In 2016, the national minimum wage in Chile remained fixed at 329.5 € per month, that is 3,954 euros per year, taking into account 12 payments per year.
If we look at the minimum salary in Chilean pesos, which is the official currency in Chile, we can see that, this year, it was 253,750 Chilean pesos and accordingly, the national minimum wage has been raised 22,000 Chilean pesos per month from the previous year, 9.49%. This increase is greater than the CPI of 2015 which was 4.4%, so workers have gained buying power in the last year.
If we look at the ranking of the national minimum wage that we publish, Chile is in 39 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 Chile. You can see NMW in other countries in National Minimum Wage 2016 and see all the information about this country in Chile economy.