The Central Bureau of Statistics published today (Thursday) the data on the gross average wage per employee post of Israeli workers. According to the data, there was an increase in the average wage per employee post compared to the corresponding period last year.

The average wage per employee post at current prices was NIS 11,799, an increase of 2.4% compared to August 2020, when the changes The most significant were in the hospitality and food services industry, With an increase of 43.7%, and in the arts, entertainment and leisure industry, where there was an increase of 32.5%. These industries were the main victims of the corona crisis and are now recovering.

In August 2021, the largest sector was the non-financial corporations sector, with 2.410 million employee jobs (64.9% of all employee jobs in the economy). The average salary per employee job in this sector was NIS 12,783. It also emerged that in August 2021, the average wage per employee post of high-tech workers was NIS 26,515, an increase of 9.3% compared to August 2020.

Data on wage and employment indices are based on monthly reports by employers to the National Insurance Institute. These reports do not include employees who receive unemployment benefits from the National Insurance Institute. The calculation of the average wage per employee post does not refer to the number of days in the month in which the employee was employed.

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