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NMW Australia 2018

The national minimum wage increase in Australia

In 2018, the national minimum wage in Australia remained fixed at 1,996.6 € per month, that is 23,959 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 3,063.9 Australian dollars and accordingly, the national minimum wage has been raised 100.7 Australian dollars per month from the previous year, 3.4%. This increase is greater than the CPI of 2017 which was 1.9%, so workers have gained buying power in the last year.

If we look at the ranking of the national minimum wage that we publish, Australia is the sencond country with the highest minimum salary 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 2018 and see all the information about this country in Australia economy.

Australia - Minimum wages
DateNat. Curr. NMWNMWNMW
20183,063.92,389.9 $1,996.6 €
20172,963.22,142.4 $2,030.1 €
20162,880.82,104.7 $1,933.8 €
20152,811.92,306.3 $1,896.2 €
20142,736.82,426.1 $1,774.5 €
20132,662.02,766.6 $2,094.1 €
20122,590.72,631.1 $2,036.2 €
20112,511.62,554.3 $1,912.0 €
20102,413.02,164.2 $1,507.4 €
20092,356.41,632.5 $1,162.3 €
20082,286.02,015.3 $1,364.2 €
20072,229.81,764.4 $1,335.9 €
20062,109.11,547.4 $1,309.3 €
20052,068.31,611.2 $1,184.7 €
20041,997.91,498.4 $1,189.1 €
20031,918.51,086.3 $1,033.9 €
20021,843.4943.3 $1,066.8 €
20011,772.6985.5 $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