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Average wages in Hungary in 2012

The Hungarian Central Statistical Office has just published the current wage figures.

According to the statistics in the first half of 2012 the average gross earnings were 220,700 HUF (ca 780 euro, 955 USD) per month.

The best-paid jobs can be found at financial and insurance companies ((HUF 464,900 on average).

There are followed by information and communication (HUF 413,500) and electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply (HUF 397,200), meanwhile at human health and social work companies and organizations this figure is only 147,100 forints.

It means that the net earnings were 142,700 forints.

There is a significant difference between the wages of manual and non-manual workers. The former group earns HUF 99,500 as net wage, while the workers belonging the later one have a HUF 187,700 monthly paycheck on average.

See the official website for details.