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Private sector, manual workers: Average hourly wage and wage dispersion

By occupational group (SSYK) and sex, 2021 SEK

      Hourly wages
SSYK Occupational group Sex Number Lower quartile Median Upper quartile Average hourly wage
  Total Women 557 800 146.90 164.50 186.20 170.50
    Men 1 015 500 161.40 184.70 212.20 190.00
    Total 1 573 300 154.30 177.30 204.00 184.10
411 Office assistants and other secretaries Women .. .. .. .. ..
    Men .. .. .. .. ..
    Total .. .. .. .. ..
421 Croupiers, debt collectors and related workers Women 300 152.80 161.60 178.10 169.10
    Men 200 159.50 182.40 220.60 199.60
    Total 500 153.70 164.80 189.30 180.60
422 Client information clerks Women 6 500 153.00 162.90 174.40 167.00
    Men 2 500 149.40 169.40 182.20 169.60
    Total 9 100 152.20 164.20 178.10 167.80
432 Stores and transport clerks Women 21 600 155.40 169.20 192.60 176.00
    Men 74 700 157.70 174.50 199.90 181.00
    Total 96 300 157.00 173.30 198.80 180.00
441 Library and filing clerks Women .. .. .. .. ..
    Men .. .. .. .. ..
    Total .. .. .. .. ..
442 Postmen and postal facility workers Women .. .. .. .. ..
    Men .. .. .. .. ..
    Total .. .. .. .. ..
443 Elected representatives Women .. .. .. .. ..
    Men .. .. .. .. ..
    Total .. .. .. .. ..
511 Cabin crew, guides and related workers Women .. 185.50 202.60 216.70 200.80
    Men 2 900 193.60 211.30 226.10 207.00
    Total 5 800 188.80 206.60 222.40 204.00
512 Cooks and cold-buffet managers Women 7 500 152.10 169.10 183.90 175.20
    Men 16 000 156.50 171.60 188.70 174.20
    Total 23 600 154.60 170.80 188.00 174.50
513 Waiters and bartenders Women 20 800 140.90 158.00 174.10 161.70
    Men 13 400 148.50 170.00 182.10 172.80
    Total 34 200 145.00 162.30 178.70 167.00
514 Hairdressers, beauty and body therapists Women 9 100 149.20 165.60 203.70 177.10
    Men .. .. .. .. ..
    Total 10 700 145.30 163.40 200.00 175.30
515 Building caretakers and related workers Women 6 200 155.00 176.00 201.80 183.50
    Men 20 100 159.10 174.80 195.80 181.40
    Total 26 300 158.30 175.00 197.20 181.80
516 Other service related workers Women .. 161.00 180.50 210.00 182.50
    Men 700 161.50 181.70 209.70 191.80
    Total 1 700 161.40 180.90 210.00 187.60
522 Shop staff Women 131 100 158.80 177.40 196.40 178.30
    Men 76 400 158.90 183.50 207.90 189.90
    Total 207 400 158.90 178.70 199.40 183.10
523 Cashiers and related clerks Women .. .. .. .. 146.00
    Men .. .. .. 178.50 156.60
    Total .. .. .. .. 149.40
524 Event seller and telemarketers Women .. .. 178.50 201.60 180.40
    Men .. 139.60 157.60 208.30 174.90
    Total .. 149.20 173.80 202.70 178.20
531 Child care workers and teachers aides Women 23 800 134.60 148.20 167.40 153.90
    Men 3 400 137.50 152.70 165.60 157.00
    Total 27 200 135.00 148.50 167.40 154.30
532 Personal care workers in health services Women 27 500 166.40 181.30 199.10 184.60
    Men 4 200 168.30 185.30 203.60 188.40
    Total 31 700 166.70 181.90 199.80 185.10
533 Health care assistants Women 12 200 146.90 160.40 174.00 161.90
    Men 4 000 147.70 160.70 175.10 161.50
    Total 16 300 147.10 160.50 174.20 161.80
534 Attendants, personal assistants and related workers Women 55 400 156.20 172.60 189.50 175.90
    Men 25 800 159.30 174.60 192.00 177.20
    Total 81 200 157.20 173.30 190.10 176.30
535 Dental nurses Women .. .. .. .. ..
    Men .. .. .. .. ..
    Total .. .. .. .. ..
541 Other surveillance and security workers Women 6 200 173.60 184.10 196.90 187.10
    Men 16 000 179.70 188.80 202.90 190.90
    Total 22 200 177.00 187.60 201.80 189.90
611 Market gardeners and crop growers Women 3 600 146.40 159.60 172.90 164.60
    Men 8 600 146.40 157.80 177.10 163.80
