The average gross monthly wage in Hungary averaged HUF 218,900 in 2010, up 11.7% from 2007, according to a survey conducted by the internet job portal site Workania.
The survey shows the average gross income of high-school graduates rose 5% in the same period to HUF 166,000 per month, while that of those with university degrees rose 4% to HUF 330,000 per month. The average monthly gross wage of those with post-graduate degrees rose 17% to HUF 420,400.
Some occupations registered a decrease in income between 2007 and 2010: the average wage for insurance agents fell 25% to HUF 177,900 during the period. The gross income of cosmetologists dropped 24% and that of personnel consultants slipped 15%.
CEOs registered the largest increase in average gross income during the period, earning HUF 1,363,000 per month in 2010, up 52% from 2007. (MTI – Econews)