Wage growth faster in public than private sector in 2017

Average earnings in the public sector have been rising more quickly than in the private sector in the Czech Republic, according to official figures quoted by the Czech News Agency. Wages rose by an average of 8.4 percent among public sector employees in 2017, compared to an average rise of 6.8 percent for those working in the private sphere.

Public sector staff took home an average of just under CZK 32,000 a month last year, around CZK 1000 more than those in the private sector.

Author: Ian Willoughby