Minimum Wage – Madagascar

  • Valid on december 2022
  • The amounts are in Malagasy Ariary.

Industry

Per Hour Per month
Non Agricultural Sector M1-1A tenure less than 3 years
Minimum wage with effect from May 1, 2022 Minimum Wages - last checked - 7/19/22
MGA1,065 MGA184,653
Non Agricultural Sector M1-1A tenure 3 years or more
Minimum wage with effect from May 1, 2022 Minimum Wages - last checked - 7/19/22
MGA1,093 MGA189,476
Non Agricultural Sector M2-1B tenure less than 3 years
Minimum wage with effect from May 1, 2022 Minimum Wages - last checked - 7/19/22
MGA1,069 MGA185,341
Non Agricultural Sector M2-1B tenure 3 years or more
Minimum wage with effect from May 1, 2022 Minimum Wages - last checked - 7/19/22
MGA1,125 MGA194,987
Non Agricultural Sector OS1-2A tenure less than 3 years
Minimum wage with effect from May 1, 2022 Minimum Wages - last checked - 7/19/22
MGA1,077 MGA186,720
Non Agricultural Sector OS1-2A tenure 3 years or more
Minimum wage with effect from May 1, 2022 Minimum Wages - last checked - 7/19/22
MGA1,129 MGA195,677
Non Agricultural Sector OS2-2B tenure less than 3 years
Minimum wage with effect from May 1, 2022 Minimum Wages - last checked - 7/19/22
MGA1,109 MGA192,230
Non Agricultural Sector OS2-2B tenure 3 years or more
Minimum wage with effect from May 1, 2022 Minimum Wages - last checked - 7/19/22
MGA1,181 MGA204,634
Non Agricultural Sector OS3-3A tenure less than 3 years
Minimum wage with effect from May 1, 2022 Minimum Wages - last checked - 7/19/22
MGA1,177 MGA203,944
Non Agricultural Sector OS3-3A tenure 3 years or more
Minimum wage with effect from May 1, 2022 Minimum Wages - last checked - 7/19/22
MGA1,252 MGA217,036
Non Agricultural Sector OP1A-3B tenure less than 3 years
Minimum wage with effect from May 1, 2022 Minimum Wages - last checked - 7/19/22
MGA1,256 MGA217,724
Non Agricultural Sector OP1A-3B tenure 3 years or more
Minimum wage with effect from May 1, 2022 Minimum Wages - last checked - 7/19/22
MGA1,371 MGA237,706
Non Agricultural Sector OP1B-4A tenure less than 3 years
Minimum wage with effect from May 1, 2022 Minimum Wages - last checked - 7/19/22
MGA1,336 MGA231,504
Non Agricultural Sector OP1B-4A tenure 3 years or more
Minimum wage with effect from May 1, 2022 Minimum Wages - last checked - 7/19/22
MGA1,455 MGA252,174
Non Agricultural Sector OP2A-4B tenure less than 3 years
Minimum wage with effect from May 1, 2022 Minimum Wages - last checked - 7/19/22
MGA1,463 MGA253,554
Non Agricultural Sector OP2A-4B tenure 3 years or more
Minimum wage with effect from May 1, 2022 Minimum Wages - last checked - 7/19/22
MGA1,650 MGA285,937
Non Agricultural Sector OP2B-5A tenure less than 3 years
Minimum wage with effect from May 1, 2022 Minimum Wages - last checked - 7/19/22
MGA1,685 MGA292,137
Non Agricultural Sector OP2B-5A tenure 3 years or more
Minimum wage with effect from May 1, 2022 Minimum Wages - last checked - 7/19/22
MGA1,936 MGA335,543
Non Agricultural Sector OP3-5B tenure less than 3 years
Minimum wage with effect from May 1, 2022 Minimum Wages - last checked - 7/19/22
MGA1,968 MGA341,056
Non Agricultural Sector OP3-5B tenure 3 years or more
