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NMW Romania 2016

The national minimum wage increase in Romania

In 2016 , the national minimum wage in Romania remained fixed at 276.3 € per month, that is 3,316 euros per year, taking into account 12 payments per year.

If we look at the minimum salary in Romanian new lei, which is the official currency in Romania, we can see that, this year, it was 1,250.0 Romanian new lei and accordingly, the national minimum wage has been raised 200.0 Romanian new lei per month from the previous year, 19.05%. This increase is greater than the CPI of 2016 which was -0.9%, so workers have gained buying power in the last year.

If we look at the ranking of the national minimum wage that we publish, Romania is in 44 nd place, so it is among the countries with the lowest minimum salary of the 95 of the list.

The National Minimum Wage (NMW) of a country is the minimum amount (lowest salary) per hour, per day, or per month that employers may legally pay to workers.

In the table that follows we show you the progression of the National Minimum Wage Romania. You can see NMW in other countries in National Minimum Wage 2016 and see all the information about this country in Romania economy.

Romania - Minimum wages
DateNat. Curr. NMWNMWNMW
June 20161,250.0308.7 $276.3 €
January 20161,050.0253.2 $232.1 €
June 20151,050.0259.8 $234.8 €
January 2015975.0264.5 $217.5 €
June 2014900.0278.6 $205.3 €
January 2014850.0261.1 $190.1 €
June 2013800.0237.1 $179.4 €
January 2013700.0208.5 $157.5 €
January 2012700.0209.6 $161.9 €
January 2011670.0209.1 $157.2 €
January 2010600.0204.4 $141.6 €
January 2009600.0211.7 $149.2 €
January 2008500.0203.6 $138.6 €
January 2007390.0151.9 $115.3 €
January 2006330.0106.2 $89.7 €
January 2005310.078.7 €
January 2004280.068.0 €
January 2003250.071.2 €
June 2002175.052.4 €
January 2002140.050.3 €
June 2001140.056.6 €
January 2001100.041.4 €
June 200070.034.3 €
January 200045.024.5 €
June 199945.027.5 €
January 199935.027.3 €
January 199835.0
January 199725.0
January 19969.7
January 19957.5
Romania - Minimum wages