    Total 12 200 146.40 158.00 174.60 164.00
612 Animal breeders and keepers Women 5 800 135.40 150.00 168.90 156.40
    Men 2 900 132.00 150.80 169.90 155.80
    Total 8 800 135.00 150.00 169.90 156.10
613 Mixed crop and animal breeders Women .. .. .. .. ..
    Men .. .. .. .. ..
    Total .. .. .. .. ..
621 Forestry and related workers Women 200 167.00 186.40 204.20 187.10
    Men .. 142.00 160.20 191.80 169.40
    Total .. 142.00 160.20 191.90 170.50
622 Aquaculture and fishery workers Women .. .. .. .. ..
    Men .. .. .. .. ..
    Total .. .. .. .. ..
711 Carpenters, bricklayers and construction workers Women .. 169.00 180.80 200.40 186.50
    Men 104 100 190.30 212.10 225.00 207.60
    Total 106 000 187.20 211.90 224.50 207.20
712 Roofers, floor layers, plumbers and pipefitters Women .. .. .. .. ..
    Men 35 500 192.30 216.90 234.00 210.50
    Total 36 000 192.30 216.60 234.00 210.20
713 Painters, Lacquerers, Chimney-sweepers and related trades workers Women .. 148.80 .. 189.20 173.20
    Men .. 183.30 198.60 218.10 200.80
    Total .. 174.10 193.40 218.10 197.50
721 Sheet and structural metal workers, moulders and welders, and related workers Women .. 156.10 176.30 197.20 178.90
    Men 22 100 165.00 186.30 213.40 189.90
    Total 23 100 164.10 185.70 212.40 189.40
722 Blacksmiths, toolmakers and related trades workers Women 7 400 166.80 186.90 212.90 194.20
    Men 47 600 170.30 190.90 214.30 195.10
    Total 55 000 169.80 190.50 214.10 194.90
723 Machinery mechanics and fitters Women 2 300 162.00 188.90 216.90 190.30
    Men 55 300 177.90 196.70 222.10 201.80
    Total 57 600 177.00 196.40 221.70 201.40
731 Precision-instrument makers and handicraft workers Women .. 140.90 .. 173.30 159.20
    Men .. .. .. 209.20 187.00
    Total .. .. .. 203.20 181.70
732 Printing trades workers Women 1 200 158.00 173.90 199.60 181.90
    Men 3 700 169.40 194.50 218.90 200.10
    Total 4 900 164.30 190.20 213.60 195.80
741 Electrical equipment installers and repairers Women 1 200 140.40 169.50 203.30 174.40
    Men 42 400 192.00 210.00 231.50 210.00
    Total 43 600 189.50 209.20 230.70 209.10
742 Electronics and telecommunications installers and repairers Women .. .. .. .. ..
    Men .. 169.20 191.60 222.90 199.80
    Total .. 162.00 190.40 221.50 197.70
752 Wood treaters, cabinet-makers and related trades workers Women 800 168.60 179.20 194.40 185.40
    Men 8 700 157.60 177.40 193.70 178.70
    Total 9 500 158.40 177.50 193.70 179.30
753 Tailors, upholsterers and leather craftsmen Women 800 146.60 163.20 183.00 164.90
    Men 800 143.70 156.00 172.60 162.10
    Total 1 600 145.90 161.10 179.30 163.50
761 Butchers, bakers and food processors Women .. 158.00 166.60 186.00 175.70
    Men 4 900 166.90 184.80 197.70 184.10
    Total 7 000 160.40 179.90 197.60 181.80
811 Mining and mineral processing plant operators Women 800 188.60 239.50 294.00 237.80
    Men .. 195.00 202.50 279.40 230.00
    Total 9 100 194.50 205.60 281.60 230.70
812 Metal processing and finishing plant operators Women 2 800 184.90 216.40 246.10 214.30
    Men 12 900 191.30 221.50 249.80 218.80
    Total 15 700 190.30 220.60 249.10 218.10
813 Machine operators, chemical and pharmaceutical products Women 1 900 182.00 211.30 237.70 212.10
    Men 3 200 185.30 217.20 242.90 216.60
    Total 5 100 184.40 215.10 240.30 215.00
814 Machine operators, rubber, plastic and paper products Women 3 200 162.30 175.00 201.40 183.00
    Men 10 800 170.60 189.50 217.40 194.60
    Total 14 100 168.00 185.90 214.00 192.00
815 Machine operators, textile, fur and leather products Women 2 200 140.50 152.20 166.30 153.60
    Men 2 300 139.50 155.90 174.30 159.10
    Total 4 500 139.90 153.50 169.70 156.40
816 Machine operators, food and related products Women 5 100 157.20 177.00 196.20 183.60
