The highest average monthly salary in the third quarter of 2022 was reported in the information and communication technology sector – over 26,000 lei. The financial and insurance sectors rank second with an average salary of over 20,000. In the electricity, heat, gas, steam and air conditioning supply sectors, the average pay was about 17,000 lei, IPN reports.
According to the National Bureau of Statistics, the lowest average pay was recorded in the accommodation and public food sectors – 7,184 lei. The salary in arts and entertainment activities was 7,252 de lei, while in agriculture, forestry and fisheries - over 7,300 lei.
Compared with the third quarter of last year, the earnings rose in all the economic activities. The highest raises were reported in accommodation and public food – 25.9%, transport and storage – 24.4%, financial and insurance activities – 23.6%.
In the third quarter of this year, the average gross nominal salary at units with four and more salary earners operating in the real sector of the economy and at budget-funded institutions was over 10,600 lei against the corresponding period last year, up 16% in nominal value and down 13.4% in real terms (adjusted to the consumer price index).