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Daily minimum wage rates


The tables below show the current minimum wage rates in the Philippines, as well as the history of wage increases in the National Capital Region (NCR). Of all the regions in the Philippines, the NCR has the highest minimum wage rates at P325 for agricultural workers and P325-362 for non-agricultural workers.
Daily Minimum Wage Rages Nationwide
current, by region
(in pesos)
Sources: National Wages and Productivity Commission, BusinessWorld
Region
WO No./
Date of Effectivity
Non-Agriculture
  Agriculture

Notes

 
  Plantation
 
Non-Plantation
NCR
WO 13/ Aug 28, 2007
325.00-362.00
325.00
P 50.00 per day COLA integrated into basic pay; plus P12 increase
CAR

WO 12/ Jan 7, 2008

233.00-245.00
216.00 - 227.00
granted P4-P10 COLA per day depending on the area and industry classification
I
WO 12/ Dec 31, 2007
210.00-230.00
210.00
185.00
P 3-15 wage increase
II
WO 12/ Nov 25, 2007

215.00-223.00

203.00-211.00

P 5 wage increase
III
WO 13/ Sep 27, 2007
236.00 - 287.00
221.00 - 257.00
201.00 - 241.00
Granted P 9.00 Cost of Living Allowance
IV-A
WO 12/ Oct 5, 2007
224.00-300.000

204.00-275.00

184.00-255.00

P 6-13 wage increase
IV-B
WO 03/ Nov 25, 2007

225.00-237.00

188.00-197.00

168.00-177.00

P 2-16 wage increase
V
WO 12/ Dec 1, 2007

183.00-226.00

194.00-204.00

174.00-184.00

P 6 wage increase
VI
WO 15/ Oct 5, 2007

215.00-235.00

195.00-203.00

193.00

P 4-41 wage increase
VII
WO 13/ Nov 11, 2007

205.00-250.00

185.00-232.00

P 5 & P9 wage increase
VIII
WO 14/ Dec 16, 2007
228.00

209.00

P 10 additional COLA
IX
WO 14/ Jan 23, 2008

225.00

200.00

180.00

 
X
WO 13/ Nov 16, 2007
229.00-244.00 217.00-232.00 P 10 additional COLA
XI
WO 14/ Sep 16, 2007
248.00 - 250.00
238.00 - 240.00
217.00 - 219.00
Granted additional P 10 Cost of Living Allowance
XII
WO 14/ Oct 8, 2007

229.50

212.00 209.00 P 3-5 additional Cost of Living Allowance
XIII
WO 08/ Nov 7, 2007
220.00 210.00 190.00 P 6 COLA
ARMM
WO 10/ Jan 4, 2008
200.00
200.00
200.00
 

Daily minimum wage rates in Metro Manila (NCR)
past and current
(in pesos)
Source: National Wages and Productivity Commission, BusinessWorld

RA/
Wage Order
Effectivity date  Amount
Basic Wage Allowance Total
agri non-agri agri non-agri
RA 6727 1-Jul-1989 89.00   89.00
WO 01 1-Nov-1990 106.00   106.00
WO 02 8-Jan-1991 118.00   118.00
WO 03 16-Dec-1993 135.00   135.00
  1-Apr-1994 145.00   145.00
WO 04 2-Feb-1996 161.00   161.00
  1-May-1996  165.00    165.00
WO 05 6-Feb-1997 180.00   180.00
  1-May-1997 185.00   185.00
WO 06 6-Feb-1998 198.00   198.00
WO 07 Oct 31,1999 198.00 223.50   198.00 223.50
WO 08 1-Nov-2000 213.00 250.00   213.00 250.00
WO 09 5-Nov-2001 213.00 250.00 15.00 228.00 265.00
  1-Feb-2002 213.00 250.00 30.00 243.00 280.00
 WO 10 10-Jul-2004 213.00 250.00 50.00 263.00 300.00
WO 11 16-Jun-2005 238.00 275.00 50.00 288.00 325.00
WO 12 July 2006 263.00 300.00 50.00 313.00 350.00
WO 13 6-Aug-2007 263.00 300.00 50.00 + 12.00 325.00 362.00