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University and Higher Education Teachers

Occupation (2321) - 2024-Q1

  • 295k, Workforce
  • $8.25k MX, Average monthly salary
  • 47.6, Average age
  • 29.8, Weekly hours worked
  • 4.16, Weekly days worked
  • 17.1%, Workforce with second job
  • 14.8%, Informal Workforce
  • 18.1, Average years of Schooling

About University and Higher Education Teachers

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The workforce of University and Higher Education Teachers during first quarter of 2024 was 295k people, whose salary averaged $8.25k MX working around 29.8 hours per week.

The average age of University and Higher Education Teachers was 47.6 years. The workforce was distributed in 54.8% men with an average salary of $7.44k MX and, 45.2% women with average salary of $9.22k MX.

The best average salaries received by University and Higher Education Teachers were in Tamaulipas ($18k MX), Michoacán de Ocampo ($16.9k MX), and Colima ($16.4k MX) while the workforce was larger in Ciudad de México (71.9k), Estado de México (42.1k), and Jalisco (19k).

In terms of industries, the best average salaries were in General Public Administration ($44.1k MX), Accounting, Auditing and Related Services ($29.7k MX), and Higher Technical Education Schools ($10.9k MX), while the workforce was concentrated on Accounting, Auditing and Related Services (4.14k), Legal Services (3.08k), and General Public Administration (18.2%).

47% of the total informal workers correspond to women with an average salary of $4.98k MX and 53% to men with an average salary of $5.74k MX.

At the level of states, Guanajuato had the highest percentage of informal workers with 37.5% corresponding to 2.22k from 5.93k workers, while the state with the lowest percentage of informal workers was Estado de México with a 2.09% corresponding to 881 from 42.1k workers.

Workforce and Salaries Evolution

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  • 295k, Workforce 2024-Q1
  • $8.25k MX, Average monthly salary 2024-Q1

At first quarter of 2024, the people who worked as University and Higher Education Teachers were 295k being a 3.56% lower than the fourth quarter of 2023. (306k).

In the same period, an average salary of $8.25k MX was observed, registering a drop of 15.6%, compared to the fourth quarter of 2023 ($9.78k MX).

Workforce by State

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The states with the highest number of University and Higher Education Teachers during the first quarter of 2024 were Ciudad de México (71.9k), Estado de México (42.1k), and Jalisco (19k)

Comparing the first quarter of 2021 and the first quarter of 2024, the main positive variations occurred in Ciudad de México and Michoacán de Ocampo with an increase of 12k (20%) and 2.78k (47.1%), respectively. On the other hand, the negative variations were accentuated in Estado de México and Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave with a decrease of 16.6k (28.3%) and 6.67k (50.1%), respectively.

Salaries by State

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The states with the best average salaries for University and Higher Education Teachers during first quarter of 2024 were Tamaulipas ($18k MX), Michoacán de Ocampo ($16.9k MX), and Colima ($16.4k MX)

Comparing the first quarter of 2021 and the first quarter of 2024, the positive salary growth was higher in Baja California Sur and Aguascalientes with an increase of $5.65k MX (81.5%) and $5.3k MX (260%), respectively. Por otro lado, las variaciones salariales negativas se acentuaron en Sonora and Ciudad de México with a decrease of $11.4k MX (60.9%) and $10.5k MX (62.9%), respectively.

Average Salary and Workforce by Sex and Age

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Average Age 2024-Q1

  • 46.5, Women
  • 48.4, Men

At first quarter of 2024, the male workforce in University and Higher Education Teachers represented the 54.8% of the employed population and women 45.2%. The male workforce was higher in the age group of 45 to 54 years (40.5k), while the female workforce was higher in the age group of 35 to 44 years (39.6k).

The highest average salary was $11.6k MX received by women from 55 to 64 years, while the lowest average salary was $5.08k MX received by men from 25 to 34 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 (2024-Q1)

  • 18.1, Women
  • 18.1, Men

During the first quarter of 2024, male and female workforce in University and Higher Education Teachers was concentrated in the educational segment with 16 to 18 years of schooling (100k men and 86.8k women).

The highest average salary was $13.5k MX received by women with more than 18 years of schooling, while the lowest average salary was $6.97k 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 University and Higher Education Teachers in different industries and economic sectors.

At first quarter of 2024, the workforce was higher in Accounting, Auditing and Related Services (32.2%), Legal Services (24%), and General Public Administration (18.2%).

In the same period, the best average salaries were received in General Public Administration ($44.1k MX), Accounting, Auditing and Related Services ($29.7k MX), and Higher Technical Education Schools ($10.9k MX).

Labor Informality

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Labor Informality

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Labor Informality 2024-Q1

  • 14.8%, University and Higher Education Teachers
  • 54.3%, Average Informality in Mexico

During the first quarter of 2024, the labor informality of University and Higher Education Teachers reached a 14.8%, which implied a decrease from 1.16 percentage points compared to the fourth quarter of 2023  (16%).

The labor informality of this occupation was lower than informality at the country level in 39.5 percentage points during the first quarter of 2024.

Labor Informality by State

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Greater Labor Informality: 37.5%, Guanajuato

Less Labor Informality: 2.09 %, Estado de México

At first quarter of 2024, the states with the highest rate of labor informality in University and Higher Education Teachers were Guanajuato (37.5%), Tlaxcala (36.3%), and Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave (35.8%).

The states with the lowest informality rate were Chiapas (8.49%), Baja California Sur (6.54%), and Estado de México (2.09%).

Labor Informality by Age and Education

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Workforce

The workforce of University and Higher Education Teachers during the first quarter of 2024 was higher in the age group with 45 to 54 years concentrating 80k workers of which 86.3% corresponds to formal employment (69.1k) and 13.7% to informal employment (10.9k).

Regarding the schooling years, the workforce was higher in the range with 16 to 18 years of schooling concentrating 187k workers of which 79.7%  corresponds to formal employment (149k) and 20.3% corresponds to informal employment (37.9k).