Ecuador 🇪🇨

Congratulations on your decision to hire employees in Ecuador! Ecuador is known for its affordable labor costs and for having a diverse workforce with expertise in various industries, including agriculture, oil and gas, and tourism. Plane makes the hiring process easy for you by providing automated tax document collection, payroll, benefits, and more. This ensures compliance and efficiency throughout the process. Navigating how to hire in a new country can be challenging, so we've compiled the details below to help guide you.




2.5 weeks minimum

Employer Cost


Pay Frequency


Public Holidays


4 Considerations Before Hiring in Ecuador

As an employer in Ecuador, it is important to have a comprehensive employment contract outlining the employment relationship's terms and conditions. The contract should include compensation, benefits, vacation time, and sick leave policies. Before onboarding a new employee in Ecuador, take a moment to consider the following questions:

Getting Started with Hiring in Ecuador

Employer Tax Rates

You can estimate how much it will cost to employ your next hire in Ecuador using Plane's Hire Calculator.

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Enter details about your hire to get an estimated employment cost, including taxes.

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Annual cost of employment*


SalaryTaxes (32.65%)Total

*rates for: June 14, 2024

Once you have sorted out the details mentioned above, you can add the employee to the Plane platform. We provide a step-by-step workflow that shows what tasks need to be completed, as well as real-time updates and notifications. This way, you can stay on top of the hiring process at all times. With Plane, you can confidently hire, knowing that you have a powerful platform at your disposal to manage the entire process from start to finish. Here are the instructions for adding a new employee to the platform:

How to hire and onboard an employee

Plane offers a guided process for administrators and managers to hire and onboard their new employees...

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Hiring an employee in a new country can be complex, but with the right guidance and resources, it can be a smooth and successful transition. At Plane, we're committed to helping you navigate the process of hiring an employee in Ecuador. We'll keep you updated with the latest regulations and employment laws. Best of luck with your new hire, and welcome to Ecuador!

Frequently Asked Questions

Here are the answers to some common questions about hiring employees in Ecuador with Plane:
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