Average Salary and Wage in Ireland

Average Salary in Ireland (2021)

€40,283 per year
€3,356 per month
The average annual earnings for employees in Ireland is €40,283 per year or €3,356 per month (gross salary).
The average weekly earnings is €812,94, according to the latest Earnings and Labour Costs figures released by the Central Statistics Office (CSO).
National Minimum Wage: Since 1 January 2021 the minimum wage in Ireland is €10,20 per hour (minimum rate of pay) for adult workers aged 20 and over.

Popular Salaries

Deviation from the national average salary
Doctor
€134,131/year
€134,131/year
+233% 
Secondary School Teacher
€56,736/year
€56,736/year
+41% 
Accountant
€52,117/year
€52,117/year
+29% 
Software Engineer
€51,915/year
€51,915/year
+29% 
Nurse
€45,337/year
€45,337/year
+13% 
Executive Officer
€37,138/year
€37,138/year
 -8%
Special Needs Assistant
€32,799/year
€32,799/year
 -19%
Clerical Officer
€30,025/year
€30,025/year
 -25%
Accounting Technician
€29,268/year
€29,268/year
 -27%
Dental Nurse
€27,253/year
€27,253/year
 -32%

Average Salaries by Industry

Accounting
€52,117/year
€29,268/year
€77,909/year
Administration
€47,580/year
€30,025/year
€37,138/year
€27,387/year
€54,751/year
€58,216/year
€25,299/year
€27,159/year
€29,537/year
Construction
€40,684/year
€45,947/year
€37,107/year
€55,703/year
€57,354/year
€53,494/year
Design & Architecture
€52,784/year
€35,604/year
€34,285/year
€56,685/year
€37,460/year
Education & Training
€17,269/year
€73,647/year
€19,578/year
Engineering
€53,103/year
€45,053/year
€52,530/year
€43,600/year
€53,187/year
€46,547/year
€50,910/year
€49,124/year
Finance
€36,848/year
€42,663/year
€48,219/year
€73,800/year
€41,652/year
Healthcare
€32,492/year
€27,253/year
€75,123/year
€49,077/year
€134,131/year
€29,203/year
€45,119/year
€45,337/year
€34,663/year
€47,311/year
€48,135/year
€37,913/year
€117,142/year
€50,429/year
€47,855/year
€130,369/year
€223,400/year
€25,399/year
€43,673/year
Human Resources
€28,570/year
€53,735/year
€98,280/year
€38,443/year
€54,560/year
€31,350/year
IT
€52,750/year
€43,260/year
€64,609/year
€48,967/year
€49,201/year
€51,915/year
€42,337/year
Legal
€63,438/year
€59,200/year
€36,044/year
€38,063/year
€67,980/year
Manufacturing
€54,380/year
€43,219/year
€45,557/year
Mechanical
€33,948/year
€32,801/year
€50,961/year
Pharmaceutical
€37,621/year
€62,970/year
€35,848/year
€29,914/year
Sales
€21,964/year
€41,134/year
Scientific
€35,137/year
€30,584/year
€43,386/year
Services
€29,910/year
€23,816/year
€14,872/year
Skilled Trades
€41,953/year
€49,524/year
€40,492/year
Social Care
€24,560/year
€33,807/year
€43,829/year
Transport & Logistics
€36,592/year
€21,372/year
€32,547/year