From 01st July, 2018: the common minimum wage increase from 1.300.000 to 1.390.000 per month


The current common minimum wage is 1,300,000 applied from 01st July, 2017 according to Decree No.47/2017/NĐ-CP providing for the basic wage level for cadres, civil servants, public employees and armed forces. Recently, based on the Resolution on state budget estimate in 2018 of National Assembly, the Government issued the Decree No. 72/2018/NĐ-CP specifying increase the common minimum wage from 1,300,000 VND/month to 1,390,000VND/month from 01st July, 2018 (increasing 90,000 VND/month from the current common minimum wage).

At the same time with adjustment of the common minimum wage, the cap salary for Social Insurance and Health Insurance contribution will be risen as follows:

Unit: VND/month

Maximum salary Social Insurance Health Insurance








26,000,000 (until 30th June 2017) 1,936,000 4,356,000 363,000 726,000
27,800,000 (from 01st July 2018) 2,080,000 4,680,000 390,000 780,000
Different amount     144,000    315,000   27,000   54,000
Total of different amount 450,000 81,000

The new common minimum wage will be applicable from 1st July, 2018.

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