Minimum Wage – Minimum Wage in the Free Trade Zone of the Northern Border

  • Valid on december 2019
  • The amounts are in Mexican Nuevo Peso.

Job Type

Per Day
General worker
Minimum wage with effect from Jan 01, 2019
176.72
Masonry officer
Minimum wage with effect from Jan 01, 2019
176.72
Salesclerk in pharmacy and drugstores
Minimum wage with effect from Jan 01, 2019
176.72
Bulldozer and/or digger operator
Minimum wage with effect from Jan 01, 2019
176.72
Cashier of cash register
Minimum wage with effect from Jan 01, 2019
176.72
Bartender preparing drinks
Minimum wage with effect from Jan 01, 2019
176.72
Carpenter
Minimum wage with effect from Jan 01, 2019
176.72
Carpenter - manufacture and repair of furniture, official
Minimum wage with effect from Jan 01, 2019
176.72
Cook in restaurants, taverns and similar establishments
Minimum wage with effect from Jan 01, 2019
176.72
Worker making and repairing mattresses, official
Minimum wage with effect from Jan 01, 2019
176.72
Mosaic and tile setter, official
Minimum wage with effect from Jan 01, 2019
176.72
Plasterer of buildings and houses
Minimum wage with effect from Jan 01, 2019
176.72
Cutter in shoe manufacturing workshops and factories, official
Minimum wage with effect from Jan 01, 2019
176.72
Sewer in garment factories or workshops
Minimum wage with effect from Jan 01, 2019
176.72
Sewer - making clothes at home
Minimum wage with effect from Jan 01, 2019
176.72
Chauffeur car park, valet parking
Minimum wage with effect from Jan 01, 2019
176.72
Truck driver
Minimum wage with effect from Jan 01, 2019
176.72
Cargo van driver
Minimum wage with effect from Jan 01, 2019
176.72
Operator of vehicles with a crane
Minimum wage with effect from Jan 01, 2019
176.72
Dredge operator
Minimum wage with effect from Jan 01, 2019
176.72
Cabinetmaker in making and repairing furniture, official
Minimum wage with effect from Jan 01, 2019
176.72
Electrician, installer and repairer of electrical installations, official
Minimum wage with effect from Jan 01, 2019
176.72
Electrician for repair of cars and trucks, official
Minimum wage with effect from Jan 01, 2019
176.72
Electrician repairing electrical motors or generators in service workshops
Minimum wage with effect from Jan 01, 2019
176.72
Employee working in gondola, shelf or section in self-service stores
Minimum wage with effect from Jan 01, 2019
176.72
Warehouse manager
Minimum wage with effect from Jan 01, 2019
176.72
Salesclerk in hardware stores, hardware technician
Minimum wage with effect from Jan 01, 2019
176.72
Salesclerk in hardware and ironmongery stores
Minimum wage with effect from Jan 01, 2019
176.72
Gas station officer
Minimum wage with effect from Jan 01, 2019
176.72
Blacksmithing officer
Minimum wage with effect from Jan 01, 2019
176.72
Tinsmith repairing cars and trucks, official
Minimum wage with effect from Jan 01, 2019
176.72
Mechanic for lubricating cars, trucks and other motor vehicles
Minimum wage with effect from Jan 01, 2019
176.72
Poultry farm worker
Minimum wage with effect from Jan 01, 2019
176.72
Agricultural machinery operator
Minimum wage with effect from Jan 01, 2019
176.72
Operator of woodworking machines, official
Minimum wage with effect from Jan 01, 2019
176.72
Mechanic for automobiles and trucks, official
Minimum wage with effect from Jan 01, 2019
176.72
Cutter in soe workshops or shoe factories, official
Minimum wage with effect from Jan 01, 2019
176.72
Hair stylist, manicurist and beauty artist
Minimum wage with effect from Jan 01, 2019
176.72
Painter - cars and trucks, official
Minimum wage with effect from Jan 01, 2019
176.72
Painter - houses, buildings and constructions, official
Minimum wage with effect from Jan 01, 2019
176.72
Ironing worker in dry cleaning, laundry and similar establishments
Minimum wage with effect from Jan 01, 2019
176.72
Plumber in sanitary facilities, official
Minimum wage with effect from Jan 01, 2019
176.72
Radio technician repairing electrical and electronic appliances, official
Minimum wage with effect from Jan 01, 2019
176.72
Maid in hotels, motels and other lodging establishments
Minimum wage with effect from Jan 01, 2019
176.72
Salesclerk in stores of cars and truck parts
Minimum wage with effect from Jan 01, 2019
176.72
Repairer of electrical household appliances, official
Minimum wage with effect from Jan 01, 2019
176.72
Journalist for daily newspapers
Minimum wage with effect from Jan 01, 2019
248.09
Graphic editor for daily newspapers
Minimum wage with effect from Jan 01, 2019
248.09
Baker or pastry maker
Minimum wage with effect from Jan 01, 2019
176.72
Tailoring - home based
Minimum wage with effect from Jan 01, 2019
176.72
Assistant secretary
Minimum wage with effect from Jan 01, 2019
176.72
Welder with torch or electric arc
Minimum wage with effect from Jan 01, 2019
176.72
Butcher or butcher salesclerk
Minimum wage with effect from Jan 01, 2019
176.72
Upholsterer for cars, official
Minimum wage with effect from Jan 01, 2019
176.72
Upholsterer in furniture repair shop, official
Minimum wage with effect from Jan 01, 2019
176.72
Social worker, technical
Minimum wage with effect from Jan 01, 2019
176.72
Machine milker
Minimum wage with effect from Jan 01, 2019
176.72
Watchman
Minimum wage with effect from Jan 01, 2019
176.72
Salesman of household appliances
Minimum wage with effect from Jan 01, 2019
176.72
Shoemaker in shoe repair workshop, official
Minimum wage with effect from Jan 01, 2019
176.72

Working hours

  • Days per week specified: 6.0
  • Hours per week specified: 48
  • Article 61 defines the maximum duration of the day is: eight hours the day, seven the night and seven thirty when mixed. Also as per article 85 of the Labour Law, salary paid to a worker (not less than minimum wage) should be based on a normal work day of 8 hrs or 7.5 night hrs.

Source

According to the Federal Labour Law Article 83, the salary may be fixed per unit time, per unit of work, commission, lump sum or otherwise. However, legal minimum wages in Mexico are declared on daily basis.(refer to Media Bulletin Dt. 18 Dec 2010)

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