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Key Points

  • Employment contracts must specify the amount within. Benefits and bonuses cannot be included in the salary.
  • In order to comply with the new minimum salary, the updated amount must be reflected for current employees, any pending applications, as well as renewals.


Beginning on May 1, 2021, the minimum salary for EU Blue Card holders was increased to CZK 53,417, which is up 4.4% from the prior minimum salary of CZK 51,188.

What Are the Changes? 

The national minimum wage increased on January 1, 2021, from CKZ 14,600 to CKZ 15,200 which is a 4.1% increase.

Source: European Commission of the European Union

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