Minimum Wage – Belgium

The current minimum wage in Belgium is €1,954.99 per month in 2023. It became valid on December 1, 2022.
  • Valid on march 2023
  • The amounts are in Euro.
  • The amounts are before tax.

Minimum Wage

Per month
Workers aged 18 years and over
Minimum wage with effect from December 1, 2022 Minimum Wages - last checked - 1/26/23

Working hours

  • Working week is 38 hours, with a maximum of 9 hours per day and 45 hours per week. Exceptions up to 11 hours per day and 50 hours per week are possible, but subject to strict regulation and mutual consent.


Minimal amounts of remuneration laid down by National (inter-professional) collective agreement. If your undertaking belongs to a sector for which the joint committee has not laid down any minimum remuneration amount, the level applicable is the average minimum monthly income that has been determined at inter-professional level (i.e. applicable throughout the whole private sector in Belgium).

Belgium has a government-mandated minimum wage. No worker in Belgium should be paid less then this minimum pay rate.
Employers in Belgium who do not pay the Minimum Wage may be subject to punishment by the government of Belgium.

More information is available at

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