Half of workers in Serbia earn less than 50,000 dinars per month

7.2% of workers in Serbia earn more than 120,000 dinars per month, while the majority (27.2%) earn between 35,000 and 50,000 dinars, followed by those who earn less than 35,000 dinars per month (23 .3%).

The average net salary in September last year was 65,218 dinars, the National Statistics Office (RZS) announced today. The highest average salary was recorded in the information and communication sector at nearly 145,000 dinars, followed by 103,470 dinars in the financial sector, while the lowest average salary was recorded in the accommodation and catering sector, 40,085 dinars.

Employees in mining and electricity supply, as well as public administration and health care, also had salaries above the national average. The average salary in the state administration was 75,000 dinars, in health 72,184 dinars, while the whole education sector remained 2,000 dinars below the national average, at 63,604 dinars.

Below the national average are the sectors of agriculture, manufacturing industry, trade, construction, transport, real estate, administrative activities, arts, entertainment and leisure and other activities and services. According to RZS data, men, regardless of their level of education, had higher salaries than women.

In Belgrade, men with bachelor’s, master’s or doctorate degrees earned 45,000 dinars more than their female colleagues, more specifically, the average salary of the most educated men was more than 151,000 dinars, and for women with the same level of education 104,549 dinars.

Looking at the regions, the highest average salaries were recorded in Belgrade, 81,331 dinars, then in Vojvodina with an average of 61,735 dinars. In southern and eastern Serbia, the average salary was 57,078 dinars while the lowest salaries were recorded in Šumadija region and western Serbia with 55,570 dinars.



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