In 2018, the national minimum wage in Argentina remained fixed at 418.5 € per month, that is 5,022 euros per year, taking into account 12 payments per year.
If we look at the minimum salary in Argentinian pesos, which is the official currency in Argentina, we can see that, this year, it was 9,500 Argentinian pesos and accordingly, the national minimum wage has been raised 640 Argentinian pesos per month from the previous year, 7.22%. This increase is less than the CPI of 2017 which was 24.8%,and so workers, despite the raise, have lost buying power in the last year.
If we look at the ranking of the national minimum wage that we publish, Argentina is in 36 nd place, so it is among the countries with the lowest minimum salary of the 96 of the list.
The National Minimum Wage (NMW) of a country is the minimum amount (lowest salary) per hour, per day, or per month that employers may legally pay to workers.
In the table that follows we show you the progression of the National Minimum Wage Argentina. You can see NMW in other countries in National Minimum Wage 2018 and see all the information about this country in Argentina economy.