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France Wages: Minimum and Average

France Wages Data

Indicator Data Period
Minimum Wages 1646 EUR/Month | 1789.909 USD/Month 3Q/22
Wages 3300 EUR/ Month | 3588.517 USD/Month 2020
Wage Growth  0.9 % 3Q/22
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 1646 EUR/Month (1789.909 USD/Month) in the third quarter of 2022. 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
1646 3Q/22 23.07.2022
1603 1Q/22 29.01.2022
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


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 3300 EUR/ Month (3588.517 USD/Month) in 2020. 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
3300 2020 16.11.2022
3183 2019 22.02.2022
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 0.9 % in the third quarter of 2022 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
0.9 3Q/22 19.01.2023
1.1 2Q/22 09.11.2022
0.5 4Q/21 22.02.2022
0.3 2Q/21 30.09.2021
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


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 2022 62 62
Unemployment Rate 3Q/22 7.3 % 7.4
Initial Jobless Claims Dec/22 6.2 K -64.7
Job Vacancies Nov/22 319 K 322
Labor Force Participation Rate 3Q/22 73.7 % 73.5
Living Wage Individual 2018 1216.888 USD/Month 1183.085
Non Farm Payrolls  4Q/22 26743 K 26640

Wages in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Austria 2021 2746.696 USD/Month 3184.686
Ireland 3Q/22 3764.993 USD/Month 3799.854
Luxembourg 2021 6396.261 USD/Month 5955.027
Spain 3Q/22 2209.656 USD/Month 2342.323
Iceland 2021 5349.563 USD/Month 5071.663
Norway 2Q/22 5328.525 USD/Month 5292.014
Belarus Nov/22 603.951 USD/Month 599.553
Belgium 2016 3849.76 USD/Month 3801.21
Bulgaria Sep/22 995.871 USD/Month 943.486
Croatia Nov/22 1123.733 USD/Month 1099.736
Cyprus 3Q/22 2249.891 USD/Month 2262.94
Czech Republic 3Q/22 1824.435 USD/Month 1834.872
Denmark 2021 6527.967 USD/Month 6385.966
Estonia 3Q/22 1829.933 USD/Month 1845.191
Euro Area 2Q/22 2213.648 USD/Month 2179.86
Finland 3Q/22 4125.707 USD/Month 4086.559
France 2020 3588.517 USD/Month 3461.288
Germany 4Q/21 4459.548 USD/Month 4322.532
Hungary Nov/22 1528.355 USD/Month 1388.821
Italy 2021 2697.518 USD/Month 2550.381
Latvia Sep/22 1091.836 USD/Month 1120.167
Lithuania 3Q/22 1956.285 USD/Month 1935.624
Macedonia Oct/22 876.133 USD/Month 861.273
Malta 3Q/22 160.085 USD/Month 157.089
Moldova 3Q/22 565.874 USD/Month 551.419
Montenegro Dec/22 980.766 USD/Month 972.048
Poland 3Q/22 1500.023 USD/Month 1424.802
Portugal 2019 1291.866 USD/Month 1273.38
Romania Nov/22 1489.452 USD/Month 1440.837
Russia Oct/22 891.322 USD/Month 882.89
Serbia Nov/22 726.414 USD/Month 698.842
Slovakia Nov/22 1860.141 USD/Month 1444.114
Slovenia Nov/22 2443.885 USD/Month 2204.289
Sweden Oct/22 2910.953 USD/Month 2864.253
Switzerland 2021 7241.454 USD/Month 7255.606
Ukraine Jan/22 398.627 USD/Month 477.275
United Kingdom Aug/19 2798.54 USD/Month
Albania 3Q/22 576.499 USD/Month 567.638
Bosnia and Herzegovina Nov/22 1006.181 USD/Month 990.59
Kosovo Dec/18 558.79 USD/Month 559.9