    Men 13 300 151.00 175.40 199.40 178.40
    Total 18 400 153.20 175.90 198.50 179.60
817 Wood processing and papermaking plant operators Women 2 300 189.90 224.70 254.90 221.10
    Men 13 800 194.80 229.00 262.80 228.70
    Total 16 100 194.10 228.40 261.40 227.60
818 Other stationary plant and machine operators Women 2 400 156.60 171.30 197.80 177.20
    Men 6 000 164.00 186.70 212.90 191.10
    Total 8 500 160.00 183.10 208.40 187.20
819 Process control technicians Women 1 800 176.60 212.40 251.70 217.10
    Men 12 200 198.10 225.80 261.50 229.90
    Total 14 000 195.50 224.30 260.60 228.30
821 Assemblers Women 12 300 150.60 167.70 189.20 172.40
    Men 36 000 161.20 179.10 200.50 183.20
    Total 48 300 158.70 176.10 198.10 180.60
831 Train operators and related workers Women 1 100 221.20 247.00 266.40 243.90
    Men 4 900 233.50 258.00 274.00 252.60
    Total 6 000 230.50 256.70 273.20 251.10
832 Car, van and motorcycle drivers Women .. 150.70 161.90 177.00 163.50
    Men .. .. 161.20 176.00 161.00
    Total .. 149.90 161.40 176.00 161.30
833 Heavy truck and bus drivers Women 6 700 165.90 173.00 184.10 175.60
    Men 63 400 167.90 177.20 191.30 180.70
    Total 70 100 167.50 176.50 190.70 180.20
834 Mobile plant operators Women 3 100 169.30 192.70 211.10 193.90
    Men 41 700 175.00 192.20 213.70 195.30
    Total 44 800 174.70 192.40 213.70 195.20
835 Ships' deck crews and related workers Women .. .. .. .. ..
    Men .. 172.30 201.10 212.00 201.10
    Total .. 171.90 200.00 212.00 199.50
911 Cleaners and helpers Women 59 100 137.10 146.60 154.30 146.90
    Men 20 600 140.00 147.90 157.10 150.60
    Total 79 600 137.30 146.80 154.30 147.90
912 Washers, window cleaners and other cleaning workers Women .. 141.60 155.20 170.90 154.00
    Men .. 123.10 136.00 167.40 142.50
    Total .. 123.10 136.20 167.40 142.80
921 Berry pickers and planters Women .. .. 136.30 150.70 141.70
    Men 4 100 127.50 141.80 160.00 149.10
    Total 6 100 125.50 140.70 158.30 146.70
931 Construction labourers Women .. 162.30 179.30 185.50 176.10
    Men .. 164.40 191.40 204.90 183.40
    Total .. 164.10 191.20 204.80 183.10
932 Manufacturing labourers Women 3 300 150.00 162.20 178.20 165.50
    Men 6 200 146.70 163.40 181.60 166.70
    Total 9 500 148.30 163.00 180.00 166.30
933 Dockers and ground personnel Women 400 155.40 176.10 195.60 181.10
    Men .. 171.20 175.00 196.40 187.80
    Total .. 171.20 175.00 196.40 187.50
941 Fast-food workers, food preparation assistants Women 40 200 135.50 146.10 155.40 147.50
    Men 34 200 137.80 148.50 158.00 151.60
    Total 74 400 135.60 146.70 157.20 149.60
952 Street and market vendors Women .. .. .. .. ..
    Men .. .. .. .. ..
    Total .. .. .. .. ..
961 Recycling collectors Women .. 171.20 179.30 179.30 176.40
    Men .. 167.90 177.10 191.30 176.20
    Total .. 168.10 178.70 191.30 176.20
962 Newspaper distributors, janitors and other service workers Women 12 100 138.00 144.50 152.60 146.40
    Men 20 100 140.40 150.00 167.40 155.20
    Total 32 200 140.10 147.00 161.10 152.10
988 Other professions Women 7 200 148.00 175.20 201.50 180.60
    Men 2 100 143.50 161.40 191.10 172.60
    Total 9 300 147.00 171.50 199.70 178.80
999 Occupations unidentifiable Women .. .. .. .. ..
    Men .. 154.00 .. .. 203.40
    Total .. .. .. .. 208.40

Definitions and explanations

The average salary is calculated as the sum of the individual's salary divided by the number of individuals.

Lower quartile, median and upper quartile means that 25%, 50% and 75% of employees have a salary that is below the specified value.

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Last updated
2022-05-17

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