Minimum Wage – Spain

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


Per Hour Per Day Per month
Domestic Workers
Minimum wage with effect from January 1, 2019 Minimum Wages - last checked - 1/1/20
€7.04 - -
Contingent and temporary workers
Minimum wage with effect from January 2, 2019 Minimum wage with effect till December 31, 2019 Minimum Wages - last checked - 2/13/19
- €42.62 -
General workers
Minimum wage with effect from January 1, 2020 Minimum Wages - last checked - 1/26/20
- - €950.00

Working hours

  • Days per week specified: 5.5
  • Hours per week specified: 40
  • Spain has maximum of 40 hours per week. There is no reference to number of hours per day in the decree, although 8 hours per day is the most used working time when there isn't a collective agreement that regulates it.


The yearly minimum wage of 12600 euros is arrived at by multiplying monthly wage by 14. In those cases where workers are not paid 14 minimum wages per year, the monthly wage is 1050 euros.

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


Royal Decree 1462/2018, of December 21, which sets the minimum interprofessional salary for 2019.
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