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Engineering Average Salaries in Peru 2019

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

4,494 PEN per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Engineering in Peru typically earns around 4,494 PEN 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 Engineer4,357 PEN
Assembly Engineering Technician3,742 PEN
Assistant Chief Engineer4,893 PEN
Associate Engineer4,348 PEN
Autocad Operator3,391 PEN
Automation Engineer4,860 PEN
Avionic System Support Engineer4,018 PEN
Biochemical Engineer4,970 PEN
BMS Engineer4,536 PEN
Bridge and Lock Tender4,306 PEN
Broadcast Engineer5,081 PEN
CAD Design Engineer4,050 PEN
CAD Designer3,603 PEN
CAE Engineer4,263 PEN
Ceramics Engineer4,325 PEN
Civil Engineer4,254 PEN
Commissioning Engineer4,210 PEN
Communications Engineer4,629 PEN
Condition Monitoring Engineer4,015 PEN
Contract Associate Engineer4,721 PEN
Control Systems Engineer4,522 PEN
Controls Engineer4,705 PEN
Controls Software Engineer4,268 PEN
Corrosion Engineer4,034 PEN
Design Engineer4,941 PEN
Drafter3,124 PEN
Drafting Manager5,032 PEN
Drilling Engineer4,306 PEN
Electrical Draughtsman2,661 PEN
Electrical Engineer4,656 PEN
Electrical Engineering Manager5,265 PEN
Electromechanical Engineering Technologist4,629 PEN
Electromechanical Equipment Assembler4,287 PEN
Energy Engineer5,194 PEN
Engine Assembler3,262 PEN
Engineer4,473 PEN
Engineering Account Manager4,221 PEN
Engineering Chief Designer4,705 PEN
Engineering Consultant4,963 PEN
Engineering Key Account Manager5,321 PEN
Engineering Lab Technician3,920 PEN
Engineering Planning Manager5,536 PEN
Engineering Production Manager5,764 PEN
Engineering Project Analyst4,933 PEN
Engineering Project Coordinator 4,238 PEN
Engineering Project Director5,376 PEN
Engineering Project Manager5,536 PEN
Engineering Research and Development Manager5,520 PEN
Engineering Safety Coordinator3,937 PEN
Engineering Sales Manager5,482 PEN
Engineering Technician4,060 PEN
Engineering Technologist3,980 PEN
Environmental Engineer4,582 PEN
Equipment Engineer4,093 PEN
Equipment Engineering Manager5,332 PEN
Estimator4,108 PEN
Fabrication Specialist3,927 PEN
Fabricator3,322 PEN
Facade Engineer4,908 PEN
Fiber Analyst3,581 PEN
Field Engineer4,263 PEN
Field Engineering Manager5,436 PEN
Fire Engineer4,690 PEN
Fitter and Turner2,363 PEN
Forestry Strategic Planner5,207 PEN
Generation Engineer5,021 PEN
Genetic Engineer5,591 PEN
Geological Engineer4,963 PEN
Geotechnical Engineer5,194 PEN
Heavy Equipment Mechanic3,462 PEN
Highway Engineer4,121 PEN
HSE Professional3,801 PEN
HVAC Engineer4,477 PEN
HVAC Supervisor4,210 PEN
Industrial Engineer4,050 PEN
Industrial Engineering Technologist4,263 PEN
Instrument Engineer4,687 PEN
Instrumentation and Control Engineer4,751 PEN
Instrumentation Engineer4,608 PEN
Instrumentation Manager5,701 PEN
Irrigation Engineer4,348 PEN
Licensed Aircraft Engineer4,522 PEN
Locomotive Engineer4,325 PEN
Maintenance Engineer4,161 PEN
Maintenance Fitter2,777 PEN
Maintenance Manager5,081 PEN
Manufacturing Engineer4,619 PEN
Marine Engineer4,203 PEN
Materials Engineer4,263 PEN
Materials Researcher4,763 PEN
Materials Technician4,263 PEN
Mechanical and Electrical Engineer4,970 PEN
Mechanical Design Engineer4,751 PEN
Mechanical Designer4,018 PEN
Mechanical Engineer4,608 PEN
Mechanical Engineering Manager5,764 PEN
Mechanical Inspector4,327 PEN
Mechatronics Engineer4,391 PEN
Mining Engineer4,080 PEN
