Average monthly salary at Okinawa companies declines

According to the Statistics Division of Okinawa Prefectural Government, the average monthly salary of all employees in May at local companies with five employees or more was ¥206,209. That is a 3.8-percent decline from the same month a year ago.

The monthly salary for permanent employees, was ¥255,890 including over-time pay. Part-timers were paid the average of ¥89,963 per month.

Total working hours per person declined by 1.9% to 148 hours per month, while overtime work increased by 1.3%, to 8 hours.