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The salary range for people working in Iceland is typically from 359,600 ISK (minimum salary) to 1,076,566 ISK (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 ISK)
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Administration

508,693
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Agriculture, Food Industry

474,872
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Arts & Culture

531,830
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Banking

749,638
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Car Industry

607,847
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Chemical Industry

621,637
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Commerce

597,381
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Construction & Real Estate

666,054
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Customer Support

534,807
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Economy, Finance, Accountancy

679,098
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Education, Science & Research

560,226
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Electrical & Power Engineering

645,852
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General labour

458,483
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Human Resources

709,890
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Information Technology

940,549
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Insurance

642,683
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Journalism, Printing Arts & Media

562,591
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Law & Legislation

770,702
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Leasing

906,314
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Management

962,409
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Marketing, Advertising, PR

691,761
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Mechanical Engineering

615,232
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Medicine & Social Care

543,162
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Mining, Metallurgy

657,185
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Pharmaceutical Industry

705,609
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Production

565,387
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Public Administration, Self-governance

639,870
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Quality Management

709,328
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Security & Protection

537,163
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Service Industries

463,393
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Technology, Development

849,438
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Telecommunications

746,956
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Textile, Leather, Apparel Industry

389,774
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Top Management

1,445,180
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Tourism, Gastronomy, Hotel Business

469,555
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Translating, interpreting

603,334
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Transport, Haulage, Logistics

527,080
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Water Management, Forestry, Environment

596,702
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Wood Processing Industry

511,525