Minimum Wage – Uganda

  • Valid on november 2022
  • The amounts are in Uganda Shilling.

Per month
National Minimum Wage
Minimum wage with effect from July 1, 2017 Minimum Wages - last checked - 10/24/18

Working hours

  • Workers are entitled to at least 1 day of rest per week (24 consecutive hours). (Section 51 of the Employment Act, 2006).


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


The 1984 Minimum Wages Advisory Board recommended minimum wages.

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