Lawyers

Occupation (2135) - 2021-Q1

  • 407k, Workforce
  • $6.42k MX, Average monthly salary
  • 41.4, Average age
  • 37, Weekly hours worked
  • 4.67, Weekly days worked
  • 3.87%, Workforce with second job
  • 20.9%, Informal Workforce
  • 16.7, Average years of Schooling

The workforce of Lawyers during first quarter of 2021 was 407k people, whose salary averaged $6.42k MX working around 37 hours per week.

The average age of Lawyers was 41.4 years. The workforce was distributed in 61.9% men with an average salary of $5.98k MX and, 38.1% women with average salary of $7.14k MX.

The best average salaries received by Lawyers were in Baja California Sur ($13.6k MX), Nayarit ($13.6k MX), and Yucatán ($13.3k MX) while the workforce was larger in Estado de México (73.4k), Ciudad de México (73.3k), and Jalisco (34.1k).

In terms of industries, the best average salaries were in Depository Credit Intermediation ($32.8k MX), Product Manufacturing Nonmetallic Minerals ($26k MX), and Business Administration Services ($20k MX), while the workforce was concentrated on Legal Services (240k), Public Administration (16.4%), and Regulation and Promotion of Economic Development (15.8%).

37.7% of the total informal workers correspond to women with an average salary of $5.43k MX and 62.3% to men with an average salary of $5.42k MX.

At the level of states, Tlaxcala had the highest percentage of informal workers with 47.9% corresponding to 1.43k from 2.97k workers, while the state with the lowest percentage of informal workers was Baja California Sur with a 2.76% corresponding to 67 from 2.43k workers.

Workforce and Salaries Evolution

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  • 407k, Workforce 2021-Q1
  • $6.42k MX, Average monthly salary 2021-Q1

At first quarter of 2021, the people who worked as Lawyers were 407k being a 4.72% higher than the fourth quarter of 2020. (389k).

In the same period, an average salary of $6.42k MX was observed, registering an increase of 5.22%, compared to the fourth quarter of 2020 ($6.11k MX).

Workforce by State

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Top 1 Workforce 2021-Q1: 73.4k, Estado de México

Greater Increase in Workforce 2019-Q4/ 2021-Q1: 17.5k, Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave

Greater Decrease in Workforce 2019-Q4 / 2021-Q1: 10k, Ciudad de México

The states with the highest number of Lawyers during the first quarter of 2021 were Estado de México (73.4k), Ciudad de México (73.3k), and Jalisco (34.1k)

Comparing the first quarter of 2020 and the first quarter of 2021, the main positive variations occurred in Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave and Guanajuato with an increase of 17.5k (154%) and 11.9k (328%), respectively. On the other hand, the negative variations were accentuated in Ciudad de México and Guerrero with a decrease of 10k (12%) and 4.51k (48.7%), respectively.

Salaries by State

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Top 1 Average Salary 2021-Q1: $13.6k MX, Baja California Sur

Greater Salary Increase 2020-Q1 / 2021-Q1: $6.67k MX, Yucatán

Greater Salary Decrease 2020-Q1 / 2021-Q1: $4.52k MX, Sinaloa

The states with the best average salaries for Lawyers during first quarter of 2021 were Baja California Sur ($13.6k MX), Nayarit ($13.6k MX), and Yucatán ($13.3k MX)

Comparing the first quarter of 2020 and the first quarter of 2021, the positive salary growth was higher in Yucatán and Nayarit with an increase of $6.67k MX (101%) and $5.2k MX (62.2%), respectively. Por otro lado, las variaciones salariales negativas se acentuaron en Sinaloa and Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave with a decrease of $4.52k MX (39%) and $4.47k MX (34.2%), respectively.

Average Salary and Workforce by Sex and Age

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Average Age 2021-Q1

  • 39.5, Women
  • 42.5, Men

At first quarter of 2021, the male workforce in Lawyers represented the 61.9% of the employed population and women 38.1%. The male and female workforce was higher in the age group 35 to 44 years (83.6k men and 54.7k women).

The highest average salary was $8.62k MX received by women from 35 to 44 years, while the lowest average salary was $2.87k 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 (2021-Q1)

  • 16.7, Women
  • 16.7, Men

During the first quarter of 2021, male and female workforce in Lawyers was concentrated in the educational segment with 16 to 18 years of schooling (235k men and 148k women).

The highest average salary was $7.03k MX received by women with 16 to 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 first quarter of 2021, the workforce was higher in Legal Services (60.8%), Public Administration (16.4%), and Regulation and Promotion of Economic Development (15.8%).

In the same period, the best average salaries were received in Depository Credit Intermediation ($32.8k MX), Product Manufacturing Nonmetallic Minerals ($26k MX), and Business Administration Services ($20k MX).

Labor Informality

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Labor Informality

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Labor Informality 2021-Q1

  • 20.9%, Lawyers
  • 55.1%, Average Informality in Mexico

During the first quarter of 2021, the labor informality of Lawyers reached a 20.9%, which implied a decrease from 0.31 percentage points compared to the fourth quarter of 2020  (21.2%) and a decrease from 5.08 percentage points compared to the same period of the previous year (26%).

The labor informality of this occupation was lower than informality at the country level in 34.2 percentage points during the first quarter of 2021.

Labor Informality by State

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Greater Labor Informality: 47.9%, Tlaxcala

Less Labor Informality: 2.76 %, Baja California Sur

At first quarter of 2021, the states with the highest rate of labor informality in Lawyers were Tlaxcala (47.9%), Oaxaca (42.1%), and Chiapas (36.7%).

The states with the lowest informality rate were Quintana Roo (9.22%), Sonora (7.8%), and Baja California Sur (2.76%).

Labor Informality by Age and Education

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Workforce

The workforce of Lawyers during the first quarter of 2021 was higher in the age group with 35 to 44 years concentrating 138k workers of which 80.4% corresponds to formal employment (111k) and 19.6% to informal employment (27.1k).

Regarding the schooling years, the workforce was higher in the range with 16 to 18 years of schooling concentrating 383k workers of which 78.9%  corresponds to formal employment (302k) and 21.1% corresponds to informal employment (81k).