More Mexican professionals in the US, but with lower incomes

The wage gaps between women and men persist at all levels of employment, but they deepen the more specialized the job.

That is the case of women born in Mexico that they are going to work in the United States; the wage gap for the population group that only has a baccalaureate reaches 46%, while for the population group with a bachelor’s or postgraduate degree the gap scales up to 64 percent.

Although professionals do not represent the majority of migratory flows to the United States, the human capital Qualified from Mexico and other Latin American countries shows a growing trend in recent years.

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