Level of wage in Kosovo, 2012-2018

  • 06/09/2019

Kosovo Agency of Statistics (KAS) has published the Level of wage in Kosovo in the period 2012-2018.

This publication contains data on average gross and net wage by sectors and economic activities in the Public Sector (Administration), Private Sector and Publicly Owned Enterprises in Kosovo.

In 2012 the average gross wages in Kosovo were 431 euro, while in 2018 it was 558 euro, an increase by 127 euro, or 29.6%. Whereas, the net wage from 384 euro as it was in 2012 increased to 498 euro in 2018, by 114 euro, or 29.8%.

The average gross wage in the Public Sector in 2012 was 407 euro, while in 2018 it was 573 euro, an increase by 166 euro, or 40.8%. Whereas, the average net wage of 353 Euro, as in 2012, increased to 509 euro, an increase by 156 euro, or 44.1%.

The Private Sector had an average gross wage of 367 euro in 2012, while in 2018 it increased to 401 euro, an increase by 34 euro, or 9.3%. While net wage of 333 euro, as it was in 2012, increased to 364 euro, an increase by 31 euro, or 9.3%.

The average gross wage in the Publicly Owned Enterprises Sector in 2012 was 518 euro, while in 2018 it was 699 euro, an increase by 181 euro or 34.9%. Meanwhile, net wage of 465 euro, as it was in 2012, increased to 620 euro in 2018, an increase by 155 euro, or 33.3%.

The highest wages in Kosovo were in the Publicly Owned Enterprises Sector, while the lowest wages were in the Private Sector.

The average gross wage in 2018 according to the highest economic activities was: Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply (843 euro); Information and communication (717 euro); Mining and quarrying (639 euro); while the lowest wage was in Agriculture, forestry and fishing (256 euro).

The average net wage in 2018 by economic activity is the same: Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply (743 euro); Information and communication (635 euro); Mining and quarrying (569 euro); while the lowest wage was in Agriculture, forestry and fishing (237 euro).

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