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Albania

Last updated on 7/8/2019
View all currencies in Albanian lek (ALL)

Minimum gross wage

26,000 ALL per month

Salary per category

Unskilled

26,000 ALL to 30,000 ALL per month

Skilled

30,000 ALL to 50,000 ALL per month

Specialist

50,000 ALL to 70,000 ALL per month

Foreman

45,000 ALL to 60,000 ALL per month

Beginners / young workers

35,000 ALL to 45,000 ALL per month

Professionals

60,000 ALL to 120,000 ALL per month

Daily

8 hours per day
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For workers under 18 years no longer than 6 hours

Weekly

40 hours

Overtime

8 hours per week
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No additional overtime allowed when the worker has completed 48 hours of work per week.

Breaks

30 minutes up to 8 hours of work
Over 8 hours : 30 additional minutes
Part of standard working time
Paid

Special conditions

Special Working hours are defined in the individual or collective contracts between the parties.

Within Albania

Travel allowance

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Up to 20% of the monthly wage in the form of coupons or cash if provided in the Contract between the parties. (includes travel allowance, Meal Allowance, accommodation allowance)

Meal allowance

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Up to 20% of the monthly wage in the form of coupons or cash if provided in the Contract between the parties. (includes travel allowance, Meal Allowance, accommodation allowance)

Accommodation allowance

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Up to 20% of the monthly wage in the form of coupons or cash if provided in the Contract between the parties. (includes travel allowance, Meal Allowance, accommodation allowance)

Posted from Albania

Travel allowance

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As defined in the individual or collective contract between the parties.

Meal allowance

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As defined in the individual or collective contract between the parties.

Accommodation allowance

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As defined in the individual or collective contract between the parties.

Overtime

Min 25 % of salary per hour

Evening work

Min 20 % of salary per hour
Min 150 ALL per hour
From 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Night work

Min 50 % of salary per hour
From 10:00 pm to 6:00 am
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Night work is not allowed for workers under 18 and those declared invalid

Working on Saturdays

Min 25 % of salary per hour
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Work performed on the weekday or on the official holiday days is offset by an additional fee of not less than 25% or with a vacation equal to the duration of the work performed plus an additional break no less than 25% of the duration of this work, taken one week before or after its completion.

Working on Sundays

Min 25 % of salary per hour
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Work performed on the weekday or on the official holiday days is offset by an additional fee of not less than 25% or with a vacation equal to the duration of the work performed plus an additional break no less than 25% of the duration of this work, taken one week before or after its completion.

Working on public holidays

Not mandatory
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Work performed on the weekday or on the official holiday days is offset by an additional fee of not less than 25% or with a vacation equal to the duration of the work performed plus an additional break no less than 25% of the duration of this work, taken one week before or after its completion.

Shift work

Allowed

Hazardous work

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Defined in the individual or collective contract between the parties.

Annual holidays allowance

Applicable
100 % of salary
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The salary paid for the annual leave is what the employee would benefit if he did not have the permit.

13th month

1 month salary
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A special remuneration is payable on the additional salary if it is foreseen in the contract

Seniority

After 10 years

Other

Min 187.5 ALL per hour
Min 50 % of salary per hour

Number of holidays

28 days per year

Public holidays

14 days
1 january
2 january
15 march summer day
22 march nevruz day
Orthodox Easter
1 may labour day
Big Eid Day
Kurban Bajram Day
19 october the happiness of mother teresa
28 november flag and independence day
29 november liberation day
8 december national youth day
25 december christmas day
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The employee has the right to be paid on the public holiday days. When the public holiday falls on weekends, the holiday is postponed on Monday.

Social security contributions

9.5 %
2,470 ALL : min wage
10,893 ALL : max wage

Additional social security insurance

1.7 %
442 ALL : min wage
1,949 ALL : max wage

Income tax

0 to 30,000 ALL : 0
30,001 to 150,000 ALL : 13 % of the sum above 30,000 ALL
150,001 ALL : 13,000 ALL + 23 % of the sum above 150,000 ALL

Sickness/illness

Up to 60 % for 6 months if you have over 10 years of work experience
80 % after 6 months
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The first 14 days of the medical report are paid by the employer, and the rest of the reports until the end of the 6 month term is paid by the Social Insurance Institute

Work injuries/accidents

80 % for 6 months

Info Contacts

FSNDSHPSH

T. 0035567298237
You can contact us in the following languages
Albanian

SPPNSHPSH

Rr. Vellezerit Manesterliu, Banesa 2/1, Tirane, ALBANIA
T. 00355682246074
You can contact us in the following languages
Albanian, English, French, Italian