The net nominal average wage earnings was of RON 2,094 in September, up from the previous month by RON 18 (+ 0.9%), and highest earnings being registered in oil and IT-communications industries, a press release from the National Statistics Institute (INS) issued on Monday informs.
“The highest values of nominal average net wage earning were recorded in petroleum and natural gas exploitations (RON 5,737) and the lowest in hotels and restaurants (RON 1,265). As compared to September the previous year, the net nominal average wage earnings have increased by 14.2%. Real earnings index against the same month of the previous year was of 114.9%. The real earnings index was of 101.0% in September 2016 as compared to the previous month. As compared to October 1990, the real earnings index was of 159.9%, by 1.5 percentage points higher than the level registered in August 2016,” INS informs.
In the public sector there were increases in the net average earnings in education against the previous month (+ 8%) as a result of granting the amounts of hourly paid teachers and of application of legal provisions for staff paid from public funds. Slight increases in net average earnings were registered in public administration (+ 0.8%), respectively health and social assistance (+ 0.3%).