Minimum Wage Salary By Occupation in Kenya

Minimum Wages By Occupation in Kenya

Minimum Consolidated Wages by Region and Occupation in Kenya with effect from May 1, 2015

Occupation / Grade Region Minimum Wage per Hour Minimum Wage per Day Minimum Wage per Month
Cleaners, Gardeners, General Workers, House servants, Children’s ayah, Sweepers, Day watchmen, Messengers Cities
(Nairobi, Mombasa and Kisumu)
97.90 527.10 10,954.70
Municipalities, Mavoko Town Council, Riuru Town Council, Limuru Town Council 89.50 484.30 10,107.10
All other areas (neither cities nor municipalities nor town councils) 54.70 296.20 5,844.20
Cooks, Waiters, Miners, Stone cutters, Turn boys, Logger line cutters Cities
(Nairobi, Mombasa and Kisumu)
106.60 568.70 11,831.20
Municipalities, Mavoko Town Council, Riuru Town Council, Limuru Town Council 90.70 502.90 10,496.90
All other areas (neither cities nor municipalities nor town councils) 61.00 333.80 6,752.50
Night watchmen Cities
(Nairobi, Mombasa and Kisumu)
110.20 586.40 12,221.10
Municipalities, Mavoko Town Council, Riuru Town Council, Limuru Town Council 100.30 546.50 11,330.10
All other areas (neither cities nor municipalities nor town councils) 64.30 336.30 6,970.40
Machine attendants, Sawmill sawyers, Machine assistants, Mass production machinists, Shoe cutters, Bakery workers, Bakery assistants, Tailor’s assistants Cities
(Nairobi, Mombasa and Kisumu)
114.40 596.50 12,416.00
Municipalities, Mavoko Town Council, Riuru Town Council, Limuru Town Council 101.30 558.70 11,553.90
All other areas (neither cities nor municipalities nor town councils) 84.20 452.30 9,364.70
Machinists (made-to-measure), Shoe upper preparers, Chaplis makers, Vehicle service workers (petrol and service stations), Bakery plant hands, Laundry operators, Junior clerks, Wheeled tractor drivers (light) Cities
(Nairobi, Mombasa and Kisumu)
127.20 683.00 14,173.50
Municipalities, Mavoko Town Council, Riuru Town Council, Limuru Town Council 106.60 638.30 13,259.30
All other areas (neither cities nor municipalities nor town councils) 97.90 524.30 10,840.50
Car driver, Printing machine operators, Bakery machine operators, Plywood machine operators, Sawmill dressers, Shop assistants, Machine tool operators, Dough makers, Table hand bakers, Table hand confectioners, Copy-typists, Light vans drivers Cities
(Nairobi, Mombasa and Kisumu)
133.10 710.50 14,785.70
Municipalities, Mavoko Town Council, Riuru Town Council, Limuru Town Council 121.40 655.80 13,646.40
All other areas (neither cities nor municipalities nor town councils) 100.20 542.00 11,279.50
Clerks, Pattern designers (draughts-men), Garment and dress cutters, Single hand oven men, Charge-hand bakers, Telephone operators, Receptionists, Storekeepers Cities
(Nairobi, Mombasa and Kisumu)
152.00 811.20 16,872.40
Municipalities, Mavoko Town Council, Riuru Town Council, Limuru Town Council 122.20 741.90 15,425.40
All other areas (neither cities nor municipalities nor town councils) 118.10 630.50 13,152.50
Tailors, Medium-sized vehicle drivers Cities
(Nairobi, Mombasa and Kisumu)
165.50 894.90 18,595.20
Municipalities, Mavoko Town Council, Riuru Town Council, Limuru Town Council 152.20 823.10 17,090.50
All other areas (neither cities nor municipalities nor town councils) 136.60 744.10 15,239.10
Dyers, Crawler tractor drivers, Salesmen Cities
(Nairobi, Mombasa and Kisumu)
184.50 984.50 20,528.80
Municipalities, Mavoko Town Council, Riuru Town Council, Limuru Town Council 171.60 921.70 19,154.00
All other areas (neither cities nor municipalities nor town councils) 152.40 829.80 17,286.90
Saw doctors, Caretakers (buildings) Cities
(Nairobi, Mombasa and Kisumu)
204.40 1,094.00 22,718.00
Municipalities, Mavoko Town Council, Riuru Town Council, Limuru Town Council 190.30 1,021.40 21,213.30
All other areas (neither cities nor municipalities nor town councils) 176.70 949.90 19,762.00
Cashiers, Heavy commercial vehicle drivers, Salesmen-drivers Cities
(Nairobi, Mombasa and Kisumu)
222.70 1,190.10 24,719.50
Municipalities, Mavoko Town Council, Riuru Town Council, Limuru Town Council 210.30 1,119.80 23,262.40
All other areas (neither cities nor municipalities nor town councils) 196.20 1,048.40 21,811.10
Artisans – Ungraded Cities
(Nairobi, Mombasa and Kisumu)
133.10 711.00 14,785.70
Municipalities, Mavoko Town Council, Riuru Town Council, Limuru Town Council 121.40 655.80 13,646.40
All other areas (neither cities nor municipalities nor town councils) 100.30 542.00 11,279.50
Artisans – Grade III Cities
(Nairobi, Mombasa and Kisumu)
165.50 894.90 18,595.20
Municipalities, Mavoko Town Council, Riuru Town Council, Limuru Town Council 152.20 823.10 17,090.50
All other areas (neither cities nor municipalities nor town councils) 136.70 744.10 15,210.30
Artisans – Grade II Cities
(Nairobi, Mombasa and Kisumu)
184.50 984.50 20,084.00
Municipalities, Mavoko Town Council, Riuru Town Council, Limuru Town Council 171.60 997.60 19,154.00
All other areas (neither cities nor municipalities nor town councils) 152.60 829.80 17,286.90
Artisans – Grade I Cities
(Nairobi, Mombasa and Kisumu)
222.70 1,190.10 24,719.50
Municipalities, Mavoko Town Council, Riuru Town Council, Limuru Town Council 210.30 1,119.80 23,262.40
All other areas (neither cities nor municipalities nor town councils) 196.20 1,048.40 21,811.10