Minimum Wages in Karnataka

The new Minimum Wage Rates of Karnataka are effective from 1st April 2023 to 31st March 2024. The state defines its minimum wages in zone-wise breakdown, as follows:

  1. Zone 1- Notified areas under Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike.
  2. Zone 2- All notified areas under Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike other than the areas mentioned under Zone 1.
  3. Zone 3- All districts other than areas notified under Zone 1 and Zone 2.
  4. Zone 4- All other parts of the State other than notified in Zone 1, Zone 2, and Zone 3.
Minimum Wages in Karnataka:
CLASS OF EMPLOYMENTZONESBASICVDATOTAL
(PER DAY)
TOTAL
(PER MONTH)
High Skilled Workers
(Pharmacist Chemist Technical supervisor other high skilled)
Zone 1Rs. 15,423.40Rs. 2,836.80Rs. 702.32Rs. 18,260.20
Zone 2Rs. 14,688.95Rs. 2,836.80Rs. 674.07Rs. 17,525.75
Zone 3Rs. 13,989.48Rs. 2,836.80Rs. 647.17Rs. 16,826.28
Zone 4Rs. 13,323.31Rs. 2,836.80Rs. 621.55Rs. 16,160.11
Skilled Workers
(Salesperson, Compounder, photo-artist, photographer, mechanic, carpenter, polisher, hairdresser, air condition plant operator, umbrella maker, other skilled laborer)
Zone 1Rs. 14,021.27Rs. 2,836.80Rs. 648.39Rs. 16,858.07
Zone 2Rs. 13,353.59Rs. 2836.80Rs. 622.71Rs. 16,190.39
Zone 3Rs. 12,717.71Rs. 2,836.80Rs. 598.25Rs. 15,554.51
Zone 4Rs. 12,112.10Rs. 2,836.80Rs. 574.96Rs. 14,948.90
Semi-skilled Workers
(Bill collector, bill clerk, Godown keeper, assistant salespeople, shop assistant, packer, gas supplier, juice shops, other unskilled laborer)
Zone 1Rs. 12,746.61Rs. 2,836.80Rs. 599.36Rs. 15,583.41
Zone 2Rs. 12,139.63Rs. 2,836.80Rs. 576.02Rs. 14,976.43
Zone 3Rs. 11,561.55Rs. 2,836.80Rs. 553.79Rs. 14,398.35
Zone 4Rs. 11,011.00Rs. 2,836.80Rs. 532.61Rs. 13,847.80
Unskilled Workers
(Messenger, weighing man, workers engaged in laundry, griding stores, gunny bag stitcher, general workers in shop establishments )
Zone 1Rs. 11,587.83Rs. 2,836.80Rs. 554.80Rs. 14,424.63
Zone 2Rs. 11,036.03Rs. 2,836.80Rs. 533.57Rs. 13,872.83
Zone 3Rs. 10,510.50Rs. 2,836.80Rs. 513.36Rs. 13,347.30
Zone 4Rs. 10,010.00Rs. 2,836.80Rs. 494.11Rs. 12,846.80
Office Staff Drivers
(Manager, personal officer, marketing manager, office in charge and equivalent job)
Zone 1Rs. 16,423.00Rs. 2,836.80Rs. 740.11Rs. 19,259.80
Zone 2Rs. 15,688.00Rs. 2,836.80Rs. 712.49Rs. 18,524.80
Zone 3Rs. 14,989.00Rs. 2,836.80Rs. 685.61Rs. 17,825.80
Zone 4Rs. 14,323.00Rs. 2,836.80Rs. 659.99Rs. 17,159.80
Office Staff Drivers
(Assistant manager, assistant personal manager, senior accountant, and equivalent job)
Zone 1Rs. 15,423.40Rs. 2,836.80Rs. 702.32Rs. 18,260.20
Zone 2Rs. 14,688.95Rs. 2,836.80Rs. 674.07Rs. 17,525.75
Zone 3Rs. 13,989.48Rs. 2,836.80Rs. 647.17Rs. 16,826.28
