The table below shows the average salaries of some jobs in Denmark. Please refer to GlassDoor for more information.
The employer payroll tax is calculated as follows:
*Please be informed that the estimated industrial injuries insurance may vary
The employee payroll tax is calculated as follows:
Income tax is levied annually as follows:
The employee income tax rates can be found here.
There is no official minimum wage in Denmark. However, the common minimum wage would be DKK 110 per hour.
The employee must be paid at the end of each month
13th month salary
There is no provision for the 13th month salary in Denmark.
The typical number of working hours in Denmark is 37 hours a week.
There is no law regarding overtime pay in Denmark. However, it can be decided in a collective agreement. The typical rate is 150% of regular pay for the first three hours and 200% thereafter.
Number of public holidays is 10 days. The list of holidays can be found here.
The holiday year in Denmark runs from 1st September to 31st August and employees can accrue 25 days off each year (2.08 days per day).
Every worker is entitled to 30 days of paid sick leave provided the worker worked for at least 74 hours during the 4 weeks preceding the illness.
Both parents are entitled to leave in the context of childbirth or adoption.
For maternity leave, the pregnant mother is entitled to 4 weeks of leave before the expected due date and is obliged to take 2 weeks after delivery. She is also entitled to a further 12 weeks
Paternity Leave is also allowed of upto 2 weeks within the first 14 weeks after delivery.
Unless bound by a collective bargaining agreement, the employer is free to terminate the employment at any time.
The employer notice period is stipulated as per the act on salaried employees as follows:
There is no statutory severance pay mentioned. However, if a salaried employee has been in employment for more than 12 to 17 years, they are entitled to a severance pay of between 1 to 3 months salary.
There is no law regarding probation period in Denmark, however if present in the collective agreement, it must not extend 3 months.