Average nominal monthly retail salary in September rose by 5.6% y-o-y

Average nominal monthly salaries in September 2009 rose most in annual terms in the retail sector, by 5.6 percent, the Statistics Office (SU) reported on November 10. The average nominal monthly salary in selected services rose by 3.7 percent year-on-year (y-o-y). Other y-o-y increases were: in wholesale, by 2.6 percent; in industry, and in restaurants and pubs, both by 1.7 percent; in information and communication activities, by 1.5 percent; in accommodation, by 1.4 percent, and in transport and warehousing, by 0.9 percent.

Average nominal monthly salaries in September 2009 rose most in annual terms in the retail sector, by 5.6 percent, the Statistics Office (SU) reported on November 10. The average nominal monthly salary in selected services rose by 3.7 percent year-on-year (y-o-y). Other y-o-y increases were: in wholesale, by 2.6 percent; in industry, and in restaurants and pubs, both by 1.7 percent; in information and communication activities, by 1.5 percent; in accommodation, by 1.4 percent, and in transport and warehousing, by 0.9 percent.

Nominal salaries fell, however, in the sale and maintenance of motor vehicles, by 3.1 percent, and in construction, by 2.7 percent. Real salaries in retail rose by 5 percent y-o-y in September. Real salaries also increased in other sectors. In the first nine months of 2009, meanwhile, the average nominal monthly salary of employees working in information and communication activities reached €1,508.

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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