Machine Operators and Equipment Extraction and Mining and Quarrying

Occupation (8111) - 2020-Q4

  • 28k, Workforce
  • $7.05k MX, Average monthly salary
  • 36.4, Average age
  • 45.4, Weekly hours worked
  • 5.36, Weekly days worked
  • 26.7%, Informal Workforce
  • 8.62, 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 2020 was 28k people, whose salary averaged $7.05k MX working around 45.4 hours per week.

The average age of Machine Operators and Equipment Extraction and Mining and Quarrying was 36.4 years. The workforce was distributed in 94.5% men with an average salary of $7.37k MX and, 5.48% women with average salary of $1.56k MX.

The best average salaries received by Machine Operators and Equipment Extraction and Mining and Quarrying were in Chihuahua ($17.3k MX), Nuevo León ($12.3k MX), and Sonora ($11.8k MX) while the workforce was larger in Guanajuato (4.21k), Estado de México (4.14k), and Hidalgo (3.61k).

In terms of industries, the best average salaries were in Support Activities for Mining ($14.1k MX), Product Manufacturing Nonmetallic Minerals ($9.27k MX), and Residential Building Construction ($8.17k MX), while the workforce was concentrated on Metal Ore Mining (10.9k), Nonmetallic Mineral Mining and Quarrying (6.48k), and Product Manufacturing Nonmetallic Minerals (22.1%).

At the level of states, Chiapas had the highest percentage of informal workers with 90.4% corresponding to 291 from 322 workers, while the state with the lowest percentage of informal workers was Durango with a 19.1% corresponding to 320 from 1.68k workers.

Workforce and Salaries Evolution

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  • 28k, Workforce 2020-Q4
  • $7.05k MX, Average monthly salary 2020-Q4

At fourth quarter of 2020, the people who worked as Machine Operators and Equipment Extraction and Mining and Quarrying were 28k being a 37% higher than the third quarter of 2020. (20.4k) and 37% superior than the same period of the previous year (20.4k).

In the same period, an average salary of $7.05k MX was observed, registering a drop of 13.6%, compared to the third quarter of 2020 ($8.16k MX) and a drop of 13.6% compared to the same period of the previous year ($8.16k MX).

Workforce by State

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Top 1 Workforce 2020-Q4: 4.21k, Guanajuato

Greater Increase in Workforce 2019-Q4/ 2020-Q4: 3.57k, Guanajuato

Greater Decrease in Workforce 2019-Q4 / 2020-Q4: 1.49k, Chihuahua

The states with the highest number of Machine Operators and Equipment Extraction and Mining and Quarrying during the fourth quarter of 2020 were Guanajuato (4.21k), Estado de México (4.14k), and Hidalgo (3.61k)

Comparing the fourth quarter of 2019 and the fourth quarter of 2020, the main positive variations occurred in Guanajuato and Hidalgo with an increase of 3.57k (557%) and 3.49k (2.79k%), respectively. On the other hand, the negative variations were accentuated in Chihuahua and Zacatecas with a decrease of 1.49k (41.7%) and 880 (81.2%), respectively.

Salaries by State

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Top 1 Average Salary 2020-Q4: $17.3k MX, Chihuahua

Greater Salary Increase 2019-Q4 / 2020-Q4: $9.51k MX, Chihuahua

Greater Salary Decrease 2019-Q4 / 2020-Q4: $10.9k MX, Guanajuato

The states with the best average salaries for Machine Operators and Equipment Extraction and Mining and Quarrying during fourth quarter of 2020 were Chihuahua ($17.3k MX), Nuevo León ($12.3k MX), and Sonora ($11.8k MX)

Comparing the fourth quarter of 2019 and the fourth quarter of 2020, the positive salary growth was higher in Chihuahua and Sonora with an increase of $9.51k MX (122%) and $7.49k MX (174%), respectively. Por otro lado, las variaciones salariales negativas se acentuaron en Guanajuato and Durango with a decrease of $10.9k MX (84.6%) and $6.56k MX (40.6%), respectively.

Average Salary and Workforce by Gender and Schooling Years

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Average Schooling in Years (2020-Q4): 8.6, Men

During the fourth quarter of 2020, 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 (10.3k men and 1.53k women).

The highest average salary was $10.7k MX received by men with 7 to 9 years of schooling, while the lowest average salary was $10.7k 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 2020, the workforce was higher in Metal Ore Mining (42.3%), Nonmetallic Mineral Mining and Quarrying (25.2%), and Product Manufacturing Nonmetallic Minerals (22.1%).

In the same period, the best average salaries were received in Support Activities for Mining ($14.1k MX), Product Manufacturing Nonmetallic Minerals ($9.27k MX), and Residential Building Construction ($8.17k MX).