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Hungary Salary Guide

Posted by | March 10, 2015 | General

The salary guide for 2015 conducted by the recruitment specialists Reed is out with a great infographic about the Hungarian job market and an interactive map with average salary indications by sector, industry and role. As for the location you can choose several countries but unfortunately not dig deeper into Hungary so that you can compare cities vs country side for example. But lets have a look at average salaries in Hungary in different positions and sectors.

Average Salary in Hungary

RoleSectorIndustryMonthly avg gross salary
Marketing ManagerSales & MarketingMarketing875.000 HUF
Compliance SpecialistAccounting & FinanceBaning / Insurance680.000 HUF
Automation EngineerEngineeringEngineering575.000 HUF
ReceptionistExecutive SupportExecutive Support215.000 HUF
HR DirectorHRHR1.250.000 HUF
HR AdvisorHRHR 400.000 HUF
HR ConsultantHRHR500.000 HUF
IT Help Desk L1Customer ServiceShared Services350.000 HUF
IT Help Desk L2Customer ServiceShared Services500.000 HUF
Customer Service managerCustomer ServiceShared Services800.000 HUF
Sales ManagerSales Sales & Marketing950.000 HUF
Sales DirectorSales Sales & Marketing1.400.000 HUF
IT Project ManagerTechnologyTechnology850.000 HUF
Mobile DeveloperTechnologyTechnology1.050.000 HUF
Programmer / DeveloperTechnologyTechnology975.000 HUF

If you did not find your role go and have a look at the interactive map to check it.

Hungary Job Market Insights

The conducted survey reveals a few interesting stats that are visualized below and listed conveniently here:

  • 8% of workers have change their job 7+ times
  • 36% leave their job for better prospects
  • 19% leave their job because due to lack of satisfaction
  • and 14% left their employment for a better salary
  • 38% are currently looking for a new job!

What is most important to the participants:

  1. 27% Job satisfaction
  2. 18% work life balance
  3. 16% job security

It seems that the salary is not a top priority!

Do you find yourself among some of the groups? What is most important to you? And is your salary above or below average? Leave a comment below!

See the full infographic here:

 Hungary Salary Guide Overview Infographic

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Hungary Salary Guide 2013

Posted by | May 14, 2013 | General


Year by year the recruitment company Hays releases the “Hays Hungary Salary Guide and Market Overview” which contains a comprehensive salary benchmark across different sectors and positions focusing on the previous 12 months. The 2013 salary guide has been recently published and just to give you an overview of what the salary possibilities are I will pick a few positions to show. There is a minimum, an average and a maximum for each position but of course there are exceptions as well. The values are monthly gross salaries in Hungarian Forint for full time positions in Hungary.

How much can I earn in Budapest / Hungary?

Regional Finance Director
Minimum: 1.200.000
Average: 1.500.000
Maximum: 1.800.000

Shopping Mall Manager
Minimum: 1.000.000
Average: 1.200.000
Maximum: 1.400.000

Team Leader Project Engineering (5+ years experience)
Minimum: 550.000
Average: 750.000
Maximum: 900.000

Expert in specific Technology
Minimum: 700.000
Average: 1.100.000
Maximum: 1.500.000

Spa Manager
Minimum: 500.000
Average: 550.000
Maximum: 600.000

Software Development Lead
Minimum: 750.000
Average: 850.000
Maximum: 1.300.000

Clinical Operations Director
Minimum: 1.500.000
Average: 1.750.000
Maximum: 2.000.000

International Sales Manager
Minimum: 1.000.000
Average: 1.500.000
Maximum: 2.000.000

Distribution Center Manager
Minimum: 900.000
Average: 1.200.000
Maximum: 1.600.000

Retail Area Manager
Minimum: 650.000
Average: 700.000
Maximum: 800.000

Marketing Manager
Minimum: 750.000
Average: 850.000
Maximum: 1.000.000

International Sales Director
Minimum: 1.200.000
Average: 1.600.000
Maximum: 2.000.000