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NMW Romania 2021

Romania rises the national minimum wage

Since June 2021, the national minimum wage in Romania remained fixed at 466.7 € per month, that is 5,600 euros per year, taking into account 12 payments per year.

If we look at the minimum salary in Romanian new lei, which is the official currency in Romania, we can see that, this year, it was 2,300 Romanian new lei and accordingly, the national minimum wage has been raised 70 Romanian new lei per month from the previous year, 3.14%. This increase is greater than the CPI of 2021 which was 2.1%, so workers have gained buying power in the last year.

If we look at the ranking of the national minimum wage that we publish, Romania is in 40 nd place, so it is among the countries with the lowest minimum salary of the 100 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 Romania. You can see NMW in other countries in National Minimum Wage 2021 and see all the information about this country in Romania economy.

Romania - Minimum wages
DateNat. Curr. NMWNMWNMW
June 20212,300.0569.9 $466.7 €
January 20212,230.0562.3 $458.1 €
December 2020525.5 $
January 20202,230.0523.4 $466.2 €
December 2019490.8 $
January 20192,080.0510.6 $446.0 €
December 2018482.0 $
January 20181,900.0488.2 $407.9 €
December 2017357.8 $
June 20171,450.0355.0 $318.5 €
February 20171,450.0344.7 $320.0 €
January 20171,250.0290.5 $275.4 €
December 2016307.9 $
June 20161,250.0308.7 $276.3 €
January 20161,050.0253.2 $232.1 €
December 2015262.1 $
June 20151,050.0259.8 $234.8 €
January 2015975.0264.5 $217.5 €
December 2014268.7 $
June 2014900.0278.6 $205.3 €
January 2014850.0261.1 $190.1 €
December 2013240.4 $
June 2013800.0237.1 $179.4 €
January 2013700.0208.5 $157.5 €
December 2012201.8 $
January 2012700.0209.6 $161.9 €
December 2011219.8 $
January 2011670.0209.1 $157.2 €
December 2010188.8 $
January 2010600.0204.4 $141.6 €
December 2009196.8 $
January 2009600.0211.7 $149.2 €
December 2008198.5 $
January 2008500.0203.6 $138.6 €
December 2007160.0 $
January 2007390.0151.9 $115.3 €
December 2006117.5 $
January 2006330.0106.2 $89.7 €
December 2005106.4 $
January 2005310.078.7 €
December 200485.8 $
January 2004280.068.0 €
December 200375.3 $
January 2003250.071.2 €
December 200252.9 $
June 2002175.052.4 €
January 2002140.050.3 €
December 200148.2 $
June 2001140.056.6 €
January 2001100.041.4 €
December 200032.3 $
June 200070.034.3 €
January 200045.024.5 €
December 199929.4 $
June 199945.027.5 €
January 199935.027.3 €
December 199839.4 $
January 199835.0
December 199734.9 $
January 199725.0
December 199631.5 $
January 19969.7
December 199536.9 $
January 19957.5
Romania - Minimum wages
Romania - Minimum wages