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Private sector hourly wages

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF)
Statistics on private sector hourly wages describe the numbers and earnings levels of hourly paid employees by gender, age, occupational group and education. The data are collected from several different sources and supplemented with Statistics Finland's inquiry. The data are published once a year.


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Private sector median hourly wages for regular hours and total earnings by gender in 2022

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Both sexesMalesFemales
Average regular earnings median17.1317.6314.13
Average total hourly earnings median17.8718.4414.66

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Referencing instructions

Referencing instructions

The statistical data released before 5.4.2022 can be found on the archive pages of the statistics.

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