Nursing Assistants and Paramedics

Occupation (2821) - 2021-Q4

  • 176k, Workforce
  • $5.74k MX, Average monthly salary
  • 38.3, Average age
  • 40, Weekly hours worked
  • 4.67, Weekly days worked
  • 5.37%, Workforce with second job
  • 27.6%, Informal Workforce
  • 12.6, Average years of Schooling

About Nursing Assistants and Paramedics

#permalink to section

The workforce of Nursing Assistants and Paramedics during fourth quarter of 2021 was 176k people, whose salary averaged $5.74k MX working around 40 hours per week.

The average age of Nursing Assistants and Paramedics was 38.3 years. The workforce was distributed in 30.4% men with an average salary of $5.46k MX and, 69.6% women with average salary of $5.86k MX.

The best average salaries received by Nursing Assistants and Paramedics were in Tlaxcala ($12.2k MX), Colima ($11.5k MX), and Oaxaca ($10.3k MX) while the workforce was larger in Estado de México (31.4k), Jalisco (12.9k), and Nuevo León (12k).

In terms of industries, the best average salaries were in Manufacture of Computer, Communication, Measurement and other Equipment, Electronic Components and Accessories ($13.8k MX), Public Administration ($13.6k MX), and 3380 ($10.8k MX), while the workforce was concentrated on Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals (65.9k), Offices of Dentists (32.7k), and Offices of Physicians (32.3k).

74.9% of the total informal workers correspond to women with an average salary of $3.31k MX and 25.1% to men with an average salary of $2.74k MX.

At the level of states, Guerrero had the highest percentage of informal workers with 56% corresponding to 863 from 1.54k workers, while the state with the lowest percentage of informal workers was Baja California Sur with a 3.82% corresponding to 45 from 1.18k workers.

Workforce and Salaries Evolution

#permalink to section

  • 176k, Workforce 2021-Q4
  • $5.74k MX, Average monthly salary 2021-Q4

At fourth quarter of 2021, the people who worked as Nursing Assistants and Paramedics were 176k being a 2.39% lower than the third quarter of 2021. (181k).

In the same period, an average salary of $5.74k MX was observed, registering a drop of 2.2%, compared to the third quarter of 2021 ($5.87k MX).

Workforce by State

#permalink to section

Top 1 Workforce 2021-Q4: 31.4k, Estado de México

Greater Increase in Workforce 2021-Q3/ 2021-Q4: 5.92k, Puebla

Greater Decrease in Workforce 2021-Q3/ 2021-Q4: 4.7k, Nuevo León

The states with the highest number of Nursing Assistants and Paramedics during the fourth quarter of 2021 were Estado de México (31.4k), Jalisco (12.9k), and Nuevo León (12k)

Comparing the first quarter of 2021 and the fourth quarter of 2021, the main positive variations occurred in Puebla and Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave with an increase of 5.92k (167%) and 3.79k (55.8%), respectively. On the other hand, the negative variations were accentuated in Nuevo León and Ciudad de México with a decrease of 4.7k (28.2%) and 3.34k (26.6%), respectively.

Salaries by State

#permalink to section

Top 1 Average Salary 2021-Q4: $12.2k MX, Tlaxcala

Greater Salary Increase 2021-Q3 / 2021-Q4: $8.45k MX, Oaxaca

Greater Salary Decrease 2021-Q3 / 2021-Q4: $3.93k MX, Nayarit

The states with the best average salaries for Nursing Assistants and Paramedics during fourth quarter of 2021 were Tlaxcala ($12.2k MX), Colima ($11.5k MX), and Oaxaca ($10.3k MX)

Comparing the first quarter of 2021 and the fourth quarter of 2021, the positive salary growth was higher in Oaxaca and Colima with an increase of $8.45k MX (464%) and $8.19k MX (250%), respectively. Por otro lado, las variaciones salariales negativas se acentuaron en Nayarit and San Luis Potosí with a decrease of $3.93k MX (42.4%) and $3.08k MX (36.5%), respectively.

Average Salary and Workforce by Sex and Age

#permalink to section

Average Age 2021-Q4

  • 38.5, Women
  • 37.8, Men

At fourth quarter of 2021, the male workforce in Nursing Assistants and Paramedics represented the 30.4% of the employed population and women 69.6%. The male workforce was higher in the age group of 15 to 24 years (13.1k), while the female workforce was higher in the age group of 35 to 44 years (38.9k).

The highest average salary was $7.25k MX received by men from 35 to 44 years, while the lowest average salary was $3.79k MX received by men from 15 to 24 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

#permalink to section

Average Schooling in Years (2021-Q4)

  • 12.7, Women
  • 12.2, Men

During the fourth quarter of 2021, male and female workforce in Nursing Assistants and Paramedics was concentrated in the educational segment with 10 to 12 years of schooling (28.9k men and 62k women).

The highest average salary was $9.04k MX received by women with 13 to 15 years of schooling, while the lowest average salary was $3.95k MX received by women 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

#permalink to section

The visualization shows the distribution of Nursing Assistants and Paramedics in different industries and economic sectors.

At fourth quarter of 2021, the workforce was higher in Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals (39.4%), Offices of Dentists (19.5%), and Offices of Physicians (19.3%).

In the same period, the best average salaries were received in Manufacture of Computer, Communication, Measurement and other Equipment, Electronic Components and Accessories ($13.8k MX), Public Administration ($13.6k MX), and 3380 ($10.8k MX).

Labor Informality

#permalink to section

Labor Informality

#permalink to section

Labor Informality 2021-Q4

  • 27.6%, Nursing Assistants and Paramedics
  • 55.8%, Average Informality in Mexico

During the fourth quarter of 2021, the labor informality of Nursing Assistants and Paramedics reached a 27.6%, which implied an increase from 1.2 percentage points compared to the third quarter of 2021  (26.3%).

The labor informality of this occupation was lower than informality at the country level in 28.3 percentage points during the fourth quarter of 2021.

Labor Informality by State

#permalink to section

Greater Labor Informality: 56%, Guerrero

Less Labor Informality: 3.82 %, Baja California Sur

At fourth quarter of 2021, the states with the highest rate of labor informality in Nursing Assistants and Paramedics were Guerrero (56%), Hidalgo (45.7%), and Guanajuato (44%).

The states with the lowest informality rate were Quintana Roo (8.97%), Aguascalientes (8.33%), and Baja California Sur (3.82%).

Labor Informality by Age and Education

#permalink to section
Workforce

The workforce of Nursing Assistants and Paramedics during the fourth quarter of 2021 was higher in the age group with 35 to 44 years concentrating 48.6k workers of which 77% corresponds to formal employment (37.4k) and 23% to informal employment (11.2k).

Regarding the schooling years, the workforce was higher in the range with 10 to 12 years of schooling concentrating 90.9k workers of which 75.5%  corresponds to formal employment (68.6k) and 24.5% corresponds to informal employment (22.3k).