Zone 4Rs. 13,323.31Rs. 2,836.80Rs. 621.55Rs. 16,160.11
Office Staff Drivers
(Senior clerk, cashier, judgement writer, stenographer, storekeeper, receptionist, and equivalent job)
Zone 1Rs. 14,021.27Rs. 2,836.80Rs. 648.39Rs. 16.858.07
Zone 2Rs. 13,353.59Rs. 2,836.80Rs. 622.71Rs. 16,190.39
Zone 3Rs. 12,717.71Rs. 2,836.80Rs. 598.25Rs. 15,554.51
Zone 4Rs. 12,112.10Rs. 2,836.80Rs. 574.96Rs. 14,948.90
Office Staff Drivers
(Junior clerk, booking clerk, computer operator, typist, telephone operator, data entry operator, and equivalent job)
Zone 1Rs. 12,746.61Rs. 2,836.80Rs. 599.36Rs. 15,583.41
Zone 2Rs. 12,139.63Rs. 2,836.80Rs. 576.02Rs. 14,976.43
Zone 3Rs. 11,561.55Rs. 2,836.80Rs. 553.79Rs. 14,398.35
Zone 4Rs. 11,011.00Rs. 2,836.80Rs. 532.61Rs. 13,847.80
Office Staff Drivers
(Servant, watchman, lift operator, office boy, attender, helper, dalayat, mazdoor, sweeper, and equivalent job)
Zone 1Rs. 11,587.83Rs. 2,836.80Rs. 554.80Rs. 14,424.63
Zone 2Rs. 11,036.03Rs. 2,836.80Rs. 533.57Rs. 13,872.83
Zone 3Rs. 10,510.50Rs. 2,836.80Rs. 513.36Rs. 13,347.30
Zone 4Rs. 10,010.00Rs. 2,836.80Rs. 494.11Rs. 12,846.80
Office Staff Drivers
(Heavy vehicle drivers, tractor drivers, multi axel, earth movers' drivers, assembled crane drivers, tractor drivers, road roller road construction vehicle drivers)
Zone 1Rs. 14,021.27Rs. 2,836.80Rs. 648.39Rs. 16,858.07
Zone 2Rs. 13,353.59Rs. 2,836.80Rs. 622.71Rs. 16,190.39
Zone 3Rs. 12,717.71Rs. 2,836.80Rs. 598.25Rs. 15,554.51
Zone 4Rs. 12,112.10Rs. 2,836.80Rs. 574.96Rs. 14,948.90
Office Staff Drivers
(Car driver, jeep driver, light vehicle driver)
Zone 1Rs. 12,746.61Rs. 2,836.80Rs. 599.36Rs. 15,583.41
Zone 2Rs. 12,139.63Rs. 2,836.80Rs. 576.02Rs. 14,976.43
Zone 3Rs. 11,561.55Rs. 2,836.80Rs. 553.79Rs. 14,398.35
Zone 4Rs. 11,011.00Rs. 2,836.80Rs. 532.61Rs. 13,847.80
Office Staff Drivers
(Tum tum three-wheel vehicle drivers)
Zone 1Rs. 11,587.83Rs. 2,836.80Rs. 554.80Rs. 14,424.63
Zone 2Rs. 12,139.63Rs. 2,836.80Rs. 576.02Rs. 14,976.43
Zone 3Rs. 11,561.55Rs. 2,836.80Rs. 553.79Rs. 14,398.35
Zone 4Rs. 11,011.00Rs. 2,836.80Rs. 532.61Rs. 13,847.80
High Skilled Workers
(Security officer, field officer, and other skilled workers)
Zone 1Rs. 17,385.63Rs. 1,542.00Rs. 727.99Rs. 18,927.63
Zone 2Rs. 16,557.74Rs. 1,542.00Rs. 696.15Rs. 18,099.74
Zone 3Rs. 15,769.28Rs. 1,542.00Rs. 665.82Rs. 17,311.28
Zone 4Rs. 15,018.36Rs. 1,542.00Rs. 636.94Rs. 16,560.36
Skilled Workers
(Security inspector, security supervisor, assistant security officer, intelligence firefighting officer and other skilled officers)
Zone 1Rs. 16,058.30Rs. 1,542.00Rs. 647.53Rs. 16,835.62
Zone 2Rs. 15,293.62Rs. 1,542.00Rs. 647.53Rs. 16,835.62
Zone 3Rs. 14,565.35Rs. 1,542.00Rs. 619.52Rs. 16,107.35
Zone 4Rs. 13,871.76Rs. 1,542.00Rs. 592.84Rs. 15,413.76
Semi-skilled Workers
