Mining-Quarrying Sector Salaries - International Comparison

 
Classification:   The occupations comprising the construction sector are as defined in ISIC Rev. 3-D and ISIC Rev. 2-3 by the International Standard Industrical Classification of Economic Activities.
 
Methodology:   Unless otherwise indicated, the gross income is obtained from data provided to the International Labour Organization [9] by government agencies (Statistics Canada, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Statistics Finland, etc). The compulsory deductions include income tax, municipal tax, provincial/state income tax, social security (pension plan, medicare), compulsory additional insurance, etc. The deductions are representative of single-earner-married-without-child status, and are obtained from income tax calculators [t], social security withholdings, the OECD Tax Database [k], or other sources. Employees include both men and women unless otherwise noted.
 
    
 

Average Salary in the Mining-Quarrying Sector

Country  Net Monthly Income  constant 2005 US$ [a] [d] Notes, Source                                                                               Gross Monthly Sector Income Compulsory Deductions Weekly Hours
 
Australia average income PPP $ 3,515 $ 3,450 Full-time adult non-managerial employees, 2004. Australian Bureau of Statistics, [9], [t]. 6,144 dollars 26% 45.7
UK average income PPP $ 3,463 $ 3,508 Full-time employees on adult rates of pay, 2003. Incl. overtime payments. UK Employment Department, [9], [t]. 2,847 pounds 29% 43.4
Norway average income PPP $ 3,256 $ 4,492 Full-time employees, 2005. Excl. overtime payments. Statistics Norway, [9]. 43,908 kroners 34% 46.0
U.S. average income PPP $ 2,961 $ 2,961 Full-time and part-time production workers in the private sector, 2005. Incl. overtime, excl. bonus. U.S. Department of Labor, [9], [t]. 3,748 dollars 21% 45.4
Canada average income PPP $ 2,956 $ 2,953 Employees, 2005. Incl. overtime. Statistics Canada, [9], [t]. 5,677 dollars 37% 41.2
Netherlands average income PPP $ 2,941 $ 3,585 Full-time employees, 2004. Excl. overtime payments. Netherlands Central Bureau voor de Statistiek, [9]. 4,241 euros 34% 39.7
Greece average income PPP $ 2,735 $ 1,780 Part-time and full-time employees, 2002. Statistics Greece, [13], [9], [k]. 2,514 euros 31% 41.0
Korea average income PPP $ 2,693 $ 2,135 Regular employees incl. family allowances and the value of payments in kind, 2005. Establishments with 5 or more regular employees. Korea Ministry of Labour, [9]. 2,475,000 wons 12% 43.2
New Zealand average income PPP $ 2,620 $ 2,505 Standardized income (185 hours/month), full-time equivalent employees, 2004. Statistics New Zealand, [9], [t]. 4,947 dollars 26% 43.1
France average income PPP $ 2,547 $ 2,000 Employees, 2002. Ministère de l'Emploi et de la Formation Professionnelle, [9]. 1,949 euros 0% 36.5
Spain average income PPP $ 2,429 $ 2,314 Incl. overtime payments and irregular gratuities, 2005. Instituto Nacional de Estadística, [9], [k]. 2,352 euros 21% 38.5
Switzerland average income PPP $ 2,424 $ 3,453 Standardised monthly earnings (40 hours x 4 1/3 weeks), 2004. Office fédéral de la statistique Suisse, [9]. 6,120 francs 32% 42.9
Japan average income PPP $ 2,393 $ 2,813 Regular employees, incl. overtime and bonuses, 2005; establishments with 5 or more regular employees; Japan Ministry of Health, Labour, and Welfare, [17], [k]. 377,000 yens 18% 44.8
Taiwan average income PPP $ 2,350 $ 1,273 Employees, incl. overtime and bonus, 2005. National Statistics Republic of China, [10]. 45,893 dollars 11% 42.0
Germany average salary PPP $ 2,211 $ 2,373 Wage earners, 2004. Federal Statistical Office of Germany, [9], [t]. 2,610 euros 29% 40.8
