In 2018, the national minimum wage in El Salvador remained fixed at 253.6 € per month, that is 3,043 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 304.2 United States dollars and accordingly, the national minimum wage has been raised 4.2 United States dollars per month from the previous year, 1.4%. This increase is less than the CPI of 2017 which was 2%,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, El Salvador is in 51 nd place, so it is among the countries with the lowest minimum salary of the 98 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 2018 and see all the information about this country in El Salvador economy.