Minimum Wage to Increase in 2020

In 2020 the national minimum wage is likely to be increased to  €10.10 per hour. It is understood that the Low Pay Commission has recommended the minimum wage level should rise by 30 cents per hour for adults.


If €10.10 is the new minimum wage in 2020 – these will be the rates for the age groups.

  • Aged under 18 :  – €7.07 per hour (70%)
  • Aged 18  : – €8.08 per hour  (80%)
  • Aged 19 :  – €9.09 per hour (90%)
  • Aged 20 or more  :  – €10.10 per hour

The increase to the minimum wage will take affect from January 1st 2020 and will probably be announced as part of Budget 2020 .

Details of the Minimum Wage in 2019 Here