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AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR MOST TYPICAL SALARY / YEAR
Gross income
Net (after tax)

4.7 BRL = 1 USD

259,136 BRL

$55,140 USD
Sao Paulo

299,327 BRL

150,387 BRL

$32,000 USD
Including "Sao Paulo"
Excluding "Sao Paulo"

Average Salary / Brazil

Average salary in Brazil is 259,136 BRL per year. The most typical earning is 150,387 BRL. All data are based on 800 salary surveys. Salaries are different between men and women. Men receive an average salary of 264,117 BRL. Women receive a salary of 204,902 BRL.

The most paid careers are Health Care & Medical with average income 552,673 BRL and Management & Business with income 381,607 BRL.

Based on education, the highest salaries receive people with Masters Degree with salary of 363,749 BRL. The second most paid education level is Doctorate Degree with salary of 352,940 BRL.

Different experiences affect earning as well. People with 20+ Years of experience receive salary of 398,526 BRL. Employees with 16-20 Years of experience receive 381,607 BRL.

Levels / Brazil (Gross BRL)

Salary Levels (BRL) per Year Surveys [%]
14,100 BRL - 23,499 BRL
0 n/a
23,500 BRL - 46,999 BRL
8 100%
1%
47,000 BRL - 70,499 BRL
54 99%
6.75%
70,500 BRL - 93,999 BRL
58 92.25%
7.25%
94,000 BRL - 117,499 BRL
57 85%
7.12%
117,500 BRL - 140,999 BRL
79 77.88%
9.88%
THE MOST TYPICAL SALARY
141,000 BRL - 164,499 BRL
81 68%
10.13%
164,500 BRL - 187,999 BRL
58 57.88%
7.25%
188,000 BRL - 211,499 BRL
52 50.63%
6.5%
211,500 BRL - 234,999 BRL
39 44.13%
4.88%
235,000 BRL - 258,499 BRL
42 39.25%
5.25%
258,500 BRL - 281,999 BRL
37 34%
4.63%
282,000 BRL - 305,499 BRL
24 29.38%
3%
305,500 BRL - 328,999 BRL
22 26.38%
2.75%
329,000 BRL - 352,499 BRL
14 23.63%
1.75%
352,500 BRL - 375,999 BRL
11 21.88%
1.38%
376,000 BRL - 399,499 BRL
14 20.5%
1.75%
399,500 BRL - 422,999 BRL
16 18.75%
2%
423,000 BRL - 446,499 BRL
13 16.75%
1.63%
446,500 BRL - 469,999 BRL
9 15.13%
1.13%
470,000 BRL - 493,499 BRL
8 14%
1%
493,500 BRL - 516,999 BRL
12 13%
1.5%
517,000 BRL - 540,399 BRL
5 11.5%
0.63%
540,500 BRL - 563,899 BRL
15 10.88%
1.88%
564,000 BRL - 587,399 BRL
12 9%
1.5%
587,500 BRL - 610,899 BRL
9 7.5%
1.13%
610,900 BRL - 634,399 BRL
4 6.38%
0.5%
634,400 BRL - 657,899 BRL
6 5.88%
0.75%
657,900 BRL - 681,399 BRL
5 5.13%
0.63%
681,400 BRL - 704,899 BRL
1 4.5%
0.13%
HIGH SALARIES
704,900 BRL - 751,899 BRL
9 4.38%
1.13%
751,900 BRL - 798,899 BRL
6 3.25%
0.75%
798,900 BRL - 845,899 BRL
2 2.5%
0.25%
845,900 BRL - 892,899 BRL
3 2.25%
0.38%
892,900 BRL - 939,899 BRL
1 1.88%
0.13%
939,900 BRL - 986,899 BRL
3 1.75%
0.38%
986,900 BRL - 1,033,899 BRL
1 1.38%
0.13%
1,033,900 BRL - 1,080,899 BRL
2 1.25%
0.25%
1,080,900 BRL - 1,127,899 BRL
1 1%
0.13%
1,127,900 BRL - 1,174,899 BRL
0 n/a
1,174,900 BRL - 1,644,899 BRL
7 0.88%
0.88%

Gender / Brazil (Gross BRL)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Men 630 264,117 BRL
2 Women 115 204,902 BRL

Education / Brazil (Gross BRL)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Masters Degree 229 363,749 BRL
2 Doctorate Degree 51 352,940 BRL
3 Bachelors Degree 427 209,132 BRL
4 Some College 52 197,383 BRL
5 High School 37 156,026 BRL
6 Bellow H. School 4 149,447 BRL

