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Work and Wages

Minimum Wage

There is no national minimum wage. Minimum wage exists only for the public sector workers which is around 420 birr ($22). Some Government institutions set their own minimum wages. 

Regular Pay

In accordance with Art. 12 of the Labour Proclamation, an employer is under the obligation to pay the worker wages and other emoluments in accordance with this law or the collective agreement. Wages are to be paid at such intervals as required under the national law, collective agreement or employment contract (Art. 58 of Labour Proclamation).

Regulations on Work and Wages

  • Labour Proclamation No.377/2003 / የአሰሪና ሰራተኛ ዓዋጅ ቁ. 377/2003