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Average monthly salary in 2010 increased by 3.2 percent to €769

The average monthly salary in Slovakia grew by 3.2 percent year-on-year in 2010 to reach €769, according to information published by the Statistics Office on Thursday, March 3.

The average monthly salary in Slovakia grew by 3.2 percent year-on-year in 2010 to reach €769, according to information published by the Statistics Office on Thursday, March 3.

The highest average monthly salary was reported in the field of information and telecommunications activities, at €1,450, followed by financial and insurance activities (€1,425), and electricity and gas supplies (€1,268). Conversely, the lowest average salaries were paid to employees working in accommodation and restaurant services (€503), construction (€579), and agriculture (€581). "The average nominal monthly salary of employees [in 2010] was higher in all Slovak regions than in 2009," said the Statistics Office, as quoted by the TASR newswire.

Salaries in Banská Bystrica Region increased most significantly (by 5 percent y-o-y), followed by those in Košice Region (by 4.7 percent).

Source: TASR

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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