Top 10 provincial-level regions with highest minimum wage
Tianjin will have the second-highest minimum wage in China, as the city earlier pledged to raise it from 1,950 yuan ($286.89) each month to 2,050 yuan, starting from July.Shanghai takes the top spot with 2,300 yuan per month.
Over the past several months, seven provincial-level regions have increased their minimum wage.
Qinghai province in May raised it by more than 200 yuan to lift its minimum wage to 1,500 yuan per month, while Shaanxi province decided to increase the bottom level from 1,480 yuan to 1,680 yuan. Shandong and Fujian provinces raised the floor wage to 1,810 yuan and 1,700 yuan respectively. The top 10 seven provincial-level regions with highest minimum wage are as follows.
Female dancers perform Qiuci dance at Aksu in Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, June 10, 2017. [Photo/VCG]
10. Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region
1,670 yuan per month