Minimum Wage – South Africa

  • Valid on february 2023


South Africa has a government-mandated minimum wage. No worker in South Africa can be paid less then this mandatory minimum rate of pay. The national minimum wage only exempts three categories, namely domestic workers, farm workers and expanded public works.
Employers in South Africa who fail to pay the Minimum Wage may be subject to punishment by the government of South Africa.

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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