Minimum Wage – Germany

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

Per Hour
National Minimum Wage
Per month, as calculated by €1,943.30 Minimum wage with effect from January 1, 2020 Minimum Wages - last checked - 10/18/19

Working hours

  • Days per week specified: 6.0
  • Hours per week specified: 48


General declaration according to the Posted Workers Act (AEntG)

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

Wages per month are calculated as 4.33 times if a weekly wage is defined. It is calculated as 4.33 times the standard hours per week if an hourly wage is given.


Minimum Wages in Germany according to Minimum Wage Act (MiLoG) in accordance with Section 1 MiLoG; / Posted Workers Act (AEntG) / Temporary Employment Act (AÜG) / Collective Bargaining Act (TVG); first time from 1 January 2015

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