Earnings up NOK 1 200 in information and communication
Full-time employees in information and communication had average monthly earnings, excluding overtime pay, of NOK 50 700 as per 1 October 2012. This was a year-on-year increase of NOK 1 200 or 2.4 per cent.
Information and communication includes various divisions that produce and disseminate information service activities. The
highest earnings are found in ICT services, at NOK
54 200. Employees in radio and television had monthly earnings of NOK 43 900, and employees in publishing industries had monthly earnings of NOK 47 300.
About the statistical basis
The statistics are based on information from a sample of ICT enterprises covering a total of 49 413 full-time employees and 3 645 part-time employees. The total number of employees that forms the basis for weighting is 79 600 in ICT, 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.
- Table 1 Employees in information and communication per full-time eqvivalent, by sex and working hours per 1 September 2011 and 2012. NOK and percentage change
- Table 2 Full-time employees in information and communication. Average monthly earnings and basic salary, by division. 1 October 2011-2012. NOK and percentage change
- Table 3 Full-time employees in information and communication. Average monthly earnings and basic salary, by occupational group. 1 October 2011-2012. NOK and percentage change