An international survey carried out by the StepStone online job market revealed that 68% of respondents in Germany felt underpaid. During the study in question about 4,000 experts and executives were interviewed in Germany. Even more dissatisfied with their salaries are Italians among whom 28% believe that their salaries match their achievements and 4% even feel overpaid. However, 70% of Italians are dissatisfied with their salaries.
On average, 58% of employees in Europe hold the opinion that they achieve more than they are paid for. 39% are satisfied with their salaries. Most satisfied with their salaries are people in Denmark (55%). Just 42% are dissatisfied with their salaries there.