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Average salary in Bulgaria marks 7.8% rise in second quarter of the year

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The average monthly salary in Bulgaria reached a level of 886 euros during the second quarter of the year - 7.8% higher in comparison to the first three months of the year, according to data of the National Statistical Institute. The highest and lowest average remuneration in June was €1,205 in the capital and €566 in Kyustendil, respectively. In the same month, activities related to creation and distribution of information and creative products and telecommunication technologies topped the chart with 2,160 euros a month, followed by financial and insurance activities with 1,403 euros. The lowest paid are those working in the hotel and restaurant industry with EUR 542.

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