The average monthly net salary in Croatia in the third quarter of 2014 was just 5,266 kuna (690 euros), with private companies in foreign ownership paying their staff the most – 18% higher than the nation average. State-owned companies paid their staff 4% more than the average, whilst private local companies were the lowest payers – 8% less than the 690 euro average.
Besides management level, where the average pay in the country was 109% more than the average, the best paid workers in the country were those working in IT and development (+70%), as well as those working in Human Resources (+34%). The worst-paid workers were still assistants (-41%), and those working in the textile industry (-41%). Men on average were paid 11% than women, which was a 2% jump from the previous quarter.