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Labor Costs

Office Position

Job Position

Experience 0-5 years

Experience 5 years or more

Baht

US$

Baht

US$

Accounting

Costing Executive

16,000 - 30,000

457 - 856

40,000 - 80,000

1,141 - 2,283

Internal Auditor

35,000 - 50,000

999 - 1,427

60,000 - 100,000

1,712 - 2,853

Project Accountant

30,000 - 40,000

856 - 1,141

40,000 - 60,000

1,141 - 1,712

Senior Accountant

25,000 - 40,000

713 - 1,141

40,000 - 80,000

1,141 - 2,283

Tax Consultant

39,000 - 49,000

1,113 - 1,398

50,000 - 100,000

1,427 - 2,853

Administrator and

Secretarial

Interpreter

15,000 - 60,000

428 - 1,712

60,000 - 65,000

1,712 - 1,855

Junior Secretary / Secretary

18,000 - 35,000

514 - 999

45,000 - 55,000

1,284 - 1,569

Report Analyst

15,000 - 20,000

428 - 571

20,000 - 50,000

571 - 1,427

Senior / Department

Secretary

18,000 - 40,000

514 - 1,141

45,000 - 70,000

1,284 - 1,997

Senior Administrator

30,000 - 40,000

856 - 1,141

40,000 - 60,000

1,141 - 1,712

Customer Service

Medical Product Specialist / Expert

15,000 - 35,000

428 - 999

30,000 - 150,000

856 - 4,280

Report Analyst

15,000 - 20,000

428 - 571

20,000 - 50,000

571 - 1,427

Finance

Financial Analyst

20,000 - 40,000

571 - 1,141

50,000 - 200,000

1,427 - 5,706

Risk Management Analyst

30,000 - 50,000

856 - 1,427

50,000 - 70,000

1,427 - 1,997

Human Resource

HR / Administrative Officer

13,000 - 40,000

371 - 1,141

50,000 - 60,000

1,427 - 1,712

Human Resource Executive / Officer / Staff

16,000 - 45,000

457 - 1,284

45,000 - 50,000

1,284 - 1,427

Recruitment Officer

16,000 - 50,000

457 - 1,427

50,000 - 75,000

1,427 - 2,140

Legal / Compliance

Company Secretary

18,000 - 50,000

514 - 1,427

60,000 - 100,000

1,712 - 2,853

Compliance Officer

40,000 - 50,000

1,141 - 1,427

60,000 - 80,000

1,7112 - 2,283

Legal Consultant / Specialist

30,000 - 60,000

856 - 1,712

80,000 - 200,000

2,283 - 5,706

Purchasing / Procurement

/ Expenditure / Buyer / Merchandiser

Merchandiser

25,000 - 40,000

713 - 1,141

45,000 - 80,000

1,284 - 2,283

Planning Executive / Officer

16,000 - 35,000

457 - 999

40,000 - 70,000

1,141 - 1,997

Purchasing / Buyer / Procurement Engineer

22,000 - 55,000

628 - 1,569

55,000 - 80,000

1,569 - 2,283

Purchasing Executive

18,000 - 45,000

514 - 1,284

45,000 - 55,000

1,284 - 1,569

Sale

Assistant Branch Manager

15,000 - 20,000

428 - 571

25,000 - 50,000

713 - 1,427

Assistant Sales Manager

20,000 - 50,000

571 - 1,427

45,000 - 80,000

1,284 - 2,283

Business Development

Executive / Officer

15,000 - 40,000

428 - 1,141

45,000 - 80,000

1,284 - 2,283

Business Development

Manager / Specialist

25,000 - 40,000

713 - 1,141

50,000 - 150,000

1,427 - 4,280

Key Account Executive

18,000 - 25,000

514 - 713

40,000 - 80,000

1,141 - 2,283

Sales Operation Executive

15,000 - 30,000

428 - 856

45,000 - 50,000

1,284 - 1,427

Source: Adecco Consulting Ltd., Thailand salary guide 2015, as of July 2016: www.adecco.co.th


