Nicaragua
Nicaragua






Nicaragua

Salaries in Nicaragua

The salary in Nicaragua is $320. The average salary in micro-enterprises with up to 15 employees is $160; in small enterprises with up to 100 employees it’s $288, and $480 in medium-sized companies with over 100 employees. The average salary in large enterprises from 250 people in Nicaragua is $608. In the state-financed organizations in Nicaragua, the average salary is $336.



Average salaries in Nicaragua in 2022, 2021-2018 years

The average monthly salary in Nicaragua in 2018 was $310, in 2019 - $314, in 2020 - $317, in 2021 - $317. The growth of the average salary in Nicaragua since 2018 in dollars is 2%.

2022

Average monthly salary

$320

Large enterprises
$608
Medium enterprises
$480
Small businesses
$288
Microenterprises
$160
Public sector Nicaragua
$336

2021

Average monthly salary

$317

Large enterprises
$602
Medium enterprises
$475
Small businesses
$285
Microenterprises
$158
Public sector Nicaragua
$333

2020

Average monthly salary

$317

Large enterprises
$602
Medium enterprises
$475
Small businesses
$285
Microenterprises
$158
Public sector Nicaragua
$333

2019

Average monthly salary

$314

Large enterprises
$596
Medium enterprises
$470
Small businesses
$282
Microenterprises
$157
Public sector Nicaragua
$329

2018

Average monthly salary

$310

Large enterprises
$590
Medium enterprises
$466
Small businesses
$279
Microenterprises
$155
Public sector Nicaragua
$326

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


Salaries in Nicaragua by field of activity

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

Public administration, court and notary

The average salary in Nicaragua in the state administration, the court and the notary is about $960. The salary of the head of the region is about $3200, the salaries of local government deputies are $1090, the average salaries of officials in Nicaragua region are $780. Judges salaries are approximately $1920. The income of a private notary is $3200, and the state one is about $960.

Average monthly salary
$960
Head of the region
$3200
Government deputies
$1090
Government officials
$780
Judges
$1920
Private notary
$3200
State notary
$960


The education system

The average salary in the education system in Nicaragua is $220. The salary of a teacher at a school is $260, and the headmaster is $510. A kindergarten teacher in Nicaragua earns about $160, in turn, the head of the kindergarten receives $500. In the higher education system in Nicaragua, salaries are 15-20% higher, a university teacher receives about $450, and a university rector receives $1310. The average salary of a college or technical school teacher is $350, and the director is $830.

Average monthly salary
$220
School teacher
$260
Headmaster of the school
$510
University teacher
$450
University rector
$1310
College teacher
$350
College director
$830
Kindergarten teacher
$160
Kindergarten head
$500

Medicine

The salary in the field of medicine in Nicaragua is $400. The salary of a general practitioner is $850, a surgeons salary is $580, a nurse receives $300, and the chief doctor at the hospital receives $850.

Average monthly salary
$400
Chief Physician
$850
General Practitioner
$420
Doctor surgeon
$580
Nurse
$300



Law enforcement agencies

The security ministries in Nicaragua 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 Nicaragua is $350. The salary of a Colonel is approximately $850, of a Major is $580, of a Lieutenant or a Warrant officer is $340, and enlisted personnel earns 260.

Average monthly salary
$350
Colonel
$850
Major
$580
Lieutenant, Ensign
$340
Private, petty officer
$260


Public catering

The average salary in the public catering sector in Nicaragua is approximately $290. The salary of a chef in a restaurant or cafe is $400, of a barista is $340, the average salary of a waiter is about $260, and fast food workers salary in Nicaragua is $220.

Average monthly salary
$290
Chef
$400
Barista
$340
Waiter
$260
Fast food worker
$220

Construction industry

The average salary in construction in Nicaragua is about $370. The salary of a civil engineer is $750, of a foreman is $510, the average salary of a house painter is about $340, of a crane operator is $380, and the salary of a construction worker is $290.

Average monthly salary
$370
Civil engineer
$750
Foreman
$510
House painter
$340
Crane operator
$380
Construction worker
$290


IT

The average salary in the field of information technology in Nicaragua is $770. A programmer gets about $500, a web developer about $420, and a system administrator in Nicaragua earns $370.

Average monthly salary
$770
Programmer
$500
Web Developer
$420
System Administrator
$370

Office employees

The volume of the monthly average salary of office employees in various fields of activity in Nicaragua is approximately 340 dollars. A sales manager in Nicaragua receives $350, an office manager - $340, an accountant - $320, and a lawyer salary in Nicaragua is about $370.

Average monthly salary
$340
Sales Manager
$350
Office Manager
$340
Accountant
$320
Lawyer
$370


Trading

The monthly income of store employees in Nicaragua is $220. The salary of the cashier is $210, and the store director is $300.

Average monthly salary
$220
Seller-cashier
$210
Store Directors
$300

Transport

The average salary in the transport industry in Nicaragua is $220. The salary of a driver is 260 dollars, a car mechanic is $240, and the income of a taxi driver in Nicaragua is about $450 per month.

Average monthly salary
$220
Driver
$260
Car mechanic
$240
Taxi driver
$450


Utilities sector

The average salary of employees of the housing and communal services workers in Nicaragua is about $160. The salary of a plumber is $160, of an electrician is $210, and the average salary of a street cleaner is about $140.

Average monthly salary
$160
Plumber
$190
Electrician
$210
Street cleaner
$140