Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka






Sri Lanka

Salaries in Sri Lanka

The salary in Sri Lanka is $285. The average salary in micro-enterprises with up to 15 employees is $171; in small enterprises with up to 100 employees it’s $257, and $314 in medium-sized companies with over 100 employees. The average salary in large enterprises from 250 people in Sri Lanka is $399. In the state-financed organizations in Sri Lanka, the average salary is $228.





Average salaries in Sri Lanka in 2022 and 2021

Average salary in Sri Lanka in 2021 , it was $276, and in 2022 - $285. Average salary growth in Sri Lanka for the year was 3%.

2022
2021
Average monthly salary
$285
$276
Large enterprises
$399
$387
Medium enterprises
$314
$304
Small businesses
$257
$249
Microenterprises
$171
$166
Public sector
$228
$221


Salaries in Sri Lanka by field of activity

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

Public administration, court and notary

The average salary in Sri Lanka in the state administration, the court and the notary is about $941. The salary of the head of the region is about $3 135, the salaries of local government deputies are $1 066, the average salaries of officials in Sri Lanka region are $768. Judges salaries are approximately $1 881. The income of a private notary is $941, and the state one is about $941.

Head of the Administration
$3 135
Government deputies
$1 066
Government officials
$768
Judges
$1 881
Notary
$941


The education system

The average salary in the education system in Sri Lanka is $219. The salary of a teacher at a school is $229, and the headmaster is $439. A kindergarten teacher in Sri Lanka earns about $157, in turn, the head of the kindergarten receives $392. In the higher education system in Sri Lanka, salaries are 15-20% higher, a university teacher receives about $376, and a university rector receives $1 285. The average salary of a college or technical school teacher is $332, and the director is $815.

School teacher
$229
Headmaster of the school
$439
University teacher
$376
University rector
$1 285
College teacher
$332
College director
$815
Kindergarten teacher
$157
Kindergarten head
$392


Medicine

The salary in the field of medicine in Sri Lanka is $392. The salary of a general practitioner is $831, a surgeons salary is $564, a nurse receives $298, and the chief doctor at the hospital receives $831.

Chief Physician
$831
General Practitioner
$408
Doctor surgeon
$564
Nurse
$298




Law enforcement agencies

The security ministries in Sri Lanka 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 Sri Lanka is $345. The salary of a Colonel is approximately $831, of a Major is $564, of a Lieutenant or a Warrant officer is $329, and enlisted personnel earns $251.

Colonel
$831
Major
$564
Lieutenant, Ensign
$329
Private, petty officer
$251


Public catering

The average salary in the public catering sector in Sri Lanka is approximately $282. The salary of a chef in a restaurant or cafe is $392, of a barista is $329, the average salary of a waiter is about $251, and fast food workers salary in Sri Lanka is $219.

Chef
$392
Barista
$329
Waiter
$251
Fast food worker
$219


Construction industry

The average salary in construction in Sri Lanka is about $329. The salary of a civil engineer is $580, of a foreman is $439, the average salary of a house painter is about $266, of a crane operator is $314, and the salary of a construction worker is $251.

Civil engineer
$580
Foreman
$439
House painter
$266
Crane operator
$314
Construction worker
$251


IT

The average salary in the field of information technology in Sri Lanka is $439. A programmer gets about $486, a web developer about $408, and a system administrator in Sri Lanka earns $361.

Programmer
$486
Web Developer
$408
System Administrator
$361


Office employees

The volume of the monthly average salary of office employees in various fields of activity in Sri Lanka is approximately $332 dollars. A sales manager in Sri Lanka receives $345, an office manager - $329, an accountant - $314, and a lawyer salary in Sri Lanka is about $361.

Sales Manager
$345
Office Manager
$329
Accountant
$314
Lawyer
$361


Trading

The monthly income of store employees in Sri Lanka is $219. The salary of the cashier is $204, and the store director is $298.

Seller-cashier
$204
Store Directors
$298


Transport

The average salary in the transport industry in Sri Lanka is $219. The salary of a driver is $251 dollars, a car mechanic is $235, and the income of a taxi driver in Sri Lanka is about $439 per month.

Driver
$251
Car mechanic
$235
Taxi driver
$439


Utilities sector

The average salary of employees of the housing and communal services workers in Sri Lanka is about $157. The salary of a plumber is $157, of an electrician is $204, and the average salary of a street cleaner is about $141.

Plumber
$188
Electrician
$204
Street cleaner
$141