Four region-based minimum wage levels
08:42 | 21/11/2013

VGP – Decree 70/2011/ND/CP dated August 22, 2011 stipulates region-based minimum wage levels for laborers working for companies, enterprises, cooperatives, cooperative groups, farms, households, individuals and agencies, organizations employing laborers.  

The Government has recently issued Decree 182/2013/ND-CP to replace valid Decree 103/2012/ND-CP, dated December 4, 2012 on monthly minimum wage for employees.

Accordingly, since January 1, 2014, the monthly minimum wage for employees will increase from VND 1.9 million (US$ 89.3) to VND 2.7 million (US$ 128).

Region

Administrative units

Minimum wage (applied for both domestic and foreign enterprises)

Region I

Gia Lam, Dong Anh, Soc Son, Thanh Tri, Tu Liem, Thuong Tin, Hoa Duc, Thach That, Quoc Oai, Thanh Oai, Me Linh, Chuong My districts and Son Tay town in Ha Noi;  

VND 2.7 million (US$ 128)

Thuy Nguyen, An Duong, An Lao, Vinh Bao districts in Hai Phong city;  

 

Cu Chi, Hoc Mon, Binh Chanh, Nha Be districts in Ho Chi Minh City;  

 

Bien Hoa city, Nhon Trach, Long Thanh, Vinh Cuu, Trang Bom in southern Dong Nai province;

 

Thu Dau Mot town and Thuan An, Di An, Ben Cat, Tan Uyen in the southern province of Binh Duong;

 

Vung Tau city of the southern province of Ba Ria – Vung Tau.  

 

Region II

The rest districts  of Ha Noi;  

VND 2.4 million (US4 114)

The rest districts of Hai Phong city;  

 

The rest districts of Hai Duong city  

 

Vinh Yen city, Phuc Yen town and Binh Xuyen, Yen Lac districts of the northern province of Vinh Phuc;

 

Bac Ninh city, Tu Son town and Que Vo, Tien Du, Yen Phong, Thuan Thanh districts of northern Bac Ninh province;

 

Ha Long and Mong Cai cities of northern Quang Ninh province;

 

Thai Nguyen city of northern Thai Nguyen province;  

 

Viet Tri city of northern Phu Tho province;  

 

Lao Cai city of northern Lao Cai province;  

 

Ninh Binh city of northern Ninh Binh province  

 

Hue city of central Thua Thien-Hue province;

 

All districts of central Da nang city;

 

Nha Trang city and Cam Ranh town of central Khanh Hoa province;  

 

Da Lat and Bao Loc cities of central highlands Lam Dong province;  

 

Phan Thiet city of southern Binh Thuan province;

 

The rest districts of Ho Chi Minh city;

 

Long Khanh town and Dinh Quan and Xuan Loc district of southern Dong Nai province;  

 

Phu Giao and Dau tieng districts of southern Binh Duong province;  

 

Chon Thanh district of southern Binh Phuoc province;  

 

Ba Ria town and Tan Thanh district of southern Ba Ria-Vung Tau province;  

 

Tan An city and Duc Hoa, Ben Luc, Can Duoc and Can Giuoc districts of southern Long An province;

 

My Tho province of southern Tien Giang province;  

 

All districts of Can Tho city;  

 

Rach Gia city of southern Kien Giang province;  

 

Long Xuyen City of southern An Giang province;  

 

Ca Mau city of southernmost Ca Mau province;  

 

The rest provincial cities (excluding those stipulated in Region II).

 

Region III

Chi Linh town, Cam Giang, Nam Sach, Kim Thanh, Kim Mon, Gia Loc, Binh Giang, Tu Ky of northern Hai Duong province;

VND 2.1 million (US$ 100)

Vinh Tuong, Tam Dao, Tam Duong, Lap Thach, Song Lo districts of northern Vinh Phuc province;  

 

Phu Tho town, Phu Ninh, Lam Thao, Thanh Ba, Tam Nong districts of northern Phu Tho province;  

 

Gia Binh and Luong Tai districts of northern Bac Ninh province;

 

Viet Yen, Yen Dung, Hiep Hoa, Tan Yen, Lang Giang districts of northern Bac Giang province;  

 

Uong Bi and Cam Pha towns; Hoanh Bo, Dong Trieu districts of northern Quang Ninh province;  

 

Cao Thang and Sa Pa districts of northern Lao Cai province;  

 

The rest districts of northern Hung Yen province;  

 

Song Cong town and Pho Yen, Phu Binh, Phu Luong, Dong Hy, Dai Tu districts of northern Thai Nguyen province;  

 

My Loc district of northern Nam Dinh province;  

 

Duy Tien and Kim Bang districts of northern Ha Nam province;  

 

Tam Diep town and Gia Vien, Yen Khanh, Hoa Lu districts of northern Ninh Binh province;  

 

Bim Son town and Tinh Gia district of northern Thanh Hoa province;  

 

Ky Anh district of central Ha Tinh province;  

 

Huong Thuy town and Huong Tra, Phu Loc, Phong Dien, Quang Dien, Phu Vang districts of central Thua Thien-Hue province;  

 

Dien Ban, Dai Loc, Duy Xuyen, Nui Thanh districts of central Quang Nam province;  

 

Binh Son and Son Tinh districts of central Quang Ngai province;  

 

Song Cau town of central Phu Yen province;  

 

Cam Lam, Dien Khanh, Ninh Hoa, Van Ninh districts of central Khanh Hoa province;  

 

Ninh Hai and Thuan Bac districts of southern Ninh Thuan province;  

 

Dak Ha districts of central highlands Kon Tum province;  

 

Duc Trong and Di Linh districts of central highlands Lam Dong province;  

 

La Gi town and Ham Thuan Bac, Ham Thuan districts of southern Binh Thuan province;  

 

Trang Bang and Go Dau districts in southern Tay Ninh;  

 

Dong Xoai, Phuoc Long, Binh Long towns and Dong Phu, Hon Quan districts of southern Binh Phuoc province;

 

The rest districts of southern Dong Nai province;  

 

The rest districts of southern Binh Duong province;  

 

Long Dien, Dat Do, Xuyen Moc, Chau Duc, Con Dao districts of southern Ba Ria-Vung Tau province;  

 

Thu Thua, Duc Hue, Chau Thanh, Tan Tru, Thanh Hoa districts of southern Long Anh province;  

 

Go Cong town and Chau Thanh district of southern Tien Giang province;  

 

Chau Thanh district of Ben Tre province;

 

Binh Minh, Long Ho districts of southern Vinh Long province;  

 

Districts of Can Tho city;  

 

Ha Tien town and Kien Luong, Phu Quoc, Kien Hai, Giang Thanh, Chau Thanh districts of southern Kien Giang province;  

 

Chau Doc and Tan Chau towns of southern An Giang province;  

 

Nga Bay town and Chau Thanh, Chau Thanh A districts of southern Hau Giang province;  

 

Nam Can, Cai Nuoc, U Minh, Tran Van Thoi districts of southernmost Ca Mau province.  

 

Region IV

The rest areas

VND 1.9 million (US$ 90)

 

By Huong Giang

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