Minimum Wage – National Minimum Wage

  • Valid in May 2020
  • The amounts are in South African Rand (R).

Job Type

Per hour
All workers
Calculated monthly translation not available Minimum wage with effect from 01 March 2020. Information last updated on this page 2020/03/22

Working Hours

  • Days per week specified: 5.0
  • Hours per week specified: 45


The Minimum Wage will not be imposed on firms in financial difficulty.

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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