(Security guard without arms, head guard, security searcher, lift operator, and other semi-skilled workers)
Zone 1Rs. 15,742.26Rs. 1,542.00Rs. 664.78Rs. 17,284.26
Zone 2Rs. 14,992.63Rs. 1,542.00Rs. 635.95Rs. 16,534.63
Zone 3Rs. 14,278.70Rs. 1,542.00Rs. 658.49Rs. 15,820.70
Zone 4Rs. 13,598.76Rs. 1,542.00Rs. 582.34Rs. 15,140.76
Unskilled Workers
(Peon, office boy, attender, helper/assistant, dalayat, mazdoor, sweeper, cleaner, and other unskilled workers)
Zone 1Rs. 14,847.65Rs. 1,542.00Rs. 630.37Rs. 16,389.65
Zone 2Rs. 14,140.62Rs. 1,542.00Rs. 603.18Rs. 15,682.62
Zone 3Rs. 13,467.26Rs. 1,542.00Rs. 577.28Rs. 15,009.26
Zone 4Rs. 12,825.96Rs. 1,542.00Rs. 552.62Rs. 14,367.96
Office Staff Drivers
(Manager/Personal officer, marketing manager, office in charge, and equivalent post)
Zone 1Rs. 18,254.90Rs. 1,542.00Rs. 761.41Rs. 19,796.90
Zone 2Rs. 17,385.60Rs. 1,542.00Rs. 728.01Rs. 18,927.60
Zone 3Rs. 16,557.70Rs. 1,542.00Rs. 696.15Rs. 18,099.70
Zone 4Rs. 15,769.30Rs. 1,542.00Rs. 665.82Rs. 17,311.30
Office Staff Drivers
(Assistant manager, assistant personal manager, senior accountant, and equivalent post)
Zone 1Rs. 17,385.63Rs. 1,542.00Rs. 727.99Rs. 18,927.63
Zone 2Rs. 16,557.74Rs. 1,542.00Rs. 696.15Rs. 18,099.74
Zone 3Rs. 15,769.28Rs. 1,542.00Rs. 665.82Rs. 17,311. 28
Zone 4Rs. 15,018.36Rs. 1,542.00Rs. 636.94Rs. 16,560.36
Office Staff Drivers
(Senior attendant, cashier, judgement writer, stenographer, storekeeper, receptionist, and equivalent post)
Zone 1Rs. 16,058.30Rs. 1,542.00Rs. 676.94Rs. 17,600.30
Zone 2Rs. 15,293.62Rs. 1,542.00Rs. 647.53Rs. 16,835.62
Zone 3Rs. 14,565.35Rs. 1,542.00Rs. 619.52Rs. 16,107.35
Zone 4Rs. 13,871.76Rs. 1,542.00Rs. 592.84Rs. 15,413.76
Office Staff Drivers
(Junior attendant, booking attender, computer operator, typist, telephone operator, data entry operator and equivalent post)
Zone 1Rs. 15,742.26Rs. 1,542.00Rs. 664.78Rs. 17,824.26
Zone 2Rs. 14,992.63Rs. 1,542.00Rs. 635.95Rs. 16,534.63
Zone 3Rs. 14,278.70Rs. 1,542.00Rs. 658.49Rs. 15,820.70
Zone 4Rs. 13,598.76Rs. 1,542.00Rs. 582.34Rs. 15,140.76
Office Staff Drivers
(Heavy vehicle driver, tractor driver, multi axel and earth movers' drivers, crane drivers, road roller and vehicle used for road repair and construction)
Zone 1Rs. 16,058.30Rs. 1,542.00Rs. 676.94Rs. 17,600.30
Zone 2Rs. 15,293.62Rs. 1,542.00Rs. 647.53Rs. 16,835.62
Zone 3Rs. 14,565.35Rs. 1,542.00Rs. 619.52Rs. 16,107.35
Zone 4Rs. 13,871.76Rs. 1,542.00Rs. 592.84Rs. 15,413.76
Office Staff Drivers
(Car driver, jeep driver, light vehicle driver, tum tum, three-wheel vehicle drivers)
Zone 1Rs. 15,742.26Rs. 1,542.00Rs. 664.78Rs. 17,284.26
Zone 2Rs. 14,992.63Rs. 1,542.00Rs. 635.95Rs. 16,534.63
Zone 3Rs. 14,278.70Rs. 1,542.00Rs. 658.49Rs. 15,820.70
Zone 4Rs. 13,598.76Rs. 1,542.00Rs. 582.34Rs. 15,140.76

