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Official Statistics of Finland

Structure of Earnings

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Managers wages and salaries vary most in the private sector
11 Mar 2022
According to Statistics Finlands Structure of Earnings statistics, the median for total earnings of full-time wage and salary earners was EUR 3,228 per month in 2020. The median pay of wage and salary earners in manager occupations was EUR 7,200 in the private sector, EUR 6,995 in the central government sector and EUR 5,176 in the local government sector. The dispersion of managers' salaries was biggest in the private sector, where the lowest salaries (1st decile) were EUR 4,279 and the highest salaries (9th decile) were EUR 11,890 per month. Among private sector managers the highest earning decile earned at least 2.8 times more than the lowest earning decile. The corresponding pay differential was 1.8 in the central government sector and 2.3 in the local government sector.

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: 27.5.2022].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/pra/index_en.html