A person working as a Fashion Model in Mexico typically earns around 30,500 MXN per month. Salaries range from 14,300 MXN (lowest) to 48,100 MXN (highest).
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Fashion Model salaries vary drastically based on experience, skills, gender, or location. Below you will find a detailed breakdown based on many different criteria.
Fashion Model salaries in Mexico range from 14,300 MXN per month (minimum salary) to 48,100 MXN per month (maximum salary).
The median salary is 32,300 MXN per month, which means that half (50%) of people working as Fashion Model(s) are earning less than 32,300 MXN while the other half are earning more than 32,300 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 Fashion Model(s) are earning less than 21,000 MXN while 75% of them are earning more than 21,000 MXN. Also from the diagram, 75% of Fashion Model(s) are earning less than 42,600 MXN while 25% are earning more than 42,600 MXN.
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
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 Fashion Model salaries by experience level and this is what we found.
A Fashion Model with less than two years of experience makes approximately 16,500 MXN per month.
While someone with an experience level between two and five years is expected to earn 22,800 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 32,400 MXN per month, 42% more than someone with two to five years of experience.
Additionally, Fashion Model(s) whose expertise span anywhere between ten and fifteen years get a salary equivalent to 39,500 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 41,700 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 45,400 MXN per month, 9% more than people with fifteen to twenty years of experience.
|0 - 2 Years|
|2 - 5 Years||+38%|
|5 - 10 Years||+42%|
|10 - 15 Years||+22%|
|15 - 20 Years||+6%|
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 Fashion Model salaries by education level in order to make a comparison.
When the education level is High School, the average salary of a Fashion Model is 19,700 MXN per month.
While someone with a Certificate or Diploma gets a salary of 29,900 MXN per month, 51% more than someone having a High School degree.
A Bachelor's Degree gets its holder an average salary of 44,700 MXN per month, 50% more than someone with a Certificate or Diploma.
|Certificate or Diploma||+51%|
Though gender should not have an effect on pay, in reality, it does. So who gets paid more: men or women? Male Fashion Model employees in Mexico earn 18% more than their female counterparts on average.
Fashion Model(s) in Mexico are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 10% every 19 months. The national average annual increment for all professions combined is 8% granted to employees every 18 months.
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.
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
Listed above are the average annual increase rates for each industry in Mexico for the year 2019. 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.
A Fashion Model is considered to be a low bonus-based job due to the generally limited involvement in direct revenue generation, with exceptions of course. The people who get the highest bonuses are usually somehow involved in the revenue generation cycle.
68% of surveyed staff reported that they haven't received any bonuses or incentives in the previous year while 32% said that they received at least one form of monetary bonus.
Those who got bonuses reported rates ranging from 0% to 4% of their annual salary.
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.
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.
The main two types of jobs
|Revenue Generators||Supporting 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The average salary for Fashion Model is 10% more than that of Fashion and Apparel. Also, Fashion and Apparel salaries are 17% less than those of All Jobs.
|Job Title||Average Salary|
|Alterations Specialist||13,500 MXN||-56%|
|Bench Jeweler||11,300 MXN||-63%|
|Clothing and Textile Technologist||28,500 MXN||-6%|
|Cosmetology Educator||31,100 MXN||+2%|
|Diamond Setter||14,600 MXN||-52%|
|Fabric Manager||35,100 MXN||+15%|
|Fashion Design Manager||51,500 MXN||+69%|
|Fashion Merchandiser||20,500 MXN||-33%|
|Fashion Model||30,500 MXN||+0%|
|Freelance Fashion Stylist||47,700 MXN||+57%|
|Garment Technologist||27,300 MXN||-10%|
|Jewelry Mold Maker||18,000 MXN||-41%|
|Jewelry Polisher||11,400 MXN||-63%|
|Jewelry Sales||20,900 MXN||-31%|
|Plating Manager||35,400 MXN||+16%|
|Product Development Manager||62,800 MXN||+110%|
|Sewing Machine Operator||10,500 MXN||-66%|
|Shoe Sales||15,300 MXN||-50%|
|Supply Chain Manager||54,100 MXN||+78%|
|Tailor / Fitter||13,300 MXN||-56%|
|Trend Forecaster||31,400 MXN||+3%|
|Visual Merchandising Coordinator||22,300 MXN||-27%|
|Visual Merchandising Projects Manager||45,800 MXN||+50%|
|Boca del Rio||25,000 MXN|
|Cholula de Rivadabia||28,800 MXN|
|Ciudad Apodaca||35,100 MXN|
|Ciudad del Carmen||26,900 MXN|
|Ciudad Juarez||26,200 MXN|
|Ciudad Lopez Mateos||32,800 MXN|
|Ciudad Obregon||31,300 MXN|
|Ciudad Santa Catarina||30,600 MXN|
|Ciudad Valles||23,600 MXN|
|Ciudad Victoria||29,900 MXN|
|Cuautitlan Izcalli||33,800 MXN|
|Ecatepec de Morelos||37,600 MXN|
|General Escobedo||34,200 MXN|
|Gomez Palacio||30,400 MXN|
|Hidalgo del Parral||24,000 MXN|
|La Paz||27,600 MXN|
|Los Mochis||29,700 MXN|
|Los Reyes la Paz||31,400 MXN|
|Mexico City||40,200 MXN|
|Nuevo Laredo||31,800 MXN|
|Ojo de Agua||28,200 MXN|
|Piedras Negras||26,800 MXN|
|Playa del Carmen||24,900 MXN|
|Poza Rica||27,800 MXN|
|Puerto Vallarta||27,800 MXN|
|San Cristobal de las Casas||27,400 MXN|
|San Juan del Rio||24,700 MXN|
|San Luis Potosi||37,300 MXN|
|San Luis Rio Colorado||25,700 MXN|
|San Nicolas de los Garza||34,400 MXN|
|San Pablo de las Salinas||28,400 MXN|
|San Pedro Garza Garcia||22,600 MXN|
|Soledad de Graciano Sanchez||29,800 MXN|
|Tlalnepantla de Baz||34,400 MXN|
|Tuxtla Gutierrez||36,400 MXN|
|Villa Nicolas Romero||29,700 MXN|
|Zamora de Hidalgo||25,300 MXN|