Employment; sex; type of employment contract, job characteristics, SIC2008

Employment; sex; type of employment contract, job characteristics, SIC2008

Sex of employee Type of employment contract Job characterics Industry class / branch (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)
Total Total Total A-U All economic activities 2020 24.07 2,692 2,663 37,280 32,310 4,970 470
Total Total Total A-F Agriculture and industry 2020 24.79 3,352 3,293 45,780 40,230 5,550 710
Total Total Total A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2020 17.72 2,000 1,943 26,050 24,000 2,050 290
Total Total Total B-F Industry and energy 2020 25.34 3,481 3,421 47,660 41,780 5,890 750
Total Total Total B-E Industry (no construction), energy 2020 25.61 3,468 3,406 48,320 41,610 6,710 540
Total Total Total B Mining and quarrying 2020 38.03 5,585 5,511 84,220 67,020 17,200 680
Total Total Total C Manufacturing 2020 25.30 3,411 3,352 47,400 40,930 6,470 530
Total Total Total D Electricity and gas supply 2020 31.93 4,390 4,374 63,550 52,680 10,870 910
Total Total Total E Water supply and waste management 2020 23.94 3,459 3,315 47,610 41,510 6,100 540
Total Total Total F Construction 2020 24.70 3,515 3,458 46,020 42,180 3,840 1,280
Total Total Total G-N Commercial services 2020 22.73 2,530 2,495 34,950 30,350 4,590 650
Total Total Total G-I Trade, transport, hotels, catering 2020 19.75 2,051 2,008 28,060 24,610 3,460 470
Total Total Total G Wholesale and retail trade 2020 19.87 2,040 2,020 28,240 24,480 3,760 610
Total Total Total H Transportation and storage 2020 22.85 3,009 2,846 40,850 36,110 4,740 360
Total Total Total I Accommodation and food serving 2020 14.46 1,154 1,151 14,960 13,840 1,120 110
Total Total Total J Information and communication 2020 29.08 3,941 3,930 56,230 47,300 8,930 1,500
Total Total Total K Financial institutions 2020 35.90 4,617 4,608 64,860 55,400 9,460 1,360
Total Total Total L Renting, buying, selling real estate 2020 27.72 3,277 3,273 44,840 39,330 5,520 1,000
Total Total Total M-N Business services 2020 22.23 2,542 2,508 34,990 30,500 4,490 600
Total Total Total M Other specialised business services 2020 29.96 3,806 3,793 53,290 45,670 7,620 1,180
Total Total Total N Renting and other business support 2020 17.15 1,852 1,807 25,010 22,220 2,780 280
Total Total Total O-U Noncommercial services 2020 25.86 2,640 2,634 36,980 31,680 5,290 60
Total Total Total O-Q Government and care 2020 26.21 2,693 2,686 37,820 32,320 5,500 40
Total Total Total O Public administration and services 2020 28.23 3,605 3,594 51,300 43,260 8,040 20
Total Total Total P Education 2020 27.80 2,852 2,849 40,560 34,220 6,340 50
Total Total Total Q Health and social work activities 2020 24.51 2,291 2,285 31,730 27,490 4,240 50
Total Total Total R-U Culture, recreation, other services 2020 22.36 2,142 2,136 28,980 25,700 3,270 250
Total Total Total R Culture, sports and recreation 2020 21.95 1,940 1,937 26,090 23,280 2,810 230
Total Total Total S Other service activities 2020 22.71 2,345 2,336 31,870 28,140 3,740 280
Total Total Job type: temporary A-U All economic activities 2020 14.72 1,599 1,538 21,260 19,190 2,070 50
Total Total Job type: temporary A-F Agriculture and industry 2020 14.12 1,807 1,672 23,310 21,680 1,630 80
Total Total Job type: temporary A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2020 11.87 1,559 1,386 20,140 18,700 1,440 0
Total Total Job type: temporary B-F Industry and energy 2020 15.19 1,928 1,812 24,850 23,130 1,720 120
Total Total Job type: temporary B-E Industry (no construction), energy 2020 15.81 2,132 1,902 27,350 25,590 1,770 100
Total Total Job type: temporary B Mining and quarrying 2020 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total Total Job type: temporary C Manufacturing 2020 15.81 2,137 1,905 27,410 25,640 1,770 100
Total Total Job type: temporary D Electricity and gas supply 2020 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total Total Job type: temporary E Water supply and waste management 2020 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total Total Job type: temporary F Construction 2020 14.89 1,829 1,768 23,640 21,940 1,700 120
Total Total Job type: temporary G-N Commercial services 2020 14.72 1,599 1,538 21,250 19,180 2,070 50
Total Total Job type: temporary G-I Trade, transport, hotels, catering 2020 12.86 1,177 1,164 15,620 14,120 1,500 10
Total Total Job type: temporary G Wholesale and retail trade 2020 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total Total Job type: temporary H Transportation and storage 2020 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total Total Job type: temporary I Accommodation and food serving 2020 12.76 1,084 1,083 14,300 13,010 1,290 0
Total Total Job type: temporary J Information and communication 2020 14.83 1,654 1,614 22,020 19,850 2,170 90
Total Total Job type: temporary K Financial institutions 2020 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total Total Job type: temporary L Renting, buying, selling real estate 2020 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total Total Job type: temporary M-N Business services 2020 14.73 1,601 1,540 21,290 19,220 2,070 50
Total Total Job type: temporary M Other specialised business services 2020 18.78 2,194 2,121 28,940 26,320 2,610 240
Total Total Job type: temporary N Renting and other business support 2020 14.70 1,597 1,536 21,230 19,160 2,070 40
Total Total Job type: temporary O-U Noncommercial services 2020 15.45 1,399 1,380 18,950 16,790 2,150 20
Total Total Job type: temporary O-Q Government and care 2020 15.51 1,419 1,398 19,200 17,020 2,180 20
