Littler Global Guide - Guatemala - Q4 2023

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Guatemalan Minimum Wage Increases

New Order or Decree

Author: Marco Arias, Partner – BDS, Member of Littler Global

The following increases in minimum wages became effective across the country on January 1, 2024:

Economic Zone 1 (Guatemala Department):

  • 6.0% for agricultural activities
  • 6.6% for non-agricultural activities
  • 6.6% for maquilas and exports

Economic Zone 2 (Guatemala Department):

  • 4.3% for agricultural activities
  • 4.6% for non-agricultural activities
  • 3.6% for maquilas and exports

Information contained in this publication is intended for informational purposes only and does not constitute legal advice or opinion, nor is it a substitute for the professional judgment of an attorney.