Compensation for parental leave is going up and will be indexed to the your revenue as the beneficiary. Up until now, compensation for parental leave has been fixed at EUR 1,778 per month. Starting in December, compensation will be based on your average salary for the 12 months prior to your request for parental leave. Gross compensation (subject to social contributions and tax withholdings) will range from EUR 1,922.96 per month (minimum wage for unskilled labour) to EUR 3,200 per month, a vast improvement compared to the former regime. Remember that if you worked part time prior to taking parental leave, your compensation will be prorated. Want to know what you would earn on parental leave? Calculate your new parental leave income here. Be sure to include your part time work when inputting your working hours.