Machine Operators and Equipment Extraction and Mining and Quarrying

Occupation (8111) - 2021-Q4

  • 18.9k, Workforce
  • $7.58k MX, Average monthly salary
  • 39.2, Average age
  • 51.3, Weekly hours worked
  • 5.68, Weekly days worked
  • 3.1%, Workforce with second job
  • 5.67%, Informal Workforce
  • 9.06, Average years of Schooling

About Machine Operators and Equipment Extraction and Mining and Quarrying

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The workforce of Machine Operators and Equipment Extraction and Mining and Quarrying during fourth quarter of 2021 was 18.9k people, whose salary averaged $7.58k MX working around 51.3 hours per week.

The average age of Machine Operators and Equipment Extraction and Mining and Quarrying was 39.2 years. The workforce was distributed in 97.2% men with an average salary of $7.62k MX and, 2.85% women with average salary of $6.08k MX.

The best average salaries received by Machine Operators and Equipment Extraction and Mining and Quarrying were in Tabasco ($19.6k MX), Chihuahua ($11.7k MX), and Nayarit ($11k MX) while the workforce was larger in Durango (2.72k), Hidalgo (1.92k), and Chihuahua (1.66k).

In terms of industries, the best average salaries were in Metal Ore Mining ($9.7k MX), Residential Building Construction ($9.2k MX), and Support Activities for Mining ($6.94k MX), while the workforce was concentrated on Metal Ore Mining (8.33k), Product Manufacturing Nonmetallic Minerals (24%), and Nonmetallic Mineral Mining and Quarrying (3.71k).

16.2% of the total informal workers correspond to women with an average salary of $500 MX and 83.8% to men with an average salary of $9k MX.

At the level of states, Morelos had the highest percentage of informal workers with 100% corresponding to 107 from 107 workers, while the state with the lowest percentage of informal workers was Zacatecas with a 4.65% corresponding to 41 from 881 workers.

Workforce and Salaries Evolution

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  • 18.9k, Workforce 2021-Q4
  • $7.58k MX, Average monthly salary 2021-Q4

At fourth quarter of 2021, the people who worked as Machine Operators and Equipment Extraction and Mining and Quarrying were 18.9k being a 2.98% lower than the third quarter of 2021. (19.5k).

In the same period, an average salary of $7.58k MX was observed, registering a drop of 3.44%, compared to the third quarter of 2021 ($7.85k MX).

Workforce by State

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Top 1 Workforce 2021-Q4: 2.72k, Durango

Greater Increase in Workforce 2021-Q3/ 2021-Q4: 976, Nuevo León

Greater Decrease in Workforce 2021-Q3/ 2021-Q4: 1.98k, San Luis Potosí

The states with the highest number of Machine Operators and Equipment Extraction and Mining and Quarrying during the fourth quarter of 2021 were Durango (2.72k), Hidalgo (1.92k), and Chihuahua (1.66k)

Comparing the first quarter of 2021 and the fourth quarter of 2021, the main positive variations occurred in Nuevo León and Yucatán with an increase of 976 (233%) and 818 (528%), respectively. On the other hand, the negative variations were accentuated in San Luis Potosí and Sinaloa with a decrease of 1.98k (70.8%) and 659 (58.6%), respectively.

Salaries by State

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Top 1 Average Salary 2021-Q4: $19.6k MX, Tabasco

Greater Salary Increase 2021-Q3 / 2021-Q4: $13.8k MX, Tabasco

Greater Salary Decrease 2021-Q3 / 2021-Q4: $7.48k MX, Coahuila de Zaragoza

The states with the best average salaries for Machine Operators and Equipment Extraction and Mining and Quarrying during fourth quarter of 2021 were Tabasco ($19.6k MX), Chihuahua ($11.7k MX), and Nayarit ($11k MX)

Comparing the first quarter of 2021 and the fourth quarter of 2021, the positive salary growth was higher in Tabasco and Chihuahua with an increase of $13.8k MX (239%) and $6.36k MX (118%), respectively. Por otro lado, las variaciones salariales negativas se acentuaron en Coahuila de Zaragoza and Quintana Roo with a decrease of $7.48k MX (62.4%) and $6.45k MX (100%), respectively.

Average Salary and Workforce by Gender and Schooling Years

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Average Schooling in Years (2021-Q4): 9.05, Men

During the fourth quarter of 2021, male and female workforce in Machine Operators and Equipment Extraction and Mining and Quarrying was concentrated in the educational segment with 7 to 9 years of schooling (9.79k men and 450 women).

The highest average salary was $6.45k MX received by men with 7 to 9 years of schooling, while the lowest average salary was $6.45k 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 Machine Operators and Equipment Extraction and Mining and Quarrying in different industries and economic sectors.

At fourth quarter of 2021, the workforce was higher in Metal Ore Mining (46.7%), Product Manufacturing Nonmetallic Minerals (24%), and Nonmetallic Mineral Mining and Quarrying (20.8%).

In the same period, the best average salaries were received in Metal Ore Mining ($9.7k MX), Residential Building Construction ($9.2k MX), and Support Activities for Mining ($6.94k MX).

Labor Informality

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Labor Informality

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Labor Informality 2021-Q4

  • 5.67%, Machine Operators and Equipment Extraction and Mining and Quarrying
  • 55.8%, Average Informality in Mexico

During the fourth quarter of 2021, the labor informality of Machine Operators and Equipment Extraction and Mining and Quarrying reached a 5.67%, which implied a decrease from 7.13 percentage points compared to the third quarter of 2021  (12.8%).

The labor informality of this occupation was lower than informality at the country level in 50.2 percentage points during the fourth quarter of 2021.

Labor Informality by State

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Greater Labor Informality: 100%, Morelos

Less Labor Informality: 4.65 %, Zacatecas

At fourth quarter of 2021, the states with the highest rate of labor informality in Machine Operators and Equipment Extraction and Mining and Quarrying were Morelos (100%), Campeche (56.1%), and Nayarit (45.2%).

The states with the lowest informality rate were Chihuahua (22.6%), Sonora (11.6%), and Zacatecas (4.65%).

Labor Informality by Age and Education

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Workforce

The workforce of Machine Operators and Equipment Extraction and Mining and Quarrying during the fourth quarter of 2021 was higher in the age group with 35 to 44 years concentrating 6.93k workers of which 100% corresponds to formal employment (6.93k) and 95.1% to formal employment (4.91k).

Regarding the schooling years, the workforce was higher in the range with 7 to 9 years of schooling concentrating 10.2k workers of which 91.1%  corresponds to formal employment (9.33k) and 8.87% corresponds to informal employment (908).