Engineering & Technical Positions

Job Position

Experience 0-5 years

Experience 5 years or more

Baht

US$

Baht

US$

Maintenance Engineer

17,000 - 40,000

485 - 1,141

50,000 - 120,000

1,427 - 3,424

Mechanical Engineer

17,000 - 35,000

485 - 999

45,000 - 85,000

1,284 - 2,425

Project Engineer

19,000 - 25,000

542 - 713

25,000 - 76,000

713 - 2,168

Purchasing / Buyer / Procurement Engineer

25,000 - 45,000

713 - 1,284

50,000 - 120,000

1,427 - 3,424

QA / QC Engineer

20,000 - 60,000

571 - 1,712

60,000 - 80,000

1,712 - 2,283

Quality Manager

20,000 - 50,000

571 - 1,427

55,000 - 70,000

1,569 - 1,997

Service Manager

20,000 - 35,000

571 - 999

45,000 - 120,000

1,284 - 3,424

Supply Chain Engineer

40,000 - 50,000

1,141 - 1,427

50,000 - 80,000

1,427 - 2,283

Technical Consultant

16,000 - 40,000

457 - 1,141

40,000 - 80,000

1,141 - 2,283

Source: Adecco Consulting Ltd., Thailand salary guide 2015, as of July 2016: www.adecco.co.th


IT Position

Job Position

Experience

Salary

Baht

US$

Application Developer / Software Engineer / Programmer / Programmer Analyst (.NET, XML, Java, Java EE, C#, MySQL, PHP, Ruby, Ajax, OOP tools, etc.)

2 - 3 years

3 - 7 years

7 - 10+ years

30,000 - 50,000

50,000 - 70,000

70,000 - 120,000+

856 - 1,427

1,427 - 1,997

1,997 - 3,424+

Programmer / Analyst (RPG/400, COBOL)

5 - 7+ years

55,000 - 75,000+

1,569 - 2,140+

System Analyst (salary varies with technical or application-specific skills

5 - 7 years

55,000 - 75,000+

1,569 - 2,140+

Mobile Developer (iOS SDK, Android

SDK, UI / UX development)

2 - 3 years

3 - 5 years

30,000 - 50,000

50,000 - 70,000+

856 - 1,427

1,427 - 1,997+

Web Designer / Graphic Designer

3 - 5 years

35,000 - 50,000

999 - 1,427

Digital Marketing / Search Specialist

(SEM, SEO, PPC, etc.)

2 - 5 years

35,000 - 50,000

999 - 1,427

Digital Marketing Manager

5 - 10+ years

55,000 - 80,000+

1,569 - 2,282+

Business Analyst (liaise between users and IT; not technology-specific)

5 - 7+ years

8 – 10+ years

60,000 - 80,000+

80,000 – 100,000+

1,712 - 2,283+

2,283+ - 2,853+

Business Intelligence Developer / Data Modeler (Cognos, SAS, Business Objects, Hyperion, QlikView, Crystal Report, ETL, etc.)

5 - 7 years

60,000 – 80,000

1,712 - 2,283

Implementation Consultant ERP / Business Intelligence / Data Warehouse (SAP, Oracle, Dynamics, SharePoint, Cognos, Business Objects, Teradata, etc.)

5 - 7 years

7 - 12 years

55,000 - 70,000

70,000 - 150,000

1,569 - 1,997

1,997 - 4,280

DBA (Oracle, SQL-Server)

5 - 7+ years

55,000 - 80,000

1,569 - 2,283

Data Architect / Data Scientist (higher end of salary range includes “Big Data” experience, e.g. Hadoop, Hive, Netezza, Redshift, Teradata, etc.)

12 - 15 years

140,000 - 250,000+

3,994 - 7,133+

Software Development Manager

10 - 12+ years

90,000 - 140,000+

2,568 – 3,994+

Cloud Technology Architect

10 - 15 years

130,000 - 170,000

3,709 - 4,850

Helpdesk / IT Support

3 - 5 years

30,000 - 45,000

856 - 1,284

IT Auditor, with certifications (CISA, CPA, COBIT, etc.)

