Sales Employees, Dispatchers and Dependent on Trade

Occupation (4211) - 2020-Q4

  • 3.19M, Workforce
  • $2.99k MX, Average monthly salary
  • 33.2, Average age
  • 44, Weekly hours worked
  • 5.61, Weekly days worked
  • 2.52%, Workforce with second job
  • 64.1%, Informal Workforce
  • 10.5, Average years of Schooling

About Sales Employees, Dispatchers and Dependent on Trade

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The workforce of Sales Employees, Dispatchers and Dependent on Trade during fourth quarter of 2020 was 3.19M people, whose salary averaged $2.99k MX working around 44 hours per week.

The average age of Sales Employees, Dispatchers and Dependent on Trade was 33.2 years. The workforce was distributed in 42.4% men with an average salary of $3.46k MX and, 57.6% women with average salary of $2.64k MX.

The best average salaries received by Sales Employees, Dispatchers and Dependent on Trade were in Baja California ($5.67k MX), Nuevo León ($4.71k MX), and Baja California Sur ($4.6k MX) while the workforce was larger in Estado de México (499k), Jalisco (252k), and Ciudad de México (248k).

In terms of industries, the best average salaries were in Consumer Goods Rental ($10.6k MX), Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors ($9.97k MX), and Nonmetallic Mineral Mining and Quarrying ($9.46k MX), while the workforce was concentrated on Retail Trade of Groceries and Food (997k), Retail Trade of Textile Products, except Clothing (413k), and Retail Trade of Cars and Trucks (267k).

62.2% of the total informal workers correspond to women with an average salary of $2.1k MX and 37.8% to men with an average salary of $2.87k MX.

At the level of states, Oaxaca had the highest percentage of informal workers with 88.1% corresponding to 79.2k from 89.9k workers, while the state with the lowest percentage of informal workers was Baja California Sur with a 39.7% corresponding to 7.08k from 17.8k workers.

Workforce and Salaries Evolution

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  • 3.19M, Workforce 2020-Q4
  • $2.99k MX, Average monthly salary 2020-Q4

At fourth quarter of 2020, the people who worked as Sales Employees, Dispatchers and Dependent on Trade were 3.19M being a 1.98% lower than the third quarter of 2020. (3.25M) and 1.98% inferior than the same period of the previous year (3.25M).

In the same period, an average salary of $2.99k MX was observed, registering an increase of 10.9%, compared to the third quarter of 2020 ($2.7k MX) and an increase of 10.9% compared to the same period of the previous year ($2.7k MX).

Workforce by State

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Top 1 Workforce 2020-Q4: 499k, Estado de México

Greater Increase in Workforce 2019-Q4/ 2020-Q4: 24.6k, Michoacán de Ocampo

Greater Decrease in Workforce 2019-Q4 / 2020-Q4: 61k, Estado de México

The states with the highest number of Sales Employees, Dispatchers and Dependent on Trade during the fourth quarter of 2020 were Estado de México (499k), Jalisco (252k), and Ciudad de México (248k)

Comparing the fourth quarter of 2019 and the fourth quarter of 2020, the main positive variations occurred in Michoacán de Ocampo and Yucatán with an increase of 24.6k (19%) and 17.3k (27.5%), respectively. On the other hand, the negative variations were accentuated in Estado de México and Chiapas with a decrease of 61k (10.9%) and 20k (19.7%), respectively.

Salaries by State

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Top 1 Average Salary 2020-Q4: $5.67k MX, Baja California

Greater Salary Increase 2019-Q4 / 2020-Q4: $1.79k MX, Baja California

Greater Salary Decrease 2019-Q4 / 2020-Q4: $850 MX, Quintana Roo

The states with the best average salaries for Sales Employees, Dispatchers and Dependent on Trade during fourth quarter of 2020 were Baja California ($5.67k MX), Nuevo León ($4.71k MX), and Baja California Sur ($4.6k MX)

Comparing the fourth quarter of 2019 and the fourth quarter of 2020, the positive salary growth was higher in Baja California and Sinaloa with an increase of $1.79k MX (46.2%) and $866 MX (26.5%), respectively. Por otro lado, las variaciones salariales negativas se acentuaron en Quintana Roo and Coahuila de Zaragoza with a decrease of $850 MX (20.6%) and $466 MX (9.71%), respectively.

Average Salary and Workforce by Sex and Age

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Average Age 2020-Q4

  • 33.1, Women
  • 33.3, Men

At fourth quarter of 2020, the male workforce in Sales Employees, Dispatchers and Dependent on Trade represented the 42.4% of the employed population and women 57.6%. The male and female workforce was higher in the age group 15 to 24 years (462k men and 638k women).

The highest average salary was $4.23k MX received by men from 45 to 54 years, while the lowest average salary was $1.95k MX received by women from 55 to 64 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)

  • 10.4, Women
  • 10.7, Men

During the fourth quarter of 2020, male and female workforce in Sales Employees, Dispatchers and Dependent on Trade was concentrated in the educational segment with 10 to 12 years of schooling (542k men and 705k women).

The highest average salary was $3.57k MX received by men with 7 to 9 years of schooling, while the lowest average salary was $1.46k MX received by women with 0 to 3 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 Sales Employees, Dispatchers and Dependent on Trade in different industries and economic sectors.

At fourth quarter of 2020, the workforce was higher in Retail Trade of Groceries and Food (37.1%), Retail Trade of Textile Products, except Clothing (15.4%), and Retail Trade of Cars and Trucks (9.93%).

In the same period, the best average salaries were received in Consumer Goods Rental ($10.6k MX), Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors ($9.97k MX), and Nonmetallic Mineral Mining and Quarrying ($9.46k MX).

Labor Informality

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Labor Informality

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Labor Informality 2020-Q4

  • 64.1%, Sales Employees, Dispatchers and Dependent on Trade
  • 55.6%, Average Informality in Mexico

During the fourth quarter of 2020, the labor informality of Sales Employees, Dispatchers and Dependent on Trade reached a 64.1%, which implied a decrease from 1.63 percentage points compared to the fourth quarter of 2020  (65.7%) and a decrease from 3.92 percentage points compared to the same period of the previous year (68%).

The labor informality of this occupation was higher than informality at the country level in 8.52 percentage points during the fourth quarter of 2020.

Labor Informality by State

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Greater Labor Informality: 88.1%, Oaxaca

Less Labor Informality: 39.7 %, Baja California Sur

At fourth quarter of 2020, the states with the highest rate of labor informality in Sales Employees, Dispatchers and Dependent on Trade were Oaxaca (88.1%), Tlaxcala (84%), and Guerrero (83%), while the states with the lowest informality rate were Chihuahua (46.1%), Baja California (40.8%), and Baja California Sur (39.7%).

Labor Informality by Age and Education

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Workforce

The workforce of Sales Employees, Dispatchers and Dependent on Trade during the fourth quarter of 2020 was higher in the age group with 15 to 24 years concentrating 1.1M workers of which 25.4% corresponds to formal employment (279k) and 74.6% to informal employment (821k).

Regarding the schooling years, the workforce was higher in the range with 10 to 12 years of schooling concentrating 1.25M workers of which 42.1%  corresponds to formal employment (524k) and 57.9% corresponds to informal employment (723k).