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Portugal Wages: Minimum and Average

Portugal Wages Data

Indicator Data Period
Minimum Wages 822 EUR/Month | 882.419 USD/Month 1Q/22
Wages 1188 EUR/ Month | 1275.321 USD/Month 2019
Wage Growth  4.2 % Jan/22
Wages High Skilled 1430 EUR/Month | 1612.176 USD/Month 2018
Wages Low Skilled  659 EUR/Month | 742.954 USD/Month 2018


Latest data on Minimum Wages (EUR/Month)

Minimum Wages
                     Portugal - Historical Data (EUR/Month)

What is minimum wage in Portugal?

  • Minimum Wages in Portugal increased to 822 EUR/Month (882.419 USD/Month) in the first quarter of 2022. The maximum rate of minimum wage for employees was 776 EUR/Month and minimum was 357 EUR/Month.
  • Data published Quarterly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (EUR/Month) by years

Data
Period
Date
822 1Q/22 19.05.2022
776 3Q/21 28.09.2021
776 1Q/21 05.02.2021
776 4Q/21 09.12.2020
741 3Q/20 22.08.2020
741 1Q/20 08.02.2020
700 4Q/19 14.11.2019
700 3Q/19 29.10.2019


Historical Chart by presidents (EUR/Month)

Minimum Wages in Portugal by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Marcelo Rebelo 09.03.2016 - 618.3300 676.0000 676.6700 618.3300 9.33%
Aníbal Silva 09.03.2006 - 09.03.2016 449.9800 589.1700 589.1700 449.9800 30.93%
Jorge Sampaio 09.03.1996 - 09.03.2006 356.7200 437.1500 437.1500 356.7200 22.55%


Latest data on Wages (EUR/ Month)

Wages
                     Portugal - Historical Data (EUR/ Month)

What is average wage in Portugal?

  • Average Wages in Portugal increased to 1188 EUR/ Month (1275.321 USD/Month) in 2019. The maximum rate of average wage for employees was 1188 EUR/ Month and minimum was 809 EUR/ Month.
  • Data published Yearly by Office For Strategic Planning.

Historical Data (EUR/ Month) by years

Data
Period
Date
1188 2019 21.01.2020
1171 2018 29.10.2019
1166.86 2018 08.04.2019
1150.62 2017 06.03.2019
1148.29 2017 12.09.2018
1144.61 2016 21.06.2018


Historical Chart by presidents (EUR/ Month)

Wages in Portugal by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Marcelo Rebelo 09.03.2016 - 1144.6100 1144.6100 1144.6100 1144.6100 0.00%


Latest data on Wage Growth  (%)

Wage Growth 
                     Portugal - Historical Data (%)

What is the growth rate of wages in Portugal?

  • Wage Growth in Portugal increased by 4.2 % in January 2022 over the same month in the previous year. The maximum growth was 8.5 % and minimum was -13 %
  • Data published Monthly by Statistics.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
4.2 Jan/22 14.03.2022
4 Jul/21 28.09.2021
8.4 Jun/21 30.08.2021
4.6 Apr/21 27.06.2021
-5.9 Mar/21 13.05.2021
-4.1 Nov/20 08.02.2021
-7.5 Jul/20 28.09.2020
-13.2 May/20 22.07.2020


Historical Chart by YoY presidents (%)

Wage Growth  in Portugal 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
                     Portugal - Historical Data (EUR/Month)

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

  • Average wages for high skilled employees in Portugal increased to 1430 EUR/Month (1612.176 USD/Month). The maximum level was 1430 EUR/Month and minimum was 1340 EUR/Month.
  • Data published Yearly by Wageindicator Foundation.

Historical Data (EUR/Month) by years

Data
Period
Date
1430 2018 04.07.2019


Historical Chart by presidents (EUR/Month)

Wages High Skilled in Portugal 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 
                     Portugal - Historical Data (EUR/Month)

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

  • Average wages for low skilled employees in Portugal increased to 659 EUR/Month (742.954 USD/Month). The maximum level was 687 EUR/Month and minimum was 626 EUR/Month.
  • Data published Yearly by Wageindicator Foundation.

Historical Data (EUR/Month) by years

Data
Period
Date
659 2018 04.07.2019


Historical Chart by presidents (EUR/Month)

Wages Low Skilled  in Portugal by presidents

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

Other labor indicators in Portugal

Index Updated Actual Previous
Retirement Age Men 2021 66.5 66.42
Unemployment Rate 1Q/22 5.9 % 6.3
Job Vacancies Mar/22 14.683 K 11.242
Labor Force Participation Rate 1Q/22 59.9 % 59.8
Living Wage Individual 2018 755.355 USD/Month 732.807

Wages in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Austria 2020 3141.322 USD/Month 3059.645
Ireland 4Q/21 3712.685 USD/Month 3592.506
Luxembourg 2020 5865.688 USD/Month 5892.516
Spain 4Q/21 2327.781 USD/Month 2097.797
Iceland 2020 5688.495 USD/Month 5408.35
Norway 1Q/22 5515.506 USD/Month 5324.187
Belarus Mar/22 630.308 USD/Month 614.58
Belgium 2016 3849.76 USD/Month 3801.21
Bulgaria Mar/22 915.382 USD/Month 847.881
Croatia Mar/22 1082.805 USD/Month 1060.742
Cyprus 4Q/21 2513.016 USD/Month 2090.065
Czech Republic 4Q/21 1744.495 USD/Month 1629.919
Denmark 2020 6288.784 USD/Month 6146.635
Estonia 4Q/21 1744.442 USD/Month 1667.15
Euro Area 3Q/21 2107.263 USD/Month 2039.633
Finland 3Q/21 3963.33 USD/Month 3947.227
France 2019 3416.959 USD/Month 3367.578
Germany 4Q/21 4474.359 USD/Month 4433.566
Hungary Feb/22 1434.793 USD/Month 1238.576
Italy 2020 2504.482 USD/Month 2685.904
Latvia Dec/21 1127.166 USD/Month 1020.89
Lithuania 4Q/21 1802.392 USD/Month 1715.439
Macedonia Mar/22 808.553 USD/Month 775.483
Malta 4Q/21 136.96 USD/Month 146.263
Moldova 4Q/21 512.476 USD/Month 481.417
Montenegro Mar/22 931.79 USD/Month 939.305
Poland 1Q/22 1463.694 USD/Month 1407.353
Portugal 2019 1275.321 USD/Month 1257.072
Romania Mar/22 1390.165 USD/Month 1315.889
Russia Feb/22 908.816 USD/Month 883.03
Serbia Feb/22 645.41 USD/Month 648.29
Slovakia Mar/22 1440.625 USD/Month 1303.218
Slovenia Feb/22 2068.618 USD/Month 2065.397
Sweden Feb/22 3019.2 USD/Month 3019.2
Switzerland 2020 6635.962 USD/Month 6583.743
Ukraine Jan/22 498.274 USD/Month 596.582
United Kingdom Aug/19 2798.54 USD/Month
Albania 4Q/21 529.206 USD/Month 501.397
Bosnia and Herzegovina Mar/22 916.959 USD/Month 884.093
Kosovo Dec/18 558.79 USD/Month 559.9