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Adoption Services Director Average Salary in Mexico 2023

How much money does a person working as Adoption Services Director make in Mexico?

Average Monthly Salary
45,100 MXN
( 542,000 MXN yearly)


A person working as Adoption Services Director in Mexico typically earns around 45,100 MXN per month. Salaries range from 21,200 MXN (lowest) to 71,300 MXN (highest).

This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Adoption Services Director salaries vary drastically based on experience, skills, gender, or location. Below you will find a detailed breakdown based on many different criteria.

Adoption Services Director Pay Scale and Salaries in Mexico

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Salary Structure and Pay Scale Comparison

5% of people earn
42,500 MXN or more
10% of people earn
37,300 to 42,500 MXN
20% of people earn
26,000 MXN or less
65% of people earn
26,000 to 37,300 MXN
Minimum Salary
21,200 MXN
42,800 MXN
71,300 MXN

Median Salary, maximum and minimum salary, minimum wage, starting salary, and the salary range

  • Salary Range, Minimum Wage, and Starting Salary

    Adoption Services Director salaries in Mexico range from 21,200 MXN per month (starting salary) to 71,300 MXN per month (maximum salary). This is not the minimum wage as per the law, only the lowest reported number in the salary survey that had thousands of participants and professionals from all over the country.

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 42,800 MXN per month, which means that half (50%) of people working as Adoption Services Director(s) are earning less than 42,800 MXN while the other half are earning more than 42,800 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.

  • Percentiles and Salary Scale

    Closely related to the median are two values: the 25th and the 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of Adoption Services Director(s) are earning less than 34,700 MXN while 75% of them are earning more than 34,700 MXN. Also from the diagram, 75% of Adoption Services Director(s) are earning less than 49,200 MXN while 25% are earning more than 49,200 MXN.

  • Pay Scale Structure

    We grouped the most common and recurring salaries into brackets to give more insight into what salary to expect. This method is more accurate than just the average salary and gives more insights on how salaries are actually distributed. Around 65% of all reported figures are in the range 26,000 MXN to 37,300 MXN. Approximatly 20% fall under the 26,000 MXN cap. Ten percent of wages are from 37,300 MXN to 42,500 MXN. Only 5% of people grossed 42,500 MXN or more.

Adoption Services Director Salary Comparison by Years of Experience

How does experience and age affect your pay?

Adoption Services Director average salary change by experience in Mexico

0 - 2 Years
24,500 MXN
2 - 5 Years+38%
33,700 MXN
5 - 10 Years+42%
48,000 MXN
10 - 15 Years+22%
58,500 MXN
15 - 20 Years+6%
61,800 MXN
20+ Years+9%
67,300 MXN
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Salary comparison by years of experience monthly Mexico Adoption Services Director
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The experience level is the most important factor in determining the salary. Naturally the more years of experience the higher your wage. We broke down Adoption Services Director salaries by experience level and this is what we found.

Employees with less than two years of experience makes approximately 24,500 MXN per month.

While someone with an experience level between two and five years is expected to earn 33,700 MXN per month, 38% more than someone with less than two year's experience.

Moving forward, an experience level between five and ten years lands a salary of 48,000 MXN per month, 42% more than someone with two to five years of experience.

On average, a person's salary doubles their starting salary by the time they cross the 10 years* experience mark.
* Based on the average change in salary over time. Salary variations differ from person to person.

Additionally, Adoption Services Director whose expertise span anywhere between ten and fifteen years get a salary equivalent to 58,500 MXN per month, 22% more than someone with five to ten years of experience.

If the experience level is between fifteen and twenty years, then the expected wage is 61,800 MXN per month, 6% more than someone with ten to fifteen years of experience.

Lastly, employees with more than twenty years of professional experience get a salary of 67,300 MXN per month, 9% more than people with fifteen to twenty years of experience.

Typical Salary Progress for Most Careers

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Adoption Services Director Salary Comparison By Education

How do education levels affect salaries?

Displayed below is the average salary difference between different Adoption Services Director(s) who have the same experience but different education levels.

Adoption Services Director average salary difference by education level in Mexico

Bachelor's Degree
31,200 MXN
Master's Degree+55%
48,300 MXN
64,300 MXN
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
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We all know that higher education equals a bigger salary, but how much more money can a degree add to your income? We broke down Adoption Services Director salaries by education level in order to make a comparison.

When the education level is Bachelor's Degree, the average salary is 31,200 MXN per month.

