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Austria

Last updated on 6/12/2019
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Minimum gross wage

Applicable
12.5 EUR until 16.57 EUR

Salary per category

Unskilled

12.5 EUR

Skilled

13.16 EUR until 14.67 EUR

Specialist

14.68 EUR

Foreman

16.12 EUR

Professionals

14.68 EUR until 16.57 EUR

Daily

8 to 9 hour(s)

Weekly

39 hours

Overtime

1 to 3 hours per day

Breaks

Rest

after 6 hours of work
30 minutes
Not part of standard working time
Not paid

Within Austria

Travel allowance

Usually EUR

Meal allowance

Included in daily allowance

Subsistence/daily allowance

Min 10.7 until 28.5 EUR per day if workers have to work outside company premises for more than 3 hours.

Overtime

50 % of salary per hour

Evening work

Allowed
No specific salary definition

Night work

Allowed
From to
50 to 100 % of salary per hour

Working on Saturdays

Allowed
Info
Saturday is a legal working day in Austria. Normally, we work 5 days from Monday to Friday.

Working on Sundays

Allowed under specific regulations (law or collective agreement)
100 % of salary per hour

Working on public holidays

Allowed under specific regulations (law or collective agreement)
50 to 100 % of salary per hour

Shift work

Allowed
50 to 100 % of salary per hour
100 % of salary per hour night shift

Hazardous work

5 to 25 % per hour

Standby pay

Not applicable

Annual holidays allowance

Social fund: BUAK
Info
Determined by law (BUAG)

13th month

Applicable
Approx. 1 daily salary per day holiday
Paid on start of holiday
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BUAG

14th month

Applicable
Approx. 1 monthly salary
Paid on november

Additional wage components

Applicable

Other

100 % if workers are not responsible for the delay

Bad weather conditions

60 % of salary per hour

Number of holidays

25 days
30 days after 25 years of work

Public holidays

13 days

Social security contributions

17.12 % % of salary

Income tax

0 to 55 %

Sickness/illness

Week 1 to 6 : 100 %
Week 7 to 10 : 50 % paid by company, the rest is paid by health fund
Week to : %

Work injuries/accidents

Week 1 to 8 : 100 %
Week to : %
Week : %

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