Hotel and restaurant wages up NOK 800
Full-time employees in hotels and restaurants had average monthly earnings, excluding overtime pay, of NOK 30 500 as per 1 October 2012. This was an increase of NOK 800 or 2.7 per cent from the same period in the previous year.
|Monthly earnings||Basic monthly salary|
|2012||2011 - 2012||2012||2011 - 2012|
|Hotels and restaurants, total||27 700||3.0||26 900||3.1|
|Males||29 100||2.1||28 200||2.2|
|Females||26 500||3.1||25 800||3.2|
|Full time employees||30 500||2.7||29 600||2.4|
|Males||31 500||1.6||30 600||1.7|
|Females||29 300||3.2||28 600||3.2|
|Part time employees||23 500||4.0||22 700||3.7|
|Males||23 500||3.5||22 600||3.2|
|Females||23 400||4.0||22 800||4.1|
The section includes restaurants and bars, and canteens and catering, as well as hotels and camping sites, and other provisions of short-stay accommodation.
Monthly earnings up NOK 1 000 in hotels
The average monthly earnings of employees in hotels and other short-stay accommodation was NOK 30 300 as per October 2012. Compared with October 2011, this is an increase of NOK 1 000 or 3.4 per cent.
Chefs within this group had average monthly earnings of NOK 27 500; an increase of NOK 400 or 1.5 per cent compared to the corresponding period the year before.
Earnings in restaurants up NOK 600
Average monthly earnings in restaurants and bars were NOK 28 500 as per October 2012. Compared to October 2011 this is an increase of NOK 600 or 2.2 per cent. In comparison, waiters, head waiters and barkeepers had an average salary of NOK 25 700, which is NOK 400 or 1.6 per cent more than the corresponding period in 2011.
The statistics are based on information from a sample of hotels and restaurant enterprises covering a total of 17 088 full-time employees and 27 597 part-time employees. The total number of employees that forms the basis for weighting is 86 600 in hotels and restaurants, according to the Norwegian Central Register of Enterprises and Establishments.
The term average monthly earnings is the main term in Statistics Norway's wage statistics. Monthly earnings cover basic salaries, variable additional allowances and bonuses. Payment for overtime work is not included but is presented in the statistics separately.
Structural changes within the division along with the outcome of collective bargaining would have a certain effect on the wage increase being measured.