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      Archive: 11/8/2013
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        11/8/2013, Kislev 5, 5774

      Average Salary Continues to Rise


      The average monthly salary in August was 9,297 shekels (about $2,924), according to figures released, this week, by the Central Bureau of Statistics, based on  a sampling of figures from the National Insurance Institute (Bituach Le'umi), which indicated 3.163 million salaried positions in the country. In current terms, wages went up 2.6 percent on an annual basis between June and August, compared to 2.9 percent between March and May.

      In real terms, the annual increase rose a percent between June and August, compared to 1.6 between March and May.