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Average Salary in Leon 2020

How much money does a person working in Leon make?


Average Monthly Salary
45,000 MXN
( 540,000 MXN yearly)

LOW
11,400
MXN
AVERAGE
45,000
MXN
HIGH
201,000
MXN

A person working in Leon typically earns around 45,000 MXN per month. Salaries range from 11,400 MXN (lowest average) to 201,000 MXN (highest average, actual maximum salary is higher).

This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Salaries vary drastically between different careers. If you are interested in the salary of a particular job, see below for salaries for specific job titles.

Distribution of Salaries in Leon

Median and salary distribution monthly Leon
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The median, the maximum, the minimum, and the range

  • Salary Range

    Salaries in Leon range from 11,400 MXN per month (minimum salary) to 201,000 MXN per month (maximum average salary, actual maximum is higher).

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 42,300 MXN per month, which means that half (50%) of the population are earning less than 42,300 MXN while the other half are earning more than 42,300 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.

  • Percentiles

    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 24,100 MXN while 75% of them are earning more than 24,100 MXN. Also from the diagram, 75% of the population are earning less than 114,000 MXN while 25% are earning more than 114,000 MXN.


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

Salary Comparison by Years of Experience

How does a person's salary progress over time?

Salary Comparison By Experience Level
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The experience level is the most important factor in determining the salary. Naturally the more years of experience the higher the wage.

Generally speaking, employees having experience from two to five years earn on average 32% more than freshers and juniors across all industries and disciplines.

Professionals with experience of more than five years tend to earn on average 36% more than those with five years or less of work experience.


Change in salary based on experience varies drastically from one location to another and depends hugely on the career field as well. The data displayed here is the combined average of many different jobs. To view accurate figures, choose a specific job title.

As you hit the ten years mark, the salary increases by 21% and an additional 14% for those who have crossed the 15 years mark.

Those figures are presented as guidelines only. The numbers become more significant if you consider one job title at a time.

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.

Salary Comparison By Education

How does the education level affect your salary?

Salary Comparison By Education
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It is well known that higher education equals a bigger salary, but how much more money can a degree add to your income? We compared the salaries of professionals at the same level but with different college degrees levels across many jobs, below are our findings.


Change in salary based on education varies drastically from one location to another and depends hugely on the career field as well. The data displayed here is the combined average of multiple jobs. To view accurate figures, choose a specific job title.

Workers with a certificate or diploma earn on average 17% more than their peers who only reached the high school level.

Employees who earned a Bachelor's Degree earn 24% more than those who only managed to attain a cerificate or diploma.

Professionals who attained a Master's Degree are awarded salaries that are 29% more than those with a Bachelor's Degree.

Finally, PhD holders earn 23% more than Master's Degree holders on average while doing the same job.


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 499,000 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 this tactic. The average increase in compensation while changing jobs is approximately 10% more than the customary salary increment.

The decision really depends on your situation and experience among many other factors. Putting all variables aside, if you can afford the costs of higher education then the return on investment is definitely worth it. You should be able to recover the costs in roughly a year or so.



Salary Comparison By Gender

Salary comparison by gender monthly Mexico
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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 employees in Mexico earn 21% more than their female counterparts on avergae across all sectors.

Female
30,200 MXN
Male+21%
36,700 MXN
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Average Annual Salary Increment Percentage in Mexico

How much are annual salary increments in Mexico? How often do employees get salary raises?

Mexico

Employees in Mexico are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 8% every 18 months.

Annual Salary Increment Rate Mexico
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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.

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 2019

Banking
4%
Energy
8%
Information Technology
3%
Healthcare
7%
Travel
2%
Construction
6%
Education
1%

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.


Average Salary Increase Rate by Experience Level

Junoir Level
3% - 5%
Mid-Career
6% - 9%
Senior Level
10% - 15%
Top Management
15% - 20%

The difference in increment rates is somehow justified because employers put more effort to retain more experienced staff since they are harder to acquire than less experienced ones.

Worldwide Salary Raises: All Countries and All Jobs

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Bonus and Incentive Rates in Mexico

How much and how often are bonuses being awarded?Annual Salary Bonus Rate Mexico
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49% of surveyed staff in Mexico reported that they haven't received any bonuses or incentives in the previous year while 51% said that they received at least one form of monetary bonus.

