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Aceh Manual Labor Costs

The manual labor rates in Banda Aceh, Lhokseumawe, Meulaboh and other cities throughout Aceh province are relatively similar. The rates in Sibolga city and Nias island also relatively similar (but lower than in Aceh).
There are two types of labourers in Aceh and Nias - casual labourers and labourers under union association (TKBM). Labourers under the union association are available in almost at all big ports throughout Aceh province (except at Meulaboh port).

Type of Labour

Local Currency

USD

Year/month

Daily general worker (semi-skilled)

IDR70,000 - 85,000 / day

 $6

$1437/$120 

Daily general worker (unskilled casual worker)

IDR 50,000 – 60,000 / day

 $4

$1026/$85 

Skilled labour

 IDR100,000 - 120,000 / day

 $9

$2160/$180

Skilled labour for port/airport (under labour union)

Under agreement with all parties

(per tonnage, per m3 or per day)

 n/a

n/a 

Bali Manual Labor Costs

Labor is readily available and used in the main for manual and warehouse related functions, Fixed- term contract apply from 21 days to 24 months and include the payment of income tax and social security.
Employees work 40 hours a week and are entitled to 2 days’ leave per month.

Type of Labour

Local Currency

USD

Year/month

Daily general worker (semi-skilled)

IRP 120,000 – IRP 150,000 / day

$12- $15 / day

$3,096 – 3,870/year

Daily general worker (unskilled casual worker)

IRP 80,000 – IRP 100,000 / day

$8-$10/ day

$2,064 –$ 2,580 / year

Skilled labour

IRP 150.000 – IRP175,000 / day

$15-$17.5 / day

$3,870 – $4,515/year

Nusa Tenggara Barat (NTB)  Manual Labor Costs

Labor is readily available and used in the main for manual and warehouse related functions. Fixed- term contracts can apply from 21 days to 24 months and include the payment of income tax and social security.
Employees work 40 hours a week and are entitled to 2 days’ leave per month.
Annual rate based on 21.5 working days per month.

Type of Labour

Local Currency

USD

Year/month

Daily general worker (semi-skilled)

IDR 120,000 – IDR 150,000 / day

$12- $15

 

$4927 /$410

Daily general worker (unskilled casual worker)

IDR 80,000 – IDR 100,000 / day

$8-$10

$3,285/$274

Skilled labour

IDR 150.000 – IDR 175,000 / day

$15-$17.5

$5931/$494

Nusa Tenggara Timur (NTT)  Manual Labor Costs

Labor is readily available and used in the main for manual and warehouse related functions, Fixed- term contract apply from 21 days to 24 months and include the payment of income tax and social security.
Employees work 40 hours a week and are entitled to 2 days’ leave per month.

Type of Labour

Local Currency

USD

Year/month

Daily general worker (semi-skilled)

 65,000

 $5.90

$2156/$180 

Daily general worker (unskilled casual worker)

 45,000

$4.09

$1493/$125

Skilled labour

 80,000

$7.27

$2655/$221

Papua Manual Labor Costs

Labor is readily available and used in the main for manual and warehouse related functions, Fixed- term contract apply from 21 days to 24 months and include the payment of income tax and social security.
Employees work 40 hours a week and are entitled to 2 days’ leave per month.

Type of Labour

Local Currency

USD

Year/month

Daily general worker (semi-skilled)

 Jayapura, Biak, Merauke: IDR 75,000 / day

Wamena: IDR 100.000 / day

 $6

 

$9

$1,538/$128 

 

$2,160/$180

Daily general worker (unskilled casual worker)

 Jayapura, Biak, Merauke: IDR 50,000 / day

Wamena: IDR 75.000 / day

 $4

$6

$1,026/$85

$1,538/$128

Skilled labour

 Jayapura, Biak, Merauke: IDR 100,000 – 120,000 / day

Wamena: IDR 150.000 / day

 $9

$13

 $2,160/$180

$3,080/$256