On December 23th 2020, it was published in the Federal Official Gazette (Diario Oficial de la Federración, DOF) the resolution by which the Council of The National Minimum Wages Commission (CONASAMI) of Mexico states de general and professional minimum wages that will come into force since January 1st 2021.
The National Minimum Wages Commission (CONASAMI) of Mexico approved a salary increase for next year of 15%, starting January 1st 2021.
The minimum wage will increase from $ 123.22 MXN pesos to $ 141.70 MXN pesos per day in most of the country, while in the Free Zone of the North Border it will increase from $ 185.56 MXN pesos to $ 213.39 MXN pesos per day.
In addition, two professions will be integrated into the list of professional minimum wages, which are: domestic workers, with an increase of 25%; with respect to the general minimum wage in the rest of the country in force in 2020. The other profession is agricultural worker, who will receive a 30% increase over the current minimum wage.
With this increase, Mexico climbs eight positions internationally in terms of the minimum wage, ranking 76 out of 135 countries. The aspiration in the current administration is to achieve a position among the first 60 countries with the highest salary perceptions.