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  • Jessica Doney

Stats NZ Data Reveals Rise In Bay Of Plenty Median Wages & Salaries

Bay of Plenty workers experienced their biggest annual pay increase in a decade.

Stats NZ data released yesterday revealed median weekly salary and wage earnings rose 11.1% to $1187 in the year to the June 2022 quarter.

It's the biggest annual increase since 2012.

Women's median weekly earnings in Bay of Plenty rose 9.2% to $1016, while men's rose 3.8% to $1350.

Nationally, median weekly earnings from wages and salaries rose by 8.8% to $1,189, the largest annual increase on record.

The median weekly earnings for women also saw the highest annual percentage increase on record, rising 9.9% to $1,055.

Median weekly earnings for men went up 5.9% to $1,320.


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