Machine Operators Processing and Assembly of Plastic and Rubber

Occupation (8133) - 2021-Q1

  • 328k, Workforce
  • $4.99k MX, Average monthly salary
  • 34.3, Average age
  • 42.6, Weekly hours worked
  • 4.69, Weekly days worked
  • 2.47%, Workforce with second job
  • 3.85%, Informal Workforce
  • 9.86, Average years of Schooling

About Machine Operators Processing and Assembly of Plastic and Rubber

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The workforce of Machine Operators Processing and Assembly of Plastic and Rubber during first quarter of 2021 was 328k people, whose salary averaged $4.99k MX working around 42.6 hours per week.

The average age of Machine Operators Processing and Assembly of Plastic and Rubber was 34.3 years. The workforce was distributed in 55.1% men with an average salary of $4.98k MX and, 44.9% women with average salary of $5.01k MX.

The best average salaries received by Machine Operators Processing and Assembly of Plastic and Rubber were in Coahuila de Zaragoza ($7.54k MX), Colima ($6.88k MX), and Nayarit ($6.88k MX) while the workforce was larger in Baja California (60.8k), Guanajuato (39.8k), and Chihuahua (37.6k).

In terms of industries, the best average salaries were in Beverage Industry and the Snuff ($9.6k MX), Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing ($8.17k MX), and Textile Manufacturing Inputs and Finishing of Textiles ($6.88k MX), while the workforce was concentrated on Industry Plastic and Rubber (53.9%), 3380 (23.7%), and Manufacture of Transport Equipment and Parts for Motor Vehicles (7.03%).

29.3% of the total informal workers correspond to women with an average salary of $5.21k MX and 70.7% to men with an average salary of $4.64k MX.

At the level of states, Colima had the highest percentage of informal workers with 100% corresponding to 71 from 71 workers, while the state with the lowest percentage of informal workers was Baja California with a 0.55% corresponding to 336 from 60.8k workers.

Workforce and Salaries Evolution

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  • 328k, Workforce 2021-Q1
  • $4.99k MX, Average monthly salary 2021-Q1

At first quarter of 2021, the people who worked as Machine Operators Processing and Assembly of Plastic and Rubber were 328k being a 15.6% higher than the fourth quarter of 2020. (283k).

In the same period, an average salary of $4.99k MX was observed, registering an increase of 6.19%, compared to the fourth quarter of 2020 ($4.7k MX).

Workforce by State

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Top 1 Workforce 2021-Q1: 60.8k, Baja California

Greater Increase in Workforce 2019-Q4/ 2021-Q1: 13.8k, Baja California

Greater Decrease in Workforce 2019-Q4 / 2021-Q1: 4.07k, Ciudad de México

The states with the highest number of Machine Operators Processing and Assembly of Plastic and Rubber during the first quarter of 2021 were Baja California (60.8k), Guanajuato (39.8k), and Chihuahua (37.6k)

Comparing the first quarter of 2020 and the first quarter of 2021, the main positive variations occurred in Baja California and Guanajuato with an increase of 13.8k (29.5%) and 12k (43.2%), respectively. On the other hand, the negative variations were accentuated in Ciudad de México and Chihuahua with a decrease of 4.07k (50.4%) and 3.18k (7.79%), respectively.

Salaries by State

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Top 1 Average Salary 2021-Q1: $7.54k MX, Coahuila de Zaragoza

Greater Salary Increase 2020-Q1 / 2021-Q1: $4.23k MX, Hidalgo

Greater Salary Decrease 2020-Q1 / 2021-Q1: $3.25k MX, Yucatán

The states with the best average salaries for Machine Operators Processing and Assembly of Plastic and Rubber during first quarter of 2021 were Coahuila de Zaragoza ($7.54k MX), Colima ($6.88k MX), and Nayarit ($6.88k MX)

Comparing the first quarter of 2020 and the first quarter of 2021, the positive salary growth was higher in Hidalgo and Chiapas with an increase of $4.23k MX (730%) and $2.57k MX (63.1%), respectively. Por otro lado, las variaciones salariales negativas se acentuaron en Yucatán and Sinaloa with a decrease of $3.25k MX (50%) and $1.72k MX (21.1%), respectively.

Average Salary and Workforce by Sex and Age

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Average Age 2021-Q1

  • 36.3, Women
  • 32.6, Men

At first quarter of 2021, the male workforce in Machine Operators Processing and Assembly of Plastic and Rubber represented the 55.1% of the employed population and women 44.9%. The male and female workforce was higher in the age group 25 to 34 years (55.6k men and 40.2k women).

The highest average salary was $5.74k MX received by men from 25 to 34 years, while the lowest average salary was $3.54k 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 (2021-Q1)

  • 9.55, Women
  • 10.1, Men

During the first quarter of 2021, male and female workforce in Machine Operators Processing and Assembly of Plastic and Rubber was concentrated in the educational segment with 7 to 9 years of schooling (88.3k men and 76.6k women).

The highest average salary was $5.77k MX received by men with 16 to 18 years of schooling, while the lowest average salary was $4.31k MX received by women with 10 to 12 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 Machine Operators Processing and Assembly of Plastic and Rubber in different industries and economic sectors.

At first quarter of 2021, the workforce was higher in Industry Plastic and Rubber (53.9%), 3380 (23.7%), and Manufacture of Transport Equipment and Parts for Motor Vehicles (7.03%).

In the same period, the best average salaries were received in Beverage Industry and the Snuff ($9.6k MX), Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing ($8.17k MX), and Textile Manufacturing Inputs and Finishing of Textiles ($6.88k MX).

Labor Informality

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Labor Informality

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Labor Informality 2021-Q1

  • 3.85%, Machine Operators Processing and Assembly of Plastic and Rubber
  • 55.1%, Average Informality in Mexico

During the first quarter of 2021, the labor informality of Machine Operators Processing and Assembly of Plastic and Rubber reached a 3.85%, which implied a decrease from 2.6 percentage points compared to the fourth quarter of 2020  (6.46%) and an increase from 2.1 percentage points compared to the same period of the previous year (1.76%).

The labor informality of this occupation was lower than informality at the country level in 51.2 percentage points during the first quarter of 2021.

Labor Informality by State

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Greater Labor Informality: 100%, Colima

Less Labor Informality: 0.55 %, Baja California

At first quarter of 2021, the states with the highest rate of labor informality in Machine Operators Processing and Assembly of Plastic and Rubber were Colima (100%), Puebla (38.2%), and Hidalgo (26.8%).

The states with the lowest informality rate were Estado de México (1.92%), Querétaro (0.69%), and Baja California (0.55%).

Labor Informality by Age and Education

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Workforce

The workforce of Machine Operators Processing and Assembly of Plastic and Rubber during the first quarter of 2021 was higher in the age group with 25 to 34 years concentrating 95.8k workers of which 97.3% corresponds to formal employment (93.2k) and 2.69% to informal employment (2.57k).

Regarding the schooling years, the workforce was higher in the range with 7 to 9 years of schooling concentrating 165k workers of which 97.3%  corresponds to formal employment (161k) and 2.66% corresponds to informal employment (4.39k).