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Health and Medical Average Salaries in Brazil 2019

How much money does a person working in Health and Medical make in Brazil?

15,762 BRL per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Health and Medical in Brazil typically earns around 15,762 BRL per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits.
Salaries differ drasticly between different Health and Medical jobs. If you are interested in the salary of a particular job, see below for salaries for specific job titles.

Salaries for specific jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Academic Clinician17,224 BRL
Acute Care Nurse9,761 BRL
Administrative Director18,474 BRL
Admitting Clerk7,904 BRL
Admitting Manager11,324 BRL
Admitting Officer8,469 BRL
Advanced Nutrition Aide12,079 BRL
Advanced Practice Provider14,052 BRL
Allergist21,530 BRL
Ambulance Dispatcher8,928 BRL
Ambulance Driver7,641 BRL
Ambulance Officer and Paramedic8,961 BRL
Ambulatory Services Director14,069 BRL
Anatomic Pathology Supervisor19,300 BRL
Anesthesia Technician12,442 BRL
Anesthesiologist33,752 BRL
Anesthesiology Assistant12,562 BRL
Assistant Director of Nursing12,255 BRL
Assistant Occupational Therapist8,595 BRL
Assistant Optometrist9,947 BRL
Assistant Physical Therapist7,683 BRL
Audiologist17,565 BRL
Behavioral Health Specialist13,217 BRL
Biomedical Engineering Director12,552 BRL
Biomedical Engineering Technician8,160 BRL
Breast Center Manager17,054 BRL
Cardiac Technician8,118 BRL
Cardiology Manager35,131 BRL
Cardiopulmonary Rehab Spcialist11,085 BRL
Cardiovascular Specialist42,733 BRL
Cardiovascular Technologist11,511 BRL
Care Assistant7,537 BRL
Care Coordinator12,442 BRL
Caregiver7,894 BRL
Case Manager11,796 BRL
Central Sterile Processing Technician9,568 BRL
Charge Entry Specialist10,765 BRL
Chief of Psychology36,239 BRL
Chief of Surgery49,243 BRL
Chiropractor12,535 BRL
Clinic Assistant7,561 BRL
Clinic Manager11,746 BRL
Clinic Navigator7,659 BRL
Clinical Application Specialist10,622 BRL
Clinical Biochemist14,189 BRL
Clinical Cytogeneticist14,337 BRL
Clinical Data Reviewer10,938 BRL
Clinical Development Specialist11,442 BRL
Clinical Director26,461 BRL
Clinical Field Associate10,517 BRL
Clinical Genetic Technologist11,124 BRL
Clinical Microbiologist11,511 BRL
Clinical Molecular Geneticist13,907 BRL
Clinical Neuropsychologist13,231 BRL
Clinical Policy Developer12,269 BRL
Clinical Psychologist34,107 BRL
Clinical Research Coordinator11,460 BRL
Clinical Scientist15,144 BRL
Clinical Social Worker8,527 BRL
CME Specialist13,217 BRL
Coding Practice Manager12,268 BRL
Community Relations Manager11,993 BRL
Company Nurse7,389 BRL
Correctional Treatment Specialist22,170 BRL
Counseling Psychologist27,811 BRL
Credentialing Analyst10,476 BRL
Critical Care Nurse9,278 BRL
CT Technologist10,727 BRL
Cytogenetic Technologist10,260 BRL
Data Coordinator8,271 BRL
Dental Assistant7,290 BRL
Dental Hygienist7,800 BRL
Dental Laboratory Technician8,050 BRL
Dental Receptionist7,912 BRL
Dental Technician8,182 BRL
Dental Therapist14,042 BRL
Dentist26,191 BRL
Dermatologist39,394 BRL
Diagnostic Medical Sonographer11,560 BRL
Dietetic Technician7,581 BRL
Dietitian25,325 BRL
Director of Medical Staff Services17,395 BRL
Discharge Coordinator8,864 BRL
Dispensing Optician10,437 BRL
District Nurse8,913 BRL
Doctor29,276 BRL
Dosimetrist15,220 BRL
EKG Technician9,721 BRL
Emergency Department Physician21,317 BRL
Emergency Management Director16,769 BRL
Emergency Response Specialist10,246 BRL
Emergency Services Director17,565 BRL
Endodontist31,053 BRL
Endoscopic Assistant9,053 BRL
Endoscopy Technician8,640 BRL
Enterostomal Therapist12,117 BRL
Epidemiologist18,659 BRL
ER Registration Supervisor11,560 BRL
Exercise Physiologist27,811 BRL
Family Nurse Practitioner10,051 BRL
FGP Ultrasound Techncian8,961 BRL
Food Services Director12,918 BRL
Forensic Pathologist30,143 BRL
General Medical Practitioner21,744 BRL
