Average annual wage in the Netherlands 2018, by sector

This statistic displays the average annual wage in the Netherlands in 2018, by sector, in euros. As of 2018, employees in the mining and quarrying sector in the Netherlands earned the highest average annual wage, while employees in the accommodation and food serving sector received the lowest. Employees in the mining and quarrying industry earned just under 83,000 euros on average in 2018, while employees in the accommodation and food service sector earned an average of 13,700 euros in the same year.

Average annual wage in the Netherlands in 2018, by sector

SectorsAverage annual wage in euros
Mining and quarrying82,940
Financial institutions62,200
Electricity and gas supply62,030
Information and communication52,700
Other specialized business services51,000
Public administration and services47,530
Water supply and waste management45,880
Manufacturing44,990
Construction44,080
Renting, buying, selling real estate42,440
Transportation and storage38,340
Education37,990
Health and social work activities29,770
Other service activities29,390
Wholesale and retail trade26,830
Agriculture, forestry and fishing24,000
Culture, sports and recreation23,590
Renting and other business support22,580
Accommodation and food serving13,650
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Source

Release date

September 2019

Region

Netherlands

Survey time period

2018

Supplementary notes

The source defines the annual wage as: "Agreed gross salary including the value according to tax of non-monetary remuneration liable to tax and paid overtime. The private tax benefits of a company car are not included. The average yearly wage is determined by dividing the yearly wage sum by the average number of jobs in a year."

The source adds that the numbers here represent the yearly wage including bonuses and allowances, such as holiday allowance, profit sharing, performance bonuses etc.

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