Total Total Job type: temporary O Public administration and services 2020 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total Total Job type: temporary P Education 2020 15.22 1,632 1,598 22,170 19,590 2,590 10
Total Total Job type: temporary Q Health and social work activities 2020 16.27 1,176 1,173 15,870 14,120 1,760 20
Total Total Job type: temporary R-U Culture, recreation, other services 2020 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total Total Job type: temporary R Culture, sports and recreation 2020 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total Total Job type: temporary S Other service activities 2020 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total Total Job type: stand-by A-U All economic activities 2020 12.83 700 693 9,100 8,400 700 10
Total Total Job type: stand-by A-F Agriculture and industry 2020 12.51 845 828 10,600 10,140 460 20
Total Total Job type: stand-by A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2020 10.96 837 820 10,280 10,040 240 0
Total Total Job type: stand-by B-F Industry and energy 2020 13.98 852 834 10,850 10,220 630 30
Total Total Job type: stand-by B-E Industry (no construction), energy 2020 13.49 758 744 9,680 9,090 590 20
Total Total Job type: stand-by B Mining and quarrying 2020 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total Total Job type: stand-by C Manufacturing 2020 13.19 743 728 9,500 8,910 590 20
Total Total Job type: stand-by D Electricity and gas supply 2020 21.22 1,016 1,016 12,870 12,200 670 10
Total Total Job type: stand-by E Water supply and waste management 2020 14.09 877 857 11,170 10,520 650 40
Total Total Job type: stand-by F Construction 2020 14.97 1,099 1,069 13,900 13,180 720 50
Total Total Job type: stand-by G-N Commercial services 2020 11.57 625 618 8,060 7,500 560 10
Total Total Job type: stand-by G-I Trade, transport, hotels, catering 2020 10.45 517 513 6,630 6,210 420 0
Total Total Job type: stand-by G Wholesale and retail trade 2020 9.96 494 491 6,390 5,930 460 0
Total Total Job type: stand-by H Transportation and storage 2020 14.59 975 938 12,550 11,700 850 10
Total Total Job type: stand-by I Accommodation and food serving 2020 10.27 473 472 5,940 5,670 270 0
Total Total Job type: stand-by J Information and communication 2020 15.74 925 922 11,890 11,100 790 20
Total Total Job type: stand-by K Financial institutions 2020 16.01 993 983 13,020 11,920 1,110 90
Total Total Job type: stand-by L Renting, buying, selling real estate 2020 15.21 772 770 9,830 9,270 570 20
Total Total Job type: stand-by M-N Business services 2020 14.00 974 955 12,730 11,680 1,050 20
Total Total Job type: stand-by M Other specialised business services 2020 16.13 858 855 10,900 10,300 600 30
Total Total Job type: stand-by N Renting and other business support 2020 13.61 1,003 980 13,190 12,030 1,160 20
Total Total Job type: stand-by O-U Noncommercial services 2020 17.90 921 917 12,360 11,050 1,320 0
Total Total Job type: stand-by O-Q Government and care 2020 19.06 1,026 1,022 13,910 12,310 1,600 0
Total Total Job type: stand-by O Public administration and services 2020 15.09 806 802 12,140 9,680 2,460 0
Total Total Job type: stand-by P Education 2020 18.94 753 751 10,080 9,040 1,050 10
Total Total Job type: stand-by Q Health and social work activities 2020 19.28 1,083 1,079 14,630 13,000 1,640 0
Total Total Job type: stand-by R-U Culture, recreation, other services 2020 13.42 589 587 7,500 7,060 440 0
Total Total Job type: stand-by R Culture, sports and recreation 2020 13.36 555 554 7,050 6,660 400 0
Total Total Job type: stand-by S Other service activities 2020 13.55 672 668 8,600 8,070 530 10
Total Total Job type: manager large shareholder A-U All economic activities 2020 37.06 4,840 4,839 60,890 58,080 2,810 3,080
Total Total Job type: manager large shareholder A-F Agriculture and industry 2020 33.68 4,432 4,431 55,950 53,190 2,760 3,080
Total Total Job type: manager large shareholder A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2020 29.50 3,532 3,532 43,700 42,380 1,320 2,000
Total Total Job type: manager large shareholder B-F Industry and energy 2020 34.42 4,610 4,608 58,370 55,320 3,050 3,300
Total Total Job type: manager large shareholder B-E Industry (no construction), energy 2020 36.16 4,804 4,802 61,050 57,650 3,400 3,460
Total Total Job type: manager large shareholder B Mining and quarrying 2020 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total Total Job type: manager large shareholder C Manufacturing 2020 36.14 4,817 4,814 61,220 57,800 3,420 3,500
Total Total Job type: manager large shareholder D Electricity and gas supply 2020 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total Total Job type: manager large shareholder E Water supply and waste management 2020 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total Total Job type: manager large shareholder F Construction 2020 33.06 4,456 4,455 56,250 53,470 2,780 3,170
Total Total Job type: manager large shareholder G-N Commercial services 2020 36.49 4,759 4,758 59,990 57,110 2,880 3,160
Total Total Job type: manager large shareholder G-I Trade, transport, hotels, catering 2020 33.40 4,391 4,390 55,400 52,700 2,710 3,220
Total Total Job type: manager large shareholder G Wholesale and retail trade 2020 33.83 4,448 4,447 56,220 53,370 2,850 3,300
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 broken down into
- employee characteristics (sex)
- job characteristics (type of employment contract, working hours, car of the company: yes or no and overtime: yes or no)
- classification according to Standard Industrial Classification of all Economic Activities (SIC 2008)

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.