In January-June the average monthly salary in Baku increased by 3.5% YoY and amounted to 816.8 manats, the Statistics Office in Baku reported.
The highest average monthly wages are among employees of enterprises and organizations engaged in industrial, financial and insurance, as well as professional, scientific and technical activities, and among workers in the IT and construction industries.
The lowest wages were observed among workers in health sector, social services, agriculture, education, recreation, entertainment sectors and the arts.
In general, in Azerbaijan the average monthly salaries in January-June increased by 7.9% and amounted to 583.7 manats.
In 2018 the average monthly salary in the country amounted to 544.1 manats, up by 3% YoY. (Trend/Business World Magazine)