While someone with a Master's Degree gets a salary of 48,300 MXN per month, 55% more than someone having a Bachelor's Degree degree.

People with PhD have an average salary of 64,300 MXN per month, 33% more than someone with a Master's Degree.

Is a Master's degree or an MBA worth it? Should you pursue higher education?

A Master's degree program or any post-graduate program in Mexico costs anywhere from 166,000 Mexican Peso(s) to 498,000 Mexican Peso(s) and lasts approximately two years. That is quite an investment.

You can't really expect any salary increases during the study period, assuming you already have a job. In most cases, a salary review is conducted once education is completed and the degree has been attained.

Many people pursue higher education as a tactic to switch into a higher paying job. The numbers seem to support the thoery. The average increase in compensation while changing jobs is approximately 10% more than the customary salary increment.

If you can afford the costs of higher education, the return on investment is definitely worth it. You should be able to recover the costs in roughly a year or so.

Typical Salary Difference by Education for Most Careers

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Salary and Compensation Comparison By Gender - Adoption Services Director

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Though gender should not have an effect on pay, in reality, it does. So who gets paid more: men or women? Male Adoption Services Director employees in Mexico earn 12% more than their female counterparts on average.

48,000 MXN
42,800 MXN
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Comparison By Gender in Mexico for all Careers

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Adoption Services Director Average Annual Salary Increment Percentage in Mexico

How much are annual salary increments in Mexico for Adoption Services Director(s)? How often do employees get salary raises?

Adoption Services Director

Adoption Services Director(s) in Mexico are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 12% every 19 months. The national average annual increment for all professions combined is 8% granted to employees every 18 months.

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The figures provided here are averages of numbers. Those figures should be taken as general guidelines. Salary increments will vary from person to person and depend on many factors, but your performance and contribution to the success of the organization remain the most important factors in determining how much and how often you will be granted a raise.

Mexico / All Professions

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The term 'Annual Salary Increase' usually refers to the increase in 12 calendar month period, but because it is rarely that people get their salaries reviewed exactly on the one year mark, it is more meaningful to know the frequency and the rate at the time of the increase.

How to calculate the salary increment percentage?

The annual salary Increase in a calendar year (12 months) can be easily calculated as follows: Annual Salary Increase = Increase Rate x 12 ÷ Increase Frequency

The average salary increase in one year (12 months) in Mexico is 5%.

Annual Increment Rate By Industry 2022

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Listed above are the average annual increase rates for each industry in Mexico for the year 2022. Companies within thriving industries tend to provide higher and more frequent raises. Exceptions do exist, but generally speaking, the situation of any company is closely related to the economic situation in the country or region. These figures tend to change frequently.

Worldwide Salary Raises: All Countries and All Jobs

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Salary Packages and Schemes

Not all compensation increases are reflected directly in the salary. Some companies offer upgraded packages to their staff instead of cash money. The figures displayed here account only for direct increments to the base salary.

Adoption Services Director Bonus and Incentive Rates in Mexico

How much and how often are bonuses being awarded?Annual Salary Bonus Rate Mexico Adoption Services Director
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"Adoption Services Director" is considered to be a high bonus-based job. The people who get the highest bonuses are usually somehow involved in the revenue generation cycle.

17% of surveyed staff reported that they haven't received any bonuses or incentives in the previous year while 83% said that they received at least one form of monetary bonus.

Those who got bonuses reported rates ranging from 5% to 9% of their annual salary.

Received Bonus
No Bonus

Types of Bonuses Considered

Individual Performance-Based Bonuses

The most standard form of bonus where the employee is awarded based on their exceptional performance.

Company Performance Bonuses

Occasionally, some companies like to celebrate excess earnings and profits with their staff collectively in the form of bonuses that are granted to everyone. The amount of the bonus will probably be different from person to person depending on their role within the organization.

Goal-Based Bonuses

Granted upon achieving an important goal or milestone.

Holiday / End of Year Bonuses

These types of bonuses are given without a reason and usually resemble an appreciation token.

Bonuses Are Not Commissions!

People tend to confuse bonuses with commissions. A commission is a prefixed rate at which someone gets paid for items sold or deals completed while a bonus is in most cases arbitrary and unplanned.

What makes a position worthy of good bonuses and a high salary?

The main two types of jobs

Revenue GeneratorsSupporting Cast

Employees that are directly involved in generating revenue or profit for the organization. Their field of expertise usually matches the type of business.

