Samoa Minimum Wage Rate 2018
Samoa has a government-mandated minimum wage, and no worker in Samoa can be paid less then this mandatory minimum rate of pay. Employers in Samoa who fail to pay the Minimum Wage may be subject to punishment by Samoa's government.
What is the Samoa Minimum Wage?
Samoa'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.
Samoa's minimium wage rate is WST$2.00 per hour for workers in the private sector,and WST$2.65 for workers in the public sector. Samoa's minimum wage was last changed in 1-Jan-2012.
How does Samoa's minimum wage compare to the minimum wage in other countries?
Samoa's yearly minimum wage is $2,838.00 in International Currency. International Currency is a measure of currency based on the value of the United States dollar in 2009. There are 58 countries with a higher Minimum Wage then Samoa, and Samoa is in the top 29 percent of all countries based on the yearly minimum wage rate.
Facts and statistics about Samoa
Samoa is a country located in the Polynesia region with a population of 180,000 and an average life span of 69.2 years.
|Gross National Product||$141.00|
|Government Type||Parlementary Monarchy|
|Current Leader||Malietoa Tanumafili II|
|Continent & Region||Oceania, Polynesia|
|Surface Area||2,831 square kilometers|
|ISO 3166 Country Code||WS|
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