Hotels-Restaurants Sector Salaries - International Comparison

 
Classification:   The occupations comprising the hotels-restaurants sector are as outlined 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 Hotels-Restaurants Sector

Country  Net Monthly Income  constant 2005 US$ [a] [d] Notes, Source                                                                               Gross Monthly Sector Income Compulsory Deductions Weekly Hours
 
Norway average income PPP $ 1,913 $ 2,639 Full-time employees, 2005. Excl. overtime payments. Statistics Norway, [9]. 23,008 kroners 26% 31.4
Australia average income PPP $ 1,861 $ 1,826 Full-time adult non-managerial employees, 2004. Australian Bureau of Statistics, [9], [t]. 2,935 dollars 18% 30.8
Korea average income PPP $ 1,780 $ 1,412 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]. 1,600,000 wons 10% 47.1
UK average income PPP $ 1,780 $ 1,803 Full-time employees on adult rates of pay, 2003. Incl. overtime payments. UK Employment Department, [9], [t]. 1,349 pounds 23% 41.3
Switzerland average income PPP $ 1,688 $ 2,404 Standardised monthly earnings (40 hours x 4 1/3 weeks), 2004. Office fédéral de la statistique Suisse, [9]. 4,139 francs 30% 33.6
Belgium average income PPP $ 1,587 $ 1,544 Full-time employees, 2003. Institut National de Statistique, [9], [t]. 1,785 euros 28%
Netherlands average income PPP $ 1,567 $ 1,910 Full-time employees, 2004. Excl. overtime payments. Netherlands Central Bureau voor de Statistiek, [9]. 1,962 euros 24% 38.4
Finland average income PPP $ 1,519 $ 1,814 Full-time employees, 2004. Excl. seasonal and end-of-year bonuses. Statistics Finland, [9], [k], [t]. 1,914 euros 26% 32.5
Spain average income PPP $ 1,451 $ 1,382 Incl. overtime payments and irregular gratuities, 2005. Instituto Nacional de Estadística, [9], [k]. 1,276 euros 13% 38.6
France average income PPP $ 1,426 $ 1,120 Employees, 2002. Ministère de l'Emploi et de la Formation Professionnelle, [9]. 1,091 euros 0% 37.7
Taiwan average income PPP $ 1,369 $ 742 Employees, incl. overtime and bonus, 2005. National Statistics Republic of China, [10]. 25,578 dollars 7% 40.3
Austria average income PPP $ 1,298 $ 1,251 Employees, 2003. Austrian Central Statistical Office (ÖSTAT), [9], [t]. 1,371 euros 24% 36.4
New Zealand average income PPP $ 1,184 $ 1,132 Standardized income (160 hours/month), full-time equivalent employees, 2004. Statistics New Zealand, [9], [t]. 2,094 dollars 21% 29.8
Italy average income PPP $ 1,179 $ 1,272 Employees, 2005. Istituto Nazionale di Statistica, [9]. 1,310 euros 22% 41.5
Greece average income PPP $ 1,116 $ 727 Part-time and full-time employees, 2002. Statistics Greece, [13], [9], [k]. 853 euros 17% 47.8
Sweden average salary PPP $ 999 $ 1,307 Wage earners in the private sector, 2005. Excl. holidays, sick-leave and overtime payments. Statistiska Centralbyrån, [9]. 13,700 kronas 29% 30.4
Japan average income PPP $ 967 $ 1,137 Regular employees, incl. overtime and bonus, 2005; establishments with 5 or more regular employees; Japan Ministry of Health, Labour, and Welfare, [17], [k]. 142,000 yens 12% 39.6
Israel average income PPP $ 923 $ 748 Employees, 2005. Incl. payments subject to income tax. Incl. workers from the Judea, Samaria and Gaza areas. Israel Central Bureau of Statistics, [9], [t]. 3,522 new shekels 5% 35.9
Portugal average income PPP $ 820 $ 700 Employees, 2005. Instituto Nacional de Estatística, [9]. 646 euros 13% 45.3
Singapore average income PPP $ 687 $ 641 Employees, 2005. Ministry of Manpower, [9], [t]. 1,333 dollars 20% 38.6
Slovakia average income PPP $ 617 $ 335 Employees, 2005. Excl. enterprises with less than 20 employees. Štatistický úrad Slovenskej republiky, [9], [k]. 13,280 korunas 22% 34.2
Philippines average income PPP $ 593 $ 133 Employees, 2001. Establishments with 20 or more persons employed. National Statistics Office, [9], [t]. 6,685 pesos 8% 43.0
Hungary average income PPP $ 592 $ 376 Full-time employees in enterprises with 5 or more employees, 2005. Hungarian Central Statistical Office, [9], [k]. 95,773 forints 22%
Poland average income PPP $ 540 $ 326 Employees, 2005. Incl. the value of payments in kind. Poland Central Statistical Office, [9], [k]. 1,505 zlotys 30% 40.5
Czech Republic average income PPP $ 518 $ 316 Employees, 2004. Czech Statistical Office, [9]. 9,806 korunas 20%
Mexico average income PPP $ 456 $ 292 Employees, 2005. Instituto Nacional de Estadística, Geografía e Informatica (INEGI), [9], [k]. 3,274 pesos 3% 46.1
Russia average income PPP $ 432 $ 206 Employees, 2005. Federal State Statistics Office, [9]. 6,704 roubles 13%
Latvia average income PPP $ 417 $ 185 Employees, 2005. Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia, [9], [t]. 138 lats 25% 40.4
Brazil average income PPP $ 417 $ 148 Employees, 2002. Ministerio do Trabalho e da Previdência Social, [9]. 421 reals 10% 45.4
Thailand average income PPP $ 403 $ 128 Employees, 2005. Thailand National Statistical Office, [9], [t], [s]. 5,490 bahts 6% 51.9
Lithuania average income PPP $ 395 $ 200 Employees, 2005. All employees converted into Full-time units. Excl. individual unincorporated enterprises. Statistics Lithuania, [9]. 748 litas 26% 39.0
Romania average income PPP $ 303 $ 131 Employees, 2004. Romania National Institute of Statistics, [9]. 538 new lei 25% 43.8
 

References

 
[9]   International Labour Organization. Compilation of average salary income worldwide. Classified by country, by employment category, and by gender.
[10]   National Statistics Republic of China (Taiwan).
[13]   Statistics Greece.
[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 yielding net income from gross income: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Germany, Ireland, Israel, New Zealand, UK, U.S., Singapore.