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Engineering Average Salaries in Argentina 2019

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

16,918 ARS per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Engineering in Argentina typically earns around 16,918 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
Acoustics Engineer18,495 ARS
Assembly Engineering Technician15,279 ARS
Assistant Chief Engineer18,813 ARS
Associate Engineer16,371 ARS
Autocad Operator13,847 ARS
Automation Engineer18,476 ARS
Avionic System Support Engineer16,733 ARS
Biochemical Engineer18,711 ARS
BMS Engineer19,255 ARS
Bridge and Lock Tender17,564 ARS
Broadcast Engineer19,536 ARS
CAD Design Engineer16,200 ARS
CAD Designer13,564 ARS
CAE Engineer17,053 ARS
Ceramics Engineer17,298 ARS
Civil Engineer17,716 ARS
Commissioning Engineer17,190 ARS
Communications Engineer18,515 ARS
Condition Monitoring Engineer15,435 ARS
Contract Associate Engineer17,774 ARS
Control Systems Engineer17,724 ARS
Controls Engineer18,089 ARS
Controls Software Engineer17,428 ARS
Corrosion Engineer16,474 ARS
Design Engineer19,383 ARS
Drafter12,498 ARS
Drafting Manager18,944 ARS
Drilling Engineer17,564 ARS
Electrical Draughtsman10,645 ARS
Electrical Engineer19,763 ARS
Electrical Engineering Manager21,060 ARS
Electromechanical Engineering Technologist18,516 ARS
Electromechanical Equipment Assembler16,138 ARS
Energy Engineer20,376 ARS
Engine Assembler12,541 ARS
Engineer16,839 ARS
Engineering Account Manager16,541 ARS
Engineering Chief Designer18,089 ARS
Engineering Consultant20,669 ARS
Engineering Key Account Manager20,874 ARS
Engineering Lab Technician15,362 ARS
Engineering Planning Manager22,584 ARS
Engineering Production Manager22,612 ARS
Engineering Project Analyst19,734 ARS
Engineering Project Coordinator 17,990 ARS
Engineering Project Director22,391 ARS
Engineering Project Manager22,584 ARS
Engineering Research and Development Manager21,224 ARS
Engineering Safety Coordinator16,059 ARS
Engineering Sales Manager21,926 ARS
Engineering Technician16,562 ARS
Engineering Technologist15,597 ARS
Environmental Engineer17,959 ARS
Equipment Engineer16,712 ARS
Equipment Engineering Manager20,500 ARS
Estimator16,433 ARS
Fabrication Specialist15,408 ARS
Fabricator13,550 ARS
Facade Engineer18,476 ARS
Fiber Analyst15,202 ARS
Field Engineer17,053 ARS
Field Engineering Manager22,639 ARS
Fire Engineer18,760 ARS
Fitter and Turner9,841 ARS
Forestry Strategic Planner20,020 ARS
Generation Engineer20,914 ARS
Genetic Engineer21,049 ARS
Geological Engineer20,669 ARS
Geotechnical Engineer20,376 ARS
Heavy Equipment Mechanic14,694 ARS
Highway Engineer16,812 ARS
HSE Professional15,520 ARS
HVAC Engineer19,003 ARS
HVAC Supervisor17,190 ARS
Industrial Engineer16,200 ARS
Industrial Engineering Technologist17,053 ARS
Instrument Engineer18,747 ARS
Instrumentation and Control Engineer19,003 ARS
Instrumentation Engineer19,193 ARS
Instrumentation Manager22,365 ARS
Irrigation Engineer16,371 ARS
Licensed Aircraft Engineer17,724 ARS
Locomotive Engineer17,298 ARS
Maintenance Engineer16,306 ARS
Maintenance Fitter11,109 ARS
Maintenance Manager21,162 ARS
Manufacturing Engineer18,861 ARS
Marine Engineer16,159 ARS
Materials Engineer17,053 ARS
Materials Researcher18,668 ARS
Materials Technician17,053 ARS
Mechanical and Electrical Engineer18,711 ARS
Mechanical Design Engineer19,003 ARS
Mechanical Designer16,733 ARS
Mechanical Engineer19,193 ARS
Mechanical Engineering Manager22,612 ARS
Mechanical Inspector17,669 ARS
Mechatronics Engineer16,882 ARS
Mining Engineer16,322 ARS
Oil and Petrochemical Engineer20,775 ARS
Optical Engineer17,065 ARS
Optical Instrument Assembler15,455 ARS
PCB Assembler12,668 ARS
Photonics Engineer19,881 ARS
Photonics Technician16,312 ARS
Pipeline Engineer16,371 ARS
Piping Designer14,653 ARS
Piping Engineer16,712 ARS
Planning Engineer17,564 ARS
Pressure Vessel Inspector11,460 ARS
Principal Cost Engineer19,881 ARS
Principal Engineer18,516 ARS
Principal Support Engineer16,371 ARS
Process Engineer16,433 ARS
Process Operator14,350 ARS
Product Development Engineer18,243 ARS
Product Development Technician15,903 ARS
Product Engineer16,541 ARS
Product Safety Engineer16,606 ARS
Production Engineer19,070 ARS
Project Engineer17,906 ARS
Proposal Manager21,121 ARS
Purchasing Engineer16,664 ARS
Quality Assurance Engineer16,882 ARS
Rail Engineer17,053 ARS
Robotics Engineer21,121 ARS
Robotics Technician17,564 ARS
Safety Engineer16,978 ARS
Safety Inspector15,520 ARS
Safety Manager18,711 ARS
Safety Officer14,350 ARS
Sales Engineer16,712 ARS
Scheduling Engineer15,502 ARS
Service Engineer19,630 ARS
Solar Engineer18,053 ARS
Staff Engineer17,053 ARS
Static Equipment Engineer17,065 ARS
Stationary Engineer15,995 ARS
Stress Engineer16,975 ARS
Structural Analysis Engineer17,128 ARS
Structural Designer15,678 ARS
Structural Engineer17,541 ARS
Structural Technician14,653 ARS
Supply Chain Specialist18,516 ARS
Surveyor13,532 ARS
Technical Affairs Officer13,800 ARS
Technical Assistant14,712 ARS
Technical Engineer15,520 ARS
Technical Support Engineer15,678 ARS
Tender Engineer16,562 ARS
Test Development Engineer17,817 ARS
Transportation Engineer18,390 ARS
Validation Engineer16,882 ARS
Verification Engineer16,733 ARS
Wastewater Engineer16,474 ARS
Wind Energy Engineer17,822 ARS
Wind Energy Operations Manager20,816 ARS
Work Planner13,934 ARS

