A person working as Plumber in Netherlands typically earns around 1,720 EUR per month. Salaries range from 910 EUR (lowest) to 2,610 EUR (highest).
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Plumber salaries vary drastically based on experience, skills, gender, or location. Below you will find a detailed breakdown based on many different criteria.
Plumber salaries in Netherlands range from 910 EUR per month (starting salary) to 2,610 EUR per month (maximum salary). This is not the minimum wage as per the law, only the lowest reported number in the salary survey that had thousands of participants and professionals from all over the country.
The median salary is 1,550 EUR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working as Plumber(s) are earning less than 1,550 EUR while the other half are earning more than 1,550 EUR. The median represents the middle salary value. Generally speaking, you would want to be on the right side of the graph with the group earning more than the median salary.
Closely related to the median are two values: the 25th and the 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of Plumber(s) are earning less than 1,290 EUR while 75% of them are earning more than 1,290 EUR. Also from the diagram, 75% of Plumber(s) are earning less than 1,750 EUR while 25% are earning more than 1,750 EUR.
We grouped the most common and recurring salaries into brackets to give more insight into what salary to expect. This method is more accurate than just the average salary and gives more insights on how salaries are actually distributed. Around 65% of all reported figures are in the range 1,020 EUR to 1,380 EUR. Approximatly 20% fall under the 1,020 EUR cap. Ten percent of wages are from 1,380 EUR to 1,540 EUR. Only 5% of people grossed 1,540 EUR or more.
|0 - 2 Years|
|2 - 5 Years||+23%|
|5 - 10 Years||+42%|
|10 - 15 Years||+17%|
|15 - 20 Years||+10%|
The experience level is the most important factor in determining the salary. Naturally the more years of experience the higher your wage. We broke down Plumber salaries by experience level and this is what we found.
Employees with less than two years of experience makes approximately 1,050 EUR per month.
While someone with an experience level between two and five years is expected to earn 1,290 EUR per month, 23% more than someone with less than two year's experience.
Moving forward, an experience level between five and ten years lands a salary of 1,820 EUR per month, 42% more than someone with two to five years of experience.
Additionally, Plumber whose expertise span anywhere between ten and fifteen years get a salary equivalent to 2,130 EUR per month, 17% more than someone with five to ten years of experience.
If the experience level is between fifteen and twenty years, then the expected wage is 2,340 EUR per month, 10% more than someone with ten to fifteen years of experience.
Lastly, employees with more than twenty years of professional experience get a salary of 2,480 EUR per month, 6% more than people with fifteen to twenty years of experience.
|Certificate or Diploma||+40%|
We all know that higher education equals a bigger salary, but how much more money can a degree add to your income? We broke down Plumber salaries by education level in order to make a comparison.
When the education level is High School, the average salary is 1,290 EUR per month.
While someone with a Certificate or Diploma gets a salary of 1,800 EUR per month, 40% more than someone having a High School degree.
People with Bachelor's Degree have an average salary of 2,540 EUR per month, 42% more than someone with a Certificate or Diploma.
Though gender should not have an effect on pay, in reality, it does. So who gets paid more: men or women? Male Plumber employees in Netherlands earn 5% more than their female counterparts on average.
Plumber(s) in Netherlands are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 9% every 16 months. The national average annual increment for all professions combined is 9% granted to employees every 15 months.
The term 'Annual Salary Increase' usually refers to the increase in 12 calendar month period, but because it is rarely that people get their salaries reviewed exactly on the one year mark, it is more meaningful to know the frequency and the rate at the time of the increase.
The annual salary Increase in a calendar year (12 months) can be easily calculated as follows: Annual Salary Increase = Increase Rate x 12 ÷ Increase Frequency
Listed above are the average annual increase rates for each industry in Netherlands for the year 2022. Companies within thriving industries tend to provide higher and more frequent raises. Exceptions do exist, but generally speaking, the situation of any company is closely related to the economic situation in the country or region. These figures tend to change frequently.
