Uruguay  Minimum Wage, Labor Law, and Employment Data Sheet Uruguay Minimum Wage Rate 2024

Appx. Yearly Minimum Wage
$3,079.00 USD
Rank by Min. Wage
55 / 197
Gross National Product
$20,831.00 USD

Uruguay has a government-mandated minimum wage, and no worker in Uruguay can be paid less then this mandatory minimum rate of pay. Employers in Uruguay who fail to pay the Minimum Wage may be subject to punishment by Uruguay's government.

What is the Uruguay Minimum Wage?

Uruguay's Minimum Wage is the lowest amount a worker can be legally paid for his work. Most countries have a nation-wide minimum wage that all workers must be paid.

Uruguay's minimum wage is 10,000 Uruguayan pesos per month. (50 pesos per hour) Uruguay's minimum wage was last changed in 1-Jan-2015.

How does Uruguay's minimum wage compare to the minimum wage in other countries?

Uruguay's yearly minimum wage is $3,079.00 in International Currency. International Currency is a measure of currency based on the value of the United States dollar in 2009. There are 55 countries with a higher Minimum Wage then Uruguay, and Uruguay is in the top 28 percent of all countries based on the yearly minimum wage rate.

Facts and statistics about Uruguay

Uruguay is a country located in the South America region with a population of 3,337,000 and an average life span of 75.2 years.

Local Name Uruguay
Gross National Product $20,831.00
Government Type Republic
Current Leader Jorge Batlle Ibáñez
Independence Year 1828
Continent & Region South America, South America
Surface Area 175,016 square kilometers
ISO 3166 Country Code UY

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