Industrial Engineers

Occupation (2253) - 2021-Q4

  • 98k, Workforce
  • $6.64k MX, Average monthly salary
  • 38, Average age
  • 45.4, Weekly hours worked
  • 5.23, Weekly days worked
  • 1.1%, Workforce with second job
  • 2.89%, Informal Workforce
  • 16.6, Average years of Schooling

About Industrial Engineers

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The workforce of Industrial Engineers during fourth quarter of 2021 was 98k people, whose salary averaged $6.64k MX working around 45.4 hours per week.

The average age of Industrial Engineers was 38 years. The workforce was distributed in 80.6% men with an average salary of $6.06k MX and, 19.4% women with average salary of $9.03k MX.

The best average salaries received by Industrial Engineers were in Campeche ($25.5k MX), Guanajuato ($22.2k MX), and Sonora ($19.3k MX) while the workforce was larger in Estado de México (17.7k), Chihuahua (10.9k), and Ciudad de México (10.3k).

In terms of industries, the best average salaries were in Metal Ore Mining ($17.3k MX), Offices of Dentists ($16k MX), and Food Industry ($15.6k MX), while the workforce was concentrated on Manufacture of Transport Equipment and Parts for Motor Vehicles (23.2%), Manufacture of Computer, Communication, Measurement and other Equipment, Electronic Components and Accessories (9.75%), and Legal Services (8.28k).

7.45% of the total informal workers correspond to women with an average salary of $30k MX and 92.6% to men with an average salary of $4.44k MX.

At the level of states, Yucatán had the highest percentage of informal workers with 100% corresponding to 360 from 360 workers, while the state with the lowest percentage of informal workers was Estado de México with a 0.93% corresponding to 164 from 17.7k workers.

Workforce and Salaries Evolution

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  • 98k, Workforce 2021-Q4
  • $6.64k MX, Average monthly salary 2021-Q4

At fourth quarter of 2021, the people who worked as Industrial Engineers were 98k being a 23.1% higher than the third quarter of 2021. (79.6k).

In the same period, an average salary of $6.64k MX was observed, registering a drop of 22.1%, compared to the third quarter of 2021 ($8.52k MX).

Workforce by State

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Top 1 Workforce 2021-Q4: 17.7k, Estado de México

Greater Increase in Workforce 2021-Q3/ 2021-Q4: 8.45k, Ciudad de México

Greater Decrease in Workforce 2021-Q3/ 2021-Q4: 3.86k, Baja California

The states with the highest number of Industrial Engineers during the fourth quarter of 2021 were Estado de México (17.7k), Chihuahua (10.9k), and Ciudad de México (10.3k)

Comparing the first quarter of 2021 and the fourth quarter of 2021, the main positive variations occurred in Ciudad de México and Aguascalientes with an increase of 8.45k (468%) and 2.16k (120%), respectively. On the other hand, the negative variations were accentuated in Baja California and Coahuila de Zaragoza with a decrease of 3.86k (35.2%) and 1.66k (24.3%), respectively.

Salaries by State

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Top 1 Average Salary 2021-Q4: $25.5k MX, Campeche

Greater Salary Increase 2021-Q3 / 2021-Q4: $10.6k MX, Zacatecas

Greater Salary Decrease 2021-Q3 / 2021-Q4: $31.4k MX, Colima

The states with the best average salaries for Industrial Engineers during fourth quarter of 2021 were Campeche ($25.5k MX), Guanajuato ($22.2k MX), and Sonora ($19.3k MX)

Comparing the first quarter of 2021 and the fourth quarter of 2021, the positive salary growth was higher in Zacatecas and Sonora with an increase of $10.6k MX (709%) and $10.4k MX (118%), respectively. Por otro lado, las variaciones salariales negativas se acentuaron en Colima and Campeche with a decrease of $31.4k MX (100%) and $11.8k MX (31.7%), respectively.

Average Salary and Workforce by Sex and Age

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Average Age 2021-Q4

  • 30.5, Women
  • 39.9, Men

At fourth quarter of 2021, the male workforce in Industrial Engineers represented the 80.6% of the employed population and women 19.4%. The male and female workforce was higher in the age group 25 to 34 years (28.7k men and 8.56k women).

The highest average salary was $10.9k MX received by women from 25 to 34 years, while the lowest average salary was $4.03k 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 (2021-Q4)

  • 16.6, Women
  • 16.6, Men

During the fourth quarter of 2021, male and female workforce in Industrial Engineers was concentrated in the educational segment with 16 to 18 years of schooling (73.4k men and 17.3k women).

The highest average salary was $8.6k MX received by women with 16 to 18 years of schooling, while the lowest average salary was $6k 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 Industrial Engineers in different industries and economic sectors.

At fourth quarter of 2021, the workforce was higher in Manufacture of Transport Equipment and Parts for Motor Vehicles (23.2%), Manufacture of Computer, Communication, Measurement and other Equipment, Electronic Components and Accessories (9.75%), and Legal Services (8.81%).

In the same period, the best average salaries were received in Metal Ore Mining ($17.3k MX), Offices of Dentists ($16k MX), and Food Industry ($15.6k MX).

Labor Informality

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Labor Informality

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Labor Informality 2021-Q4

  • 2.89%, Industrial Engineers
  • 55.8%, Average Informality in Mexico

During the fourth quarter of 2021, the labor informality of Industrial Engineers reached a 2.89%, which implied a decrease from 9.59 percentage points compared to the third quarter of 2021  (12.5%).

The labor informality of this occupation was lower than informality at the country level in 52.9 percentage points during the fourth quarter of 2021.

Labor Informality by State

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Greater Labor Informality: 100%, Yucatán

Less Labor Informality: 0.93 %, Estado de México

At fourth quarter of 2021, the states with the highest rate of labor informality in Industrial Engineers were Yucatán (100%), Tabasco (45.8%), and Colima (41.7%).

The states with the lowest informality rate were Coahuila de Zaragoza (3.94%), Jalisco (3.35%), and Estado de México (0.93%).

Labor Informality by Age and Education

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Workforce

The workforce of Industrial Engineers during the fourth quarter of 2021 was higher in the age group with 25 to 34 years concentrating 37.2k workers of which 98% corresponds to formal employment (36.5k) and 2.01% to informal employment (749).

Regarding the schooling years, the workforce was higher in the range with 16 to 18 years of schooling concentrating 90.7k workers of which 97.3%  corresponds to formal employment (88.3k) and 2.72% corresponds to informal employment (2.47k).