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Brazil Wages: Minimum and Average

Brazil Wages Data

Indicator Data Period
Minimum Wages 1100 BRL/Month | 196.715 USD/Month Apr/21
Wages 2521 BRL/Month | 450.835 USD/Month Jan/21
Wages High Skilled 4730 BRL/Month | 873.269 USD/Month 2018
Wages in Manufacturing 2444 BRL/Month | 437.065 USD/Month Jan/21
Wages Low Skilled  1440 BRL/Month | 265.858 USD/Month 2018


Latest data on Minimum Wages (BRL/Month)

Minimum Wages
                     Brazil - Historical Data (BRL/Month)

What is minimum wage in Brazil?

  • Minimum Wages in Brazil remained unchanged at 1100 BRL/Month (196.715 USD/Month) in April 2021. The maximum rate of minimum wage for employees was 1100 BRL/Month and minimum was 64.79 BRL/Month.
  • Data published Monthly by The Institute for Applied Economic Research.

Historical Data (BRL/Month) by years

Data
Period
Date
1100 Apr/21 03.04.2021
1100 Mar/21 06.03.2021
1100 Feb/21 13.02.2021
1100 Jan/21 09.02.2021
1045 Dec/20 05.12.2020
1045 Nov/20 07.11.2020
1045 Oct/20 03.10.2020
1045 Sep/20 05.09.2020


Historical Chart by presidents (BRL/Month)

Minimum Wages in Brazil by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Michel Temer 31.08.2016 - 01.01.2019 937.0000 954.0000 954.0000 937.0000 1.81%


Latest data on Wages (BRL/Month)

Wages
                     Brazil - Historical Data (BRL/Month)

What is average wage in Brazil?

  • Average Wages in Brazil increased to 2521 BRL/Month (450.835 USD/Month) in January 2021. The maximum rate of average wage for employees was 2589 BRL/Month and minimum was 2265 BRL/Month.
  • Data published Monthly by Institute of Geography and Statistics.

Historical Data (BRL/Month) by years

Data
Period
Date
2521 Jan/21 03.04.2021
2507 Dec/20 27.02.2021
2517 Nov/20 10.02.2021
2535 Jul/20 06.10.2020
2500 Jun/20 08.08.2020
2460 May/20 04.07.2020
2425 Apr/20 30.05.2020
2398 Mar/20 02.05.2020


Historical Chart by presidents (BRL/Month)

Wages in Brazil by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Michel Temer 31.08.2016 - 01.01.2019 2104.0000 2182.0000 2186.0000 2104.0000 3.71%


Latest data on Wages High Skilled (BRL/Month)

Wages High Skilled
                     Brazil - Historical Data (BRL/Month)

How much is average wage for high skilled employees in Brazil?

  • Average wages for high skilled employees in Brazil increased to 4730 BRL/Month (873.269 USD/Month). The maximum level was 4730 BRL/Month and minimum was 3650 BRL/Month.
  • Data published Yearly by Wageindicator Foundation.

Historical Data (BRL/Month) by years

Data
Period
Date
4730 2018 04.07.2019


Historical Chart by presidents (BRL/Month)

Wages High Skilled in Brazil by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Wages in Manufacturing (BRL/Month)

Wages in Manufacturing
                     Brazil - Historical Data (BRL/Month)

How much is average wage in manufacturing in Brazil?

  • Average wages in manufacturing sector in Brazil decreased to 2444 BRL/Month (437.065 USD/Month). The maximum level was 2561 BRL/Month and minimum was 2236 BRL/Month.
  • Data published Monthly by Institute of Geography and Statistics.

Historical Data (BRL/Month) by years

Data
Period
Date
2444 Jan/21 12.04.2021
2551 Nov/20 10.02.2021
2599 Jul/20 06.10.2020
2568 Jun/20 21.09.2020
2455 Apr/20 01.06.2020
2407 Feb/20 31.03.2020
2392 Jan/20 28.02.2020
2341 Dec/19 31.01.2020


Historical Chart by presidents (BRL/Month)

Wages in Manufacturing in Brazil by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Wages Low Skilled  (BRL/Month)

Wages Low Skilled 
                     Brazil - Historical Data (BRL/Month)

How much is average wage for low skilled employees in Brazil?

  • Average wages for low skilled employees in Brazil increased to 1440 BRL/Month (265.858 USD/Month). The maximum level was 1440 BRL/Month and minimum was 1140 BRL/Month.
  • Data published Yearly by Wageindicator Foundation.

Historical Data (BRL/Month) by years

Data
Period
Date
1440 2018 04.07.2019


Historical Chart by presidents (BRL/Month)

Wages Low Skilled  in Brazil by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End

Other labor indicators in Brazil

Index Updated Actual Previous
Retirement Age Men 2020 65 65
Unemployment Rate Jan/21 14.2 % 13.9
Labor Force Participation Rate Dec/20 56.8 % 56.6
Living Wage Individual 2018 256.627 USD/Month 258.473
Non Farm Payrolls  Feb/21 402 K 260

Wages in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Panama 2019 1205.144 USD/Month 1417.464
Brazil Jan/21 450.835 USD/Month 448.331
Chile Jan/21 1201.154 USD/Month 1184.307
Argentina Dec/20 1108.192 USD/Month 750.431
Canada Jan/21 3546.441 USD/Month 3516.962
Ecuador 2020 467 USD/Month 460
Mexico Mar/21 451.756 USD/Month 454.93
Peru Feb/21 422.748 USD/Month 433.193
United States Mar/21 4033.6 USD/Month 4030.4
Uruguay 2019 787.677 USD/Month 724.842
Cuba 2019 34.136 USD/Month 30.175
Nicaragua Dec/20 314.165 USD/Month 314.165