100,000 rupiah (front & back). As of today’s date, it’s worth: $10.61 US dollars.

Below are listed some of the common jobs in Indonesia. The respective salaries for these jobs are also listed.

The amounts are in US dollars, with the exchange rate of 9,020 rupiah per 1 US dollar. It must be remembered that these salaries are always changing and are dependent on many variables.

General Labor / Skilled Labor:

  • Trash Collector:
    • $1.10—$2.21 per day.
  • Electrician (this salary is for those who work for the government electric company–PLN)
    • $110.00—$166.00 per month.
  • Carpenter
    • $5.55—$8.75 per day.
  • General Construction
    • 5.55— $11.00 per day.

Plantation Farmer—Salary per day.

  • $5.55—$8.25

Driver—Salary per month. Most middle and upper class families have a driver.

  • $110.00—$166.00 per month, not including extra food during the time they are on the job, and bonuses. Bonuses are given for being on time to work, not missing days, driving safely, etc.

House Maid / Nanny—Salary per month. Most middle and upper class family have at least one working for them.

  • $55.50—$83.00 per month, if they live in the home with their employers.
  • $22.00—$44.00 per month, if they live outside the home from where they work and only work ½ day.
    • Not including extra food during the time they are on the job, and bonuses for being on time to work, and not missing days, doing a good job, etc.

Civil Servant—Salary per month, beginning with entry level workers:

  • Classification I      $139.75—$165.25
  • Classification II    $180.00—$213.00
  • Classification III   $228.75—$259.00
  • Classification IV   $270.00—$318.75

Pension for Civil Servant—Salary per month:

  • Classification I      $139.75—$176.50
  • Classification II    $219.50—$248.60
  • Classification III   $274.74—$311.25
  • Classification IV   $324.25—$382.75

Police—Salary per month, beginning with entry level:

  • Classification I      $147.00—$171.25
  • Classification II    $187.75—$219.00
  • Classification III   $243.75—$259.25
  • Classification IV   $267.25—$456.50

Military—Salary per month, beginning with entry level:

  • Classification I      $147.00—$171.25
  • Classification II    $187.75—$219.00
  • Classification III   $243.75—$259.25
  • Classification IV   $267.25—$456.50

Fireman—Salary per month

  • $88.55—$166.25

Pilot—Salary per month, based on pilots that work with Garuda Airlines.

  • Indonesian Pilot    $5,288.00
  • Foreign Pilot           $7,627.50

President of the Republic of Indonesia—Salary per month

  • $6,955.55

Vice President of the Republic of Indonesia—Salary per month

  • $4,674.00
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