Not all compensation increases are reflected directly in the salary. Some companies offer upgraded packages to their staff instead of cash money. The figures displayed here account only for direct increments to the base salary.
"Plumber" is considered to be a low bonus-based job. The people who get the highest bonuses are usually somehow involved in the revenue generation cycle.
73% of surveyed staff reported that they haven't received any bonuses or incentives in the previous year while 27% said that they received at least one form of monetary bonus.
Those who got bonuses reported rates ranging from 1% to 3% of their annual salary.
The most standard form of bonus where the employee is awarded based on their exceptional performance.Company Performance Bonuses
Occasionally, some companies like to celebrate excess earnings and profits with their staff collectively in the form of bonuses that are granted to everyone. The amount of the bonus will probably be different from person to person depending on their role within the organization.Goal-Based Bonuses
Granted upon achieving an important goal or milestone.Holiday / End of Year Bonuses
These types of bonuses are given without a reason and usually resemble an appreciation token.
People tend to confuse bonuses with commissions. A commission is a prefixed rate at which someone gets paid for items sold or deals completed while a bonus is in most cases arbitrary and unplanned.
The main two types of jobs
|Revenue Generators||Supporting Cast|
Employees that are directly involved in generating revenue or profit for the organization. Their field of expertise usually matches the type of business.
Employees that support and facilitate the work of revenue generators. Their expertise is usually different from that of the core business operations.
Revenue generators usually get more and higher bonuses, higher salaries, and more frequent salary increments. The reason is quite simple: it is easier to quantify your value to the company in monetary terms when you participate in revenue generation.
Top management personnel and senior employees naturally exhibit higher bonus rates and frequencies than juniors. This is very predictable due to the inherent responsibilities of being higher in the hierarchy. People in top positions can easily get double or triple bonus rates than employees down the pyramid.
|Average Salary 2019|
|Average Salary 2020||+3%|
|Average Salary 2021||+3%|
|Average Salary 2022||+1%|
Plumber salaries in Netherlands are on the rise in the year 2023 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2022 are 1% higher than those of 2021. The trend suggests a slow yet continuous increase in pay in 2024 and future years. These numbers may vary from industry to another.
The hourly wage is the salary paid in one worked hour. Usually jobs are classified into two categories: salaried jobs and hourly jobs. Salaried jobs pay a fix amount regardless of the hours worked. Hourly jobs pay per worked hour. To convert salary into hourly wage the above formula is used (assuming 5 working days in a week and 8 working hours per day which is the standard for most jobs). The hourly wage calculation may differ slightly depending on the worked hours per week and the annual vacation allowance. The figures mentioned above are good approximations and are considered to be the standard. One major difference between salaried employees and hourly paid employees is overtime eligibility. Salaried employees are usually exempt from overtime as opposed to hourly paid staff.
The minimum pay rate per hour for 'Plumber' in Netherlands is 5 EUR. This is the minimum as per the gathered data in the salary survey not the minimum hourly rate mandated by law.
The average salary for Plumber is 41% less than that of Construction / Building / Installation. Also, Construction / Building / Installation salaries are 40% less than those of All Jobs.
