Staffing and Recruiting Experts in Spain

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Recruitment Agency Costs in Spain

In Spain, professional recruitment agency fees range from 22-27% of the first-year annual base salary of a recruited employee. Recruitment agencies also require an upfront retainer and payment in advance installments of the agency fee based on milestones such as start of recruitment, presentation of candidates, and scheduling interviews with a candidate shortlist.

We know this might sound overwhelming—but it doesn’t have to be. A solution like Lundi eliminates the barriers for you. With Lundi, you can recruit talent across 70+ countries, easily managing recruitment—all in one, easy-to-use platform. Get an overview of what you need to know when hiring in Spain below.

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Employer Tax Costs in Spain

Employer taxation in Spain totals 31.95% of an employee’s salary and includes social security, unemployment, salary guarantee fund, professional training, and mutual/accident insurance. This applies to a salary cap of EUR 4,070 per month.

Employee Income Taxes in Spain

Employees in Spain are taxed federally from 19% to 45% depending on their income bracket. Social contributions total 6.4% and include common contingencies, unemployment, and professional training.

Employee Probation in Spain

In Spain, the probation period is based on the employee's seniority. “Qualified” technical employees can have a probationary period of six months, whereas “unqualified” employees have a probation period of two months.

Employee Overtime in Spain

Full-time employees in Spain must average a maximum of 40 hours per week of work, which is calculated on an annual basis. Unless an agreement is in place, employees can’t work for more than nine hours a day. Anyone who is under 18 years of age can only work for a total of eight hours each day. Employees can work a maximum of 80 hours overtime per year, which does not include overtime compensated with rest time.

Employee Notice in Spain

The statutory notice period for contracts in Spain is a maximum of 15 working days or 3 weeks. Longer notice periods in the Employment Agreement are not legally binding.

Termination in Spain

In cases of termination due to objective economic or agreed performance issues, employees in Spain should receive 20 days’ salary per year of service with their employer. In cases of termination due to mutual agreement, the employee and employer can reach a separate arrangement.

How to Recruit in Spain

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Within days, we’ll introduce you to the right talent for your team. The average time to match is one week.
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    Our candidate screening process is designed to be inclusive and equitable, ensuring that all candidates have an equal opportunity to pursue their career goals.

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No matter the industry or the function, the talent you need could be already living in another country. That’s why we created our borderless talent strategy.