Appendix table 1. Average monthly earnings and dispersion of earnings in ordinary and public sector employment contracts by occupation group in 2017

Occupation Total monthly earnings, EUR
No. of employees 1st decile Median 9th decile Mean
0 Armed forces 7 097 3 087 4 386 6 177 4 553
1 Managers 46 724 3 391 5 900 9 526 6 290
2 Professionals 371 354 2 500 3 879 6 052 4 127
3 Technicians and associate professionals 381 735 2 137 3 020 4 558 3 205
4 Clerical support workers 114 508 1 613 2 512 3 439 2 547
5 Service and sales workers 332 209 1 055 2 216 3 060 2 166
6 Skilled agricultural, forestry and fishery workers 6 758 1 530 2 259 2 911 2 227
7 Craft and related trades workers 145 269 1 661 2 789 3 850 2 775
8 Plant and machine operators, and assemblers 136 347 1 710 2 784 4 031 2 819
9 Elementary occupations 112 365 747 1 959 2 791 1 900
X Unknown 5 946 917 2 370 4 380 2 560
Total 1 660 312 1 577 2 816 4 839 3 087

Source: Structure of Earnings 2017, Statistics Finland

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Updated 19.2.2018

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Structure of Earnings [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-0092. 2017, Appendix table 1. Average monthly earnings and dispersion of earnings in ordinary and public sector employment contracts by occupation group in 2017 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 22.8.2019].
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