OECD Earnings and Wages database



The OECD Earnings and Wages database is part of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and offers comparable statistics on average wages, employee compensation by activity, the gender wage gap and wage levels. Data is for the most part available since 1970 for most OECD member countries.

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Period covered by the data differs per country.

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  • Guidelines for use available
  • Search or browse function available online


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