Netherlands: Annual adjustment, salary of “highly skilled migrant workers”

Netherlands: Salary of “highly skilled migrant workers”

Dutch law provides the salary requirement for “highly skilled migrant workers” and stipulates that the amounts of these salaries must be adjusted annually, effective 1 January.


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The salary adjustments for 2021 have been announced. The adjustment amounts are based solely on the salary payment. Benefit payments and uncertain salary components (such as overtime) are excluded. Employee expense allowances may be included, provided that such expenses are guaranteed and regularly paid each month. 

Read a December 2020 report prepared by the KPMG member firm in the Netherlands

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