Minimum wage with effect from May 1, 2022 Minimum Wages - last checked - 7/19/22
MGA2,158 MGA374,127
Agricultural Sector M1-1A tenure less than 3 years
Minimum wage with effect from May 1, 2022 Minimum Wages - last checked - 7/19/22
MGA936 MGA187,316
Agricultural Sector M1-1A tenure 3 years or more
Minimum wage with effect from May 1, 2022 Minimum Wages - last checked - 7/19/22
MGA961 -
Agricultural Sector M2-1B tenure less than 3 years
Minimum wage with effect from May 1, 2022 Minimum Wages - last checked - 7/19/22
MGA940 MGA187,993
Agricultural Sector M2-1B tenure 3 years or more
Minimum wage with effect from May 1, 2022 Minimum Wages - last checked - 7/19/22
MGA989 MGA197,776
Agricultural Sector OS1-2A tenure less than 3 years
Minimum wage with effect from May 1, 2022 Minimum Wages - last checked - 7/19/22
MGA947 MGA189,388
Agricultural Sector OS1-2A tenure 3 years or more
Minimum wage with effect from May 1, 2022 Minimum Wages - last checked - 7/19/22
MGA992 MGA198,475
Agricultural Sector OS2-2B tenure less than 3 years
Minimum wage with effect from May 1, 2022 Minimum Wages - last checked - 7/19/22
MGA975 MGA194,980
Agricultural Sector OS2-2B tenure 3 years or more
Minimum wage with effect from May 1, 2022 Minimum Wages - last checked - 7/19/22
MGA1,038 MGA207,559
Agricultural Sector OS3-3A tenure less than 3 years
Minimum wage with effect from May 1, 2022 Minimum Wages - last checked - 7/19/22
MGA1,034 MGA206,860
Agricultural Sector OS3-3A tenure 3 years or more
Minimum wage with effect from May 1, 2022 Minimum Wages - last checked - 7/19/22
MGA1,101 MGA220,138
Agricultural Sector OP1A-3B tenure less than 3 years
Minimum wage with effect from May 1, 2022 Minimum Wages - last checked - 7/19/22
MGA1,104 MGA220,837
Agricultural Sector OP1A-3B tenure 3 years or more
Minimum wage with effect from May 1, 2022 Minimum Wages - last checked - 7/19/22
MGA1,206 MGA241,105
Agricultural Sector OP1B-4A tenure less than 3 years
Minimum wage with effect from May 1, 2022 Minimum Wages - last checked - 7/19/22
MGA1,174 MGA234,815
Agricultural Sector OP1B-4A tenure 3 years or more
Minimum wage with effect from May 1, 2022 Minimum Wages - last checked - 7/19/22
MGA1,279 MGA255,781
Agricultural Sector OP2A-4B tenure less than 3 years
Minimum wage with effect from May 1, 2022 Minimum Wages - last checked - 7/19/22
MGA1,286 MGA257,179
Agricultural Sector OP2A-4B tenure 3 years or more
Minimum wage with effect from May 1, 2022 Minimum Wages - last checked - 7/19/22
MGA1,450 MGA290,024
Agricultural Sector OP2B-5A tenure less than 3 years
Minimum wage with effect from May 1, 2022 Minimum Wages - last checked - 7/19/22
MGA1,482 MGA296,315
Agricultural Sector OP2B-5A tenure 3 years or more
Minimum wage with effect from May 1, 2022 Minimum Wages - last checked - 7/19/22
MGA1,702 MGA340,343
Agricultural Sector OP3-5B tenure less than 3 years
Minimum wage with effect from May 1, 2022 Minimum Wages - last checked - 7/19/22
MGA1,730 MGA345,932
Agricultural Sector OP3-5B tenure 3 years or more
Minimum wage with effect from May 1, 2022 Minimum Wages - last checked - 7/19/22
MGA1,897 MGA379,478