Engineering Jobs Salary Distribution in Argentina

Median and salary distribution monthly Argentina Engineering

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

The Engineering salaries in Argentina range between 9,354 ARS per month (minimum salary) to 22,452 ARS per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 16,749 ARS per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Engineering are earning less than 16,749 ARS while the other half are earning more than 16,749 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 11,746 ARS while 75% of them are earning more than 11,746 ARS. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Engineering are earning less than 19,209 ARS while 25% are earning more than 19,209 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.

Salary trends and forecast monthly Argentina Engineering
Average Salary 2016    =  
15,439 ARS
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
16,010 ARS
Average Salary 2018    +2%  
16,362 ARS
Average Salary 2019    +3%  
16,918 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

98 ARS per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Argentina for Engineering is 98 ARS. This means that the average person in Argentina earns approximatly 98 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.

Engineering VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Engineering and Engineering monthly ArgentinaWe compared Argentina salaries for Engineering and All Jobs and we found that Engineering salaries are 11% less than those of All Jobs.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Avellaneda17,060 ARS
Bahia Blanca18,156 ARS
Buenos Aires19,483 ARS
Cordoba19,325 ARS
Corrientes18,299 ARS
La Plata19,027 ARS
Lanus17,291 ARS
Mar del Plata18,886 ARS
Mendoza16,698 ARS
Neuquen17,547 ARS
Quilmes17,454 ARS
Resistencia17,888 ARS
Rosario19,166 ARS
Salta18,548 ARS
San Juan16,619 ARS
San Miguel de Tucuman18,690 ARS
Santa Fe18,388 ARS
Santiago del Estero17,744 ARS
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