Experience / Brazil (Gross BRL)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 20+ Years 83 398,526 BRL
2 16-20 Years 93 381,607 BRL
3 12-16 Years 109 338,841 BRL
4 8-12 Years 169 247,199 BRL
5 4-8 Years 188 195,033 BRL
6 2-4 Years 87 153,207 BRL
7 1-2 Years 37 150,857 BRL
8 0-1 Year 34 131,118 BRL

Age / Brazil (Gross BRL)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 56-60 6 503,327 BRL
2 51-55 20 479,359 BRL
3 66-70 1 435,653 BRL
4 61-65 4 431,893 BRL
5 46-50 46 386,777 BRL
6 41-45 82 328,972 BRL
7 36-40 135 323,332 BRL
8 n/a 55 315,813 BRL
9 31-35 209 238,269 BRL
10 26-30 179 159,786 BRL
11 21-25 56 135,348 BRL
12 14-20 7 111,380 BRL

Work Type / Brazil (Gross BRL)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Permanent 672 271,637 BRL
2 Self Employed 26 217,121 BRL
3 Contract 87 195,033 BRL
4 Part Time 15 149,447 BRL

Cities / Brazil (Gross BRL)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Salvador 2 598,729 BRL
2 Maceió 3 468,550 BRL
3 Campo Grande 3 437,063 BRL
4 Guarulhos 6 431,893 BRL
5 Ribeirao Preto 2 409,335 BRL
6 Jaboatao dos Guararapes 1 398,526 BRL
7 Sao Paulo 336 299,364 BRL
8 Uberlândia 4 286,205 BRL
9 Goiânia 4 271,167 BRL
10 Rio de Janeiro 129 266,937 BRL
11 Sao José dos Campos 13 262,237 BRL
12 Manaus 3 248,609 BRL
13 Sao Luís 1 248,609 BRL
14 Campinas 35 240,149 BRL
15 Porto Alegre 36 232,160 BRL
16 Natal 3 231,220 BRL
17 --Other-- 26 229,340 BRL
18 Brasília 35 215,241 BRL
19 Sao Bernardo do Campo 10 210,542 BRL
20 Cuiabá 3 208,192 BRL
21 Belo Horizonte 43 201,143 BRL
22 Curitiba 52 169,655 BRL
23 Santo André 3 160,726 BRL
24 Sorocaba 5 154,147 BRL
25 Ananindeua 1 150,857 BRL
26 Belém 8 148,507 BRL
27 Fortaleza 9 145,217 BRL
28 Sao Gonçalo 2 133,938 BRL
29 Aracaju 1 121,719 BRL
30 Recife 14 120,309 BRL
31 Londrina 5 117,490 BRL
32 Joao Pessoa 2 109,500 BRL

Career Groups / Brazil (Gross BRL)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Health Care & Medical 15 552,673 BRL
2 Management & Business 127 381,607 BRL
3 Finance & Banking 30 378,318 BRL
4 Engineers & Technicians V 13 352,940 BRL
5 Insurance 4 340,251 BRL
6 Public Sector 13 328,502 BRL
7 Marketing, Sales, Purchase 49 322,862 BRL
8 Security & Fireguard 2 320,982 BRL
9 Health Care & Medical II 8 314,403 BRL
10 Automobile 5 311,113 BRL
11 Sports & Recreation 3 296,075 BRL
12 Human Resources 31 294,665 BRL
13 Engineers & Technicians III 8 293,725 BRL
14 Construction & Labor Workers 4 274,926 BRL
15 Manufacturing & Labor Workers 4 274,456 BRL
16 Accounting & Administration 33 239,209 BRL
17 Military 3 235,450 BRL
18 Engineers & Technicians 96 232,630 BRL
19 Aviation & Shipping 7 230,750 BRL
20 Arts, Culture, Performance 6 223,231 BRL
21 Salesmen & Saleswomen 15 211,952 BRL
22 Customer Services 14 210,542 BRL
23 Engineers & Technicians IV 6 208,662 BRL
24 Properties & Real Estates 3 197,383 BRL
25 Logistics, Road, Railway 10 192,683 BRL
26 Law 14 188,454 BRL
27 Engineers & Technicians II 3 185,634 BRL
28 IT & Programming II 68 179,994 BRL
29 IT & Programming 145 178,114 BRL
30 Architect Constructions 8 160,726 BRL
31 Media 9 156,966 BRL
32 Education & University 24 151,797 BRL
33 Organization & Coordination 9 139,578 BRL
34 Making Design 3 134,408 BRL
35 Hotels & Tourism 5 108,560 BRL
36 Agriculture & Fishing 2 108,560 BRL
37 Restaurants, Inns, Pubs 1 68,614 BRL

