The table below shows the average salaries of some jobs in Austria. Please refer to SalaryExplorer for more information.
The employer payroll tax is calculated as follows:
The employee payroll tax is calculated as follows:
Income Tax in Austria is calculated as follows:
The minimum wage in Austria is EUR1500 per month.
The employee must be paid monthly.
13th month salary
Their 13th month salary is normally paid at the end of June and the 14th month salary is paid at the end of November.
The standard number of working hours in Austria is 8 hours a day or 40 hours a week.
In terms of overtime, overtime will be paid at a rate of 50% premium for work. Hours in excess of those stated in the employment contract would be paid at a rate of 125 of the employee’s salary. Overtime on Sundays, public holidays and between 12:00am to 7:00am will be compensated at a rate of 200%.
Number of public holidays is 13 days. The list of holidays can be found here.
All employees are entitled to 30 days of vacation annually. However, if you have for over 25 years, you are entitled to 36 days of vacation.
Paid sick leave in Austria is given for a period of upto 12 weeks during an illness or following an injury.
Female employees are entitled to 8 weeks preceding the time of delivery and 8 weeks following the childbirth. Employees receive pay from the social insurance system.
Paternity leave is unpaid and given until the child has reached the age of 2 years.
Termination in Austria can be done on a mutual consent basis.There can also be dismissal of the employee by the employer on the grounds of a justified reason.
Notice period depends on the duration of the employment:
Employers must pay severance pay at the rate of 1.53% of their gross monthly salary.
The probation labour contract is one month.