Construction Sector Pay Highest for Civil Engineering Work


Construction workers involved in civil engineering projects were paid one-third more than the industry average last year, data compiled by the Central Statistical Office (KSH) show.

Construction sector workers earned a gross monthly HUF 380,000, on average, last year. Blue-collar workers got HUF 310,000 and white-collar ones HUF 521,000.

The average wage in the sector was 76% of the average wage for the national economy as a whole.

The average monthly payment for a construction sector worker involved in utility projects stood at HUF 513,000. Workers at road and railway construction sites earned HUF 524,000 on average.


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