Minimum Wage – Cook Islands

  • Valid on March 2023
  • The amounts are in New Zealand Dollar ($).

Per hour
National Minimum Wage
Minimum wage with effect from 1 July 2020 Minimum Wages - last checked - 31/12/2022


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

Wages per month are calculated as 4.33 times if a weekly wage is defined. It is calculated as 4.33 times the standard hours per week if an hourly wage is given.

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