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Private sector monthly salaries

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF)
Statistics on private sector monthly salaries describe numbers and earnings levels of monthly paid employees of private enterprises and non-profit institutions by occupation, education of occupational group, gender and age. The data are collected from several sources and published once a year.


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According to Statistics Finland, the median earnings for regular working hours of full-time monthly-paid employees in the private sector were EUR 3,520 and the average earnings EUR 3,930 per month in 2021. Men’s average earnings were EUR 4,000 and women’s EUR 3,120. Those belonging to the best paid decile earned at least EUR 6,000 per month and the earnings of the lowest paid decile were EUR 2,320 or lower.

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release | Private sector monthly salaries 2021

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