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Average Salary in La Plata 2019

How much money does a person working in La Plata make?

21,383 ARS per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in La Plata typically earns around 21,383 ARS 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 La Plata | All Jobs

Median and salary distribution monthly La Plata

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

Salaries in La Plata range between 2,894 ARS per month (minimum salary) to 94,689 ARS per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 21,383 ARS per month, which means that half (50%) of the population are earning less than 21,383 ARS while the other half are earning more than 21,383 ARS. 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 10,925 ARS while 75% of them are earning more than 10,925 ARS. Also from the diagram, 75% of the population are earning less than 58,036 ARS while 25% are earning more than 58,036 ARS.

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 La Plata

How are La Plata salaries changing over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary over the past few years.

Salary trends and forecast monthly La Plata
Average Salary 2016    =  
19,859 ARS
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
20,594 ARS
Average Salary 2018    +3%  
21,109 ARS
Average Salary 2019    +1%  
21,383 ARS
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Salaries in La Plata are on the rise in the year 2019 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2019 are 1% 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

Job TitleAverage Salary
Accountant14,527 ARS
Administrative Assistant11,135 ARS
Architect19,219 ARS
Attorney30,487 ARS
Biomedical Engineer17,514 ARS
CAD Drafter15,015 ARS
Cashier11,977 ARS
Chartered Accountant17,375 ARS
Chef16,267 ARS
Chief Executive Officer46,031 ARS
Chief Financial Officer41,033 ARS
Civil Engineer18,825 ARS
Computer Technician16,552 ARS
Creative Director21,981 ARS
Dentist47,844 ARS
Developer / Programmer19,104 ARS
Electrical Engineer20,963 ARS
Elementary School Teacher13,734 ARS
Engineer19,689 ARS
Executive Chef17,845 ARS
Flight Attendant17,537 ARS
General Manager36,095 ARS
Graphic Designer14,852 ARS
Hotel Manager32,143 ARS
Human Resources Manager27,500 ARS
Internal Auditor21,246 ARS
Journalist20,150 ARS
Legal Assistant14,502 ARS
Mechanical Engineer21,024 ARS
Nurse16,176 ARS
Pharmacist24,329 ARS
Photographer13,429 ARS
Pilot24,023 ARS
Police Officer16,193 ARS
Project Manager23,086 ARS
Receptionist11,024 ARS
Sales Manager33,107 ARS
Sales Representative13,215 ARS
Secondary School Teacher16,725 ARS
Secretary11,432 ARS
Teacher16,012 ARS
Teller13,851 ARS
Travel Agent16,844 ARS
Waiter / Waitress11,924 ARS

Average Hourly Wage in La Plata | All Jobs

123 ARS per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in La Plata | All Jobs is 123 ARS. This means that the average person in La Plata earns approximatly 123 ARS 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.

La Plata VS Argentina

Salary Comparison Between La Plata and Argentina monthlyWe compared salaries in La Plata and Argentina and we found that La Plata salaries are 12% more than those of Argentina.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Avellaneda19,173 ARS
Bahia Blanca20,404 ARS
Buenos Aires21,896 ARS
Cordoba21,718 ARS
Corrientes20,566 ARS
La Plata21,383 ARS
Lanus19,432 ARS
Mar del Plata21,226 ARS
Mendoza18,767 ARS
Neuquen19,721 ARS
Quilmes19,616 ARS
Resistencia20,103 ARS
Rosario21,540 ARS
Salta20,846 ARS
San Juan18,678 ARS
San Miguel de Tucuman21,005 ARS
Santa Fe20,666 ARS
Santiago del Estero19,942 ARS
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