Average salary in Israel rises 2.9%
By industry, the 'information technology communications (ITC)' sector was the best paid in Israel in September 2021 with an average salary of NIS 26,400 followed by the 'electricity and water supply sewage services and waste treatment' sector with an average monthly salary of NIS 20,500. In third place was the 'financial and insurance services' sector with an average monthly salary of NIS 19,000. In the last two places were the 'leisure and entertainment' sector with an average monthly gross salary of NIS 7,000 and the 'hospitality and catering' sector with an average monthly gross salary in September 2021 of NIS 5,416.
High-tech (ITC) salaries have jumped 8% over the past year. The average monthly salary for computer programming and consultancy in computers and services is even higher at almost NIS 29,000 gross per month. The average monthly salary for data services is NIS 21,500.
In September 2021, there were 349,500 salaried employees in Israel's tech sector, representing 9.4% of the work force, up 7% from 325,900 in September 2020.