Salary Calculator for Spain

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Gross Income Tax Due Net Income

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Gross Income
is the sum of all your earnings before any taxes have been deducted, minus any exemptions.
Net Income
is the money you take home after all taxes and contributions have been deducted from your gross salary.

Tax Due is the sum of all taxes and contributions that will be deducted from your gross salary. The deductions used in the above salary calculator assume you are not married and you have no dependents.

Income Tax (ES)
is a progressive tax and it ranges from 19% to 45%. The standard personal allowance is 5,550 EUR for individuals under 65 years old with no dependents. The employer withholds the emloyee's income tax and transfers the payment to the tax authorities on a monthly basis. The personal income tax is also called Impuesto de Renta sobre las Personas Fisicas or IRPF. The rates used in the above calculator apply only to the Community of Madrid. The income taxes are higher for the Andalusia and the Catalonia communities.
Social Security Contributions
is a tax payed by both the employee and the employer. The standard rate for the employee is 6.35% and the employer pays 29.90% of an employee's salary. The maximum tax payed by an employee is 2,775 EUR and the minimum is 753 EUR.
The information presented on this page is based on the Spanish fiscal regulations for 2016. Visit for more details.

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The average monthly net salary in Spain (ES) is around 1390 EUR, with a minimum income of 764 EUR per month. This places Spain on the 20th place in the International Labour Organisation statistics for 2012, after United Kingdom, but before Luxembourg.

The Spanish system for direct taxation of individuals is progressive, with higher rates being applied to higher income levels. Spain follows a pay-as-you-earn (PAYE) system tax with monthly withholdings. The income tax and the social-security contributions are deducted by the employers on behalf of the employees. In Spanish, the personal income tax is called Impuesto de Renta sobre las Personas Fisicas (IRPF).

Spain is the second most visited country in the world, after France. The tourism in Spain is a major contributor to the national economic life. Most visitors come from the United Kingdom, France and Germany. Spain also performs very well in many aspects regarding the well-being of its residents, having the fourth highest life expectancy of all the OECD countries.