Those who got bonuses reported rates ranging from 3% to 6% of their annual salary.

Received Bonus
51%
No Bonus
49%

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.


Bonus Rates Comparison by Career Field

Finance
High
Architecture
High
Sales
High
Business Development
High
Marketing / Advertising
High
Information Technology
Moderate
Healthcare
Moderate
Insurance
Moderate
Customer Service
Moderate
Human Resources
Moderate
Construction
Low
Transport
Low
Hospitality
Low

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.

Example:
A graphics designer working for a graphics designing company.

Example:
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.

Government vs Private Sector Salary Comparison

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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%
34,700 MXN
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salaries for popular jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Accounting and Finance
Accountant28,300 MXN
Accounting Assistant22,000 MXN
Accounting Manager66,900 MXN
Bookkeeper19,000 MXN
Chartered Accountant39,600 MXN
Corporate Treasurer57,900 MXN
Financial Analyst53,600 MXN
Financial Manager85,700 MXN
Internal Auditor39,100 MXN

Administration / Reception / Secretarial
Administrative Assistant22,100 MXN
Office Manager37,900 MXN
Receptionist15,800 MXN
Secretary19,200 MXN

Advertising / Grapic Design / Events
Art Director43,900 MXN
Creative Director42,500 MXN
Graphic Designer26,300 MXN
Photographer23,000 MXN

Airlines / Aviation / Aerospace / Defense
Aerospace Engineer56,600 MXN
Air Traffic Controller48,400 MXN
Flight Attendant28,700 MXN
Pilot69,900 MXN

Architecture
Architect52,200 MXN
CAD Drafter21,800 MXN

Automotive
Mechanic16,100 MXN
Service Advisor29,300 MXN

Banking
Bank Branch Manager74,100 MXN
Teller16,300 MXN

Bilingual
Teacher33,700 MXN
Translator39,600 MXN

Business Planning
Business Analyst52,900 MXN
Business Development Manager67,500 MXN
Project Manager49,000 MXN

Care Giving and Child Care
Nanny17,900 MXN
Nursery Teacher15,800 MXN

Construction / Building / Installation
Civil Engineer37,900 MXN
Construction Project Manager70,800 MXN
Health and Safety Officer18,200 MXN

Customer Service and Call Center
Call Center Representative15,800 MXN
Customer Service Manager60,200 MXN
Customer Service Representative16,600 MXN

Engineering
Electrical Engineer39,700 MXN
Engineer41,800 MXN
Mechanical Engineer39,100 MXN

Executive and Management
Chief Executive Officer96,500 MXN
Chief Financial Officer85,700 MXN
General Manager78,000 MXN

Food / Hospitality / Tourism / Catering
Chef26,600 MXN
Executive Chef30,400 MXN
Hotel Manager78,700 MXN
Travel Agent26,100 MXN
Waiter / Waitress13,000 MXN

Health and Medical
Dentist104,000 MXN
Dietitian79,900 MXN
Laboratory Technician31,000 MXN
Nurse34,100 MXN

Human Resources
Human Resources Manager63,700 MXN
Human Resources Officer25,000 MXN

Information Technology
Computer Technician32,700 MXN
Database Administrator41,500 MXN
Developer / Programmer43,100 MXN
Information Technology Manager67,600 MXN
Network Engineer35,900 MXN

Law Enforcement / Security / Fire
Police Officer26,400 MXN

Legal
Attorney82,000 MXN
Legal Assistant22,000 MXN

Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment
Journalist45,800 MXN

Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology
Biomedical Engineer37,700 MXN
Pharmacist53,600 MXN

Sales Retail and Wholesale
Cashier16,100 MXN
Sales Manager72,100 MXN
Sales Representative27,000 MXN

Teaching / Education
Elementary School Teacher29,000 MXN
Secondary School Teacher35,900 MXN

Average Hourly Wage in Leon


260 MXN per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Leon is 260 MXN. This means that the average person in Leon earns approximately 260 MXN for every worked hour.


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

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.

