In 2013, the national minimum wage in El Salvador remained fixed at 149.8 € per month, that is 1,798 euros per year, taking into account 12 payments per year.
If we look at the minimum salary in United States dollars, which is the official currency in El Salvador, we can see that, this year, it was 197.6 United States dollars and accordingly, the national minimum wage has been raised 7.6 United States dollars per month from the previous year, 4%. This increase is greater than the CPI of 2012 which was 0.8%, so workers have gained buying power in the last year.
If we look at the ranking of the national minimum wage that we publish, El Salvador is in 68 nd place, so it is among the countries with the lowest minimum salary of the 95 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 El Salvador. You can see NMW in other countries in National Minimum Wage 2013 and see all the information about this country in El Salvador economy.