Wage Index, Sector Analysis of the Netherlands, Loonwijzer – Monsterboard Wage Index - March 2015

Wage Index, Sector Analysis of the Netherlands is to describe some of the key characteristics of the workforce in ten selected sectors of the Dutch labor market.

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ABSTRACT:

The main purpose of the third edition of the Loonwijzer – Monsterboard Wage Index is to describe some of the key characteristics of the workforce in ten selected sectors of the Dutch labor market.
We study the following sectors:

(i)       Agriculture, forestry, fishing
(ii)     Construction, technical consultancy
(iii)    Education, research
(iv)    Financial services, banking, insurance
(v)     Healthcare, caring services, social work
(vi)    Hospitality, catering, tourism
(vii)    Manufacturing
(viii)   ICT services
(ix)    Legal and market consultancy, business activities
(x)     Transport, logistics

Levels as well as annual changes in key characteristics are studied in six focus areas:

a)       gross hourly wage and bonuses,
b)       gender pay gap,
c)       working hours and overtime,
d)       restructuring expectations and restructuring in the past 12 months,
e)       satisfaction with work in detail and
f)        satisfaction with life as-a-whole.

In the second chapter, we focus on developments in two sectors, Information and communication and Financial and insurance activities in the period from 2006 to 2014.

Finally, in the third and final chapter, this report aims to compare wages on the worldwide basis in the last chapter. It focuses on 4 occupational groups across (up to) 27 countries:

1)       managers
2)       professionals
3)        technicians and associate professionals,
4)       and clerical support workers.