48,147 MXN per month

Average Monthly Salary

This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits.

Salaries differ drasticly between different jobs. If you are interested in the salary of a particular job, see below for salaries for specific job titles.

25% of people earn

20,000 MXN

or less

20,000 MXN

or less

50% of people earn

32,400 MXN

or less

32,400 MXN

or less

75% of people earn

58,000 MXN

or less

58,000 MXN

or less

Minimum3,333 MXN |
Median32,400 MXN |
Maximum360,000 MXN |

The median salary is 32,400 MXN per month, which means that half (50%) of the population are earning less than 32,400 MXN while the other half are earning more than 32,400 MXN. The median represents the middle salary value. Generally speaking, you would want to be on the right side of the graph with the group earning more than the median salary.

Closely related to the median are two values: the 25th and the 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of the population are earning less than 20,000 MXN while 75% of them are earning more than 20,000 MXN. Also from the diagram, 75% of the population are earning less than 58,000 MXN while 25% are earning more than 58,000 MXN.

Average Salary 2016 | = | 44,842 MXN |

Average Salary 2017 | +3% | 46,097 MXN |

Average Salary 2018 | +2% | 46,927 MXN |

Average Salary 2019 | +3% | 48,147 MXN |

Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salaries in Mexico are on the rise in the year 2019 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2019 are 3% higher than those of 2018. The trend suggests a slow yet continous increase in pay in 2020 and future years. These numbers differ slightly from industry to another. 247 MXN per hour

Average Hourly Wage

Hourly Wage = Annual Salary ÷ ( 52 x 5 x 8 )

The hourly wage is the salary paid in one working hour. Usually jobs are classified into two categories: salaried jobs and hourly jobs. Salaried jobs pay a fix amount regardless of the hours worked. Hourly jobs pay per worked hour. To convert salary into hourly wage the above formula is used (assuming 5 working days in a week and 8 working hours per day which is the standard for most jobs). The hourly wage calculation may differ slightly depending on the worked hours per week and annual vacation allowance. The figures mentioned above are good approximation and they are considered to the be the standard.

City | Average Salary |

Aguascalientes | 24,000 MXN |

Cancun | 36,472 MXN |

Chihuahua | 28,195 MXN |

Ciudad Juarez | 49,843 MXN |

Guadalajara | 50,691 MXN |

Hermosillo | 33,500 MXN |

Irapuato | 26,000 MXN |

Mexicali | 31,111 MXN |

Mexico City | 55,717 MXN |

Monclova | 47,158 MXN |

Monterrey | 50,289 MXN |

Puebla | 22,080 MXN |

Queretaro | 49,649 MXN |

Reynosa | 19,083 MXN |

San Luis Potosi | 86,278 MXN |

Tijuana | 36,193 MXN |

Toluca | 24,892 MXN |

Villahermosa | 88,625 MXN |

Zapopan | 19,644 MXN |