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Educators receive the lowest salaries in Georgia

Details on Geostat’s research into salaries in Georgia

The national statistics service of Georgia, Geostat, has conducted a comparative analysis of salaries in the third quarter of 2018.

Main results:

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).

 

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