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Competitive Costs



El Salvador is among the most cost-competitive countries to set up and operate a business. The Financial Times’ investment journal fDi Intelligence in its Cities of the Future2017/18 edition classified San Salvador as one of the most cost effective countries in the continent.


Labor costs


The minimum wage per sector, are:


Salvadoran legislation provides the following benefits:










El Salvador is one of the most competitive countries in labor cost of the region.




El Salvador is one of the countries with the most competitive electricity rates in the region for industrial and commercial users.



Source: ICE Costa Rica. Rates are average prices form the most recent publication for commercial users with 15,000 kWh of consumption and power demand of 41 kW. Rates for industrial users with 930,000 kWh of consumption and power demand of 2,500 kW, 50% load factor. September 2017


Actualizado 11/05/2018