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France Wages: Minimum and Average

France Wages Data

Indicator Data Period
Minimum Wages 1555 EUR/Month | 1766.443 USD/Month 3Q/21
Wages 3137 EUR/ Month | 3563.558 USD/Month 2018
Wage Growth  0.3 % 2Q/21
Wages High Skilled 3120 EUR/Month | 3515.453 USD/Month 2018
Wages Low Skilled  1610 EUR/Month | 1814.064 USD/Month 2018


Latest data on Minimum Wages (EUR/Month)

Minimum Wages
                     France - Historical Data (EUR/Month)

What is minimum wage in France?

  • Minimum Wages in France increased to 1555 EUR/Month (1837.975 USD/Month) in the first quarter of 2021. The maximum rate of minimum wage for employees was 1555 EUR/Month and minimum was 1036 EUR/Month.
  • Data published Quarterly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (EUR/Month) by years

Data
Period
Date
1555 3Q/21 24.07.2021
1555 1Q/21 05.02.2021
1539 2Q/20 30.06.2020
1521 4Q/19 15.01.2019
1498.47 4Q/18 22.08.2018
1498 2Q/18 19.06.2018
1480.27 4Q/17 19.01.2018
1480.27 2Q/17 11.08.2017


Historical Chart by presidents (EUR/Month)

Minimum Wages in France by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Emmanuel Macron 14.05.2017 - 1480.2700 1498.0000 1498.4700 1480.2700 1.20%
François Hollande 15.05.2012 - 14.05.2017 1398.3700 1466.6200 1466.6200 1398.3700 4.88%
Nicolas Sarkozy 16.05.2007 - 15.05.2012 1254.2800 1365.0000 1365.0000 1254.2800 8.83%
Jacques Chirac 17.05.1995 - 16.05.2007 1035.9700 1254.2800 1286.0900 1035.9700 21.07%


Latest data on Wages (EUR/ Month)

Wages
                     France - Historical Data (EUR/ Month)

What is average wage in France?

  • Average Wages in France increased to 3137 EUR/ Month (3707.863 USD/Month) in 2018. The maximum rate of average wage for employees was 3137 EUR/ Month and minimum was 1752 EUR/ Month.
  • Data published Yearly by National Institute for Statistics and Economic Studies.

Historical Data (EUR/ Month) by years

Data
Period
Date
3137 2018 28.06.2021
3084 2017 20.04.2020
2988 2016 22.05.2019
2998 2015 21.06.2018


Historical Chart by presidents (EUR/ Month)

Wages in France by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Emmanuel Macron 14.05.2017 - 2998.0000 2998.0000 2998.0000 2998.0000 0.00%


Latest data on Wage Growth  (%)

Wage Growth 
                     France - Historical Data (%)

What is the growth rate of wages in France?

  • Wage Growth in France increased by 0.6 % in the first quarter of 2021 over the same quarter in the previous year. The maximum growth was 1 % and minimum was 0.1 %
  • Data published Quarterly by DARES.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
0.6 1Q/21 28.06.2021
0.3 4Q/20 31.03.2021
0.3 3Q/20 28.12.2020
0.2 4Q/19 20.04.2020
0.3 3Q/19 04.02.2020
0.5 2Q/19 29.10.2019
0.8 1Q/19 04.07.2019


Historical Chart by YoY presidents (%)

Wage Growth  in France by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Wages High Skilled (EUR/Month)

Wages High Skilled
                     France - Historical Data (EUR/Month)

How much is average wage for high skilled employees in France?

  • Average wages for high skilled employees in France decreased to 3120 EUR/Month (3515.453 USD/Month). The maximum level was 3460 EUR/Month and minimum was 3120 EUR/Month.
  • Data published Yearly by Wageindicator Foundation.

Historical Data (EUR/Month) by years

Data
Period
Date
3120 2018 04.07.2019


Historical Chart by presidents (EUR/Month)

Wages High Skilled in France by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Wages Low Skilled  (EUR/Month)

Wages Low Skilled 
                     France - Historical Data (EUR/Month)

How much is average wage for low skilled employees in France?

  • Average wages for low skilled employees in France increased to 1610 EUR/Month (1814.064 USD/Month). The maximum level was 1610 EUR/Month and minimum was 1530 EUR/Month.
  • Data published Yearly by Wageindicator Foundation.

Historical Data (EUR/Month) by years

Data
Period
Date
1610 2018 04.07.2019


Historical Chart by presidents (EUR/Month)

Wages Low Skilled  in France by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End

Other labor indicators in France

Index Updated Actual Previous
Retirement Age Men 2021 62 62
Unemployment Rate 1Q/21 8.1 % 8
Initial Jobless Claims May/21 -134 K 65.9
Job Vacancies May/21 278 K 253
Labor Force Participation Rate 1Q/21 72.4 % 72.4
Living Wage Individual 2018 1216.888 USD/Month 1183.085
Non Farm Payrolls  1Q/21 25324 K 25238

Wages in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Austria 2019 3365.089 USD/Month 3271.713
Ireland 1Q/21 4103.825 USD/Month 3995.083
Luxembourg 2019 6485.509 USD/Month 6416.954
Spain 1Q/21 2255.213 USD/Month 2436.055
Iceland 2019 5599.567 USD/Month 5430.372
Norway 1Q/21 5729.35 USD/Month 5595.069
Belarus May/21 558.483 USD/Month 549.831
Belgium 2016 3849.76 USD/Month 3801.21
Bulgaria Mar/21 906.509 USD/Month 864.809
Croatia Apr/21 1118.229 USD/Month 1127.071
Cyprus 4Q/20 2679.542 USD/Month 2262.304
Czech Republic 1Q/21 1626.412 USD/Month 1775.755
Denmark 2019 6770.694 USD/Month 6634.619
Estonia 1Q/21 1741.052 USD/Month 1790.695
Euro Area 4Q/20 2246.939 USD/Month 2217.389
Finland 4Q/20 4278.758 USD/Month 4261.028
France 2018 3707.863 USD/Month 3645.218
Germany 1Q/21 4739.729 USD/Month 4766.914
Hungary Apr/21 1426.809 USD/Month 1413.68
Italy 2020 2757.553 USD/Month 2957.307
Latvia Mar/21 1101.603 USD/Month 1028.32
Lithuania 1Q/21 1793.059 USD/Month 1801.333
Macedonia Apr/21 816.572 USD/Month 809.953
Malta 4Q/20 153.165 USD/Month 151.293
Moldova 1Q/21 469.288 USD/Month 490.954
Montenegro May/21 936.126 USD/Month 933.762
Poland 1Q/21 1487.497 USD/Month 1428.594
Portugal 2019 1404.189 USD/Month 1384.095
Romania May/21 1366.52 USD/Month 1392.675
Russia Apr/21 766.09 USD/Month 747.065
Serbia Apr/21 654.923 USD/Month 658.362
Slovakia May/21 1637.038 USD/Month 1492.837
Slovenia Apr/21 2358.045 USD/Month 2375.774
Sweden Apr/21 3405.099 USD/Month 3386.491
Switzerland 2020 6870.898 USD/Month 6816.83
Ukraine May/21 494.197 USD/Month 495.808
United Kingdom Aug/19 2798.54 USD/Month
Albania 1Q/21 541.912 USD/Month 531.58
Bosnia and Herzegovina Apr/21 925.903 USD/Month 931.967
Kosovo Dec/18 558.79 USD/Month 559.9