Spectator on facebook

Spectator on facebook

Average monthly wage Sk20,950 in first half of 2008

The average monthly nominal wage of employees in Slovakia stood at Sk20,950 (€695.4) in the first half of this year, representing a 9.7-percent y/y increase, and a rise in real wages of 5.3 percent.

The average monthly nominal wage of employees in Slovakia stood at Sk20,950 (€695.4) in the first half of this year, representing a 9.7-percent y/y increase, and a rise in real wages of 5.3 percent.

Employees in the financial services sector received the highest average monthly wage of Sk44,862 (€1,489), followed by those in the power, gas and water production and distribution sector, on Sk32,497 (€1,079). Higher-than-average wages were also reported in public administration, defence, real estate, rental services, trade, mining, transport, storage, posts and telecommunications. Employees of hotels and restaurants received the lowest wages, representing Sk14,098 (€468) in the same period. Below-average wages were also recorded in social services, farming and fisheries. Heathcare and social assistance workers recorded the highest y/y increase in wages, of 14.1 percent. 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.

Top stories

End of investigative show a cause for concern

Media freedom watchdogs believe the scrapping of the only investigative show on public-service television is a threat to its independence.

Jaroslav Rezník

Proxy for Roma criticises minister Kaliňák for ethnical and group discrimination

The government proxy slammed Interior Minister Robert Kaliňák for the draft law on repressing criminality in Roma settlements, for populist discrimination and preferring repression to prevention.

Roma communities, illustrative stock photo

Slovak racer Svitko finished at Dakar Video

After a serious fall in the tenth leg, Slovak motorcyclist Štefan Svitko resigned from the 40th year of the Dakar Rally due to pain in his upper body.

Štefan Svitko

Carmakers in Slovakia produced more than one million cars last year

2018 will be critical for Slovakia’s automotive industry, claim sector’s representatives.

Most cars produced in Slovakia head for export.