Employees in Algeria

Overview by Globlatrade.net:

Working Conditions

Opening Hours
  • Legal Weekly Duration
40 hours
  • Maximum Duration
12 hours a day over 5 days minimum
  • Night Hours
Between 9pm and 5am
Working Rest Day
Paid Annual Vacation
2.5 days per month worked, +10 days per year for those who work in the south.
Retirement Age
55 for women and 60 for men.
Child Labor and Minimum Age For Employment
Informal Labor Market
The unofficial economy represents 35% of the PIB. See the OECD report on this issue .

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The Cost of Labor


Minimum Wage
10 000 Dinars (136 USD)
Average Wage
Average monthly gross earnings is 25,000 Dinars (340 USD).
Other Forms of Pay
  • Pay For Overtime
  • Pay For Rest Days Worked
  • Pay For Night Hours
+25% from 6pm to midnight.
+50% between midnight and 8am.
  • Pay For Overtime at Night

Social Security Costs

The Areas Covered
Health insurance (medical care, maternity, disability, death), retirement pensions, family allowances, unemployment benefit.
Contributions Paid By the Employer: 24.5 %
Contributions Paid By the Employee: 7.50%
Competent Organization
National Social Insurance Fund

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