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The salary range for people working in Sri Lanka is typically from 24,390 LKR (minimum salary) to 101,366 LKR (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 LKR)
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Administration

40,897
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Agriculture, Food Industry

37,542
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Arts & Culture

41,277
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Banking

62,425
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Car Industry

47,264
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Chemical Industry

48,284
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Commerce

47,420
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Construction & Real Estate

53,696
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Customer Support

41,630
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Economy, Finance, Accountancy

56,132
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Education, Science & Research

42,131
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Electrical & Power Engineering

53,033
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General labour

35,737
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Human Resources

55,673
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Information Technology

77,630
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Insurance

50,734
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Journalism, Printing Arts & Media

43,152
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Law & Legislation

60,488
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Leasing

70,528
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Management

75,023
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Marketing, Advertising, PR

54,329
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Mechanical Engineering

48,737
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Medicine & Social Care

45,345
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Mining, Metallurgy

51,172
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Pharmaceutical Industry

55,467
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Production

43,811
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Public Administration, Self-governance

49,753
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Quality Management

55,524
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Security & Protection

42,908
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Service Industries

35,962
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Technology, Development

66,477
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Telecommunications

58,570
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Textile, Leather, Apparel Industry

30,246
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Top Management

112,109
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Tourism, Gastronomy, Hotel Business

37,298
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Translating, interpreting

47,040
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Transport, Haulage, Logistics

42,835
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Water Management, Forestry, Environment

46,508
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Wood Processing Industry

39,869