Average monthly earnings up NOK 700

Full-time employees in the wholesale and retail trade had average monthly earnings, excluding overtime pay, of NOK 33 900 as at 1 September 2009. This is a year-on-year growth of NOK 700 or 2.1 per cent.

The wholesale and retail trade includes the industries motor vehicle services, wholesale trade and retail trade. Employees in the wholesale trade had an increase of 3.0 per cent in average monthly earnings, in the retail trade 1.0 per cent, and in motor vehicle services 0.9 per cent.

The publications of wage statistics in 2009 apply a new Standard Industrial Classification (SIC2007). The wage statistics for 2008/2009 presented here are thus according to the new standard.

Source: Statistics Norway

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