Peru: Increased Minimum Wage 

May 3, 2022 Jessie Butchley

Key Points  

  • The minimum wage in Peru was raised to 1,025 soles per month on 1 May 2022  

Overview  

Beginning 1 May 2022, the government of Peru increased the minimum wage by around 10 percent. The new minimum wage will be set to 1,025 soles per month.  

What are the Changes? 

The government of Peru increased the minimum wage on 1 May 2022 from 930 to 1,025 soles per month. The minimum wage in the country had previously not been raised since 2018. According to the government, this decision was made in an effort to benefit workers throughout the country and account for inflation.  

Looking Ahead  

Continue to check the government of Peru’s website and Envoy’s website for the latest updates and information.  


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About the Author

Jessie is Envoy's Global Immigration Writer.

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