Minimum Wage – Agricultural Industry

  • Valid on april 2020
  • The amounts are in Kenyan Shilling.

Job Type / Grade

Per hour Per day Per month
Unskilled worker
Minimum wage with effect from May 1, 2018 Minimum Wages - last checked - 1/28/19
- KES282.90 KES6,736.30
Stockman, Herdsman, Watchman (Semi-skilled, Skilled)
Minimum wage with effect from May 1, 2018 Minimum Wages - last checked - 1/28/19
- KES329.40 KES7,779.45
Cook, House servant (Semi-skilled, Skilled)
Minimum wage with effect from May 1, 2018 Minimum Wages - last checked - 1/28/19
- KES292.80 KES7,689.85
Farm foreman (Semi-skilled, Skilled)
Minimum wage with effect from May 1, 2018 Minimum Wages - last checked - 1/28/19
- KES513.55 KES12,152.20
Farm clerk (Semi-skilled, Skilled)
Minimum wage with effect from May 1, 2018 Minimum Wages - last checked - 1/28/19
- KES513.55 KES12,152.20
Senior foreman (Semi-skilled, Skilled)
Minimum wage with effect from May 1, 2018 Minimum Wages - last checked - 1/28/19
- KES334.50 KES7,867.00
Farm artisan (Semi-skilled, Skilled)
Minimum wage with effect from May 1, 2018 Minimum Wages - last checked - 1/28/19
- KES342.35 KES8,051.40
Tractor driver (Semi-skilled, Skilled)
Minimum wage with effect from May 1, 2018 Minimum Wages - last checked - 1/28/19
- KES362.65 KES8,538.00
Combined harvester driver (Semi-skilled, Skilled)
Minimum wage with effect from May 1, 2018 Minimum Wages - last checked - 1/28/19
- KES399.10 KES9,045.85
Lorry driver, Car driver (Semi-skilled, Skilled)
Minimum wage with effect from May 1, 2018 Minimum Wages - last checked - 1/28/19
- KES418.40 KES9,870.85

Working hours

  • Days per week specified: 6.0
  • Hours per week specified: 52
  • The general working hours are 52 per week, but the normal working hours usually consist of 45 hours of work per week, that is Monday to Friday 8 hours each and 5 hours on Saturday under the special Orders for different sectors subsidiary to the Regulations of Wages and Conditions of Employment Act, Cap 229.

Source

THE REGULATION OF WAGES (GENERAL) (AMENDMENT) ORDER, 2017.
THE REGULATION OF WAGES (AGRICUTURAL INDUSTRY) (AMENDMENT) ORDER, 2017.

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