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Albania lifts minimum monthly wage to 26,000 leks (211 euro)

Albania lifts minimum monthly wage to 26,000 leks (211 euro) Autor: Bank of Albania Licence: All Rights Reserved

TIRANA (Albania), December 27 (SeeNews) – Albania’s government has decided to increase the minimum gross monthly wage in the country by 2,000 leks to 26,000 leks ($240/211 euro), it said.

The decision comes a year and a half after the government increased the minimum wage to 24,000 leks.

The minimum monthly wage is being paid for 174 working hours per month, the government said in a press release on Wednesday.

Earlier this month, finance minister Arben Ahmetaj said that 55% of employees in Albania have declared gross wages under 30,000 leks per month.

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