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NMW Moldova 2022

The national minimum wage increase in Moldova

In 2022, the national minimum wage in Moldova remained fixed at €174.2 per month, that is 2,090 euros per year, taking into account 12 payments per year.

If we look at the minimum salary in Moldovan leu, which is the official currency in Moldova, we can see that, this year, it was 3,500 Moldovan leu and accordingly, the national minimum wage has been raised 565 Moldovan leu per month from the previous year, 19.25%. This increase is greater than the CPI of 2021 which was 13.9%, so workers have gained buying power in the last year.

If we look at the ranking of the national minimum wage that we publish, Moldova is in 81 nd place, so it is among the countries with the lowest minimum salary of the 120 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 Moldova. You can see NMW in other countries in National Minimum Wage 2022 and see all the information about this country in Moldova economy.

Moldova - Minimum wages
DateNat. Curr. NMWNMWNMW
20223,500.0$185.2€174.2
20212,935.0$166.0€138.9
20202,775.0$160.2€143.1
20191,000.0$56.9€51.2
20181,000.0$59.5€49.0
20171,000.0$54.1€47.9
20161,000.0$50.2€46.6
20151,000.0$53.1€52.6
20141,000.0$71.3€55.7
2013600.0$47.7€37.5
2012600.0$49.5€39.8
2011600.0$51.1€37.3
2010600.0$48.5€34.0
2009600.0$54.0€40.7
2008400.0$38.5€24.0
Moldova - Minimum wages
Moldova - Minimum wages