Annual average gross earnings was 27 830 TL in 2014
Annual average gross earnings was 27 thousand 830 TL in 2014 according to the results of Structure of Earnings Survey 2014. The figure was estimated as 27 thousand 775 TL for male employees and 27 thousand 974 TL for female employees.The highest earnings was attained by the group having higher education
Earnings of employees demonstrated an increase as the level of educational attainment advanced. A similar situation was observed in case of age group and years of seniority. The highest earnings was obtained in the group of employees with higher education which consist of university and higher degrees of education. It was 55 thousand 633 TL for male and 45 thousand 483 TL for female employees in that group.Annual average gross earnings by sex and educational attainment, 2014The highest earnings pertained to the financial and insurance activities sector
As the wages and earnings of employees are explored by branch of economic activity, the highest annual average gross earnings was observed as 62 thousand 250 TL in the “financial and insurance activities” sector. This group was followed by “information and communication” with 61 thousand 830 TL. The lowest annual average gross earnings was 20 thousand 451 TL in the “accommodation and food service activities” sector. This sector was followed by “administrative and support service activities” sector with 21 thousand 340 TL annual average gross earnings.Employees in “elementary occupations” obtained the lowest earnings
As the survey results are explored in terms of occupational groups (ISCO 08), it was observed that the highest annual average gross earnings was 86 thousand 701 TL and it was obtained by “managers”. This group was followed by the “professionals” with 57 thousand 678 TL annual average gross earnings. The lowest annual average gross earnings was obtained by employees in “elementary occupations” and it was equal to 17 thousand 056 TL. Gender pay gap was in favor of male employees at all levels of education
Gender Pay Gap (GPG) is defined as the difference between male and female wages expressed as a percentage of male wages. Annual average gross wage is used as basis for calculation here though this indicator can be calculated by using, hourly, monthly or annual wages or earnings. While GPG was in favor of female employees (-0.4 %) at the total, it was in favor of male employees at all levels of education.
Gender pay gap by educational attainment, 2014
Structure of Earnings Survey is a four yearly survey, which has been implemented simultaneously with the EU countries since 2006. Structure of Earnings Survey 2014 is the third application of the series started to be implemented to achieve the purpose of giving information on the level, structure and development of wage and earnings. The survey was implemented in 2015 by referring to the month of November 2014 as well as the information pertaining to employees throughout the year covering the B-N and P-S sections (industry, construction and services) of the European Union Economic Activity Classification (NACE Rev.2) in 17 thousand 137 establishments selected by sampling method. Persons employed as wage and salary earners are covered in the survey. Female employees constitute 27.4 % of the total employees in the economic activities covered by the survey.