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

Industry class Total earnings, EUR/month
Number Mean 1st decile Median 9th decile
Total 1 438 034 2 876 1 826 2 551 4 287
A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 5 230 2 363 1 746 2 253 3 044
B Mining and quarrying 5 473 2 846 1 990 2 615 3 990
C Manufacturing 279 352 3 016 1 956 2 738 4 392
D Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply 10 234 3 381 2 211 3 095 4 890
E Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities 8 363 2 689 1 876 2 491 3 730
F Construction 91 812 2 855 1 945 2 648 3 979
G Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles 146 396 2 797 1 707 2 370 4 421
H Transportation and storage 69 086 2 684 1 927 2 446 3 711
I Accommodation and food service activities 35 446 2 152 1 631 1 998 2 796
J Information and communication 63 622 3 713 2 233 3 424 5 435
K Financial and insurance activities 36 600 3 549 2 200 2 909 5 653
L Real estate activities 10 713 3 047 1 756 2 594 4 836
M Professional, scientific and technical activities 78 741 3 291 1 990 2 950 5 006
N Administrative and support service activities 57 950 2 292 1 544 2 052 3 220
O Public administration and defence; compulsory social security 112 659 2 995 1 987 2 690 4 429
P Education 120 862 3 094 1 923 3 060 4 262
Q Human health and social work activities 252 424 2 534 1 808 2 288 3 236
R Arts, entertainment and recreation 20 217 2 562 1 790 2 306 3 566
S Other service activities 32 822 2 488 1 495 2 202 3 765
U Activities of extraterritorial organisations and bodies 32 .. .. .. ..
1) .. Data too uncertain for presentation

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 and dispersion of earnings by main class of industry (TOL 2008) in 2008 1) . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 23.10.2017].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/pra/2008/pra_2008_2010-04-09_tau_002_en.html

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