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

Appx. Yearly Minimum Wage
None Applicable
Rank by Min. Wage
122 / 197
Gross National Product
$2,133,367.00 USD

Because Germany does not have a minimum wage, there is no mandatory minimum rate of pay for workers in Germany. Pay rates must be agreed upon directly with the employer through collective bargaining or other means of negotiating a fair living wage.

What is the Germany Minimum Wage?

Germany'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.

€8.50 per hour ($9.47). A higher minimum wage is often set by collective bargaining agreements and enforceable by law. Germany's minimum wage was last changed in 1-Jan-2015.

Facts and statistics about Germany

Germany is a country located in the Western Europe region with a population of 82,164,700 and an average life span of 77.4 years.

Local Name Deutschland
Gross National Product $2,133,367.00
Government Type Federal Republic
Current Leader Johannes Rau
Independence Year 1955
Continent & Region Europe, Western Europe
Surface Area 357,022 square kilometers
ISO 3166 Country Code DE

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