Region based - minimum wage in 2019

According to Decree No. 157/2018/ND - CP, effective since Jan 1, 2019, the region-based minimum wage is increased by 5.3% (compare with Decree No.143/2017/ND-CP)., details as following:

Region 2018 2019 Rate
Region 1 3,980,000 VND 4,180,000 VND 5.0% (200.000 VND up)
Region 2 3,530,000 VND 3,710,000 VND 5.1% (180.000 VND up)
Region 3 3,090,000 VND 3,250,000 VND 5.2% (160.000 VND up)
Region 4 2,760,000 VND 2,920,000 VND 5.8% (160.000 VND up)

As a result of this salary increase, the enterprises need:
  • Revising the current basic salary
  • Revising salary scale
  • Revising the salary for contribution to compulsory insurance.