New minimum wage 

The minimum wage in the Netherlands has been increased again as of July 1st, 2024.  Below we have provided a chart of the new minimum wage requirements.

New Minimum Wage

As of July 1st, the minimum wage requirements have been updated. The previous legal minimum wage for individuals 21 years of age and older was €13,27 per hour (based on a 40 hour work week). As of July 1st, this has been adjusted to €13,68 per hour (based on a 40 hour work week).

Please see the table below for the updated requirements. If you have any questions about minimum wage in 2024 please let us know or visit the official Rijksoverheid website for more information.

Minimum gross hourly wage 2024
21 and older
20 years old
19 years old
18 years old
17 years old
16 years old
15 years old
*Information gathered from the official Rijksoverheid website -

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