Official Statistics of Finland

Structure of Earnings

Producer: Statistics Finland

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Median earnings of wage and salary earners were EUR 3,217 per month in 2020
11 Oct 2021
According to Statistics Finlands Structure of Earnings statistics, the median for total earnings of full-time wage and salary earners was EUR 3,217 per month in 2020. Examined by level of education, wage and salary earners with doctorate level education had the highest total earnings, EUR 5,057. Besides earnings for regular working hours, total earnings also include all bonuses and benefits in kind, but not one-off pay items such as performance or holiday bonuses.

Description: Structural statistics on wages and salaries describe the numbers, hourly and monthly earnings, and the formation and distribution of employees’ wages and salaries in all employer sectors.
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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Structure of Earnings [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-0092. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 9.12.2021].
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