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Gross Average Monthly Wage (USD) (USD), 2017 or latest
Labour | December 12, 2018
$2.99
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Based on a comparison of 80 countries in 2017, Switzerland ranked the highest in Gross Average Monthly Wage (USD) with USD 7,257 followed by Luxembourg and Iceland. On the other end of the scale was Ecuador with USD 0.020, El Salvador with USD 36.4 and Rwanda with USD 68.3.

Data for more countries are available at Gross Average Monthly Wage (USD) indicator page.

Gross Average Monthly Wage (USD) Unit 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Australia USD 6,304 6,511 6,173 5,611 5,106
Austria USD 4,309 4,098 4,329 4,304 3,914
Belgium USD 4,683 4,444 4,690 4,601 4,088
Canada USD 4,786 4,909 4,917 4,696 4,167
Denmark USD 6,058 5,727 5,992 5,970 5,433
Finland USD 4,405 4,187 4,384 4,313 3,887
Iceland USD ... 3,990 3,924 4,354 4,610 4,761 ...
Ireland USD 5,114 4,712 4,829 4,752 4,310
Luxembourg USD 6,479 6,058 6,424 6,398 5,863
Netherlands USD 5,021 4,717 4,990 4,863 4,383
Norway USD 6,821 6,823 7,019 6,259 5,354
Sweden USD 4,558 4,488 4,742 4,440 3,990
Switzerland USD 8,111 7,722 7,890 7,770 7,309
USA USD 4,484 4,606 4,646 4,784 4,915
United Kingdom USD 4,205 4,219 4,265 4,428 4,250