Data from the Statistics Office of the Slovak Republic show that the highest average nominal monthly wage in the first ten months of this year was reported in the IT and communications sector, where it reached €1,498.94.
In industry, employees earned €733.73 on average, in selected market services €729.69, in distribution and repair of motor vehicles €694.41, and in the wholesale sector €693.56. In transport and storage, employees earned €691.57 on average, in construction €549.96, in accommodation services €524.45, and in the retail businesses €519.77. The lowest wage was in the sector of restaurants and pubs in the January-October period, at €339.98.
The average nominal monthly wage in the monitored period exceeded or equalled 2008 levels in all sectors.
Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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