Minimum Wage – Papua New Guinea

  • Valid on may 2020
  • The amounts are in Papua New Guinea Kina (PGK).

Per hour
National Minimum Wage
Minimum wage with effect from July 1, 2016 Minimum Wages - last checked - 1/8/19


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

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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