Employees that support and facilitate the work of revenue generators. Their expertise is usually different from that of the core business operations.

A graphics designer working for a graphics designing company.

A graphic designer in the marketing department of a hospital.

Revenue generators usually get more and higher bonuses, higher salaries, and more frequent salary increments. The reason is quite simple: it is easier to quantify your value to the company in monetary terms when you participate in revenue generation.

Try to work for companies where your skills can generate revenue. We can't all generate revenue and that's perfectly fine.

Bonus Comparison by Seniority Level

Top management personnel and senior employees naturally exhibit higher bonus rates and frequencies than juniors. This is very predictable due to the inherent responsibilities of being higher in the hierarchy. People in top positions can easily get double or triple bonus rates than employees down the pyramid.

Adoption Services Director Salary Trend and Forecast in Mexico

How are Adoption Services Director salaries changing over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary in recent years.

Average Salary 2019
41,100 MXN
Average Salary 2020+3%
42,300 MXN
Average Salary 2021+3%
43,300 MXN
Average Salary 2022+2%
44,300 MXN
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Adoption Services Director salaries in Mexico are on the rise in the year 2023 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2022 are 2% higher than those of 2021. The trend suggests a slow yet continuous increase in pay in 2024 and future years. These numbers may vary from industry to another.

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Adoption Services Director Average Hourly Wage in Mexico

260 MXN per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Mexico is 260 MXN. This means that the average Adoption Services Director in Mexico earns approximately 260 MXN for every worked hour.

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

About The Hourly Pay Rate

The hourly wage is the salary paid in one worked 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 the annual vacation allowance. The figures mentioned above are good approximations and are considered to be the standard. One major difference between salaried employees and hourly paid employees is overtime eligibility. Salaried employees are usually exempt from overtime as opposed to hourly paid staff.

What is the minimum hourly rate of pay?

The minimum pay rate per hour for 'Adoption Services Director' in Mexico is 120 MXN. This is the minimum as per the gathered data in the salary survey not the minimum hourly rate mandated by law.

Adoption Services Director VS Other Jobs

45,100 MXN
36,800 MXN
33,200 MXN
Average Salary
Adoption Services Director
Average Salary
Average Salary
All Jobs

The average salary for Adoption Services Director is 23% more than that of Counseling. Also, Counseling salaries are 11% more than those of All Jobs.

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Salary comparison with similar jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Adoption Services Director45,100 MXN-0%
Alcohol and Drug Counselor36,100 MXN-20%
Assistant Instructor16,700 MXN-63%
Career Counselor38,700 MXN-14%
Consultant41,400 MXN-8%
Director of Rehabilitation Services52,800 MXN+17%
Disability Consultant31,600 MXN-30%
Employment Counselor41,800 MXN-7%
Family Advocate28,200 MXN-38%
Family Services Specialist31,500 MXN-30%
Family Support Specialist42,000 MXN-7%
Family Youth Worker13,600 MXN-70%
Guidance Counselor42,600 MXN-6%
Guidance Director46,700 MXN+3%
Mental Health Counselor46,000 MXN+2%
Programs Coordinator23,000 MXN-49%
Psychologist57,700 MXN+28%
Supervising Counselor43,000 MXN-5%
Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor40,200 MXN-11%
Youth Advocate21,500 MXN-52%
Youth Care Counselor40,400 MXN-10%
Youth Care Specialist24,800 MXN-45%
Youth Development Manager51,600 MXN+14%

