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Appendix table 11. Average earnings by employer sector and gender, EUR/month

  2017/3 2017/4 2017 2018/1* 2018/2* 2018/3* 2018/4* 2018*
Employer sector Base of payment Gender                
All sectors Total Total 3 398 3 406 3 396 3 424 3 458 3 471 3 480 3 458
Male 3 696 3 707 3 696 3 732 3 765 3 778 3 789 3 766
Female 3 105 3 112 3 101 3 123 3 158 3 170 3 177 3 157
Hourly paid Total 2 724 2 735 2 728 2 754 2 769 2 779 2 795 2 774
Monthly paid Total 3 538 3 546 3 535 3 564 3 602 3 615 3 622 3 601
Private and Others Total Total 3 487 3 497 3 485 3 520 3 555 3 566 3 576 3 554
Male 3 710 3 722 3 710 3 751 3 782 3 794 3 807 3 783
Female 3 170 3 180 3 165 3 196 3 234 3 244 3 252 3 231
Local government Total Total 3 038 3 041 3 037 3 044 3 073 3 089 3 092 3 075
Male 3 382 3 383 3 381 3 387 3 419 3 437 3 441 3 421
Female 2 942 2 945 2 940 2 948 2 976 2 991 2 995 2 978
Central government Total Total 3 852 3 861 3 850 3 865 3 919 3 942 3 950 3 919
Male 4 102 4 111 4 100 4 116 4 173 4 198 4 206 4 173
Female 3 574 3 582 3 572 3 586 3 636 3 658 3 665 3 636
* Preliminary

Source: Index of wage and salary earnings 2018, 4th quarter. Statistics Finland

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Updated 6.2.2019

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Index of wage and salary earnings [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7814. 4th quarter 2018, Appendix table 11. Average earnings by employer sector and gender, EUR/month . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 26.8.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/ati/2018/04/ati_2018_04_2019-02-06_tau_011_en.html