Minimum Wage – Nicaragua

  • Valid on april 2020
  • The amounts are in Nicaraguan Cordoba Oro.

Industry

Per month
Agriculture, forestry and fishing
Minimum wage with effect from March 1, 2020 Minimum Wages - last checked - 3/23/20
NIO4,286.33
Fishing
Minimum wage with effect from March 1, 2020 Minimum Wages - last checked - 3/23/20
NIO6,517.50
Mines and Quarries
Minimum wage with effect from March 1, 2020 Minimum Wages - last checked - 3/23/20
NIO7,698.07
Manufacturing
Minimum wage with effect from March 1, 2020 Minimum Wages - last checked - 3/23/20
NIO5,763.44
Micro and small domestic craft and tourism industry
Minimum wage with effect from March 1, 2020 Minimum Wages - last checked - 3/23/20
NIO4,605.42
Electricity and water; Trade, Restaurants and Hotels, Transport, Storage and Communications
Minimum wage with effect from March 1, 2020 Minimum Wages - last checked - 3/23/20
NIO7,861.99
Construction, financial institutions and insurance
Minimum wage with effect from March 1, 2020 Minimum Wages - last checked - 3/23/20
NIO9,592.40
Social and Personal Community Services (incl domestic workers)
Minimum wage with effect from March 1, 2020 Minimum Wages - last checked - 3/23/20
NIO6,008.97
Central Government and Municipal
Minimum wage with effect from March 1, 2020 Minimum Wages - last checked - 3/23/20
NIO5,345.25

Working hours

  • Days per week specified: 6.0
  • Hours per week specified: 48
  • The normal working day is determined by law or by agreement between the parties, whether in the individual employment contract or collective agreement. It is classified as: Day: when the time is fulfilled between 6 am and 8 pm. Maximum hours allowed by law: 8 hours a day, 48 a week. Nocturna: when the day is met between 8 pm and 6 am the following day. Maximum hours allowed by law: 7 hours daily and 42 weekly. Mixed: hours are worked day and night. Maximum hours allowed by law: 7 ½ hours a day, 45 a week. However, if you work more than three hours at night, the day becomes night.

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Minimum Wages - Nicaragua - Archive

Archive from 2019 on

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