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Acapulco54,600 MXN
Acuna43,300 MXN
Aguascalientes56,000 MXN
Boca del Rio38,400 MXN
Buenavista42,900 MXN
Campeche43,800 MXN
Cancun54,200 MXN
Celaya48,700 MXN
Chalco40,200 MXN
Chetumal39,300 MXN
Chicoloapan40,600 MXN
Chihuahua56,900 MXN
Chilpancingo42,000 MXN
Chimalhuacan53,700 MXN
Cholula de Rivadabia41,500 MXN
Ciudad Apodaca51,400 MXN
Ciudad del Carmen40,600 MXN
Ciudad Juarez39,300 MXN
Ciudad Lopez Mateos51,900 MXN
Ciudad Obregon47,800 MXN
Ciudad Santa Catarina46,500 MXN
Ciudad Valles37,000 MXN
Ciudad Victoria47,400 MXN
Coacalco46,900 MXN
Coatzacoalcos44,200 MXN
Colima37,900 MXN
Cordoba37,900 MXN
Cuautitlan Izcalli51,900 MXN
Cuautla38,800 MXN
Cuernavaca48,300 MXN
Culiacan56,400 MXN
Delicias36,600 MXN
Durango52,300 MXN
Ecatepec de Morelos58,700 MXN
Ensenada46,900 MXN
Fresnillo36,100 MXN
General Escobedo49,200 MXN
Gomez Palacio46,000 MXN
Guadalajara58,200 MXN
Guadalupe54,600 MXN
Guaymas35,200 MXN
Hermosillo55,500 MXN
Hidalgo del Parral34,700 MXN
Iguala36,100 MXN
Irapuato50,100 MXN
Ixtapaluca47,800 MXN
Jiutepec40,200 MXN
La Paz43,800 MXN
Leon57,800 MXN
Los Mochis46,000 MXN
Los Reyes la Paz45,600 MXN
Manzanillo37,000 MXN
Matamoros51,000 MXN
Mazatlan49,600 MXN
Merida56,000 MXN
Metepec42,900 MXN
Mexicali55,100 MXN
Mexico City58,700 MXN
Minatitlan35,200 MXN
Monclova43,300 MXN
Monterrey57,300 MXN
Morelia53,200 MXN
Naucalpan56,400 MXN
Navojoa34,700 MXN
Nezahualcoyotl56,900 MXN
Nogales42,400 MXN
Nuevo Laredo49,600 MXN
Oaxaca45,100 MXN
Ojo de Agua44,200 MXN
Orizaba35,600 MXN
Pachuca45,100 MXN
Piedras Negras38,800 MXN
Playa del Carmen38,400 MXN
Poza Rica41,100 MXN
Puebla58,200 MXN
Puerto Vallarta42,400 MXN
Queretaro53,700 MXN
Reynosa52,800 MXN
Salamanca39,700 MXN
Saltillo55,500 MXN
San Cristobal de las Casas41,100 MXN
San Juan del Rio37,500 MXN
San Luis Potosi55,100 MXN
San Luis Rio Colorado39,700 MXN
San Nicolas de los Garza51,000 MXN
San Pablo de las Salinas41,500 MXN
San Pedro Garza Garcia35,600 MXN
Soledad de Graciano Sanchez44,700 MXN
Tampico47,400 MXN
Tapachula42,000 MXN
Tehuacan44,700 MXN
Tepic48,300 MXN
Tijuana57,800 MXN
Tlalnepantla de Baz54,200 MXN
Tlaquepaque52,800 MXN
Toluca51,400 MXN
Tonala50,100 MXN
Torreon53,200 MXN
Tuxtla Gutierrez52,300 MXN
Uruapan45,600 MXN
Veracruz50,500 MXN
Villa Nicolas Romero46,500 MXN
Villahermosa49,200 MXN
Xalapa50,500 MXN
Xico48,700 MXN
Zacatecas36,600 MXN
Zamora de Hidalgo37,500 MXN
Zapopan57,300 MXN

Government vs Private Sector Salary Comparison

Where can you get paid more, working for a private company or for the government? Public sector employees in Mexico earn 9% more than their private sector counterparts on average across all sectors.

Private Sector
31,900 MXN
Public Sector+9%
34,600 MXN
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Statistics and Calculation Guide

What is considered to be a good and competitive salary for Adoption Services Director in Mexico?

A good and competitive compensation would range anywhere between 42,800 MXN and 49,200 MXN. This is a very rough estimate and your experience and education will play a very huge part into your final earnings.

Gross Salary (before tax) and Net Salary (after tax)

All salary and compensation figures displayed here are gross salary figures, that is the salary before tax deductions. Because taxes may differ across sectors and locations, it is difficult to accurately calculate the net salart after tax for every career.

Base / Basic Salary

The base salary for Adoption Services Director in Mexico is ranges from 34,700 MXN to 49,200 MXN. The base salary depends on many factors including experience and education. It is not easy to provide a figure with very little information, so take this range in a grain of salt.

What is the difference between the median and the average salary?

Both are indicators. If your salary is higher than both of the average and the median then you are doing very well. If your salary is lower than both, then many people are earning more than you and there is plenty of room for improvement. If your wage is between the average and the median, then things can be a bit complicated. We wrote a guide to explain all about the different scenarios. How to compare your salary

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