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Salaries in Sweden

Like most places, the salaries here vary greatly depending on your profession, qualifications, experience and from company to company. To give you a rough idea of what to expect, here is a list of salary statistics for a number of occupations. 

Monthly salaries (SEK)

* the first figure represents the 10th percentile and the second figure the 90th percentile.

Economics and finance managers: 40,200 - 106,600

Human resource managers: 39,000 - 105,800

Sales and marketing managers: 44,100 - 101,900

IT managers: 48,000 - 103,600

IT operations managers: 44,100 - 86,200

Managers in information, communication and PR: 42,000 - 111,500

Software and system developers: 33,100 - 58,000

Engineers and technicians in construction: 31,000 - 55,900

Engineers and technicians in chemistry and chemical engineering: 29,700 - 56,300

 

Source: Almega, September 2020. 

 

You can also find more information on salaries via the various trade unions. 

See our Workers' rights and conditions page for more information on contract types, and what to expect in terms of paid vacation and parental leave.

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