12 doctors at Clalit Health Services earn NIS 87,879 gross per - median wage was NIS 10,750


by Ifi Reporter Category:Financial Jul 6, 2022

The average wage in public bodies increased slightly in 2020 compared to the increase in the average wage in the economy, but still senior officials in several public bodies earned tens of thousands of shekels a month each - much more than the average wage.

Women fill only about 30% of the positions of high-ranking officials and wage earners. This is compared to 27% in the years 2015 to 2019. Gender pay gaps decreased by 0.7% in the five years to 2020 and by only 0.1% in 2020 and stood at 35% in favor of men's wages. Excluding officials and high-wage earners, the gender pay gap was 22%.
12 doctors and senior officials in Clalit Health Services who brought home an average of NIS 87,879 gross per month and their salary cost reached an average of NIS 110,491; 17 community workers in Clalit Health Services earned NIS 74,424 and their salary cost reached NIS 96,457 per month and 19 senior IAI employees who earned NIS 79,936 on average and their salary cost amounted to NIS 103,810. This is according to data from the wage commissioner in the Ministry of Finance, Kobi Bar-Natan, who published the wage report in the public bodies for 2020.
Of 1.2% in 2020, while the median wage was about NIS 10,750. It should be noted that in 2020, the average wage in the economy rose by 7%, mainly due to the expenditure of low-wage earners in the IDF at the height of the corona crisis.
The report covers about 400,000 employees in public bodies, employed in about 800 supported and budgeted bodies and in health corporations. This includes government companies, local government, the higher education system and statutory corporations. Public sector wage expenditures increased by 2% in 2020 compared to An average of 4.5% in the years 2015-2019, and they stood at about NIS 85 billion.
The report reveals that in the first year of the Corona crisis, the number of public service jobs remained unchanged, except among health care bodies, along with a decline in employment in municipal companies. The decrease in employment in the private sector, along with the lack of change in the volume of employment in public bodies, resulted in the rate of public jobs out of all those employed in the economy rising by about 1% and standing at about 18%, similar to the OECD average.
According to the report, 42 Maccabi Health Services executives brought home NIS 57,708 (salary cost: NIS 78,345). Fifteen senior executives at Elta Electronic Industries earned NIS 67,051 (the cost of their salaries amounted to NIS 83,213 per month).
11 Mekorot employees brought home NIS 57,467 (wage cost: NIS 71,945).
33 Technion executives earned NIS 50,313 (salary cost: NIS 62,731).
No less than 632 high-wage earners (this is the definition in the report) at the Hebrew University earned an average of NIS 39,511 (the cost of their wages reached NIS 55,127). Another 150 "officials" at the Hebrew University brought home NIS 40,141 (the cost of their salaries amounted to NIS 53,423). At the Weizmann Institute, 23 senior executives brought home NIS 58,311 (salary cost: NIS 81,317).
At the Open University, 12 senior executives earned NIS 52,634 (salary cost: NIS 70,387).
At the Israel Post, 23 senior executives brought home NIS 46,599 (salary cost: NIS 60,923).
Amidar: 17 executives earned NIS 42,670 (salary cost: NIS 54,757).
Jerusalem Municipality: 58 senior executives earned NIS 37,437 (salary cost: NIS 48,924).
Acre Municipality: 11 workers earned NIS 33,983 (wage cost: NIS 50,191).
Rahat Municipality: 4 seniors brought home NIS 33,659 (salary cost: NIS 45,520).
Another statistic that attracted attention in the report is that 23 senior officials at the Yad Vashem institution earned NIS 39,120 and their wage cost reached NIS 52,982. The wages of port workers are the highest and averaged NIS 32,958 per month. In this context, Kobi Bar-Natan noted that in light of the privatization processes of the ports, the ports have already become more efficient in terms of the number of employees. According to him, the world of labor relations is a significant component in promoting the above-mentioned structural change, which is expected to lead to a decrease in the prices of maritime transport and hence also affect the cost of living and lower prices.
The local government employed 191,575 workers, with an average monthly salary of about NIS 11,246. The average part-time job is 75% of a job per employee. In recent years there has been a 6% increase in the wages of workers in this cluster. However, the average wage of high-wage earners has risen by only 1%, given the linkage to the consumer price index.
The average salary in the city associations was NIS 16,265, in the planning and building committees NIS 14,465 and in the water corporations NIS 11,520. Employees in senior government contracts earned NIS 25,469. A chief engineer earned an average of NIS 42,314 a month, a neighborhood rabbi brought home NIS 37,160 a month and an internal auditor earned NIS 35,516.
There is a 17% gap in the level of salaries between colleges and universities, mainly due to the "additional work" level that is higher in universities. The largest gap exists among academic staff, with salaries at universities averaging NIS 25,044 per month, while colleges average NIS 19,582 per month. The gender gap in the academic staff stood at "only" 20% in favor of higher men's wages.
The number of employees in the statutory corporations was about 17,680, the employees in 58 corporations, whose average salary was NIS 18,563 per month. The average wage for factory-rated workers reached NIS 23,043. It should be noted that the heads of the board of directors earned NIS 77,262, the members of the management NIS 59,333 and the vice presidents earned gross corporations NIS 44,190 per month.
In 2020, there was a significant decrease in the number of jobs, mainly due to the change in the volume of corporate activity due to the spread of the corona virus, among other things due to decreased revenues, decreased visitors to museums and sites and decreased number of passengers at Ben Gurion Airport. 38%.
Kobi Bar-Natan noted that during the Corona period, the Wages and Labor Agreements Division led a number of collective agreements that enabled public employers on the one hand to maintain the continuity of employment of most public sector workers, while exercising tools of managerial flexibility, and on the other, to reduce public sector activity to the required level. In orders and regulations to the level required to maintain the continuity of public service.



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