average salary in El Salvador EL SALVADOR SALARY

Average gross salary for El Salvador GROSS SALARY
US$ 39,727
Average net salary for El Salvador NET SALARY
US$ 30,234
The most typical salary for El Salvador MOST TYPICAL GROSS
US$ 23,426
  Updated: 10 Mar 2020   Diff. gross vs. net: 23%
  Salary entries: 61

El Salvador Earnings

Average salary in El Salvador is US$ 39,727.

Average take home earning is US$ 30,234 (Net).

The most typical salary is US$ 23,426 (Gross).

These data are from our visitors surveys (61 individual salaries).

"What gets measured gets improved."
-Peter Drucker

COMPARE YOUR SALARY WITH OTHERS »

Percentage of people Earn this salary or more
7 % US$ 122,000
15 % US$ 86,466
26 % US$ 54,500
51 % US$ 33,449
82 % US$ 14,735
95 % US$ 6,950
97 % US$ 3,200
Career Avg. gross salary Salary entries
Finance Manager US$ 62,850 04
Engineer US$ 22,490 04
Operations Manager US$ 87,500 02
Marketing Manager US$ 56,750 02
Human Resources Manager US$ 32,500 02
Medical Assistant US$ 29,000 02
IT Coordinator US$ 17,300 02
Construction Worker US$ 11,000 02
Manufacturing US$ 124,000 01
Sergeant US$ 100,000 01
City Avg. gross salary Salary entries
San Salvador US$ 40,279 58
 Advertising

  SALARY BY LEVEL    EL SALVADOR

Salary levels Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
More US$ 190,000
01
145K US$ 142,000
01
125K US$ 122,000
02
105K US$ 100,000
02
85K US$ 86,466
03
65K US$ 62,500
02
55K US$ 54,500
05
45K US$ 42,142
07
35K US$ 33,449
08
25K US$ 23,426
10
15K US$ 14,735
09
8K US$ 6,950
08
4K US$ 3,200
01
1K US$ 1,100
02

  SALARY BY GENDER    EL SALVADOR

Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Men US$ 41,736 40
Women US$ 36,051 18
N/A US$ 35,000 03

  SALARY BY EDUCATION    EL SALVADOR

Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Doctorate Degree US$ 56,500 03
Masters Degree US$ 86,990 10
Bachelors Degree US$ 29,132 27
Some College US$ 37,139 10
High School US$ 22,500 08
Bellow H. School US$ 15,332 03

Workers holding Masters Degree degrees enjoy the highest average gross salaries in El Salvador. With an earned Masters Degree, they grosses US$ 86,990. While Workers with Bellow H. School education earn the least, with an average gross income of US$ 15,332. This is 467.38% lower of what Masters Degree degree holders earn.


  SALARY BY EXPERIENCE    EL SALVADOR

Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
20+ Years US$ 82,377 09
16-20 Years US$ 35,087 06
12-16 Years US$ 25,414 07
8-12 Years US$ 53,638 11
4-8 Years US$ 32,079 13
2-4 Years US$ 16,333 03
1-2 Years US$ 20,740 05
0-1 Year US$ 19,114 07

Workers in El Salvador with more years of work experience outperform their counterparts with less experience. Workers with 20+ Years of experience earn a gross average of US$ 82,377 compared to US$ 16,333 for their counterparts with 2-4 Years of experience. The difference between workers with 20+ Years of experience and 2-4 Years is 404.36%.


  SALARY BY AGE    EL SALVADOR

Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
More US$ 63,333 03
57-62 US$ 115,000 02
51-56 US$ 62,500 02
45-50 US$ 24,180 09
39-44 US$ 73,628 07
33-38 US$ 45,035 14
27-32 US$ 23,005 11
22-26 US$ 16,866 09
16-21 US$ 5,000 01
N/A US$ 35,000 03
 Advertising

