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Portugal Wages: Minimum and Average

Portugal Wages Data

Indicator Data Period
Minimum Wages 776 EUR/Month | 942.399 USD/Month 1Q/21
Wages 1188 EUR/ Month | 1442.746 USD/Month 2019
Wage Growth  -5.9 % Mar/21
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 776 EUR/Month (942.399 USD/Month) in the first quarter of 2021. 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
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
700 2Q/19 15.01.2019
676.67 4Q/18 22.08.2018


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 (1442.746 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 decreased by 5.9 % in March 2021 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
-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
1.7 Mar/20 26.05.2020
3.3 Nov/19 21.01.2020
4.7 Sep/19 27.11.2019
5.6 Aug/19 12.11.2019


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/21 7.1 % 7.3
Job Vacancies Mar/21 12.05 K 7.677
Labor Force Participation Rate 1Q/21 58 % 58.5
Living Wage Individual 2018 755.355 USD/Month 732.807

Wages in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Austria 2019 3457.699 USD/Month 3361.753
Ireland 4Q/20 4105.03 USD/Month 3876.703
Luxembourg 2019 6663.995 USD/Month 6593.553
Spain 4Q/20 2503.097 USD/Month 2257.767
Iceland 2019 5593.254 USD/Month 5424.25
Norway 4Q/20 5830.156 USD/Month 5707.403
Belarus Mar/21 549.276 USD/Month 506.445
Belgium 2016 3849.76 USD/Month 3801.21
Bulgaria Mar/21 931.469 USD/Month 888.621
Croatia Feb/21 1136.913 USD/Month 1127.382
Cyprus 4Q/20 2753.352 USD/Month 2324.621
Czech Republic 4Q/20 1837.661 USD/Month 1688.692
Denmark 2019 6955.181 USD/Month 6815.398
Estonia 4Q/20 1840.021 USD/Month 1750.146
Euro Area 3Q/20 2278.469 USD/Month 2114.506
Finland 4Q/20 4396.619 USD/Month 4378.401
France 2017 3745.628 USD/Month 3671.541
Germany 4Q/20 4897.806 USD/Month 4831.012
Hungary Feb/21 1374.402 USD/Month 1405.512
Italy 2019 3038.51 USD/Month 2999.648
Latvia Dec/20 1111.206 USD/Month 1038.34
Lithuania 4Q/20 1850.795 USD/Month 1766.999
Macedonia Feb/21 819.954 USD/Month 829.784
Malta 4Q/20 157.37 USD/Month 155.447
Moldova 4Q/20 498.4 USD/Month 454.185
Montenegro Mar/21 953.329 USD/Month 959.402
Poland 1Q/21 1523.79 USD/Month 1463.45
Portugal 2019 1442.746 USD/Month 1422.1
Romania Mar/21 1426.289 USD/Month 1355.283
Russia Feb/21 689.991 USD/Month 666.919
Serbia Feb/21 641.672 USD/Month 650.213
Slovakia Mar/21 1497.395 USD/Month 1379.595
Slovenia Feb/21 2363.285 USD/Month 2400.933
Sweden Feb/21 3530.531 USD/Month 3530.531
Switzerland 2019 6991.394 USD/Month 6929.288
Ukraine Mar/21 493.171 USD/Month 454.657
United Kingdom Aug/19 2798.54 USD/Month
Albania 4Q/20 542.164 USD/Month 521.089
Bosnia and Herzegovina Feb/21 922.886 USD/Month 931.558
Kosovo Dec/18 558.79 USD/Month 559.9