Minimum Wage – Romania

  • Valid on january 2020
  • The amounts are in Romanian New Leu.
  • The amounts are before tax.

Per Month
National Minimum Wage
Minimum wage with effect from Jan 01, 2020 till Dec 31, 2020

Working hours

  • Days per week specified: 5.0
  • Hours per week specified: 40
  • According to article 164 of the Labour Code, national minimum wage corresponds to the normal work schedule. Article 112 of the Labour Code provides that the normal working time for full-time employees is of 8 hours per day and 40 hours per week. The Government Decision about minimum wage states that minimum wage is calculated on 168 average working hours per month.


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

More information is available at

Archived Minimum Wages