Industrial Engineers

Occupation (2253) - 2021-Q1

  • 72.9k, Workforce
  • $8.32k MX, Average monthly salary
  • 35.1, Average age
  • 42.6, Weekly hours worked
  • 4.85, Weekly days worked
  • 1.69%, Workforce with second job
  • 0.8%, Informal Workforce
  • 16.7, Average years of Schooling

About Industrial Engineers

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The workforce of Industrial Engineers during first quarter of 2021 was 72.9k people, whose salary averaged $8.32k MX working around 42.6 hours per week.

The average age of Industrial Engineers was 35.1 years. The workforce was distributed in 79.8% men with an average salary of $8.94k MX and, 20.2% women with average salary of $5.86k MX.

The best average salaries received by Industrial Engineers were in Yucatán ($43.7k MX), Campeche ($21.5k MX), and Guanajuato ($21.1k MX) while the workforce was larger in Ciudad de México (8.49k), Chihuahua (8.12k), and Puebla (7.15k).

In terms of industries, the best average salaries were in Metal Ore Mining ($20.3k MX), Retail Trade of Groceries and Food ($20k MX), and Basic Metal Industries ($19.1k MX), while the workforce was concentrated on Manufacture of Transport Equipment and Parts for Motor Vehicles (24.6%), Manufacture of Computer, Communication, Measurement and other Equipment, Electronic Components and Accessories (7.94%), and Industry Plastic and Rubber (7.53%).

30.2% of the total informal workers correspond to women with an average salary of $1.29k MX and 69.8% to men with an average salary of $8.1k MX.

At the level of states, Michoacán de Ocampo had the highest percentage of informal workers with 100% corresponding to 177 from 177 workers, while the state with the lowest percentage of informal workers was Coahuila de Zaragoza with a 1.28% corresponding to 63 from 4.92k workers.

Workforce and Salaries Evolution

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  • 72.9k, Workforce 2021-Q1
  • $8.32k MX, Average monthly salary 2021-Q1

At first quarter of 2021, the people who worked as Industrial Engineers were 72.9k being a 1.97% lower than the fourth quarter of 2020. (74.4k).

In the same period, an average salary of $8.32k MX was observed, registering an increase of 7.33%, compared to the fourth quarter of 2020 ($7.75k MX).

Workforce by State

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Top 1 Workforce 2021-Q1: 8.49k, Ciudad de México

Greater Increase in Workforce 2019-Q4/ 2021-Q1: 2.5k, Querétaro

Greater Decrease in Workforce 2019-Q4 / 2021-Q1: 5.77k, Nuevo León

The states with the highest number of Industrial Engineers during the first quarter of 2021 were Ciudad de México (8.49k), Chihuahua (8.12k), and Puebla (7.15k)

Comparing the first quarter of 2020 and the first quarter of 2021, the main positive variations occurred in Querétaro and Morelos with an increase of 2.5k (71%) and 834 (168%), respectively. On the other hand, the negative variations were accentuated in Nuevo León and Baja California with a decrease of 5.77k (62.8%) and 3.22k (44.9%), respectively.

Salaries by State

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Top 1 Average Salary 2021-Q1: $43.7k MX, Yucatán

Greater Salary Increase 2020-Q1 / 2021-Q1: $30.7k MX, Yucatán

Greater Salary Decrease 2020-Q1 / 2021-Q1: $20.6k MX, Michoacán de Ocampo

The states with the best average salaries for Industrial Engineers during first quarter of 2021 were Yucatán ($43.7k MX), Campeche ($21.5k MX), and Guanajuato ($21.1k MX)

Comparing the first quarter of 2020 and the first quarter of 2021, the positive salary growth was higher in Yucatán and Guanajuato with an increase of $30.7k MX (236%) and $17.4k MX (468%), respectively. Por otro lado, las variaciones salariales negativas se acentuaron en Michoacán de Ocampo and Sinaloa with a decrease of $20.6k MX (94.1%) and $7.27k MX (100%), respectively.

Average Salary and Workforce by Sex and Age

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Average Age 2021-Q1: 36.7, Men

At first quarter of 2021, the male workforce in Industrial Engineers represented the 79.8% of the employed population and women 20.2%. The male and female workforce was higher in the age group 25 to 34 years (21.6k men and 11.2k women).

The highest average salary was $11.9k MX received by men from 35 to 44 years, while the lowest average salary was $8.42k 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-Q1)

  • 16.6, Women
  • 16.7, Men

During the first quarter of 2021, male and female workforce in Industrial Engineers was concentrated in the educational segment with 16 to 18 years of schooling (54.8k men and 14.1k women).

The highest average salary was $9.39k MX received by men with 16 to 18 years of schooling, while the lowest average salary was $5.32k 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 Industrial Engineers in different industries and economic sectors.

At first quarter of 2021, the workforce was higher in Manufacture of Transport Equipment and Parts for Motor Vehicles (24.6%), Manufacture of Computer, Communication, Measurement and other Equipment, Electronic Components and Accessories (7.94%), and Industry Plastic and Rubber (7.53%).

In the same period, the best average salaries were received in Metal Ore Mining ($20.3k MX), Retail Trade of Groceries and Food ($20k MX), and Basic Metal Industries ($19.1k MX).

Labor Informality

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Labor Informality

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Labor Informality 2021-Q1

  • 0.8%, Industrial Engineers
  • 55.1%, Average Informality in Mexico

During the first quarter of 2021, the labor informality of Industrial Engineers reached a 0.8%, which implied a decrease from 1.52 percentage points compared to the fourth quarter of 2020  (2.33%) and a decrease from 7.22 percentage points compared to the same period of the previous year (8.02%).

The labor informality of this occupation was lower than informality at the country level in 54.3 percentage points during the first quarter of 2021.

Labor Informality by State

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Greater Labor Informality: 100%, Michoacán de Ocampo

Less Labor Informality: 1.28 %, Coahuila de Zaragoza

At first quarter of 2021, the states with the highest rate of labor informality in Industrial Engineers were Michoacán de Ocampo (100%), San Luis Potosí (10.7%), and Coahuila de Zaragoza (1.28%).

The states with the lowest informality rate were Michoacán de Ocampo (100%), San Luis Potosí (10.7%), and Coahuila de Zaragoza (1.28%).

Labor Informality by Age and Education

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Workforce

The workforce of Industrial Engineers during the first quarter of 2021 was higher in the age group with 25 to 34 years concentrating 32.8k workers of which 99.5% corresponds to formal employment (32.6k) and 0.54% to informal employment (177).

Regarding the schooling years, the workforce was higher in the range with 16 to 18 years of schooling concentrating 68.9k workers of which 99.1%  corresponds to formal employment (68.3k) and 0.85% corresponds to informal employment (586).