10 - 12+ years

100,000 - 150,000

2,853 - 4,280

Presale Technical Consultant (Network

/ System Engineer, Cloud / Virtualization Consultant, for an IT vendor)

7 - 12+ years

70,000 - 100,000+

1,997 - 2,853+

Network Engineer / Network Operations Center, with relevant certifications (CCNA, JNCIA, CompTIA Network+, etc.)

3 - 5 years

35,000 - 50,000+

999 - 1,427+

Network Administrator / Telecom

Engineer, with relevant certifications

5 - 7+ years

50,000 - 70,000

1,427 - 1,997

System Engineer / System

Administrator, with relevant certifications (MCSE, MCSA, SCCM, SCOM, CompTIA Server+, etc.)

3 - 5 years

5 - 7 years

50,000 - 55,000

55,000 - 65,000

50,000 - 55,000

55,000 - 65,000

Network Security Administrator, with vendor or other relevant certifications (Cisco, Checkpoint, CompTIA Security+, etc.)

5 - 7 years

50,000 - 70,000

1,427 - 1,997

Infrastructure Manager, with vendor or other relevant certifications (CCNP, MCSE, CompTIA Network+, etc.)

7 - 10+ years

70,000 - 90,000+

1,997 - 2,568+

Senior Infrastructure Manager / Data

Center Manager

10 - 15 years

120,000 - 150,000

3,424 - 4,280

Project Manager / Service Delivery Manager, with certifications (PMP, ITIL etc.)

10 - 12+ years

110,000 - 160,000+

3,138 - 4,565+

Release Manager / Configuration

Manager

10 - 15 years

120,000 - 170,000

3,424 - 4,850

Project Director / Program Director

15 - 20 years

200,000 - 300,000

5,706 - 8,559

IT Manager (salary varies significantly by industry and by the size of IT department and IT infrastructure)

10 - 12 years

90,000 - 150,000

2,568 - 4,280

IT Director / Digital Technology Director

/ Mobile Technology Director

15+ years

180,000 - 250,000+

5,136 - 7,133+

Chief Information Officer / Chief Technology Officer (often includes some regional responsibility)

15 - 20+ years

250,000 - 400,000+

7,133 - 11,412+

Sources: The Excise Department, as of July 2016: www.excise.go.th,

ISM Technology Recruitment Ltd., Salary review 2016, as of August 2017: www.ismtech.net


Industrial Positions

Job Position

Experience 0-5 years

Experience 5 years or more

Baht

US$

Baht

US$

Engineering

Electrical Engineer

20,000 - 40,000

571 - 1,141

40,000 - 80,000

1,141 - 2,283

Engineer

22,000 - 35,000

628 - 999

35,000 - 45,000

999 - 1,284

Engineer (Mechanical / Chemical /

20,000 - 25,000

571 - 713

25,000 - 80,000

713 - 2,283

QA / AC)

30,000 - 60,000

856 - 1,712

60,000 - 120,000

1,712 - 3,424

Engineering / IE / Process

Improvement Manager

33,000 - 60,000

942 - 1,712

60,000 - 120,000

1,712 - 3,424

Engineering Manager

30,000 - 50,000

856 - 1,427

50,000 - 120,000

1,427 - 3,424

Maintenance Engineer

25,000 - 40,000

713 - 1,141

40,000 - 100,000

1,141 - 2,853

Mechanical Engineer

Sales

20,000 - 25,000

571 - 713

30,000 - 40,000

856 - 1,141

Sales & Marketing Executive

20,000 - 50,000

571 - 1,427

40,000 - 65,000

1,141 - 1,855

Sales Engineer

15,000 - 30,000

428 - 856

35,000 - 50,000

999 - 1,427

Sales Executive / Officer

30,000 - 40,000

856 - 1,141

50,000 - 100,000

1,427 - 2,853

Sales Manager

Technical / Manufacturing

17,000 - 50,000

485 - 1,427

50,000 - 80,000

1,427 - 2,282

QA / QC Engineer

20,000 - 50,000

571 - 1,427

55,000 - 70,000

1,569 - 1,997

Sources: The Excise Department, as of July 2016: www.excise.go.th,

ISM Technology Recruitment Ltd., Salary review 2015 as of July 2016: www.ismtech.net


