Minimum Wage in Israel

The Minimum Wage Law regulates a “minimum wage”, which is the lowest wage an employer may pay a worker for labor.

A worker’s right to minimum wage cannot be given up, not even in an express written contract.

A violation of the Minimum Wage Law is a criminal offense, punishable by imprisonment or a fine.

 

The Israeli Minimum Wage, as of 1.10.12, is as follows:

Hourly wage: 23.12 NIS
Monthly wage (up to 43 hours per week): 4,300.00 NIS *
Daily wage (5-day work week): 198.46 NIS *
Daily wage (6-day work week):  172.00 NIS*

* Provided that if computed hourly, the wages are not less than the minimum hourly wage.

 

The Israeli Minimum Wage, as of 1.7.11, is as follows:

Hourly wage: 22.04 NIS
Monthly wage (up to 43 hours per week): 4,100.00 NIS *
Daily wage (5-day work week): 189.23 NIS *
Daily wage (6-day work week):  164.00 NIS*

* Provided that if computed hourly, the wages are not less than the minimum hourly wage.