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Climate awareness makes Norwegian oil wages increase

Norwegian oil wages are increasing again, and for engineers and other workers organized under Tekna, the average is approaching NOK 1 million annually. A growing climate awareness among Norwegians is one of the reasons.

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Wages in the Norwegian oil sector have traditionally been known for being high, and now they take another step up, which means that for engineers and others organized under union Tekna, the wages are approaching NOK 1 million (USD 109,000) annually, reports Sysla citing an article in industry media Teknisk Ukeblad.

Tekna represents 81,000 members with at least a master's degree in the technical and natural sciences.

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