Minimum Wage – Rwanda

  • Valid in February 2020
  • The amounts are in Franc Rwanda.

Per day
National Minimum Wage
Minimum wage with effect from Jan 01, 1974.

Working Hours

  • Days per week specified: 6.0
  • Hours per week specified: 45
  • In accordance with article 49 of the Labour Code, the usual working hours are 45 hours per week.


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


Officially there is no minimum wage in Rwanda. However, in most cases it is the minimum wage contained in the 1974, 1973 or 1972 Labour Law which is being used. Since then, the minimum wage in Rwanda has been RwF 100.

More information is available at

Archived Minimum Wages