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Average Salary in Guayaquil 2019

How much money does a person working in Guayaquil make?

2,312 USD per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Guayaquil typically earns around 2,312 USD 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 Guayaquil | All Jobs

Median and salary distribution monthly Guayaquil

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

Salaries in Guayaquil range between 313 USD per month (minimum salary) to 10,237 USD per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 2,266 USD per month, which means that half (50%) of the population are earning less than 2,266 USD while the other half are earning more than 2,266 USD. 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 1,161 USD while 75% of them are earning more than 1,161 USD. Also from the diagram, 75% of the population are earning less than 6,002 USD while 25% are earning more than 6,002 USD.

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 Guayaquil

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

Salary trends and forecast monthly Guayaquil
Average Salary 2016    =  
2,128 USD
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
2,207 USD
Average Salary 2018    +2%  
2,249 USD
Average Salary 2019    +3%  
2,312 USD
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Salaries in Guayaquil 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.

Salaries for popular jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Accountant1,672 USD
Administrative Assistant1,269 USD
Architect2,101 USD
Attorney3,476 USD
Biomedical Engineer1,944 USD
CAD Drafter1,787 USD
Cashier1,333 USD
Chartered Accountant1,993 USD
Chef1,936 USD
Chief Executive Officer5,333 USD
Chief Financial Officer5,061 USD
Civil Engineer2,112 USD
Computer Technician1,807 USD
Creative Director2,400 USD
Dentist5,488 USD
Developer / Programmer2,011 USD
Electrical Engineer2,427 USD
Elementary School Teacher1,654 USD
Engineer2,047 USD
Executive Chef2,105 USD
Flight Attendant2,106 USD
General Manager3,981 USD
Graphic Designer1,670 USD
Hotel Manager3,426 USD
Human Resources Manager3,292 USD
Internal Auditor2,515 USD
Journalist2,427 USD
Legal Assistant1,731 USD
Mechanical Engineer2,392 USD
Nurse1,829 USD
Pharmacist2,720 USD
Photographer1,656 USD
Pilot2,687 USD
Police Officer1,820 USD
Project Manager2,626 USD
Receptionist1,304 USD
Sales Manager3,797 USD
Sales Representative1,587 USD
Secondary School Teacher1,868 USD
Secretary1,280 USD
Teacher1,753 USD
Teller1,576 USD
Travel Agent1,994 USD
Waiter / Waitress1,479 USD

Average Hourly Wage in Guayaquil | All Jobs

13 USD per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Guayaquil | All Jobs is 13 USD. This means that the average person in Guayaquil earns approximatly 13 USD 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.

Guayaquil VS Ecuador

Salary Comparison Between Guayaquil and Ecuador monthlyWe compared salaries in Guayaquil and Ecuador and we found that Guayaquil salaries are 4% more than those of Ecuador.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Cuenca2,190 USD
Duran2,049 USD
Guayaquil2,312 USD
Machala2,005 USD
Manta1,967 USD
Portoviejo1,905 USD
Quito2,251 USD
Santo Domingo2,129 USD
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