Irish workers set for pay rises of 2% next year

A Mercer survey of 135 organisations found 97% plan salary increases in 2016

21st December, 2015
CSO releases latest pay figures.

Irish workers are set to receive pay increases of more than two per cent next year, a new survey shows.

The report, by human resources consulting firm Mercer, found that 97 per cent of 135 organisations surveyed are planning to implement pay rises in 2016 with a median salary increase of 2.2 per cent for most job grades. The life science, high-tech and services sectors are forecasting the largest rises of 2.4 per cent, 2.5 per cent and 2.8 per cent respectively.

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