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The salary range of employees working in Papua New Guinea is, by default, in the range from 1,644.00 PGK (low salaries, employees' actual wages may be even lower) to 7,698.00 PGK (high salaries, actual salaries can be even higher).

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

Average gross monthly salary in Papua New Guinea is
3,000
4,000
5,000
6,000
7,000
 
10% 1,644 PGK
90% 7,698 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
3,000
4,000
5,000
6,000
7,000
8,000
9,000
<24
2,000
3,000
4,000
5,000
6,000
7,000
8,000
9,000
 
 
Average 2,795
median 2,455
10% 1,173
25% 1,683
75% 3,522
90% 4,825
25-34
2,000
3,000
4,000
5,000
6,000
7,000
8,000
9,000
 
 
Average 4,114
median 3,372
10% 1,224
25% 2,047
75% 5,325
90% 7,864
35-44
2,000
3,000
4,000
5,000
6,000
7,000
8,000
9,000
 
 
Average 4,754
median 3,772
10% 1,186
25% 2,163
75% 6,205
90% 9,444
45-54
2,000
3,000
4,000
5,000
6,000
7,000
8,000
9,000
 
 
Average 4,402
median 3,377
10% 896
25% 1,820
75% 5,785
90% 9,061
55+
2,000
3,000
4,000
5,000
6,000
7,000
8,000
9,000
 
 
Average 4,011
median 3,207
10% 1,044
25% 1,864
75% 5,227
90% 7,901

Salaries by gender

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

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Men
4,672 PGK
4,018 PGK
Woman icon
Women
In general, in Papua New Guinea, men earn 16.3% more than women.

Salaries in selected countries

Total average salary in randomly selected countries.

SloveniaSlovenia

8,285 PGK (gross)

SerbiaSerbia

2,856 PGK (net)

EstoniaEstonia

6,620 PGK (net)

LithuaniaLithuania

5,597 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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Pharmacist
Pharmaceutical Industry
Age group
25-34
Work experience:
6 to 10 years
Region
Papua New Guinea
Education:
University education (Bachelor's degree)
Gross monthly salary
493 USD
Gross monthly salary
1,800 PGK
Anually salary
5,916 USD
Anually salary
21,600 PGK
ClockPosted: 2021-01-25 08:14:18
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Radiographer
Medicine & Social Care
Age group
25-34
Work experience:
3 to 5 years
Region
Papua New Guinea
Education:
University education (Bachelor's degree)
Gross monthly salary
439 USD
Gross monthly salary
1,600 PGK
Anually salary
5,268 USD
Anually salary
19,200 PGK
ClockPosted: 2021-01-21 10:45:48
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Shelf Stacker/Merchandiser
Commerce
Age group
35-44
Work experience:
6 to 10 years
Region
Papua New Guinea
Education:
Secondary with school-leaving examination
Gross monthly salary
295 USD
Gross monthly salary
1,078 PGK
Anually salary
3,540 USD
Anually salary
12,936 PGK
ClockPosted: 2021-01-19 03:06:15
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Medical Laboratory Technician
Medicine & Social Care
Age group
<24
Work experience:
1 to 2 years
Region
Papua New Guinea
Education:
University education (Bachelor's degree)
Gross monthly salary
439 USD
Gross monthly salary
1,600 PGK
Anually salary
5,268 USD
Anually salary
19,200 PGK
ClockPosted: 2021-01-17 11:59:08
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Journalist
Journalism, Printing Arts & Media
Age group
25-34
Work experience:
1 to 2 years
Region
Papua New Guinea
Education:
University education (Bachelor's degree)
Gross monthly salary
437 USD
Gross monthly salary
1,593 PGK
Anually salary
5,244 USD
Anually salary
19,116 PGK
ClockPosted: 2021-01-15 03:16:22
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Accounting Clerk
Insurance
Age group
25-34
Work experience:
3 to 5 years
Region
Papua New Guinea
Education:
Secondary with school-leaving examination
Gross monthly salary
416 USD
Gross monthly salary
1,519 PGK
Anually salary
4,992 USD
Anually salary
18,228 PGK
ClockPosted: 2021-01-14 05:04:13
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Accommodation Manager
Tourism, Gastronomy, Hotel Business
Age group
35-44
Work experience:
over 10 years
Region
Papua New Guinea
Education:
Secondary without school-leaving examination
Gross monthly salary
334 USD
Gross monthly salary
1,217 PGK
Anually salary
4,008 USD
Anually salary
14,604 PGK
ClockPosted: 2021-01-11 06:22:17
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Lawyer
Law & Legislation
Age group
25-34
Work experience:
3 to 5 years
Region
Papua New Guinea
Education:
University education (Bachelor's degree)
Gross monthly salary
1,485 USD
Gross monthly salary
5,417 PGK
Anually salary
17,820 USD
Anually salary
65,004 PGK
ClockPosted: 2021-01-05 03:35:51
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Health and Safety Officer
Security & Protection
Age group
25-34
Work experience:
less than a year
Region
Papua New Guinea
Education:
University education (Bachelor's degree)
Gross monthly salary
548 USD
Gross monthly salary
2,000 PGK
Anually salary
6,576 USD
Anually salary
24,000 PGK
ClockPosted: 2020-12-27 15:56:36
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Chef
Tourism, Gastronomy, Hotel Business
Age group
35-44
Work experience:
less than a year
Region
Papua New Guinea
Education:
University education (Bachelor's degree)
Gross monthly salary
2,620 USD
Gross monthly salary
9,557 PGK
Anually salary
31,440 USD
Anually salary
114,684 PGK
ClockPosted: 2020-12-22 21:25:46