Minimum Wage – Agricultural Industry

  • Minimum wage with effect from May 01, 2018.
  • The amounts are in Kenyan Shilling (Sh).

Job Type / Grade

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