Dominican Republic  Minimum Wage, Labor Law, and Employment Data Sheet Dominican Republic Minimum Wage Rate 2018

Appx. Yearly Minimum Wage
$1,491.00 USD
Rank by Min. Wage
89 / 197
Gross National Product
$15,846.00 USD

Dominican Republic has a government-mandated minimum wage, and no worker in Dominican Republic can be paid less then this mandatory minimum rate of pay. Employers in Dominican Republic who fail to pay the Minimum Wage may be subject to punishment by Dominican Republic's government.

What is the Dominican Republic Minimum Wage?

Dominican Republic's Minimum Wage is the lowest amount a worker can be legally paid for his work. Most countries have a nation-wide minimum wage that all workers must be paid.

The Dominican Republic's minimum wage is 8,310 Dominican pesos a month in the FTZs and between 7,843 and 12,873 pesos outside the FTZs,depending upon the size of the company; 5884 pesos per month for the public sector; 234 pesos a day for farm workers who are covered by minimum wage regulations,based on a 10-hour day; 146 pesos per day for sugar cane workers for an 8-hour workday. Dominican Republic's minimum wage was last changed in 1-Jan-2015.

How does Dominican Republic's minimum wage compare to the minimum wage in other countries?

Dominican Republic's yearly minimum wage is $1,491.00 in International Currency. International Currency is a measure of currency based on the value of the United States dollar in 2009. There are 89 countries with a higher Minimum Wage then Dominican Republic, and Dominican Republic is in the top 45 percent of all countries based on the yearly minimum wage rate.

Facts and statistics about Dominican Republic

Dominican Republic is a country located in the Caribbean region with a population of 8,495,000 and an average life span of 73.2 years.

Local Name República Dominicana
Gross National Product $15,846.00
Government Type Republic
Current Leader Hipólito Mejía Domínguez
Independence Year 1844
Continent & Region North America, Caribbean
Surface Area 48,511 square kilometers
ISO 3166 Country Code DO

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