The increase in the minimum wage – January 1st 2014

Starting from January 1st the minimum wage in 2014 is 1680 PLN gross. It is 80 PLN more than 2013 minimum wage in the gross amount of 1600 PLN.

The increase in minimum wage results in higher ZUS contributions, which entrepreneurs are obliged to pay, both for themselves and for employees. It also affects the amount of other benefits to employees that are derivatives of the minimum wages.


New amount of the lowest wage is specified in Council of Ministers regulation of September 11th 2013 on the minimum wage in 2014 (Journal of Laws item. 1074).


Please see also: Minimum wage in Poland 2013, and also Wage in Poland