Slovakia - Gender wage gap more than a quarter - February 29, 2016

The average salary in the first half of 2015, according to a fresh survey by the internet portal, was 929 euro a month, with Bratislava topping the list of best paid jobs. In the region of Bratislava, the average salary comes to 1,280 euro, while the lowest average salary can be found in the Presov region, at 808 euro. The survey pointed to the existing pay gap between men and women, with men making an average of 27% more than their female counterparts. The top paid jobs are in management and higher qualified jobs, while the services industry laments the lowest paid jobs, with the hotel, tourism and catering sectors coming out worst.

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