Details on Geostat’s research into salaries in Georgia
1) According to Geostat, over the past year wages have increased in almost all sectors, and in the third quarter of 2018 the average monthly wage was 1,125.50 lari [$420]. This is 56 lari more than in the same period last year.
2) The highest average salaries were recorded in the financial sector – 2,354 lari [$878]. Workers in this sector received the highest annual wage growth – 26.5%.
People engaged in science and technical activities also received higher salaries – 1,868 lari [$878] – an annual growth of 8.6%.
Employees in the information and communication spheres have an average monthly salary of 1,785 GEL [$665] – an increase of 18% year-on-year.
In the construction sector, the average salary was 1,722 lari [$642]. Unlike other areas, construction salaries suffered a decrease of 13.9 per cent this year.
On average, people engaged in real estate earned about 1,483 GEL [553 dollars].
3) The lowest salaries were recorded in the field of education (586 GEL / $218) and in the agricultural sector (705 GEL / $262).