Earnings by economic branch and occupation

Topics Earnings


Press releases

14 December 2022 Below-average increase of 6% in earnings of postal and parcel service employees in the last ten years


11 May 2022 Number of people working in hospital nursing care up 18% in ten years


4 May 2022 Truck traffic: one third of all professional drivers are aged 55 or over


20 December 2021 7.8 million low-wage jobs in April 2021  


14 December 2020 Temporary work in 2018: median gross hourly earnings 24% below those of the total economy




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Distribution of the gross monthly earnings of full-time employees in April 2023

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Economic Activities with the highest and lowest earnings in April 2023

Quality Reports

Quality Report - Quarterly Earnings Survey

Quality Report - Quarterly Earnings Survey

Purpose of the statistics: Data input for several sets of short-term economic and structural statistics, representation of short-term trends in gross earnings and working hours (by sex and performance group) as well as information on the short-term economic development, risks to price stability and international competitiveness.