AVERAGE SALARY IN THE NETHERLANDS
According to the Dutch Central Planning Bureau, the average salary in the Netherlands in 2021 is 2,855 euros per month before taxes. The local worker has an annual income of 37,000 euros. After all the required deductions, the monthly average salary in Netherlands is about 2,152 euros. It is noteworthy that specialists in the public sector, including the television industry, are legally prohibited from earning more than 181 thousand euros per year.
In order for the local employer, when hiring a foreign specialist, not to have to prove to the authorities that the Dutch or EU citizens are not applying for the vacancy, highly qualified foreign workers planning to obtain a residence permit in the Netherlands for the purpose of employment are required to conclude a work contract with a monthly salary in 2021. less:
- € 4 612 for persons over 30 years old
- € 3,381 for persons under 30
- 2,423 euros for foreign graduates of local universities (first year after graduation)
Average salary in the Netherlands
The average salary in Netherlands depends on qualifications, experience, profession, economic sector and specific region. For example, a job in Amsterdam brings in an annual income of 50.1 thousand euros for men and 40.8 thousand euros for women. On the eve of summer vacation, it is customary in the Netherlands to pay a holiday allowance in the amount of 8% of the annual salary. In the context of individual professions, the range of salaries in Netherlands is very different. For example, secretaries receive in the range of 26-40 thousand euros per year, and programmers from 30 to 85 thousand.
SALARY IN THE NETHERLANDS BY ECONOMIC SECTOR