Average earnings and working times

In 2017, a full-time monthly salaried worker earned on average 3 136 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 2017 (€/month)

€/month

 

Chief executive, municipal manager

6 908

Chief executive, town manager

9 569

Chief physician

9 867

Class teacher

3 544

Cleaner

2 008

Cook

2 303

Dental nurse

2 348

Family child minder

1 995

Farm relief worker

2 567

Fireman

3 165

Health centre dentist

6 205

Health centre physician

6 567

HR manager

5 132

Kindergarten teacher

2 607

Librarian

2 630

Licensed practical nurse

2 702

Payroll secretary

2 561

Principal

5 924

Register nurse

3 118

Social worker

3 383

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