Monthly earnings up NOK 600
Labour market and earnings
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Earnings in private health and social services1 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 NOK 600

Full-time employees in private health and social work activities had monthly earnings, excluding overtime pay, of NOK 36 900 as per 1 October 2014. This was a year-on-year increase of NOK 600 or 1.7 per cent.

Full-time employees in private health and sosial work activities. Average monthly earnings per 1 October. NOK and percentage change
SubclassEmployees covered by the surveyMonthly earnings (NOK)Monthly earnings (NOK)Percentage change
201320142013 - 2014
Human health and social work activities38 72836 30036 9001.7
Human health activities10 11842 80043 7002.1
Hospital activities6 23942 50043 8003.1
Social care activities28 61033 20034 0002.4
Residential care activities5 16936 30036 9001.7
Nursery schools13 65530 90031 6002.3
Vocational rehabilitation activities4 82634 90035 9002.9

Monthly earnings for full-time employees in health activities were NOK 43 700 as per 1 October 2014, which corresponds to a year-on-year increase of 2.1 per cent. Full-time employees in social work activities had average monthly earnings of NOK 34 000. This corresponds to a year-on-year growth of 2.4 per cent.

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The statistics are based on information from a sample of enterprises covering a total of 38 728 full-time employees and 29 782 part-time employees. The total number of employees that forms the basis for weighting is 113 800 in private health and social work activities, according to the Norwegian Central Register of Enterprises and Establishments.

Structural changes within the division along with the outcome of collective bargaining would have a certain effect on the wage increase being measured.