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Mexico Wages: Minimum and Average

Mexico Wages Data

Indicator Data Period
Minimum Wages 142 MXN/Day | 150.4 USD/Month Mar/21
Wages 427 MXN/Day | 452.26 USD/Month Mar/21
Wages High Skilled 17200 MXN/Month | 746.615 USD/Month 2018
Wages in Manufacturing 3.7 USD/Hour | 592 USD/Month Dec/20
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 142 MXN/Day (150.4 USD/Month) in March 2021. 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
142 Mar/21 17.04.2021
142 Feb/21 20.03.2021
142 Jan/21 09.02.2021
123 Dec/20 16.01.2021
123 Nov/20 12.12.2020
123 Oct/20 14.11.2020
123 Sep/20 17.10.2020
123 Aug/20 19.09.2020


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 427 MXN/Day (452.26 USD/Month) in March 2021. The maximum rate of average wage for employees was 430 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
427 Mar/21 17.04.2021
429 Jan/21 20.02.2021
408 Dec/20 16.01.2021
402 Oct/20 21.11.2020
404 Aug/20 19.09.2020
405 Jul/20 15.08.2020
407 Jun/20 18.07.2020
408 May/20 20.06.2020


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 3.7 USD/Hour (592 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
3.7 Dec/20 15.03.2021
2.8 Nov/20 10.02.2021
2.5 Sep/20 23.11.2020
2.4 Jul/20 25.09.2020
3 May/20 18.07.2020
2.4 Feb/20 21.04.2020
2.7 Nov/19 06.02.2020
2.6 Sep/19 25.11.2019


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 2020 65 65
Unemployment Rate Feb/21 4.4 % 4.7
Labor Force Participation Rate Jan/21 56.1 % 56.4
Living Wage Individual 2018 187.522 USD/Month 179.274

Wages in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Panama 2019 1209.242 USD/Month 1422.284
Brazil Jan/21 452.955 USD/Month 450.439
Chile Jan/21 1207.722 USD/Month 1190.782
Argentina Dec/20 1103.613 USD/Month 747.33
Canada Jan/21 3531.223 USD/Month 3501.87
Ecuador 2020 467 USD/Month 460
Mexico Mar/21 452.26 USD/Month 455.437
Peru Feb/21 418.708 USD/Month 429.054
United States Mar/21 4033.6 USD/Month 4030.4
Uruguay 2019 790.833 USD/Month 727.746
Cuba 2019 34.136 USD/Month 30.175
Nicaragua Dec/20 313.105 USD/Month 313.105