Education Sector Salaries - International Comparison

 
Classification:   The education sector is comprised of occupations defined in ISIC Rev. 3-D and ISIC Rev. 2-3 by the International Standard Industrical Classification of Economic Activities.
 
Methodology:   Unless otherwise indicated, the gross income is obtained from data provided to the International Labour Organization [9] by government agencies (Statistics Canada, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Statistics Finland, etc). The compulsory deductions include income tax, municipal tax, provincial/state income tax, social security (pension plan, medicare), compulsory additional insurance, etc. The deductions are representative of single-earner-married-without-child status, and are obtained from income tax calculators [t], social security withholdings, the OECD Tax Database [k], or other sources. Employees include both men and women unless otherwise noted.
 
    
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Average Salary in the Education Sector

Country  Net Monthly Income  constant 2005 US$ [a] [d] Notes, Source                                                                               Gross Monthly Sector Income Compulsory Deductions Weekly Hours
 
Switzerland average income PPP $ 2,844 $ 4,051 Standardised monthly earnings (40 hours x 4 1/3 weeks), 2004. Office fédéral de la statistique Suisse, [9]. 7,511 francs 35%
Japan average income PPP $ 2,737 $ 3,217 Regular employees, incl. overtime and bonuses, 2005; establishments with 5 or more regular employees; Japan Ministry of Health, Labour, and Welfare, [17], [k]. 442,000 yens 20% 37.9
UK average income PPP $ 2,610 $ 2,644 Full-time employees on adult rates of pay, 2003. Incl. overtime payments.UK Employment Department, [9], [t]. 2,087 pounds 27% 35.5
Australia average income PPP $ 2,558 $ 2,511 Full-time adult non-managerial employees, 2004. Australian Bureau of Statistics, [9], [t]. 4,136 dollars 20% 33.2
Korea average income PPP $ 2,494 $ 1,977 Regular employees incl. family allowances and the value of payments in kind, 2005. Establishments with 5 or more regular employees. Korea Ministry of Labour, [9]. 2,292,000 wons 12% 44.6
Netherlands average income PPP $ 2,307 $ 2,812 Full-time employees, 2004. Excl. overtime payments. Netherlands Central Bureau voor de Statistiek, [9]. 3,182 euros 31% 37.9
Norway average income PPP $ 2,298 $ 3,170 Full-time employees, 2005. Excl. overtime payments. Statistics Norway, [9]. 30,075 kroners 32%
New Zealand average income PPP $ 2,130 $ 2,037 Standardized income (160 hours/month), full-time equivalent employees, 2004. Statistics New Zealand, [9], [t]. 3,917 dollars 24% 29.9
France average income PPP $ 2,099 $ 1,648 Employees, 2002. Ministère de l'Emploi et de la Formation Professionnelle, [9]. 1,606 euros 0% 37.1
Canada average income PPP $ 2,048 $ 2,047 Employees, 2005. Incl. overtime. Statistics Canada, [9], [t]. 3,491 dollars 29% 32.5
Finland average income PPP $ 1,884 $ 2,249 Full-time employees, 2004. Excl. seasonal and end-of-year bonuses. Statistics Finland, [9], [k], [t]. 2,621 euros 33% 33.1
Spain average income PPP $ 1,839 $ 1,752 Incl. overtime payments and irregular gratuities, 2005. Instituto Nacional de Estadística, [9], [k]. 1,695 euros 17% 25.4
Austria average income PPP $ 1,691 $ 1,630 Employees, 2003. Austrian Central Statistical Office (ÖSTAT), [9], [t]. 1,939 euros 30% 28.5
Israel average income PPP $ 1,347 $ 1,092 Employees, 2005. Incl. payments subject to income tax. Incl. workers from the Judea, Samaria and Gaza areas. Israel Central Bureau of Statistics, [9], [t]. 5,745 new shekels 15% 25.6
Portugal average income PPP $ 1,288 $ 1,099 Employees, 2005. Instituto Nacional de Estatística, [9]. 1,063 euros 17% 28.9
Sweden average salary PPP $ 1,245 $ 1,630 Wage earners in the private sector, 2005. Excl. holidays, sick-leave and overtime payments. Statistiska Centralbyrån, [9]. 17,326 kronas 30% 35.7
Brazil average income PPP $ 1,152 $ 410 Employees, 2002. Ministerio do Trabalho e da Previdência Social, [9]. 1,162 reals 10% 32.5
Hungary average income PPP $ 906 $ 575 Full-time employees in enterprises with 5 or more employees, 2005. Hungarian Central Statistical Office, [9], [k]. 181,448 forints 37%
Poland average income PPP $ 888 $ 536 Employees, 2005. Incl. the value of payments in kind. Poland Central Statistical Office, [9], [k]. 2,473 zlotys 30% 29.8
Czech Republic average income PPP $ 831 $ 506 Employees, 2004. Czech Statistical Office, [9]. 16,343 korunas 23%
Philippines average income PPP $ 827 $ 186 Employees, 2001. Establishments with 20 or more persons employed. National Statistics Office, [9], [t]. 9,641 pesos 11% 39.2
Thailand average income PPP $ 722 $ 230 Employees, 2005. Thailand National Statistical Office, [9], [t], [s]. 9,840 bahts 6% 39.3
Mexico average income PPP $ 720 $ 461 Employees, 2005. Instituto Nacional de Estadística, Geografía e Informatica (INEGI), [9], [k]. 5,388 pesos 7% 32.1
China average income PPP $ 679 $ 155 Employees, 2004. State-owned units, urban collective-owned units and other ownership units. National Bureau of Statistics of China, [9]. 1,356 yuans 8%
Latvia average income PPP $ 665 $ 296 Employees, 2005. Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia, [9], [t]. 226 lats 27% 32.6
Slovakia average income PPP $ 661 $ 359 Employees, 2005. Excl. enterprises with less than 20 employees. Štatistický úrad Slovenskej republiky, [9], [k]. 14,224 korunas 22% 28.8
Romania average income PPP $ 470 $ 203 Employees, 2004. Romania National Institute of Statistics, [9]. 894 new lei 30% 36.2
Russia average income PPP $ 353 $ 169 Employees, 2005. Federal State Statistics Office, [9]. 5,478 roubles 13%
 

References

 
[9]   International Labour Organization. Compilation of average salary income worldwide. Classified by country, by employment category, and by gender.
[a]   Interbank nominal exchange rate, Oanda.com; historical currency converter for over 164 currencies and 3 metals.
[d]   World Economic Outlook Database, September 2006, International Monetary Fund.
[k]   OECD Tax Database. Annual database providing comparative information on personal and corporate income tax and consumption tax systems and rates in OECD countries since 2000. Information on social security contributions levied on employees and their employers is also reported.
[t]   Online calculators or tables yielding net income from gross income: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Germany, Ireland, Israel, New Zealand, UK, U.S., Singapore.