The table below shows the average salaries of some jobs in Estonia. Please refer to SalaryExplorer for more information.
The employer payroll tax is calculated as follows:
*Income ceiling of EUR 85,200 annually
The employee payroll tax is calculated as follows:
Income Tax in Germany is calculated as follows:
The minimum wage in Germany is €1616 per month.
The employee must be paid monthly.
13th month salary
There is no provision for the 13th month salary in Germany.
The typical number of working hours in Germany is 36 to 40 hours a week.
Overtime can be allowed for upto 60 hours per week. It can be compensated by extra time off or payment as decided by the employer.
Number of public holidays is 9 days. The list of holidays can be found here.
Full time employees are entitled to a minimum of 24 days for a six day working week.
Employees are entitled to 6 weeks of sick leave paid at the rate of 100% of the regular salary.
Female employees are entitled to fully paid 6 weeks prior to child’s birth and 8 weeks after the child’s birth.
Paternity leave falls under parental leave.
In Germany, parental leave is awarded for 36 months and can be divided between the two parents.
The employer must have a justifiable reason to terminate the employment contract. A dismissal notice should be mutually agreed upon and signed by both parties.
The notice period in Germany should be at least 4 weeks.
There is no statutory severance pay in Germany.
The probation period is 6 months and is subject to mutual agreement between the employer and employee.