The Slovenia Times

November wages up by a tenth due to Christmas bonuses


Ljubljana - The average Slovenian gross wage stood at EUR 2,085 in November, up by a tenth both in real and nominal terms over the month before and almost 3% on 2020. The Statistics Office attributes the jump to Christmas bonuses.

A quarter of all employees received end-year bonuses with their wages for November - which are paid out in December - with the average bonus at almost EUR 797, an increase of 5.3% over the year before.

Wages increased both in the private sector, by 13.4% over the month before, and in the public sector, where they rose by 5.4%.

Electricity, gas and steam supply remains the sector with the highest average gross wage, at EUR 3,345, followed by the financial and insurance industry at EUR 3,333.

The average net wage in the country stood at EUR 1,364 and was similarly more than a tenth higher than in the month before. At the annual level, it increased by almost 3%.


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