Salary Structure for Minimum Wage Workers in Karnataka

If you are an HR professional looking to create a comprehensive wage structure for your minimum wage workers, you are at the right place!

Our customized templates will assist you in creating compensation plans, catering to the needs of various classes of workers, i.e., Unskilled, Semi-skilled, and Skilled.

Salary Structure for Unskilled Labour: Under Minimum Wages in Karnataka
CTC600000
Minimum Wages14424
Basic Salary Structure
ComponentsFormula
AllowanceBASIC + DA25000
HRA12500.00
LTA1250.00
SP11250.00
Gross Salary50000.00
Ad-hoc AllowanceMonthly Bonus4150.00
ContributionEmployee PF1800
Employee ESI0
LWF Employee3
DeductionEmployee PF1800
Employee ESI0
LWF Employee15
PF Admin Charge150
PT150
Salary on Hand46082
Note: Copy this BASIC + DA value to perform the Salary Structure Calculation
Calculated Basic + DA25000
Salary Structure for Semi-skilled Labour: Under Minimum Wage in Karnataka
CTC600000
Minimum Wages15583
Basic Salary Structure
ComponentsFormula
AllowanceBASIC + DA25000
HRA12500.00
LTA1250.00
SP11250.00
Gross Salary50000.00
Ad-hoc AllowanceMonthly Bonus4150.00
ContributionEmployee PF1800
Employee ESI0
LWF Employee3
DeductionEmployee PF1800
Employee ESI0
LWF Employee15
PF Admin Charge150
PT150
Salary on Hand46082
Note: Copy this BASIC + DA value to perform the Salary Structure Calculation
Calculated Basic + DA25000
Salary Structure for Skilled Labour: Under Minimum Wage in Karnataka
CTC600000
Minimum Wages16858
Basic Salary Structure
ComponentsFormula
AllowanceBASIC + DA25000
HRA12500.00
LTA1250.00
SP11250.00
Gross Salary50000.00
Ad-hoc AllowanceMonthly Bonus4150.00
ContributionEmployee PF1800
Employee ESI0
LWF Employee3
DeductionEmployee PF1800
Employee ESI0
LWF Employee15
PF Admin Charge150
PT150
Salary on Hand46082
Note: Copy this BASIC + DA value to perform the Salary Structure Calculation
Calculated Basic + DA25000
Salary Structure for Highly Skilled Labour: Under Minimum Wage in Karnataka
CTC600000
Minimum Wages18260
Basic Salary Structure
ComponentsFormula
AllowanceBASIC + DA25000
HRA12500.00
LTA1250.00
SP11250.00
Gross Salary50000.00
Ad-hoc AllowanceMonthly Bonus4150.00
ContributionEmployee PF1800
Employee ESI0
LWF Employee3
DeductionEmployee PF1800
Employee ESI0
LWF Employee15
PF Admin Charge150
PT150
Salary on Hand46082
Note: Copy this BASIC + DA value to perform the Salary Structure Calculation
Calculated Basic + DA25000

Source: https://www.comply4hr.com/mw/KAR2023KAR2023APR.pdf

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