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Lawyers

Occupation (2135) - 2022-Q2

  • 412k, Workforce
  • $6.24k MX, Average monthly salary
  • 41.5, Average age
  • 37.9, Weekly hours worked
  • 4.83, Weekly days worked
  • 5.93%, Workforce with second job
  • 20.8%, Informal Workforce
  • 16.6, Average years of Schooling

The workforce of Lawyers during second quarter of 2022 was 412k people, whose salary averaged $6.24k MX working around 37.9 hours per week.

The average age of Lawyers was 41.5 years. The workforce was distributed in 63.4% men with an average salary of $5.98k MX and, 36.6% women with average salary of $6.69k MX.

The best average salaries received by Lawyers were in Nayarit ($14.6k MX), Baja California Sur ($13.8k MX), and Michoacán de Ocampo ($13k MX) while the workforce was larger in Ciudad de México (72.1k), Estado de México (66k), and Jalisco (34.4k).

In terms of industries, the best average salaries were in Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance ($26k MX), Manufacture of Furniture, Mattresses and Blinds ($20k MX), and Automotive Repair and Maintenance ($20k MX), while the workforce was concentrated on Legal Services (272k), Regulation and Promotion of Economic Development (15.5%), and Public Administration (7.11%).

40% of the total informal workers correspond to women with an average salary of $4.27k MX and 60% to men with an average salary of $4.95k MX.

At the level of states, Tlaxcala had the highest percentage of informal workers with 61.6% corresponding to 2.38k from 3.87k workers, while the state with the lowest percentage of informal workers was Guerrero with a 7.18% corresponding to 355 from 4.95k workers.

Workforce and Salaries Evolution

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  • 412k, Workforce 2022-Q2
  • $6.24k MX, Average monthly salary 2022-Q2

At second quarter of 2022, the people who worked as Lawyers were 412k being a 1.6% lower than the first quarter of 2022. (418k).

In the same period, an average salary of $6.24k MX was observed, registering an increase of 4.87%, compared to the first quarter of 2022 ($5.95k MX).

Workforce by State

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The states with the highest number of Lawyers during the second quarter of 2022 were Ciudad de México (72.1k), Estado de México (66k), and Jalisco (34.4k)

Comparing the first quarter of 2021 and the second quarter of 2022, the main positive variations occurred in Michoacán de Ocampo and Guanajuato with an increase of 4.19k (42.2%) and 3.31k (19.5%), respectively. On the other hand, the negative variations were accentuated in Estado de México and Jalisco with a decrease of 9.11k (12.1%) and 5.23k (13.2%), respectively.

Salaries by State

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The states with the best average salaries for Lawyers during second quarter of 2022 were Nayarit ($14.6k MX), Baja California Sur ($13.8k MX), and Michoacán de Ocampo ($13k MX)

Comparing the first quarter of 2021 and the second quarter of 2022, the positive salary growth was higher in Baja California Sur and Baja California with an increase of $5.62k MX (68.4%) and $4.03k MX (76.6%), respectively. Por otro lado, las variaciones salariales negativas se acentuaron en Coahuila de Zaragoza and Nuevo León with a decrease of $6k MX (49.6%) and $4.9k MX (41.9%), respectively.

Average Salary and Workforce by Sex and Age

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Average Age 2022-Q2

  • 37, Women
  • 44.1, Men

At second quarter of 2022, the male workforce in Lawyers represented the 63.4% of the employed population and women 36.6%. The male and female workforce was higher in the age group 25 to 34 years (67.8k men and 61.1k women).

The highest average salary was $7.56k MX received by women from 45 to 54 years, while the lowest average salary was $4.03k MX received by men from 65 to 74 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 (2022-Q2)

  • 16.5, Women
  • 16.6, Men

During the second quarter of 2022, male and female workforce in Lawyers was concentrated in the educational segment with 16 to 18 years of schooling (245k men and 142k women).

The highest average salary was $6.86k MX received by men with more than 18 years of schooling, while the lowest average salary was $5.83k MX received by men 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 Lawyers in different industries and economic sectors.

At second quarter of 2022, the workforce was higher in Legal Services (69.6%), Regulation and Promotion of Economic Development (15.5%), and Public Administration (7.11%).

In the same period, the best average salaries were received in Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance ($26k MX), Manufacture of Furniture, Mattresses and Blinds ($20k MX), and Automotive Repair and Maintenance ($20k MX).

Labor Informality

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Labor Informality

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Labor Informality 2022-Q2

  • 20.8%, Lawyers
  • 55.4%, Average Informality in Mexico

During the second quarter of 2022, the labor informality of Lawyers reached a 20.8%, which implied a decrease from 4.11 percentage points compared to the first quarter of 2022  (24.9%).

The labor informality of this occupation was lower than informality at the country level in 34.6 percentage points during the second quarter of 2022.

Labor Informality by State

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Greater Labor Informality: 61.6%, Tlaxcala

Less Labor Informality: 7.18 %, Guerrero

At second quarter of 2022, the states with the highest rate of labor informality in Lawyers were Tlaxcala (61.6%), Tamaulipas (41.6%), and Coahuila de Zaragoza (40.2%).

The states with the lowest informality rate were Baja California (13.2%), Estado de México (8.33%), and Guerrero (7.18%).

Labor Informality by Age and Education

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Workforce

The workforce of Lawyers during the second quarter of 2022 was higher in the age group with 25 to 34 years concentrating 129k workers of which 77.5% corresponds to formal employment (99.9k) and 22.5% to informal employment (29k).

Regarding the schooling years, the workforce was higher in the range with 16 to 18 years of schooling concentrating 387k workers of which 79.2%  corresponds to formal employment (307k) and 20.8% corresponds to informal employment (80.4k).