The highest year-end bonuses in Slovakia go to general directors, finance and sales directors, regional directors, tax advisors and IT managers, according to a Merces survey of wages conducted on a sample of 41,000 respondents, the SITA newswire wrote.
Their so-called 13th salaries range from Sk63,000 to Sk102,000 on average, with bonuses from Sk173,000 to Sk248,000.
The lowest average 13th salary is about Sk12,000 and employers provide it to heads of shop departments, welders, teachers, mechanics, and electricians.
The survey also showed that men are better rewarded financially. The average 13th salary for men is in the Sk25,000 range, while for women it is Sk21,000. Men receive average yearly bonuses of Sk40,000, while women get Sk29,000.
The highest average 13th salaries and bonuses are in private local and foreign-owned companies. Foreign companies pay 13th salaries of Sk26,000 on average, and bonuses of Sk41,000.
Compiled by Jana Liptáková from press reports
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10. Dec 2007 at 14:00