Starting salary MBO

This article provides an overview of the salaries of professions for which an MBO diploma is required. MBO stands for Secondary Vocational Education. An MBO course lasts between 2 and 4 years and leads to a specific profession. MBO courses are known for their practice-oriented education.

MBO levels

Four different levels can be distinguished. Level 1: Assistant professional Level 2: Employee / basic professional Level 3: self-employed employee / independent professional Level 4: middle management / specialized professional Level 4 gives access to HBO.

Professions MBO

An advantage of taking an MBO course is that you will be trained as a professional in a short time and you can quickly get a paid job. MBO students generally have a practical attitude

Salary MBO

With an MBO diploma, you earn less than if you practice your profession at HBO level. The salary depends, among other things, on the level within the MBO. Below are the starting salaries per category.

Hospitality and Tourism

Profession

Starting salary

Maximum Salary

Bread baker

1,300

1,650

Bartender

1,450

1,800

Chef

1,450

1,950

Chocolatier

1,550

1,700

Event manager

2,200

2,700

Catering Assistant

1,400

1,700

Receptionist

1,450

1,600

Recreation supervisor

1,650

2,100

Administrative

Profession

Starting salary

Maximum salary

Adm. legal employee for business services

1,500

1,650

Administrator

1,800

2,750

Adm. legal employee Public Administration

1,500

1,650

Administrative assistant

1,600

2,150

Intermediary

1,550

1,900

Postman

1,300

1,700

Secretary

1,250

1,600

Build

Profession

Starting salary

Maximum Salary

Architect

1,500

1,650

Carpenter

1,550

1,700

Roofer

1,300

1,900

Crane operator

2,100

2,200

Mason

1,550

1,750

Tiler

1,550

1,750

Communications and Marketing

Profession

Starting salary

Maximum Salary

Commercial Internal Service Employee

1,400

1,600

Representative

1,300

3,150

healthcare

Profession

Starting salary

Maximum Salary

Pharmacy assistant

1,200

2,050

Elderly caregiver

1,500

2,000

Doctor’s assistant

1,150

2,150

Helping

1,350

2,200

Maternity nurse

1,400

2,350

Beauty therapist

1,450

1,600

Dental assistant

1,350

1,700

Nurse

1,300

2,200

Education

Profession

Starting salary

Maximum Salary

Sports instructor

1,600

2,200

Teaching assistants

1,250

1,800

Social care worker

1,650

2,200

Swimming teacher

1,250

1,450

Appearance & care

Profession

Starting salary

Maximum Salary

Barber

1,550

1,650

Pedicure

1,650

2,800

Beauty therapist

1,450

1,600