Monthly earnings increased by 6.4 per cent
Labour market and earnings
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Earnings in the education system1 December 2008



Monthly earnings increased by 6.4 per cent

Average monthly earnings for all employees in publicly maintained schools - overtime not included - were NOK 35 000 in the third quarter of 2008. This is a year-on-year increase of NOK 2 100, or 6.4 per cent.

Monthly earnings of full-time employees rose by 6.3 per cent, to NOK 35 300, from the third quarter of 2007 to the third quarter of 2008.

Full-time employees in primary and lower secondary schools had an average monthly earning of NOK 34 500, a 5.9 per cent increase from 2007. Employees in upper secondary education had a monthly earning of NOK 37 200, a 7.2 per cent increase.

See also wage statistics for municipalities and county municipalities.

About the statistical basis

The statistics are based on information for 94 698 employees in publicly maintained schools, per 1 December 2008. The statistics are based on data collected by the Norwegian Association of Local and Regional Authorities (KS).