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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?

14,958 BRL per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Health and Medical in Brazil typically earns around 14,958 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
Dental Hygienist5,000 BRL
Dentist2,500 BRL
General Medical Practitioner16,667 BRL
Physician - Anesthesiology12,000 BRL
Physician - Cardiology13,000 BRL
Physician - Maternal / Fetal Medicine8,333 BRL
Physician - Neurology30,000 BRL
Physician - Ophthalmology37,500 BRL
Radiologist19,583 BRL
Surgeon - Cardiothoracic5,000 BRL

Health and Medical Jobs Salary Distribution in Brazil

25% of people earn
8,333 BRL
or less
50% of people earn
12,500 BRL
or less
75% of people earn
30,000 BRL
or less
2,500 BRL
12,500 BRL
37,500 BRL

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

The Health and Medical salaries in Brazil range between 2,500 BRL per month (minimum salary) to 37,500 BRL per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 12,500 BRL per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Health and Medical are earning less than 12,500 BRL while the other half are earning more than 12,500 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 8,333 BRL while 75% of them are earning more than 8,333 BRL. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Health and Medical are earning less than 30,000 BRL while 25% are earning more than 30,000 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

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.

Average Salary 2016    =  
14,013 BRL
Average Salary 2017    +3%  
14,406 BRL
Average Salary 2018    +2%  
14,723 BRL
Average Salary 2019    +2%  
14,958 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

77 BRL per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Brazil for Health and Medical is 77 BRL. This means that the average person in Brazil earns approximatly 77 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.

Salary Comparison of Health and Medical Jobs in Brazil

14,958 BRL
10,676 BRL
Average Salary
Health and Medical
Average Salary
All Jobs
We compared Brazil salaries for Health and Medical and All Jobs and we found that Health and Medical salaries are 40% more than those of All Jobs.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Brasilia16,292 BRL
Rio de Janeiro12,375 BRL
Sao Paulo10,000 BRL
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