Information about the minimum salary

Information about the minimum salary

Starting January 1, 2019, the minimum salary in economy is differentiated and it takes the following values:

  • for employees in constructions -> the gross minimum salary in economy is 3,000 lei for a normal working program averaging 167.333 hours per month, representing 17.928 lei / hour;
  • for employees with higher education who have jobs requiring higher education -> the gross minimum salary in the economy is 2,350 lei;
  • for employees who do not fall into the situations described in the previous paragraphs -> the gross minimum salary in economy is 2,080 lei.

 The taxes and fees payable for an employee with a gross minimum salary of 2,080 lei are the following:

  • CAS (25%) – 520 lei
  • CASS (10%) – 208 lei
  • Taxation (10%) – 89 lei
  • CAM (2.25%) – 47 lei

For a gross salary of 2,080 lei, an employee with a basic function, but without dependents, receives a net salary of 1,263 lei. To pay a net salary of 1,263 lei, the employer’s total expenses are 2,127 lei.