Genetic Counselor18,105 BRL
Head Nurse10,047 BRL
Health Compliance Director15,775 BRL
Health Economist13,358 BRL
Health Information Manager13,075 BRL
Health Services Manager15,645 BRL
Health Systems Specialist11,972 BRL
Health Technologist11,856 BRL
Health Unit Coordinator7,959 BRL
Healthcare Assistant8,697 BRL
Healthcare Consultant11,880 BRL
Healthcare Data Analyst12,345 BRL
Hearing Aid Specialist11,536 BRL
Histotechnologist11,746 BRL
Home Health Aide8,271 BRL
Home Health Scheduler7,608 BRL
Home Nurse8,868 BRL
ICU Registered Nurse8,961 BRL
Immunologist19,576 BRL
Industrial Hygienist14,485 BRL
Infection Control Coordinator10,752 BRL
Infection Control Practitioner13,625 BRL
Infection Preventionist11,475 BRL
Informatics Nurse Specialist9,610 BRL
Informatics Practice Specialist13,155 BRL
Intake Coordinator8,868 BRL
Internist36,239 BRL
Interventional Radiographer15,214 BRL
Interventionist32,402 BRL
Invasive Cardiologist44,568 BRL
Lab Assistant8,271 BRL
Laboratory Manager14,922 BRL
Laboratory Technician8,783 BRL
Lead Patient Account Representative10,863 BRL
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)8,913 BRL
Low Vision Therapist13,745 BRL
Mammography Technician8,582 BRL
Managed Care Assistant8,160 BRL
Maternity Services Director19,213 BRL
MDS Coordinator10,146 BRL
Medical Administrator9,990 BRL
Medical Assistant7,828 BRL
Medical Biller7,094 BRL
Medical Billing Clerk7,020 BRL
Medical Billing Specialist9,568 BRL
Medical Coder7,972 BRL
Medical Courier5,805 BRL
Medical Director26,604 BRL
Medical Equipment Maintenance Manager11,396 BRL
Medical Equipment Preparer9,222 BRL
Medical Forms Designer7,168 BRL
Medical Insurance Manager16,343 BRL
Medical Office Administrator12,002 BRL
Medical Office Assistant7,834 BRL
Medical Office Manager12,688 BRL
Medical Policy Manager13,642 BRL
Medical Policy Specialist11,256 BRL
Medical Project Coordinator10,936 BRL
Medical Records Administrator11,162 BRL
Medical Records Clerk7,156 BRL
Medical Records Coding Manager11,978 BRL
Medical Records Director13,779 BRL
Medical Records Transcriptionist7,393 BRL
Medical Scribe8,527 BRL
Medical Secretary6,615 BRL
Medical Staff Services Specialist10,872 BRL
Medical Technologist9,471 BRL
Medication Aide8,553 BRL
Mental Health Aide8,371 BRL
Mental Health Nurse8,271 BRL
Mental Health Technician8,408 BRL
Mental Health Therapst19,499 BRL
Mental Health Worker9,186 BRL
Mobile Phlebotomist8,442 BRL
MRI Technologist9,132 BRL
Music Therapist11,597 BRL
Naturopathic Physician34,108 BRL
Neonatal Nurse Practitioner10,100 BRL
Neonatologist15,008 BRL
Neurodiagnostic Techncian9,004 BRL
Neurologist29,701 BRL
Neurophysiology Technologist12,824 BRL
Neuropsychology Testing Assistant7,939 BRL
Nuclear Medical Technician10,126 BRL
Nuclear Medicine Physician27,571 BRL
Nuclear Medicine Technolgoist10,659 BRL
Nurse8,953 BRL
Nurse Educator10,260 BRL
Nurse Midwife10,978 BRL
Nurse Practitioner8,731 BRL
Nursing Assistant8,020 BRL
Nursing Coordinator9,858 BRL
Nursing Director12,556 BRL
Nursing Services Instructor10,028 BRL
Nursing Supervisor10,908 BRL
Nutrition Assistant10,584 BRL
Nutrition Services Aide9,761 BRL
Obstetrician / Gynecologist28,949 BRL
Occupaitional Therapy Assistant10,943 BRL
Occupational Health Advisor12,711 BRL
Occupational Health Safety Specialist15,370 BRL
Occupational Therapist13,095 BRL
Oncology Specialty Representative9,450 BRL
Operating Room Scheduler8,077 BRL
Operating Room Services Director25,836 BRL
Ophthalmic Assistant9,235 BRL
Ophthalmic Laboratory Technician9,521 BRL
Ophthalmologist23,677 BRL
Optician20,096 BRL
Optometrist23,435 BRL
Oral Surgeon35,167 BRL
Orthodontic Assistant10,345 BRL
Orthodontist32,728 BRL
Orthopedic Technician9,902 BRL
Orthoptist24,813 BRL
Orthotist25,581 BRL
Pathology Assistant8,685 BRL
Patient Account Represenatative11,307 BRL
Patient Care Coordinator10,517 BRL
Patient Care Manager12,735 BRL
Patient Care Services Executive12,688 BRL
Patient Care Technician8,407 BRL
Patient Management Coordinator9,568 BRL
