Industrial Engineers

Occupation (2253) - 2020-Q4

  • 74.4k, Workforce
  • $7.75k MX, Average monthly salary
  • 35.9, Average age
  • 46, Weekly hours worked
  • 5.21, Weekly days worked
  • 1.84%, Workforce with second job
  • 2.33%, Informal Workforce
  • 16.6, Average years of Schooling

About Industrial Engineers

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The workforce of Industrial Engineers during fourth quarter of 2020 was 74.4k people, whose salary averaged $7.75k MX working around 46 hours per week.

The average age of Industrial Engineers was 35.9 years. The workforce was distributed in 77.6% men with an average salary of $8.63k MX and, 22.4% women with average salary of $4.69k MX.

The best average salaries received by Industrial Engineers were in Tlaxcala ($42.3k MX), Nayarit ($32k MX), and Campeche ($30k MX) while the workforce was larger in Ciudad de México (9.08k), Baja California (7.78k), and Jalisco (6.95k).

In terms of industries, the best average salaries were in Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors ($50k MX), Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance ($22.8k MX), and Manufacture of Machinery and Equipment ($12.4k MX), while the workforce was concentrated on Manufacture of Transport Equipment and Parts for Motor Vehicles (32.5%), Manufacture of Clothing (7.54%), and Food Industry (7%).

20.7% of the total informal workers correspond to women with an average salary of $3.46k MX and 79.3% to men with an average salary of $4.43k MX.

At the level of states, Michoacán de Ocampo had the highest percentage of informal workers with 100% corresponding to 144 from 144 workers, while the state with the lowest percentage of informal workers was Baja California with a 2.54% corresponding to 198 from 7.78k workers.

Workforce and Salaries Evolution

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  • 74.4k, Workforce 2020-Q4
  • $7.75k MX, Average monthly salary 2020-Q4

At fourth quarter of 2020, the people who worked as Industrial Engineers were 74.4k being a 2.13% higher than the third quarter of 2020. (72.8k) and 2.13% superior than the same period of the previous year (72.8k).

In the same period, an average salary of $7.75k MX was observed, registering a drop of 18.1%, compared to the third quarter of 2020 ($9.46k MX) and a drop of 18.1% compared to the same period of the previous year ($9.46k MX).

Workforce by State

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Top 1 Workforce 2020-Q4: 9.08k, Ciudad de México

Greater Increase in Workforce 2019-Q4/ 2020-Q4: 6.14k, Ciudad de México

Greater Decrease in Workforce 2019-Q4 / 2020-Q4: 2.62k, Baja California

The states with the highest number of Industrial Engineers during the fourth quarter of 2020 were Ciudad de México (9.08k), Baja California (7.78k), and Jalisco (6.95k)

Comparing the fourth quarter of 2019 and the fourth quarter of 2020, the main positive variations occurred in Ciudad de México and Jalisco with an increase of 6.14k (209%) and 2.43k (53.7%), respectively. On the other hand, the negative variations were accentuated in Baja California and Sonora with a decrease of 2.62k (25.2%) and 2.38k (49.1%), respectively.

Salaries by State

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Top 1 Average Salary 2020-Q4: $42.3k MX, Tlaxcala

Greater Salary Increase 2019-Q4 / 2020-Q4: $35.5k MX, Tlaxcala

Greater Salary Decrease 2019-Q4 / 2020-Q4: $16k MX, Durango

The states with the best average salaries for Industrial Engineers during fourth quarter of 2020 were Tlaxcala ($42.3k MX), Nayarit ($32k MX), and Campeche ($30k MX)

Comparing the fourth quarter of 2019 and the fourth quarter of 2020, the positive salary growth was higher in Tlaxcala and Zacatecas with an increase of $35.5k MX (526%) and $20.6k MX (407%), respectively. Por otro lado, las variaciones salariales negativas se acentuaron en Durango and Hidalgo with a decrease of $16k MX (92.7%) and $15k MX (75.2%), respectively.

Average Salary and Workforce by Sex and Age

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Average Age 2020-Q4

  • 35.1, Women
  • 36.2, Men

At fourth quarter of 2020, the male workforce in Industrial Engineers represented the 77.6% of the employed population and women 22.4%. The male and female workforce was higher in the age group 25 to 34 years (24.8k men and 10.8k women).

The highest average salary was $9.87k MX received by men from 25 to 34 years, while the lowest average salary was $3.76k MX received by men from 45 to 54 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 (2020-Q4)

  • 16.5, Women
  • 16.6, Men

During the fourth quarter of 2020, male and female workforce in Industrial Engineers was concentrated in the educational segment with 16 to 18 years of schooling (54.4k men and 16k women).

The highest average salary was $8.07k MX received by men with 16 to 18 years of schooling, while the lowest average salary was $4.8k 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 fourth quarter of 2020, the workforce was higher in Manufacture of Transport Equipment and Parts for Motor Vehicles (32.5%), Manufacture of Clothing (7.54%), and Food Industry (7%).

In the same period, the best average salaries were received in Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors ($50k MX), Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance ($22.8k MX), and Manufacture of Machinery and Equipment ($12.4k MX).

Labor Informality

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Labor Informality

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Labor Informality 2020-Q4

  • 2.33%, Industrial Engineers
  • 55.6%, Average Informality in Mexico

During the fourth quarter of 2020, the labor informality of Industrial Engineers reached a 2.33%, which implied a decrease from 1.22 percentage points compared to the fourth quarter of 2020  (3.55%) and a decrease from 0.069 percentage points compared to the same period of the previous year (2.39%).

The labor informality of this occupation was lower than informality at the country level in 53.3 percentage points during the fourth quarter of 2020.

Labor Informality by State

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Greater Labor Informality: 100%, Michoacán de Ocampo

Less Labor Informality: 2.54 %, Baja California

At fourth quarter of 2020, the states with the highest rate of labor informality in Industrial Engineers were Michoacán de Ocampo (100%), Colima (26.6%), and Hidalgo (23.8%), while the states with the lowest informality rate were San Luis Potosí (5.34%), Tamaulipas (4.94%), and Baja California (2.54%).

Labor Informality by Age and Education

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Workforce

The workforce of Industrial Engineers during the fourth quarter of 2020 was higher in the age group with 25 to 34 years concentrating 35.6k workers of which 97% corresponds to formal employment (34.5k) and 3% to informal employment (1.07k).

Regarding the schooling years, the workforce was higher in the range with 16 to 18 years of schooling concentrating 70.4k workers of which 97.7%  corresponds to formal employment (68.8k) and 2.27% corresponds to informal employment (1.6k).