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Croatia

Last updated on 7/9/2019
View all currencies in Croatian kuna (HRK)

Minimum gross wage

Applicable
3,750 HRK

Salary per category

Unskilled

3,750 HRK to 4,875 HRK i. – ii. group

Skilled

4,875 HRK to 6,150 HRK iii. – iv.b

Specialist

6,150 HRK to 7,125 HRK v.a – vi.

Foreman

7,125 HRK to 9,937.5 HRK vii.-x.

Professionals

8,250 HRK to 9,937.5 HRK viii.- x.

Daily

8 hour

Weekly

40 hours
Info
Workers can work more than 8 h per day for some days, up to 56 hours per week (60 for seasonal work) and some days less than 8 hours per day / 56 hours per week, but at the end of this period the average working time must be 40 hours a week. In that case there is no overtime.

Overtime

10 hours per week
180 hours per year
250 hours per year (cba - as applicable)

Breaks

after 6 hours of work
30 minutes
Part of standard working time
Paid

Within Croatia

Travel allowance

Allowance based on public transport fare

Meal allowance

90 to 170 HRK per day for field work

Accommodation allowance

Accommodation costs at the construction site are in accordance with tax regulations, borne by the employer.

Subsistence/daily allowance

170 HRK

Overtime

30 % of salary per hour

Night work

Allowed
From 10:00 pm to 6:00 am
30 % of salary per hour

Working on Saturdays

Working on Saturdays is considered as normal working time.

Working on Sundays

Allowed
30 % of salary per hour

Working on public holidays

Allowed
50 % of salary per hour

Shift work

Allowed
10 % of salary per hour

Hazardous work

5 % for impact of environmental factors
5 to 50 % for physical and mental load
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PHYSICAL AND MENTAL BURDEN
- work of drivers using heavy motor vehicles in public traffic - work with heavy construction machinery, - work at heights above 25m........min. 15%
- work at depths in narrow channels and trenches deeper than 3m .........min. 10%
- work on suspended scaffolding ........min. 25%
- work on tunnel excavation and rock support/....min. 30-40%
- charging and detonating mines .....min. 25 %
- caisson and diving works......min. 50%

Standby pay

70 % of salary per hour (not less than the legal minimum wage)

Annual holidays allowance

Applicable
1,800 HRK
Annual leave

Additional wage components

0.5 % per year in service
Paid monthly

Number of holidays

20 days per year for 5 working days/week
24 days per year for 6 working days/week
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Every 4 years of service, an additional day is granted, up to 25/30 days

Public holidays

13 days per year
1st January
6th January
Easter Monday
1st May
Pentecost
22nd June
25th June
5th August
15th August
8th October
1st November
25 and 26th December

Social security contributions

15 % to i. pillar
5 % to ii. pillar
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Contributions paid by employer and calculated on gross salary:
national health contributions insurance 15 %; contribution for workplace injuries 0.5 %; contribution for employment 1.7 %

Income tax

24 to 36 %
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Local tax from 0% to 18% depends on municipality

Additional pension funds

only III. pillar – not obligatory

Sickness/illness

Day 1 to 42 : 70 %

Work injuries/accidents

100 %

Info Contacts

SGH - Sindikat graditeljstva Hrvatske

Trg kralja Petra Krešimira IV. br2, Zagreb
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