In 2020, the national minimum wage in Romania remained fixed at 466.2 € per month, that is 5,594 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 2,230 Romanian new lei and accordingly, the national minimum wage has been raised 150 Romanian new lei per month from the previous year, 7.21%. This increase is greater than the CPI of 2019 which was 4%, 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 33 nd place, so it is among the countries with the lowest minimum salary of the 98 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 2020 and see all the information about this country in Romania economy.