Dutch salaries set to rise 2.5 percent
Dutch workers can count on an average 2.5 percent wage increase next year according to international consultancy firm Korn Ferry Hay Group. At 2.5 percent, the Netherlands' workers is getting a bigger increase than the 2.1 percent average for Western Europe, ANP reports.
Korn Ferry hay Group annually studies salary expectations as predicted by personnel departments world wide. This study is based on a massive database containing data on more than 20 million people spread over 25 thousand organizations in 110 countries.
The increasing wages are related to the economic recovery and low interest rates. This year, salaries increased with a similar percentage.
Adjusted for differences in inflation, the average wage increase world wide will probably be around 2.3 percent next year. Asian workers will get the biggest increase at an average of 4.3 percent. Workers in Africa will get the smallest increase at 0.7 percent.