Wages increased sharply in the first half of this year according to the Central Bank of Ireland and jobs listing website, Indeed.
Growth peaked at 6% this summer, up from an average increase of 2% per year.
The Central Bank says wage growth is across most sectors with most occupations seeing yearly growth of 3% or more in posted wages.
Sectors that reopened after the pandemic recorded the highest growth levels.
The research was carried out across five other euro-area countries - France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, and Spain and the UK.
Occupations which saw the fastest wage growth across all six countries included, community and social services; childcare; food preparation and services.
Customer service; sales; retail; and cleaning and sanitation jobs also saw growth in wages advertised.