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Average Salary of Lima Rises, With Exceptions

Posted: Jun. 4th, 2013  |  By Michael Pearse

The average monthly income for salary workers in Lima rose by a little more than 4 percent between February and April of this year, which is a great sign for those who are just starting out in a career. However, workers over the age of 45 saw the same just over 4 percent shift, but in the opposite direction.

The average monthly salary for individuals in Peru’s capital of Lima rose 4.1 percent in the latest three-month period, although it declined for those individuals over the age of 45, daily Gestion reported.

The National Information and Statistics Agency said the average salary in Lima rose to 1,373.6 soles (approximately $530) in the February to April period, which is up 57.2 soles compared to the same three-month period in 2012.

In terms of age, the average salary increased for all groups, except those of people who are 45 or older, whose average monthly pay fell 4.1 percent.


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