France  Minimum Wage, Labor Law, and Employment Data Sheet France Minimum Wage Rate 2018

Appx. Yearly Minimum Wage
$17,701.00 USD
Rank by Min. Wage
5 / 197
Gross National Product
$1,424,285.00 USD

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

What is the France Minimum Wage?

France'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.

France's minimum wage is €9.67 per hour; or €1,466.62 per month. France's minimum wage was last changed in 1-Jan-2016.

How does France's minimum wage compare to the minimum wage in other countries?

France's yearly minimum wage is $17,701.00 in International Currency. International Currency is a measure of currency based on the value of the United States dollar in 2009. There are 5 countries with a higher Minimum Wage then France, and France is in the top 3 percent of all countries based on the yearly minimum wage rate.

Facts and statistics about France

France is a country located in the Western Europe region with a population of 59,225,700 and an average life span of 78.8 years.

Local Name France
Gross National Product $1,424,285.00
Government Type Republic
Current Leader Jacques Chirac
Independence Year 843
Continent & Region Europe, Western Europe
Surface Area 551,500 square kilometers
ISO 3166 Country Code FR

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