Employees in Morocco

Overview by Globlatrade.net:

Working Conditions

Opening Hours
  • Legal Weekly Duration
44 hours per week for non-agricultural sector.
48 hours per week for agricultural sector.
  • Maximum Duration
Not more than 10h per day exept for waiver
  • Night Hours
From 21h to 6h
Working Rest Day
Sundays generally
Paid Annual Vacation
One and a half day per month of effective work, increased with seniority
Retirement Age
60 years generally and 55 years for miners.
Child Labor and Minimum Age For Employment
Forbidden for less than 15 years
Informal Labor Market
The informal sector is important in Morocco. According to the last survey in 2004, it represents 39% of the non-agricultural employment.

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The Cost of Labor


Minimum Wage
1,841.84 dirhams per month
Average Wage
Average monthly gross earnings in Marocoo is MAD 3,780 (USD 474).
Other Forms of Pay
  • Pay For Overtime
Increase by 25%
  • Pay For Rest Days Worked
+25% during the day and 50% during the night
  • Pay For Night Hours
No increase
  • Pay For Overtime at Night
Increase by 50%

Social Security Costs

The Areas Covered
Sickness-Maternity, Death, Handicap, Old age
Contributions Paid By the Employer: 18.10 %
Contributions Paid By the Employee: 6.29%
Competent Organization
National Social Security Fund

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