Overtime Regulations

Overtime pay on working days

Not less than 1.5 times of hourly wage rate

Holiday pay

A. Monthly salaried employees

Not less than 1 time of hourly wage rate

B. Daily salaried employees

Not less than 2 times of hourly wage rate

Holiday overtime pay

Not less than 3 times of hourly wage rate

Source: Department of Labor Protection and Welfare, as of August 2017: www.labour.go.th


Severance Payment Entitlements

Employees have worked for:

An uninterrupted period of 120 days but less than 1 year

30 days

An uninterrupted period of 1 year but less than 3 years

90 days

An uninterrupted period of 3 years but less than 6 years

180 days

An uninterrupted period of 6 years but less than 10 years

240 days

An uninterrupted period of 10 years or more

300 days

Source: Department of Labor Protection and Welfare, as of August 2017: www.labour.go.th


Minimum Wage

It is effective from 1 January 2017 onwards.

Minimum wage

Area

300 baht

Nakhonsrithammarat, Trang, Ranong, Chumphon, Sing Buri, Narathiwat, Pattani and Yala

305 baht

Mae Hong Son, Lampang, Nan, Tak, Kanchanaburi, Ratchaburi, Suphanburi, Petchburi, Satun, Phatthalung, Kamphaeng Phet, Phichit, Phrae, Phetchabun, Uthai Thani, Sakon Nakhon, Kalasin, Maha Sarakham, Surin, Roi Et, Loei, Buriram, Amnat Charoen, Chai Nat, Nakhon Nayok, Prachuap Khiri Khan, Samut Songkhram, Chanthaburi, Lopburi, Sa Kaeo, Trat, Sukhothai, Uttaradit, Lamphun, Phayao, Ubon Ratchathani, Nakhon Phanom, Beung Kan, Nong Bua Lamphu, Mukdahan, Yasothon, Chiang Rai, Phitsanulok, Udon Thani, Nong Khai, Nakhon Sawan, Chaiyaphum, Ang Thong and Si Sa Ket

308 baht

Khon Kaen, Nakhon Ratchasima, Prachin Buri, Chon Buri, Rayong, Sa Kaeo, Saraburi, Chachoengsao, Chiang Mai, Songkhla, Surat Thani and Krabi and, Ayutthaya and Phang Nga

310 baht

Bangkok, Nakhon Pathom, Nonthaburi, Pathum Thani, Samut Prakan, Samut Sakhon and Phuket

Source: Ministry of Labor, as of October 19, 2016: www.mol.go.th


Bank Holidays for 2017

January 2

Substitution for New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day
(Saturday 31st December 2016 and Sunday 1st January 2017)

January 3

Special Holiday

February 13

Monday, Substitution for Makha Bucha Day
(Saturday 11th February 2017)

April 6

Thursday, Chakri Memorial Day

April 13

Thursday, Songkran Festival

April 14

Friday, Songkran Festival

May 1

Monday, National Labor Day

May 5

Friday, Coronation Day

May 10

Wednesday, Wisakha Bucha Day

July 10

Monday, Substitution for Asarnha Bucha Day 1/
(Saturday 8th July 2017)

August 14

Monday, Substitution for H.M. the Queen’s Birthday
(Saturday 12th August 2017)

October 23

Monday, Chulalongkorn Day

December 5

Tuesday, H.M. the King's Birthday

December 11

Monday, Substitution for Constitution Day (Sunday, 10 December)

For financial institutions in Narathiwat, Pattani, Yala, Satun and Songkhla, extra holidays are given for the Chinese New Year Day, Eidal-Fitr Day (Ramadan Day) and Eidal-Adha Day (RayaHajji Day) announced by the Sheikhul Islam Office if the date does not fall on any of holidays listed above or Saturday and Sunday.


Remarks:

/1 Effective from B.E. 2550 onwards, the Asarnha Bucha Day is prescribed as a holiday, in replacement of the Buddhist Lent Day

Source: Bank of Thailand, as of December 2016: www.bot.or.th


Last Updated: August 2017