Support Workers in Construction

Occupation (9221) - 2020-Q4

  • 1.47M, Workforce
  • $4.82k MX, Average monthly salary
  • 32.7, Average age
  • 42.8, Weekly hours worked
  • 5.18, Weekly days worked
  • 4.43%, Workforce with second job
  • 93.3%, Informal Workforce
  • 7.88, Average years of Schooling

About Support Workers in Construction

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The workforce of Support Workers in Construction during fourth quarter of 2020 was 1.47M people, whose salary averaged $4.82k MX working around 42.8 hours per week.

The average age of Support Workers in Construction was 32.7 years. The workforce was distributed in 98% men with an average salary of $4.78k MX and, 2.03% women with average salary of $6.87k MX.

The best average salaries received by Support Workers in Construction were in Baja California Sur ($7.75k MX), Nuevo León ($6.44k MX), and Nayarit ($6.39k MX) while the workforce was larger in Estado de México (215k), Puebla (127k), and Jalisco (88.4k).

In terms of industries, the best average salaries were in Metal Ore Mining ($8.6k MX), Regulation and Promotion of Economic Development ($8.2k MX), and Legal Services ($7.05k MX), while the workforce was concentrated on Building Equipment Contractors (706k), Residential Building Construction (659k), and Impartition of Justice and Maintenance of Security and Public Order (1.19%).

1.1% of the total informal workers correspond to women with an average salary of $4.32k MX and 98.9% to men with an average salary of $4.71k MX.

At the level of states, Morelos had the highest percentage of informal workers with 100% corresponding to 35.3k from 35.3k workers, while the state with the lowest percentage of informal workers was Baja California Sur with a 55.8% corresponding to 6.6k from 11.8k workers.

Workforce and Salaries Evolution

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  • 1.47M, Workforce 2020-Q4
  • $4.82k MX, Average monthly salary 2020-Q4

At fourth quarter of 2020, the people who worked as Support Workers in Construction were 1.47M being a 6.08% higher than the third quarter of 2020. (1.39M) and 6.08% superior than the same period of the previous year (1.39M).

In the same period, an average salary of $4.82k MX was observed, registering an increase of 4.08%, compared to the third quarter of 2020 ($4.63k MX) and an increase of 4.08% compared to the same period of the previous year ($4.63k MX).

Workforce by State

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Top 1 Workforce 2020-Q4: 215k, Estado de México

Greater Increase in Workforce 2019-Q4/ 2020-Q4: 25.4k, Oaxaca

Greater Decrease in Workforce 2019-Q4 / 2020-Q4: 28.6k, Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave

The states with the highest number of Support Workers in Construction during the fourth quarter of 2020 were Estado de México (215k), Puebla (127k), and Jalisco (88.4k)

Comparing the fourth quarter of 2019 and the fourth quarter of 2020, the main positive variations occurred in Oaxaca and Puebla with an increase of 25.4k (45.7%) and 16.6k (15%), respectively. On the other hand, the negative variations were accentuated in Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave and Michoacán de Ocampo with a decrease of 28.6k (26%) and 12.9k (16.5%), respectively.

Salaries by State

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Top 1 Average Salary 2020-Q4: $7.75k MX, Baja California Sur

Greater Salary Increase 2019-Q4 / 2020-Q4: $1.37k MX, Jalisco

Greater Salary Decrease 2019-Q4 / 2020-Q4: $1.31k MX, Quintana Roo

The states with the best average salaries for Support Workers in Construction during fourth quarter of 2020 were Baja California Sur ($7.75k MX), Nuevo León ($6.44k MX), and Nayarit ($6.39k MX)

Comparing the fourth quarter of 2019 and the fourth quarter of 2020, the positive salary growth was higher in Jalisco and Nuevo León with an increase of $1.37k MX (33.6%) and $771 MX (13.6%), respectively. Por otro lado, las variaciones salariales negativas se acentuaron en Quintana Roo and Tabasco with a decrease of $1.31k MX (20.4%) and $905 MX (16.7%), respectively.

Average Salary and Workforce by Sex and Age

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Average Age 2020-Q4: 32.7, Men

At fourth quarter of 2020, the male workforce in Support Workers in Construction represented the 98% of the employed population and women 2.03%. The male workforce was higher in the age group of 15 to 24 years (519k), while the female workforce was higher in the age group of 35 to 44 years (11.6k).

The highest average salary was $5.2k MX received by men from 25 to 34 years, while the lowest average salary was $4.19k MX received by men 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 (2020-Q4)

  • 9.16, Women
  • 7.85, Men

During the fourth quarter of 2020, male and female workforce in Support Workers in Construction was concentrated in the educational segment with 7 to 9 years of schooling (609k men and 10.1k women).

The highest average salary was $5.5k MX received by women with 7 to 9 years of schooling, while the lowest average salary was $4.55k MX received by men 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 Support Workers in Construction in different industries and economic sectors.

At fourth quarter of 2020, the workforce was higher in Building Equipment Contractors (50.4%), Residential Building Construction (47%), and Impartition of Justice and Maintenance of Security and Public Order (1.19%).

In the same period, the best average salaries were received in Metal Ore Mining ($8.6k MX), Regulation and Promotion of Economic Development ($8.2k MX), and Legal Services ($7.05k MX).

Labor Informality

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Labor Informality

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Labor Informality 2020-Q4

  • 93.3%, Support Workers in Construction
  • 55.6%, Average Informality in Mexico

During the fourth quarter of 2020, the labor informality of Support Workers in Construction reached a 93.3%, which implied a decrease from 0.16 percentage points compared to the fourth quarter of 2020  (93.5%) and an increase from 1.1 percentage points compared to the same period of the previous year (92.2%).

The labor informality of this occupation was higher than informality at the country level in 37.7 percentage points during the fourth quarter of 2020.

Labor Informality by State

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Greater Labor Informality: 100%, Morelos

Less Labor Informality: 55.8 %, Baja California Sur

At fourth quarter of 2020, the states with the highest rate of labor informality in Support Workers in Construction were Morelos (100%), Hidalgo (99.8%), and Chiapas (99.1%), while the states with the lowest informality rate were Tamaulipas (82.9%), Nuevo León (64.6%), and Baja California Sur (55.8%).

Labor Informality by Age and Education

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Workforce

The workforce of Support Workers in Construction during the fourth quarter of 2020 was higher in the age group with 15 to 24 years concentrating 522k workers of which 4.78% corresponds to formal employment (24.9k) and 95.2% to informal employment (497k).

Regarding the schooling years, the workforce was higher in the range with 7 to 9 years of schooling concentrating 619k workers of which 6.73%  corresponds to formal employment (41.7k) and 93.3% corresponds to informal employment (577k).