Wages in the State civil service – In 2011, wages were almost stable in constant euros

Christophe Michel, division Salaires et revenus d’activité, Insee

In 2011, State civil service employees, whether in ministries or public institutions, earned an average net full-time equivalent wage of €2434 per month. Between 2010 and 2011 the net wage grew by 2.0% in current euros. Taking inflation into account (+ 2.1% in 2011), the net wage fell by 0.1% in constant euros against 2010: - 0.2% for tenured civil servants and + 0.5% for other employees. The net wage excluding beneficiaries of subsidised labour contracts rose by 0.3% in constant euros. The median net wage stood at €2236 per month in 2011. It was 8% lower than the average net wage and fell by 0.1% in constant euros between 2010 and 2011. The median net wage stood at €2236 per month in 2011. It was 8% lower than the average net wage and fell by 0.1% in constant euros between 2010 and 2011. The gap between the average wage of men and that of women closed slightly, reaching 15% in 2011. For those people working in 2010 and 2011 for the same employer and with an identical proportion of labour, the average net wage grew by 0.9% in constant euros.

Insee Première
No 1476
Paru le : 12/12/2013