Thursday July 2, 2020

Pay growth speeds up, but still modest

Finance workers best paid, with earnings up almost 14 per cent in five years

26th May, 2017
CSO releases latest pay figures.

Official figures show that average weekly pay across the Irish economy rose by 1.4 per cent in the first quarter of this year compared with a year earlier. This represents an acceleration from the 0.6 per cent growth in the final quarter of last year and was broadly in line with economists' expectations.

Average weekly pay in the first three months of 2017 was €723.08, according to the Central Statistics Office. Average hourly pay moved up 0.7...

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