Wages grew most in the telecommunications sector in June

The average nominal monthly wages in Slovakia posted the highest year-on-year growth in the telecommunications sector in June, growing by 26.1 percent.

The Slovak Statistics Office reported an 8.7-percent growth of nominal wages in transport, while in the building industry it was 7.1 percent.

Nominal wages grew by 6.9 percent in the retail sector; 6.6 percent in real estate, rental, trade activities and other services; five percent in postal services; 4.9 percent in industry; 4.3 percent in the wholesale sector; and 4.1 percent in car sales and maintenance. The slowest growth, at 3.2 percent, was reported by hotels and restaurants.

From January to June 2007, telecommunications employees received the highest average nominal monthly wage, with Sk48,519.

-SITA

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
The Slovak Spectator cannot vouch for the accuracy of the information presented in its Flash News postings.

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