In the first quarter of 2019, the monthly salary in Chisinau municipality was by 17% higher than the average salary in the country.
According to the National Bureau of Statistics, in January-March 2019 the average nominal salary in Chisinau municipality amounted to 8102.6 lei, increasing by 14.9% compared with the same period of 2018 and exceeding by 17% the average salary in the country (6923 lei). In the public sector, the average monthly salary was 8789.7 lei, which is 19.3% more than in the first quarter of 2018; in the real sector, wages were lower - an average of 7964.8 lei, which is 14% more than in the same period last year. The highest salaries in Chisinau during this period were earned by ITC workers - 15,760.8 lei (+ 19% compared with the same period in 2018), enterprises producing and supplying electricity, gas, water, air conditioning - 12,690, 9 lei (+ 11.6%), financial and insurance industries - 12 616.5 lei (+ 10.9%), public administration and defense, compulsory social insurance - 11 721.2 lei (+ 7.3%) . The lowest salaries in the municipality in January-March 2019 were in agriculture, forestry and fish farming - 4 517.6 lei (+ 8.1%), as well as in the field of tourist accommodation and public catering - 4 907.1 lei (+ 12.2%).// 13.06.2019 — InfoMarket.