Minimum Wage – Belgium

  • Valid on april 2020
  • The amounts are in Euro.
  • The amounts are before tax.

Per month
Statutory Minimum Wage
Minimum wage with effect from September 1, 2018 Minimum wage with effect till August 31, 2019 Minimum Wages - last checked - 10/2/19

Working hours

  • Days per week specified: 6.0
  • Hours per week specified: 38
  • Working week is 38 hours, with a maximum of 9 hours per day and 45 hours per week. Exceptions up to 11 hours per day and 50 hours per week are possible, but subject to strict regulation and mutual consent.


Rates have not been revised after September 2018.

Belgium has a government-mandated minimum wage. No worker in Belgium should be paid less then this minimum pay rate.
Employers in Belgium who do not pay the Minimum Wage may be subject to punishment by the government of Spain.

More information is available at

Minimum Wages - Belgium - Archive

Archive from 2019 on

Archive before 2019