Minimum Wage – Guatemala

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

Industry

Per Day Per Month Allowance per month
Agriculture
Minimum wage with effect from Jan 01, 2019 till Dec 31, 2019
90.16 2,742.37 250.00
Non-Agricultural Activities
Minimum wage with effect from Jan 01, 2019 till Dec 31, 2019
90.16 2,742.37 250.00
Export activity and maquiladora
Minimum wage with effect from Jan 01, 2019 till Dec 31, 2019
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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