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Kerala: Revised Minimum Wages last updated by Paycheck India on March 5, 2011

Sr. No.Scheduled EmploymentCategory of WorkersMinimum WagesV.D.ATotal WagesNotification Date
1 Agricultural Operation for Light Work 150 No Provision 150 10th Aug 2009
for Hard Work 200 200
2 Ayurvedic and Allopathic Medicines Unskilled 96.23 49.52 145.75
Semi-skilled 100.54 49.52 150.06
Skilled 102.69 49.52 152.21
Highly skilled 107 49.52 156.52
3 Arecanut Tree Climbing Piece rate wages exists (for Plucking Per Bunch of Nuts) 3 0 3 10th Aug 2009
Piece rate wages exists (for Spraying Per Tree) 1.75 0 1.75
4 Beedi and Cigar Industry Grade (1) 93.65 47.93 141.58
Grade (2) 85.19 47.93 133.12
Grade (2)(A) 87.3 47.93 135.23
Grade (3) 80.96 47.93 128.89
5 Block Rubber Factories Unskilled 135 21.32 156.32 28th Dec 2009
Semi-skilled 150 21.32 171.32
Skilled 159 21.32 180.32
6 Brick Manufacturies Unskilled 85.2 114.76 199.96
Semi-skilled 87.6 114.76 202.36
Skilled 90 114.76 204.76
7 Cashew Industry Lowest Rate 180 18.36 198.36 1st Feb 2011
Highest Rate 250 18.36 268.36
8 Cashew Plantation Clear felling, 150 0 150 10th Aug 2009
Collectors of rawnut
(a) Collecting nut from trees (Per Kg) 5.6 0 5.6
(b) Collecting nuts from the ground (Per Kg) 2.8 0 2.8
9 Coconut Tree Climbing Piece rate wages exists (Per Tree) 4 0 4 10th Aug 2009
10 Construction, maintenance of roads,building operations Unskilled 112.46 67.39 179.85
Semi-skilled 142.62 67.39 210.01
Skilled 164.18 67.39 231.57
11 Coir Manufacturing Piece rate wages exists
12 Cinema Theatres Unskilled 97.1 41.17 138.27
Semi-skilled 101.1 41.17 142.27
Skilled 106.1 41.17 147.27
Highly skilled 111.1 41.17 152.27
13 Dairy Farming Category D 184.69 21.32 206.01 10th Aug 2009
Category C 189.42 21.32 210.74
Category B 194.77 21.32 216.09
Category A 214.31 21.32 235.63
Milking (twice daily) 210 21.32 231.32
Milking (twice along with other works in Dairy) 250 21.32 271.32
Seed Bull attending 250 21.32 271.32
OtherGeneral Works 195 21.32 216.32
14 Drying of Coconuts for making Copra 40.65 104.47 145.12
15 Fish Peeling and Fish Canning, Freezing and Exporting of Sea Foods. Processing workers 138 21.32 159.32 15th Mar 2010
Icemen 139 21.32 160.32
Loading and Unloading from trawlers 140 21.32 161.32
16 Forests Unskilled 146 59.39 205.39
Semi-skilled 151 59.39 210.39
Skilled 167 59.39 226.39
Highly skilled 181 59.39 240.39
17 Handloom Industry Unskilled 118 21.32 139.32 11th Dec 2009
Semi-skilled 124 21.32 145.32
Skilled 131 21.32 152.32
Highly skilled 137 21.32 158.32
18 Handling and Care of Elephants Lowest Rate 146.73 21.32 168.05 9th June 2009
Highest Rate 153.86 21.32 175.18
19 Hill Product Industry Lowest Rate 128 49.53 177.53
Highest Rate 130 49.53 179.53
20 Hostels Group I 127.35 21.32 148.67 15th Dec 2009
Group II 124.88 21.32 146.2
Group III 122.5 21.32 143.82
Group IV 119.27 21.32 140.59
Group V 117.65 21.32 138.97
21 Hosiery Manufacturing Unskilled 65 73.71 138.71
Semi-skilled 68 73.71 141.71
Skilled 106.62 73.71 180.33
Highly skilled 164.3 73.71 238.01
22 Ice Factory Unskilled 72.96 68.04 141
Highly skilled 75.31 68.04 143.35
23 Light Motor Vehicles Lowest Rate 148 75.27 223.27
Highest Rate 174 75.27 249.27
24 Liquor Trading & Vending Unskilled 90.69 80.18 170.87
Semi-skilled 94.85 80.18 175.03
Skilled 99 80.18 179.18
Highly skilled 103.15 80.18 183.33
25 L.P.Gas (Cooking Gas) Agencies Manager 132.21 22.10 154.31 27th May 2009
Assistant Manager 127.40 22.10 149.50
Accountant/ Cashier/ Clerk/ Typist/ Stenographer/ Computer operator/ Mechanic/ Driver (Heavy duty) 122.60 22.10 144.70
Driver (Light duty)/ Delivery Boy/ Godown Keeper 121.15 22.10 143.25
Attender/ Watchman/ peon/ Godown Assistant/ Sweeper 119.23 51.34 183.55
26 Match Industry Unskilled 59.31 54.76 114.07
Highly skilled 66.7 54.76 121.46
27 Minor Ports Lowest Rate 75 66.01 141.01
Highest Rate 139 66.01 205.01
28 Minor Engineering Unskilled 138 21.32 159.32 16th Dec 2009
Semi-skilledGr.2 145 21.32 166.32
