The average gross annual salary of employees in the July-September quarter was €14,466, up from €13,801 in the same quarter in 2009, NSO figures issued today as part of a Labour Force Survey show.
The best paid employees were those in financial intermediation at an average of €18,159.
The average in other categories was:
Electricity, gas and water supply; €15,849
Wholesale and retail trade, repairs: €12,904
Hotels and restaurants: €12,077
Transport, storage and communication: €14,728
Real Estate, renting and business activities: €15,305
Public administration and defence: €16,293
Health and social work: €14,633
Other community, social and personal service activities: €13,100