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|Boat Builder and Shipwright||2,300 EUR||+34%|
|Building Administrator||2,210 EUR||+29%|
|Building Contracts Manager||6,840 EUR||+300%|
|Building Inspector||2,100 EUR||+22%|
|Building Monitor||1,590 EUR||-8%|
|Building Sales Manager||6,390 EUR||+270%|
|Civil Engineer||4,660 EUR||+170%|
|Civil Technician||2,430 EUR||+41%|
|Construction and Maintenance Manager||3,700 EUR||+120%|
|Construction Assistant||1,980 EUR||+15%|
|Construction Coordinator||2,650 EUR||+54%|
|Construction Estimator||3,080 EUR||+79%|
|Construction Field Engineer||4,040 EUR||+140%|
|Construction General Manager||8,250 EUR||+380%|
|Construction Inventory Officer||1,730 EUR||+1%|
|Construction Operations Manager||7,220 EUR||+320%|
|Construction Project Coordinator||4,790 EUR||+180%|
|Construction Project Engineer||4,700 EUR||+170%|
|Construction Project Manager||7,710 EUR||+350%|
|Construction Project Planner||4,450 EUR||+160%|
|Construction Quality Control Manager||5,830 EUR||+240%|
|Construction Safety Officer||3,080 EUR||+79%|
|Construction Superintendent||3,000 EUR||+75%|
|Construction Supervisor||4,360 EUR||+150%|
|Construction Technical Assistant||1,760 EUR||+2%|
|Construction Technical Officer||2,030 EUR||+18%|
|Construction Technical Writer||1,930 EUR||+12%|
|Construction Technician||1,680 EUR||-2%|
|Crane and Tower Operator||1,700 EUR||-1%|
|Diesel Mechanic||1,630 EUR||-5%|
|Drywall Installer||1,780 EUR||+4%|
|Electrical Draftsman||1,660 EUR||-3%|
|Electrical Engineering Supervisor||4,820 EUR||+180%|
|Electrical Engineering Technician||1,980 EUR||+15%|
|Elevator Installer and Repairer||2,140 EUR||+24%|
|Excavator Operator||1,630 EUR||-5%|
|Floor Finisher||1,760 EUR||+2%|
|Floor Manager||2,600 EUR||+51%|
|Frame and Truss Detailer||1,610 EUR||-6%|
|Furniture Finisher||1,560 EUR||-9%|
|Gas Technician||1,540 EUR||-10%|
|Health and Safety Coordinator||2,060 EUR||+20%|
|Health and Safety Officer||2,320 EUR||+35%|
|Installation Manager||5,360 EUR||+210%|
|Insulation Installer||1,740 EUR||+1%|
|Land Surveyor||2,040 EUR||+19%|
|Lift Technician||1,700 EUR||-1%|
|Material Tester||2,340 EUR||+36%|
|Model Maker||2,300 EUR||+34%|
|Order Picker||1,520 EUR||-12%|
|Pipe Layer||1,340 EUR||-22%|
|Property Coordinator||3,720 EUR||+120%|
|Purchasing Manager||5,590 EUR||+230%|
|Quantity Surveyor||2,910 EUR||+69%|
|Roof Slater and Tiler||1,530 EUR||-11%|
|Sheet Metal Mechanic||1,600 EUR||-7%|
|Site Clerk||1,580 EUR||-8%|
|Site engineer||4,170 EUR||+140%|
|Site Leader||7,370 EUR||+330%|
|Stock Controller||2,300 EUR||+34%|
|Structural Steel Construction Worker||1,750 EUR||+2%|
|Technical Draughtsman||1,850 EUR||+8%|
|Tendering Manager||6,590 EUR||+280%|
|Tower Crane Operator||1,650 EUR||-4%|
|Wall and Floor Tiler||1,620 EUR||-6%|
|Warehouse Manager||5,040 EUR||+190%|
|Welding Superintendent||1,900 EUR||+11%|
Where can you get paid more, working for a private company or for the government? Public sector employees in Netherlands earn 5% more than their private sector counterparts on average across all sectors.
A good and competitive compensation would range anywhere between 1,550 EUR and 1,750 EUR. This is a very rough estimate and your experience and education will play a very huge part into your final earnings.
All salary and compensation figures displayed here are gross salary figures, that is the salary before tax deductions. Because taxes may differ across sectors and locations, it is difficult to accurately calculate the net salart after tax for every career.
The base salary for Plumber in Netherlands is ranges from 1,290 EUR to 1,750 EUR. The base salary depends on many factors including experience and education. It is not easy to provide a figure with very little information, so take this range in a grain of salt.
Both are indicators. If your salary is higher than both of the average and the median then you are doing very well. If your salary is lower than both, then many people are earning more than you and there is plenty of room for improvement. If your wage is between the average and the median, then things can be a bit complicated. We wrote a guide to explain all about the different scenarios. How to compare your salary
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