Minimum Wage – Colombia

  • Valid on october 2019
  • The amounts are in Colombian Peso.

Per Month Transport Allowance per month Total per Month
National Minimum Wage in Colombia
Minimum wage with effect from Jan 01, 2019 till Dec 31, 2019 Minimum Wages - last checked - Jan 04, 2019
828,116.00 97,032.00 925,148.00

Working hours

  • Days per week specified: 6.0
  • Hours per week specified: 48
  • As per article 161 of the Labour Code, the maximum duration of a normal working day is 8 hrs a day or 48 hrs a week. As per Article 147 of Labour Code, workers who work for less than normal working hrs, minimum wage will apply in proportion to number of hrs actually worked.


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

More information is available at

Archived Minimum Wages