According to the recent research conducted by WageIndicator, managers from the Netherlands get one of the highest salaries in the world. This company compared earnings and the condition of the labors for employees in 65 different countries.
In addition the Monsterboard, the Dutch site for career and vacancies, assisted in conducting the study among managers in 23 countries of the world.
How much do managers earn in Holland per year
- Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in Amsterdam — €46,036
- Project Manager, Information Technology (IT) in Amsterdam — €53,447
- Project Manager, Information Technology (IT) in the Hague — €64,006
- Account manager in Amsterdam — €41,776
- Business Development Manager in Amsterdam — €54,745
- Business Development Manager in Haarlem — €49,132
- Service Delivery Manager in Maastricht — €46,000
- International Sales Manager — €92,368
Average wages per city of the Netherlands
- Amsterdam — €44,416
- Rotterdam — €41,041
- Eindhoven — €41,616
- Utrecht — €41,101
- The Hague — €50,523
- Leiden — €40,590
- Delft — €39,260
Netherlands wages compared with other countries
In the Western Europe the Netherlands takes place among other countries like Germany and United Kingdom with high wages. The South Africa from outside Europe is another country where employees get higher wages. The local money has been converted to the US dollars to help in a comparison in spending power. WageIndicator used the number of Big Macs that a worker can buy with the wages he gets per hour.
A manager in the Netherlands gets a hourly salary higher than the UK colleague but the deduction of the Dutch manager is more than the UK manager. The Dutch manager receives about $26.10 per hour and the UK manager earns $24.50 per hour.
Since the tax deductions in the Netherlands are higher, manager in Holland remains with 16.20 dollars per hour compared to the 17 dollars per hour of British colleague. After all deductions a manager in the Netherlands would be able to afford 4 Big Macs, in comparison with 4.8 Macs his British colleague spending his hourly loan.
According to the latest OCED report the Netherlands has the best work conditions in the world. The average wages are $47.000 while the work hours per week are 29. The USA salary is approximately $50.000 and the work week lasts 38 hours.