Dubrovnik has the second highest salaries in the whole of the Republic of Croatia. The capital, Zagreb, had the highest salaries in 2016, with the average monthly pay amounting to 6,217 Kuna, or 14 percent higher than the rest of the country.
According to the latest statistics the average net salary in the fourth quarter of last year in Croatia was 5,475 Kunas. The average net salary in Dubrovnik in the fourth quarter of 2016 was almost 6,000 Kuna, or 4 percent more than the average salary in Croatia. In terms of counties, the lowest wages in the last quarter of last year were paid in Pozega-Slavonia County, where the average monthly salary was 17 percent lower than the Croatian average.
Men earn on average 5,776 Kuna, while women an average 5,173 Kuna or 2 percent lower than their male colleagues. The survey also found that university educated people have a 22 percent higher salary than the average and a 51 percent higher salary compared to people with a secondary education.
The highest-paid professions are in the field of technology and development, telecommunications and information technology. Whilst the lowest average monthly salary is paid to the workers in the textile and leather industry and auxiliary occupations and workers in the service sector.