In Japan, minimum wage refers to the national weighted average amount per hour. There are two kinds of minimum wage: the regional - applied to all employees in a region regardless of difference of industries – and the specific – applied to workers at specific industries. The highest salaries paid are in Tokyo, Kanagawa and Osaka; the lowest are in Okinawa, Nagasaki, Miyazaki, Much, Kumamoto, Kochi and Tottori. This page provides - Japan Minimum Wages- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Japan Minimum Hourly Wages - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on January of 2019.