  SALARY BY FIELD    EL SALVADOR

# Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Engineers & Technicians V US$ 142,000 01
2. Manufacturing & Labor Workers US$ 124,000 01
3. Management & Business US$ 71,533 06
4. Law US$ 70,000 02
5. Military US$ 65,000 02
6. Aviation & Shipping US$ 60,000 01
7. IT & Telecommunication II US$ 54,500 02
8. Architect Constructions US$ 50,000 01
9. Finance & Banking US$ 43,257 07
10. Marketing, Sales, Purchase US$ 42,750 04
11. Human Resources US$ 32,500 02
12. Construction & Labor Workers US$ 31,749 04
13. Arts, Culture, Performance US$ 30,000 01
14. Health Care & Medical US$ 29,000 02
15. Engineers & Technicians US$ 26,992 05
16. IT & Telecommunication US$ 26,166 06
17. Health Care & Medical II US$ 22,249 02
18. Customer Services US$ 20,100 02
19. Education & University US$ 16,100 02
20. Public Sector US$ 15,000 01
21. Accounting & Administration US$ 12,261 02
22. Engineers & Technicians II US$ 12,000 01
23. Security & Fireguard US$ 8,500 02
24. Organization & Coordination US$ 7,000 01
25. Hotels & Tourism US$ 1,000 01

Show all fields »

Average salaries in El Salvador can vary greatly based on a career field. Engineers & Technicians V enjoy the highest gross average salaries (US$ 142,000), followed by Manufacturing & Labor Workers (US$ 124,000), and Management & Business (US$ 71,533). Lower average gross salaries in the El Salvador are earned by those in Hotels & Tourism (US$ 1,000) and those in Organization & Coordination positions (US$ 7,000). The difference between the most paid and the lowest paid fields is 14100%.


  SALARY BY CAREER    EL SALVADOR

# Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Manufacturing US$ 124,000 01
2. Sergeant US$ 100,000 01
3. Private Practice Lawyer US$ 100,000 01
4. SAP Developer US$ 89,000 01
5. Operations Manager US$ 87,500 02
6. Construction Maintenance US$ 65,000 01
7. Finance Manager US$ 62,850 04
8. Airport Manager US$ 60,000 01
9. Marketing Manager US$ 56,750 02
10. Architect US$ 50,000 01
11. Engineering Manager US$ 45,000 01
12. Lawyer US$ 40,000 01
13. Construction Foreman US$ 39,998 01
14. Retail Store Manager US$ 35,000 01
15. Human Resources Manager US$ 32,500 02
16. Other Arts Career US$ 30,000 01
17. Military Officer Lead US$ 30,000 01
18. Medical Assistant US$ 29,000 02
19. Dental Assistant US$ 24,999 01
20. Engineer US$ 22,490 04
21. Other IT Career US$ 20,000 01
22. Psychiatrist US$ 19,500 01
23. Software Developer US$ 19,200 01
24. IT Coordinator US$ 17,300 02
25. Other Public Sector Career US$ 15,000 01
26. Construction Worker US$ 11,000 02
27. Police Officer US$ 10,000 01
28. .NET Developer US$ 7,200 01
29. Guardian US$ 7,000 01
30. Chambermaid US$ 1,000 01

Show all careers »

In El Salvador economy, Manufacturing is on the top list of highest earners, earning an average gross salary of US$ 124,000. Sergeant and Private Practice Lawyer follow, earning US$ 100,000 and US$ 100,000, respectively. Chambermaid earn a gross annual average of US$ 1,000, while Guardian earn US$ 7,000. The gap between the lowest and the highest paid careers is 12300%.


  SALARY BY JOB TYPE    EL SALVADOR

Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Permanent US$ 39,093 47
Contract US$ 42,125 08
Self Employed US$ 48,400 05
Part Time US$ 7,000 01
 Advertising

  SALARY BY CITY    EL SALVADOR

# Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. San Salvador US$ 40,279 58

Show all cities »


  SALARY BY COUNTRY    EL SALVADOR

# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Switzerland Switzerland US$ 123,671 CHF 117,740 1,233
2. Australia Australia US$ 87,683 AU$ 99,195 3,097
3. Norway Norway US$ 84,221 NOK 639,179 1,149
4. United States United States US$ 81,658 US$ 81,658 20,081
5. Germany Germany US$ 76,589 EUR 62,328 2,503
6. United Kingdom United Kingdom US$ 73,248 GBP 49,739 4,553
7. Canada Canada US$ 70,793 CA$ 77,721 4,920
8. France France US$ 70,184 EUR 57,244 1,208
9. Finland Finland US$ 65,956 EUR 53,659 604
10. Italy Italy US$ 63,349 EUR 51,328 1,272
11. Mexico Mexico US$ 47,409 MXN 797,233 633
12. Slovenia Slovenia US$ 45,808 EUR 36,672 283
13. El Salvador El Salvador US$ 39,727 US$ 39,727 61
14. Croatia Croatia US$ 32,228 HRK 196,813 452
15. Malaysia Malaysia US$ 29,165 MYR 104,272 6,709
16. India India US$ 21,559 INR 1,323,295 10,514

Show all countries »

Get personal salary report based on your exact career.

