Operators of Agricultural and Forestry Machinery

Group (63) - 2021-Q1

  • 64.7k, Workforce
  • $5.31k MX, Average monthly salary
  • 40.5, Average age
  • 43.8, Weekly hours worked
  • 5.23, Weekly days worked
  • 10.2%, Workforce with second job
  • 66.3%, Informal Workforce
  • 7.8, Average years of Schooling

About Operators of Agricultural and Forestry Machinery

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The workforce of Operators of Agricultural and Forestry Machinery during first quarter of 2021 was 64.7k people, whose salary averaged $5.31k MX working around 43.8 hours per week.

The average age of Operators of Agricultural and Forestry Machinery was 40.5 years. The workforce was distributed in 99.2% men with an average salary of $5.32k MX and, 0.79% women with average salary of $5.16k MX.

The best average salaries received by Operators of Agricultural and Forestry Machinery were in Zacatecas ($7.82k MX), Coahuila de Zaragoza ($7.31k MX), and Colima ($6.93k MX) while the workforce was larger in Sinaloa (9.18k), Sonora (7.34k), and Chihuahua (6.03k).

In terms of industries, the best average salaries were in Hog and Pig Farming ($9.98k MX), Consumer Goods Rental ($8.6k MX), and Amusement Parks and Arcades ($6.88k MX), while the workforce was concentrated on Cattle Ranching and Farming (68.1%), Consumer Goods Rental (1.33k), and Hog and Pig Farming (7.84%).

1.19% of the total informal workers correspond to women with an average salary of $5.16k MX and 98.8% to men with an average salary of $4.61k MX.

At the level of states, Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave had the highest percentage of informal workers with 100% corresponding to 1.86k from 1.86k workers, while the state with the lowest percentage of informal workers was Coahuila de Zaragoza with a 18.5% corresponding to 527 from 2.85k workers.

Workforce and Salaries Evolution

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  • 64.7k, Workforce 2021-Q1
  • $5.31k MX, Average monthly salary 2021-Q1

At first quarter of 2021, the people who worked as Operators of Agricultural and Forestry Machinery were 64.7k being a 7.21% lower than the fourth quarter of 2020. (69.8k).

In the same period, an average salary of $5.31k MX was observed, registering a drop of 13.9%, compared to the fourth quarter of 2020 ($6.17k MX).

Workforce by State

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Top 1 Workforce 2021-Q1: 9.18k, Sinaloa

Greater Increase in Workforce 2019-Q4/ 2021-Q1: 2.64k, Nuevo León

Greater Decrease in Workforce 2019-Q4 / 2021-Q1: 4.62k, Sonora

The states with the highest number of Operators of Agricultural and Forestry Machinery during the first quarter of 2021 were Sinaloa (9.18k), Sonora (7.34k), and Chihuahua (6.03k)

Comparing the first quarter of 2020 and the first quarter of 2021, the main positive variations occurred in Nuevo León and Puebla with an increase of 2.64k (621%) and 980 (21.3%), respectively. On the other hand, the negative variations were accentuated in Sonora and Guanajuato with a decrease of 4.62k (38.6%) and 3.56k (45.9%), respectively.

Salaries by State

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Top 1 Average Salary 2021-Q1: $7.82k MX, Zacatecas

Greater Salary Increase 2020-Q1 / 2021-Q1: $1.62k MX, San Luis Potosí

Greater Salary Decrease 2020-Q1 / 2021-Q1: $3.05k MX, Hidalgo

The states with the best average salaries for Operators of Agricultural and Forestry Machinery during first quarter of 2021 were Zacatecas ($7.82k MX), Coahuila de Zaragoza ($7.31k MX), and Colima ($6.93k MX)

Comparing the first quarter of 2020 and the first quarter of 2021, the positive salary growth was higher in San Luis Potosí and Zacatecas with an increase of $1.62k MX (35%) and $1.03k MX (15.1%), respectively. Por otro lado, las variaciones salariales negativas se acentuaron en Hidalgo and Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave with a decrease of $3.05k MX (44%) and $2.68k MX (39.4%), respectively.

Average Salary and Workforce by Sex and Age

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Average Age 2021-Q1: 40.7, Men

At first quarter of 2021, the male workforce in Operators of Agricultural and Forestry Machinery represented the 99.2% of the employed population and women 0.79%. The male workforce was higher in the age group of 45 to 54 years (16.7k), while the female workforce was higher in the age group of 15 to 24 years (511).

The highest average salary was $6.79k MX received by men from 35 to 44 years, while the lowest average salary was $5.16k MX received by men from 45 to 54 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-Q1): 7.8, Men

During the first quarter of 2021, male and female workforce in Operators of Agricultural and Forestry Machinery was concentrated in the educational segment with 7 to 9 years of schooling (22.9k men and 511 women).

The highest average salary was $6.6k MX received by men with 4 to 6 years of schooling, while the lowest average salary was $6.1k 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 Operators of Agricultural and Forestry Machinery in different industries and economic sectors.

At first quarter of 2021, the workforce was higher in Cattle Ranching and Farming (68.1%), Consumer Goods Rental (9.41%), and Hog and Pig Farming (7.84%).

In the same period, the best average salaries were received in Hog and Pig Farming ($9.98k MX), Consumer Goods Rental ($8.6k MX), and Amusement Parks and Arcades ($6.88k MX).

Labor Informality

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Labor Informality

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Labor Informality 2021-Q1

  • 66.3%, Operators of Agricultural and Forestry Machinery
  • 55.1%, Average Informality in Mexico

During the first quarter of 2021, the labor informality of Operators of Agricultural and Forestry Machinery reached a 66.3%, which implied an increase from 2.8 percentage points compared to the fourth quarter of 2020  (63.5%) and a decrease from 1.87 percentage points compared to the same period of the previous year (68.1%).

The labor informality of this occupation was higher than informality at the country level in 11.2 percentage points during the first quarter of 2021.

Labor Informality by State

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Greater Labor Informality: 100%, Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave

Less Labor Informality: 18.5 %, Coahuila de Zaragoza

At first quarter of 2021, the states with the highest rate of labor informality in Operators of Agricultural and Forestry Machinery were Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave (100%), Hidalgo (100%), and Puebla (87.3%).

The states with the lowest informality rate were Durango (48.6%), Querétaro (39.5%), and Coahuila de Zaragoza (18.5%).

Labor Informality by Age and Education

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Workforce

The workforce of Operators of Agricultural and Forestry Machinery during the first quarter of 2021 was higher in the age group with 45 to 54 years concentrating 16.7k workers of which 41.3% corresponds to formal employment (6.9k) and 58.7% to informal employment (9.82k).

Regarding the schooling years, the workforce was higher in the range with 7 to 9 years of schooling concentrating 23.4k workers of which 40.6%  corresponds to formal employment (9.52k) and 59.4% corresponds to informal employment (13.9k).