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NMW Australia 2020

Australia rises the national minimum wage

In 2020, the national minimum wage in Australia remained fixed at 2,024.6 € per month, that is 24,295 euros per year, taking into account 12 payments per year.

If we look at the minimum salary in Australian dollars, which is the official currency in Australia, we can see that, this year, it was 3,238.3 Australian dollars and accordingly, the national minimum wage has been raised 75 Australian dollars per month from the previous year, 2.37%. This increase is greater than the CPI of 2019 which was 1.8%, so workers have gained buying power in the last year.

If we look at the ranking of the national minimum wage that we publish, Australia is one of the countries with the highest minimum salary of the 100 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 Australia. You can see NMW in other countries in National Minimum Wage 2020 and see all the information about this country in Australia economy.

Australia - Minimum wages
DateNat. Curr. NMWNMWNMW
January 20203,238.32,276.6 $2,024.6 €
December 20192,229.9 $
January 20193,163.32,228.9 $1,950.3 €
December 20182,326.7 $
January 20183,063.92,389.9 $1,996.6 €
December 20172,306.1 $
January 20172,963.22,142.4 $2,030.1 €
December 20162,165.3 $
January 20162,880.82,099.0 $1,933.8 €
December 20152,136.9 $
January 20152,811.92,298.2 $1,896.2 €
December 20142,501.5 $
January 20142,736.82,443.6 $1,774.5 €
December 20132,602.7 $
January 20132,662.02,766.6 $2,094.1 €
December 20122,721.1 $
January 20122,590.72,655.7 $2,036.2 €
December 20112,634.5 $
January 20112,511.62,542.2 $1,912.0 €
December 20102,265.7 $
January 20102,413.02,166.6 $1,507.4 €
December 20091,837.5 $
January 20092,356.41,645.5 $1,162.3 €
December 20081,976.2 $
January 20082,286.02,006.2 $1,364.2 €
December 20071,856.0 $
January 20072,229.81,757.9 $1,335.9 €
December 20061,581.4 $
January 20062,109.11,548.5 $1,309.3 €
December 20051,546.4 $
January 20052,068.31,614.3 $1,184.7 €
December 20041,428.9 $
January 20041,997.91,502.4 $1,189.1 €
December 20031,212.1 $
January 20031,918.51,079.2 $1,033.9 €
December 2002973.1 $
January 20021,843.4943.3 $1,066.8 €
December 2001897.4 $
January 20011,772.6985.6 $1,057.0 €
December 2000968.2 $
January 20001,713.41,120.2 $1,111.0 €
December 19991,043.9 $
January 19991,652.81,014.6 $
December 1998978.1 $
January 19981,557.01,018.8 $
Australia - Minimum wages
Australia - Minimum wages