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Primary School Teachers

Occupation (2332) - 2023-Q4

  • 674k, Workforce
  • $7.46k MX, Average monthly salary
  • 40.7, Average age
  • 28.9, Weekly hours worked
  • 4.53, Weekly days worked
  • 9.89%, Workforce with second job
  • 9.75%, Informal Workforce
  • 16.3, Average years of Schooling

About Primary School Teachers

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The workforce of Primary School Teachers during fourth quarter of 2023 was 674k people, whose salary averaged $7.46k MX working around 28.9 hours per week.

The average age of Primary School Teachers was 40.7 years. The workforce was distributed in 33.2% men with an average salary of $8.21k MX and, 66.8% women with average salary of $7.09k MX.

The best average salaries received by Primary School Teachers were in Sinaloa ($12.1k MX), Michoacán de Ocampo ($11.3k MX), and Chiapas ($11.1k MX) while the workforce was larger in Estado de México (88.1k), Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave (51.8k), and Jalisco (43.1k).

In terms of industries, the best average salaries were in Justice Administration and Security and Public Order Preservation ($11.4k MX), Medical Doctors Offices ($10k MX), and Higher Technical Education Schools ($7.9k MX), while the workforce was concentrated on Higher Technical Education Schools (1.13M), Basic, Middle and Special Needs Education Schools (201k), and Justice Administration and Security and Public Order Preservation (0.31%).

75.4% of the total informal workers correspond to women with an average salary of $4.08k MX and 24.6% to men with an average salary of $2.62k MX.

At the level of states, Guanajuato had the highest percentage of informal workers with 25.7% corresponding to 6.42k from 24.9k workers, while the state with the lowest percentage of informal workers was Chihuahua with a 0.92% corresponding to 150 from 16.3k workers.

Workforce and Salaries Evolution

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  • 674k, Workforce 2023-Q4
  • $7.46k MX, Average monthly salary 2023-Q4

At fourth quarter of 2023, the people who worked as Primary School Teachers were 674k being a 3.58% higher than the third quarter of 2023. (651k).

In the same period, an average salary of $7.46k MX was observed, registering a drop of 0.57%, compared to the third quarter of 2023 ($7.51k MX).

Workforce by State

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The states with the highest number of Primary School Teachers during the fourth quarter of 2023 were Estado de México (88.1k), Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave (51.8k), and Jalisco (43.1k)

Comparing the first quarter of 2021 and the fourth quarter of 2023, the main positive variations occurred in Guerrero and Tamaulipas with an increase of 12.8k (66.3%) and 9.45k (59.6%), respectively. On the other hand, the negative variations were accentuated in Guanajuato and Michoacán de Ocampo with a decrease of 11.3k (31.3%) and 7.79k (22.1%), respectively.

Salaries by State

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The states with the best average salaries for Primary School Teachers during fourth quarter of 2023 were Sinaloa ($12.1k MX), Michoacán de Ocampo ($11.3k MX), and Chiapas ($11.1k MX)

Comparing the first quarter of 2021 and the fourth quarter of 2023, the positive salary growth was higher in Chihuahua and Sinaloa with an increase of $3.22k MX (44.2%) and $2.56k MX (26.7%), respectively. Por otro lado, las variaciones salariales negativas se acentuaron en Baja California and Morelos with a decrease of $1.83k MX (23.6%) and $1.8k MX (61.3%), respectively.

Average Salary and Workforce by Sex and Age

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Average Age 2023-Q4

  • 39.8, Women
  • 42.5, Men

At fourth quarter of 2023, the male workforce in Primary School Teachers represented the 33.2% of the employed population and women 66.8%. The male and female workforce was higher in the age group 35 to 44 years (67k men and 146k women).

The highest average salary was $8.84k MX received by men from 55 to 64 years, while the lowest average salary was $5.08k 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)

  • 16.3, Women
  • 16.3, Men

During the fourth quarter of 2023, male and female workforce in Primary School Teachers was concentrated in the educational segment with 16 to 18 years of schooling (193k men and 399k women).

The highest average salary was $8.32k MX received by men with 16 to 18 years of schooling, while the lowest average salary was $4.43k MX received by women with 10 to 12 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 Primary School Teachers in different industries and economic sectors.

At fourth quarter of 2023, the workforce was higher in Higher Technical Education Schools (84.2%), Basic, Middle and Special Needs Education Schools (15%), and Justice Administration and Security and Public Order Preservation (0.31%).

In the same period, the best average salaries were received in Justice Administration and Security and Public Order Preservation ($11.4k MX), Medical Doctors Offices ($10k MX), and Higher Technical Education Schools ($7.9k MX).

Labor Informality

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Labor Informality

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Labor Informality 2023-Q4

  • 9.75%, Primary School Teachers
  • 54.8%, Average Informality in Mexico

During the fourth quarter of 2023, the labor informality of Primary School Teachers reached a 9.75%, which implied an increase from 1.69 percentage points compared to the third quarter of 2023  (8.07%).

The labor informality of this occupation was lower than informality at the country level in 45 percentage points during the fourth quarter of 2023.

Labor Informality by State

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Greater Labor Informality: 25.7%, Guanajuato

Less Labor Informality: 0.92 %, Chihuahua

At fourth quarter of 2023, the states with the highest rate of labor informality in Primary School Teachers were Guanajuato (25.7%), Tlaxcala (20.4%), and Tamaulipas (18.7%).

The states with the lowest informality rate were Coahuila de Zaragoza (2.69%), Estado de México (2.42%), and Chihuahua (0.92%).

Labor Informality by Age and Education

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Workforce

The workforce of Primary School Teachers during the fourth quarter of 2023 was higher in the age group with 35 to 44 years concentrating 213k workers of which 94.3% corresponds to formal employment (201k) and 5.73% to informal employment (12.2k).

Regarding the schooling years, the workforce was higher in the range with 16 to 18 years of schooling concentrating 592k workers of which 92.4%  corresponds to formal employment (547k) and 7.58% corresponds to informal employment (44.9k).