Oil and Petrochemical Engineer4,894 PEN
Optical Engineer4,183 PEN
Optical Instrument Assembler3,641 PEN
PCB Assembler3,167 PEN
Photonics Engineer5,068 PEN
Photonics Technician3,999 PEN
Pipeline Engineer4,348 PEN
Piping Designer3,739 PEN
Piping Engineer4,093 PEN
Planning Engineer4,306 PEN
Pressure Vessel Inspector2,807 PEN
Principal Cost Engineer5,068 PEN
Principal Engineer4,629 PEN
Principal Support Engineer4,348 PEN
Process Engineer4,108 PEN
Process Operator3,588 PEN
Product Development Engineer4,846 PEN
Product Development Technician4,054 PEN
Product Engineer4,221 PEN
Product Safety Engineer4,411 PEN
Production Engineer4,675 PEN
Project Engineer4,385 PEN
Proposal Manager5,384 PEN
Purchasing Engineer4,166 PEN
Quality Assurance Engineer4,391 PEN
Rail Engineer4,263 PEN
Robotics Engineer5,384 PEN
Robotics Technician4,306 PEN
Safety Engineer4,076 PEN
Safety Inspector3,801 PEN
Safety Manager4,970 PEN
Safety Officer3,588 PEN
Sales Engineer4,093 PEN
Scheduling Engineer3,722 PEN
Service Engineer5,004 PEN
Solar Engineer4,513 PEN
Staff Engineer4,263 PEN
Static Equipment Engineer4,183 PEN
Stationary Engineer3,917 PEN
Stress Engineer3,999 PEN
Structural Analysis Engineer4,282 PEN
Structural Designer4,078 PEN
Structural Engineer4,659 PEN
Structural Technician3,739 PEN
Supply Chain Specialist4,629 PEN
Surveyor3,249 PEN
Technical Affairs Officer3,666 PEN
Technical Assistant3,826 PEN
Technical Engineer3,801 PEN
Technical Support Engineer4,078 PEN
Tender Engineer4,060 PEN
Test Development Engineer4,368 PEN
Transportation Engineer4,688 PEN
Validation Engineer4,391 PEN
Verification Engineer4,018 PEN
Wastewater Engineer4,034 PEN
Wind Energy Engineer4,456 PEN
Wind Energy Operations Manager5,529 PEN
Work Planner3,283 PEN

Engineering Jobs Salary Distribution in Peru

Median and salary distribution monthly Peru Engineering

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

The Engineering salaries in Peru range between 2,485 PEN per month (minimum salary) to 5,964 PEN per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 4,494 PEN per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Engineering are earning less than 4,494 PEN while the other half are earning more than 4,494 PEN. 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 3,140 PEN while 75% of them are earning more than 3,140 PEN. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Engineering are earning less than 5,229 PEN while 25% are earning more than 5,229 PEN.

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 Peru

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 Peru Engineering
Average Salary 2016    =  
4,174 PEN
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
4,328 PEN
Average Salary 2018    +2%  
4,436 PEN
Average Salary 2019    +1%  
4,494 PEN
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Engineering salaries in Peru are rising in the year 2019 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2019 are 1% 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 Peru

26 PEN per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Peru for Engineering is 26 PEN. This means that the average person in Peru earns approximatly 26 PEN 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 PeruWe compared Peru 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
Arequipa4,823 PEN
Chiclayo4,561 PEN
Cusco4,303 PEN
Huancayo4,447 PEN
Iquitos4,118 PEN
Lima4,953 PEN
Trujillo4,692 PEN
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