AVERAGE NET SALARY AT 20.004 MKD IN SEPTEMBER
The State Statistical Office has said that the average net salary in September stood at 20.004 denars (approx. 325 euros), while average gross-salary stood at 30.002 denars.
According to the data of the State Statistical Office the index of average monthly net-wage paid per employee in September 2009 in relation to September 2008 is 118.7. As of January 2009, by applying the concept of gross wages, there are structural changes in the data on net wages due to the inclusion of allowances for food and transport in the wages.
This increase is caused by the increase of the average monthly net-wage paid per employee in the sectors: Health and social work, Fishing and Electricity, gas and water supply.
The biggest growth in the average monthly net-wage paid per employee compared to the previous month is noticed in the sectors: Transport, storage and communications, Manufacturing, Financial intermediation.
For September 2009, 2.6% of the employees in the Republic of Macedonia have not received any payment which is by 5.7% less in comparison to the same period previous year.