Lawyers

Occupation (2135) - 2021-Q2

  • 396k, Workforce
  • $5.11k MX, Average monthly salary
  • 40.4, Average age
  • 36.6, Weekly hours worked
  • 4.73, Weekly days worked
  • 3.8%, Workforce with second job
  • 24.4%, Informal Workforce
  • 16.7, Average years of Schooling

The workforce of Lawyers during second quarter of 2021 was 396k people, whose salary averaged $5.11k MX working around 36.6 hours per week.

The average age of Lawyers was 40.4 years. The workforce was distributed in 61.9% men with an average salary of $4.8k MX and, 38.1% women with average salary of $5.61k MX.

The best average salaries received by Lawyers were in Baja California Sur ($17.1k MX), Campeche ($13.3k MX), and Nuevo León ($10.3k MX) while the workforce was larger in Estado de México (81.3k), Ciudad de México (76.7k), and Jalisco (29.2k).

In terms of industries, the best average salaries were in Wood Industry ($22k MX), Elementary and Secondary Schools ($22k MX), and Support Activities for Air Transportation ($19.1k MX), while the workforce was concentrated on Legal Services (235k), Regulation and Promotion of Economic Development (13.5%), and Public Administration (13%).

38% of the total informal workers correspond to women with an average salary of $4.83k MX and 62% to men with an average salary of $3.35k MX.

At the level of states, Tlaxcala had the highest percentage of informal workers with 61% corresponding to 1.91k from 3.13k workers, while the state with the lowest percentage of informal workers was Morelos with a 3.23% corresponding to 163 from 5.04k workers.

Workforce and Salaries Evolution

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  • 396k, Workforce 2021-Q2
  • $5.11k MX, Average monthly salary 2021-Q2

At second quarter of 2021, the people who worked as Lawyers were 396k being a 2.74% lower than the first quarter of 2021. (407k).

In the same period, an average salary of $5.11k MX was observed, registering a drop of 20.5%, compared to the first quarter of 2021 ($6.42k MX).

Workforce by State

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Top 1 Workforce 2021-Q2: 81.3k, Estado de México

Greater Increase in Workforce 2021-Q1/ 2021-Q2: 7.89k, Estado de México

Greater Decrease in Workforce 2021-Q1/ 2021-Q2: 9.13k, Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave

The states with the highest number of Lawyers during the second quarter of 2021 were Estado de México (81.3k), Ciudad de México (76.7k), and Jalisco (29.2k)

Comparing the first quarter of 2021 and the second quarter of 2021, the main positive variations occurred in Estado de México and Baja California with an increase of 7.89k (10.7%) and 6.06k (54.5%), respectively. On the other hand, the negative variations were accentuated in Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave and Jalisco with a decrease of 9.13k (31.6%) and 4.86k (14.3%), respectively.

Salaries by State

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Top 1 Average Salary 2021-Q2: $17.1k MX, Baja California Sur

Greater Salary Increase 2021-Q1 / 2021-Q2: $3.52k MX, Baja California Sur

Greater Salary Decrease 2021-Q1 / 2021-Q2: $8.6k MX, Quintana Roo

The states with the best average salaries for Lawyers during second quarter of 2021 were Baja California Sur ($17.1k MX), Campeche ($13.3k MX), and Nuevo León ($10.3k MX)

Comparing the first quarter of 2021 and the second quarter of 2021, the positive salary growth was higher in Baja California Sur and Puebla with an increase of $3.52k MX (25.9%) and $2.55k MX (101%), respectively. Por otro lado, las variaciones salariales negativas se acentuaron en Quintana Roo and Yucatán with a decrease of $8.6k MX (76.2%) and $7.14k MX (53.8%), respectively.

Average Salary and Workforce by Sex and Age

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Average Age 2021-Q2

  • 38.1, Women
  • 41.9, Men

At second quarter of 2021, the male workforce in Lawyers represented the 61.9% of the employed population and women 38.1%. The male workforce was higher in the age group of 25 to 34 years (74.1k), while the female workforce was higher in the age group of 35 to 44 years (58.1k).

The highest average salary was $7.4k MX received by men from 55 to 64 years, while the lowest average salary was $4.12k 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 (2021-Q2)

  • 16.7, Women
  • 16.8, Men

During the second quarter of 2021, male and female workforce in Lawyers was concentrated in the educational segment with 16 to 18 years of schooling (224k men and 144k women).

The highest average salary was $6.77k MX received by men with more than 18 years of schooling, while the lowest average salary was $4.89k 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 2021, the workforce was higher in Legal Services (62.6%), Regulation and Promotion of Economic Development (13.5%), and Public Administration (13%).

In the same period, the best average salaries were received in Wood Industry ($22k MX), Elementary and Secondary Schools ($22k MX), and Support Activities for Air Transportation ($19.1k MX).

Labor Informality

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Labor Informality

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Labor Informality 2021-Q2

  • 24.4%, Lawyers
  • 56.1%, Average Informality in Mexico

During the second quarter of 2021, the labor informality of Lawyers reached a 24.4%, which implied an increase from 3.54 percentage points compared to the first quarter of 2021  (20.9%).

The labor informality of this occupation was lower than informality at the country level in 31.7 percentage points during the second quarter of 2021.

Labor Informality by State

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Greater Labor Informality: 61%, Tlaxcala

Less Labor Informality: 3.23 %, Morelos

At second quarter of 2021, the states with the highest rate of labor informality in Lawyers were Tlaxcala (61%), Oaxaca (51.9%), and Guanajuato (43.9%).

The states with the lowest informality rate were Sinaloa (10.9%), Tamaulipas (10.2%), and Morelos (3.23%).

Labor Informality by Age and Education

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Workforce

The workforce of Lawyers during the second quarter of 2021 was higher in the age group with 25 to 34 years concentrating 129k workers of which 81.8% corresponds to formal employment (105k) and 18.2% to informal employment (23.4k).

Regarding the schooling years, the workforce was higher in the range with 16 to 18 years of schooling concentrating 367k workers of which 74.3%  corresponds to formal employment (273k) and 25.7% corresponds to informal employment (94.5k).