Average gross monthly salary in Bulgaria reaches 572 euro

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The average gross monthly salary in Bulgaria has reached 572 euro, as the rise compared to the same period of the previous year is 8.2%, according to data of the National Statistical Institute (NSI). The increase compared to the first quarter of this year is 4.5%.

Sectors with the highest average wages are the technology sector - 1669 euro, finance and insurance - 983 euro, energy - 931 euro. In comparison to the same period of the previous year, the average monthly salary in the second quarter of 2018 in the public sector rose by 9.6%, while in the private sector the rise reached 7.6 percent.
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