Assistants and Technicians in Exact Sciences, Biological, Engineering, Information Technology and Telecommunications

Group (26) - 2021-Q2

  • 2.24M, Workforce
  • $6.03k MX, Average monthly salary
  • 39.7, Average age
  • 41.5, Weekly hours worked
  • 5.08, Weekly days worked
  • 4.72%, Workforce with second job
  • 41.9%, Informal Workforce
  • 11.6, Average years of Schooling

About Assistants and Technicians in Exact Sciences, Biological, Engineering, Information Technology and Telecommunications

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The workforce of Assistants and Technicians in Exact Sciences, Biological, Engineering, Information Technology and Telecommunications during second quarter of 2021 was 2.24M people, whose salary averaged $6.03k MX working around 41.5 hours per week.

The average age of Assistants and Technicians in Exact Sciences, Biological, Engineering, Information Technology and Telecommunications was 39.7 years. The workforce was distributed in 92.7% men with an average salary of $6.18k MX and, 7.27% women with average salary of $4.22k MX.

The best average salaries received by Assistants and Technicians in Exact Sciences, Biological, Engineering, Information Technology and Telecommunications were in Nayarit ($10.8k MX), Nuevo León ($9.11k MX), and Coahuila de Zaragoza ($9.1k MX) while the workforce was larger in Estado de México (328k), Ciudad de México (192k), and Nuevo León (174k).

In terms of industries, the best average salaries were in General Hospital ($18k MX), Wood Industry ($15.2k MX), and Retail Trade of Hardware and Glassware ($15.1k MX), while the workforce was concentrated on Automotive Repair and Maintenance (470k), Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance (319k), and Building Equipment Contractors (147k).

6.64% of the total informal workers correspond to women with an average salary of $1.97k MX and 93.4% to men with an average salary of $4.64k MX.

At the level of states, Chiapas had the highest percentage of informal workers with 67.6% corresponding to 24.5k from 36.2k workers, while the state with the lowest percentage of informal workers was Aguascalientes with a 22.9% corresponding to 6.82k from 29.8k workers.

Workforce and Salaries Evolution

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  • 2.24M, Workforce 2021-Q2
  • $6.03k MX, Average monthly salary 2021-Q2

At second quarter of 2021, the people who worked as Assistants and Technicians in Exact Sciences, Biological, Engineering, Information Technology and Telecommunications were 2.24M being a 2.87% higher than the first quarter of 2021. (2.18M).

In the same period, an average salary of $6.03k MX was observed, registering a drop of 5.61%, compared to the first quarter of 2021 ($6.39k MX).

Workforce by State

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Top 1 Workforce 2021-Q2: 328k, Estado de México

Greater Increase in Workforce 2021-Q1/ 2021-Q2: 28k, Estado de México

Greater Decrease in Workforce 2021-Q1/ 2021-Q2: 26.2k, Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave

The states with the highest number of Assistants and Technicians in Exact Sciences, Biological, Engineering, Information Technology and Telecommunications during the second quarter of 2021 were Estado de México (328k), Ciudad de México (192k), and Nuevo León (174k)

Comparing the first quarter of 2021 and the second quarter of 2021, the main positive variations occurred in Estado de México and Chihuahua with an increase of 28k (9.32%) and 21k (22.8%), respectively. On the other hand, the negative variations were accentuated in Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave and Jalisco with a decrease of 26.2k (18.2%) and 15.4k (9.08%), respectively.

Salaries by State

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Top 1 Average Salary 2021-Q2: $10.8k MX, Nayarit

Greater Salary Increase 2021-Q1 / 2021-Q2: $2.59k MX, San Luis Potosí

Greater Salary Decrease 2021-Q1 / 2021-Q2: $1.58k MX, Chihuahua

The states with the best average salaries for Assistants and Technicians in Exact Sciences, Biological, Engineering, Information Technology and Telecommunications during second quarter of 2021 were Nayarit ($10.8k MX), Nuevo León ($9.11k MX), and Coahuila de Zaragoza ($9.1k MX)

Comparing the first quarter of 2021 and the second quarter of 2021, the positive salary growth was higher in San Luis Potosí and Nayarit with an increase of $2.59k MX (58.9%) and $2.16k MX (25.1%), respectively. Por otro lado, las variaciones salariales negativas se acentuaron en Chihuahua and Guerrero with a decrease of $1.58k MX (17.7%) and $1.55k MX (22.9%), respectively.

Average Salary and Workforce by Sex and Age

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Average Age 2021-Q2

  • 36.2, Women
  • 40, Men

At second quarter of 2021, the male workforce in Assistants and Technicians in Exact Sciences, Biological, Engineering, Information Technology and Telecommunications represented the 92.7% of the employed population and women 7.27%. The male and female workforce was higher in the age group 25 to 34 years (563k men and 53.5k women).

The highest average salary was $6.69k MX received by men from 45 to 54 years, while the lowest average salary was $3.55k MX received by women 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

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Average Schooling in Years (2021-Q2)

  • 13.8, Women
  • 11.4, Men

At second quarter of 2021 the male workforce in Assistants and Technicians in Exact Sciences, Biological, Engineering, Information Technology and Telecommunications was higher in the educational segment with 10 to 12 years of schooling (807k), while the female workforce was higher in the educational segment with 16 to 18 years of schooling (67.7k).

The highest average salary was $7.05k MX received by men with 16 to 18 years of schooling, while the lowest average salary was $3.4k MX received by women with 13 to 15 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 Assistants and Technicians in Exact Sciences, Biological, Engineering, Information Technology and Telecommunications in different industries and economic sectors.

At second quarter of 2021, the workforce was higher in Automotive Repair and Maintenance (25%), Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance (17%), and Building Equipment Contractors (7.84%).

In the same period, the best average salaries were received in General Hospital ($18k MX), Wood Industry ($15.2k MX), and Retail Trade of Hardware and Glassware ($15.1k MX).

Labor Informality

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Labor Informality

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Labor Informality 2021-Q2

  • 41.9%, Assistants and Technicians in Exact Sciences, Biological, Engineering, Information Technology and Telecommunications
  • 56.1%, Average Informality in Mexico

During the second quarter of 2021, the labor informality of Assistants and Technicians in Exact Sciences, Biological, Engineering, Information Technology and Telecommunications reached a 41.9%, which implied an increase from 0.79 percentage points compared to the first quarter of 2021  (41.1%).

The labor informality of this occupation was lower than informality at the country level in 14.2 percentage points during the second quarter of 2021.

Labor Informality by State

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Greater Labor Informality: 67.6%, Chiapas

Less Labor Informality: 22.9 %, Aguascalientes

At second quarter of 2021, the states with the highest rate of labor informality in Assistants and Technicians in Exact Sciences, Biological, Engineering, Information Technology and Telecommunications were Chiapas (67.6%), Tabasco (61.2%), and Hidalgo (61%).

The states with the lowest informality rate were Querétaro (25.3%), Nayarit (25.2%), and Aguascalientes (22.9%).

Labor Informality by Age and Education

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Workforce

The workforce of Assistants and Technicians in Exact Sciences, Biological, Engineering, Information Technology and Telecommunications during the second quarter of 2021 was higher in the age group with 25 to 34 years concentrating 617k workers of which 63.5% corresponds to formal employment (392k) and 36.5% to informal employment (225k).

Regarding the schooling years, the workforce was higher in the range with 10 to 12 years of schooling concentrating 867k workers of which 60.7%  corresponds to formal employment (527k) and 39.3% corresponds to informal employment (340k).