On November 1, 2017, the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security held a press conference for the third quarter of 2017. Human Resources Department spokesman Lu Aihong stated that at the end of October, a total of 17 regions nationwide had adjusted their minimum salary, with an average increase of 10.4%. The highest monthly minimum salary in the country is RMB 2,300 in Shanghai and the highest hourly minimum salary is RMB 22 in Beijing.

The table of monthly minimum salaries in different regions (as of November 2017) is as follows:

Region

Implementation date

New minimum salary levels in RMB

(monthly)

Level 1

Level 2

Level 3

Level 4

Level 5

Beijing

2017.09.01

2000

Shanghai

2017.04.01

2300

Guangdong

2015.05.01

1895

1510

1350

1210

Shenzhen

2017.06.01

2130

Tianjin

2017.07.01

2050

Hebei

2016.07.01

1650

1590

1480

1380

Shanxi

2017.10.01

1700

1600

1500

1400

Inner Mongolia

2017.08.01

1760

1660

1560

1460

Liaoning

2016.01.01

1530

1320

1200

1020

Jilin

2017.10.01

1780

1680

1580

1480

Heilongjiang

2015.10.01

1480

1450

1270

1120

1030

Jiangsu

2017.07.01

1890

1720

1520

Zhejiang

2015.11.01

1860

1660

1530

1380

Anhui

2015.11.01

1520

1350

1250

1150

Fujian

2017.07.01

1700

1650

1500

1380

1280

Jiangxi

2015.10.01

1530

1430

1340

1180

Shandong

2017.06.01

1810

1640

1470

Henan

2017.10.01

1720

1570

1420

Hubei

2017.11.01

1750

1500

1380

1250

Hunan

2017.07.01

1580

1430

1280

1130

Guangxi

2015.01.01

1400

1210

1085

1000

Hainan

2016.05.01

1430

1330

1280

Chongqing

2016.01.01

1500

1400

Sichuan

2015.07.01

1500

1380

1260

Guizhou

2017.07.01

1680

1570

1470

Yunnan

2015.09.01

1570

1400

1180

Xizang

2015.01.01

1400

Shaanxi

2017.05.01

1680

1580

1480

1380

Gansu

2017.06.01

1620

1570

1520

1470

Qinghai

2017.05.01

1500

Ningxia

2017.10.01

1660

1560

1480

Xinjiang

2015.07.01

1670

1470

1390

1310

Note: The levels of the monthly minimum salary in some regions are determined by the level of local economic development and local living costs.