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Spain

Last updated on 9/10/2019
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Minimum gross wage

Applicable
16,599.81 EUR to 19,264.69 EUR per year

Salary per category

16,599.81 EUR per year level xii: ordinary labourer
16,848.81 EUR per year level xi: specialized labourer/cat. 2 specialist
17,101.53 EUR per year level x: office assistant/cat. 1 specialist
17,358.05 EUR per year level ix: cat. 2 official
17,618.41 EUR per year level viii: cat. 1 official
17,882.68 EUR per year level vii: cat. 2 land surveyor/foreman
18,150.91 EUR per year level vi: cat. 1 land surveyor/professional specialist
18,423.17 EUR per year level v: general work supervisor
18,699.52 EUR per year level iv: general supervisor/industrial technician
18,980 EUR per year level iii: intermediate degree/diploma holders
19,264.69 EUR per year level ii: advanced graduates

Daily

Max 9 hours
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Andalucía and Extremadura have a special summer working time: workers can only work in the morning

Weekly

40 hours per week
1748 hours per year

Overtime

80 hours per year except in cases of force majeure

Breaks

Rest

If working day is at least 6 hours long
15 minutes

Special conditions

Porters, guards and watchmen
72 hours per week
Underground work
6 hours per day
35 hours per week

Within Spain

Travel allowance

if it is more than 15km away from the worker’s home or worker’s place of hiring.

Accommodation allowance

Full subsistence allowance : when, as a result of displacement, workers cannot stay overnight at their residences. the amount will be fixed by regional collective agreements.
Half allowance : at a distant workplace, to cover for lunch (if it is not provided by the company), when workers can go home at night. the amount will be fixed by regional collective agreements.

Subsistence/daily allowance

In case of travel of more than 15 km

Overtime

The employer must pay overtime at a higher rate than normal. The amount of overtime for each of the categories or levels is determined in collective agreements. Companies may compensate remuneration of overtime by equivalent rest periods

Night work

From 10:00 pm to 6:00 am
25 % of salary per hour if the evening work lasts more than four hours, the supplement will be paid as if the work lasted for the entire day.

Working on public holidays

Not mandatory
Allowed
. The salary is not established.

Hazardous work

20 % of gross salary

Standby pay

Not applicable

Annual holidays allowance

Not applicable

13th month

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Payable for calendar days as follows:
a) June allowance: from 1st January to 30th June.
b) Christmas allowance: from 1st July to 31st December.
Amount : according to level and category of the table of each collective agreement

Additional wage components

Seniority supplement
Disability supplement

Number of holidays

30 days per year 21 must be working days. the right to holidays is not subject to compensation.

Public holidays

12 national days
2 local days
1st and 6th January
Easter
1st May
15th August
12th October
1st November
6th, 8th and 25th December
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Provincial collective agreements may include more days.

Social security contributions

1067.4 to 3,642 EUR per month for engineers and graduates
885.3 to 3,642 EUR per month for technicians, experts and qualified assistants of engineers
770.1 to 3,642 EUR per month for administrative managers
764.4 to 3,642 EUR per month for unqualified assistants
764.4 to 3,642 EUR per month for administrative officers
764.4 to 3,642 EUR per month for subaltern
764.4 to 3,642 EUR per month for administrative assistants
25.48 to 121.4 EUR per day for first and second category skilled workers
25.48 to 121.4 EUR per day for third category skilled workers and specialists
25.48 to 121.4 EUR per day for labourers
25.48 to 121.4 EUR per day for workers under eighteen
For posted workers
Posted workers pay social security contributions in the country of origin. However, depending on the country of origin, Spain has signed collaboration agreements on social security.

Additional social security insurance

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Some company collective agreements contain clauses to pay a health insurance or pension plan. Some plans take contributions from employers only, other also allow for workers to contribute in a lower percentage.
For posted workers
If these clauses are included in the company agreement they are applicable to all workers: migrants and posted.

Income tax

Depending on family situation
For posted workers
Only for workers who pay social security contributions in Spain.

Sickness/illness

Day 1 to 3 : 0 %
Day 4 to 20 : 60 %
After 20 days 75 %
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In almost all sectorial and company collective agreements these benefits are complemented by company contributions.

Work injuries/accidents

75 % following day of medical leave
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In case of death, full permanent disability or severe disability resulting from an occupational accident or disease there will be a compensation of 47,000 euros.

In case of total permanent disability resulting from an occupational accident or disease there will be a compensation of 28,000 euros

Info Contacts

CCOO Construcción y Servicios

C/Ramírez de Arellano, 19. 2ª planta. 28043 – Madrid
You can contact us in the following languages
English, Spanish, French

UNIÓN GENERAL DE TRABAJADORES CONSTRUCCIÓN

Avenida de América, nº 25 - 2ª y 5ª planta
28002-Madrid
T. +34 915. 897. 511
You can contact us in the following languages
English, French, Spanish