Patient Registrar7,683 BRL
Patient Relations Manager12,016 BRL
Patient Representative9,471 BRL
Patient Safety Manager13,779 BRL
Patient Safety Specialist10,494 BRL
Patient Services Coordinator9,855 BRL
Patient Services Director15,578 BRL
Patient Sitter6,964 BRL
Pediatrician25,921 BRL
Perfusionist27,002 BRL
Periodontist30,697 BRL
Perioperative Aide8,776 BRL
Personal Support Worker6,751 BRL
Phlebotomist17,735 BRL
Physical Therapist17,735 BRL
Physical Therapy Aide7,533 BRL
Physical Therapy Assistant7,759 BRL
Physical Therapy Director21,104 BRL
Physician27,287 BRL
Physician - Anesthesiology40,587 BRL
Physician - Cardiology40,503 BRL
Physician - CCU23,677 BRL
Physician - Dermatology34,449 BRL
Physician - Emergency Room26,604 BRL
Physician - Endocrinology31,706 BRL
Physician - Family Practice22,738 BRL
Physician - Gastroenterology31,763 BRL
Physician - Generalist23,875 BRL
Physician - Geriatrics21,104 BRL
Physician - Hematology / Oncology30,441 BRL
Physician - Immunology / Allergy33,425 BRL
Physician - Infectious Disease29,424 BRL
Physician - Internal Medicine36,949 BRL
Physician - Maternal / Fetal Medicine27,571 BRL
Physician - Nephrology26,292 BRL
Physician - Neurology35,863 BRL
Physician - Nuclear Medicine28,377 BRL
Physician - Obstetrics / Gynecology29,546 BRL
Physician - Occupational Medicine24,643 BRL
Physician - Ophthalmology21,601 BRL
Physician - Otolaryngology20,891 BRL
Physician - Pain Medicine20,096 BRL
Physician - Pathology26,308 BRL
Physician - Pediatric Cardiology30,327 BRL
Physician - Pediatric Neonatology29,844 BRL
Physician - Pediatrics27,811 BRL
Physician - Physiatry28,241 BRL
Physician - Podiatry26,731 BRL
Physician - Pulmonary Medicine21,744 BRL
Physician - Radiation Therapy33,752 BRL
Physician - Radiology34,818 BRL
Physician - Rheumatology31,147 BRL
Physician - Sports Medicine31,777 BRL
Physician - Urology38,598 BRL
Physician Assistant18,474 BRL
Physiotherapist21,224 BRL
Podiatrist21,530 BRL
Practice Manager14,779 BRL
Pre Authorization Case Manager12,296 BRL
Preventive Medicine Physician26,191 BRL
Program Coordinator10,130 BRL
Project Manager13,174 BRL
Prosthetist21,744 BRL
Prosthodontist31,053 BRL
Psychiatric Nurse9,043 BRL
Psychiatric Technician8,988 BRL
Psychiatrist28,352 BRL
Psychololgist27,571 BRL
Psychometrician25,581 BRL
Psychometrist14,353 BRL
Public Health Analyst11,460 BRL
Public Health Social Worker7,597 BRL
Public Health Specialist10,581 BRL
Quality Assurance Manager13,234 BRL
Radiation Therapist31,265 BRL
Radiation Therapy Technologist11,162 BRL
Radiographer19,988 BRL
Radiography Technologist11,341 BRL
Radiologic Technologist11,460 BRL
Radiologist30,639 BRL
Radiology Manager27,001 BRL
Radiology Technologist12,176 BRL
Registered Nurse8,506 BRL
Registered Nurse Case Manager10,659 BRL
Registered Respiratory Therapist18,659 BRL
Rehabilitation Director21,530 BRL
Rehabilitation Services Manager17,293 BRL
Respiratory Care Practitioner17,440 BRL
Respiratory Manager13,893 BRL
Respiratory Therapist16,098 BRL
Respiratory Therapy Technician10,202 BRL
School Nurse8,721 BRL
Skin Care Specialist16,201 BRL
Sonographer13,174 BRL
Sonography Technologist12,535 BRL
Speech and Language Pathologist19,761 BRL
Staff Nurse8,822 BRL
Surgeon36,239 BRL
Surgeon - Burn32,402 BRL
Surgeon - Cardiothoracic45,960 BRL
Surgeon - Heart Transplant51,673 BRL
Surgeon - Neurology45,817 BRL
Surgeon - Orthopedic48,248 BRL
Surgeon - Pediatric39,792 BRL
Surgeon - Plastic Reconstructive47,572 BRL
Surgeon - Trauma35,472 BRL
Surgical Assistant23,193 BRL
Surgical Instrument Techncian8,640 BRL
Surgical Technologist10,345 BRL
Telephonic Nurse Case Manager9,788 BRL
Theatre Manager11,029 BRL
Treatment Services Director17,224 BRL
Ultrasonographer10,539 BRL
Ultrasound Technologist9,414 BRL
Urologist40,985 BRL
Utilization Review Nurse8,868 BRL
Vascular Technologist8,685 BRL
Vision Rehabilitation Therapist17,735 BRL
Ward Manager12,814 BRL
Wellness Coordinator11,825 BRL
X-Ray Technologist12,407 BRL