Semi-skilledGr.1 150 21.32 171.32
Skilled Gr.3 154 21.32 175.32
Skilled Gr.2 158 21.32 179.32
Skilled Gr.1 164 21.32 185.32
Highly skilled 166 21.32 187.32
Supervisory 192.31 21.32 213.63
29 Nurseries Unskilled 155 21.32 176.32 10th Aug 2009
Skilled 155 55 210
Clerk, Typist, 125 21.32 146.32
Manager/Supervisor 138.46 21.32 159.78
30 Oil Mill Unskilled 123 49.53 172.53
Semi-skilled 126.8 49.53 176.33
Skilled 127.85 49.53 177.38
31 Oil Palm Plantation General Category 108 55.76 163.76
Factory 112 55.76 167.76
Skilled 137 55.76 192.76
32 Plantation i.e. any estate Which is maintained for the purpose of growing Rubber, Coffee & Tea. Rubber Plantation 12th June 2009
Field Workers 87.01 75.01 162.02
Factory Workers 90.33 75.01 165.34
Creche Attendants 98.19 86.55 184.74
Special Category 100.69 86.55 187.24
Supervisors 102.19 86.55 188.74
Coffee Plantation
Field Workers 49.02 75.01 124.03
Factory Workers 51.42 75.01 126.43
Creche Attendants 55.92 86.55 142.47
Special Category 57.46 86.55 144.01
Supervisors 58.38 86.55 144.93
Tea Plantation
Field Workers 49.02 75.01 124.03
Creche Attendants 55.92 86.55 142.47
Special Category 57.46 86.55 144.01
Supervisors 58.38 86.55 144.93
33 Plywood Industry Unskilled 111 82.52 193.52
Semi-skilled 113 82.52 195.52
Skilled 115 82.52 197.52
Highly skilled 122 82.52 204.52
34 Power loom Industry excluding the workers employed in power loom section of Cotton Textile Mills in the State Unskilled 71.8 59.39 131.19
Semi-skilled 73.38 59.39 132.77
Skilled 78.16 59.39 137.55
35 Pharmacists in Medical Shop Highly skilled 86.54 86.99 173.53
36 Printing Press Unskilled 79.2 50.59 129.79
Skilled 80.85 50.59 131.44
37 Private Hospitals Dispensaries Pharmacies Clinical Laboratories, Scanning Center, X - Ray Unit and other allied Institution Lowest Rate 30.19 121.33 151.52 16th Dec 2009
Highest Rate 66.34 121.33 187.67
38 Rice Mill, Flour Mill & Dhal Mill Unskilled 181 22.1 203.1 24th Feb 2010
Semi-skilled 174 22.1 196.1
Skilled 167 22.1 189.1
39 River Sand Collection and its loading and unloading Loading & Unloading 250 51.39 301.39
North Zone 250 51.39 301.39
South Zone 300 51.39 351.39
40 Rubber Crepe Mills Category 1 139 21.32 160.32 9th Oct 2009
Category 2 134 21.32 155.32
Category 3 130 21.32 151.32
41 Rubber Products Industry Unskilled 85 67.39 152.39
Semi-skilled 92.5 67.39 159.89
Skilled 95 67.39 162.39
Highly skilled 96.25 67.39 163.64
42 Shops & Establishments (including Hotels and Restaurants) Grade E 143.35 24.9 168.25 23rd July 2009
Grade D 146.15 24.9 171.05
Grade C 149.12 24.9 174.02
Grade B 152.08 24.9 176.98
Grade A 157.85 24.9 182.75
Special Grade 161.69 24.9 186.59
43 Stone Breaking and Stone Crushing Unskilled 112.46 67.39 179.85
Semi-skilled 142.62 67.39 210.01
Skilled 164.18 67.39 231.57
44 Tile Industry Unskilled 120.2 31.72 151.92
Semi-skilled 120.2 31.72 151.92
Skilled 121.8 31.72 153.52
Highly skilled 122.3 31.72 154.02
45 Timber Industry and Plywood Industry Unskilled 111 49.36 160.36
Semi-skilled 113 49.36 162.36
Skilled 115 49.36 164.36
Highly skilled 122 49.36 171.36
46 Toddy Tapping Grade I 121.73 2.00 123.73 30th Mar 2010
Grade II 116.85 2.00 118.85
Grade III 111.92 2.00 113.92
Grade IV 107.04 2.00 109.04
47 Units engaged in manufacturing & sale of umbrellas Piece rate wages exists
48 Sales Promition of Pharmaceuticals Sales Promotion Employees 273 21.32 294.32 27th May 2009
49 Manufacture and sale of Umbrellas Piece rate wages exists 30th Jan 2010
50 Gold and Silver Ornament s manufacturing Unskilled 175 21.32 196.32 7th Oct 2009
Skilled 225 21.32 246.32
Highly skilled 250 21.32 271.32
51 Sweeping and Cleaning Working in the Municipalities/corporation areas 150 21.32 171.32 19th April 2010
Other areas 135 21.32 156.32
52 Domestic Workers Household Workers 130 21.32 151.32
Care Takers(Childrens/ Elders) 134 0 134 9th Mar 2010
Cook 142 0 142
Other household Workers 130 0 130
Maid/ Driver/ Gardener/ Home Nurse(Part Time) 146 0 146
Home Nurse (Full time) 150 0 150
Security/ Watch man/ Garden Workers 142 0 142

