Slovenia

Last Update by Katie, 11 Jun 2024

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Exchange Rate

13 Jun 2024

 

Cost of Living

Indicative value for a working adult in a city: Ljubljana

Publicly available data (Numbeo, etc..), verified by Marco’s in-country staff

Living Requirement Indicative Amount (EUR)
McDonalds Set Meal 8
Monthly Train and Bus Tickets 37
3 Bedrooms Rental (City Center) 1510
3 Bedrooms Rental (Outskirt) 1130

Current Inflation Rate

3.42%

Wage

Minimum Wages

  • 1253.90 EUR/ month

Median Salary

Estimated based on general positions such as HR, Accounting, Admin roles, in tier one cities.

Job Level Monthly Salary (EUR)
Entry-Level
Fresh Graduate
1,300
Mid-Level
5 Years
1,800
Experienced & Managerial Level
10 Years
2,000
Specialized & Senior-Level
15 Years
3,000

Annual Salary Growth

6%

Statutory Contribution

Country Level

Type Employer Rates Employee Rates Notes
Pension Insurance 8.85% 15.50% All staff
Health Insurance 6.56% 6.36% All staff
Unemployment Insurance 0.06% 0.14% All staff
Maternity/Parental Care 0.10% 0.10% All staff
Work Injury Insurance 0.53% - All staff

Other Benefit

Other common employment benefits in Slovenia include:

  • Fitness allowance: Around 30 EUR / month
  • Meal allowance: up to 7.96 EUR / day

Income Tax

Residents

Country Level

Taxable Income Rate
0 – 8 755 16%
8 755 – 25 7500 26%
25 750 – 51 500 33%
51 500 – 74 160 39%
More than 74 160 50%

Non-residents

  • Depends on the double taxation agreement between countries. Typically, only income originating in Slovenia is taxed, the rate is same as residents

Working Hours

Statutory

40 hours
8 hours a day, 5 days a week

Typical practice

40 Hours
Monday- Friday

Overtime

No more than 8 hours per week

  • No general statutory provisions regarding overtime pay

Employment Contract

Permanent

Probation

Maximum 6 months

Termination

  • Notice period:
    - During probation: 7 days
    - Up to 1 yea service: 15 days
    - 1 - 2 years' service: 30 days
    - Each consequent year of service, notice periods increase by 2 days, up to a maximum of 60 days.
    - 25+ years' service: 80 days
  • Severance:
    - 1/5 of the calculation basis for each year (1- 10 years' service);
    - 1/4 of the base for each year (i10- 20 years' service);
    - 1/3 of the base for each year (20+ years' service )

Public Holiday

15 days

Country Level

Date Name
01 Jan - 02 Jan New Year's Day
08 Feb Prešeren Day
31 Mar - 01 Apr Easter
27 Apr Day of Uprising Against the Occupation
01 May - 02 May Labor Day
19 May Pentecost
25 Jun Statehood Day
15 Aug Assumption of Mary
31 Oct Reformation Day
01 Nov All Saints' Day
25 Dec Christmas Day
26 Dec Independence and Unity Day

Leave

Leave Type Entitlement Notes
Annual Leave 20 working days All staff after 6 months' service
Sick Leave Up to 30 days All staff
Maternity Leave 105 calendar days
begins 28 days before the expected date of birth
All Expectant mothers
Paternity Leave 30 calendar days All expectant fathers
Shared Parental Leave 260 calendar days
130 days per parent
All parents which 100 can be transferred by either parent

Reference

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