In 2019, the national minimum wage in Turkey remained fixed at 422.3 € per month, that is 5,068 euros per year, taking into account 12 payments per year.
If we look at the minimum salary in Turkish liras, which is the official currency in Turkey, we can see that, this year, it was 2,558.4 Turkish liras and accordingly, the national minimum wage has been raised 528.9 Turkish liras per month from the previous year, 26.06%. This increase is greater than the CPI of 2018 which was 20.3%, so workers have gained buying power in the last year.
If we look at the ranking of the national minimum wage that we publish, Turkey is in 38 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 Turkey. You can see NMW in other countries in National Minimum Wage 2019 and see all the information about this country in Turkey economy.