Belgium salary increase

Hi,

I received an offer to work in Belgium of 83000 gross salary per year. FirstI would like to know where this salary ranks, if this will ensure a good quality of life in Brussels, and what will be the net amount in my pocket.

I assume that salary are increased by law every year of a certain percentage, what would be in average the increase per year?

Thanks 
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Alessandro

There was an interesting tool on the cnn money website for that. You can try the link below, but that sort of salary is about 224% of the average annual gross salary for belgium (which is 37k according to that website).

http://money.cnn.com/interactive/news/e … index.html

This type of question keeps getting answered on this website, and the answer is always saying that your monthly net is dependant on your situation: if you have children for example, if you receive 13.7 or 13.91 months of pay per year, if you have other tax deductible benefits and so on. Roughly, you can expect a minimum of 3500 per month. But there are online calculators which will give a better idea.

But for the annual indexation, I cant remember what it is or if it is a legal obligation for companies to follow.

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