Average hourly wage in the Netherlands 2021, by age
Highest hourly wages in the mining and quarrying industry
Wages were highest in the mining and quarrying sector, at over 38 euros per hour. By comparison, employees in the accommodation and food service industry earned just under 14.5 euros per hour on average. Those working in the renting and other business support sector fared only slightly better, with an average hourly wage of 17.15 euros.
The larger the company, the higher the pay
Average hourly pay wa s highest in large companies employing over 100 people. In 2020, employees working here on average earned 25 euros per hour, whereas those in companies with ten to 100 employees received roughly three less per hour. Employees in small organizations with less than ten employees on average earned 23.31 an hour.