Health and Medical Jobs Salary Distribution in Brazil

Median and salary distribution monthly Brazil Health and Medical

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

The Health and Medical salaries in Brazil range between 4,875 BRL per month (minimum salary) to 50,138 BRL per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 15,920 BRL per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Health and Medical are earning less than 15,920 BRL while the other half are earning more than 15,920 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 people working in Health and Medical are earning less than 9,358 BRL while 75% of them are earning more than 9,358 BRL. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Health and Medical are earning less than 33,690 BRL while 25% are earning more than 33,690 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

Salaries for specific divisions

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Health and Medical Salary Forecast and Trend in Brazil

How do Health and Medical salaries change over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary in recent years.

Salary trends and forecast monthly Brazil Health and Medical
Average Salary 2016    =  
14,511 BRL
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
15,048 BRL
Average Salary 2018    +3%  
15,469 BRL
Average Salary 2019    +2%  
15,762 BRL
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Health and Medical salaries in Brazil are rising 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.

Health and Medical Hourly Average Wage in Brazil

91 BRL per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Brazil for Health and Medical is 91 BRL. This means that the average person in Brazil earns approximatly 91 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.

Health and Medical VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Health and Medical and Health and Medical monthly BrazilWe compared Brazil salaries for Health and Medical and All Jobs and we found that Health and Medical salaries are 39% more than those of All Jobs.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Aracaju15,769 BRL
Belem17,062 BRL
Belo Horizonte17,579 BRL
Brasilia18,157 BRL
Campinas16,554 BRL
Cuiaba15,573 BRL
Curitiba17,356 BRL
Fortaleza17,812 BRL
Goiania16,915 BRL
Joao Pessoa15,889 BRL
Londrina15,452 BRL
Macapa15,330 BRL
Maceio16,353 BRL
Manaus17,589 BRL
Maringa14,802 BRL
Natal16,157 BRL
Petrolina and Juazeiro14,427 BRL
Porto Alegre16,619 BRL
Recife17,142 BRL
Rio de Janeiro18,212 BRL
Salvador17,940 BRL
Santos14,823 BRL
Sao Luis16,502 BRL
Sao Paulo18,357 BRL
Teresina16,038 BRL
Vale do Aco15,149 BRL
Vitoria14,480 BRL
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