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Colombia

Salaries in Colombia

The salary in Colombia is $239. The average salary in micro-enterprises with up to 15 employees is $120; in small enterprises with up to 100 employees it’s $215, and $359 in medium-sized companies with over 100 employees. The average salary in large enterprises from 250 people in Colombia is $454. In the state-financed organizations in Colombia, the average salary is $251.



Average salaries in Colombia in 2022, 2021-2018 years

The average monthly salary in Colombia in 2018 was $232, in 2019 - $234, in 2020 - $237, in 2021 - $237. The growth of the average salary in Colombia since 2018 in dollars is 2%.

2022

Average monthly salary

$239

Large enterprises
$454
Medium enterprises
$359
Small businesses
$215
Microenterprises
$120
Public sector Colombia
$251

2021

Average monthly salary

$237

Large enterprises
$450
Medium enterprises
$355
Small businesses
$213
Microenterprises
$118
Public sector Colombia
$248

2020

Average monthly salary

$237

Large enterprises
$450
Medium enterprises
$355
Small businesses
$213
Microenterprises
$118
Public sector Colombia
$248

2019

Average monthly salary

$234

Large enterprises
$445
Medium enterprises
$351
Small businesses
$211
Microenterprises
$117
Public sector Colombia
$246

2018

Average monthly salary

$232

Large enterprises
$441
Medium enterprises
$348
Small businesses
$209
Microenterprises
$116
Public sector Colombia
$243

Salaries are net per month, after all taxes and fees have been deducted.


Salaries in Colombia by field of activity

We calculate the average salary in Colombia by field of activity based on the main areas of employment in a particular city or country. The main areas of activity in Colombia so far are:

Public administration, court and notary

The average salary in Colombia in the state administration, the court and the notary is about $720. The salary of the head of the region is about $2390, the salaries of local government deputies are $810, the average salaries of officials in Colombia region are $590. Judges salaries are approximately $1430. The income of a private notary is $2390, and the state one is about $720.

Average monthly salary
$720
Head of the region
$2390
Government deputies
$810
Government officials
$590
Judges
$1430
Private notary
$2390
State notary
$720


The education system

The average salary in the education system in Colombia is $170. The salary of a teacher at a school is $190, and the headmaster is $380. A kindergarten teacher in Colombia earns about $120, in turn, the head of the kindergarten receives $370. In the higher education system in Colombia, salaries are 15-20% higher, a university teacher receives about $330, and a university rector receives $980. The average salary of a college or technical school teacher is $260, and the director is $620.

Average monthly salary
$170
School teacher
$190
Headmaster of the school
$380
University teacher
$330
University rector
$980
College teacher
$260
College director
$620
Kindergarten teacher
$120
Kindergarten head
$370

Medicine

The salary in the field of medicine in Colombia is $300. The salary of a general practitioner is $630, a surgeons salary is $430, a nurse receives $230, and the chief doctor at the hospital receives $630.

Average monthly salary
$300
Chief Physician
$630
General Practitioner
$310
Doctor surgeon
$430
Nurse
$230



Law enforcement agencies

The security ministries in Colombia include law enforcement agencies, the military, bailiffs, etc.; Their allowance depends, as a rule, on the rank and position. The average salary of security forces in Colombia is $260. The salary of a Colonel is approximately $630, of a Major is $430, of a Lieutenant or a Warrant officer is $250, and enlisted personnel earns 190.

Average monthly salary
$260
Colonel
$630
Major
$430
Lieutenant, Ensign
$250
Private, petty officer
$190


Public catering

The average salary in the public catering sector in Colombia is approximately $220. The salary of a chef in a restaurant or cafe is $300, of a barista is $250, the average salary of a waiter is about $190, and fast food workers salary in Colombia is $170.

Average monthly salary
$220
Chef
$300
Barista
$250
Waiter
$190
Fast food worker
$170

Construction industry

The average salary in construction in Colombia is about $270. The salary of a civil engineer is $560, of a foreman is $380, the average salary of a house painter is about $250, of a crane operator is $290, and the salary of a construction worker is $220.

Average monthly salary
$270
Civil engineer
$560
Foreman
$380
House painter
$250
Crane operator
$290
Construction worker
$220


IT

The average salary in the field of information technology in Colombia is $570. A programmer gets about $370, a web developer about $310, and a system administrator in Colombia earns $270.

Average monthly salary
$570
Programmer
$370
Web Developer
$310
System Administrator
$270

Office employees

The volume of the monthly average salary of office employees in various fields of activity in Colombia is approximately 250 dollars. A sales manager in Colombia receives $260, an office manager - $250, an accountant - $240, and a lawyer salary in Colombia is about $270.

Average monthly salary
$250
Sales Manager
$260
Office Manager
$250
Accountant
$240
Lawyer
$270


Trading

The monthly income of store employees in Colombia is $170. The salary of the cashier is $160, and the store director is $230.

Average monthly salary
$170
Seller-cashier
$160
Store Directors
$230

Transport

The average salary in the transport industry in Colombia is $170. The salary of a driver is 190 dollars, a car mechanic is $180, and the income of a taxi driver in Colombia is about $330 per month.

Average monthly salary
$170
Driver
$190
Car mechanic
$180
Taxi driver
$330


Utilities sector

The average salary of employees of the housing and communal services workers in Colombia is about $120. The salary of a plumber is $120, of an electrician is $160, and the average salary of a street cleaner is about $110.

Average monthly salary
$120
Plumber
$140
Electrician
$160
Street cleaner
$110