YEREVAN, September 3. /ARKA/. The average nominal monthly salary in Armenia’s finance and insurance sectors rose 19.3% in June 2013, compared with June 2012, to 341,865 drams, the National Statistical Service reports.
The country’s mining industry has outdone these sectors, which before were singled out for the highest average monthly salary. The average salary in mining industry reached AMD 434,300 drams in June.
Employees of information and communication segments had high salaries in June 2013 - the average salary here was AMD 309,500 drams.
The lowest-paid employees were in culture and leisure sectors – their average salary was 87,200 drams.
Services sector was singled out for the low average salary as well – 97,600 drams. The average salary was low also in agriculture, forestry and fishery sectors.
The average nominal salary in Armenia was 147,257 drams in June 2013 – 0.9% lower than in May 2013 and 4.3% higher than in June 2012.
The highest average salary was recorded in Syunik – over 235,200 drams and the lowest in Aragatsotn – about 101,500 drams. In Yerevan, it was higher than 157,903 drams.
According to preliminary statistical reports, the average salary in July was 155,008 drams ($377 o12 351 Rubles), 5.2% higher than in June. ($1 – AMD 406.76). ---0---