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NMW Romania 2019

The national minimum wage increase in Romania

In 2019, the national minimum wage in Romania remained fixed at 446 € per month, that is 5,352 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 2,080 Romanian new lei and accordingly, the national minimum wage has been raised 180 Romanian new lei per month from the previous year, 9.47%. This increase is greater than the CPI of 2018 which was 3.3%, 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 35 nd place, so it is among the countries with the lowest minimum salary of the 97 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 2019 and see all the information about this country in Romania economy.

Romania - Minimum wages
DateNat. Curr. NMWNMWNMW
20192,080.0510.6 $446.0 €
20181,900.0488.2 $407.9 €
20171,450.0355.0 $318.5 €
20171,450.0344.7 $320.0 €
20171,250.0290.5 $275.4 €
20161,250.0308.7 $276.3 €
20161,050.0253.2 $232.1 €
20151,050.0259.8 $238.4 €
2015975.0264.5 $217.5 €
2014900.0278.6 $205.3 €
2014850.0261.1 $190.1 €
2013800.0237.1 $179.4 €
2013700.0208.5 $157.5 €
2012700.0209.6 $161.9 €
2011670.0209.1 $157.2 €
2010600.0204.4 $141.6 €
2009600.0211.7 $149.2 €
2008500.0203.6 $138.6 €
2007390.0151.9 $115.3 €
2006330.0106.2 $89.7 €
2005310.078.7 €
2004280.068.0 €
2003250.071.2 €
2002175.052.4 €
2002140.050.3 €
2001140.056.6 €
2001100.041.4 €
200070.034.3 €
200045.024.5 €
199945.027.5 €
199935.027.3 €
199835.0
199725.0
19969.7
19957.5
Romania - Minimum wages
Romania - Minimum wages