Earnings up NOK 1 300 in information and communication
Labour market and earnings
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Earnings in information and communication1 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.



Earnings up NOK 1 300 in information and communication

Full-time employees in information and communication had average monthly earnings, excluding overtime pay, of NOK 54 200 as per 1 October 2014. This was a year-on-year increase of NOK 1 300 or 2.5 per cent.

Full-time employees in information and communication, by division. Monthly earnings and basic monthly salary. Average as of October. NOK and percentage change
Monthly earningsBasic monthly salary
201320142013 - 2014201320142013 - 2014
Information and communication, total52 90054 2002.549 50050 9002.8
Publishing activities51 00051 8001.648 00049 1002.3
Motion picture, TV, music prod.43 00044 7004.042 40043 6002.8
Programming, broadcasting activities45 30048 1006.243 40045 8005.5
Telecommunications55 00056 4002.551 60052 9002.5
Computer programming, consultancy55 60056 8002.251 70053 0002.5
Information service activities50 20051 6002.846 20047 1001.9

Information and communication includes various divisions that produce and disseminate information service activities. The highest earnings are found in the ICT services, at NOK

56 800. Employees in radio and television had monthly earnings of NOK 48 100, and employees in publishing industries had monthly earnings of NOK 51 800.

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The statistics are based on information from a sample of ICT enterprises covering a total of 51 186 full-time employees and 3 608 part-time employees. The total number of employees that forms the basis for weighting is 83 100 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.