Bricklayers, Stonemasons and Related

Occupation (7121) - 2020-Q4

  • 1.5M, Workforce
  • $6.32k MX, Average monthly salary
  • 44.4, Average age
  • 44.1, Weekly hours worked
  • 5.27, Weekly days worked
  • 4.93%, Workforce with second job
  • 91.7%, Informal Workforce
  • 7.02, Average years of Schooling

About Bricklayers, Stonemasons and Related

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The workforce of Bricklayers, Stonemasons and Related during fourth quarter of 2020 was 1.5M people, whose salary averaged $6.32k MX working around 44.1 hours per week.

The average age of Bricklayers, Stonemasons and Related was 44.4 years. The workforce was distributed in 99.8% men with an average salary of $6.31k MX and, 0.15% women with average salary of $7.09k MX.

The best average salaries received by Bricklayers, Stonemasons and Related were in Sinaloa ($10.4k MX), Baja California Sur ($9.3k MX), and Nayarit ($8.29k MX) while the workforce was larger in Estado de México (178k), Jalisco (123k), and Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave (111k).

In terms of industries, the best average salaries were in Food Industry ($11.1k MX), Employment Services ($10.8k MX), and Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors ($10.7k MX), while the workforce was concentrated on Residential Building Construction (727k), Building Equipment Contractors (711k), and Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors (5.67k).

0.07% of the total informal workers correspond to women with an average salary of $7.03k MX and 99.9% to men with an average salary of $6.21k MX.

At the level of states, Oaxaca had the highest percentage of informal workers with 99.8% corresponding to 59.5k from 59.6k workers, while the state with the lowest percentage of informal workers was Baja California Sur with a 75% corresponding to 14.8k from 19.7k workers.

Workforce and Salaries Evolution

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  • 1.5M, Workforce 2020-Q4
  • $6.32k MX, Average monthly salary 2020-Q4

At fourth quarter of 2020, the people who worked as Bricklayers, Stonemasons and Related were 1.5M being a 1.58% higher than the third quarter of 2020. (1.48M) and 1.58% superior than the same period of the previous year (1.48M).

In the same period, an average salary of $6.32k MX was observed, registering an increase of 0.9%, compared to the third quarter of 2020 ($6.26k MX) and an increase of 0.9% compared to the same period of the previous year ($6.26k MX).

Workforce by State

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Top 1 Workforce 2020-Q4: 178k, Estado de México

Greater Increase in Workforce 2019-Q4/ 2020-Q4: 40.3k, Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave

Greater Decrease in Workforce 2019-Q4 / 2020-Q4: 18.5k, Estado de México

The states with the highest number of Bricklayers, Stonemasons and Related during the fourth quarter of 2020 were Estado de México (178k), Jalisco (123k), and Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave (111k)

Comparing the fourth quarter of 2019 and the fourth quarter of 2020, the main positive variations occurred in Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave and Oaxaca with an increase of 40.3k (57%) and 24.1k (68.1%), respectively. On the other hand, the negative variations were accentuated in Estado de México and Sinaloa with a decrease of 18.5k (9.43%) and 18k (43.3%), respectively.

Salaries by State

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Top 1 Average Salary 2020-Q4: $10.4k MX, Sinaloa

Greater Salary Increase 2019-Q4 / 2020-Q4: $1.75k MX, Sinaloa

Greater Salary Decrease 2019-Q4 / 2020-Q4: $1.39k MX, Quintana Roo

The states with the best average salaries for Bricklayers, Stonemasons and Related during fourth quarter of 2020 were Sinaloa ($10.4k MX), Baja California Sur ($9.3k MX), and Nayarit ($8.29k MX)

Comparing the fourth quarter of 2019 and the fourth quarter of 2020, the positive salary growth was higher in Sinaloa and Tamaulipas with an increase of $1.75k MX (20.2%) and $1.7k MX (28%), respectively. Por otro lado, las variaciones salariales negativas se acentuaron en Quintana Roo and Chihuahua with a decrease of $1.39k MX (16%) and $1.36k MX (19.7%), respectively.

Average Salary and Workforce by Sex and Age

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Average Age 2020-Q4: 44.4, Men

At fourth quarter of 2020, the male workforce in Bricklayers, Stonemasons and Related represented the 99.8% of the employed population and women 0.15%. The male and female workforce was higher in the age group 45 to 54 years (464k men and 1.27k women).

The highest average salary was $6.61k MX received by men from 35 to 44 years, while the lowest average salary was $4.54k MX received by men from 65 to 74 years.

* The data regarding salaries have low statistical precision so it should not be used as conclusions.

Average Salary and Workforce by Gender and Schooling Years

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Average Schooling in Years (2020-Q4): 7.02, Men

At fourth quarter of 2020 the male workforce in Bricklayers, Stonemasons and Related was higher in the educational segment with 7 to 9 years of schooling (570k), while the female workforce was higher in the educational segment with 4 to 6 years of schooling (1.4k).

The highest average salary was $7.2k MX received by men with 16 to 18 years of schooling, while the lowest average salary was $6.13k MX received by men with 7 to 9 years of schooling.

* The data regarding salaries have low statistical precision so it should not be used as conclusions.

Workforce and Salaries Distribution by Industries

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The visualization shows the distribution of Bricklayers, Stonemasons and Related in different industries and economic sectors.

At fourth quarter of 2020, the workforce was higher in Residential Building Construction (49.9%), Building Equipment Contractors (48.8%), and Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors (0.39%).

In the same period, the best average salaries were received in Food Industry ($11.1k MX), Employment Services ($10.8k MX), and Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors ($10.7k MX).

Labor Informality

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Labor Informality

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Labor Informality 2020-Q4

  • 91.7%, Bricklayers, Stonemasons and Related
  • 55.6%, Average Informality in Mexico

During the fourth quarter of 2020, the labor informality of Bricklayers, Stonemasons and Related reached a 91.7%, which implied a decrease from 0.072 percentage points compared to the fourth quarter of 2020  (91.7%) and an increase from 1.61 percentage points compared to the same period of the previous year (90.1%).

The labor informality of this occupation was higher than informality at the country level in 36.1 percentage points during the fourth quarter of 2020.

Labor Informality by State

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Greater Labor Informality: 99.8%, Oaxaca

Less Labor Informality: 75 %, Baja California Sur

At fourth quarter of 2020, the states with the highest rate of labor informality in Bricklayers, Stonemasons and Related were Oaxaca (99.8%), Chiapas (99.8%), and Tlaxcala (99%), while the states with the lowest informality rate were Nayarit (80.6%), Michoacán de Ocampo (78.6%), and Baja California Sur (75%).

Labor Informality by Age and Education

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Workforce

The workforce of Bricklayers, Stonemasons and Related during the fourth quarter of 2020 was higher in the age group with 45 to 54 years concentrating 465k workers of which 6.32% corresponds to formal employment (29.4k) and 93.7% to informal employment (436k).

Regarding the schooling years, the workforce was higher in the range with 7 to 9 years of schooling concentrating 570k workers of which 11%  corresponds to formal employment (62.7k) and 89% corresponds to informal employment (508k).