Mexico Average Salary Income – Job Comparison

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Disposable (1)

Gross

(2)
2002
constant 2005 US$ at PPP
current pesos
(1) Based on gross employment average income and social security / income tax expenditure for a single-earner married couple.
(2) Based on salary & business average income per capita and proportion of employed workforce to total population.

Average Salary in Mexico – Job and Sector Comparison.

Job Net Monthly Income constant 2005 US$ (1) Notes Gross Monthly Average Income (2) Compulsory Deductions (3) Weekly Hours (4)
Airline Pilot average income PPP $ 4,148 $ 2,529

Employees, 2004.

36,389

pesos

24%

45.0

Professor average income PPP $ 1,655 $ 1,059

Employees, 2005.

13,877

pesos

17%

42.0

Engineer average income PPP $ 1,562 $ 1,081

Employees, chemical engineer, 2002.

11,427

pesos

16%

51.0

Computer Programmer average income PPP $ 1,404 $ 886

Employees, 2003, insurance industry.

10,582

pesos

15%

49.0

Accountant average income PPP $ 1,363 $ 831

Employees, 2004.

10,689

pesos

15%

45.0

Flight Attendant average income PPP $ 1,276 $ 778

Employees, 2004.

10,005

pesos

15%

50.0

Teacher average income PPP $ 1,018 $ 651

Employees, 2005.

8,146

pesos

13%

38.0

Professional Nurse average income PPP $ 834 $ 534

Employees, 2005.

6,310

pesos

8%

42.0

Office Clerk average income PPP $ 759 $ 486

Employees, 2005.

5,564

pesos

5%

45.0

Firefighter average income PPP $ 726 $ 465

Employees, 2005.

5,266

pesos

4%

63.0

Carpenter average income PPP $ 679 $ 435

Employees, 2005.

4,875

pesos

3%

48.0

Car Mechanic average income PPP $ 626 $ 401

Employees, 2005.

4,448

pesos

2%

54.0

Bus Driver average income PPP $ 609 $ 389

Employees, 2005.

4,322

pesos

2%

64.0

Miner average income PPP $ 584 $ 368

Employees, 2003.

3,816

pesos

2%

48.0

Hotel Receptionist average income PPP $ 554 $ 355

Employees, 2005.

3,938

pesos

2%

51.0

Furniture Finisher average income PPP $ 552 $ 353

Employees, 2005.

3,920

pesos

2%

49.0

Wood Grinder average income PPP $ 523 $ 335

Employees, 2005.

3,716

pesos

2%

47.0

Postman average income PPP $ 501 $ 320

Employees, 2005.

3,558

pesos

2%

42.0

Salesperson average income PPP $ 468 $ 300

Employees, 2005.

3,326

pesos

2%

53.0

Baker average income PPP $ 450 $ 288

Employees, 2005.

3,197

pesos

2%

53.0

Chambermaid average income PPP $ 408 $ 261

Employees, 2005.

2,898

pesos

2%

50.0

Garment Cutter average income PPP $ 399 $ 255

Employees, 2005.

2,832

pesos

2%

48.0

Sector
Mining-Quarrying average income

PPP $ 1,002 $ 641

Employees, 2005.

8,204

pesos

15%

47.4

Financial average income

PPP $ 970 $ 620

Employees, 2005.

7,756

pesos

13%

42.8

Gas-Electricity-Water average income PPP $ 747 $ 478

Employees, 2005.

5,716

pesos

9%

42.2

Education average income

PPP $ 720 $ 461

Employees, 2005.

5,388

pesos

7%

32.1

Transport-Communication average income

PPP $ 654 $ 418

Employees, 2005.

4,843

pesos

6%

52.9

Real Estate average income

PPP $ 614 $ 393

Employees, 2005.

4,548

pesos

6%

46.4

Manufacturing average income PPP $ 551 $ 353

Employees, 2005.

