Average earnings increase more than 2% over the year to December 2011

Posted on 26 February 2012

QES figures released by Statistics New Zealand in February show an increase in average weekly earnings of 0.4% over the three months to December 2011. This comes on the back of a 0.6% gain in the prior three months for a year-on-year increase of 2.6% to December 2011

Average weekly earnings were up to $1,016.95, with the private sector averaging $942.70 per week and the public sector averaging $1,280.95 per week.