Since the second quarter of 2012, when the average net pay in Croatia was 553 kuna (73 euros) more than it is today, there has been a consistent drop in the average salary of the country, barring two stagnant quarters in 2013.
Besides top-level management, where the average net salary is 121% more than the average wage in the country, the most well paid sector is in technology and development (79% higher than the average), followed by telecommunications (41% higher). The lowest paid sectors include assistants (42% below average), and those is the textiles and leather manufacturing industry (41% lower).
When looking regionally, salaries in the capital Zagreb were on average 14% above the national average. The statistics also show that men on average earn 9% more than women, up 1% from the first quarter in 2014.