Careers / Brazil (Gross BRL)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Doctor Specialist 7 677,212 BRL
2 Director 19 612,358 BRL
3 General Manager 14 516,956 BRL
4 Business Development Manager 6 501,447 BRL
5 Human Resources Manager 13 478,889 BRL
6 Engineering Manager 12 403,695 BRL
7 Account Manager 4 401,816 BRL
8 Other Engineer Career 11 399,466 BRL
9 Manager 22 397,586 BRL
10 Plant Manager 6 388,187 BRL
11 Other Public Sector Career 8 373,618 BRL
12 Operations Manager 4 367,509 BRL
13 Marketing Manager 12 336,021 BRL
14 Sales Manager 7 332,731 BRL
15 Finance Manager 4 330,382 BRL
16 Business Manager 5 320,512 BRL
17 IT Manager 18 313,933 BRL
18 Research Engineer 4 287,145 BRL
19 Audit Manager 8 270,227 BRL
20 Other Sales Career 7 265,997 BRL
21 Doctor 5 255,658 BRL
22 Product Manager 4 252,838 BRL
23 SAP Consulting 7 252,368 BRL
24 Project Manager 10 249,548 BRL
25 IT Coordinator 4 247,669 BRL
26 Customer Service Manager 4 219,471 BRL
27 Lawyer 8 207,252 BRL
28 Financial Analyst 6 206,782 BRL
29 Other Management Career 10 203,962 BRL
30 IT Project Manager 16 201,143 BRL
31 Engineer 23 200,673 BRL
32 Mechanical Engineer 27 196,913 BRL
33 Lead Developer 10 192,683 BRL
34 Software Engineer 13 186,104 BRL
35 Electrical Engineer 9 186,104 BRL
36 Product Development Manager 5 186,104 BRL
37 University Professor 5 185,164 BRL
38 Human Resource 5 183,284 BRL
39 Salesmen or Saleswomen 6 179,054 BRL
40 Human Resource Coordinator 5 179,054 BRL
41 Human Resource Hunter 4 169,655 BRL
42 J2EE Developer 6 164,016 BRL
43 Other IT Career 10 161,666 BRL
44 Security Specialist 4 155,556 BRL
45 University Professor Assistant 4 152,267 BRL
46 System Analyst 12 143,807 BRL
47 Electrical Technician 4 136,288 BRL
48 Software Developer 36 133,938 BRL
49 Other Marketing Career 5 132,058 BRL
50 Architect 6 129,709 BRL
51 Web Developer 6 128,299 BRL
52 .NET Developer 8 127,829 BRL
53 Java Developer 10 117,490 BRL
54 Relationship Manager 4 115,610 BRL
55 Data-warehouse Engineer 4 115,610 BRL
56 Administrative Assistant 4 108,560 BRL
57 C, C++ Developer 6 105,741 BRL
58 Human Resource Administrator 4 101,981 BRL

People's individual salary examples (surveys)

Fp&a Coordinator
Posted 16 April 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Sao Paulo Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years Advanced 108,000 BRL

Secretary
Posted 18 March 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Sao Paulo Some College 0-1 Year Basic 33,400 BRL

Project Manager
Posted 11 March 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Sao Paulo Bachelors Degree 12-16 Years Expert 163,900 BRL

Product Owner
Posted 21 February 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Porto Alegre Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years Intermediate 67,500 BRL

Hr Specialist
Posted 20 February 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Sao Paulo Masters Degree 4-8 Years Advanced 51,900 BRL

Especialista De Ti
Posted 17 February 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Sao Paulo Bachelors Degree 12-16 Years Advanced 155,700 BRL

Human Resources Manager
Posted 15 February 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Rio de Janeiro Bachelors Degree 16-20 Years Expert 191,200 BRL

Director
Posted 16 January 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Sao Paulo Masters Degree 16-20 Years Expert 315,000 BRL

Senior Devops Engineer
Posted 14 January 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Sao Paulo Some College 4-8 Years Advanced 273,000 BRL

Audit Manager
Posted 14 January 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Sao Paulo Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years Expert 118,700 BRL

Ruby Developer
Posted 03 January 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Sao José dos Campos Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years Advanced 140,000 BRL

Cloud Security Architect
Posted 25 December 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Rio de Janeiro Bachelors Degree 8-12 Years Expert 157,500 BRL

Application Engineer
Posted 16 December 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
--Other-- Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years Intermediate 89,300 BRL

Broadcast Engineer
Posted 03 December 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Sao Paulo Bachelors Degree 8-12 Years Advanced 175,000 BRL

Director
Posted 27 November 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Brasília Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years Advanced 131,300 BRL

Writer
Posted 22 November 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Sao Paulo Bachelors Degree 16-20 Years Advanced 210,000 BRL

Program Manager Staff Leader
Posted 17 November 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Belo Horizonte Masters Degree 12-16 Years Advanced 455,000 BRL

Especialist
Posted 09 November 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Sao Paulo Masters Degree 8-12 Years Expert 142,200 BRL

