Remuneration

Information on basic pay, minimum wages, bonuses, employee benefits and rules concerning the payment of wages.

Germany :: Equal pay and right to pay data

The 2017 Remuneration Transparency Act (Entgelttransparenzgesetz) defines equal pay and equivalent pay – the latter effectively being defined by ‘job size’ as in a job evaluation system …

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Germany :: Mini-jobs and combination wages

Mini jobs Under a measure introduced by the German federal government, employers may hire staff on a part-time basis under a scheme called ‘mini-jobs’ …

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Germany :: Payment of wages

In Germany, employers must pay their employees on the due pay date agreed in the employment contract, and in any case no later than the last bank working day of the month following the month in which the work was conducted …

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Germany :: Meals/ meal vouchers

Meals delivered each day to employees free of charge or at a reduced rate are considered benefits in kind which are subject to income tax …

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Germany :: Health insurance

In Germany, it is mandatory for employees earning less than 4,950 euros per month (rate in 2018) to be enrolled in the statutory health insurance scheme (Gesetzliche Krankenversicherung, GKV) …

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Germany :: Executive and non-tariff compensation

The remuneration of management and supervisory boards in stock corporations and some limited liability companies is laid down in the Stock Corporation Act …

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Germany :: Business travel expenses

An employee’s regular workplace is the location to which they travel most frequently, provided they do so for at least 46 days in any calendar year …

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Germany :: Bonuses

It is common for employers in certain industries in Germany to reward employees with bonuses on top of their basic wage …

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Germany :: Basic pay and minimum wage

An employee’s basic pay should be stipulated in the employment contract …

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