Minimum Wage – Germany

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

Per Hour
National Minimum Wage
Minimum wage with effect from Jan 01, 2020

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.


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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Archived Minimum Wages