Republic of the Philippines

Minimum Daily Wage + Cost of Living Allowance (COLA)

Sector / Industry under W.O. No. RB XI-15

Basic Wage / Minimum Wage Rate COLA New
Non-Agriculture Php 286.00 Php 20.00 Php 317.00
Agriculture Php 302.00 Php 5.00 Php 307.00

Retail / Service:

Employing more than 10 workers

Php 312.00

Php 5.00

Php 317.00

Employing less than 10 workers

Php 281.00

Php 5.00

Php 286.00

*Effective December 1, 2014
Source: DOLE Nat'l Wages & Productivity Commission Regional Tripartite Wages & Productivity Board Region XI, Davao City, Wage Order No. RTWPB XI-14 


Accomodation (In Philippine Peso)

Five Star (Pearl Farm Beach Resort)

High Range   Php 42,500.00/night (good for 6 pax)

Mid Range     Php 11,700.00/night (good for 2 pax)

Low Range    Php 8,700.00/night (good for 2 pax)

Two Star (Camp Holiday Resort and Recreation Area)

High Range   Php 3,500.00 - Php 4,000.00/night (good for 2 pax)

Low Range    Php 1,800.00 - Php 3,000.00/night (good for 2 pax)

Special Interest Resort

High Range   Php 1,500.00 - Php 2,500.00/night (good for 2 pax)

Low Range    Php 350.00 - Php 600.00/night (dormitory)

Note: Complete list of accomodation facilities with their respective rates can be accessed thru google


Power Rates

Customer Type

Residential Php 10.4677
Commercial Php 9.6255
Industrial Php 9.6255


Water Rates

Customer Type

Residential -
Commercial Php 48.30
Industrial (bulk sales) Php 72.45
Source: IGaCoS Water District


Mobile Call Rates (Thru GLOBE, PLDT, SMART and SUN CELLULAR)

Local Php 8.00/minute
International Php 15.00/minute


Real Estate Rental Rates

Square Meter Per Month Php 348.50 - Php 1,197.50


Land Rates Per Sqm. (Central Business District)

Cost of Land Php 2,250.00/sq.m
Cost of Rent Php 550.00/sq.m
Source: CMCI 2016


Transportation Cost

Car Rental (10 Hours)

High Low
Van Php 4,000.00 Php 3,500.00
Jeepney Php 3,000.00 Php 2,000.00


 Ferry Boat Rates


Vehicle Type Rate (Php)
Motorcycle & Bicycle Php 60.00
Tricycle Php 125.00
Light Passenger Vehicles (4-Wheels-carrying passengers only) Php 200.00

Light Cargo Vehicles (4-Wheels & 6-Wheels - ELF, Canter, Kia Bonggo, Hyundai H100, Isuzu NHR/NKR shorted, Toyota Lite Ace Flatbed, Mini Dumptrucks (empty/loaded) & Jeep loaded with cargo

Php 600.00
6-Wheeler Dump Truck (empty/loaded) Php 750.00
6-Wheeler Cargo Truck (empty/loaded) Php 1,100.00
6-Wheeler Transit Mixer Php 1,100.00
10-Wheeler Transit Mixer Php 1,500.00
10-Wheeler Dump Truck (empty/loaded) Php 900.00
10-Wheeler Cargo Truck (empty/loaded) Php 1,500.00
Heavy Equipment Type Rate (Php)
Trailer (loaded) Php 5,040.00
Trailer (empty) Php 3,040.00
Crane Php 5,040.00
Bulldozer Php 5,040.00
Backhoe Php 3,040.00
Payloader Php 3,040.00
Grader Php 3,040.00
Road Roller PHp 2,540.00
Compactor Php 2,540.00
Tractor-Big Php 1,220.00
Tractor-Small Php 1,020.00
Forklift Php 650.00
Rate/Person Php 10.00


Vehicle Type Rate (Php)
Motorcycle Php 50.00
Bicycle Php 25.00
Car/SUV/AUV Php 200.00
Elf, Canter, Bonggo Php 250.00
10-Wheeler Dump Truck (empty/loaded) Php 750.00
10-Wheeler Cargo Truck (empty/loaded) Php 1,000.00
Heavy Equipment Type Rate (Php)
Backhoe Php 3,040.00
Payloader Php 3,040.00
Tanker Php 1,000.00
Per Person Rate (Php)
Regular Php 10.00
Above 8 Php 10.00
Senior Citizen Php 8.00
PWD Php 8.00


Motor Banca Rates

From Km. 11 Sasa Wharf, Davao City to Villarica Wharf, Samal Island and Vice Versa

Rate per Person Php 13.00 + Tax Php 2.00
Bicylce Php Php 26.00 + Tax Php 2.00

From Sta. Ana Wharf, Davao City to Kaputian Wharf, Samal Island and Vice Versa

Rate per Peson Php 80.00




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