Leon VS Mexico

Salary Comparison Between Leon and Mexico monthly
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We compared salaries in Leon and Mexico and we found that Leon salaries are 35% more than those of Mexico.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Acapulco39,000 MXN
Acuna33,200 MXN
Aguascalientes39,800 MXN
Boca del Rio29,400 MXN
Buenavista32,100 MXN
Campeche32,700 MXN
Cancun38,900 MXN
Celaya35,700 MXN
Chalco30,500 MXN
Chetumal30,000 MXN
Chicoloapan30,600 MXN
Chihuahua44,400 MXN
Chilpancingo31,700 MXN
Chimalhuacan38,600 MXN
Cholula de Rivadabia31,100 MXN
Ciudad Apodaca37,400 MXN
Ciudad del Carmen30,800 MXN
Ciudad Juarez30,500 MXN
Ciudad Lopez Mateos37,500 MXN
Ciudad Obregon35,300 MXN
Ciudad Santa Catarina34,400 MXN
Ciudad Valles28,600 MXN
Ciudad Victoria34,900 MXN
Coacalco34,600 MXN
Coatzacoalcos32,900 MXN
Colima29,100 MXN
Cordoba29,000 MXN
Cuautitlan Izcalli37,400 MXN
Cuautla29,500 MXN
Cuernavaca35,300 MXN
Culiacan40,300 MXN
Delicias28,300 MXN
Durango37,900 MXN
Ecatepec de Morelos45,400 MXN
Ensenada34,700 MXN
Fresnillo27,900 MXN
General Escobedo36,200 MXN
Gomez Palacio34,200 MXN
Guadalajara45,100 MXN
Guadalupe38,700 MXN
Guaymas27,300 MXN
Hermosillo39,500 MXN
Hidalgo del Parral27,000 MXN
Iguala27,900 MXN
Irapuato36,600 MXN
Ixtapaluca35,200 MXN
Jiutepec30,500 MXN
La Paz32,900 MXN
Leon45,000 MXN
Los Mochis34,400 MXN
Los Reyes la Paz34,000 MXN
Manzanillo28,600 MXN
Matamoros37,000 MXN
Mazatlan36,200 MXN
Merida39,600 MXN
Metepec32,400 MXN
Mexicali39,200 MXN
Mexico City45,400 MXN
Minatitlan27,300 MXN
Monclova32,400 MXN
Monterrey44,600 MXN
Morelia38,000 MXN
Naucalpan44,000 MXN
Navojoa27,000 MXN
Nezahualcoyotl44,300 MXN
Nogales31,900 MXN
Nuevo Laredo36,200 MXN
Oaxaca33,400 MXN
Ojo de Agua33,500 MXN
Orizaba27,500 MXN
Pachuca33,300 MXN
Piedras Negras29,600 MXN
Playa del Carmen29,900 MXN
Poza Rica31,000 MXN
Puebla45,100 MXN
Puerto Vallarta31,900 MXN
Queretaro38,400 MXN
Reynosa38,000 MXN
Salamanca30,200 MXN
Saltillo39,600 MXN
San Cristobal de las Casas31,300 MXN
San Juan del Rio28,800 MXN
San Luis Potosi39,000 MXN
San Luis Rio Colorado30,300 MXN
San Nicolas de los Garza36,800 MXN
San Pablo de las Salinas31,500 MXN
San Pedro Garza Garcia27,400 MXN
Soledad de Graciano Sanchez33,400 MXN
Tampico34,800 MXN
Tapachula31,500 MXN
Tehuacan33,200 MXN
Tepic35,500 MXN
Tijuana44,800 MXN
Tlalnepantla de Baz38,400 MXN
Tlaquepaque37,900 MXN
Toluca37,200 MXN
Tonala36,500 MXN
Torreon38,200 MXN
Tuxtla Gutierrez37,700 MXN
Uruapan33,900 MXN
Veracruz36,600 MXN
Villa Nicolas Romero34,500 MXN
Villahermosa35,900 MXN
Xalapa36,700 MXN
Xico35,700 MXN
Zacatecas28,100 MXN
Zamora de Hidalgo28,700 MXN
Zapopan44,700 MXN
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