Annual Wage Structure Survey. 2017
The gross annual salary per worker in Catalonia was 25,180.45 euros in 2017, 3.0% more than the previous year. The gross annual salary of women grew 3.3% and reached 21,801.47 euros, while for men it grew 2.7% and reached 28,323.31 euros. Earnings per hour stood at 16.06 euros, 2.2% more than in 2016. By sex, the gain per hour for men was 17.32 euros, while for women it stood at 14.58 euros.
By large sectors, industry had the highest gross annual salary (30,063.37 euros), followed by construction (24,396.71 euros) and services (24,133.84 euros).
By type of contract, the gross annual salary of employees with permanent contracts increased a 3.3% with respect to 2016 and stood at 26,557.95 euros, while the gross annual salary of those with temporary contracts increased by 2.0% year-over-year and stood at 17,503.12 euros. The earnings per hour were 16.64 euros in the case of employees with permanent contracts and 12.44 euros in the case of those with temporary contracts.