Philippines  Minimum Wage, Labor Law, and Employment Data Sheet Philippines Minimum Wage Rate 2023

Appx. Yearly Minimum Wage
$2,053.00 USD
Rank by Min. Wage
75 / 197
Gross National Product
$65,107.00 USD

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

What is the Philippines Minimum Wage?

Philippines' 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 Philippines' minimum wage ranges from PhP466 a day for agricultural workers in the Mimaropa Region to PhP491 a day for nonagricultural workers in the National Capital Region. The Phillipines' minimum wage is set by tripartite regional wage boards. Philippines' minimum wage was last changed in 2-Jun-2016.

How does Philippines' minimum wage compare to the minimum wage in other countries?

Philippines' yearly minimum wage is $2,053.00 in International Currency. International Currency is a measure of currency based on the value of the United States dollar in 2009. There are 75 countries with a higher Minimum Wage then Philippines, and Philippines is in the top 38 percent of all countries based on the yearly minimum wage rate.

Facts and statistics about Philippines

Philippines is a country located in the Southeast Asia region with a population of 75,967,000 and an average life span of 67.5 years.

Local Name Pilipinas
Gross National Product $65,107.00
Government Type Republic
Current Leader Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo
Independence Year 1946
Continent & Region Asia, Southeast Asia
Surface Area 300,000 square kilometers
ISO 3166 Country Code PH

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