Belgium -Average wage €3,100 in 2010 -July 12, 2012

Detailed figures over the period 1999-2010 published by the Economy Ministry (in French and Dutch) show that the average Belgian employee earned €3,100 before tax a month in 2010. The statistics include gender, education, sector and skills related data. On average wages rose in 2010 by 2.51% (2.8% for women, 2.48% for men). The earnings of highly educated workers rose more quickly than those of the low-skilled. The highest wages are paid in the financial sector and by utilities like water, gas and electricity whilst the lowest wages occur in the hospitality industry, in pubs, restaurants, hotels and cafes.

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