Minimum Wage – Guatemala

  • Valid on april 2019
  • The amounts are in Guatemalan Quetzal.

Industry

Per Day Per Month Allowance per month
Agriculture 90.16 2,742.37 250.00
Non-Agricultural Activities 90.16 2,742.37 250.00
Export activity and maquiladora 82.46 2,508.16 250.00

Working hours

  • Days per week specified: 6.0
  • Hours per week specified: 48
  • The ordinary workday cannot exceed 8 hours of work a day or 44 hours a week or equivalent of 48 hrs a week for the purpose of payment of wages.

Definitions

Pursuant to Agreement No. 242-2018 Gubernativos published in the Journal of Central America on December 28, 2018, the new minimum wage from 1 January 2019 is established.

More information is available at

Archived Minimum Wages


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