- France increased the hourly minimum wage by 2.22% on 1 May 2023
The government of France increased the country’s statutory minimum wage by 2.22% on 1 May 2023. The minimum hourly gross wage is now at €11.52, representing a monthly wage of €1,747.20 on a weekly basis of 35 hours.
According to the government announcement, these changes will impact the minimum salary requirements of holders of Talent passport status and multi-year resident permits. These new thresholds will be set to:
- Talent Passport for qualified employees or employees of innovative companies: €41,933 annual gross salary.
- Talent Passport for employees on assignment and intra-company transfers: €37,739.59 annual gross salary.
- Talent Passport for managerial positions: €62,899.20 annual gross salary.
What are the Changes?
The government of France increased the country’s hourly minimum wage to €11.52 on 1 May 2023. According to the government announcement, the effort to increase the minimum wage is a result of re-evaluation of the minimum salary requirements of the Talent passport status for certain employees and for certain general multi-year resident permits.
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