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Salary dispersion by sector and sex 2021

SEK

Sector Percentile
    10 25 50 75 90 Average monthly salary
               
Total Women 23 900 27 200 32 000 39 200 48 700 35 100
  Men 25 000 28 800 34 500 43 400 57 000 39 000
  Total 24 400 28 000 33 200 41 100 53 000 37 100
  % 96 94 93 90 85 90
Primary local authorities Women 24 200 27 400 31 500 36 900 42 700 32 900
  Men 23 900 27 100 31 500 37 700 44 600 33 400
  Total 24 100 27 300 31 500 37 000 43 100 33 000
  % 101 101 100 98 96 98
County council Women 26 600 29 700 34 900 41 700 51 300 38 300
  Men 26 700 31 200 39 000 52 000 84 400 46 600
  Total 26 600 30 000 35 600 43 600 58 600 40 200
  % 100 95 90 80 61 82
Central government Women 27 900 31 000 36 700 45 000 53 900 39 500
  Men 27 900 31 900 39 100 48 000 58 800 41 700
  Total 27 900 31 300 37 800 46 400 56 200 40 500
  % 100 97 94 94 92 95
Public Women 25 000 28 300 32 700 38 800 46 300 34 900
  Men 25 000 28 700 34 400 42 900 53 900 38 000
  Total 25 000 28 400 33 100 39 900 48 400 35 800
  % 100 99 95 91 86 92
Private, manual workers Women 22 100 24 200 27 000 30 300 34 100 27 700
  Men 23 900 26 800 30 400 35 000 39 200 31 100
  Total 23 000 25 500 29 100 33 500 37 800 29 900
  % 93 91 89 87 87 89
Private, non-manual workers Women 27 000 31 500 38 000 46 800 60 000 41 800
  Men 30 000 35 900 44 500 55 800 72 000 49 400
  Total 28 100 33 600 41 200 52 100 67 200 46 000
  % 90 88 85 84 83 85

Definitions and explanations

% Women's salary as a percent of men's

Percentiles

The share of employees who have the same or lower salary than shown by each measure:

  • 10th percentile 10 percent
  • 25th percentile 25 percent
  • 50th percentile 50 percent
  • 75th percentile 75 percent
  • 90th percentile 90 percent

More about the results

Source
SCB

Last updated
2022-06-21

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