The highest paid 10 percent in 2014 had an average monthly wage of NOK 82,900, in 2015 it was NOK 85,800.
The lowest paid 10 percent in 2014 had an average monthly wage of NOK 22,900, in 2015 it was NOK 22,500.
Wages will vary by location, industry and company.
Estimated annual earnings for all employees, which is a compilation of annual salary for each business area, in 2015 was, NOK 518,100. This equals to NOK 13,900 kroner, or 2.8 percent more than in 2014. The increase from 2013 to 2014 was 3.2 percent.
All these figures from the Norwegian Statistics Office only reflect the agreed monthly wages and do not take into account overtime pay, bonuses, or statutory holiday pay.
Also, these figures do not reflect the salaries paid in certain regions and industries, such as the oil and gas sector in Stavanger, where a specialist engineer with 5- 10 years of work experience in 2014 often could demand a monthly salary of Kr 65,000 (EUR 7,100) or more.