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NMW Bulgaria 2022

The national minimum wage in Bulgaria unchanged this year

In 2022, the national minimum wage in Bulgaria remained fixed at €332.3 per month, that is 3,988 euros per year, taking into account 12 payments per year.

If we look at the minimum salary in Bulgarian Lev, which is the official currency in Bulgaria, we can see that, this year, it was 650 Bulgarian Lev and accordingly, the national minimum wage has remained stable, while the CPI of 2021 which was 7.8%, so workers have lost purchasing power in the last year.

If we look at the ranking of the national minimum wage that we publish, Bulgaria is in 48 nd place, so it is among the countries with the lowest minimum salary of the 101 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 Bulgaria. You can see NMW in other countries in National Minimum Wage 2022 and see all the information about this country in Bulgaria economy.

Bulgaria - Minimum wages
DateNat. Curr. NMWNMWNMW
2022650.0$376.4€332.3
2021650.0$407.8€332.3
2020610.0$355.4€311.9
2019560.0$320.5€286.3
2018510.0$307.8€260.8
2017460.0$265.1€235.2
2016420.0$237.6€214.8
2015380.0$213.1€194.3
2015360.0$215.4€184.1
2014340.0$230.6€173.8
2013310.0$210.4€158.5
2012290.0$183.9€148.3
2012270.0$190.5€138.1
2011240.0$170.6€122.7
2010240.0$162.5€122.7
2009240.0$170.6€122.7
2008220.0$164.5€112.5
2007180.0$126.0€92.0
2006160.0$102.6€81.8
2005150.0$95.3€76.7
2004120.0$76.2€61.4
2003110.0$63.5€56.3
2002100.0$48.2€51.4
200185.0$37.0€43.7
200179.0$38.9€40.4
200075.0€38.4
200067.0$35.3€34.3
199967.0€34.3
199961.0$36.5€31.2
Bulgaria - Minimum wages
Bulgaria - Minimum wages