Belgium average income PPP $ 2,190 $ 2,131 Full-time employees, 2003. Institut National de Statistique, [9], [t]. 2,609 euros 32%
Austria average income PPP $ 2,127 $ 2,050 Employees, 2003. Austrian Central Statistical Office (ÖSTAT), [9], [t]. 2,586 euros 34% 36.0
Sweden average salary PPP $ 1,890 $ 2,474 Wage earners in the private sector, 2005. Excl. holidays, sick-leave and overtime payments. Statistiska Centralbyrån, [9]. 27,893 kronas 34% 42.6
Finland average income PPP $ 1,853 $ 2,213 Full-time employees, 2004. Excl. seasonal and end-of-year bonuses. Statistics Finland, [9], [k], [t]. 2,504 euros 31% 40.6
Italy average income PPP $ 1,627 $ 1,757 Employees, 2005. Istituto Nazionale di Statistica, [9]. 1,987 euros 29%
Brazil average income PPP $ 1,487 $ 529 Employees, 2002. Ministerio do Trabalho e da Previdência Social, [9]. 1,517 reals 11% 44.7
Poland average income PPP $ 1,449 $ 876 Employees, 2005. Incl. the value of payments in kind. Poland Central Statistical Office, [9], [k]. 4,347 zlotys 35% 41.0
Russia average income PPP $ 1,285 $ 614 Employees, 2005. Federal State Statistics Office, [9]. 19,954 roubles 13%
Philippines average income PPP $ 1,115 $ 251 Employees, 2001. Establishments with 20 or more persons employed. National Statistics Office, [9], [t]. 13,298 pesos 13% 46.3
Portugal average income PPP $ 1,115 $ 951 Employees, 2005. Instituto Nacional de Estatística, [9]. 920 euros 17% 37.9
Czech Republic average income PPP $ 1,050 $ 640 Employees, 2004. Czech Statistical Office, [9]. 21,202 korunas 25% 39.7
Mexico average income PPP $ 1,002 $ 641 Employees, 2005. Instituto Nacional de Estadística, Geografía e Informatica (INEGI), [9], [k]. 8,204 pesos 15% 47.4
Slovakia average income PPP $ 879 $ 477 Employees, 2005. Excl. enterprises with less than 20 employees. Štatistický úrad Slovenskej republiky, [9], [k]. 18,923 korunas 22% 32.5
Hungary average income PPP $ 867 $ 550 Full-time employees in enterprises with 5 or more employees, 2005. Hungarian Central Statistical Office, [9], [k]. 168,365 forints 35%
Lithuania average income PPP $ 866 $ 438 Employees, 2005. All employees converted into Full-time units. Excl. individual unincorporated enterprises. Statistics Lithuania, [9]. 1,709 litas 29% 39.1
Romania average income PPP $ 717 $ 310 Employees, 2004. Romania National Institute of Statistics, [9]. 1,364 new lei 30% 39.7
China average income PPP $ 704 $ 161 Mining only. Employees, 2004. State-owned units, urban collective-owned units and other ownership units. National Bureau of Statistics of China, [9]. 1,406 yuans 8%
Latvia average income PPP $ 689 $ 306 Employees, 2005. Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia, [9], [t]. 234 lats 27% 34.9
Thailand average income PPP $ 582 $ 186 Employees, 2005. Thailand National Statistical Office, [9], [t], [s]. 7,936 bahts 6% 50.4
 

References

 
[9]   International Labour Organization. Compilation of average salary income worldwide. Classified by country, by employment category, and by gender.
[10]   National Statistics Republic of China (Taiwan).
[13]   Statistics Greece.
[a]   Interbank nominal exchange rate, Oanda.com; historical currency converter for over 164 currencies and 3 metals.
[d]   World Economic Outlook Database, September 2006, International Monetary Fund.
[k]   OECD Tax Database. Annual database providing comparative information on personal and corporate income tax and consumption tax systems and rates in OECD countries since 2000. Information on social security contributions levied on employees and their employers is also reported.
[t]   Online calculators yielding net income from gross income: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Germany, Ireland, Israel, New Zealand, UK, U.S., Singapore.