Countries With The Highest Salaries in the World

Countries With The Highest Salaries in the World

Interested in working overseas? Looking to make the most money possible? Check out our list of countries by average annual wage has been calculated by Gross National Income which helps determine the average wealth of a country and of its general population. Countries are ranked in chronological order with salary displayed in US Dollars.

 

1. Norway

  • Average annual salary: $103,630

 

2. Qatar

Qatar

  • Average annual salary: $92,200

 

3. Macau

Macau

  • Average annual salary: $76,270

 

4. Luxembourg

Luxembourg

  • Average annual salary: $75,990

 

5. Australia

  • Average annual salary: $64,540

 

6. Sweden

  • Average annual salary: $61,610

 

7. Denmark

  • Average annual salary: $61,310

 

8. United States

  • Average annual salary: $55,200

 

9. Singapore

  • Average annual salary: $55,150

 

10. Netherlands

  • Average annual salary: $51,890

 

11. Canada

  • Average annual salary: $51,630

 

12. Austria

  • Average annual salary: $49,670

 

13. Kuwait

Kuwait

  • Average annual salary: $49,300

 

14. Finland

  • Average annual salary: $48,420

 

15. Germany

  • Average annual salary: $47,640

 

16. Belgium

  • Average annual salary: $47,260

 

17. Ireland

  • Average annual salary: $46,550

 

18. United Arab Emirates

  • Average annual salary: $44,600

 

19. United Kingdom

  • Average annual salary: $43,430

 

20. France

  • Average annual salary: $42,960

 

21. Japan

  • Average annual salary: $42,000

 

22. Hong Kong

  • Average annual salary: $40,320

 

23. Switzerland

  • Average annual salary: $35952 a year

 

24. Israel

  • Average annual salary: $35,320

 

25. Italy

  • Average annual salary: $34,270

 

26. Spain

  • Average annual salary: $29,440

 

That completes our list of the top 26 highest income earning countries in the world. Please note these figures are subject to change and are a general guide. Salaries really depend on your experience, company and position. If the idea of going to any of these destinations appeals search our featured jobs abroad.

 

 

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