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Doctors, Nurses and other Health Specialists

Group (24) - 2023-Q4

  • 443k, Workforce
  • $8.88k MX, Average monthly salary
  • 41.5, Average age
  • 39.4, Weekly hours worked
  • 5.01, Weekly days worked
  • 8.41%, Workforce with second job
  • 22.8%, Informal Workforce
  • 17.5, Average years of Schooling

About Doctors, Nurses and other Health Specialists

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The workforce of Doctors, Nurses and other Health Specialists during fourth quarter of 2023 was 443k people, whose salary averaged $8.88k MX working around 39.4 hours per week.

The average age of Doctors, Nurses and other Health Specialists was 41.5 years. The workforce was distributed in 46.9% men with an average salary of $10.2k MX and, 53.1% women with average salary of $7.69k MX.

The best average salaries received by Doctors, Nurses and other Health Specialists were in Nayarit ($17.6k MX), Guerrero ($16.8k MX), and Nuevo León ($16.6k MX) while the workforce was larger in Ciudad de México (81.4k), Estado de México (56.1k), and Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave (23.4k).

In terms of industries, the best average salaries were in Nonmetallic Ore Mining ($45.7k MX), Higher Technical Education Schools ($21.7k MX), and Metallic Ore Mining ($15.1k MX), while the workforce was concentrated on Medical Doctors Offices (425k), Psychiatric and Addiction Hospitals (249k), and Dental Offices (98.9k).

61.5% of the total informal workers correspond to women with an average salary of $3.36k MX and 38.5% to men with an average salary of $5.34k MX.

At the level of states, Tlaxcala had the highest percentage of informal workers with 38% corresponding to 1.61k from 4.23k workers, while the state with the lowest percentage of informal workers was Jalisco with a 2.22% corresponding to 474 from 21.4k workers.

Workforce and Salaries Evolution

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  • 443k, Workforce 2023-Q4
  • $8.88k MX, Average monthly salary 2023-Q4

At fourth quarter of 2023, the people who worked as Doctors, Nurses and other Health Specialists were 443k being a 11.8% higher than the third quarter of 2023. (396k).

In the same period, an average salary of $8.88k MX was observed, registering a drop of 3.56%, compared to the third quarter of 2023 ($9.21k MX).

Workforce by State

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The states with the highest number of Doctors, Nurses and other Health Specialists during the fourth quarter of 2023 were Ciudad de México (81.4k), Estado de México (56.1k), and Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave (23.4k)

Comparing the first quarter of 2021 and the fourth quarter of 2023, the main positive variations occurred in Estado de México and Ciudad de México with an increase of 20.8k (58.9%) and 20.7k (34.2%), respectively. On the other hand, the negative variations were accentuated in Michoacán de Ocampo and Nuevo León with a decrease of 3.98k (21%) and 3.51k (21.8%), respectively.

Salaries by State

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The states with the best average salaries for Doctors, Nurses and other Health Specialists during fourth quarter of 2023 were Nayarit ($17.6k MX), Guerrero ($16.8k MX), and Nuevo León ($16.6k MX)

Comparing the first quarter of 2021 and the fourth quarter of 2023, the positive salary growth was higher in Guerrero and Baja California Sur with an increase of $9.13k MX (118%) and $6.18k MX (60.1%), respectively. Por otro lado, las variaciones salariales negativas se acentuaron en San Luis Potosí and Sinaloa with a decrease of $8.14k MX (56.1%) and $5k MX (30.5%), respectively.

Average Salary and Workforce by Sex and Age

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Average Age 2023-Q4

  • 39.5, Women
  • 43.8, Men

At fourth quarter of 2023, the male workforce in Doctors, Nurses and other Health Specialists represented the 46.9% of the employed population and women 53.1%. The male and female workforce was higher in the age group 25 to 34 years (71.9k men and 86.8k women).

The highest average salary was $16.6k MX received by men from 35 to 44 years, while the lowest average salary was $1.87k MX received by women from 15 to 24 years.

* The data regarding salaries have low statistical precision so it should not be used as conclusions.

Average Salary and Workforce by Gender and Schooling Years

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Average Schooling in Years (2023-Q4)

  • 17.4, Women
  • 17.6, Men

During the fourth quarter of 2023, male and female workforce in Doctors, Nurses and other Health Specialists was concentrated in the educational segment with 16 to 18 years of schooling (162k men and 201k women).

The highest average salary was $17.7k MX received by women with more than 18 years of schooling, while the lowest average salary was $6.31k MX received by women with 16 to 18 years of schooling.

* The data regarding salaries have low statistical precision so it should not be used as conclusions.

Workforce and Salaries Distribution by Industries

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The visualization shows the distribution of Doctors, Nurses and other Health Specialists in different industries and economic sectors.

At fourth quarter of 2023, the workforce was higher in Medical Doctors Offices (48.9%), Psychiatric and Addiction Hospitals (28.6%), and Dental Offices (11.4%).

In the same period, the best average salaries were received in Nonmetallic Ore Mining ($45.7k MX), Higher Technical Education Schools ($21.7k MX), and Metallic Ore Mining ($15.1k MX).

Labor Informality

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Labor Informality

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Labor Informality 2023-Q4

  • 22.8%, Doctors, Nurses and other Health Specialists
  • 54.8%, Average Informality in Mexico

During the fourth quarter of 2023, the labor informality of Doctors, Nurses and other Health Specialists reached a 22.8%, which implied an increase from 0.73 percentage points compared to the third quarter of 2023  (22%).

The labor informality of this occupation was lower than informality at the country level in 32 percentage points during the fourth quarter of 2023.

Labor Informality by State

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Greater Labor Informality: 38%, Tlaxcala

Less Labor Informality: 2.22 %, Jalisco

At fourth quarter of 2023, the states with the highest rate of labor informality in Doctors, Nurses and other Health Specialists were Tlaxcala (38%), Ciudad de México (34.4%), and Estado de México (32.8%).

The states with the lowest informality rate were Querétaro (3.37%), Quintana Roo (3.19%), and Jalisco (2.22%).

Labor Informality by Age and Education

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Workforce

The workforce of Doctors, Nurses and other Health Specialists during the fourth quarter of 2023 was higher in the age group with 25 to 34 years concentrating 159k workers of which 72.1% corresponds to formal employment (114k) and 27.9% to informal employment (44.3k).

Regarding the schooling years, the workforce was higher in the range with 16 to 18 years of schooling concentrating 363k workers of which 76.5%  corresponds to formal employment (278k) and 23.5% corresponds to informal employment (85.4k).

Health Resources by Subcategory

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The treemap shows the distribution of health centers according to specialties in Mexico.

You can click on any box in the chart to view the distribution of the selected specialty by units type in the donut chart.  Or select a unit type in the donut chart to modify the treemap data.