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Average Salary in Belo Horizonte 2019

How much money does a person working in Belo Horizonte make?

12,628 BRL per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Belo Horizonte typically earns around 12,628 BRL per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits.
Salaries differ drasticly between different jobs. If you are interested in the salary of a particular job, see below for salaries for specific job titles.

Distribution of Salaries in Belo Horizonte | All Jobs

Median and salary distribution monthly Belo Horizonte

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

Salaries in Belo Horizonte range between 1,709 BRL per month (minimum salary) to 55,917 BRL per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 12,123 BRL per month, which means that half (50%) of the population are earning less than 12,123 BRL while the other half are earning more than 12,123 BRL. 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 the population are earning less than 6,224 BRL while 75% of them are earning more than 6,224 BRL. Also from the diagram, 75% of the population are earning less than 31,299 BRL while 25% are earning more than 31,299 BRL.

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

Salary Trend and Forecast in Belo Horizonte

How are Belo Horizonte salaries changing over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary over the past few years.

Salary trends and forecast monthly Belo Horizonte
Average Salary 2016    =  
11,831 BRL
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
12,269 BRL
Average Salary 2018    +1%  
12,429 BRL
Average Salary 2019    +2%  
12,628 BRL
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Salaries in Belo Horizonte are on the rise in the year 2019 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2019 are 2% 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.

Salaries for popular jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Accountant8,504 BRL
Administrative Assistant6,163 BRL
Architect10,852 BRL
Attorney16,873 BRL
Biomedical Engineer10,792 BRL
CAD Drafter9,485 BRL
Cashier7,100 BRL
Chartered Accountant10,993 BRL
Chef10,276 BRL
Chief Executive Officer27,848 BRL
Chief Financial Officer25,882 BRL
Civil Engineer11,095 BRL
Computer Technician9,250 BRL
Creative Director12,283 BRL
Dentist30,269 BRL
Developer / Programmer10,700 BRL
Electrical Engineer12,068 BRL
Elementary School Teacher8,390 BRL
Engineer11,404 BRL
Executive Chef10,249 BRL
Flight Attendant10,590 BRL
General Manager20,457 BRL
Graphic Designer8,424 BRL
Hotel Manager17,386 BRL
Human Resources Manager17,086 BRL
Internal Auditor13,114 BRL
Journalist11,828 BRL
Legal Assistant8,906 BRL
Mechanical Engineer11,517 BRL
Nurse9,476 BRL
Pharmacist14,035 BRL
Photographer8,470 BRL
Pilot14,727 BRL
Police Officer9,650 BRL
Project Manager13,289 BRL
Receptionist7,078 BRL
Sales Manager19,915 BRL
Sales Representative7,981 BRL
Secondary School Teacher10,137 BRL
Secretary6,665 BRL
Teacher9,137 BRL
Teller7,973 BRL
Travel Agent10,396 BRL
Waiter / Waitress7,397 BRL

Average Hourly Wage in Belo Horizonte | All Jobs

73 BRL per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Belo Horizonte | All Jobs is 73 BRL. This means that the average person in Belo Horizonte earns approximatly 73 BRL 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.

Belo Horizonte VS Brazil

Salary Comparison Between Belo Horizonte and Brazil monthlyWe compared salaries in Belo Horizonte and Brazil and we found that Belo Horizonte salaries are 12% more than those of Brazil.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Aracaju11,327 BRL
Belem12,256 BRL
Belo Horizonte12,628 BRL
Brasilia13,043 BRL
Campinas11,891 BRL
Cuiaba11,186 BRL
Curitiba12,467 BRL
Fortaleza12,795 BRL
Goiania12,150 BRL
Joao Pessoa11,413 BRL
Londrina11,099 BRL
Macapa11,012 BRL
Maceio11,747 BRL
Manaus12,634 BRL
Maringa10,632 BRL
Natal11,606 BRL
Petrolina and Juazeiro10,363 BRL
Porto Alegre11,938 BRL
Recife12,313 BRL
Rio de Janeiro13,082 BRL
Salvador12,887 BRL
Santos10,648 BRL
Sao Luis11,854 BRL
Sao Paulo13,186 BRL
Teresina11,521 BRL
Vale do Aco10,882 BRL
Vitoria10,401 BRL
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