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Gross Salary:

Job Status: Full-Time: 37 hours per week distributed over 5 days.

Duration: 12 – months.

You receive monthly salary.

  • First 0 – 6 month from DKK 11.347 (1.519,44 euro) gross per month.
  • Next 6 – 12 month from DKK 13.136  (1.759,00 euro)gross per month.

Net salary averages to approximately 7,485 DKK ( 1.050 euro) after tax and various tax deductions. 

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The Danish Collective Agreement.

When you are employed as agriculture intern, the working hours and salary are fixed  by The Danish Collective Agreement.

Registration and calculation of working hours

  • It is always your responsibility to complete a timesheet and to report to your employer your working hours before the deadline, so you can get paid your salary in time. Usually latest by the 20th of the end of month.
  • When you are employed as a intern, the working time is 37 hours a week. It may vary if it is evening, night and weekend work.

Payment of wages

  • In order to receive your salary you must complete a timesheet at the workplace
    and get it signed by the contact person. It is your documentation, that you have been at work and that you must have a salary. It is always your own responsibility that you have documentation of your work hours.

Where can I find my payslip? 

  • Your payslip is digital. You receive your payslips online in e-boks, which is your online digital mailbox. From e-Box you have the opportunity to print the payslip on paper or store it on a local drive. It’s free to use e-Boks.
  • Your paychecks are available via e-boks.

Checking my payslip:

It is your responsibility to check whether you receive the correct salary. Please make sure that the salary and supplements correspond with your contract.

Please note:

In the payroll world, everything begins with gross salary. Your gross salary is the full amount you earn, before all of the deductions that result in your take home pay. The exact amount net cash depends on specific tax agreements between Denmark and your home country and could change from one year to another.

Each month you get about approx. DKK 7,485 in net cash payment after tax and various types of deductions from your pay has been deducted.

It is possible to live on the salary from the internship with normal budgeting.

However, during the first month of stay, the intern must expect extra expenses to get settled in before receiving the first paycheck.


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