Boundless Logo

Payment in Brazil

General Employee Pay Regulations in Brazil

Minimum wage

BRL 1,212.00 per month (around EUR 229) paid 13 times a year.

Five states have their own minimum wage; each one must be higher than the federal minimum wage listed above.

  • São Paulo: BRL 1,284.00
  • Rio de Janeiro: BRL 1,238.11 - 3,158.96
  • Paraná: BRL 1,383.80 - 1,599.40
  • Santa Catarina: BRL 1,215.00 - 1,391.00
  • Rio Grande do Sul: BRL 1,237.15 - 1,567.81
Frequency

There are two different pay frequencies, monthly or bimonthly, that companies adopt in Brazil, depending solely on the company and the CBA applicable.

Payday

If paid once a month, employees are usually paid on the 5th day of the following month. If paid twice a month, employees are usually paid on the 5th and 20th of the month.

Payment requirements

It’s mandatory to make payments to employees or to the Brazilian authorities from a local bank account.

This page was last updated on 
22 September, 2022,
If you have questions about this page, send us an email.
© 2022 Boundless Technologies Limited.
info@boundlessHQ.com
The Greenway, 112-114 St. Stephen's Green, Dublin, Ireland.
crossarrow-right