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Minimum wage rates of Elsalvador with effective from July 1, 2013

There is no single national minimum wage, but that is different depending on the sector of the economy. The base salary is lower in the agriculture sector, while the highest is in the trade and services sector.
In late June 2013, the National Minimum Wage (MNHA) approved a 12% increase in the legal minimum wage for all sectors to be implemented in three tranches, over a period of 18 months.
The agreement, signed by order of the President, determines an increase of 4% from 1 July 2013, on 1 January 2014 another 4%, and the remaining 4% on 1 January 2015.
Minimum wage rates applicable from 1 July 2013:
Branch of Activity and Sub
Decrees 54, 55, 56 and 57 Official Journal No. 85 took 391 of 06/05/11 Decrees 103, 104, 105 and 106. Official Journal No. 119 took 400 of 01/07/13
As at 1 July 2013 As at 1 January 2014   As at 1 January 2015  
Daily New Salary 4% New Salary 4% New Salary
Maquila, textiles and clothing $ 187.50 $ 6.50 $ 195.00 $ 6.76 $ 202.80 $ 7.03 $ 210.90
Industry $ 219.30 $ 7.60 $ 228.00 $ 7.90 $ 237.00 $ 8.22 $ 246.60
Commerce and service $ 224.10 $ 7.77 $ 233.10 $ 8.08 $ 242.40 $ 8.39 $ 251.70
Agricultural $ 105.00 $ 3.64 $ 109.20 $ 3.79 $ 113.70 $ 3.94 $ 118.20
Coffee Harvest Collection $ 114.60 $ 3.97 $ 119.10 $ 4.13 $ 123.90 $ 4.30 $ 129.00
Sugar Harvest Collection $ 97.20 $ 3.37 $ 101.10 $ 3.50 $ 105.00 $ 3.64 $ 109.20
Cotton Harvest Collection $ 87.60 $ 3.04 $ 91.20 $ 3.16 $ 94.80 $ 3.29 $ 98.70
Benefits of Coffee $ 152.10 $ 5.27 $ 158.10 $ 5.48 $ 164.40 $ 5.70 $ 171.00
Benefits of Cotton and Sugar $ 110.40 $ 3.83 $ 114.90 $ 3.98 $ 119.40 $ 4.14 $ 124.20

 

Date of next revision in minimum wages is not yet announced by the government. WageIndicator Team has checked and updated information on this page on July 10, 2013.