The exceptional circumstances that the Egyptian economy has gone through as a result of the measures applied to contain the spread of the new Corona virus have resulted in a significant rearrangement of average wages in jobs, as shown by government data issued by the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics.
The data monitor the change in the average wage for about 18 jobs during the first quarter of 2020 “January – March”, and these data revealed an increase in the average daily wage for workers in the information and communications sector to 137.9 pounds, which is the first time in a period during which the average wage of workers in this sector exceeds The average wage for sectors that have long dominated its position in the forefront of the arrangement such as financial intermediation, insurance, mining and quarrying.
The average wage in the information and communications sector increased significantly during the first quarter of the year to record 138.7 pounds per day, while the average wage in the financial intermediation and insurance sector was about 126.9 pounds per day, and the average wage for workers in the electricity and gas supplies was 119.7 pounds, and the average wage for workers in Public Administration, Defense and Social Security is about 98.4 pounds.
Workers in the international and regional organizations and organizations established issued the highest average daily wages during the first quarter of 2020, at 200 pounds per day, and the average wage for workers in scientific and technical activities reached 101.2 pounds per day, then workers in transport and storage jobs and the average wage was 106.5 pounds per day, followed by Workers in mining jobs and quarry exploitation at about 94.5 pounds per day, and workers in arts, creativity and entertainment activities at 92.6 pounds per day.
The list also included workers in the construction and building sector, the average amounted to 109.2 pounds per day, workers in the manufacturing industries scored 91.8 pounds per day, and the education sector reached 82.6 pounds per day, in addition to workers in the health sector and social work activities and the average record was 77.3 pounds per day, followed by workers in food services And residence by about 86.6 pounds per day, administrative activities and support services at an average of 96.2 pounds per day, workers in the agricultural and forestry sector at 82.9 pounds per day, and workers in wholesale and retail trade, and the average recorded 87.9 pounds per day, along with workers in the real estate and leasing sector with an average of 89.9 pounds per day, Finally, workers in the household services of family members, with an average of 74.3 pounds per day