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Salary Survey Netherlands 2024

Get the most complete overview of 2024 Dutch salaries and hiring trends in your industry

Salary Survey 2024: The complete guide for benchmarking up to date salaries

The Salary Survey is the ultimate tool for comparing salaries with others in your field. We provide  you with facts and analyses to make bold decisions, fine-tune the next step in your career, and stay ahead of the competition when it comes to attracting and retaining talent. 

We offer insights into salaries in the Netherlands and the job market for both permanent and interim positions across various fields in the Netherlands, including accounting & finance, banking & financial services, legal, HR and supply chain. 

Salary benchmarking

In the Salary Survey you will find an overview per field of:

  • Job market developments
  • In-demand skills 
  • Salary expectations

Whether you're seeking global, national or local information, you will find it in our Salary Survey 2024.

Fill out the form on the right and start comparing salaries right away. 

Download the Salary Survey

 

Key Salary & Compensation insights in the Netherlands

SS Blocks

%

of businesses are giving pay rises in 2023

%

of professionals are looking for a new job in 2023

1.6 Years

Average tenure of professionals

%

of professionals are confident about job opportunities in their sector

%

of professionals are expecting a pay rise in 2023

Hiring Manager? Benchmark your teams salaries

If you’re growing your team or simply need to retain the talent you have, the Salary Survey gives you the insights you need to have the right team in place to keep your business moving forward.

Candidate? Find out your salary with an individual salary guide

Whether you’re looking for a new role or preparing for your end-of-year appraisal, the Salary Survey will arm you with everything you need to know to get what you deserve.

Get the industry insider’s insight: Your 2024 salary guide for hiring and jobs in the Netherlands 

 

Economic growth in 2024 is flattening due to both local and global factors, leading companies to hesitate in hiring new employees and resulting in fewer vacancies. The labor market is expected to become more balanced as a consequence, with temporary contract workers, particularly recent graduates, facing challenges in securing permanent positions.

Furthermore, the demand for interim professionals is anticipated to remain high in 2024, especially within the Retail and Banking & Financial Services sectors, as more individuals embrace freelancing to enhance their income. Permanent employees are unlikely to see significant salary increases, given adjustments made in 2023 to combat inflation, particularly in the public sector where salary negotiations for 2024 were largely concluded in the previous year. Meanwhile, factors like career development, remote work, and flexibility remain crucial in attracting talent, particularly among young professionals. Additionally, workplace diversity is increasingly significant, with more organizations adopting diversity quotas, shaping their recruitment strategies.

                  

 

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Why should I use a salary guide?
    To find out what a reasonable salary is for the job and industry you are in or are thinking of moving into, use our guide to discover the average pay for someone with a similar level of experience as you and view your earning potential.​
  • What are the benefits of using a salary benchmarking guide?​
    Whether you're due a pay rise, promotion, or bonus, our guide allows you to review accurate market salary and pay averages to see how you can compare to others in your sector. Having accurate data-led information will help identify exactly how much you should be earning so you can prepare to negotiate your pay in your next performance review.​
  • When is the best time to negotiate my pay?​
    Pay reviews often take place during the annual and half-year employee performance review periods. Make sure you take this into consideration and time your negotiation right. If the annual pay review is in January, and you call the meeting for February, you're likely to have missed the boat. In such a case, November would be the most suitable time here.​
  • What is the salary benchmarking process and why is it important?​
    Salary benchmarking is the process of comparing salaries across the market for a particular job and providing a range and average for a particular role which can help guide an employer's decision-making on pay or bonuses during appraisal period or when making a new hire. The benchmarking process is essential for assessing and comparing pay and compensation packages in relation to the market and of those provided by competitors. Pay and compensation benchmarking can also provide significant competitor advantage, through the retention and attraction of top talent and enhancing an organisations reputation.
  • How to do benchmarking?​
    In partnership with a data collection specialist, a benchmarking tool offers a fully comprehensive list of salary ranges and averages based on location, experience level and more. You can view the latest salary range and averages in our 2023 guide.​
  • How should employers evaluate employee pay & compensation during performance reviews?​
    Salary and compensation reviews often take place during the annual and half-year employee performance reviews. In tangent with the employee performance scoring, you can use a salary benchmarking tool to inform the pay and compensation review process. The tool also gives good insight into market trends in-demand skill sets. So, use performance reviews to see where the employee fits relative to the external jobs market and avoid losing in-demand talent through effective pay and compensation strategies.​

Bespoke salary benchmarking

Using a combination of our own data, publicly available insights and our recruitment experts, we build bespoke overviews of the salaries and benefits required to attract talent.