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Structural wage surveys differ from other wage surveys. Wages of individual employees are directly monitored here and not total volumes at the level of enterprises or organizations.
The median salary increased by 5.6% between 2022 and 2023 to CZK 39,518. The average value of wages for men increased by 5.5% to 42,231 and for women by 6% to 36,669 crowns. The median salary for employees in the armed forces increased the most.
In 2023, five percent of men received a salary lower than CZK 19,739, for women it was CZK 19,769. On the other hand, five percent of the best-paid men had a salary higher than 104,691 CZK, while for women it was almost 29,000 less, namely 75,794 CZK. 3.92 percent of employees, 5.63 percent of men and 1.92 percent of women received a salary above 100 thousand crowns.

  • Median wages, total

    Publication date: 23. 05. 2024

    2023

    CZK 39,518

  • Median wages of men

    Publication date: 23. 05. 2024

    2023

    CZK 42,231

  • Median wages of women

    Publication date: 23. 05. 2024

    2023

    CZK 36,669

Data and time series

Public databaseAll data CZSO online

Year 2023

OccupationPercentage of employeesAverage earnings (CZK)Median earnings (CZK)
 CZ-ISCO codeTotalMenWomenTotalMenWomenTotalMenWomen
Total 100.0053.9746.0345,92750,01041,13939,51842,23136,669

Armed forces occupations

00000.710.620.09(48,554)(48,290)(50,411)(47,124)(46,615)(50,605)

Managers

10003.762.471.29102,316112,72682,27279,72787,69068,730

Professionals

200016.117.688.4466,20776,32457,00155,12464,19350,780

Technicians and associate professionals

300022.5511.3411.2149,20052,76145,59945,15648,47542,616

Clerical support workers

40008.562.126.4436,84241,78035,21534,44739,13233,360

Service and sales workers

500013.234.548.6832,27535,24630,72130,08331,96229,597

Skilled agricultural, forestry and fishery workers

60000.720.410.3133,44034,75731,68132,53233,52730,664

Craft and related trades workers

700011.8510.351.5038,89039,91831,81837,47138,62430,437

Plant and machine operators, and assemblers

800016.2411.584.6637,18638,81133,15235,67937,61431,960

Elementary occupations

90006.272.853.4126,49928,16225,10624,44026,09323,716

Note: The data in brackets indicate those results where there is a natural dominance of one or two economic subjects. Specifically, these are cases where more than 80% are in the given classification.

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