Solutuions Archtect
Posted 03 November 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Sao Paulo Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years Advanced 105,000 BRL

Customer Success Specialist
Posted 29 October 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Campinas Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years Expert 90,800 BRL

Real Estate Property And Leasing Supervisor
Posted 14 October 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Brasília Masters Degree 4-8 Years Advanced 145,300 BRL

Agile Coach
Posted 13 October 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Rio de Janeiro Masters Degree 12-16 Years Expert 179,400 BRL

Data Engineer
Posted 11 October 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Porto Alegre Some College 2-4 Years Advanced 91,900 BRL

Mechanical Maintenance Technician
Posted 11 October 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Rio de Janeiro Some College 4-8 Years Advanced 90,100 BRL

Ios Developer
Posted 10 October 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Sao Paulo High School 2-4 Years Advanced 105,000 BRL

Software Engineer
Posted 10 October 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Belo Horizonte Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years Advanced 113,800 BRL

Project
Posted 10 October 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Brasília Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years Expert 372,400 BRL

Engineering Lead
Posted 08 October 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Rio de Janeiro Masters Degree 12-16 Years Advanced 450,700 BRL

Lawyer
Posted 04 October 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Sao Paulo Bachelors Degree 1-2 Years Advanced 77,900 BRL

Sales
Posted 29 September 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Rio de Janeiro Masters Degree 2-4 Years Expert 175,000 BRL

Producer
Posted 22 September 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Sao Paulo Masters Degree 8-12 Years Expert 262,500 BRL

Software Engineer
Posted 21 September 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Sao Paulo Bachelors Degree 12-16 Years Advanced 126,000 BRL

Civil Engineer
Posted 20 September 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Belo Horizonte Bachelors Degree 0-1 Year Basic 228,300 BRL

Software Architect
Posted 24 August 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Brasília Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years Advanced 152,300 BRL

Safety
Posted 23 August 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Sao Gonçalo Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years Advanced 141,000 BRL

Economist
Posted 22 August 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Brasília Doctorate Degree 16-20 Years Expert 272,000 BRL

Plant Manager
Posted 21 August 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Sao Luís Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years Expert 248,500 BRL

It Manager
Posted 19 August 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Sao Paulo Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years Advanced 84,600 BRL

Senior
Posted 11 July 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Sao Paulo Bachelors Degree 12-16 Years Advanced 131,300 BRL

Latin America Marketing Manager
Posted 09 July 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Sao Paulo Masters Degree 8-12 Years Advanced 157,500 BRL

Compensation Leader
Posted 08 July 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Rio de Janeiro Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years Advanced 175,000 BRL

Senior Product Engineer
Posted 08 July 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Salvador Masters Degree 8-12 Years Advanced 133,900 BRL

Hse Leader
Posted 24 June 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Sao Paulo Masters Degree 8-12 Years Expert 161,900 BRL

Consulting Software Engineer
Posted 21 May 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Sao Paulo Doctorate Degree 8-12 Years Expert 262,500 BRL

Asic Design Verification Engineer
Posted 01 April 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Campinas Doctorate Degree 20+ Years n/a 315,000 BRL

Engineering Supervisor
Posted 20 March 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Curitiba Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years n/a 87,500 BRL

Escrevente
Posted 16 March 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Guarulhos High School 0-1 Year n/a 66,200 BRL

Contract Manufacturing Manager
Posted 07 March 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Sao Paulo Bachelors Degree 20+ Years n/a 193,400 BRL

Sales Manager
Posted 04 March 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Sao Paulo Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years n/a 206,500 BRL

Process Engineer
Posted 03 March 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Sao Bernardo do Campo Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years n/a 84,000 BRL

ECONOMY / Brazil

Brazil has the 6th largest economy in the world by its nominal GDP and the 8th largest by its PPP (purchasing power parity) in year 2012 according to CIA. The economy is modern, inward oriented, and it's the largest in the Latin America and the 2nd largest in the Western Hemisphere. The Brazilian economy is on of the fastest growing among major economies in the world. Its annual growth is more than 5%. Brazil tend to be the country with the 5th largest economy in the world.

Brazilian labor force is estimated at around 101 million. 71% works in service sector, 19% in the industry sector, and 10% in agriculture.

Rio de Janeiro Rio de Janeiro

Main industry

The largest Brazilian industries are machinery, automobile, aircraft, electronics, petrochemicals, mining, constructions, food and Beverage, textiles, and tourism.

The largest companies in Brazil are:
  1. Petrobras (Oil & Gas Operations)
  2. Vale (Mining)
  3. Ita├║ Unibanco (Banking)
  4. Ambev (Beverage)
  5. Banco Bradesco (Banking)
  6. Banco do Brasil (Banking)
  7. OGX (Oil & Gas Operations)

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