Average monthly earnings of full-time wage and salary earners by main industry class (TOL2008) and employer sector in 2008 1)

Industry class Total earnings, EUR/month
Sectors total Private sector Local government sector Central government sector
Total 2 876 2 933 2 644 3 199
A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2 363 2 944 2 167
B Mining and quarrying 2 846 2 846 ..
C Manufacturing 3 016 3 017 2 316 ..
D Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply 3 381 3 433 3 141
E Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities 2 689 2 694 2 679
F Construction 2 855 2 866 2 275 3 629
G Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles 2 797 2 799 2 196
H Transportation and storage 2 684 2 671 2 747 4 004
I Accommodation and food service activities 2 152 2 199 1 965
J Information and communication 3 713 3 723 2 867 ..
K Financial and insurance activities 3 549 3 548 ..
L Real estate activities 3 047 3 091 2 148
M Professional, scientific and technical activities 3 291 3 436 2 580 3 413
N Administrative and support service activities 2 292 2 345 2 025 2 471
O Public administration and defence; compulsory social security 2 995 3 063 2 655 3 227
P Education 3 094 3 019 3 090 3 144
Q Human health and social work activities 2 534 2 401 2 561 2 978
R Arts, entertainment and recreation 2 562 2 789 2 266 2 651
S Other service activities 2 488 2 489 ..
U Activities of extraterritorial organisations and bodies .. ..
1) .. Data too uncertain for presentation
- Magnitude nil

Source: Structure of Earnings 2008, Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Antti Katainen (09) 1734 2347, Mika Idman (09) 1734 3445, palkkarakenne@stat.fi

Director in charge: Kari Molnar


Updated 9.4.2010

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Structure of Earnings [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-0092. 2008, Average monthly earnings of full-time wage and salary earners by main industry class (TOL2008) and employer sector in 2008 1) . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 20.10.2017].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/pra/2008/pra_2008_2010-04-09_tau_001_en.html

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