In total, Škoda Auto will pay an average of approximately 170,000 crowns to employees over the course of the year based on a guaranteed and variable bonus and an agreed one-off payment. Škoda Auto, which is part of the German Volkswagen Group, employs approximately 37,000 people.

The average monthly earnings of employees in production and in other positions evaluated according to tariffs in the first half of last year reached 69,500 crowns. It includes tariff wages, bonuses, compensations and surcharges. The surcharge for working at night will increase by ten crowns to 50 crowns per hour. The contribution to supplementary pension savings will increase by CZK 100 to CZK 1,700 from April.

The average salary in the Czech Republic increased by 7.1 percent year-on-year to 42,658 crowns in the third quarter of last year.

Škoda Auto produced over 888,000 cars worldwide last year, roughly 108,000 cars more than the previous year. More than 781,000 cars were produced at the car company’s Czech plants in Mladá Boleslav and Kvasiny. Škoda produced over 52,000 cars in Indian plants.

It currently offers customers 11 model lines – Fabia, Scala, Octavia, Superb, Kamiq, Karoq, Kodiaq, Enyaq, Enyaq Coupé, Slavia and Kushaq. This year, it will launch a new fully electric model, the Elroq.