Czech Workforce Report 5: Employment & median wage by occupation in the Ústecký region for the period 2011-2015

According to AmCham Czech Workforce Report 5, the number of technicians in the Ústecký region exceeds the number of plant, machine operators / assemblers. Managers number fell in both sectors. Median wage growth in the private sector ranged from 7% to 11%, except for managers (-0.3%).

AmCham Advocacy team is publishing Czech Workforce Report 5: Employment and median wage by occupation in the Ústecký region for the period 2011-2015 (full version in English). Access full version of AmCham Czech Workforce Report 1-4 here.

Key findings

Employment. The region experienced employment drop during the 2011-2015 period. More jobs were eliminated in the private sector than in the public sector.

Employment. 48% of employment is of managers (5%), professionals (14%) and technicians (29%). The number of managers dropped by 13.3% - in both sectors. 

Employment. The number of private sector managers for every public sector manager (and similarly professionals, clerical employees and especially plant, machine operators / assemblers) increased, while the number of private sector technicians for every public sector technician (and similarly craftsmen) declined.

Wages. Median wage grew for all occupational categories in both sectors, except for public sector technicians and private sector managers whose median pay decreased. Public sector clerical workers and private sector craftsmen received the highest increase in pay of all occupational categories.

Wages. In two occupational areas, managers and clerical employees, public sector workers earn higher median wage than private sector counterparts.

Wages. The gap between manager and professional pay was larger in the public sector than in the private sector. The difference in professional and technician median pay was larger in the private sector than in the public sector. 

Wages. Private sector clerical employees earn the lowest median wage among all private sector occupational categories. 

Wages. The pay gap between private and public sector plant, machine operators / assemblers has narrowed and they earn almost equal median wage.  

Wages. In 2015, 28% of all compensations in the private sector were paid to technicians (27% to private sector plant, machine operators / assemblers) and 44% of compensations in the public sector were paid to professionals.

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