Average monthly earnings up NOK 1 700
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Earnings in health enterprises1 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.



Average monthly earnings up NOK 1 700

Full-time employees in the health enterprises had average monthly earnings of NOK 45 000 as per 1 October 2014, excluding overtime pay. This is a year-on-year increase of NOK 1 700 or 3.9 per cent.

Employees in the health enterprises. Average monthly earnings per full-time eqvivalent, by sex and working hours per 1 October. NOK and percentage change
Monthly earningsBasic monthly salary
20142013 - 201420142013 - 2014
Health enterprises, total43 8004.039 1003.7
Males49 9003.543 3003.3
Females41 7004.337 6003.9
Full time employees45 0003.940 7003.6
Males51 3003.844 9003.5
Females42 2003.938 8003.7
Part time employees41 0004.135 4003.5
Males43 5003.835 7002.9
Females40 6004.135 3003.5

Approximately 45 per cent of employees in the health enterprises are working part time. In order to be able to compare wages for full-time and part-time employees, we convert the wages of the part-time employees into full-time equivalents (FTEs). The wage level of these part-time FTEs was NOK 41 000, up 4.1 per cent from October 2013.

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The statistics are based on information from state hospitals in all health regions, and include 69 542 full-time employees and 57 506 part-time employees.

Monthly earnings include salary according to scale and fixed and variable additional allowances. Payment for overtime work is not included.