Aldi Magyarország raises wages by 8% across the board

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The local unit of German discount chain Aldi has raised wages for its staff by 8% from January 1, Aldi Magyarország said on Monday, according to a report by state news wire MTI.

Aldi continues to reward loyalty with its remuneration policy, paying staff more who have been with the company longer.

From 2022 new full-time employees at the retailer will have a monthly gross wage of HUF 362,600, while staff wages will top out at gross HUF 502,300 a month.

Deputy store heads can expect a starting monthly wage of HUF 522,800 that can rise to HUF 678,600 a month over time. 

Management salaries will range between a gross monthly HUF 651,700 and HUF 1,052,000.

Aldi said that around 25% of its employees have been with the company for more than 6 years.

Hungarians working full time in commerce earned a gross monthly HUF 397,270, on average, in September, the latest data from the Central Statistical Office (KSH) show.

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