How much money does a person working in Recife make?
12,313 BRL per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Recife typically earns around 12,313 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 Recife | All Jobs
Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles
Salaries in Recife range between 1,667 BRL per month (minimum salary) to 54,525 BRL per month (maximum salary).
The median salary is 12,190 BRL per month, which means that half (50%) of the population are earning less than 12,190 BRL while the other half are earning more than 12,190 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 6,235 BRL while 75% of them are earning more than 6,235 BRL. Also from the diagram, 75% of the population are earning less than 32,690 BRL while 25% are earning more than 32,690 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 Recife
How are Recife 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|| +3% |
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Salaries in Recife are on the rise 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.
Salaries for popular jobs
|Administrative Assistant||6,236 BRL|
|Biomedical Engineer||9,945 BRL|
|CAD Drafter||8,953 BRL|
|Chartered Accountant||10,399 BRL|
|Chief Executive Officer||27,800 BRL|
|Chief Financial Officer||24,375 BRL|
|Civil Engineer||10,798 BRL|
|Computer Technician||9,420 BRL|
|Creative Director||12,510 BRL|
|Developer / Programmer||10,915 BRL|
|Electrical Engineer||11,465 BRL|
|Elementary School Teacher||8,453 BRL|
|Executive Chef||10,758 BRL|
|Flight Attendant||10,554 BRL|
|General Manager||21,205 BRL|
|Graphic Designer||7,878 BRL|
|Hotel Manager||17,167 BRL|
|Human Resources Manager||15,840 BRL|
|Internal Auditor||12,113 BRL|
|Legal Assistant||8,165 BRL|
|Mechanical Engineer||11,523 BRL|
|Police Officer||9,495 BRL|
|Project Manager||13,967 BRL|
|Sales Manager||17,907 BRL|
|Sales Representative||7,953 BRL|
|Secondary School Teacher||10,136 BRL|
|Travel Agent||9,603 BRL|
|Waiter / Waitress||6,840 BRL|
Average Hourly Wage in Recife | All Jobs
71 BRL per hour
Average Hourly Wage
The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Recife | All Jobs is 71 BRL. This means that the average person in Recife earns approximatly 71 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.
Recife VS Brazil
We compared salaries in Recife and Brazil and we found that Recife salaries are 9% 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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