Hotel and restaurant wages up NOK 600
Labour market and earnings
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Earnings in hotels and restaurants1 October 2014

The 2015 wage statistics for all industrial sections and various areas in the public sector will be released collectively on 3 March 2016 in the statistics Earnings of all employees.



Hotel and restaurant wages up NOK 600

Full-time employees in hotels and restaurants had average monthly earnings, excluding overtime pay, of NOK 31 800 as per 1 October 2014. This was an increase of NOK 600 or 1.9 per cent from the same period in the previous year.

Employees in hotels and restaurants. Average monthly earnings per full-time eqvivalent, by sex and working hours per 1 October. NOK and percentage change
Monthly earningsBasic monthly salary
20142013 - 201420142013 - 2014
Hotels and restaurants, total29 2002.828 4003.3
Males30 6002.329 7002.8
Females28 1003.327 3003.4
Full time employees31 8001.930 9002.0
Males32 9001.532 0001.9
Females30 7002.329 9002.4
Part time employees24 6002.923 8003.5
Males24 7003.823 8003.9
Females24 6002.923 9003.5

The section includes restaurants and bars and canteens and catering, as well as hotels and camping sites and other provisions of short-stay accommodation.

The average monthly earnings of employees in hotels and other short-stay accommodation was NOK 31 500 as per October 2014. Compared with October 2013, this is an increase of NOK 500 or 1.6 per cent. In comparison, average monthly earnings in restaurants and bars were NOK 29 600. Compared to October 2013, this is an increase of NOK 400 or 1.4 per cent. Average monthly earnings in canteens and catering were NOK 37 800 as per October 2014; an increase of NOK 1 400 or 3.8 per cent compared to October 2013.

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The statistics are based on information from a sample of hotels and restaurant enterprises covering a total of 20 242 full-time employees and 28 777 part-time employees. The total number of employees that forms the basis for weighting is 96 400 in hotels and restaurants, according to the Norwegian Central Register of Enterprises and Establishments.