2018 Minimum Wage Rates

 

Rates on or after 1 January 2018

Minimum hourly rate of pay % of minimum wage

Experienced adult worker

€9.55

100%

Aged under 18

€6.69

70%

First year from date of first employment aged over 18

€7.64 80%
Second year from date of first employment aged over 18 €8.60

90%

Employee aged over 18, in structured training during working hours

1st one-third period €7.16

75%

2nd one-third period €7.64

80%

3rd one-third period €8.60

90%

Note: each one-third period must be at least one month and no more than one year.