 

Piece Rate category
(i) Yarn Spinning
Khadi Category of ThreadMinimum WagesV.D.ATotal WagesNotification Date
33 s medium 99.84 21.5 121.34 8th Jan 2010
50 s medium 100.05 21.5 121.55
70 s medium 100.1 21.5 121.6
100 s medium 100 21.5 121.5
150 s medium 101.88 21.5 123.38
200 s medium 100 21.5 121.5
50 s polyster 100 21.5 121.5
70 s polyster 99.84 21.5 121.34
90 s polyster 99.84 21.5 121.34
100/2 s twist 100.08 21.5 121.58
150/2 s twist 100 21.5 121.5
70/2 s twist 100 21.5 121.5
50/2 s twist 99.99 21.5 121.49
33/2 s twist 99.99 21.5 121.49
50/2 s twist 99.96 21.5 121.46
70/2 s twist 105.96 21.5 127.46
90/2 s twist 99.99 21.5 121.49
(ii) Small Spindle
From 33 s to 50 s 100 21.5 121.5
From 70 s to 100 s 100.1 21.5 121.6
From  150 s to 200 s 100.2 21.5 121.7
(iii) Large Spindle
From 33 s to 50 s 100.1 21.5 121.6
From 70 s to 100 s 100.2 21.5 121.7
From  150 s to 200 s 100 21.5 121.5
(iv) Wraping of thread
From 33 s to 50 s 125 21.5 146.5
From 90 s to 100 s 126 21.5 147.5
From 150 s to 200 s 124.2 21.5 145.7
(v) Thread of Screw
Every strand of a thread 150 21.5 171.5
(vi) Block Printing / Inserting the weft
Every strand of a thread 150 21.5 171.5
(vii) Weaving ( Category : Cotton)
1360 x 130 x 1.80 S.B. Dhoti 120.12 21.5 141.62
1320 x 127 x 1.80 Ponnukkara Dhoti 120.12 21.5 141.62
1320 x 127 x 1.80 Ponnukkara color Dothi 125.16 21.5 146.66
1320 x 127 x 1.80 colour Dhoti 125.16 21.5 146.66
1320 x 127 x 1.80 Pettu Dhoti Kora 120 21.5 141.5
1320 x 127 x 1.80 Pettu Half colour Dothi 120 21.5 141.5
1320 x 127 x 1.80 color Dhoti Pettu 125 21.5 146.5
1320 x 127 x 1.80 S.B.color Dhoti 125.16 21.5 146.66
1320 x 127 x 1.80 puliyilakara choodi 120.12 21.5 141.62
1320 x 127 x Kora piece 120.05 21.5 141.55
1320 x 127 (42 x42) towel 120.12 21.5 141.62
940 x 70 x 1.40 Thorthu 120 21.5 141.5
660 x 70 x 1.40 Pettu Kuppadam 124.98 21.5 146.48
661 x 70 x 1.40 Kottadi Thorthu 120.05 21.5 141.55
1200 x 115 S.T.D. Manila Shirting 120 21.5 141.5
1320 x 127 T 120 21.5 141.5
1320 x 127 T.T. Manila Shirting 120.05 21.5 141.55
1020 x 130 T.D 120 21.5 141.5
1260 x 165 T.T. Manila 120.05 21.5 141.55
1260 x 160 Bed Sheet 124.95 21.5 146.45
740 x 70 Recolour Shall 120.05 21.5 141.55
1560 x 115 plane piece S.T. 120 21.5 141.5
1640 x 127 Kuppadam (Pettu) 124.98 21.5 146.48
1800 x 70 Cotton Plain S.T. 125 21.5 146.50
1200 x 115 Kora 120 21.5 141.50
Combined production by two people & MW for two people)
