Monthly earnings up NOK 600
Labour market and earnings
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Earnings in domestic trade and repair of goods1 September 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 wholesale and retail trade had average monthly earnings, excluding overtime pay, of NOK 39 300 at 1 September 2014. This is a year-on-year growth of NOK 600 or 1.6 per cent.

Employees in wholesale and retail trade. Average monthly earnings per full-time eqvivalent, by sex and working hours per 1 September. NOK and percentage change
Monthly earningsBasic monthly salary
20142013 - 201420142013 - 2014
Employees in wholesale and retail trade, total37 0001.935 1002.6
Males39 9001.837 5002.5
Females33 0001.931 8002.6
Full-time employees39 3001.637 3002.2
Males41 4001.538 9002.1
Females35 3001.434 2002.4
Part-time employees28 6002.527 2003.4
Males28 2002.926 5003.9
Females28 8002.527 5003.0

Wholesale and retail trade includes the industries motor vehicle services, wholesale trade and retail trade. Of these, full-time employees in wholesale trade have the highest monthly wages, with an average of NOK 44 300. The corresponding level for full-time employees in motor vehicle services was NOK 38 300, while full-time employees in retail trade had NOK 33 700.

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The statistics are based on information from a sample of enterprises covering a total of 107 585 full-time employees and 85 057 part-time employees. According to the Norwegian Central Register of Enterprises and Establishments per September 2014, wholesale and retail trade comprises 360 500 employees in total.

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.

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