Western Europe: Where the Pay Is


The golden ruler by which a man's business success is most often measured is income. This week Britain's Associated Industrial Consultants Ltd. will bring out the most thorough report to date on who makes how much in Europe. After surveying the middle managers of 462 companies in seven key countries, the questioners concluded that the best-paid managers are the English and the worst-rewarded are the Dutch, who have a surfeit of management talent.

A chief accountant, for example, earns an average of $6,440 yearly in Britain but only $5,260 in The Netherlands (and $6,160 in Belgium, $5,600 in West Germany,...

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