1320 x 130 x 1.80 Kora Kuppadam Dhoti 270 21.5 291.5
1320 x 127 x 1.80 half Colour Kuppadam Dhoti 270 21.5 291.5
1320 x 127 x 1.80 Kuppadam Colour Dhoti 280.08 21.5 301.58
1540 x 127 1.80 Kuppadam Kora 279.99 21.5 301.49
660 x 70 x 1.40 Kuppadam Colour Shall 260 21.5 281.5
940 x 70 Kuppadam Shall 270 21.5 291.5
(viii) Weaving (Category : Muslin)
3000 x 120 Plain S.T. 140 21.5 161.5
2800 x 130 Plain S.T. 140.03 21.5 161.53
2600 x 130 Plain 135 21.5 156.5
2400 x 130 Plain piece 130.08 21.5 151.58
2200 x 127 x 3.60 Puliyila B.B. Dhoti 130.05 21.5 151.55
1600 x 115 Muslin Twist 125.1 21.5 146.6
1500 x 115 Muslin Twist Check Shirting 130 21.5 151.5
1500 x 115 Muslin Twist plain  piece 124.98 21.5 146.48
2200 x 127 Plain S.T. 130.03 21.5 151.525
Combined production by two people & MW for two people)
2200 x 127 x 3.60 Kuppadam Double Dhoti 279.99 21.5 301.49
2100 x 115 x 5.50 Special Border Kuppadam Saree 279.99 21.5 301.49
(ix) Weaving (Category : Polyester)
1600 x 115 S.T.T.D. Colour Shirting 125 21.5 146.5
1600 x 115 H.C. Shirting 125 21.5 146.5
1500 x 115 x 300 Graph S.T. Piece Shirting 125 21.5 146.5
1500 x 115 x 800 Doria S.T. Piece Shirting 125 21.5 146.5
1600 x 115 S.T. Plain piece 125 21.5 146.5
1800 x 127 Plain piece 125 21.5 146.5
Combined production by two people & MW for two people)
1640 x 127 x 1.80 Kuppadam Dhoti 280.05 21.5 301.55
1640 x 127 x 1.80 Kuppadam petta Dothi 249.96 21.5 271.464
(x) Weaving ( Category : Silks)
2400 x 15 Silk Saree 200 21.5 221.5
2400 x 115 Design Saree 225 21.5 246.5
(xi) Silk Spinning (Winding)
Silk bobin winding 176 21.5 197.5
Silk Pearl winding 175 21.5 196.5
Wrapping of silk thread 180.50 21.5 202
(xii)Colouring /Bleaching
Deep colour 255 21.5 276.5
Deep colour black 300 21.5 321.5
Bleaching 240 21.5 261.5
(xiii) Drying of thread 100 21.5 121.5
(xiv) Separating/ Sizing 100 21.5 121.5
(xv)Applying starch/ Drying 100 21.5 121.5
Daily Rated Workers
Khadi Category of WorkersMinimum WagesV.D.ATotal Wages
Carpenter 200 21.5 221.5
Welder 200 21.5 221.5
Helper (Carpenter/ Welder) 150 21.5 171.5
General Worker 115 21.5 136.5

 

Source: Department of Labour and Employment, Government of India

Disclaimer: Minimum Wages have been provided by the Labour Departments of respective states.
All efforts have been made to update the minimum wage data on a regular basis.However, there
might be unforeseen errors.

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