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Iceland






Iceland

Salaries in Iceland

The salary in Iceland is $3551. The average salary in micro-enterprises with up to 15 employees is $1776; in small enterprises with up to 100 employees it’s $3196, and $5327 in medium-sized companies with over 100 employees. The average salary in large enterprises from 250 people in Iceland is $6747. In the state-financed organizations in Iceland, the average salary is $3729.



Average salaries in Iceland in 2022, 2021-2018 years

The average monthly salary in Iceland in 2018 was $3446, in 2019 - $3480, in 2020 - $3515, in 2021 - $3515. The growth of the average salary in Iceland since 2018 in dollars is 2%.

2022

Average monthly salary

$3551

Large enterprises
$6747
Medium enterprises
$5327
Small businesses
$3196
Microenterprises
$1776
Public sector Iceland
$3729

2021

Average monthly salary

$3515

Large enterprises
$6679
Medium enterprises
$5273
Small businesses
$3164
Microenterprises
$1758
Public sector Iceland
$3691

2020

Average monthly salary

$3515

Large enterprises
$6679
Medium enterprises
$5273
Small businesses
$3164
Microenterprises
$1758
Public sector Iceland
$3691

2019

Average monthly salary

$3480

Large enterprises
$6613
Medium enterprises
$5221
Small businesses
$3132
Microenterprises
$1740
Public sector Iceland
$3654

2018

Average monthly salary

$3446

Large enterprises
$6547
Medium enterprises
$5168
Small businesses
$3101
Microenterprises
$1723
Public sector Iceland
$3618

Salaries are net per month, after all taxes and fees have been deducted.


Salaries in Iceland by field of activity

We calculate the average salary in Iceland by field of activity based on the main areas of employment in a particular city or country. The main areas of activity in Iceland so far are:

Public administration, court and notary

The average salary in Iceland in the state administration, the court and the notary is about $10650. The salary of the head of the region is about $35510, the salaries of local government deputies are $12070, the average salaries of officials in Iceland region are $8700. Judges salaries are approximately $21310. The income of a private notary is $35510, and the state one is about $10650.

Average monthly salary
$10650
Head of the region
$35510
Government deputies
$12070
Government officials
$8700
Judges
$21310
Private notary
$35510
State notary
$10650


The education system

The average salary in the education system in Iceland is $2490. The salary of a teacher at a school is $2840, and the headmaster is $5680. A kindergarten teacher in Iceland earns about $1780, in turn, the head of the kindergarten receives $5500. In the higher education system in Iceland, salaries are 15-20% higher, a university teacher receives about $4970, and a university rector receives $14560. The average salary of a college or technical school teacher is $3910, and the director is $9230.

Average monthly salary
$2490
School teacher
$2840
Headmaster of the school
$5680
University teacher
$4970
University rector
$14560
College teacher
$3910
College director
$9230
Kindergarten teacher
$1780
Kindergarten head
$5500

Medicine

The salary in the field of medicine in Iceland is $4440. The salary of a general practitioner is $9410, a surgeons salary is $6390, a nurse receives $3370, and the chief doctor at the hospital receives $9410.

Average monthly salary
$4440
Chief Physician
$9410
General Practitioner
$4620
Doctor surgeon
$6390
Nurse
$3370



Law enforcement agencies

The security ministries in Iceland include law enforcement agencies, the military, bailiffs, etc.; Their allowance depends, as a rule, on the rank and position. The average salary of security forces in Iceland is $3910. The salary of a Colonel is approximately $9410, of a Major is $6390, of a Lieutenant or a Warrant officer is $3730, and enlisted personnel earns 2840.

Average monthly salary
$3910
Colonel
$9410
Major
$6390
Lieutenant, Ensign
$3730
Private, petty officer
$2840


Public catering

The average salary in the public catering sector in Iceland is approximately $3200. The salary of a chef in a restaurant or cafe is $4440, of a barista is $3730, the average salary of a waiter is about $2840, and fast food workers salary in Iceland is $2490.

Average monthly salary
$3200
Chef
$4440
Barista
$3730
Waiter
$2840
Fast food worker
$2490

Construction industry

The average salary in construction in Iceland is about $4080. The salary of a civil engineer is $8340, of a foreman is $5680, the average salary of a house painter is about $3730, of a crane operator is $4260, and the salary of a construction worker is $3200.

Average monthly salary
$4080
Civil engineer
$8340
Foreman
$5680
House painter
$3730
Crane operator
$4260
Construction worker
$3200


IT

The average salary in the field of information technology in Iceland is $8520. A programmer gets about $5500, a web developer about $4620, and a system administrator in Iceland earns $4080.

Average monthly salary
$8520
Programmer
$5500
Web Developer
$4620
System Administrator
$4080

Office employees

The volume of the monthly average salary of office employees in various fields of activity in Iceland is approximately 3760 dollars. A sales manager in Iceland receives $3910, an office manager - $3730, an accountant - $3550, and a lawyer salary in Iceland is about $4080.

Average monthly salary
$3760
Sales Manager
$3910
Office Manager
$3730
Accountant
$3550
Lawyer
$4080


Trading

The monthly income of store employees in Iceland is $2490. The salary of the cashier is $2310, and the store director is $3370.

Average monthly salary
$2490
Seller-cashier
$2310
Store Directors
$3370

Transport

The average salary in the transport industry in Iceland is $2490. The salary of a driver is 2840 dollars, a car mechanic is $2660, and the income of a taxi driver in Iceland is about $4970 per month.

Average monthly salary
$2490
Driver
$2840
Car mechanic
$2660
Taxi driver
$4970


Utilities sector

The average salary of employees of the housing and communal services workers in Iceland is about $1780. The salary of a plumber is $1780, of an electrician is $2310, and the average salary of a street cleaner is about $1600.

Average monthly salary
$1780
Plumber
$2130
Electrician
$2310
Street cleaner
$1600