National Minimum Wage

The National Minimum Wage (NMW) is the minimum pay per hour most workers are entitled to by law. The rate will depend on a worker's age and if they are an apprentice.

NB - the National Living Wage was introduced on 1 April 2016 for all working people aged 25 and overr. The current National Minimum Wage for those under the age of 25 still applies.

Latest updates

New regulations (23 March 2016): National Minimum Wage (Amendment) Regulations 2016 (SI.No.68/2016) introduce the new national living wage for adults aged 25 years or older.