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Psychologists

Occupation (2142) - 2023-Q4

  • 148k, Workforce
  • $4.63k MX, Average monthly salary
  • 39.7, Average age
  • 31.3, Weekly hours worked
  • 4.77, Weekly days worked
  • 9.31%, Workforce with second job
  • 34.6%, Informal Workforce
  • 16.8, Average years of Schooling

About Psychologists

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The workforce of Psychologists during fourth quarter of 2023 was 148k people, whose salary averaged $4.63k MX working around 31.3 hours per week.

The average age of Psychologists was 39.7 years. The workforce was distributed in 20.4% men with an average salary of $5.43k MX and, 79.6% women with average salary of $4.43k MX.

The best average salaries received by Psychologists were in Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave ($12.3k MX), Guerrero ($12k MX), and Coahuila de Zaragoza ($10.9k MX) while the workforce was larger in Estado de México (25.6k), Ciudad de México (19.5k), and Jalisco (14.1k).

In terms of industries, the best average salaries were in Retail Trade of Textile Products, except Apparel ($14k MX), General Public Administration ($9.86k MX), and Regulation and Promotion of Economic Developmen ($9.65k MX), while the workforce was concentrated on N/A.

77.5% of the total informal workers correspond to women with an average salary of $3.57k MX and 22.5% to men with an average salary of $5.86k MX.

At the level of states, Tlaxcala had the highest percentage of informal workers with 80.4% corresponding to 764 from 950 workers, while the state with the lowest percentage of informal workers was Campeche with a 3.9% corresponding to 23 from 590 workers.

Workforce and Salaries Evolution

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  • 148k, Workforce 2023-Q4
  • $4.63k MX, Average monthly salary 2023-Q4

At fourth quarter of 2023, the people who worked as Psychologists were 148k being a 7.48% higher than the third quarter of 2023. (137k).

In the same period, an average salary of $4.63k MX was observed, registering a drop of 2.46%, compared to the third quarter of 2023 ($4.75k MX).

Workforce by State

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The states with the highest number of Psychologists during the fourth quarter of 2023 were Estado de México (25.6k), Ciudad de México (19.5k), and Jalisco (14.1k)

Comparing the first quarter of 2021 and the fourth quarter of 2023, the main positive variations occurred in Estado de México and Nuevo León with an increase of 5.04k (24.5%) and 4.27k (63%), respectively. On the other hand, the negative variations were accentuated in Jalisco and Coahuila de Zaragoza with a decrease of 1.78k (11.2%) and 1.62k (37.3%), respectively.

Salaries by State

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The states with the best average salaries for Psychologists during fourth quarter of 2023 were Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave ($12.3k MX), Guerrero ($12k MX), and Coahuila de Zaragoza ($10.9k MX)

Comparing the first quarter of 2021 and the fourth quarter of 2023, the positive salary growth was higher in Guerrero and Quintana Roo with an increase of $7.95k MX (194%) and $5.92k MX (295%), respectively. Por otro lado, las variaciones salariales negativas se acentuaron en Estado de México and Chiapas with a decrease of $4.36k MX (78.4%) and $3.78k MX (39.1%), respectively.

Average Salary and Workforce by Gender and Schooling Years

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Average Schooling in Years (2023-Q4)

  • 16.8, Women
  • 16.9, Men

During the fourth quarter of 2023, male and female workforce in Psychologists was concentrated in the educational segment with 16 to 18 years of schooling (27k men and 107k women).

The highest average salary was $5.63k MX received by men with 16 to 18 years of schooling, while the lowest average salary was $4.31k 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.

Labor Informality

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Labor Informality

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Labor Informality 2023-Q4

  • 34.6%, Psychologists
  • 54.8%, Average Informality in Mexico

During the fourth quarter of 2023, the labor informality of Psychologists reached a 34.6%, which implied a decrease from 1.2 percentage points compared to the third quarter of 2023  (35.8%).

The labor informality of this occupation was lower than informality at the country level in 20.2 percentage points during the fourth quarter of 2023.

Labor Informality by State

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Greater Labor Informality: 80.4%, Tlaxcala

Less Labor Informality: 3.9 %, Campeche

At fourth quarter of 2023, the states with the highest rate of labor informality in Psychologists were Tlaxcala (80.4%), Hidalgo (77.7%), and Morelos (65.7%).

The states with the lowest informality rate were Tabasco (11.8%), Tamaulipas (9.84%), and Campeche (3.9%).

Labor Informality by Age and Education

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Workforce

The workforce of Psychologists during the fourth quarter of 2023 was higher in the age group with 35 to 44 years concentrating 48.6k workers of which 77.2% corresponds to formal employment (37.5k) and 22.8% to informal employment (11.1k).

Regarding the schooling years, the workforce was higher in the range with 16 to 18 years of schooling concentrating 134k workers of which 65.2%  corresponds to formal employment (87.6k) and 34.8% corresponds to informal employment (46.7k).