Employment; jobs, wages, working hours, SIC2008; key figures

Employment; jobs, wages, working hours, SIC2008; key figures

Characteristics job / employee / company Industrial classes / branches (SIC2008) Periods Wage per job Hourly wage (euro) Wage per job Monthly wages Monthly wage including overtime (euro) Wage per job Monthly wages Monthly wage excluding overtime (euro) Wage per job Yearly wage Yearly wage including bonuses (euro) Wage per job Yearly wage Yearly wage excluding special payments (euro) Wage per job Yearly wage Bonuses and allowances (euro) Wage per job Yearly wage Additional tax liability for company car (euro)
Age: Younger than 15 years E Water supply and waste management 2020 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 0
Age: Younger than 15 years H Transportation and storage 2020 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 0
Age: 15 to 19 years E Water supply and waste management 2020 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 0
Age: 15 to 19 years H Transportation and storage 2020 8.67 678 635 8,680 8,140 540 20
Age: 20 to 24 years E Water supply and waste management 2020 14.47 2,078 1,944 27,560 24,940 2,620 160
Age: 20 to 24 years H Transportation and storage 2020 14.35 1,714 1,586 22,530 20,570 1,960 60
Age: 25 to 29 years E Water supply and waste management 2020 18.62 2,846 2,710 38,350 34,150 4,210 290
Age: 25 to 29 years H Transportation and storage 2020 18.24 2,593 2,444 34,650 31,110 3,540 170
Age: 30 to 34 years E Water supply and waste management 2020 21.14 3,161 3,013 42,700 37,940 4,760 410
Age: 30 to 34 years H Transportation and storage 2020 21.19 3,035 2,879 40,830 36,420 4,420 300
Age: 35 to 39 years E Water supply and waste management 2020 23.03 3,371 3,217 45,770 40,450 5,320 520
Age: 35 to 39 years H Transportation and storage 2020 23.50 3,303 3,134 44,650 39,640 5,010 420
Age: 40 to 44 years E Water supply and waste management 2020 24.20 3,507 3,359 48,050 42,090 5,960 620
Age: 40 to 44 years H Transportation and storage 2020 24.90 3,453 3,275 47,120 41,430 5,680 550
Age: 45 to 49 years E Water supply and waste management 2020 25.20 3,674 3,514 50,460 44,090 6,370 690
Age: 45 to 49 years H Transportation and storage 2020 25.47 3,507 3,305 47,810 42,080 5,720 560
Age: 50 to 54 years E Water supply and waste management 2020 26.29 3,848 3,680 53,140 46,170 6,970 700
Age: 50 to 54 years H Transportation and storage 2020 25.82 3,501 3,300 47,810 42,010 5,800 500
Age: 55 to 59 years E Water supply and waste management 2020 26.50 3,845 3,701 53,490 46,140 7,350 610
Age: 55 to 59 years H Transportation and storage 2020 25.20 3,331 3,157 45,520 39,970 5,550 380
Age: 60 to 64 years E Water supply and waste management 2020 26.94 3,782 3,663 52,980 45,380 7,600 460
Age: 60 to 64 years H Transportation and storage 2020 24.14 3,065 2,920 41,890 36,780 5,100 290
Age: 65 to 74 years E Water supply and waste management 2020 25.54 3,069 2,996 45,250 36,830 8,420 360
Age: 65 to 74 years H Transportation and storage 2020 20.53 1,851 1,761 25,500 22,220 3,290 200
Age: 75 years or older E Water supply and waste management 2020 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 0
Age: 75 years or older H Transportation and storage 2020 17.54 998 981 13,310 11,970 1,340 530
Source: CBS.
Explanation of symbols

Table description


This table comprises yearly figures on the main aspects of employment, wages and working hours in the Netherlands. The information in this table is classified according to Standard Industrial Classification of all Economic Activities (SIC 2008) and can be broken down into:
- employee characteristics (age and sex)
- job characteristics (type of employment contract and working hours)
- company characteristics (size of the firm and collective wage agreements)

Data available from: 2009.

Status of the figures:
Figures for the years 2009 to 2020 are definite.

Changes as of 19 October 2021:
- The final figures for 2020 are added.

Changes as of 22 April 2021:
- The publication strategy of this table has been changed. From 2021, provisional figures will be published in April. The final figures are published seven months later.
- Provisional figures for 2020 are added.
- The figures for 2020 are excluding the selections: ‘Type of employment contract: full-time’, ‘Type of employment contract: part-time’ for the branche ‘P Education’.

When will new figures be published?
The provisional figures for 2021 will be published in April 2022.

Description topics

Wage per job
Hourly wage
The hourly wage are calculated by the sum of gross wage of all the jobs of employees of the related population divide by the sum of the corresponding working hours. These wages and hours are summed by subpopulation and period.

The agreed gross wage is excluding bonuses/allowances and overtime pay, but including the value according to tax of non-monetary remuneration liable to tax.
The working hours are the hours paid for a job excluding overtime hours, holiday leave and public holidays. Leave in compensation for shorter working hours (ADV) is not recognized as working hours, so this is not included in the calculation.

Bonuses and allowances are occasional payments that are part of the gross wages such as holiday allowance, profit sharing and performance bonuses.
Monthly wages
The monthly wage is the agreed gross salary, excluding bonuses/allowances, but 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. There is a difference between monthly wage including paid overtime and excluding paid overtime.
The average monthly wage in a year is determined by dividing the yearly wage sum by 12 times the average number of jobs in that year.

Monthly wage including overtime
The monthly wage including paid overtime.
Monthly wage excluding overtime
The monthly wage excluding paid overtime.
Yearly wage
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.
Yearly wage including bonuses
The yearly wage including bonuses and allowances, such as holiday allowance, profit sharing, performance bonuses etc.
Yearly wage excluding special payments
The yearly wage excluding bonuses and allowances, such as holiday allowance, profit sharing, performance bonuses etc.
Bonuses and allowances
Occasional payments that are part of the gross wages such as holiday allowance, profit sharing, performance bonuses etc.
These do not include contributions to wage savings schemes, compensation for dismissal, compensation for medical expenses and wages paid for overtime.
Additional tax liability for company car
Fixed value of private use of a company car minus extra payment by the employee for this use.