Russia - Minimum wages

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NMW Russia 2020

Russia rises the national minimum wage

In 2020, the national minimum wage in Russia remained fixed at 173.4 € per month, that is 2,081 euros per year, taking into account 12 payments per year.

If we look at the minimum salary in Russian Rubles, which is the official currency in Russia, we can see that, this year, it was 12,130 Russian Rubles and accordingly, the national minimum wage has been raised 850 Russian Rubles per month from the previous year, 7.54%. This increase is greater than the CPI of 2019 which was 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, Russia is in 73 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 Russia. You can see NMW in other countries in National Minimum Wage 2020 and see all the information about this country in Russia economy.

Russia - Minimum wages
DateNat. Curr. NMWNMWNMW
January 202012,130.0195.9 $173.4 €
December 2019174.2 $
January 201911,280.0162.3 $141.5 €
December 2018169.2 $
January 201810,605.0184.1 $152.8 €
December 2017131.1 $
January 20177,650.0126.1 $119.0 €
December 2016111.9 $
January 20166,204.085.1 $76.9 €
December 201597.9 $
January 20155,964.0106.1 $82.5 €
December 2014144.7 $
January 20145,554.0169.7 $122.5 €
December 2013163.5 $
January 20135,205.0171.4 $129.1 €
December 2012149.5 $
January 20124,611.0143.2 $110.4 €
December 2011156.9 $
January 20114,494.0147.5 $110.1 €
December 2010142.6 $
January 20104,330.0143.5 $100.3 €
December 2009136.4 $
January 20094,330.0147.3 $104.9 €
December 200892.5 $
January 20082,300.093.7 $63.9 €
December 200789.9 $
January 20072,300.087.4 $66.3 €
December 200640.5 $
January 20061,100.038.2 $32.4 €
December 200528.3 $
January 2005740.026.7 $19.6 €
December 200425.0 $
January 2004600.020.4 $16.2 €
December 200319.6 $
January 2003488.014.6 €
December 200214.4 $
January 2002400.014.9 €
December 200115.4 $
January 2001250.09.4 €
December 20004.7 $
January 2000132.04.8 €
December 19993.4 $
January 199984.0
December 19988.7 $
January 199884.0
December 199714.5 $
January 199784.0
December 199614.8 $
January 199676.0
January 199561.0
Russia - Minimum wages