Cost of living in Salta, Argentina

Summary of cost of living in Salta

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: ARS $417,178
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: ARS $181,312
  • WARNING!  These estimates are based on only a few data points. At the moment, you should treat them only as a best guess.

List of prices in Salta
Current as of Nov 2022.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district ARS $3,036
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) ARS $1,935
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ARS $427
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ARS $259
12 eggs, large ARS $354
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ARS $146
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ARS $450
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ARS $270
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes ARS $159
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket ARS $234
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality ARS $1,057
2 liters of coca-cola ARS $286
Bread for 2 people for 1 day ARS $165
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Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area ARS $140,111
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area ARS $70,671
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ARS $8,339
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area ARS $63,050
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area ARS $23,302
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio ARS $7,985
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) ARS $1,970
40” flat screen tv ARS $55,715
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) ARS $46,286
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ARS $393
Hourly rate for cleaning help ARS $424
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) ARS $16,192
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) ARS $5,506
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) ARS $12,658
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes ARS $15,257
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new ARS $6,950,680
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ARS $158
Monthly ticket public transport ARS $2,561
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) ARS $2,568
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Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) ARS $667
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) ARS $972
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) ARS $2,556
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) ARS $227
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) ARS $801
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) ARS $148
4 rolls of toilet paper ARS $245
Tube of toothpaste ARS $230
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city ARS $632
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ARS $3,933
2 tickets to the movies ARS $1,901
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) ARS $1,961
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert ARS $5,639
1 cocktail drink in downtown club ARS $783
Cappuccino in expat area of the city ARS $257
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) ARS $340
Ipad wi-fi 128gb ARS $78,191
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) ARS $22
1 month of gym membership in business district ARS $7,343
1 package of marlboro cigarettes ARS $164
WARNING!  These prices are based on only a few data points. At this point they are mostly a guess. They are based on 266 prices entered by 19 different people.
Latest price update: November 28, 2022

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