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The minimum wages for various categories of Indian workers in Kuwait were last revised in April 2010.  Considering the increase in cost of living in Kuwait since the last revision and the prevailing market wage rate for both domestic and private sector workers, it has been decided to revise the minimum wage structure for various categories of Indian workers in Kuwait with effect from 2 March 2015.  However, there will be no change with regard to other terms and conditions viz. free food, free accommodation, free transport, free medical insurance, to and fro air ticket, etc.  The revised minimum wage structure is enclosed. 

MINIMUM MONTHLY WAGES/SALARY w.e.f. 01.01.2016

Category

Wages
(KD)

Category

Wages (KD)

Unskilled/Semi-skilled

 

Skilled

 

Labourer / Helper / Cleaner

85

Fitter

95

Technical Labour

85

Foreman

135

Agricultural Labourer / Farmer

85

Gas Cutter

110

Gardener

85

Grinder

95

Security Guard / Lifeguard

85

Heavy Equipment Operator

150

Laundryman / Washerman

85

Insulator

95

Barber

85

Ironsmith

95

Butcher

85

Lathe Worker

120

Skilled

 

Mason

95

AC Mechanic

115

Mechanic

120

Binder

105

Plumber

95

Bar Bender

100

Painter

100

Blaster

100

Rigger

95

Carpenter

95

Scaffolder

95

Cable Jointer

210

Storekeeper

135

Crane Operator

150

Steel Fixer

95

Decorator

110

Supervisor

175

Denter

100

Tailor

100

Die Maker

130

Tech./Machine Operator

135

Diesel Mechanic

135

Technician

135

Driver (Light Duty)

100

Tile Fixer

95

Driver (Heavy Duty)

110

Turner

120

Drilling Worker(Roustabout)

110

Upholsterer / Embroider

100

Electrician

95

Welder

95

Fabricator

125

 

 


Hotel / Catering Staff

 

Office Staff

 

Baker

100

Accountant

175

Chef de Cuisine

150

Administrative Assistant

135

Chef de Partie

120

Clerk

135

Confectioner

100

Cashier

135

Captain

105

Computer Operator

135

Cook I / Commis I 

100

Receptionist

135

Housekeeper / Supervisor

100

Secretary

135

Busboy/Bellboy/Teaboy

90

Salesman/Buyer

115

Room Attendant

90

Office-boy

90

Head Waiter

105

Domestic Worker

 

Waiter / Waitress / Barman

90

House Maid

70

Steward

90

House Boy

70

 

 

Cook

70

 

 

Driver

75

 


Professionals

 

Medical Staff
Pvt. Clinic/Hospital

 

 

 

Architect/Planner/Surveyor

400

Nurse (B.Sc. Degree Holder)

325

 

 

Surveyor II

315

Nurse (Diploma Holder)

260

 

 

Auditor

425

Assistant Nurse
(Certificate Course)

150

 

 

Computer Programmer

260

Lab Technician

300

 

 

Chartered Accountant

425

X-Ray Technician

300

 

 

Medical Doctor

425

Physiotherapist

270

 

 

Veterinary Doctor

425

Ayurveda Therapist

240

 

 

Draughtsman

185

Optometrist

340

 

 

Engineer  (B.E. Degree Holder)

425

 

 

 

 

Engineer  (Diploma Holder)

310

 

 

 

 

Geologist/Soil Specialist

420

 

 

 

 

Graphic Designer

370

 

 

 

 

Safety Officer I

315

 

 

 

 

Teacher

190

 

 

 

 

Manager

370

 

 

 

 

Event Manager

370

 

 

 

 

Coordinator

185

 

 

 


 



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