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Mexico Wages: Minimum and Average

Mexico Wages Data

Indicator Data Period
Minimum Wages 173 MXN/Day | 187.315 USD/Month Oct/22
Wages 480 MXN/Day | 519.719 USD/Month Oct/22
Wages High Skilled 17200 MXN/Month | 746.615 USD/Month 2018
Wages in Manufacturing 3.2 USD/Hour | 512 USD/Month Sep/22
Wages Low Skilled  5390 MXN/Month | 233.968 USD/Month 2018


Latest data on Minimum Wages (MXN/Day)

Minimum Wages
                     Mexico - Historical Data (MXN/Day)

What is minimum wage in Mexico?

  • Minimum Wages in Mexico remained unchanged at 173 MXN/Day (187.315 USD/Month) in October 2022. The maximum rate of minimum wage for employees was 142 MXN/Day and minimum was 0.01 MXN/Day.
  • Data published Monthly by Central Bank.

Historical Data (MXN/Day) by years

Data
Period
Date
173 Oct/22 19.11.2022
173 Sep/22 15.10.2022
173 Aug/22 17.09.2022
173 Jul/22 25.08.2022
173 Jun/22 09.07.2022
173 May/22 18.06.2022
173 Apr/22 14.05.2022
173 Mar/22 16.04.2022


Historical Chart by presidents (MXN/Day)

Minimum Wages in Mexico by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Enrique Peña 01.12.2012 - 01.12.2018 60.7500 88.0000 88.3600 60.7500 44.86%
Felipe Calderón 01.12.2006 - 01.12.2012 47.0500 60.5000 60.5000 47.0500 28.59%
Vicente Fox 01.12.2000 - 01.12.2006 35.1200 47.0500 47.0500 35.1200 33.97%
Ernesto Zedillo 01.12.1994 - 01.12.2000 13.9700 35.1200 35.1200 13.9700 151.40%
Carlos Salinas 01.12.1988 - 01.12.1994 7.2500 13.9700 13.9700 7.2500 92.69%


Latest data on Wages (MXN/Day)

Wages
                     Mexico - Historical Data (MXN/Day)

What is average wage in Mexico?

  • Average Wages in Mexico decreased to 480 MXN/Day (519.719 USD/Month) in October 2022. The maximum rate of average wage for employees was 433 MXN/Day and minimum was 129 MXN/Day.
  • Data published Monthly by Secretariat of Labor and Social Welfare.

Historical Data (MXN/Day) by years

Data
Period
Date
480 Oct/22 12.11.2022
481 Sep/22 08.10.2022
484 Aug/22 10.09.2022
485 Jul/22 13.08.2022
480 Jun/22 09.07.2022
480 May/22 11.06.2022
474 Apr/22 14.05.2022
472 Mar/22 09.04.2022


Historical Chart by presidents (MXN/Day)

Wages in Mexico by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Enrique Peña 01.12.2012 - 01.12.2018 270.9100 349.3700 349.3800 270.9100 28.96%
Felipe Calderón 01.12.2006 - 01.12.2012 209.0900 270.1400 274.2300 209.0900 29.20%
Vicente Fox 01.12.2000 - 01.12.2006 140.6100 207.7500 209.1600 140.6100 47.75%
Ernesto Zedillo 01.12.1994 - 01.12.2000 130.4400 137.6400 137.6400 129.2800 5.52%


Latest data on Wages High Skilled (MXN/Month)

Wages High Skilled
                     Mexico - Historical Data (MXN/Month)

How much is average wage for high skilled employees in Mexico?

  • Average wages for high skilled employees in Mexico increased to 17200 MXN/Month (746.615 USD/Month). The maximum level was 17200 MXN/Month and minimum was 13700 MXN/Month.
  • Data published Yearly by Wageindicator Foundation.

Historical Data (MXN/Month) by years

Data
Period
Date
17200 2018 04.07.2019


Historical Chart by presidents (MXN/Month)

Wages High Skilled in Mexico by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Wages in Manufacturing (USD/Hour)

Wages in Manufacturing
                     Mexico - Historical Data (USD/Hour)

How much is average wage in manufacturing in Mexico?

  • Average wages in manufacturing sector in Mexico increased to 3.2 USD/Hour (512 USD/Month). The maximum level was 3.8 USD/Hour and minimum was 2 USD/Hour.
  • Data published Monthly by National Institute of Statistics and Geography.

Historical Data (USD/Hour) by years

Data
Period
Date
3.2 Sep/22 19.11.2022
3 Aug/22 19.10.2022
3.1 Jul/22 17.09.2022
3.1 Jun/22 13.08.2022
3.1 May/22 16.07.2022
3.2 Apr/22 25.06.2022
3 Mar/22 21.05.2022
3.1 Feb/22 23.04.2022


Historical Chart by presidents (USD/Hour)

Wages in Manufacturing in Mexico by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Wages Low Skilled  (MXN/Month)

Wages Low Skilled 
                     Mexico - Historical Data (MXN/Month)

How much is average wage for low skilled employees in Mexico?

  • Average wages for low skilled employees in Mexico increased to 5390 MXN/Month (233.968 USD/Month). The maximum level was 5390 MXN/Month and minimum was 4870 MXN/Month.
  • Data published Yearly by Wageindicator Foundation.

Historical Data (MXN/Month) by years

Data
Period
Date
5390 2018 04.07.2019


Historical Chart by presidents (MXN/Month)

Wages Low Skilled  in Mexico by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End

Other labor indicators in Mexico

Index Updated Actual Previous
Retirement Age Men 2022 65 65
Unemployment Rate Oct/22 3.3 % 3.3
Labor Force Participation Rate Sep/22 59.64 % 60
Living Wage Individual 2018 187.522 USD/Month 179.274

Wages in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Panama 2021 1274.666 USD/Month 1244.768
Brazil Sep/22 519.288 USD/Month 514.734
Chile Sep/22 1076.449 USD/Month 1066.988
Argentina Jun/22 1260.935 USD/Month 863.739
Canada Sep/22 3395.912 USD/Month 3352.208
Ecuador 2021 467 USD/Month 467
Mexico Oct/22 519.719 USD/Month 520.801
Peru Oct/22 458.537 USD/Month 452.061
United States Oct/22 4457.6 USD/Month 4443.2
Uruguay 2020 938.05 USD/Month 880.044
Cuba 2021 148.738 USD/Month 46.369
Nicaragua Aug/22 308.978 USD/Month 308.978