Appendix table 1. Average monthly earnings and dispersion of earnings of full-time wage and salary earners by occupation group in 2019

Occupation Total monthly earnings, EUR
No. of employees 1st decile Median 9th decile Mean
0 Armed forces 7 221 3 118 4 508 6 330 4 658
1 Managers 44 271 3 576 6 199 9 862 6 610
2 Professionals 362 915 2 804 4 102 6 274 4 405
3 Technicians and associate professionals 337 396 2 479 3 250 4 832 3 501
4 Clerical support workers 87 048 2 206 2 711 3 670 2 860
5 Service and sales workers 226 868 2 067 2 509 3 389 2 654
6 Skilled agricultural, forestry and fishery workers 4 692 1 850 2 476 3 130 2 511
7 Craft and related trades workers 124 327 2 302 2 988 4 007 3 096
8 Plant and machine operators, and assemblers 109 099 2 288 2 997 4 227 3 150
9 Elementary occupations 80 799 1 825 2 211 3 122 2 376
X Unknown 16 054 1 922 2 820 4 801 3 153
Total 1 400 690 2 222 3 140 5 238 3 527

Source: Structure of Earnings 2019, Statistics Finland

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Updated 31.8.2020

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Structure of Earnings [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-0092. 2019, Appendix table 1. Average monthly earnings and dispersion of earnings of full-time wage and salary earners by occupation group in 2019 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 13.6.2021].
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