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France Wages: Minimum and Average

France Wages Data

Indicator Data Period
Minimum Wages 1646 EUR/Month | 1671.575 USD/Month 3Q/22
Wages 3183 EUR/ Month | 3232.457 USD/Month 2019
Wage Growth  0.5 % 4Q/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 1646 EUR/Month (1671.575 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 3183 EUR/ Month (3232.457 USD/Month) in 2019. 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
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 0.5 % in the forth 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
0.5 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
0.3 3Q/19 04.02.2020
0.5 2Q/19 29.10.2019


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 2Q/22 7.4 % 7.3
Initial Jobless Claims Jun/22 13.6 K -21.7
Job Vacancies Feb/22 313 K 331
Labor Force Participation Rate 2Q/22 73.5 % 73.4
Living Wage Individual 2018 1216.888 USD/Month 1183.085
Non Farm Payrolls  1Q/22 26525 K 26446

Wages in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Austria 2021 2563.034 USD/Month 2971.736
Ireland 1Q/22 3578.691 USD/Month 3517.69
Luxembourg 2020 5557.137 USD/Month 5582.554
Spain 1Q/22 2040.464 USD/Month 2202.115
Iceland 2020 5289.55 USD/Month 5029.053
Norway 1Q/22 5379.276 USD/Month 5192.682
Belarus Jun/22 631.015 USD/Month 610.447
Belgium 2016 3849.76 USD/Month 3801.21
Bulgaria Jun/22 887.712 USD/Month 886.674
Croatia May/22 1041.414 USD/Month 1022.048
Cyprus 1Q/22 2050.371 USD/Month 2443.384
Czech Republic 1Q/22 1569.298 USD/Month 1660.571
Denmark 2020 5954.606 USD/Month 5820.01
Estonia 1Q/22 1619.33 USD/Month 1651.859
Euro Area 3Q/21 1993.501 USD/Month 1929.522
Finland 3Q/21 3752.299 USD/Month 3737.054
France 2019 3232.457 USD/Month 3185.742
Germany 4Q/21 4232.761 USD/Month 4194.171
Hungary May/22 1209.073 USD/Month 1235.296
Italy 2020 2369.25 USD/Month 2540.875
Latvia Mar/22 1026.709 USD/Month 921.093
Lithuania 1Q/22 1756.88 USD/Month 1705.088
Macedonia May/22 776.655 USD/Month 778.639
Malta 1Q/22 144.376 USD/Month 129.566
Moldova 1Q/22 497.691 USD/Month 508.467
Montenegro Jun/22 886.564 USD/Month 889.611
Poland 2Q/22 1324.184 USD/Month 1341.177
Portugal 2019 1206.459 USD/Month 1189.195
Romania Jun/22 1333.708 USD/Month 1322.269
Russia May/22 1000.561 USD/Month 997.549
Serbia May/22 641.392 USD/Month 631.395
Slovakia Jun/22 1397.38 USD/Month 1464.405
Slovenia May/22 2020.92 USD/Month 2033.107
Sweden May/22 2876.176 USD/Month 2845.415
Switzerland 2020 6665.967 USD/Month 6613.512
Ukraine Jan/22 398.627 USD/Month 477.275
United Kingdom Aug/19 2798.54 USD/Month
Albania 1Q/22 514.369 USD/Month 517.173
Bosnia and Herzegovina May/22 881.634 USD/Month 861.881
Kosovo Dec/18 558.79 USD/Month 559.9