Average earnings and working times

In 2018, a full-time monthly salaried worker earned on average 3 215 euros a month. Annual working time varied between 1 566 and 1 767 hours depending on annual leave and working time system.

Total average earnings in some occupations in 2018 (€/month)

€/month

 

Caretaker

2 159

Chief executive, municipal manager

6 998

Chief executive, town manager

9 752

Chief physician

10 031

Classroom assistant

2 109

Class teacher

3 582

Cleaner

2 029

Cook

2 333

Dental nurse

2 363

Family child minder

2 012

Farm relief worker

2 495

Fireman

3 201

Health centre dentist

6 402

Health centre physician

6 791

HR manager

5 214

Kindergarten director

3 414

Kindergarten teacher

2 663

Librarian

2 677

Licensed practical nurse

2 743

Maintenance worker

2 459

Midwife

3 335

Paramedic

3 561

Payroll secretary

2 584

Physician with specialist training in medicine

8 871

Physiotherapist

2 658

Principal

6 027

Psycologist

3 737

Register nurse

3 163

Social worker

3 549

Working times in municipal sector

Annual working time varies between 1 566 and 1 767 hours depending on annual leave and working time system. As of 2017, regular working hours in the local government sector were extended by an average of 30 minutes per week.

Share
Standard working hours (38,75 hrs/week) 34
Period work (116,25 hrs/ 3 weeks) 29
Teachers 13
Office hours (36,75 hrs/week) 13
Other working time systems 7
Physicians 4