He saw prices rise over the past few months and data from the National Institute of Statistics (INE) shows that wage increases are much less than inflation. In the second quarter of this year, the average gross monthly wage per employee increased by 3.1% year-over-year, which means, given the impact of inflation, a decrease of 4.6% in real terms. But behind these figures there is a great asymmetry between the different sectors of activity and professions. What are the jobs that pay the most? That was the question Expresso put to recruiters and sector associations.
National Institute of Statistics data determines that the highest annual growth in average gross gross wages, in the second quarter of the year (the latest data available for it), occurred in “electricity, gas, steam, hot and cold water, and cold air” at 21.2%. It is true that this The number had an unusual factor.The National Institute of Statistics explains that this significant growth was due to the payment of irregular bonuses (such as non-monthly bonuses and bonuses or holiday allowances) in May 2022, when this payment was made the previous year in February.However, he notes Recruiters and sector associations indicated that there were jobs in which salary increases were evident.