Spectator on facebook

Spectator on facebook

ICT sector has highest salaries in Slovakia

Employees in the information and communication technology (ICT) sector received the highest average nominal monthly salaries during the first two months of this year at a level of €1,758. The average salary in the industrial sector was €801, selected market services was at €794, the wholesale sector at €738, maintenance of motor vehicles at €727, transportation and storage at €722, construction at €559, accommodation at €555, the retail sector at €550 and pubs and restaurants at €358, the Slovak Statistics Office reported on April 12, as cited by the SITA newswire.

Employees in the information and communication technology (ICT) sector received the highest average nominal monthly salaries during the first two months of this year at a level of €1,758. The average salary in the industrial sector was €801, selected market services was at €794, the wholesale sector at €738, maintenance of motor vehicles at €727, transportation and storage at €722, construction at €559, accommodation at €555, the retail sector at €550 and pubs and restaurants at €358, the Slovak Statistics Office reported on April 12, as cited by the SITA newswire.

The average monthly nominal salary grew the most in the ICT sector (+10.5 percent) over the past year according to the Statistics Office. Other annual growth rates were as follows: transportation and storage, 7 percent; industry, 5.7 percent; retail, 3 percent; construction, 2.6 percent; accommodation, 2 percent; selected market services, 1.9 percent; repair and distribution of motor vehicles, 1.8 percent; wholesale, 1.5 percent. The average monthly nominal salary did not changed in restaurants and pubs.

The real average monthly salary for ICT employees increased by 6.4 percent since last year according to the Statistics Office, followed by a 3-percent real average salary increase in transportation and storage and a 1.7-percent increase in industry. The real average salaries of employees in pubs and restaurants fell by 3.8 percent, in wholesale by 2.3 percent, in distribution and repairs of motor vehicles by 2 percent, in selected market services by 1.9 percent, in accommodation by 1.8 percent, in construction by 1.3 percent and in retail sales by 0.9 percent.

Source: 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

Human trafficking also concerns Slovaks. They are mostly sold to the UK Photo

The focus has recently been shifting from women to men. They are sold into forced work, to carry out jobs nobody else wants to do.

Slovaks are mostly trafficked to Austria and Germany for forced begging.

Travelling to the USA by plane is extremely cheap

The low prices are impacted mostly by cheap oil and big competition in the market.

Midtown Manhattan, New York City

Writer Patrick Ness will meet readers in Bratislava today

Acclaimed author and screenwriter of the recently adapted novel A Monster Calls arrives in Bratislava to introduce his book More than this.

Patrick Ness

Investigator: We have cases where parents have sold their own daughters for sex Photo

The price of a human when trafficked on the black market is between €3,500 and €20,000.

Adrián Begáň