Labor force
by occupation

agriculture 34%

industry 21%

services 45%

(2001 est.)


Unemployment rate

28% (2001 est.)


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MANAGEMENT

US educated college graduates in Honduras are readily available to fill almost any managerial positions. Those individuals are fluent in English, which would greatly improve the communications with the Spanish speaking workers. The salaries of local managers are lower then the compensation of their US counterparts. Using managers from Honduras would also greatly reduce travel costs between the US and Honduras.

WORKERS

Textile:

Since the apparel industry was the first to discover Honduras, there are an enormous amount of trained textile workers.

Mechanics:

Due to the cost of spare parts, Honduras has acquired the finest of mechanics. They are capable of rebuilding items, which, in the US would be replaced.

Electricians:

Electricians versed in AC and DC applications are available, and little training would be required to adapt them to your application.

Assembly workers:

They are available in great numbers and could be trained for your application.

SALARIES

HOURLY RATE FOR FACTORY WORKERS (Amount is in US$)

 Assembly Workers, Machinists, etc.

0.63 to 0.70

MONTHLY SALARIES IN HONDURAS FOR ADMINISTRATIVE PERSONNEL (All amounts are in US$)

 General Manager

 Salary is open

 Plant Manager

 1,600 to 2,500

 Production Manager

 1,000 to 1,500

 Head of Mechanics

700 to 900

 Personnel Manager 500 to 700
 Q.C. Manager  500 to 700
 Plant Engineer 500 to 600
 General Accountant 500 to 600
 Mechanics 300 to 500
 Bilingual Secretary 250 to 300
 Supervisor / Q.C. Inspectors 250 to 300
 Computer Operator / Account. Clerk 200 to 250
 Stockkeeper 190 to 210
 Commercial Secretary 190 to 210
 Guard 160 to 200
 Clerk 160 to 170

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