Austria  Minimum Wage, Labor Law, and Employment Data Sheet Austria Minimum Wage Rate 2024

Appx. Yearly Minimum Wage
None Applicable
Rank by Min. Wage
122 / 197
Gross National Product
$211,860.00 USD

Austria has a government-mandated minimum wage, and no worker in Austria can be paid less then this mandatory minimum rate of pay. Employers in Austria who fail to pay the Minimum Wage may be subject to punishment by Austria's government.

What is the Austria Minimum Wage?

Austria's Minimum Wage is the lowest amount a worker can be legally paid for his work. Most countries have a nation-wide minimum wage that all workers must be paid.

€1,200 per month is the accepted unofficial monthly minimum wage. Nationwide collective bargaining agreements set minimum wages by job classification for each industry. In occupations where no collective agreements exist (ie: domestic workers,janitorial staff and au pairs) regulation is by relevant legislation and wages are generally lower than those covered by collective bargaining. The national minimum wage laws are outdated,though still in force by convention. Austria's minimum wage was last changed in 1-Jan-2015.

Facts and statistics about Austria

Austria is a country located in the Western Europe region with a population of 8,091,800 and an average life span of 77.7 years.

Local Name Österreich
Gross National Product $211,860.00
Government Type Federal Republic
Current Leader Thomas Klestil
Independence Year 1918
Continent & Region Europe, Western Europe
Surface Area 83,859 square kilometers
ISO 3166 Country Code AT

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