Austria has increased its minimum salary requirements for foreign workers for 2016. The minimum salaries for the Red-White-Red (RWR) Card have increased by 4.5% and the EU Blue Card minimum salary has increased by less than 2%. The following salary thresholds are listed for each type of permit:

  • EU Blue Card – €4,174
  • RWR Card (30 and older) – €2,916
  • RWR Card (under 30) – €2,430
  • RWR Card (graduate of an Austrian university) – €2,187

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