11,323 BRL per month

Average Monthly Salary

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.

The median salary is 11,096 BRL per month, which means that half (50%) of the population are earning less than 11,096 BRL while the other half are earning more than 11,096 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 5,683 BRL while 75% of them are earning more than 5,683 BRL. Also from the diagram, 75% of the population are earning less than 29,392 BRL while 25% are earning more than 29,392 BRL.

Average Salary 2016 | = | 10,423 BRL |

Average Salary 2017 | +4% | 10,809 BRL |

Average Salary 2018 | +2% | 11,014 BRL |

Average Salary 2019 | +3% | 11,323 BRL |

Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salaries in Brazil 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.Job Title | Average Salary |

65 BRL per hour

Average Hourly Wage

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.

City | Average Salary |

Aracaju | 11,327 BRL |

Belem | 12,256 BRL |

Belo Horizonte | 12,628 BRL |

Brasilia | 13,043 BRL |

Campinas | 11,891 BRL |

Cuiaba | 11,186 BRL |

Curitiba | 12,467 BRL |

Fortaleza | 12,795 BRL |

Goiania | 12,150 BRL |

Joao Pessoa | 11,413 BRL |

Londrina | 11,099 BRL |

Macapa | 11,012 BRL |

Maceio | 11,747 BRL |

Manaus | 12,634 BRL |

Maringa | 10,632 BRL |

Natal | 11,606 BRL |

Petrolina and Juazeiro | 10,363 BRL |

Porto Alegre | 11,938 BRL |

Recife | 12,313 BRL |

Rio de Janeiro | 13,082 BRL |

Salvador | 12,887 BRL |

Santos | 10,648 BRL |

Sao Luis | 11,854 BRL |

Sao Paulo | 13,186 BRL |

Teresina | 11,521 BRL |

Vale do Aco | 10,882 BRL |

Vitoria | 10,401 BRL |

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