Minimum Wage – Estonia

  • The amounts are in Euro.
  • The amounts are before tax.


Per Hour Per Month
General Minimum Wage
Minimum wage with effect from Jan 01, 2019 till Dec 31, 2019
3.20 540.00
Basic and upper secondary school teachers
Minimum wage with effect from Jan 01, 2018 till Dec 31, 2018
4.80 800.00

Working hours

  • Days per week specified: 5.0
  • Hours per week specified: 40
  • The monthly minimum wage is for full-time employees. §43 of the Labor Contract Act (in effect 01.07.2009) states that full-time employees work 40 hours in a 7-day period and 8 h/day. Full-time employees usually work 8 hours a day for five days and have the weekends off, however this depends on the job in question, as well.

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Archived Minimum Wages