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Employment and Remuneration

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Persons EmployedTotal Pay (Euro Millions)
200739641
200854662
200973782
2010821106
2011895110
20121010123
20131086132
20141180164
20151321207
20161482245

Employment increased by almost 275% between 2007 and 2016, while total pay has increased by just under 500%. The average annual pay of an employee in the industry has gone from just under €104k in 2007 to more than €165k in 2016. In summary, employment in the sector has increased at a rate of 16% year-on-year while average pay has increased by 22% per annum over the same period.

Table 1.1 Employment and Remuneration
 2007200820092010201120122013201420152016
Persons employed3965467378218951,0101,0861,1801,3211,482
Total pay€41m€62m€82m€106m€110m€123m€132m€164m€207m€245m

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