Not All Contracts Are Created Equally: An Inside Look at the Israeli Pay Grade

Public or private sector, individual employment contract or collective bargaining agreement? If you're in a high-demand profession, like data security, a short stint with the state could pad your bank account.

Israel's top-earning public employee working on an individual contract, rather than a collective agreement, has a gross salary of just NIS 44,838 a month, which is low compared to top private-sector wages.