Minimum Wage – Burkina Faso

The current minimum wage in Burkina Faso is F CFA34,664 per month in 2023. It became valid on April 1, 2012.
  • Valid on february 2023
  • The amounts are in CFA West African Franc.

Per month
National Minimum Wage
Minimum wage with effect from April 1, 2012 Minimum Wages - last checked - 1/1/23
F CFA34,664


The Burkina Faso minimum wage applies to the formal sector; the minimum wage does not apply to subsistence agriculture or other informal occupations.

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

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