Average earnings and working times

In October 2020, a full-time monthly salaried worker earned on average 3 372 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 2020 (€/month)

€/month

 

Chief executive, municipal manager

7 211

Chief executive, town manager

10 173

Chief physician

10 031

Classroom assistant

2 176

Class teacher

3 703

Cleaner

2 103

Cook

2 408

Dental nurse

2 455

Family child minder

2 090

Farm relief worker

2 726

Fireman

3 320

Health centre dentist

6 423

Health centre physician

7 010

HR manager

5 328

Kindergarten teacher

2 822

Librarian

2 757

Licensed practical nurse

2 902

Midwife

3 502

Paramedic

3 768

Payroll secretary

2 703

Physician with specialist training in medicine

9 178

Physiotherapist

2 740

Principal

6 198

Psychologist

3 867

Registered nurse

3 310

Social worker

3 769

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 (38,25 hrs/week) 33
Period work (114,75 hrs/ 3 weeks) 29
Teachers 12
Office hours (36,25 hrs/week) 13
Other working time systems 9
Physicians 4