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France Wages: Minimum and Average

France Wages Data

Indicator Data Period
Minimum Wages 1555 EUR/Month | 1891.451 USD/Month 1Q/21
Wages 3084 EUR/ Month | 3751.277 USD/Month 2017
Wage Growth  0.3 % 4Q/20
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 (1891.451 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 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
1466.62 4Q/16 31.12.2016


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 3084 EUR/ Month (3751.277 USD/Month) in 2017. The maximum rate of average wage for employees was 3084 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
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 0.3 % in the forth quarter of 2020 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
0.3 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 2020 62 62
Unemployment Rate 4Q/20 8 % 9.1
Initial Jobless Claims Mar/21 -16.8 K 25.5
Job Vacancies Dec/20 175 K 173
Labor Force Participation Rate 4Q/20 71.4 % 71.6
Living Wage Individual 2018 1216.888 USD/Month 1183.085
Non Farm Payrolls  4Q/20 25250 K 25270

Wages in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Austria 2019 3462.998 USD/Month 3366.905
Ireland 4Q/20 4111.322 USD/Month 3882.645
Luxembourg 2019 6674.208 USD/Month 6603.659
Spain 4Q/20 2506.933 USD/Month 2261.227
Iceland 2019 5609.354 USD/Month 5439.863
Norway 4Q/20 5841.274 USD/Month 5718.287
Belarus Mar/21 546.265 USD/Month 503.668
Belgium 2016 3849.76 USD/Month 3801.21
Bulgaria Dec/20 912.969 USD/Month 871.923
Croatia Feb/21 1135.934 USD/Month 1126.412
Cyprus 4Q/20 2757.505 USD/Month 2328.127
Czech Republic 4Q/20 1828.35 USD/Month 1680.136
Denmark 2019 6967.287 USD/Month 6827.261
Estonia 4Q/20 1842.797 USD/Month 1752.785
Euro Area 3Q/20 2281.905 USD/Month 2117.696
Finland 4Q/20 4403.25 USD/Month 4385.005
France 2017 3751.277 USD/Month 3677.079
Germany 4Q/20 4905.61 USD/Month 4838.71
Hungary Feb/21 1363.819 USD/Month 1394.69
Italy 2019 3043.351 USD/Month 3004.428
Latvia Dec/20 1112.976 USD/Month 1039.994
Lithuania 4Q/20 1853.744 USD/Month 1769.815
Macedonia Feb/21 815.974 USD/Month 825.756
Malta 4Q/20 157.621 USD/Month 155.695
Moldova 4Q/20 500.653 USD/Month 456.238
Montenegro Mar/21 954.848 USD/Month 960.93
Poland 4Q/20 1457.953 USD/Month 1381.007
Portugal 2019 1445.045 USD/Month 1424.366
Romania Feb/21 1356.751 USD/Month 1369.586
Russia Feb/21 689.268 USD/Month 666.22
Serbia Feb/21 638.321 USD/Month 646.818
Slovakia Feb/21 1381.793 USD/Month 1431.664
Slovenia Feb/21 2367.051 USD/Month 2404.758
Sweden Feb/21 3544.375 USD/Month 3544.375
Switzerland 2019 7001.099 USD/Month 6938.907
Ukraine Mar/21 490.258 USD/Month 451.972
United Kingdom Aug/19 2798.54 USD/Month
Albania 4Q/20 536.15 USD/Month 515.31
Bosnia and Herzegovina Feb/21 918.449 USD/Month 927.079
Kosovo Dec/18 558.79 USD/Month 559.9