Minimum Wages in Zambia with effect from 01-07-2012

Information last updated on this page: 02-06-2014
The minimum wage rates in the table are in ZMK (ZM Kwacha)
Job Type Skill Level Minimum Wage per Day Minimum Wage per Month
Cleaners, General Workers, Handy boy, Office boy Category I
3,646.00
Days per month specified: 26
Hours per month specified: 208
Hours per week specified: 48
700,000.00
Days per month specified: 26
Hours per month specified: 208
Hours per week specified: 48
Watchman Category II
3,646.00
Days per month specified: 26
Hours per month specified: 208
700,000.00
Days per month specified: 26
Hours per month specified: 208
Drivers Category III
5,220.00
Days per month specified: 26
Hours per month specified: 208
100,286.00
Days per month specified: 26
Hours per month specified: 208
Receptionists, Typist Category IV
5,656.00
Days per month specified: 26
Hours per month specified: 208
1,085,919.00
Days per month specified: 26
Hours per month specified: 208
Qualified clerk Category V
7,527.00
Days per month specified: 26
Hours per month specified: 208
1,445,107.00
Days per month specified: 26
Hours per month specified: 208
Domestic Workers
250,000.00
Days per month specified: 26
Hours per month specified: 208