The figures are based on gross salaries and do not account for any additional expenses that employers may be required to pay, such as pension payments and other taxes, which raise the total cost.
For senior roles combining additional languages and technologies in the tech stack, the top of the range is listed at $150,000 a year or $12,500, although there are actual job adverts on the site offering up to $180,000 a year or $15,000 a month.
Junior developers with up to three years of experience usually make around €4774 per month or €61,378 per year, and senior JS developers with the most experience can make up to about €6119 per month, or €80,882 per year.
Employers from the high-wage economies of Western Europe and North America have long favored Eastern Europe as a location to hire remote software engineers and other IT workers.
The pay gap between Eastern European-based IT professionals and their counterparts in high-wage economies has decreased over the past few years. Although there is still frequently some gap in salaries, it is currently not always significant. But because taxes, social security, and pension contributions are typically substantially smaller, sizable cost savings can still be achieved.
There are some differences in the compensation levels for IT specialists throughout the many nations that make up Eastern Europe. These variations, meanwhile, are fading in importance.
Let’s investigate the two largest labor markets – Poland and Ukraine