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Wage Rates

The 1997 annual minimum wage rates for Agua Prieta are much lower than larger border cities, reflecting the smaller size of the community, fewer competitors and its remote location.
As of 2004, the following monthly average salaries were recorded:

monthly base salary with
								benefits in US dollars for Agua Prieta, Mexico

Available Space

One major industrial park serves Agua Prieta with adequate available space. The park is close to the work living areas.
A current survey of industrial parks in Agua Prieta, with a variety of site options, reveals the following average USD prices:

Industrial Land Purchase Price

$2.50- 5.00 per sq.ft.

New Construction or Build-to-Suit

$22.00- $40.00 per sq.ft.

Lease Rates for Existing Industrial Space

$3.55 - $4.55 per sq.ft.

Refurbish or Rebuild-to-Suit

$12.00 - $18.00 per sq.ft.

Infrastructure

Agua Prieta's location offers lengthy but acceptable access to US Interstate 10 and access to the industrial area. Water, electricity and gas are available in the industrial park. Water pressure can be often low.

Customs

The crossing at Agua Prieta is antiquated and extremely limited for passenger and commercial needs, but is adequate for the limited crossing volume. Inadequate customs staffing on both sides does translate into delays up to one hour.

Locations

The best freight and air facilities in the region are in Tucson.

Taxes

Agua Prieta maquilas pay State of Sonora taxes, roughly 2% additional of the base wage paid per worker, in addition to base and additional compensation.


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