Minimum Wage – Bangladesh

  • Valid on december 2022

Working hours

  • The minimum monthly wage is determined on the basis of daily and weekly working hours which are 8 hours daily and 48 hours per week. Overtime remuneration is paid at the rate of one and a half times or double the daily rate of wages.


Bonuses e.g. project, attendance, festival will vary from company to company

House Rent Allowance: 50% of basic wages in divisional cities and 40% of basic wages in other areas

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.


According to the Labour Act 2006, the monthly minimum wage is determined based on the working hours per week.

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