Minimum Wage in Ireland


The minimum wage in Ireland is €9.25. This makes it one of the highest in Europe, in 6th place with an expected monthly income of €1,563. If you are considering coming to Dublin to work a minimum wage job you need to take into account a number of other factors.


The cost of living in Ireland, Dublin especially is high. In Dublin the price of accommodation is very high due to a shortage of accommodation. A one bed apartment will cost roughly €1500-1600 per month. Sharing a room will cost €350 per month. Please take this into account if you are considering minimum wage jobs.


After tax you can expect to receive €1,447 per month in 2018. You can check how much tax you need to pay using this tax calculator. Please note if you are attending an approved course you can claim relief on the fees and get a tax refund.