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Fiji Manual Labor Costs

In 2015, the Government endorsed the increment of the national minimum wage (NMW) from $2.00 per hour to $2.32 per hour which took effect on  1st July 2015

Fiji Manual Labour Costs

Type of labour

Local Currency



Daily general worker (unskilled casual worker) Retails and hospitality staff

FJD 2.32/hr



Daily general worker (semi-skilled) Drivers

FJD 4,00/hr



Skilled labour

1.500* FJD per month



*Note labour rates between Government employees and commercial companies vary wildly with Govt rate double general commercial rates. The exception to this is the international companies and banks operating in Fiji who pay higher rates