Average wage: “Champion” in rising wages tourism in 2023

“Champion” in the increase in wages emerged the tourism industry in 2023, according to the figures reflected in the final findings of the Centre for Planning and Economic Research (KEPE) to adjust the minimum wage. The biggest wage increase for 2023 was observed in the tourism sector (9.1%) at the same time as employees fell by 1.0%. The increase in average wages for tourism (9.1%) is greater even than the increase in average wages (5.9%) in all sectors of the Greek economy. After the tourism industry, the biggest increase in the average wage in 2023 recorded information and communication at 7.5%. The construction sector follows with an average wage increase of 6.6%.