El Salvador
El Salvador






El Salvador

Salaries in El Salvador

The salary in El Salvador is $415. The average salary in micro-enterprises with up to 15 employees is $249; in small enterprises with up to 100 employees it’s $374, and $457 in medium-sized companies with over 100 employees. The average salary in large enterprises from 250 people in El Salvador is $581. In the state-financed organizations in El Salvador, the average salary is $332.





Average salaries in El Salvador in 2022 and 2021

Average salary in El Salvador in 2021 , it was $403, and in 2022 - $415. Average salary growth in El Salvador for the year was 3%.

2022
2021
Average monthly salary
$415
$403
Large enterprises
$581
$564
Medium enterprises
$457
$443
Small businesses
$374
$362
Microenterprises
$249
$242
Public sector
$332
$322


Salaries in El Salvador by field of activity

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

Public administration, court and notary

The average salary in El Salvador in the state administration, the court and the notary is about $1 370. The salary of the head of the region is about $4 565, the salaries of local government deputies are $1 552, the average salaries of officials in El Salvador region are $1 118. Judges salaries are approximately $2 739. The income of a private notary is $1 370, and the state one is about $1 370.

Head of the Administration
$4 565
Government deputies
$1 552
Government officials
$1 118
Judges
$2 739
Notary
$1 370


The education system

The average salary in the education system in El Salvador is $320. The salary of a teacher at a school is $333, and the headmaster is $639. A kindergarten teacher in El Salvador earns about $228, in turn, the head of the kindergarten receives $571. In the higher education system in El Salvador, salaries are 15-20% higher, a university teacher receives about $548, and a university rector receives $1 872. The average salary of a college or technical school teacher is $484, and the director is $1 187.

School teacher
$333
Headmaster of the school
$639
University teacher
$548
University rector
$1 872
College teacher
$484
College director
$1 187
Kindergarten teacher
$228
Kindergarten head
$571


Medicine

The salary in the field of medicine in El Salvador is $571. The salary of a general practitioner is $1 210, a surgeons salary is $822, a nurse receives $434, and the chief doctor at the hospital receives $1 210.

Chief Physician
$1 210
General Practitioner
$593
Doctor surgeon
$822
Nurse
$434




Law enforcement agencies

The security ministries in El Salvador 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 El Salvador is $502. The salary of a Colonel is approximately $1 210, of a Major is $822, of a Lieutenant or a Warrant officer is $479, and enlisted personnel earns $365.

Colonel
$1 210
Major
$822
Lieutenant, Ensign
$479
Private, petty officer
$365


Public catering

The average salary in the public catering sector in El Salvador is approximately $411. The salary of a chef in a restaurant or cafe is $571, of a barista is $479, the average salary of a waiter is about $365, and fast food workers salary in El Salvador is $320.

Chef
$571
Barista
$479
Waiter
$365
Fast food worker
$320


Construction industry

The average salary in construction in El Salvador is about $479. The salary of a civil engineer is $845, of a foreman is $639, the average salary of a house painter is about $388, of a crane operator is $457, and the salary of a construction worker is $365.

Civil engineer
$845
Foreman
$639
House painter
$388
Crane operator
$457
Construction worker
$365


IT

The average salary in the field of information technology in El Salvador is $639. A programmer gets about $708, a web developer about $593, and a system administrator in El Salvador earns $525.

Programmer
$708
Web Developer
$593
System Administrator
$525


Office employees

The volume of the monthly average salary of office employees in various fields of activity in El Salvador is approximately $484 dollars. A sales manager in El Salvador receives $502, an office manager - $479, an accountant - $457, and a lawyer salary in El Salvador is about $525.

Sales Manager
$502
Office Manager
$479
Accountant
$457
Lawyer
$525


Trading

The monthly income of store employees in El Salvador is $320. The salary of the cashier is $297, and the store director is $434.

Seller-cashier
$297
Store Directors
$434


Transport

The average salary in the transport industry in El Salvador is $320. The salary of a driver is $365 dollars, a car mechanic is $342, and the income of a taxi driver in El Salvador is about $639 per month.

Driver
$365
Car mechanic
$342
Taxi driver
$639


Utilities sector

The average salary of employees of the housing and communal services workers in El Salvador is about $228. The salary of a plumber is $228, of an electrician is $297, and the average salary of a street cleaner is about $205.

Plumber
$274
Electrician
$297
Street cleaner
$205