Average monthly wage up by 3.2 year-on-year

The average monthly wage in the Czech Republic in the first quarter rose by 3.2 percent year-on-year to CZK 35,285, the Czech Statistics office reported on Friday. In real terms, taking into account inflation, earnings rose by one percent. However two-thirds of employees earn less than the average wage.

The median wage, a midway between the highest and the lowest levels, increased by 2.5 percent year on year to CZK 29,867. It was CZK 32,235 for men and CZK 27,237 for women.