Working hours

  • Gross minimum wage is calculated on a basis of 40 working hours per week or 173,33 working hours per month for non agricultural sector, and for 200 working hours per month for agricultural sector.

Definitions

Grades and Professional Qualification for Madagascar Minimum Wages

The Decree N° 690-IGT dated 23 March 1954, amended by Decree N°1100-IGT dated 16 May, 1956 spells out the professional category of workers in the mechanical tannery, upholstery, leather and shoe-making and repairing industries:
Professional qualification
I Tanneries
M1
Ordinary worker: performing elementary work that requires no training such as sweeping, guarding, various handling activities and particularly:
a. River work: soaking, salting and handling of hides. de-haring ,scrapping de-liming;
b. “Bassin” operations: placing hides under bamboos, dipping hides in successive basins ;
c. Extraction : handling of mimosa, quebracho, chestnut, and other tanning extracts ;
d. Pressing : pressing the hides and removal of hides after pressing ;
e. Handling of dry leather for future operations or shipment;
f. Fuller’s tanning : preparation of the bath, immersion and withdrawal of the hides;
g. Manual pigmentation (brush or fluff, etc.).
M2
Semi-skilled worker : performing elementary work and especially :
Vegetable re-tanningand coating of hides in tan-pits, setting out involving giving the hide a flat and even surface with the help of a stretcher or special machine ;
Manual removal of hair ;
Finishing operations : staking, polishing, decoration, rolling, glazing and smoothing ; Pistol pigmentation…
OS1
Helpers performing the following tasks:de-fleshing, shaving, manual or machine splitting of the leather.
OS2
Ordinary worker above O.S.-1:who can supervise work requiring professional knowledge acquired through a minimum of one and a half years practice in in category O.S.-1. Commander capable of carrying out all routine works of his/her profession and supervise the work of 10 M-1 or M-2 or apprentices…
Exceptionally qualified
Highly qualified specialist whose conditions of employment are to be spelt out in each particular case based on technical certificates, references, knowledge acquired in the leather industry.
II. – Upholsteries, Mechanical Shoe-Making and Repairing
M1
Ordinary worker : carrying out elementary work that requires no training such as : sweeping, guarding, various handling activities and particularly :
1° Concerning shoe-making / repairing :
Numbering of initial soles, parts of the boot leg, the upper, quarters, linings ;
Assembling of heels, welts, half soles, gluing of welts, hard toe puffs,heel liftings, stiffeners, uppers, quarters, tonguesand trimmings ;
marking of uppers, quarters, tongues and trimmings;
Punching of loop eyes, straps and eyelets;
Fixing of slots and eyelets by hand machine and shanks and filling;
Lacing of monk shoes with hemp string ;
Burning off of strings and fabrics protruding from the quarters and uppers;
Display of lasting board, pruning and polishing ;
Colouring of the surfaces and soles.
2° Concerning the upholsteries :
Same elementary works relating to the profession…
M2
Specialised worker :responsible for elementary work and especially :
1° Concerning shoe-making / repairing :
Glassing of heels and soles ;
Fixing of heels;
Levelling of hard ends, stiffeners, lasting board, insoles, soles, half-sole, quarters, upper, trimmings of the uppers ;
Cutting of accessories of the eyelets, vacuna, eyelets tabs, loop eyes;
Filling of quarters, toe puffs, uppers and trimmings ;
pruning linings, quarters, tongues ;
Doubling of trimmings ;
Assembling of quarters and all bias stiches;
Scrapping, assembly, heeling ;
2° Concerning upholsteries :beginners assisting helpers in the preparation of their work
OS1
Helper :performing the following tasks :
1° Concerning shoe making/repairs :
Cutting of initial in-soles and welts ;
Skiving of half-shoe, counters, toe puffs and welts, uppers, linings and trimmings ;
Cutting of lining fabrics, uppers and lining quarters;
Stitching of trimmings, uppers, moccasins, tongues, edges of quarters and trimmings;
Fixing of soles ;
Padding of soles;
Fastening of soles and welts;
manual and machine fixing of heels.
2° Concerning upholsteries:helper responsible for supervising menial upholstery and leather craft jobs…
OS2
Worker :performing the following tasks :
1° Concerning shoe-making / repairs:
Stitching and cutting of soles , heels, welts, lasting boards, midsoles ;
Cutters, machine minders, form setting, mounting of sides, heel seat, manual assembly of toe puffs, bluchers ;
Sewing of soles, welts with small pointed or black half-soles ;
Checking of the number and qualities of parts cut, fixed, assembled, glassed, levelled, numbered, pasted, the quality of all the ancillary works on the upper, the number and quality of finished uppers.
2° Concerning upholsteries :confirmed worker, assemblers, stitcher, cutters, upholsterers, etc…
Exceptionally qualified
Highly qualified specialist whose conditions of employment are to be defined in each particular case based on the technical certificates, references, knowledge acquired in shoe-making/repairs, upholstery and leather craft.

Sector-based minimum wages are revised periodically according to the Country balance sheet, the economic situation and consumer price index (art. 55 of the labour code).

Source

Decree n° 2017-143 dated 14 March, 2017

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