The Minimum Wage is officially RM 1,500 from May 1 | 5月1日起最低工资RM 1,500

Updated: May 15

What is the Malaysia Minimum Wage?

102.1 P.U.(A) 140_2022 - Minimum Wages Order 2022
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1. On 27 April 2022, the Minister, in the exercise of the powers conferred by section 23 of the National Wages Consultative Council Act 2011 [Act 732], Gazette the Minimum Wages Order 2022 [P.U. (A) 140].


2022年4月27日,部长行使 2011年全国工资协商委员会法令 [第732号法] 第23条所赋予的权力,在宪报颁布了《2022年最低工资指令》[P.U.(A)140]。



2. This Order shall not apply to a Domestic Servant as defined under subsection 2(1) of the Employment Act 1955 [Act 265], subsection 2(1) of the Sabah Labour Ordinance [Cap. 67] and subsection 2(1) of the Sarawak Labour Ordinance [Cap. 76]. 本指令不适用于《1955年劳工法令》[第265号法案] 第2(1)款、《沙巴劳工条例》[第67章] 第2(1)款和《砂拉越劳工条例》[第76章] 第2(1) 款所定义的家庭佣工



3. The Minimum Wage of RM 1,500 starting with the following two types of employers will come into effect on 1 May 2022 .:-

a) an employer who employs five or more employees; and

b) regardless of the number of employees employed, an employer who carries out a professional activity is classified under the Malaysia Standard Classification of Occupations (MASCO) as published officially by the Ministry of Human Resources.

RM 1,500 的最低薪金将于2022年5月1日生效,首先针对以下两类型的雇主

a) 雇用5名或以上雇员的雇主;以及

b) 从事人力资源部正式公布的马来西亚标准职业分类(MASCO)下的专业活动的雇主,无论其雇员人数多少


4.1 The minimum wages rates payable to an employee with effect from 1 May 2022 shall be as follows:-


自2022年5月1日起,应支付给雇员的最低工资标准如下:-



4.2 If the employee is paid on a Daily Basis, the Minimum Wage will be as follows:-

  • a) 6 working days in a week - RM 57.69 per day

  • b) 5 days in a week - RM 69.23 per day

  • c) 4 working days in a week - RM 86.54 a day


如果雇员薪金是按日薪 [Daily] 制,其最低工资标准如下:


a) 一星期工作日为6天 - 一天最低工资 RM 57.69


b) 一星期工作日为5天 - 一天最低工资 RM 69.23


c) 一星期工作日为4天 - 一天最低工资 RM 86.54




4.3 if the employee is paid on an Hourly Basis, the wage is not less than RM 7.21 per hour


如果雇员薪金是按时薪 [Hourly] 制,其最低工资为每小时不少于 RM 7.21



5.1 For Employers with less than 5 employees that do not carry out a professional activity classified under the Malaysia Standard Classification of Occupations (MASCO), the Minimum Wage of RM 1,500 will come into effect on 1 January 2023


雇用5名以下雇员的非从事马来西亚标准职业分类(MASCO)规定的专业活动的雇主,RM 1,500 的最低薪金将于2023年1月1日生效


5.2 For Employers with less than 5 employees that do not carry out a professional activity classified under the Malaysia Standard Classification of Occupations (MASCO), the Minimum Wage will be as per the Previous Order until 31 December 2022, i.e.


a) Place of employment is in the City Council or Municipal Council area - RM 1,200

b) Place of employment is located at Other than City Council or Municipal Council area - RM 1,100

非从事马来西亚标准职业分类(MASCO)下的专业活动且员工少于5位的雇主,其最低工资将按照原有的规定,直至2022年12月31日,即:

a) 经营场所在市议会或市议会区 [City Council or Municipal Council area] - RM 1,200

b) 经营场所在非市议会或市议会地区 (Other than City Council or Municipal Council area)- RM 1,100




6. In addition to the Minimum Wages Order 2022 [P.U.(A) 140/2022], I have also compiled a list of past Minimum Wage Orders and the Malaysian Standard Classification of Occupations which you can download at the bottom of this article


除了 2022年最低工资指令 [P.U.(A) 140/2022] 外,我也为大家收集了过去的最低工资指令以及马来西亚标准职业分类,大家可以在文章结尾处下载




Remark: 1) The Malaysia Standard Classification of Occupations (MASCO) is a national benchmark for the classification of occupations in the employment structure of the country. MASCO has been developed in accordance with the International Standard Classification of Occupations (ISCO) with changes and modifications to meet the needs of the country.

MASCO lists down the descriptions and tasks as well as the code for each position listed.


It contains ten categories of major groups, namely:

Major Group 1: Managers
Major Group 2: Professionals
Major Group 3: Technicians and Associate Professionals
Major Group 4: Clerical Support Workers
Major Group 5: Service and Sales Workers
Major Group 6: Skilled Agricultural, Forestry, Livestock, and Fishery Workers
Major Group 7: Craft and Related Trades Workers
Major Group 8: Plant and Machine Operators and Assemblers
Major Group 9: Elementary Occupations
Major Group 0: Armed Forces

备注: 1. 国家统计局是根据马来西亚职业分类标准(MASCO),把职业分成10类:

第1大类:: 经理人员
第2大类: 专业人员
第3大类: 技术人员和辅助专业人员
第4大类: 事务支持人员
第5大类: 服务和销售人员
第6大类: 农业、林业、畜牧业和渔业的熟练工人
第7大类: 工艺和相关行业工人
第8大类: 工厂和机器操作员及装配工
第9大类:初级职业 [Elementary Occupations]
第10大类: 武装力量

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