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.
|Monthly earnings||Basic monthly salary|
|2014||2013 - 2014||2014||2013 - 2014|
|Employees in wholesale and retail trade, total||37 000||1.9||35 100||2.6|
|Males||39 900||1.8||37 500||2.5|
|Females||33 000||1.9||31 800||2.6|
|Full-time employees||39 300||1.6||37 300||2.2|
|Males||41 400||1.5||38 900||2.1|
|Females||35 300||1.4||34 200||2.4|
|Part-time employees||28 600||2.5||27 200||3.4|
|Males||28 200||2.9||26 500||3.9|
|Females||28 800||2.5||27 500||3.0|
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.
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.
The statistics is published with Earnings.