Average weekly earnings in Ireland rose 2.3 percent year-on-year to EUR 880.37 in the first quarter of 2022, picking up from a 2 percent advance in the previous period. Earnings rose by 4.1 percent in the private sector, more than offsetting a 1.7 percent decline in the public sector. Among different industries, the largest increases were seen in professional, scientific, and technical activities (9 percent to EUR 1,097.03), information and communication (5.4 percent to EUR 1,506.04), and construction (9 percent to EUR 881.29). On the other hand, lower wages were seen for public administration and defense (-0.1 percent to EUR 1,005.69). It should be noted that there may be a compositional effect due to the significant changes in employment in certain sectors. The change in average weekly earnings may be impacted to some degree by those employments that have left or joined a sector having lower/higher average earnings than those employments that remained in the sector in both quarters. source: Central Statistics Office Ireland
Wage Growth in Ireland averaged 1.50 percent from 2009 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 7.70 percent in the fourth quarter of 2020 and a record low of -2.90 percent in the first quarter of 2010. This page provides - Ireland Wage Growth- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Ireland Average Weekly Earnings YoY - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on August of 2022.
Wage Growth in Ireland is expected to be 4.20 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Ireland Average Weekly Earnings YoY is projected to trend around 2.90 percent in 2023 and 2.20 percent in 2024, according to our econometric models.