IDA’s members are in great demand, and that puts you in a good bargaining position, whether you want to change jobs or have better terms in your current job. For some, however, the many options can feel like a pressure to make the right choice.
IDA's analysis department has compared the statistics from IDA and DI (Danish Industry). In conclusion, the salary levels for engineers are virtually identical in the statistics from DI and IDA.
If 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.
The salary levels in IDA's salary statistics resemble DI's statistics.
IDA's analysis department explains in a note 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.
In IDA’s opinion the salary statistics are a very reliable tool to use when members negotiate with their employers.
See the numbers here: