protection

921
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Service Industries

784
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Technology, Development

1,441
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Telecommunications

1,267
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Textile, Leather, Apparel Industry

661
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Top Management

2,556
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Tourism, Gastronomy, Hotel Business

791
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Translating, interpreting

1,024
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Transport, Haulage, Logistics

889
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Water Management, Forestry, Environment

1,012
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Wood Processing Industry

868