The Basque Country is the autonomous community with the highest salaries in the Spanish State
- Salaries in the Basque Country are 17% higher than the average in the Spanish State
The average gross monthly salary in the Basque Country is the highest of all the autonomous communities of the Spanish State, according to the latest data from the National Institute of Statistics (INE). The Community of Madrid and the Community of Navarra follow the Basque Country.
In addition, it is worth pointing out that the average personal net income in the Basque Country was 20,443 euros in 2016, having increased by 3.69% since the previous data in 2011. This is 31.37% higher than the European Union average.
The graph below displays average monthly gross salaries by autonomous community: