SMIC: French minimum hourly wage to be increased by 2.1%

By Valérie Aston on 13 November 2011 · Viewed 3954 times · Questions

The French minimum hourly wage, called SMIC, will be increased by 2.1% from 1st December 2011. The minimum hourly rate will therefore increase from 9€ to 9.19€ per hour. The minimum monthly French gross salary will be 1.393,82 euros (brut), against 1.365 euros before.

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I've been helping people who want to start or already have a small business set up in France since 2009. After graduating from a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree, I worked as a senior marketing consultant in the UK and France for various International companies. I worked as a conseillère en création d'entreprises (senior business advisor) for BGE here in France and run this independent business on a daily basis.