Average hourly wage in the Netherlands 2017, by age

Average hourly wage in the Netherlands in 2017, by age (in euros)

by Brigitte van de Pas, last edited Aug 9, 2019
Average hourly wage in the Netherlands 2017, by age In 2017, the average hourly wage in the Netherlands was roughly 22 euros. Hourly wages varied between some four euros per hour (for those younger than 15) to nearly 27 euros hourly (for those 55 to 60 years old).
 Highest hourly wages in the mining and quarrying industry

Wages were highest in the mining and quarrying sector, at over 35 euros per hour. By comparison, employees in the accommodation and food service industry earned just 13 euros per hour on average. Those working in the agriculture, forestry and fishing sector fared only slightly better, with an average hourly wage of 16.10 euros.  

The larger the company, the higher the pay

Average hourly pay was highest in large companies employing over 100 people. In 2017, employees working here on average earned 23 euros per hour, whereas those in companies with ten to 100 employees received 2.50 less per hour. Employees in small organizations with less than ten employees on average earned 21.64 an hour.  
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Average hourly wage in the Netherlands in 2017, by age (in euros)

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