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Median earnings of wage and salary earners highest for those aged 45 to 49 in 2021

release | Structure of earnings 2021

According to Statistics Finland, the median for total earnings of full-time wage and salary earners was EUR 3,314 per month in 2021. The average for total earnings was EUR 3,734. The median of total earnings was EUR 3,663 for men and EUR 3,034 for women per month. Those belonging to the best paid decile earned at least EUR 5,571 per month and the earnings of the lowest paid decile were EUR 2,302 or lower.

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  • The median of total earnings of full-time wage and salary earners was EUR 3,314 and the average EUR 3,734 per month.
  • The median of total earnings was EUR 3,663 for men and EUR 3,034 for women per month.
  • Those belonging to the best paid decile earned at least EUR 5,571 per month and the earnings of the lowest paid decile were EUR 2,302 or lower.
  • Among age groups, the median earnings were highest for wage and salary earners aged 45 to 49.

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03.10.2022

Total earnings of full-time wage and salary earners by level of education in 2021

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