Thai cabinet approves new minimum wages, effective October 1st
The Thai cabinet approved the new minimum wage rates today (Tuesday), as proposed by the tri-partite Wage Committee, to become effective from October 1st.
The last time that minimum wages were adjusted was in 2020.
The new minimum wage is divided into nine rates, with the maximum rate set at 354 baht per day and the minimum set at 328 baht, in accordance with the cost of living in each province.
The new minimum wages are as follows:
- 354 baht in Chon Buri, Rayong and Phuket.
- 353 baht in Bangkok, Nonthaburi, Nakhon Pathom, Pathum Thani, Samut Prakan and Samut Sakhon.
- 345 baht in Chachoengsao.
- 343 baht in Ayutthaya.
- 340 baht in Prachin Buri, Nong Khai, Ubon Ratchathani, Phang-nga, Krabi, Trat, Khon Kaen, Chiang Mai, Suphan Buri, Songkhla, Surat Thani, Nakhon Ratchasima, Lop Buri and Saraburi.
- 338 baht in Mukdahan, Kalasin, Sakhon Nakhon, Samut Songkhram, Chanthaburi and Nakhon Nayok.
- 335 baht in Phetchabun, Kanchanaburi, Bueng Kan, Chai Nat, Nakhon Phanom, Phayao, Surin, Yasothon, Roi Et, Loei, Phatthalung, Uttaradit, Nakhon Sawan, Prachuap Khiri Khan, Phitsanuloke, Ang Thong, Sa Kaeo, Buri Ram and Phetchaburi.
- 332 baht in Amnat Charoen, Mae Hong Son, Chiang Rai, Trang, Si Sa Ket, Nong Bua Lamphu, Uthai Thani, Lampang, Lamphun, Chumphon, Maha Sarakham, Sing Buri, Satun, Phrae, Sukhothai, Kamphaeng Phet, Ratchaburi, Tak, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Chaiyaphum, Ranong and Phichit.
- 328 baht in Yala, Pattani, Narathiwat, Nan and Udon Thani.