Minimum Wage – Agricultural Industry

  • Valid in October 2019
  • The amounts are in Kenyan Shilling (Sh).

Job Type / Grade

Per Hour Per Day Per Month
Unskilled worker
Minimum wage with effect from May 01, 2018.
- 282.90 6,736.30
Stockman, Herdsman, Watchman (Semi-skilled, Skilled)
Minimum wage with effect from May 01, 2018.
- 329.40 7,779.45
Cook, House servant (Semi-skilled, Skilled)
Minimum wage with effect from May 01, 2018.
- 292.80 7,689.85
Farm foreman (Semi-skilled, Skilled)
Minimum wage with effect from May 01, 2018.
- 513.55 12,152.20
Farm clerk (Semi-skilled, Skilled)
Minimum wage with effect from May 01, 2018.
- 513.55 12,152.20
Senior foreman (Semi-skilled, Skilled)
Minimum wage with effect from May 01, 2018.
- 334.50 7,867.00
Farm artisan (Semi-skilled, Skilled)
Minimum wage with effect from May 01, 2018.
- 342.35 8,051.40
Tractor driver (Semi-skilled, Skilled)
Minimum wage with effect from May 01, 2018.
- 362.65 8,538.00
Combined harvester driver (Semi-skilled, Skilled)
Minimum wage with effect from May 01, 2018.
- 399.10 9,045.85
Lorry driver, Car driver (Semi-skilled, Skilled)
Minimum wage with effect from May 01, 2018.
- 418.40 9,870.85

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.<br/>THE REGULATION OF WAGES (AGRICUTURAL INDUSTRY) (AMENDMENT) ORDER, 2017.

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