Camelô (street vendor) - Salary and Career

Camelô (street vendor) - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They sell goods and food on public roads and places. They plan sales activities and define itineraries or choose a work point. They visit suppliers, survey prices and negotiate prices and payment terms. They buy goods, equipment and work tools, prepare food and transport goods, equipment and work tools for sale. They stipulate payment terms and conditions and provide discounts on prices. Provide a license to exercise the occupation.

How much does an Camelô (street vendor) earn

A Camelô (street vendor) earns between $1.040 and $2.468 per month, with an average monthly salary of $1.401 and a median salary of $1.322 according to an salary survey along with to data of professionals hired and fired by companies in the labor market.

Our research is based on the salaries of 3.783 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Camelô (street vendor)

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 1.401 16.806 350 7
1º Quartile 1.040 12.479 260 5
Median Salary 1.322 15.865 331 6
3º Quartile 1.882 22.582 470 9
Higher Salary 2.468 29.611 617 12

Professional job categories

  • Service workers, trade sellers in stores and markets
    • sellers and trade service providers
      • home, street vendors and stalls
        • travelers

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Main workplaces

Travelers they work on roads and public places, on foot, carrying their own merchandise, equipment and work utensils close to their bodies, in bags, suitcases, bags, baskets, boxes or wheelbarrows. They work without employment, as self-employed, in the open or in motor vehicles or animal-drawn vehicles. They work day or night, standing, sitting, for long periods, subject to exposure to noise, adverse temperature conditions and toxic material, which can result in stress.

What does it take to work in the field of Travelers

Access to work is free, with people with heterogeneous education. In general, professional practice requires schooling in the fourth grade of elementary school.

Functions and activities of Camelô (street vendor)

Travelers must:

  • sell goods;
  • prepare goods for sales;
  • transporting goods, equipment and work utensils;
  • transporting goods, equipment and work tools;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • planning the work;
  • plan the work;
  • buy goods, equipment and work tools;
  • work safely;
  • prepare goods for sales;
  • preparing goods for sales;
  • obtain license to exercise the occupation;
  • preparing food;
  • transport goods, equipment and work tools;
  • obtain a license to exercise the occupation;
  • prepare food;
  • buy goods, equipment and work utensils;

  • Activities

    • note orders for differentiated goods;
    • schedule purchases of differentiated goods;
    • demonstrate cordiality;
    • loading bags, purses, baskets, coolers and organizing boxes ;
    • carry bags, purses, baskets, coolers and organizer boxes ;
    • pack goods;
    • cooking food;
    • suggest optional goods to customers;
    • define streets and neighborhoods to be visited or traveled through;
    • select goods for purchases;
    • demonstrate ability to deal with public;
    • offer various forms of payment;
    • making articles for domestic and personal use;
    • split goods;
    • fill liquid products;
    • use gloves, apron, mask, hat when preparing goods;
    • choose a work point;
    • prepare stuffing;
    • offer samples of goods;
    • adjust preparation seasoning;
    • define products to be marketed according to municipal decree;
    • carrying goods close to the body;
    • charge from customers;
    • arrange products and preparations on the tray;
    • exchange defective or expired goods;
    • store food;
    • visit suppliers;
    • show good physical condition;
    • prepare food;
    • select work equipment and utensils;
    • negotiate prices, terms and payment methods with suppliers;
    • arrange for registration with the competent bodies;
    • sterilize equipment and work tools;
    • prepare ready meals;
    • driving an animal-drawn vehicle;
    • discard unsafe products;
    • determine potential customers for visits;
    • drive a motor vehicle;
    • show good presentation;
    • assembling delicacies;
    • demonstrate attention;
    • set dates for delivery of goods;
    • sanitize equipment and work utensils;
    • demonstrate aesthetic sense;
    • present goods to customers;
    • filling liquid products;
    • replace materials and work tools;
    • prepare stuffing;
    • perform cash control;
    • check food quality (taste, aroma, color, smell , texture and appearance);
    • set the selling prices of the goods;
    • order goods from suppliers or distributors;
    • check equipment operation;
    • freeze food and preparations;
    • ensure the cleanliness of the workplaces;
    • submit a periodic medical examination;
    • check for possible defects in goods;
    • establish days and times for purchases and sales of goods;
    • demonstrate emotional control;
    • request information from customers about the goods sold;
    • alert customers about the care with the use or consumption of goods;
    • participate in category entities;
    • disclose goods;
    • dispose of used oil and oil in accordance with environmental law;
    • check the expiry date of the goods;
    • save food samples;
    • make payments for purchased goods;
    • pay taxes and fees;
    • demonstrate sensory ability;
    • provide for the purchase or manufacture of afro-brazilian clothing;
    • measure quantities of goods (count, weigh, etc.);
    • registering clients;
    • set billing days;
    • receive goods, equipment and work utensils;
    • frying pre-prepared food;
    • demonstrate organizational skills;
    • demonstrate ability to adapt to adverse situations;
    • cooking dishes;
    • follow standards, rules, procedures and good practices;
    • prepare hygiene and cleaning products;
    • select suppliers;
    • visit potential customers;
    • sanitize food;
    • separate goods;
    • give discount on goods prices;
    • provide documentation with the competent bodies;
    • advertise goods;
    • describe qualities and benefits of goods;
    • drive a bicycle or tricycle;
    • control cooking time;
    • provide for the renewal of the license to work;
    • push cart;
    • follow technical hygiene standards;
    • cool food;
    • alert customers about care when using or consuming goods;
    • demonstrate ability to deal with the public;

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