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NMW Australia 2020

Lower national minimum wage this year in Australia

In 2020, the national minimum wage in Australia remained fixed at 471.3 € per month, that is 5,656 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 753.8 Australian dollars and accordingly, the national minimum wage has fallen 2,409.5 Australian dollars per month, so workers have lost purchasing power in the last year.

If we look at the ranking of the national minimum wage that we publish, Australia is in 32 nd place, so it is among the countries with the lowest minimum salary of the 98 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
2020753.8529.9 $471.3 €
20193,163.32,228.9 $1,950.3 €
20183,063.92,389.9 $1,996.6 €
20172,963.22,142.4 $2,030.1 €
20162,880.82,099.0 $1,933.8 €
20152,811.92,298.2 $1,896.2 €
20142,736.82,443.6 $1,774.5 €
20132,662.02,766.6 $2,094.1 €
20122,590.72,655.7 $2,036.2 €
20112,511.62,542.2 $1,912.0 €
20102,413.02,166.6 $1,507.4 €
20092,356.41,645.5 $1,162.3 €
20082,286.02,006.2 $1,364.2 €
20072,229.81,757.9 $1,335.9 €
20062,109.11,548.5 $1,309.3 €
20052,068.31,614.3 $1,184.7 €
20041,997.91,502.4 $1,189.1 €
20031,918.51,079.2 $1,033.9 €
20021,843.4943.3 $1,066.8 €
20011,772.6985.6 $1,057.0 €
20001,713.41,120.2 $1,111.0 €
19991,652.81,014.6 $
19981,557.01,018.8 $
Australia - Minimum wages
Australia - Minimum wages