Named Spanish regions with the highest salaries
The average salary in the country is 1,695 euros per month before taxes, according to Idealista.
Madrid and the Basque Country are the regions of Spain with the highest salaries, according to the consulting company Adecco and the research firm Barceló & Associates. The average remuneration in both locations was 1,990 euros per month before taxes in 2019.
Wages exceed the national average in three regions: Navarre-1,850 euros, Catalonia-1,810 euros and Asturias – 1,700 euros.
In Cantabria and the Balearic Islands, the salary was lower than the national average, but still reaches 1,600 euros. Meanwhile, the amount is even lower in other regions. In Galicia, the average salary is 1,550 euros, in Aragon-1,590 euros, in Rioja – 1,550 euros, and in Valencia-1,540 euros.
Employees of companies in Andalusia, Castilla-La Mancha, the Canary Islands, Murcia and Extremadura receive less than 1,500 euros per month. At the same time, Extremadura became the only region of the country where the average salary does not exceed 1,400 euros.