The Statistical Office SR released figures this week on the average monthly salary for the first nine months of 2010, which it puts at EUR 744. This translates as a growth of 3% over the same period last year.
The highest wages in 3Q, as usual, were in ICT, reaching EUR 1,354. This is just lightly above the average salary in the sector of finance and insurance, which came to EUR 1,316, followed by jobs in the electricity and gas sector, which provide an average salary of EUR 1,237.
The hospitality sector rounded off the bottom of the table once again with an average wage of just EUR 534.