European Commission Salary Grid 2024

European Commission Salary Grid 2024

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This article provides the annual European Commission salary grid for Administrators, Assistants, Secretaries and Clerks, and Contract Agents.

The version below is the most recent, as adopted in June 2023. A new version of the EC salary grid will be adopted mid-2024.

The European Commission salary grid is reviewed every year and a new version is published in either May or June as part of the regular update of the EU Staff Regulations.

Salary grid for Contract Agents is included in Article 93 of the Staff Regulations.

Salary grids for Administrators, Assistants, and Secretaries and Clerks are included in Article 66 of the Staff Regulations.

Even though the salary grids are published mid-year, they are retroactively applicable from January 1 of the respective year.

European Commission Salary Grid 2023 for Contract Agents

This is the European Commission 2023 salary grid for Contract Agents in Grades FGI to FGIV.

Function Group & GradeStep 1Step 2Step 3Step 4Step 5Step 6Step 7
FGIV 187 312,037 464,097 619,297 777,757 939,518 104,618 273,13
FGIV 176 462,576 596,946 734,146 874,197 017,147 163,067 312,03
FGIV 165 711,775 830,545 951,806 075,576 201,936 330,926 462,57
FGIV 155 048,195 153,185 260,365 369,755 481,435 595,405 711,77
FGIV 144 461,744 554,524 649,254 745,924 844,654 945,365 048,19
FGIV 133 943,394 025,414 109,114 194,584 281,794 370,844 461,74
FGIII 125 048,135 153,105 260,285 369,655 481,305 595,295 711,64
FGIII 114 461,714 554,474 649,184 745,854 844,554 945,295 048,13
FGIII 103 943,384 025,384 109,094 194,554 281,764 370,814 461,71
FGIII 93 485,293 557,763 631,753 707,293 784,383 863,053 943,38
FGIII 83 080,413 144,473 209,873 276,603 344,753 414,303 485,29
FGII 73 485,213 557,713 631,693 707,223 784,363 863,053 943,39
FGII 63 080,283 144,323 209,733 276,493 344,633 414,203 485,21
FGII 52 722,362 778,972 836,782 895,792 956,003 017,503 080,28
FGII 42 406,042 456,092 507,182 559,332 612,552 666,892 722,36
FGI 32 964,063 025,563 088,373 152,463 217,873 284,673 352,86
FGI 22 620,352 674,732 730,252 786,912 844,752 903,802 964,06
FGI 12 316,512 364,602 413,662 463,742 514,892 567,082 620,35
European Commission 2022 basic salary scales for Contract Agents in function groups FGI, FGII, FGIII, FGIV | Source: Staff Regulations, Article 93

If you are interested in actual take-home pay for Contract Agents by grade, please read the individual articles:

* Contract Agents FG I
* Contract Agents FG II
* Contract Agents FG III

* Contract Agents FG IV

European Commission Salary Grid for Administrators

This is the European Commission 2023 salary grid for Administrators in grades AD 5AD 16.

GRADEStep 1Step 2Step 3Step 4Step 5
AD 1621 211,1822 102,5023 031,28  
AD 1518 747,1419 534,9320 355,7920 922,1321 211,18
AD 1416 569,3117 265,6017 991,1218 491,6518 747,14
AD 1314 644,5315 259,9015 901,1316 343,5516 569,31
AD 1212 943,3113 487,2014 053,9614 444,9514 644,53
AD 1111 439,7111 920,4212 421,3312 766,9212 943,31
AD 1010 110,8210 535,6710 978,4111 283,8311 439,71
AD 98 936,269 311,779 703,099 973,0210 110,82
AD 87 898,168 230,058 575,888 814,498 936,26
AD 76 980,667 274,007 579,657 790,547 898,16
AD 66 169,726 429,006 699,146 885,536 980,66
AD 55 453,025 682,165 920,936 085,676 169,72
European Commission basic salary scales for Administrators AD5-16 | Source: Staff Regulations, Article 6

If you are interested in actual take-home pay for Administrators by grade, please read the individual articles:

* Salary of Administrators AD5
* Salary of Administrators AD6
* Salary of Administrators AD7
* Salary of Administrators AD8
* Salary of Administrators AD9
* Salary of Administrators AD10
* Salary of Administrators AD11
* Salary of Administrators AD12
* Salary of Administrators AD13
* Salary of Administrators AD14
* Salary of Administrators AD15
* Salary of Administrators AD16

European Commission Salary Grid 2023 for Assistants

This is the European Commission 2023 salary grid for Assistants in grades AST 1 – AST 11.

GRADEAST 1AST 2AST 3AST 4AST 5
AST 1111 439,7111 920,4212 421,3312 766,9212 943,31
AST 1010 110,8210 535,6710 978,4111 283,8311 439,71
AST 98 936,269 311,779 703,099 973,0210 110,82
AST 87 898,168 230,058 575,888 814,498 936,26
AST 76 980,667 274,007 579,657 790,547 898,16
AST 66 169,726 429,006 699,146 885,536 980,66
AST 55 453,025 682,165 920,936 085,676 169,72
AST 44 819,565 022,075 233,115 378,715 453,02
AST 34 259,654 438,684 625,204 753,864 819,56
AST 23 764,843 923,044 087,894 201,634 259,65
AST 13 327,493 467,313 613,003 713,563 764,84
European Commission salary gridscales for Assistants AST 1-11 | Source: Staff Regulations, Article 66

If you are interested in actual take-home pay for Assistants by grade, please read the individual articles:

* Salary of Assistants AST1
* Salary of Assistants AST2
* Salary of Assistants AST3
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Salary of Assistants AST4
* Salary of Assistants AST5
* Salary of Assistants AST6
* Salary of Assistants AST7
* Salary of Assistants AST8
* Salary of Assistants AST9
* Salary of Assistants AST10
* Salary of Assistants AST11

European Commission Salary Grid 2023 for Secretaries and Clerks

This is the European Commission 2023 salary grid for Secretaries and Clerks in grades AST/SC 1 to AST/SC 6.

GradeStep 1Step 2Step 3Step 4Step 5
AST/SC 65 409,745 637,085 873,956 037,356 120,77
AST/SC 54 781,304 982,225 192,325 336,025 409,74
AST/SC 44 225,884 403,454 588,504 716,154 781,30
AST/SC 33 734,963 891,914 055,484 168,284 225,88
AST/SC 23 301,083 439,813 584,373 684,073 734,96
AST/SC 12 917,613 040,223 167,983 256,093 301,08
European Commission 2022 basic salary scales – AST/SC secretaries and clerks | Source: Staff Regulations, Article 66

If you are interested in actual take-home pay for Secretaries and Clerks by grade, please read the individual articles:

Salary of Secretaries and Clerks AST/SC 1
Salary of Secretaries and Clerks AST/SC 2
Salary of Secretaries and Clerks AST/SC 3
Salary of Secretaries and Clerks AST/SC 4
Salary of Secretaries and Clerks AST/SC 5
Salary of Secretaries and Clerks AST/SC 6

Where to find European Commission Salary Grids of previous years?

If you want to find the salary grids of previous years, you have to visit Staff Regulations on the EurLex database of EU legislation. You will find the main versions of the Staff Regulations on the left side (red rectangle in the image).

You will have to click on the year you are interested in, and scroll to either Article 66 or Article 93.

Basic salary vs full remuneration package

The European Commission salary grids above only list the basic salary for each grade and step for AD, AST and CA positions.

If you want to get a more precise idea of your possible take-home pay, you might be interest to read the article linked below. It shows you how the salary in EU jobs is affected by various deductions and allowances, as well as the Correction Coefficient.

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