As a consequence of the constant rise in prices in Argentinacandidates who apply for job searches have to upload their wage claims monthly. According to a report on the labor market carried out by Bumeran, in the last 12 months the increase in the salary requirement exceeded inflation for the same period.
This way, In February, applicants for new jobs asked for an average of $229,559, 5.6% more than the previous month, in which $204,090 per month was requested. However, in positions related to Industrial Engineering, the requirements range between $400,000 and $700,000 per month. This is, between 75% and 200% more than the average salary sought in February 2022.
However, when looking at the accumulated in 2023, expected salaries increased by 12.5%. This indicates that they are slightly below inflation for the same period, which already accumulated 13.1% in the first two months of the year.
It should be noted that as the seniority of the position increases, so does the intended salary. In the case of the boss and supervisor positions, in February, the apartment started at $352,781 per month, while in the senior and semi-senior categories it started at $230,557 per month. For junior levels, the intended salary was $158,186 per month.
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Los highest cumulative increases in the last 12 months in the junior positions they are in Technology and Systems with 116.5%, in Marketing and communication with 111.2%, in Others – a category that includes Gastronomy and Tourism, Mining, Oil and Gas, Health, Medicine and Pharmacy-, with 108.9%.
Commercial also stands out with an increase of 108.9% and Administration and Finance with 105.8%. All these areas present accumulated increases higher than the junior average in the last 12 months, which is 105.3%.
At the senior and semi-senior levels, the areas with higher increases in expected average remunerations during February they were Commercial with 9.3%, Human Resources with 6.4% and Others -a category that includes Gastronomy and Tourism, Mining, Oil and Gas, Health, Medicine and Pharmacy- with 6.1%. All these values were above the average increase for senior and semi-senior positions, which was 5.8%.
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The positions with the highest claims
Highest average desired salaries of the last month were for the positions of Industrial Engineering with $442,812 and $709,737 at the senior or semi-senior and boss or supervisor levels; and Risk Analysis with $268,333 in the junior category.
On the contrary, the positions with the lowest required remunerations They were Promoters with $98,333 at the junior level, Waiters with $118,472 in senior or semi-senior positions and Cosmiatría or dermocosmiatría with $179,487 per month in the Manager or Supervisor category.
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