What percentage of people earn more or less than you do?

COMPARE YOUR SALARY WITH OTHERS »

(21/21)  HEAD OF HR


 Posted: 10 Mar 2020

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "Management of downstream partner HR accounts."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 1,200


(20/21)  AUTOMATION ENGINEER


 Posted: 24 Feb 2020

Bachelors Degree, 16-20 years: "Automation engineer, SCADA implentations."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 40,000


(19/21)  IT CONSULTANT


 Posted: 04 Sep 2019

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Chief Information Security Office Firewall Administration."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 9,600


(18/21)  WEBSITE MANAGER


 Posted: 06 Apr 2019

High School, 8-12 years: "MANAGE WEBSITE AND PLACE ORDERS."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 35,000


(17/21)  PROCUREMENT CHIEF


 Posted: 04 Apr 2019

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Procurement chief for a telecomunication company."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 20,925


BUILD PERSONAL SALARY REPORT
(How much more/less people earn then you do?)

COMPARE YOUR SALARY WITH OTHERS »

(16/21)  ADMIN HR MANAGER


 Posted: 06 Jan 2019

Masters Degree, 16-20 years: "With 16+ years expertise in HR administration coordination operations supervision."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 40,000


(15/21)  FINANCE & TREASURY MANAGER


 Posted: 26 Nov 2018

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Looking after current and future cash necessities. Financial administration."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 36,000


(14/21)  FOREMAN


 Posted: 26 Sep 2018

Bellow H. School, 12-16 years: "Steel worker foreman."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 39,998


(13/21)  CUSTODIAN


 Posted: 22 Jul 2018

Bellow H. School, 20+ years: "Cleans floors."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 1,000


(12/21)  JAVA DEVELOPER


 Posted: 12 Jul 2018

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Java developer software."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 19,200


BUILD PERSONAL SALARY REPORT
(How much more/less people earn then you do?)

COMPARE YOUR SALARY WITH OTHERS »

(11/21)  CERTIFIED MEDICAL ASISSTANT


 Posted: 01 Jul 2018

Some College, 0-1 year: "Administrative, phlebotomy, registration, taking vital signs."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 33,000


(10/21)  PASTOR


 Posted: 30 Jun 2018

Some College, 8-12 years: "Lead pastor at at protestant church."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 25,000


(9/21)  REGIONAL IT MANAGER


 Posted: 16 Mar 2018

Masters Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 54,000


(8/21)  PROGRAMMER


 Posted: 02 Feb 2018

Some College, 12-16 years: "Tec. Ingenieria en Sistemas Informaticos."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 7,200


(7/21)  PRESIDENT CEO


 Posted: 30 Oct 2017

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Take the lead of a web development and customer service company."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 20,000


(6/21)  CHEMICAL ENGINEER


 Posted: 20 Sep 2017

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Auditing to environmental standards."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 45,000


(5/21)  DENTAL ASSISTANT


 Posted: 03 Sep 2017

Some College, 0-1 year: "Patient preparation, x- rays. assisting the dentist."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 24,999


(4/21)  WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT ASSISTANT


 Posted: 01 Sep 2017

Bachelors Degree, 0-1 year: "I am in charge of handling operational information and contacting suppliers to ensure that all chemicals are on stock. Also I monitor the activated sludge quality daily."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 12,000


(3/21)  REGIONAL MARKETING MANAGER


 Posted: 25 Aug 2017

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Marketing manager for Central America."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 58,500


(2/21)  TEACHER


 Posted: 24 Aug 2017

Bachelors Degree, 0-1 year: "I'm a french teacher in san salvador."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 7,200


BUILD PERSONAL SALARY REPORT
(How much more/less people earn then you do?)

COMPARE YOUR SALARY WITH OTHERS »

(1/21)  MANAGER


 Posted: 28 Jun 2017

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "Manage employee relations and payroll."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 25,000


  ECONOMY   EL SALVADOR

El Salvador has the 3th largest economy in the Central America behind Costa Rica and Panama according CIA World. The largest sectors are services (64%), industrial secretor (25%), and agriculture (11%).

The major source of foreign income are remittances from Salvadoran working in the United States. Extreme poverty in El Salvador was about 20% in year 2011 according to United Nations Development Program report. Without remittances this number would rise to 37%.

San Salvador San Salvador

 Advertising