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Nicaragua Manual Labor Costs

According to the provisions of Ministerial Agreement No. 625 3/1/2014-laey the Labour Code

The normal working day is determined by law or by agreement between the parties, either in the individual employment contract or collective agreement. It is classified in: Day: the day when it meets between 6 am and 8 pm. Maximum hours allowed by law: 8 hours per day; 48 weekly. Night: when the time is fulfilled between 8 pm and 6 am the following day. Maximum hours allowed by law: 7 hours per day; 42 weekly. Mixed: hours of day and night work. Maximum hours allowed by law: 7½ hours daily; 45 weekly.

Type of work

Local Currency

USD

Year/month

agricultural

 2,566.99

 98.6

 Monthly

fishing

 3,940.00

 152

 Monthly

Mine

4,653.00 

 179

 Monthly

manufacturing industries

3,484.00

134

 Monthly

micro enterprises

2,855.00

110

 Monthly

Trade, transportation, telecommunications

4,753.00

182

 Monthly

Construction

5,599.00

215

 Monthly

Common and personal services

3,632.00

140

 Monthly

Central government and municipal

3,231.00

124

 Monthly