LCC Wage Rates

Global Low Cost Sourcing Country Wage Snapshot

Below is a snapshot of minimum wages in key Asia sourcing locations, with the addition of Egypt and Ethiopia. Wages often vary by region or province and in some cases might include costs other than the base wage. In cases with a distinct variance, we provide an average. With greater visibility into social conditions and increasing unrest and union pressure, wages in traditional low cost sourcing countries are on the rise across the board.

Note: Consult the Fair Wage Guide to calculate benchmarks for wages in particular countries on an hourly or piece rate basis and determine a fair wage in those regions.