Educated Workforce & Low Salaries

A developed country with highly motivated and educated workforce and competitive salaries in various industries. Yearly over 130'000 graduated engineers from top universities.

Mexico is compared to the United States a low cost country; whereas an average engineer cost in the United States up to $30 dollar hourly, a Mexican engineer earns around $10.​

Mexico is compared to the United States a low cost country; whereas an average engineer cost in the United States up to $30 dollar hourly, a Mexican engineer earns around $10.​

1. Highly educated employees

Mexico has abundant young and skilled workforce which can be hired at affordable rates. Many of them visist well-known universities which have partnerships with international schools worldwide. Indeed, Mexico graduates many more engineers than United States yearly.

In fact, there is a very large pool of talented operational workers and managers who are able to make the positive difference for international companies.

1. Highly educated employees

Mexico has abundant young and skilled workforce which can be hired at affordable rates. Many of them visist well-known universities which have partnerships with international schools worldwide. Indeed, Mexico graduates many more engineers than United States yearly.

In fact, there is a very large pool of talented operational workers and managers who are able to make the positive difference for international companies.

Mexican engineers get very good education

Mexico has almost twice as much engineer graduates like the countries Canada, Germany, and Brazil together.

Mexican engineers get very good education

Mexico has almost twice as much engineer graduates like the countries Canada, Germany, and Brazil together.

Mexico has many international agreements regarding education, which allows more freedom in mobility.

For a Mexican, it is not difficult to find a graduate program in North America and Western Europe. The educational system bridges gaps between the knowledge received in high school and that obtained through a college degree. 

It is becoming more common, among Mexico’s middle class, to study abroad. Federal and state-funded schools like the Insituto Tecnologico (IT) and Universidad Tecnologica (UT) offer trade-specific skills development and degrees similar to those found in the U.S. community college system.

The top Mexican institutions included in international university rankings include the National Autonomous University of Mexico and the private Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education.

In the following link, you will find the best universities in Mexico as well as in Latin America:

2. Overview of well-known universities in Mexico

2. Overview of well-known universities in Mexico

3. More top educated Mexican engineer than in the United States

Over 650'000 engineers and technicians have graduated from Mexican universities and specialized high schools in the last 5 years.

  • A Mexican engineer with a degree from one of the top 20 universities in Mexico will have similar technical education as one from the United States. However Mexicans respond to the world in a different way than Americans, as their leadership style is different, and the way they interact to the people is more personal. Thus a well-prepared engineer, a Mexican one will do and add to your multicultural team.
  • Over the last five years, an average of 130,000 engineers and technicians have graduated each year from Mexican universities and specialized high schools. Engineers increased from 1.1 million to just 1.3 million in recent years.
  • There were almost 30’000 science graduates in Mexico in 2015, with a total enrollment of around 194’000. Mexico has almost twice as much engineer graduates like the countries Canada, Germany, and Brazil together.
  • The previous Mexican President, Enrique Pena Nieto, has also invested $2.75 billion in Public Education and Infrastructure since 2012.
  • At the end of the day, an engineer who works hard and produces results can come out of anywhere, Mexico could be the place.​

Over 650'000 engineers and technicians have graduated from Mexican universities and specialized high schools in the last 5 years.

  • A Mexican engineer with a degree from one of the top 20 universities in Mexico will have similar technical education as one from the United States. However Mexicans respond to the world in a different way than Americans, as their leadership style is different, and the way they interact to the people is more personal. Thus a well-prepared engineer, a Mexican one will do and add to your multicultural team.
  • Over the last five years, an average of 130,000 engineers and technicians have graduated each year from Mexican universities and specialized high schools. Engineers increased from 1.1 million to just 1.3 million in recent years.
  • There were almost 30’000 science graduates in Mexico in 2015, with a total enrollment of around 194’000. Mexico has almost twice as much engineer graduates like the countries Canada, Germany, and Brazil together.
  • The previous Mexican President, Enrique Pena Nieto, has also invested $2.75 billion in Public Education and Infrastructure since 2012.
  • At the end of the day, an engineer who works hard and produces results can come out of anywhere, Mexico could be the place.​

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4. Competitive Salaries

The salaries are in general exceptionally low in Mexico, though they vary from state to state as you can see below.

A quarter of Mexicans population, which is around 30 million people, earn less than 600 Dollars monthly. And around 60 million people earn just over 1000 Dollars monthly.

Low skilled factory workers earn around 80% less than the $12 per hou wage which can typically found in the United States or other similar high-wage countries.

Skilled machinists cost around 50% less and engineers just out of college have a 40% lower employer cost.

The salaries are in general exceptionally low in Mexico, though they vary from state to state as you can see below.

A quarter of Mexicans population, which is around 30 million people, earn less than 600 Dollars monthly. And around 60 million people earn just over 1000 Dollars monthly.

Low skilled factory workers earn around 80% less than the $12 per hou wage which can typically found in the United States or other similar high-wage countries.

Skilled machinists cost around 50% less and engineers just out of college have a 40% lower employer cost.

In a study of Mexico’s most profitable careers, Forbes notes that……..

In a study of Mexico’s most profitable careers, Forbes notes that……..

A worker in the United States without any bachelor degree earn up to 4x more than graduates in the equivalent fields in Mexico.

5. Unemployment rate in Mexico

In the last 10 years, Mexico’s unemployment rate has been lower than 6%, and the labour market conditions continue to strenghten.

As of November 2020, the unemployment rate was registered at 4.5%. However, there is also a high number of employees who are not registered and work in the black market

5. Unemployment rate in Mexico

In the last 10 years, Mexico’s unemployment rate has been lower than 6%, and the labour market conditions continue to strenghten.

As of November 2020, the unemployment rate was registered at 4.5%. However, there is also a high number of employees who are not registered and work in the black market