Doctors, Nurses and other Health Specialists

Group (24) - 2020-Q4

  • 835k, Workforce
  • $6.74k MX, Average monthly salary
  • 38.4, Average age
  • 37.4, Weekly hours worked
  • 4.69, Weekly days worked
  • 7.4%, Workforce with second job
  • 20.8%, Informal Workforce
  • 17, Average years of Schooling

About Doctors, Nurses and other Health Specialists

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The workforce of Doctors, Nurses and other Health Specialists during fourth quarter of 2020 was 835k people, whose salary averaged $6.74k MX working around 37.4 hours per week.

The average age of Doctors, Nurses and other Health Specialists was 38.4 years. The workforce was distributed in 36.3% men with an average salary of $8.04k MX and, 63.7% women with average salary of $5.99k MX.

The best average salaries received by Doctors, Nurses and other Health Specialists were in Baja California Sur ($19.6k MX), Nuevo León ($12.6k MX), and Nayarit ($11.8k MX) while the workforce was larger in Estado de México (135k), Ciudad de México (98.5k), and Jalisco (58.1k).

In terms of industries, the best average salaries were in Manufacture of Clothing ($35k MX), Retail Trade of Cars and Trucks ($30k MX), and Manufacture of Products of Petroleum and Coal ($28k MX), while the workforce was concentrated on Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals (363k), Offices of Physicians (245k), and Offices of Dentists (99.7k).

62.7% of the total informal workers correspond to women with an average salary of $4.04k MX and 37.3% to men with an average salary of $4.32k MX.

At the level of states, Tabasco had the highest percentage of informal workers with 42% corresponding to 6.71k from 16k workers, while the state with the lowest percentage of informal workers was Nayarit with a 6.07% corresponding to 834 from 13.7k workers.

Workforce and Salaries Evolution

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  • 835k, Workforce 2020-Q4
  • $6.74k MX, Average monthly salary 2020-Q4

At fourth quarter of 2020, the people who worked as Doctors, Nurses and other Health Specialists were 835k being a 14.3% higher than the third quarter of 2020. (731k) and 14.3% superior than the same period of the previous year (731k).

In the same period, an average salary of $6.74k MX was observed, registering an increase of 1.13%, compared to the third quarter of 2020 ($6.66k MX) and an increase of 1.13% compared to the same period of the previous year ($6.66k MX).

Workforce by State

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Top 1 Workforce 2020-Q4: 135k, Estado de México

Greater Increase in Workforce 2019-Q4/ 2020-Q4: 50.1k, Estado de México

Greater Decrease in Workforce 2019-Q4 / 2020-Q4: 7.74k, Puebla

The states with the highest number of Doctors, Nurses and other Health Specialists during the fourth quarter of 2020 were Estado de México (135k), Ciudad de México (98.5k), and Jalisco (58.1k)

Comparing the fourth quarter of 2019 and the fourth quarter of 2020, the main positive variations occurred in Estado de México and Nuevo León with an increase of 50.1k (58.6%) and 7.48k (21.8%), respectively. On the other hand, the negative variations were accentuated in Puebla and Guerrero with a decrease of 7.74k (19.1%) and 4.41k (25.5%), respectively.

Salaries by State

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Top 1 Average Salary 2020-Q4: $19.6k MX, Baja California Sur

Greater Salary Increase 2019-Q4 / 2020-Q4: $12k MX, Baja California Sur

Greater Salary Decrease 2019-Q4 / 2020-Q4: $4.75k MX, San Luis Potosí

The states with the best average salaries for Doctors, Nurses and other Health Specialists during fourth quarter of 2020 were Baja California Sur ($19.6k MX), Nuevo León ($12.6k MX), and Nayarit ($11.8k MX)

Comparing the fourth quarter of 2019 and the fourth quarter of 2020, the positive salary growth was higher in Baja California Sur and Quintana Roo with an increase of $12k MX (158%) and $4.39k MX (71.9%), respectively. Por otro lado, las variaciones salariales negativas se acentuaron en San Luis Potosí and Baja California with a decrease of $4.75k MX (42%) and $3.32k MX (40.5%), respectively.

Average Salary and Workforce by Sex and Age

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Average Age 2020-Q4

  • 37.3, Women
  • 40.2, Men

At fourth quarter of 2020, the male workforce in Doctors, Nurses and other Health Specialists represented the 36.3% of the employed population and women 63.7%. The male and female workforce was higher in the age group 25 to 34 years (122k men and 198k women).

The highest average salary was $12k MX received by men from 45 to 54 years, while the lowest average salary was $3.89k MX received by women from 15 to 24 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)

  • 16.8, Women
  • 17.3, Men

During the fourth quarter of 2020, male and female workforce in Doctors, Nurses and other Health Specialists was concentrated in the educational segment with 16 to 18 years of schooling (253k men and 484k women).

The highest average salary was $11.5k MX received by men with more than 18 years of schooling, while the lowest average salary was $5.84k MX received by women with 13 to 15 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 Doctors, Nurses and other Health Specialists in different industries and economic sectors.

At fourth quarter of 2020, the workforce was higher in Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals (44.4%), Offices of Physicians (30%), and Offices of Dentists (12.2%).

In the same period, the best average salaries were received in Manufacture of Clothing ($35k MX), Retail Trade of Cars and Trucks ($30k MX), and Manufacture of Products of Petroleum and Coal ($28k MX).

Labor Informality

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Labor Informality

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Labor Informality 2020-Q4

  • 20.8%, Doctors, Nurses and other Health Specialists
  • 55.6%, Average Informality in Mexico

During the fourth quarter of 2020, the labor informality of Doctors, Nurses and other Health Specialists reached a 20.8%, which implied an increase from 1.5 percentage points compared to the fourth quarter of 2020  (19.3%) and a decrease from 0.44 percentage points compared to the same period of the previous year (21.2%).

The labor informality of this occupation was lower than informality at the country level in 34.8 percentage points during the fourth quarter of 2020.

Labor Informality by State

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Greater Labor Informality: 42%, Tabasco

Less Labor Informality: 6.07 %, Nayarit

At fourth quarter of 2020, the states with the highest rate of labor informality in Doctors, Nurses and other Health Specialists were Tabasco (42%), Tlaxcala (34.7%), and Sinaloa (31.4%), while the states with the lowest informality rate were Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave (10.9%), Baja California Sur (6.78%), and Nayarit (6.07%).

Labor Informality by Age and Education

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Workforce

The workforce of Doctors, Nurses and other Health Specialists during the fourth quarter of 2020 was higher in the age group with 25 to 34 years concentrating 321k workers of which 70.1% corresponds to formal employment (225k) and 29.9% to informal employment (95.9k).

Regarding the schooling years, the workforce was higher in the range with 16 to 18 years of schooling concentrating 736k workers of which 78.1%  corresponds to formal employment (575k) and 21.9% corresponds to informal employment (161k).