30th March 2017

Czech Workforce Report 4: Employment and median wage by occupation in the South Moravian (Jihomoravsky) region for the period 2011-2016 - updated for 2016 data:

AmCham Advocacy team is publishing updated Czech Workforce Report 4: Employment and median wage by occupation in the South Moravian (Jihomoravsky) region for the period 2011-2016 (full version in English attached).

 

 

 

 

Key findings:

Employment. The shift from blue collar to white collar jobs has continued, as cumulative change in the 2011-2016 period is plus around 15,500 white collar and around 1,000 blue collar jobs.

Employment. Although the number of managers remains below the 2011 level, it increased by 17% y-o-y in 2016 (2,700 positions added, mainly in the private sector).  

Employment. The numbers of professionals, technicians and clerical workers exceed their 2011 values, most remarkably in the case of technicians (an increase by 21%, or 16,800 positions, since 2011, mainly in the private sector). 

Employment. Private sector professionals added the highest number of positions y-o-y (5,800) in 2016, mainly in the private sector. 

Employment. Technicians (29%), professionals (20%) and managers (6%) total 55% of all employment in the region, which is slightly up from 2011. 

Wages. in 2011-2016, all six occupational categories in two sectors covered by this report experienced double digit median wage growth ranging from almost 10% (private sector clerical workforce) to 20.5% (private sector professionals),  except for private sector managers (median wage growth of 7.8% in the period).

Wages. Private sector manager median pay fell by 5.7%  y-o-y in 2016, which is the only negative wage growth among all occupational categories in both sectors.

Wages. Professionals in the private sector have been catching up with managers in terms of median wage.

Wages. In three out of six occupational areas (clerical workforce, technicians and plant, machine operators, assemblers), public sector workforce earns a greater median wage than a private sector counterpart. 

Wages. In 2016, public sector managers earned higher median wage than their private sector counterparts and had the highest median wage among all occupational categories in both sectors. Public sector craftsmen earned the lowest median wage.

Wages. Clerical workforce earns the lowest wage among occupational categories in the private sector. Median wage of public sector clerical workers and plant, machine operators, assemblers is almost equal. 

Wages. In 2016, private sector plant, machine operators, assemblers recorded the largest median wage growth (5.7% y-o-y) among all occupational categories in both sectors. Private sector craftsmen recorded the lowest (3.5%) wage growth y-o-y. 

Find full report below.

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