4,039

pesos

5%

44.7

All Sectors average income PPP $ 548 $ 351

Employees, 2005.

4,018

pesos

5%

43.5

Construction average income

PPP $ 535 $ 342

Employees, 2005.

3,918

pesos

5%

45.0

Hotels-Restaurants average income

PPP $ 456 $ 292

Employees, 2005.

3,274

pesos

3%

46.1

(1) The net average income in “constant 2005 US$” is computed using the Interbank nominal exchange rate [a] and the U.S. inflation rate [d]. The net average income in “constant 2005 US$” at PPP is computed using the IMF PPP exchange rate [d] and the U.S. inflation rate [d]. The latter reflects the purchasing power in the United States in 2005.

(2) The gross monthly average income is based on data supplied by Instituto Nacional de Estadística Geografía e Informática to the International Labour Organization [9]. The average income includes the salaries and wages of paid employees. The income is representative of employees in area 2C. Employees include both men and women unless otherwise noted.

(3) The compulsory deductions are obtained from the OECD Tax Database. The deductions include social security and income tax. The deductions are representative of single-earner-married-without-child status, and take into account family benefits in terms of cash transfers.

(4) The weekly hours are based on data supplied by the Instituto Nacional de Estadística Geografía e Informática to the International Labour Organization [9]. The hours by job and by sector correspond to the hours actually worked. The hours by job are representative of area 2C.

Disposable (1)

Gross

Salary Business Property (2) Transfer (3)
2002
constant 2005 US$ at PPP
current pesos
(1) Deductions include financial expenditure, capital investments, and taxes.
(2) Excl. owner-imputed rent income. Incl. earnings of members of companies and cooperatives and households with business operating as a company.
(3) Incl. social security benefits, remittances from abroad, grants and donations from non-governmental organizations, grants and donations from the government, gifts or donations in money from other households.
Total

Health

Housing (1) Food Apparel Education Transport
2002
constant 2005 US$ at PPP
current pesos
(1) Incl. actual rentals, water, supply, repairs, fuel, lighting, furniture, household equipment, household cleaning. Excl. owner-imputed rent.

Primary

(1) Manufacturing Education Financial Paid Employees Unemployed
2005

15.6

16.9

5.3

0.7

64.2

3.6

(1) Agriculture, hunting, forestry, fishing, mining, and quarrying.
7.9% for a single with no child, 7.9% for a single with two children, 7.9% for a one-earner married couple with no child, and 7.9% for a one-earner married couple with two children.
Source: OECD Tax Database [k], 2005, combined deductions including family allowances in terms of cash transfers on a gross monthly salary income of 6,667 pesos.
255.1 (2001), 268.0 (2002), 280.2 (2003), 292.4 (2004), 304.2 (2005);
Source: IMF inflation rates [d], Index: 1995=100.
6.435 (2001), 6.666 (2002), 6.792 (2003), 6.865 (2004), 6.960 (2005);
Source: IMF PPP exchange rates [d], pesos per U.S. dollar.

Nominal Exchange Rate

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References

[9] International Labour Organization.
Compilation of average salary income worldwide. Classified by country, by employment category, and by gender.

[a] Interbank nominal exchange rate, Oanda.com; historical currency converter for over 164 currencies and 3 metals.
[b] CIA World Factbook.
[d] World Economic Outlook Database, September 2006, International Monetary Fund.
[e] Vacation – Wikipedia, from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

[k] OECD Tax Database. Annual database providing comparative information on personal and corporate income tax and consumption tax systems and rates in OECD countries since 2000. Information on social security contributions levied on employees and their employers is also reported.
Other links:
Social Security in Mexico, Social Security Programs Throughout the World, 2004-2005, compiled by the U.S. Social Security Administration.
Mexico Economy Overview, CIA World Factbook.
Mexico: Selected Internet Resources, U.S. Library of Congress.
Mexico: Statistics, Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD).
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