TAIPEI, Nov. 7 (Xinhua) -- The median salary in Taiwan's industrial and service sectors grew 2.11 percent in 2015 from a year earlier, the island's statistics authority said on Monday.
The median monthly salary in the two sectors stood at 40,853 new Taiwan dollars (1,298 U.S. dollars), according to the Directorate General of Budget, Accounting and Statistics (DGBAS).
The median monthly salary in the industrial sector was 40,939 new Taiwan dollars, while that in the service sector was 40,853 new Taiwan dollars.
The median salary for women was 37,185 new Taiwan dollars while that for men was 44,336 new Taiwan dollars.
Employee salaries have risen slowly in recent years in Taiwan as the export-dependent economy has been pummeled by volatile overseas demand.