Average wages in the Czech Republic up 8.2%, largely driven by increase in health care

Published: 29.09.2021 Related countries:  U.S.A. U.S.A.

Wages in health care are up by 43.8%.

The average gross monthly nominal wage per recalculated number of employees in the national economy grew 11.3% y/y in the second quarter of 2021. It was 8.2% higher in real numbers. The median amounted to CZK 32,408. The data was published by the Czech Statistical Office. In quarter-on-quarter terms, the adjusted increase in the average wage totalled 1.2%. The highest pace of increase was recorded in health and social care (43.8%), affected by the payment of extra bonuses for work during the pandemic.

Source. CIA News, www.cianews.cz.

Prepared by the team of CzechTrade office in New York.