Avg hourly rate for blue-collar workers near HUF 1,400

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The average gross hourly pay rate for skilled and unskilled blue-collar workers in Hungary stood at HUF 1,388 in the first quarter, up 5% from the same period a year earlier, state news wire MTI reports citing an analysis by staffing company Trenkwalder and consultancy Moore Hungary.

The analysis was based on wage data from close to 7,000 workers.

From February 1, the gross hourly statutory minimum wage in Hungary is HUF 1,259 for skill laborers and HUF 963 for unskilled workers.

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