As of the second half of the year, the gross minimum wage has been determined as 6,471.00 TL and the net amount as 5,500.35 TL. With the increase of 29.32%, many parameters have also changed, including the wages of foreign employees which is calculated on the basis of the minimum wage.
When assessing the wages, The Ministry of Labor and Social Security also takes into account the nature of the job, the education level of the foreign employee, and the contribution of the workplace to the economy.
Foreign employee wages in work permit applications valid as of July 2022:
|Profession/Title of The Employee
|Senior Managers and Pilots
|6.5 times the Minimum Wage
|Unit/Branch Managers, Engineers and Architects
|4 times the Minimum Wage
|Jobs with expertise and mastery (i.e. Teachers, Doctors)
|3 times the Minimum Wage
|Tourism/entertainment professionals (i.e. Acrobats) and masseurs and SPA therapists
|2 times the Minimum Wage
|Other professions (i.e. Sales, Marketing, Export)
|1.5 times the Minimum Wage
|Foreigners employed in domestic services