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Minimum wages

Statutory agreed branch-specific minimum wages in Germany in December 2016
Minimum wagesGenerally binding / Valid untilWest (including Berlin)East
EUR
1 Regulations differ between Länder. Mobile services from 01.01.16 to 31.12.2016: Baden-Württemberg, Bayern 14.38 euros; Bremen, Hamburg, Hessen 14.06 euros; Niedersachsen 14.83 euros; Nordrhein-Westfalen 15.73 euros; Rheinland-Pfalz, Saarland 12.92 euros; Schleswig-Holstein 11.80 euros.
2 Regulations differ between Länder. Stationary services from 01.01.2016 to 31.12.2016: Baden-Württemberg,
Bremen, Hamburg, Niedersachsen 12.36 euros; Bayern, Hessen, Nordrhein-Westfalen 12.92 euros; Rheinland-Pfalz, Saarland, Schleswig-Holstein 10.11 euros.
Waste management01.01.16 to 31.03.179.109.10
Temporary employment agency activities01.06.16 to 31.12.169.00 (Berlin: 8.50)8.50
Vocational education and further
training services (pedagogical staff)
01.01.16 to 31.12.1614.0013.50
01.01.17 to 31.12.1714.6014.60
Construction industry
Skilled workers01.01.16 to 31.12.1611.2511.05
01.01.17 to 31.12.1711.3011.30
Skilled labourers,
machine operators,
vehicle drivers
01.01.16 to 31.12.1614.45 (Berlin: 14.30)11.05
01.01.17 to 31.12.1714.70 (Berlin: 14.55)11.30
Roofing trade01.01.16 to 31.12.1612.0512.05
01.01.17 to 31.12.1712.2512.25
Electrical trade01.08.16 to 31.12.1610.35 (Berlin: 9.85)9.85
01.01.17 to 31.12.1710.65 (Berlin: 10.40)10.40
01.01.18 to 31.12.1810.9510.95
01.01.19 to 31.12.1911.4011.40
Meat industry01.12.16 to 31.12.178.758.75
Industrial cleaning
Indoor and maintenance cleaning activities01.03.16 to 31.12.169.808.70
01.01.17 to 31.12.1710.009.05
Glass and facade cleaning activities01.03.16 to 31.12.1612.9811.10
01.01.17 to 31.12.1713.2511.53
Cash and valuables services
Mobile services
(cash and valuables in transit)
01.01.16 to 31.12.1611.80 to 15.731 (Berlin: 11.24)11.24
Stationary services (cash handling)01.01.16 to 31.12.1610.11 to 12.922 (Berlin: 9.33)9.33
Scaffolding trade01.05.16 to 30.04.1710.7010.70
01.05.17 to 30.04.1811.0011.00
Agriculture, forestry and horticulture01.01.16 to 31.12.168.00 (Berlin: 7.90)7.90
01.01.17 to 31.10.178.608.60
01.11.17 to 31.12.179.109.10
Painting and varnishing trade
Unskilled workers01.05.16 to 30.04.1710.1010.10
Skilled workers, journeypersons01.05.16 to 30.04.1713.10 (Berlin: 12.90)11.30
Long-term care activities01.01.16 to 31.12.169.759.00
01.01.17 to 31.10.1710.209.50
Chimney sweeping trade01.01.16 to 31.12.1712.9512.95
Stone masonry and stone carving01.05.16 to 30.04.1711.3511.00
01.05.17 to 30.04.1811.4011.20
01.05.18 to 30.04.1911.4011.40
Textile and clothing industry01.11.16 to 31.12.168.50 (including West Berlin)8.75 (including East Berlin)
Laundry services for commercial clients01.07.16 to 30.09.178.758.75

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