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Turkey Wages: Minimum and Average

Turkey Wages Data

Indicator Data Period
Minimum Wages 5008 TRY/Month | 270.792 USD/Month 4Q/22


Latest data on Minimum Wages (TRY/Month)

Minimum Wages
                     Turkey - Historical Data (TRY/Month)

What is minimum wage in Turkey?

  • Minimum Wages in Turkey remained unchanged at 5008 TRY/Month (270.792 USD/Month) in the forth quarter of 2022. The maximum rate of minimum wage for employees was 3578 TRY/Month and minimum was 1.5 TRY/Month.
  • Data published Quarterly by Ministry of Labor and Social Security.

Historical Data (TRY/Month) by years

Data
Period
Date
5008 4Q/22 18.01.2022
3578 4Q/21 28.12.2020
2943 4Q/20 30.12.2019
2558 4Q/19 15.01.2019
2029.5 4Q/18 19.11.2018
2029 2Q/18 19.06.2018
1777.5 0Q/17 11.08.2017
1647 4Q/16 31.12.2016


Historical Chart by presidents (TRY/Month)

Minimum Wages in Turkey by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Tayyip Erdogan 28.08.2014 - 1134.0000 2029.0000 2029.5000 1134.0000 78.92%
Abdullah Gul 28.08.2007 - 28.08.2014 585.0000 1071.0000 1071.0000 585.0000 83.08%
Necdet Sezer 16.05.2000 - 28.08.2007 109.8000 562.5000 562.5000 109.8000 412.30%
Suleyman Demirel 16.05.1993 - 16.05.2000 1.5000 93.6000 93.6000 1.5000 6140.00%
Turgut Ozal 09.11.1989 - 17.04.1993 2.2500 1.5000 8.0100 1.5000 -33.33%

Other labor indicators in Turkey

Index Updated Actual Previous
Retirement Age Men 2022 60 60
Unemployment Rate Jul/22 10.1 % 10.3
Labor Force Participation Rate Jul/22 52.6 % 53.2
Living Wage Individual 2018 281.547 USD/Month 265.5
Wages High Skilled 2018 412.838 USD/Month 412.838
Wages Low Skilled  2018 201.313 USD/Month 201.313

Minimum Wages in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Ireland 2022 10.13 USD/Month 9.841
Luxembourg 3Q/22 2231.548 USD/Month 2177.521
Spain 1Q/22 1078.947 USD/Month 1061.699
Belarus 2022 177.614 USD/Month 155.461
Belgium 3Q/22 1777.135 USD/Month 1599.614
Bulgaria 3Q/22 350.217 USD/Month 350.217
Croatia 3Q/22 596.814 USD/Month 598.733
Czech Republic 3Q/22 631.934 USD/Month 629.04
Estonia 3Q/22 630.97 USD/Month 630.97
France 3Q/22 1588.037 USD/Month 1546.551
Germany 2022 1852.388 USD/Month 1613.121
Greece 1Q/22 746.744 USD/Month 731.307
Hungary 3Q/22 486.252 USD/Month 522.914
Latvia 3Q/22 482.393 USD/Month 482.393
Lithuania 3Q/22 704.293 USD/Month 704.293
Macedonia 2022 281.477 USD/Month 237.598
Malta 3Q/22 760.091 USD/Month 760.091
Montenegro 1Q/22 514.231 USD/Month 319.344
Netherlands 2Q/22 1694.163 USD/Month 1664.255
Poland 3Q/22 619.392 USD/Month 631.934
Portugal 1Q/22 793.054 USD/Month 748.673
Romania 3Q/22 497.829 USD/Month 496.864
Russia 2022 256.504 USD/Month 233.185
Serbia 1Q/22 386.879 USD/Month 353.111
Slovakia 3Q/22 619.89 USD/Month 619.89
Slovenia 3Q/22 1030.532 USD/Month 1030.532
Turkey 4Q/22 270.792 USD/Month 270.792
Ukraine 2019 148.46 USD/Month 141.18
United Kingdom 2022 1629.136 USD/Month 1527.958
Albania 2Q/22 265.145 USD/Month 248.574