Category: Working for the EU

  • How much do EU officials earn in 2022?

    How much do EU officials earn

    Overview of salaries of administrators, assistants, secretaries/clerks and contract agents at the European Commission and other EU institutions.

  • What is the salary of Assistants in grade AST 4 (2022)?

    Salary European Commission Assistants AST4

    This article shows how much Assistants in grade AST 4 step 1 can expect to earn in the European Commission, the European Parliament, EU agencies and other EU institutions. This includes not only the basic salary, but also allowances and other benefits. The Assistants AST 4 basic salary ranges from EUR 4429 to 5011. However, your take-home pay might differ significantly due to a number of factors.

  • Salary of Contract Agents in Function Group FGIV (2022 update)

    Salary contract agent FGIV European Commission

    This article covers the topic of salary for Contract Agents in Function Group IV (FG IV), step 1 in the European Commission, the European Parliament, EU agencies and other EU institutions. The ‘basic monthly salary’ for FG IV ranges from EUR 3555,98 to EUR 5150,62. It depends on which grade you are in (13-18) which is directly linked to the length of your previous work experience and employment period at the particular EU institution.

  • Salary of Contract Agents in Function Group FG III (2022 update)

    Salary contract agent FGIII European Commission

    This article covers the topic of salary for Contract agents (‘agent contractuel’ in French) in function group FG III step 1 in the European Commission, the European Parliament, EU agencies and other EU institutions. The ‘basic monthly salary’ for Contract Agents in function group FG III ranges from EUR 2777,78 to EUR 3555,97. It depends on which grade you are in (8-12) which is directly linked to the length of your previous work experience and employment period at the particular EU institution.

  • Salary of Contract Agents in Function Group FGI (2022 update)

    Salary contract agent FGI European Commission

    This article covers the topic of salary for Contract Agents in Function Group I (FGI) in the European Commission. The information about FGI salary also directly applies to staff of the European Parliament, European Council, EU agencies and all other EU institutions. The monthly ‘basic salary’ for Contract Agents in function group I (FG I) ranges from EUR 2128 to EUR 3081. It depends on which grade (1-3) and step in each grade (1-7) the staff member finds herself in.

  • What is the salary of administrators AD5?

    European Commission administrators AD5 salary

    This article shows how much Administrators in grade AD 5 step 1 can expect to earn in the European Commission, the European Parliament, EU agencies and other EU institutions. This includes not only the basic salary, but also allowances and other benefits. The ‘basic salary’ for Administrators AD 5 ranges from EUR 4,917.29 to 5,563.58 per month. It depends on which step you are in (1-5) which is directly linked to the length of your previous employment period under any employer and length of service at your EU institution.

  • What is the European Commission Correction Coefficient

    What is the European Commission correction coefficient?

    Salaries of most EU officials get adjusted by a factor called the ‘Correction Coefficient’. Your EU salary amount directly depends on where your EU institution is located. Each year Eurostat tracks how expensive (or cheap) it is to live in all EU member states and adjusts the Correction Coefficient.

  • Disability and employment in EU institutions

    Disability and employment in EU institutions

    Article about employment of persons with disabilities at the European Commission, European Parliament, EU agencies and other institutions of the European Union.

  • Daily Subsistence Allowance

    European Commission daily subsistence allowance

    Daily Subsistence Allowance is meant the help new employees of EU institutions to help settle in their new country and role. It is a substantial financial addition to your regular EU salary.

  • Salary and allowances of administrators AD 7

    AD7 Temporary Agent Salary of a European Commission

    This article shows how much Administrators in grade AD7, step 1 can expect to earn in the European Commission, the European Parliament, EU agencies and other EU institutions. This includes not only the basic salary, but also allowances and other benefits. The ‘basic salary’ for Administrators AD 7 ranges from EUR 6294 to 7122 per month. It depends on which step you are in (1-5) which is directly linked to the length of your employment at an EU institution. The longer you serve, the usually higher your salary gets.

  • Education Allowance

    European Commission Education Allowance

    Employees of the European Commission or other EU institutions that have children are entitled to the Education allowance. This article answers the main questions about this benefit of employment at the EU institutions.

  • 16 advantages of working for the European Commission

    Collage with a picture of the European Commission Berlaymont building in Brussels

    An article about all advantages of working for the EU institutions: European Commission, European Parliament, EU agencies etc.