Which profession should you choose to more money in your wallet to get?
Congratulations! You have a chance for the two to monthly, to earn more than 3.053 euro gross. With which professional profile you may get a higher salary than average? And in which sectors, you will earn the least?
The Belgians have not the reputation to spontaneously and openly about the level of their pay to communicate. But anonymous, we want to be the one and the other lost. So have a 95,000 employees participated in the …
The Belgians have not the reputation to spontaneously and openly about the level of their pay to communicate. But anonymous, we want to be the one and the other lost. So have a 95,000 employees participated in the national loonenquête, and on the basis of their answers has Statbel, the statistical office of the federal public service Economy, the loonkaart of Belgium signed.
Caution, all amounts in this survey refer to the monthly earnings of someone with a full-time contract; and recurring premiums, such as at night, are herein included, but exceptional cases as double holiday pay or the thirteenth month. Good to know: the survey was conducted in October 2016.
Average: 3.489 euro
It is tempting to get your personal wages in the first place against this general average to weigh. But there are still other parameters to create your own separated from the wage agreement in focus.
As you can to the median of all wages and salaries are looking. That is lower, at 3.053 euro. Specifically: half of all workers earn more than that 3.053, half less. The median is less than the average wage because that average amount is raised by the highest wages.
Highest 10%: 5.381 euro
Ten percent of the employees belongs to the category of earners. They get it every month at least 5.381 euro on their account.
For one in five (20 percent) of the workers is the wage, at least 4.285 euros.
Lowest 10%: 2.233 euro
The difference with the employees at the bottom of the loonladder is great. Thus, 10 percent of the workers with a wage that is lower than 2.233 euro.
For one in five (20 percent) is the monthly wage below 2.463 euro.
Director: 9.578 euro
Jobs with great responsibility and complex functions to guarantee a higher wage. It is therefore not surprising that bedrijfsdirecteurs at the top of the list, with an average wage of 9.578 euro. This deserves a director 175 percent more than the average national monthly salary.
Also, IT managers earn more than 100 percent (or double) of the ordinary loongemiddelde.
The top ten best-paid professions is concluded with engineers and lawyers, which is about half earn more than the average.
Waiter: 2.201 euro
At the bottom of the payroll profession in the hospitality industry. Waiters and bartenders earn an average monthly wage of 2.201 euro, that is 37 percent less than the national average.
Otherwise said, the waiters must be more than four months working for the maandwedde of a director of a big company obtained.
Also the wages of hairdressers and beauticians, domestic workers and cleaners, cashiers and ticketverkopers is at least a third below the national average.
Petrochemicals: 5.356 euro
The sector where the employees are the most worthy is, by far, the petrochemical industry. Here is the salary on an average of 5.356 euros per month. that is, the half above the national average.
Other sectors in which their staff considerably to pay, the accountkantoren, banks and insurance companies, the pharmaceutical sector and the aviation industry.
Catering: 2.502 euro
Conversely, the lowest wages are for the account of the hospitality industry (on average by 2.502 million), tourism and retail.
Gender pay gap is smaller
The loonenquête teaches, furthermore, that the difference in pay between full-time working) women and men still exists, but smaller. In 2016, earned on average, women are 5 percent less than men. In 2007, the gender pay gap is still 12 percent.
Higher wages from 37 years
Also, the age remains an important explanation for wage differences. Many wage brackets are based on seniority.
Global earn aged over 60 are more than double (+113 per cent) of employees who are younger than 20 years. Young people earn an average of 39 percent of the national average.
The dam is at the age of 37 years. Who is younger than 37, you will earn overall less than the national average, while that from 37 years in line with a wage that is higher than the average.
Higher diploma: higher wages
Further study provides the best guarantee for a higher salary. A diploma of higher education is that it is best to formal proof.
Holders of a bachelor’s degree earn 5 percent more than the Belgian average and this difference increases to 51 percent for holders of a master’s degree.
Conversely, holders of a diploma of secondary education earn 17 percent less than average. Employees up to lower secondary education, have completed, this loonspanning increase to 23 percent.
Commuting to Brussels is worth
Who in the capital, the most likely to have a high salary. In the Brussels-Capital Region are the wages 17 percent above the national rate. Also the companies in the regions adjacent to the capital, belong generally to the better payers.
From a financial point of view, the arrondissement of Dinant is the least interesting place of employment. The salary is 24 percent below the national average. In Flanders, the lowest average wages paid in the arrondissement of Veurne.