Monthly earnings up 5.5 per cent
Labour market and earnings
lonnfisko, Earnings in fish farming, fish farming, animal techniciansEarnings and labour costs, Labour market and earnings
Earnings in fish farming. Monthly earnings up NOK 2 200 or 5.5 per cent.

Earnings in fish farming1 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.



Monthly earnings up 5.5 per cent

Full-time employees in fish farming had average monthly earnings, excluding overtime pay, of NOK 42 000 as per 1 October 2014. This is a year-on-year increase of 5.5 per cent or NOK 2 200.

Full-time employees in fish farming, by occupation. Monthly earnings and basic monthly salary. Average as of October. NOK and percentage change
Monthly earningsBasic monthly salary
201320142013 - 2014201320142013 - 2014
Fish farming, total39 80042 0005.536 90038 7004.9
Of which
Senior officials and managers62 90066 2005.258 30060 4003.6
Fish farmers, etc.35 90037 8005.333 00034 6004.8

Fish farmers, which is the largest occupational group in fish farming, had average monthly earnings of NOK 37 800. This corresponds to a year-on-year increase of NOK 1 900 or 5.3 per cent. Average monthly earnings of senior officials and managers were NOK 66 200, which gives a year-on-year growth of 5.2 per cent or NOK 3 300.

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The statistics are based on information from a sample of fish farming enterprises covering a total of 3 502 full-time employees and 300 part-time employees. The total number of employees that forms the basis for weighting is 5 816 in transport and storage, according to the Norwegian Central Register of Enterprises and Establishments.