Salary Survey Extra: Average annual salary in non-U.S. nations (Nos. 25 to 36)
Posted on
November 30, 2023

Salary Survey Extra is a series of dispatches that give added insight into the findings of our annual Salary Survey. These posts contain previously unpublished Salary Survey data.

What do certified IT professionals earn in Argentina, Turkey, or Poland?

The end of 2023 is well within sight, as is the end of content from the 2023 Salary Survey. We’re sure that many, if not most, of our readers are plenty ready to let the 2023 survey lie untroubled in its grave and move ahead to the next one. You’re all about to get your wish, of course: The debut of data from the 2024 Salary Survey is just weeks away.

Picking up where we left off last week, our final(ish) report of data from the 2023 Salary Survey concerns the average annual salary of certified IT professionals in non-U.S. nations. In our most recent piece, we looked at the salary figure for certified professionals in the 12 non-U.S. nations to have the biggest presence in the survey after the No. 1 through No. 12 group (profiled earlier this year).

The same caveats that we mentioned last time around apply, only to a slightly greater degree with this week’s list. Bear in mind that we’re dealing with small groups here: Each of the countries you’ll see represented this week accounted for fewer than 1 percent of all non-U.S. responses. So have a grain of salt on us to go with these figures.

For the sake of consistency, and also because it simplifies work on the calculating and reporting end of things, we ask survey participants to report their salary in U.S. dollars. So we have two sets of numbers here: the average salary in U.S. dollars, and a converted figure based on the current rate of exchange with each of the countries represented.

COUNTRY Percentage of All Non-U.S. Survey Respondents from this Country Average Annual Salary (U.S.) Average Annual Salary (Converted)
Poland 1 percent $45,720 zł184,131
Sri Lanka 0.9 percent $18,090 Rs5,921,902
Albania 0.8 percent $77,540 L7,323,653
Algeria 0.8 percent $74,030 دج9,971,915
Argentina 0.8 percent $50,900 ARS18,515,129
Ethiopia 0.8 percent $27,810 ETB1,550,963
Sweden 0.8 percent $73,920 kr773,713
Thailand 0.8 percent $36,690 ฿1,308,292
Indonesia 0.7 percent $34,230 Rp533,063,790
Turkey 0.7 percent $27,400 ₺794,076
Afghanistan  0.7 percent $74,420 ؋;5,172,190
Angola 0.7 percent $58,020 Kz48,301,650

2023 Salary Data

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