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Table 2 Critical occupations with the lowest hourly wages

From: COVID-19 and the labour market: What are the working conditions in critical jobs?

Occupations Average hourly wage
Occupations in the production of clothing and other textile products 6.24
Occupations in gardening 8.77
Occupations in cleaning services 9.63
Technical occupations in railway, aircraft and ship operation 11.08
Cooking occupations 12.30
Sales occupations (retail) selling foodstuffs 12.50
Driver of vehicles in road traffic 13.04
Occupations in animal husbandry 13.34
Doctors’ receptionists and assistants 13.39
Drivers and operators of construction and transportation vehicles and equipment 13.39
  1. Results are weighted
  2. Source: Working Time Survey 2019; own calculations