Minimum Wages in the Philippines in 2015
There are various minimum wage level in the Philippines, most commonly with each Region having its own minimum.
These rates are normally available from the Department of Labor and Employment, [DOLE] National Wages and Productivity Commission.
The Lowest rate shown below is in Region RB-II (Cagayan Valley) at 229 pesos per day, with the Highest in the NCR at 481 pesos per day.
The following Minimum Daily wages are from that source, as of 20th March 2015.
|Daily Rate||Region||Effective Date|
|P481||NCR||April 04, 2015|
|P263||CAR||Feb. 3, 2014|
|P253||RB-I||Feb. 5, 2014|
|P229||RB-II||Jan. 5, 2015|
|P349||RB-III||December 01, 2014|
|P261||RB-IVA||May 1, 2014|
|P275||RB-IVB||Feb. 1, 2013|
|P260||RB-V||Jan. 10, 2014|
|P298.50||RB-VI||May 02, 2015|
|P340||RB-VII||Dec. 14, 2014|
|P260||RB-VIII||March 30, 2015|
|P280||RB-IX||Jun. 10, 2013|
|P301||RB-X||Jan. 1, 2014|
|P317||RB-XI||Dec. 1, 2014|
|P255||RB-XII||Jan 1, 2015|
|P268||CARAGA||February 14, 2015|
|P250||ARMM||Feb 1, 2014|
Some of those have effective dates in 2013 and 2014, but are stated to be effective as at 20th March 2015.
I can’t tell if they have been changed locally and not updated to the DOLE site or not.
Updated figures may be available here: www.nwpc.dole.gov.ph
There are Exceptions to the above rates, with thios as an example:
NCR Region Minimum Daily wage rate is 444 pesos for the following employee groups:
Private Hospitals with bed capacity of 100 or less
Retail/Service Establishments employing 15 workers or less
Manufacturing Establishments regularly employing less than 10 workers
REGION IX, Zamboanga Peninsula, has a lower Minimum Daily wage rate of 235 pesos per day for some occupations www.nwpc.dole.gov.ph