Laos
Laos






Laos

Salaries in Laos

The salary in Laos is $235. The average salary in micro-enterprises with up to 15 employees is $118; in small enterprises with up to 100 employees it’s $212, and $353 in medium-sized companies with over 100 employees. The average salary in large enterprises from 250 people in Laos is $447. In the state-financed organizations in Laos, the average salary is $247.



Average salaries in Laos in 2022, 2021-2018 years

The average monthly salary in Laos in 2018 was $228, in 2019 - $230, in 2020 - $233, in 2021 - $233. The growth of the average salary in Laos since 2018 in dollars is 2%.

2022

Average monthly salary

$235

Large enterprises
$447
Medium enterprises
$353
Small businesses
$212
Microenterprises
$118
Public sector Laos
$247

2021

Average monthly salary

$233

Large enterprises
$442
Medium enterprises
$349
Small businesses
$209
Microenterprises
$116
Public sector Laos
$244

2020

Average monthly salary

$233

Large enterprises
$442
Medium enterprises
$349
Small businesses
$209
Microenterprises
$116
Public sector Laos
$244

2019

Average monthly salary

$230

Large enterprises
$438
Medium enterprises
$345
Small businesses
$207
Microenterprises
$115
Public sector Laos
$242

2018

Average monthly salary

$228

Large enterprises
$433
Medium enterprises
$342
Small businesses
$205
Microenterprises
$114
Public sector Laos
$239

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


Salaries in Laos by field of activity

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

Public administration, court and notary

The average salary in Laos in the state administration, the court and the notary is about $710. The salary of the head of the region is about $2350, the salaries of local government deputies are $800, the average salaries of officials in Laos region are $580. Judges salaries are approximately $1410. The income of a private notary is $2350, and the state one is about $710.

Average monthly salary
$710
Head of the region
$2350
Government deputies
$800
Government officials
$580
Judges
$1410
Private notary
$2350
State notary
$710


The education system

The average salary in the education system in Laos is $160. The salary of a teacher at a school is $190, and the headmaster is $380. A kindergarten teacher in Laos earns about $120, in turn, the head of the kindergarten receives $360. In the higher education system in Laos, salaries are 15-20% higher, a university teacher receives about $330, and a university rector receives $960. The average salary of a college or technical school teacher is $260, and the director is $610.

Average monthly salary
$160
School teacher
$190
Headmaster of the school
$380
University teacher
$330
University rector
$960
College teacher
$260
College director
$610
Kindergarten teacher
$120
Kindergarten head
$360

Medicine

The salary in the field of medicine in Laos is $290. The salary of a general practitioner is $620, a surgeons salary is $420, a nurse receives $220, and the chief doctor at the hospital receives $620.

Average monthly salary
$290
Chief Physician
$620
General Practitioner
$310
Doctor surgeon
$420
Nurse
$220



Law enforcement agencies

The security ministries in Laos 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 Laos is $260. The salary of a Colonel is approximately $620, of a Major is $420, of a Lieutenant or a Warrant officer is $250, and enlisted personnel earns 190.

Average monthly salary
$260
Colonel
$620
Major
$420
Lieutenant, Ensign
$250
Private, petty officer
$190


Public catering

The average salary in the public catering sector in Laos is approximately $210. The salary of a chef in a restaurant or cafe is $290, of a barista is $250, the average salary of a waiter is about $190, and fast food workers salary in Laos is $160.

Average monthly salary
$210
Chef
$290
Barista
$250
Waiter
$190
Fast food worker
$160

Construction industry

The average salary in construction in Laos is about $270. The salary of a civil engineer is $550, of a foreman is $380, the average salary of a house painter is about $250, of a crane operator is $280, and the salary of a construction worker is $210.

Average monthly salary
$270
Civil engineer
$550
Foreman
$380
House painter
$250
Crane operator
$280
Construction worker
$210


IT

The average salary in the field of information technology in Laos is $560. A programmer gets about $360, a web developer about $310, and a system administrator in Laos earns $270.

Average monthly salary
$560
Programmer
$360
Web Developer
$310
System Administrator
$270

Office employees

The volume of the monthly average salary of office employees in various fields of activity in Laos is approximately 250 dollars. A sales manager in Laos receives $260, an office manager - $250, an accountant - $240, and a lawyer salary in Laos is about $270.

Average monthly salary
$250
Sales Manager
$260
Office Manager
$250
Accountant
$240
Lawyer
$270


Trading

The monthly income of store employees in Laos is $160. The salary of the cashier is $150, and the store director is $220.

Average monthly salary
$160
Seller-cashier
$150
Store Directors
$220

Transport

The average salary in the transport industry in Laos is $160. The salary of a driver is 190 dollars, a car mechanic is $180, and the income of a taxi driver in Laos is about $330 per month.

Average monthly salary
$160
Driver
$190
Car mechanic
$180
Taxi driver
$330


Utilities sector

The average salary of employees of the housing and communal services workers in Laos is about $120. The salary of a plumber is $120, of an electrician is $150, and the average salary of a street cleaner is about $110.

Average monthly salary
$120
Plumber
$140
Electrician
$150
Street cleaner
$110