European Commission pensions

How large is a pension for employees of EU institutions? How long do I have to…

Daily Subsistence Allowance

New employees of EU institutions get an additional 10K EUR in the firs year to help…

Medical Examination for European Commission jobs

What to expect in an EU institutions medical examination? This article will provide most of the…

Temporary agents AD 5: salary and allowances

This article covers the topic of AD 5 salary or how much a Temporary Agent in…

Contract agents FG IV: salary and allowances

This article covers the topic of FG IV salary or how much a Contract Agent (‘fonctionnaire’…

Contract agents FG III: salary and allowances

This article answers the question of how much can an 'FG III' or a Contract Agent…

How much do EU officials earn?

Overview of salaries of temporary agents and contract agents at the European Commission and other EU…

Expatriation allowance and Foreign Residence allowance

This article explains the difference between the European Commission's Expatriation allowance and Foreign Residence allowance. These…

Household allowance

Key information about the household allowance that some employees of the European Commission and other EU…

Salary and allowances of AD7 temporary agents

This article covers the topic of AD7 salary or how much a Temporary Agent in grade…

Installation allowance

The Installation allowance is paid to European Commission and other EU institutions staff that have to…

How many employees does the European Commission have?

At the start of 2020, the European Commission had 32847 employees. The total number of people…