Here’s a look at the top 10 countries with the highest salaries from 2016. You’ll see that not all salaries are created equal, while some national averages are high, most come with a tax rate that may make you cringe. However, when you soften the blow with universal health, dental, and education the quality of life enjoyed seems like an adequate tradeoff.
#10. South Korea ($38,000)
Their economic growth is second to none, both in Asia and around the globe. While their tax rate is low the work week averages at about 45 hours. The bulk of the income comes from exporting and they export everything, including nuclear energy.