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Minimum wage: The government-mandated minimum wage in the public sector is approximately EGP 2000 (USD 123) a month. The minimum-wage law is also observed in the private sector. 

Social contributions:  

Social security contributions paid by employers: 

  • 26% on basic salary for maximum 1120 L.E. 
  • 24% on variable salary for maximum 2110 L.E. 

Social security contributions paid by employees: 

  • 14% on basic salary for maximum 1120 L.E. 
  • 11% on variable salary for maximum 2110 L.E. 

Labour Rate(s) Overview 

 

Cost (Local Currency & USD - $) 

Rate as of:

Daily General Worker (Unskilled casual labour) 

75 L.E / 4.6 $ 

Oct 19 

Daily General Worker (Semi-skilled labour) 

100 L.E/ 6.1$ 

Oct 19 

Skilled Worker 

121.3L. E/7.4$ 

Oct 19 

 

For more information about Labours, Rules & Regulations please check: 

http://www.manpower.gov.eg/ 

http://www.cc.gov.eg/Images/L/392904.pdf

https://tradingeconomics.com/egypt/minimum-wages