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NMW Germany 2022

The minimum wage goes up in Germany

In 2022, the national minimum wage in Germany remained fixed at €1,621 per month, that is 19,452 euros per year, taking into account 12 payments per year.

Accordingly the national minimum wage has been raised 36 Euros per month from the previous year, 2.27%. This increase is less than the CPI of 2021 which was 5.3%,and so workers, despite the raise, have lost buying power in the last year.

If we look at the ranking of the national minimum wage that we publish, Germany is in 10 nd place 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 Germany. You can see NMW in other countries in National Minimum Wage 2022 and see all the information about this country in Germany economy.

Germany - Minimum wages
DateNat. Curr. NMWNMWNMW
January 20221,621.0$1,835.9€1,621.0
June 20211,585.0$1,933.9€1,585.0
January 20211,569.0$1,925.3€1,569.0
January 20201,544.0$1,763.6€1,544.0
January 20191,561.0$1,747.5€1,561.0
January 20181,506.0$1,778.5€1,506.0
January 20171,506.0$1,701.3€1,506.0
January 20161,444.0$1,598.4€1,444.0
January 20151,444.0$1,602.1€1,444.0
Germany - Minimum wages
Germany - Minimum wages