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PHP Developer Salary by Country in Latin America

Martin Milo
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This article visualizes the median PHP developer salary on a map of Latin America and in the table as a list. The median salary is a metric that identifies the country's midpoint of available salaries. Not to be confused with average or mean metrics, the median is better suited to eliminate extreme outliers from a statistic which could cripple its accuracy.

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As of 2022, the estimated median PHP developer salary of countries in Latin America is $17,700 per year or $9 per hour. If you're looking for a breakdown of PHP salaries for individual country, check out the salaries.

How much does a PHP developer make in Latin America?

$17,700 / Annual

Based on 1272 salaries

The data come from StackOverflow's annual developer surveys, and can you can find them on this link -

Map of Countries in Latin America by PHP Developer Median Salary

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5 Countries in Latin America with the Highest PHP Developer Median Salary, August 2022:

  1. Panama - $32,400
  2. Uruguay - $29,100
  3. Argentina - $25,296
  4. Costa Rica - $25,200
  5. Chile - $23,618

5 Countries in Latin America with the Lowest PHP Developer Median Salary, August 2022:

  1. Cuba - $7,452
  2. Venezuela - $9,600
  3. Guatemala - $12,588
  4. Peru - $14,184
  5. Mexico - $15,282

For the complete table with sortable options, please check out the table of the available countries below. Feel free to reach out if you don't see your country on the table or the data is unavailable on the map.

List of Countries in Latin America by PHP Developer Median Salary

Salary Based on 
1Flag of Panama Panama$32,40013 Salaries
2Flag of Uruguay Uruguay$29,10028 Salaries
3Flag of Argentina Argentina$25,296139 Salaries
4Flag of Costa Rica Costa Rica$25,20021 Salaries
5Flag of Chile Chile$23,61856 Salaries
6Flag of Ecuador Ecuador$20,40033 Salaries
7Flag of Brazil Brazil$19,944482 Salaries
8Flag of El Salvador El Salvador$18,00015 Salaries
9Flag of Bolivia Bolivia$17,44814 Salaries
10Flag of Colombia Colombia$17,30484 Salaries
11Flag of Dominican Republic Dominican Republic$16,83621 Salaries
12Flag of Paraguay Paraguay$16,07614 Salaries
13Flag of Mexico Mexico$15,282190 Salaries
14Flag of Peru Peru$14,18437 Salaries
15Flag of Guatemala Guatemala$12,58819 Salaries
16Flag of Venezuela Venezuela$9,60059 Salaries
17Flag of Cuba Cuba$7,45215 Salaries

If you want to become a PHP developer, keep in mind that the current median salary shouldn't be the main reason for your decision to learn the language or a specific technology. More years of experience and certain regions or cities within the country can also increase the median salary.

Breakdown of PHP Developer Salary in other Regions

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