How many hours do you work per week? Although you may think you work a lot, or know someone who does, in some countries around the world people work a lot more than you might be used to. For example, in Colombia and Costa Rica, the average hours worked per week are 49.8 and 48.6 respectively. In comparison, the average hours worked per week in the United States and United Kingdom are 41.5 and 41.8 respectively.

This infographic from SmartAdvocate reveals the hours worked each week and the average compensation workers are paid in 37 countries around the world.

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Countries Ranked By Average Hours Worked Per Week & Their Compensation

Irma Wallace

Irma Wallace

Co-founder and Vice President of SearchRank, responsible for many of the day to day operations of the company. She is also founder of The Arizona Builders’ Zone, a construction / home improvement portal.

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