According to Geostat, national statistics service of Georgia, in the first quarter of 2017, averaged monthly salary of an employee marked 989 GEL, up 8.4% year on year.
The highest salary was recorded in finance sector – 1908 GEL. Housing sector is second with 1598 GEL, transport and communications ranks third with 1332 GEL. The lowest salary was recorded in education sector – 564 GEL. Agriculture sector salaries totaled 658 GEL on average.
Averaged monthly salaries saw a major rise in real estate operations with a 18.6% upturn, while salaries declined in state governance sector by 2.1%.
Chart – averaged monthly salary in the first quarter of 2017 (in GEL)
|Transport and Communications||1332||1165||14.4%|
|Real Estate Transactions||1196||1008||18.6%|
|Production and Distribution of Electricity, Gas and Water||1116||1102||1.2%|
|Trade: Vehicles, Household Things Repair||853||785||8.7%|
|Hotels and Restaurants||741||652||13.6%|