Civil service salaries in 2005
In 2005, the average net monthly salary of a full-time civil servant was € 1,623. This average net salary rose by 2.3 % between 2004 and 2005 in current Euros, amounting to a 0.5 % increase in current Euros taking into account price inflation. For those workers employed in 2004 and 2005 and working full time, the average rise was 2.5 % in current Euros and 0.7 % in constant Euros. Among these workers, salary increases were on average greater for category A (high grade) civil servants (+1% in constant Euros), civil servants under the age of 30 (+ 3.1 %) and those who earned a promotion or were appointed to a permanent post (+ 4.3 %).