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Engineering Average Salaries in Argentina 2019

How much money does a person working in Engineering make in Argentina?

15,012 ARS per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Engineering in Argentina typically earns around 15,012 ARS per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits.
Salaries differ drasticly between different Engineering jobs. If you are interested in the salary of a particular job, see below for salaries for specific job titles.

Salaries for specific jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Civil Engineer22,500 ARS
Design Engineer20,982 ARS
Electrical Engineer10,000 ARS
Engineer15,767 ARS
Field Engineer13,750 ARS
HVAC Engineering6,600 ARS
Industrial Engineer18,500 ARS
Maintenance Manager35,000 ARS
Materials Engineer6,000 ARS
Oil and Petrochemical Engineer6,415 ARS
Process Engineer14,750 ARS
Product Development Engineer9,000 ARS
Project Engineer20,000 ARS

Engineering Jobs Salary Distribution in Argentina

25% of people earn
7,300 ARS
or less
50% of people earn
13,500 ARS
or less
75% of people earn
19,400 ARS
or less
4,830 ARS
13,500 ARS
36,064 ARS

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

The Engineering salaries in Argentina range between 4,830 ARS per month (minimum salary) to 36,064 ARS per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 13,500 ARS per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Engineering are earning less than 13,500 ARS while the other half are earning more than 13,500 ARS. The median represents the middle salary value. Generally speaking, you would want to be on the right side of the graph with the group earning more than the median salary.

Closely related to the median are two values: the 25th and the 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of people working in Engineering are earning less than 7,300 ARS while 75% of them are earning more than 7,300 ARS. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Engineering are earning less than 19,400 ARS while 25% are earning more than 19,400 ARS.

What is the difference between the median and the average salary? What should you be looking at?

Both are indicators. If your salary is higher than both of the average and the median then you are doing very well. If your salary is lower than both, then many people are earning more than you and there is plently of room for improvement. If your wage is in between the average and median, then things can be a bit confusing. We have written a guide to explain all the different senarios. How to compare your salary

Engineering Salary Forecast and Trend in Argentina

How do Engineering salaries change over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary in recent years.

Average Salary 2016    =  
13,982 ARS
Average Salary 2017    +3%  
14,373 ARS
Average Salary 2018    +2%  
14,632 ARS
Average Salary 2019    +3%  
15,012 ARS
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Engineering salaries in Argentina are rising in the year 2019 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2019 are 3% higher than those of 2018. The trend suggests a slow yet continous increase in pay in 2020 and future years. These numbers differ slightly from industry to another.

Engineering Hourly Average Wage in Argentina

77 ARS per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Argentina for Engineering is 77 ARS. This means that the average person in Argentina earns approximatly 77 ARS for every worked hour.

Hourly Wage = Annual Salary ÷ ( 52 x 5 x 8 )

The hourly wage is the salary paid in one working hour. Usually jobs are classified into two categories: salaried jobs and hourly jobs. Salaried jobs pay a fix amount regardless of the hours worked. Hourly jobs pay per worked hour. To convert salary into hourly wage the above formula is used (assuming 5 working days in a week and 8 working hours per day which is the standard for most jobs). The hourly wage calculation may differ slightly depending on the worked hours per week and annual vacation allowance. The figures mentioned above are good approximation and they are considered to the be the standard.

Salary Comparison of Engineering Jobs in Argentina

15,012 ARS
14,681 ARS
Average Salary
Average Salary
All Jobs
We compared Argentina salaries for Engineering and All Jobs and we found that Engineering salaries are 2% more than those of All Jobs.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Buenos Aires13,415 ARS
Rosario25,000 ARS
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