Sweden - The development of wages and salaries - August 31, 2016

Statistics Sweden published information about the wage level and salaries in the private sector, and changes over time, with detailed tables explained in English. Wages have been reported since the 1940s. Total average hourly wages for manual workers in May 2016 were SEK 163.00 excluding overtime pay and SEK 165.40 including overtime pay. This reflects an increase of 0.9 percent, in both cases, compared to May 2015. The average monthly salary for non-manual workers in May 2016 excluding variable supplements was SEK 37 530 while it was SEK 38 420 including variable supplements; an increase of 1.0% and 0.9%, compared to May 2015.

Swedish (with an English summary): http://www.scb.se/Statistik/AM … 

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