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Average earnings report for 2017

25 August 2017

The Index of Average Earnings measures changes in earnings (gross wages and salaries, excluding bonuses) paid to workers.

The data is collected for a large representative sample of firms in the private sector, as well as all States of Jersey employees, and covers around half of workers in Jersey.

In June 2017:

  • average weekly earnings in Jersey were 2.6% higher than in June 2016
  • the latest annual increase was 0.5 percentage points greater than that of the previous twelve-month period (2.1% to June 2016)
  • private sector earnings increased by 2.8% and public sector earnings increased by 1.6% compared with June 2016
  • in real terms, average earnings over all sectors were 0.1% higher than June 2016:
    • average earnings in the private sector were 0.3% higher
    • average earnings in the public sector were 0.9% lower
  • average earnings over all sectors increased in real terms for the fifth consecutive year
  • over the last 10 years earnings have been essentially flat in real terms, increasing by 0.1% since 2007
  • median average weekly earnings of full-time equivalent2 (FTE) employees was £570 per week
  • mean average weekly earnings of full-time equivalent employees was £730 per week

Index of Average Earnings 2017 report

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