The government issued the decree n°103/2014/ND-CP dated November the 11th 2014 on monthly minimum salary to replace the decree n°182/2013/ND-CP.

Since January the 1st 2015, the monthly minimum wage will increase for employees of enterprises, co-operatives, farms, family households, individuals and other organizations hiring labour.
The decree is also applicable to foreign invested enterprises which do not re-register or transform according to Article 170.3 of Law on enterprise.

The following minimum salaries will apply to entreprises:


Minimum Salary (VND/month)

Decree 182/2013

Decree 103/2014

Area I



Area II 2.400.000 2.750.000
Area III 2.100.000 2.400.000
Area IV 1.900.000 2.150.000


If the enterprise operates in adjacent localities in which different minimum salary level is applied will be applied the higher region-based minimum salary level.

Note: Localities in which region-based minimum salary levels will be applied are specified in the Appendix and they are quite different in two legal documents.