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Minimum Wage in Kenya

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The Minimum wage in Kenya is not clearly set but in 2017 the government ordered employers to pay minimum wage for specific categories of employees. The minimum wage for a house help in Kenya should be Ksh 7,323.65 regardless of the town she is employed. Watchmen should earn Ksh 7,409 per month as the minimum wage.

Here is a table summarizing the minimum wage of employees in Kenya:

OCCUPATION SALARY PER MONTH(KSH) WAGE PER DAY(KSH)
Unskilled employee 6,415.55 269.40
Stockman,Herdsman,Watchman 7,409.00 313.75
Skilled and Semi-Skilled employees    
House Servant or Cook 7,323.65 278.85
Farm foreman 11,573.55 489.10
Farm Clerk 11,573.55 489.10
Senior Foreman 7,492.40 318.60
Farm artisan 7,668.00 326.05
Tractor Driver 8,131.40 345.40
Combine Harvester Driver 8,957.95 380.10
Lorry driver or car driver 9,400.80 398.50