Electricians and Linemen

Occupation (2642) - 2022-Q1

  • 274k, Workforce
  • $6.65k MX, Average monthly salary
  • 42.8, Average age
  • 40.1, Weekly hours worked
  • 4.89, Weekly days worked
  • 5.33%, Workforce with second job
  • 47.9%, Informal Workforce
  • 10.7, Average years of Schooling

About Electricians and Linemen

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The workforce of Electricians and Linemen during first quarter of 2022 was 274k people, whose salary averaged $6.65k MX working around 40.1 hours per week.

The best average salaries received by Electricians and Linemen were in Sinaloa ($12.2k MX), Baja California Sur ($12.1k MX), and Tabasco ($10.7k MX) while the workforce was larger in Estado de México (51.4k), Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave (20.6k), and Jalisco (17.5k).

In terms of industries, the best average salaries were in Legal Services ($43k MX), Manufacture of Products of Petroleum and Coal ($30.1k MX), and Chemical Industry ($19.7k MX), while the workforce was concentrated on Building Equipment Contractors (143k), Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution (24.4k), and Residential Building Construction (11.6k).

At the level of states, Chiapas had the highest percentage of informal workers with 76.8% corresponding to 4.48k from 5.83k workers, while the state with the lowest percentage of informal workers was Coahuila de Zaragoza with a 16.8% corresponding to 1.5k from 8.94k workers.

Workforce and Salaries Evolution

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  • 274k, Workforce 2022-Q1
  • $6.65k MX, Average monthly salary 2022-Q1

At first quarter of 2022, the people who worked as Electricians and Linemen were 274k being a 0.8% higher than the fourth quarter of 2021. (272k).

In the same period, an average salary of $6.65k MX was observed, registering an increase of 12.9%, compared to the fourth quarter of 2021 ($5.89k MX).

Workforce by State

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The states with the highest number of Electricians and Linemen during the first quarter of 2022 were Estado de México (51.4k), Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave (20.6k), and Jalisco (17.5k)

Comparing the first quarter of 2021 and the first quarter of 2022, the main positive variations occurred in Estado de México and Oaxaca with an increase of 17.5k (51.7%) and 6.24k (158%), respectively. On the other hand, the negative variations were accentuated in Ciudad de México and Guerrero with a decrease of 7.27k (33.3%) and 4.59k (43.9%), respectively.

Salaries by State

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The states with the best average salaries for Electricians and Linemen during first quarter of 2022 were Sinaloa ($12.2k MX), Baja California Sur ($12.1k MX), and Tabasco ($10.7k MX)

Comparing the first quarter of 2021 and the first quarter of 2022, the positive salary growth was higher in San Luis Potosí and Zacatecas with an increase of $6.6k MX (189%) and $3.98k MX (76.7%), respectively. Por otro lado, las variaciones salariales negativas se acentuaron en Ciudad de México and Colima with a decrease of $2.93k MX (62.6%) and $2.27k MX (34.6%), respectively.

Average Salary and Workforce by Sex and Age

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Average Age 2022-Q1: 42.8, Men

The highest average salary was $8.76k MX received by men from 25 to 34 years, while the lowest average salary was $4.86k 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 (2022-Q1): 10.7, Men

The highest average salary was $9.85k MX received by men with 13 to 15 years of schooling, while the lowest average salary was $5.97k 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 Electricians and Linemen in different industries and economic sectors.

At first quarter of 2022, the workforce was higher in Building Equipment Contractors (61.5%), Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution (10.5%), and Residential Building Construction (5.02%).

In the same period, the best average salaries were received in Legal Services ($43k MX), Manufacture of Products of Petroleum and Coal ($30.1k MX), and Chemical Industry ($19.7k MX).