How much money does a person working in Porto Alegre make?
11,938 BRL per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Porto Alegre typically earns around 11,938 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 Porto Alegre | All Jobs
Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles
Salaries in Porto Alegre range between 1,616 BRL per month (minimum salary) to 52,863 BRL per month (maximum salary).
The median salary is 11,580 BRL per month, which means that half (50%) of the population are earning less than 11,580 BRL while the other half are earning more than 11,580 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 5,938 BRL while 75% of them are earning more than 5,938 BRL. Also from the diagram, 75% of the population are earning less than 30,288 BRL while 25% are earning more than 30,288 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 Porto Alegre
How are Porto Alegre salaries changing over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary over the past few years.
|Average Salary 2016|| = |
|Average Salary 2017|| +4% |
|Average Salary 2018|| +2% |
|Average Salary 2019|| +2% |
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Salaries in Porto Alegre 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
|Administrative Assistant||5,899 BRL|
|Biomedical Engineer||10,015 BRL|
|CAD Drafter||8,871 BRL|
|Chartered Accountant||9,622 BRL|
|Chief Executive Officer||26,536 BRL|
|Chief Financial Officer||23,392 BRL|
|Civil Engineer||10,134 BRL|
|Computer Technician||9,169 BRL|
|Creative Director||12,176 BRL|
|Developer / Programmer||9,933 BRL|
|Electrical Engineer||10,934 BRL|
|Elementary School Teacher||8,020 BRL|
|Executive Chef||10,613 BRL|
|Flight Attendant||9,752 BRL|
|General Manager||19,747 BRL|
|Graphic Designer||7,589 BRL|
|Hotel Manager||16,506 BRL|
|Human Resources Manager||15,356 BRL|
|Internal Auditor||11,387 BRL|
|Legal Assistant||8,527 BRL|
|Mechanical Engineer||11,736 BRL|
|Police Officer||9,151 BRL|
|Project Manager||12,890 BRL|
|Sales Manager||18,338 BRL|
|Sales Representative||7,349 BRL|
|Secondary School Teacher||9,036 BRL|
|Travel Agent||9,027 BRL|
|Waiter / Waitress||7,104 BRL|
Average Hourly Wage in Porto Alegre | All Jobs
69 BRL per hour
Average Hourly Wage
The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Porto Alegre | All Jobs is 69 BRL. This means that the average person in Porto Alegre earns approximatly 69 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.
Porto Alegre VS Brazil
We compared salaries in Porto Alegre and Brazil and we found that Porto Alegre salaries are 5% more than those of Brazil.
Salary Comparison By City
|Belo Horizonte||12,628 BRL|
|Joao Pessoa||11,413 BRL|
|Petrolina and Juazeiro||10,363 BRL|
|Porto Alegre||11,938 BRL|
|Rio de Janeiro||13,082 BRL|
|Sao Luis||11,854 BRL|
|Sao Paulo||13,186 BRL|
|Vale do Aco||10,882 BRL|
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