How much money does a person working in Brasilia make?
13,043 BRL per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Brasilia typically earns around 13,043 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 Brasilia | All Jobs
Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles
Salaries in Brasilia range between 1,765 BRL per month (minimum salary) to 57,754 BRL per month (maximum salary).
The median salary is 13,173 BRL per month, which means that half (50%) of the population are earning less than 13,173 BRL while the other half are earning more than 13,173 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 6,722 BRL while 75% of them are earning more than 6,722 BRL. Also from the diagram, 75% of the population are earning less than 36,173 BRL while 25% are earning more than 36,173 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 Brasilia
How are Brasilia 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|| +3% |
|Average Salary 2019|| +2% |
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Salaries in Brasilia 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||6,765 BRL|
|Biomedical Engineer||11,199 BRL|
|CAD Drafter||9,276 BRL|
|Chartered Accountant||10,427 BRL|
|Chief Executive Officer||27,060 BRL|
|Chief Financial Officer||26,080 BRL|
|Civil Engineer||11,801 BRL|
|Computer Technician||9,939 BRL|
|Creative Director||13,199 BRL|
|Developer / Programmer||11,163 BRL|
|Electrical Engineer||12,341 BRL|
|Elementary School Teacher||8,276 BRL|
|Executive Chef||11,196 BRL|
|Flight Attendant||10,612 BRL|
|General Manager||21,136 BRL|
|Graphic Designer||8,398 BRL|
|Hotel Manager||18,334 BRL|
|Human Resources Manager||16,780 BRL|
|Internal Auditor||13,219 BRL|
|Legal Assistant||8,884 BRL|
|Mechanical Engineer||12,821 BRL|
|Police Officer||10,117 BRL|
|Project Manager||14,084 BRL|
|Sales Manager||19,877 BRL|
|Sales Representative||7,997 BRL|
|Secondary School Teacher||10,572 BRL|
|Travel Agent||10,480 BRL|
|Waiter / Waitress||7,489 BRL|
Average Hourly Wage in Brasilia | All Jobs
75 BRL per hour
Average Hourly Wage
The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Brasilia | All Jobs is 75 BRL. This means that the average person in Brasilia earns approximatly 75 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.
Brasilia VS Brazil
We compared salaries in Brasilia and Brazil and we found that Brasilia salaries are 15% 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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