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The salary range for people working in Sri Lanka is typically from 24,921 LKR (minimum salary) to 91,235 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

40,979
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Agriculture, Food Industry

38,047
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Arts & Culture

41,819
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Banking

61,808
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Car Industry

47,845
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Chemical Industry

48,825
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Commerce

47,551
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Construction & Real Estate

54,312
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Customer Support

41,256
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Economy, Finance, Accountancy

56,073
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Education, Science & Research

43,351
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Electrical & Power Engineering

53,347
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General labour

35,821
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Human Resources

55,077
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Information Technology

77,552
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Insurance

51,394
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Journalism, Printing Arts & Media

43,442
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Law & Legislation

60,656
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Leasing

69,949
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Management

74,121
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Marketing, Advertising, PR

54,726
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Mechanical Engineering

48,351
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Medicine & Social Care

43,036
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Mining, Metallurgy

50,872
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Pharmaceutical Industry

54,918
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Production

45,397
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Public Administration, Self-governance

50,480
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Quality Management

55,993
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Security & Protection

42,153
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Service Industries

36,686
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Technology, Development

65,770
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Telecommunications

57,611
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Textile, Leather, Apparel Industry

30,537
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Top Management

114,824
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Tourism, Gastronomy, Hotel Business

37,526
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Translating, interpreting

48,371
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Transport, Haulage, Logistics

42,491
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Water Management, Forestry, Environment

46,282
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Wood Processing Industry

39,869