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The salary range of employees working in Papua New Guinea is, by default, in the range of 1,544.00 PGK (low salaries, employees' actual wages may be even lower) to 8,074.00 PGK (high salaries, actual salaries can be even higher).

This is the total monthly salary including bonuses. Salaries can vary significantly within individual job positions. If you are interested in salaries for a specific position, participate in the survey.

Gross monthly salary in Papua New Guinea is
3,000
4,000
5,000
6,000
7,000
8,000
 
10% 1,544 PGK
90% 8,074 PGK
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Salary ranges

Distribution of employees in Papua New Guinea into wage bands in PGK.

Salaries by age group

Average salary and range in Papua New Guinea by age in PGK.

2,000
4,000
6,000
8,000
10,000
<24
2,000
4,000
6,000
8,000
10,000
 
 
Average 2,678
median 2,297
10% 1,003
25% 1,511
75% 3,410
90% 4,802
25-34
2,000
4,000
6,000
8,000
10,000
 
 
Average 4,077
median 3,187
10% 931
25% 1,778
75% 5,339
90% 8,234
35-44
2,000
4,000
6,000
8,000
10,000
 
 
Average 4,972
median 3,724
10% 860
25% 1,917
75% 6,561
90% 10,475
45-54
2,000
4,000
6,000
8,000
10,000
 
 
Average 4,594
median 3,287
10% 700
25% 1,543
75% 6,098
90% 10,072
55+
2,000
4,000
6,000
8,000
10,000
 
 
Average 3,974
median 3,027
10% 772
25% 1,609
75% 5,230
90% 8,241

Salaries by gender

Comparison of the average salary of men and women in Papua New Guinea (PGK).

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Men
4,892 PGK
3,938 PGK
Woman icon
Women
In general, in Papua New Guinea, men earn 24.2% more than women.

Salaries in selected countries

Total average salary in randomly selected countries.

BulgariaBulgaria

4,051 PGK (net)

LatviaLatvia

4,947 PGK (net)

Bosnia and HerzegovinaBosnia and Herzegovina

2,716 PGK (net)

CroatiaCroatia

3,960 PGK (net)

The newest profiles in the salary survey

List of recent respondents whose data are used in further salary survey calculations.

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Journalist
Journalism, Printing Arts & Media
Age group
25-34
Work experience:
3 to 5 years
Region
Papua New Guinea
Education:
University education (Bachelor's degree)
Gross monthly salary
626 USD
Gross monthly salary
2,250 PGK
Anually salary
7,512 USD
Anually salary
27,000 PGK
ClockPosted: 2021-10-20 01:00:02
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Geographic Information Systems Engineer
Technology, Development
Age group
35-44
Work experience:
over 10 years
Region
Papua New Guinea
Education:
University education (Bachelor's degree)
Gross monthly salary
1,918 USD
Gross monthly salary
6,888 PGK
Anually salary
23,016 USD
Anually salary
82,656 PGK
ClockPosted: 2021-10-13 12:04:39
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Optometrist
Medicine & Social Care
Age group
25-34
Work experience:
3 to 5 years
Region
Papua New Guinea
Education:
Follow-up/Higher Professional Education
Gross monthly salary
696 USD
Gross monthly salary
2,500 PGK
Anually salary
8,352 USD
Anually salary
30,000 PGK
ClockPosted: 2021-10-12 09:58:48
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Chief Accountant
Economy, Finance, Accountancy
Age group
35-44
Work experience:
3 to 5 years
Region
Papua New Guinea
Education:
University education (Bachelor's degree)
Gross monthly salary
4,408 USD
Gross monthly salary
15,833 PGK
Anually salary
52,896 USD
Anually salary
189,996 PGK
ClockPosted: 2021-10-12 08:56:10
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Administrative officer
Law & Legislation
Age group
35-44
Work experience:
6 to 10 years
Region
Papua New Guinea
Education:
University education (Bachelor's degree)
Gross monthly salary
1,333 USD
Gross monthly salary
4,787 PGK
Anually salary
15,996 USD
Anually salary
57,444 PGK
ClockPosted: 2021-10-12 05:46:50
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Purchasing Manager
Management
Age group
25-34
Work experience:
6 to 10 years
Region
Papua New Guinea
Education:
University education (Bachelor's degree)
Gross monthly salary
835 USD
Gross monthly salary
3,000 PGK
Anually salary
10,020 USD
Anually salary
36,000 PGK
ClockPosted: 2021-10-11 23:54:35
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Health and Safety Officer
Security & Protection
Age group
35-44
Work experience:
1 to 2 years
Region
Papua New Guinea
Education:
Primary education
Gross monthly salary
234 USD
Gross monthly salary
840 PGK
Anually salary
2,808 USD
Anually salary
10,080 PGK
ClockPosted: 2021-10-11 09:22:28
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Construction worker
Construction & Real Estate
Age group
Work experience:
1 to 2 years
Region
Papua New Guinea
Education:
Follow-up/Higher Professional Education
Gross monthly salary
1,808 USD
Gross monthly salary
6,495 PGK
Anually salary
21,696 USD
Anually salary
77,940 PGK
ClockPosted: 2021-10-06 11:24:01
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Retail Store Manager
Commerce
Age group
25-34
Work experience:
3 to 5 years
Region
Papua New Guinea
Education:
University education (Bachelor's degree)
Gross monthly salary
1,451 USD
Gross monthly salary
5,212 PGK
Anually salary
17,412 USD
Anually salary
62,544 PGK
ClockPosted: 2021-10-05 15:26:00
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HR Assistant
Human Resources
Age group
25-34
Work experience:
1 to 2 years
Region
Papua New Guinea
Education:
University education (Bachelor's degree)
Gross monthly salary
418 USD
Gross monthly salary
1,500 PGK
Anually salary
5,016 USD
Anually salary
18,000 PGK
ClockPosted: 2021-09-21 03:33:09