Peñasco is now making a transition to an economy based heavily on tourism and foreign visitor services. Local residents, especially those just entering the workforce who are bi-lingual, are best positioned to find employment.
Foreigners may find opportunities in self employed ‘niches’ filling product, services gaps that this unfolding resort area presents. Some may find opportunities with existing foreign owned/managed businesses in the area.
(Note: Minimum wage in Mexico is approximately $4.00 dollars a day (in US Dollars) Personal income tax rates are approximately 32%)
WARNING: It is illegal to work in Mexico without permission from the Mexican government. You may be ‘turned in’ to authorities, arrested & fined. The work document is an FM-3, and can be applied for at the local immigration office, or any Mexican Consulate office in the United States.
Social Networks are now one of the main vehicles to look for jobs and in Puerto Peñasco there is a popular group name Facejob Penasco