Peter Jensen is a manager in an international company and a recognised expert in his field, but a Friday bar at work leaves him drained. Like many other neurodivergent people, he has to work extra hard to fit into the labour market.
If you use IDA's salary statistics or salary calculator when negotiating your salary and your employer does not believe in IDA's salary statistics and says it is merely an expression of the union's imagination, then you can calmly reply that IDA's salary statistics are completely reliable.
IDA's analysis department has compared salary statistics from IDA and DI (Confederation of Danish Industry) and found that after considering different salary conceptualization and populations, the salary levels for the two groups of engineers are virtually the same in the statistics from DI and IDA.
Unfortunately, the most recent memo is not yet available in English. Below, you can find the most recent memo in Danish and a previous version in English.
Read the comparison between IDA's and DI's salary statistics 2021 (In Danish)
Read the comparison between IDA's and DI's salary statistics from 2018
In IDA’s opinion the salary statistics are a very reliable tool to use when members negotiate with their employers.
The salary statistics is only one of many salary tools available to you as a member of IDA.
All IDA salary tools are based on the annual salary statistics which is updated in December.
As a member of IDA, you can use these tools to assist you in getting the right salary:
View IDA's salary statistics and compare salary levels
Use IDA's salary calculator to check your own salary
Check salaries at different companies using IDA's company statistics
View terms of employment in the public and private sector in IDA's guide to employment terms