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Support Workers in Construction

Occupation (9221) - 2022-Q4

  • 1.5M, Workforce
  • $5.76k MX, Average monthly salary
  • 33, Average age
  • 44.8, Weekly hours worked
  • 5.36, Weekly days worked
  • 6.09%, Workforce with second job
  • 93.5%, Informal Workforce
  • 7.92, Average years of Schooling

About Support Workers in Construction

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The workforce of Support Workers in Construction during fourth quarter of 2022 was 1.5M people, whose salary averaged $5.76k MX working around 44.8 hours per week.

The average age of Support Workers in Construction was 33 years. The workforce was distributed in 98.8% men with an average salary of $5.78k MX and, 1.23% women with average salary of $4.36k MX.

The best average salaries received by Support Workers in Construction were in Baja California Sur ($8.99k MX), Quintana Roo ($8.37k MX), and Nayarit ($8.28k MX) while the workforce was larger in Estado de México (251k), Puebla (123k), and Michoacán de Ocampo (91.7k).

In terms of industries, the best average salaries were in Public Administration ($15k MX), Oil and Gas Extraction ($12k MX), and Water Transportation ($12k MX), while the workforce was concentrated on Building Equipment Contractors (880k), Residential Building Construction (497k), and Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction (35.7k).

1.13% of the total informal workers correspond to women with an average salary of $4.21k MX and 98.9% to men with an average salary of $5.65k MX.

At the level of states, Morelos had the highest percentage of informal workers with 100% corresponding to 36.5k from 36.5k workers, while the state with the lowest percentage of informal workers was Baja California Sur with a 64.2% corresponding to 6.64k from 10.3k workers.

Workforce and Salaries Evolution

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  • 1.5M, Workforce 2022-Q4
  • $5.76k MX, Average monthly salary 2022-Q4

At fourth quarter of 2022, the people who worked as Support Workers in Construction were 1.5M being a 1.71% higher than the third quarter of 2022. (1.48M).

In the same period, an average salary of $5.76k MX was observed, registering an increase of 7.87%, compared to the third quarter of 2022 ($5.34k MX).

Workforce by State

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The states with the highest number of Support Workers in Construction during the fourth quarter of 2022 were Estado de México (251k), Puebla (123k), and Michoacán de Ocampo (91.7k)

Comparing the first quarter of 2021 and the fourth quarter of 2022, the main positive variations occurred in Estado de México and Oaxaca with an increase of 74.2k (42%) and 8.95k (17.2%), respectively. On the other hand, the negative variations were accentuated in Puebla and Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave with a decrease of 25.5k (17.2%) and 10.7k (11.4%), respectively.

Salaries by State

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The states with the best average salaries for Support Workers in Construction during fourth quarter of 2022 were Baja California Sur ($8.99k MX), Quintana Roo ($8.37k MX), and Nayarit ($8.28k MX)

Comparing the first quarter of 2021 and the fourth quarter of 2022, the positive salary growth was higher in Yucatán and Nayarit with an increase of $1.18k MX (19.8%) and $1.09k MX (15.2%), respectively. Por otro lado, las variaciones salariales negativas se acentuaron en Guanajuato and Zacatecas with a decrease of $763 MX (13.5%) and $408 MX (7.58%), respectively.

Average Salary and Workforce by Sex and Age

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Average Age 2022-Q4: 32.9, Men

At fourth quarter of 2022, the male workforce in Support Workers in Construction represented the 98.8% of the employed population and women 1.23%. The male workforce was higher in the age group of 15 to 24 years (531k), while the female workforce was higher in the age group of 45 to 54 years (5.85k).

The highest average salary was $6.13k MX received by men from 25 to 34 years, while the lowest average salary was $5.37k MX received by men from 15 to 24 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 (2022-Q4): 7.91, Men

At fourth quarter of 2022 the male workforce in Support Workers in Construction was higher in the educational segment with 7 to 9 years of schooling (618k), while the female workforce was higher in the educational segment with 4 to 6 years of schooling (6.25k).

The highest average salary was $5.9k MX received by men with 10 to 12 years of schooling, while the lowest average salary was $4.48k MX received by men with 16 to 18 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 Support Workers in Construction in different industries and economic sectors.

At fourth quarter of 2022, the workforce was higher in Building Equipment Contractors (58.6%), Residential Building Construction (33.1%), and Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction (2.38%).

In the same period, the best average salaries were received in Public Administration ($15k MX), Oil and Gas Extraction ($12k MX), and Water Transportation ($12k MX).

Labor Informality

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Labor Informality

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Labor Informality 2022-Q4

  • 93.5%, Support Workers in Construction
  • 55.1%, Average Informality in Mexico

During the fourth quarter of 2022, the labor informality of Support Workers in Construction reached a 93.5%, which implied a decrease from 0.36 percentage points compared to the third quarter of 2022  (93.9%).

The labor informality of this occupation was higher than informality at the country level in 38.4 percentage points during the fourth quarter of 2022.

Labor Informality by State

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Greater Labor Informality: 100%, Morelos

Less Labor Informality: 64.2 %, Baja California Sur

At fourth quarter of 2022, the states with the highest rate of labor informality in Support Workers in Construction were Morelos (100%), Puebla (99.7%), and Guerrero (98.6%).

The states with the lowest informality rate were Nayarit (75.2%), Sinaloa (70.9%), and Baja California Sur (64.2%).

Labor Informality by Age and Education

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Workforce

The workforce of Support Workers in Construction during the fourth quarter of 2022 was higher in the age group with 15 to 24 years concentrating 536k workers of which 4.63% corresponds to formal employment (24.8k) and 95.4% to informal employment (511k).

Regarding the schooling years, the workforce was higher in the range with 7 to 9 years of schooling concentrating 624k workers of which 5.95%  corresponds to formal employment (37.2k) and 94% corresponds to informal employment (587k).