Professions Where Employees Earn Less than €8,50 an Hour

doctors, nurses in hospital

According to a report released by the Zentrums für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung (ZEW), older people in some industries are more affected by lack of a set minimum wage than in others.

Those working in the hospitality industry are the worst affected with 23,5%  of the people older than 55 years of age earn less than €8.50. In the Insurance and banking sector only 3.8% of those aged between 20 and 54 earn less than €8,50, no one in that industry older than 55 earns below the proposed minimum wage.


Age in different professions


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