Capital San Salvador
Currency United States Dollar (USD)
Date Format dmy
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7.75% - AEP (Pension Fund)
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Employee //= json_encode($tax_row) ?> 3.00% - Social Security
7.25% - AEP (Pension Fund)
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$212.12 + 10% on all salary over $4,064 - 4,064 - 9,142.86
$720 + 20% on all over $9,142.86 - 9,142.86 - 22,857.14
$3,462.86 + 30% on all over $22,857.14 - Over 22,857.12 * Non-locals pay flat rate of 30%
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Termination Process Employers are not obligated to provide notice.
Advance Notice Employees are not obligated to provide advance notice.
Severance Pay Employees terminated without just cause is entitled to one months salary for ever year employed by the company, plus expected vacation and year end bonus.
Pension Fund The pension fund in El Salvador is called AEP. Employees contribute 7.25%, and Employers contribute 7.75% with salary ceiling off $6,500.
Social Security Social security contributions are made to a health fund, employers contribute 7.5%, and employees contribute 3% of their monthly salary. * Salary ceiling is $1,000.
General The minimum wage varies depending on the industry. - Commerce & services, industry, and sugar refineries: $1.25 hr/$300 monthly - Textile and garments: $1.23 hr/ $295.2 monthly - Sugarcane harvesting and coffee mills: $0.934 hr/$224.10 monthly - Agricultural workers, coffee harvesting, cotton harvesting, cotton mills: $0.834 hr/224.10 monthly
General Salarys are paid semi-monthly.
Paid Time Off
Vacation days Employees are entitled to 15 vacation days yearly.
Sick days There is no specific allotment for sick days, but the first three are paid by the employer and the following by social security at 75%.
Maternity Leave Expecting mothers are entitled to 12 weeks leave paid at 75% by the goernment.
Paternity Leave No statutory regulation
Parental Leave No statutory regulation
General Fulltime employment is considered 44 hours weekly. The length of days may be structured by employee.
Overtime Overtime is paid at 200%
General 13% standard rate, applied to the transfer of movable goods and the provision of services.