Support Workers in the Food Industry, Beverages and Snuff Products

Occupation (9236) - 2020-Q4

  • 428k, Workforce
  • $3k MX, Average monthly salary
  • 32.2, Average age
  • 41.1, Weekly hours worked
  • 5.34, Weekly days worked
  • 5.67%, Workforce with second job
  • 66.4%, Informal Workforce
  • 9.07, Average years of Schooling

About Support Workers in the Food Industry, Beverages and Snuff Products

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The workforce of Support Workers in the Food Industry, Beverages and Snuff Products during fourth quarter of 2020 was 428k people, whose salary averaged $3k MX working around 41.1 hours per week.

The average age of Support Workers in the Food Industry, Beverages and Snuff Products was 32.2 years. The workforce was distributed in 46.9% men with an average salary of $3.68k MX and, 53.1% women with average salary of $2.4k MX.

The best average salaries received by Support Workers in the Food Industry, Beverages and Snuff Products were in Coahuila de Zaragoza ($7.19k MX), Durango ($6k MX), and Nuevo León ($4.79k MX) while the workforce was larger in Estado de México (49.9k), Oaxaca (35.3k), and Jalisco (32.1k).

In terms of industries, the best average salaries were in Cattle Ranching and Farming ($8.6k MX), Chemical Industry ($7k MX), and Nonmetallic Mineral Mining and Quarrying ($5.16k MX), while the workforce was concentrated on Food Industry (78.9%), Retail Trade of Groceries and Food (54k), and Beverage Industry and the Snuff (5.54%).

57% of the total informal workers correspond to women with an average salary of $1.16k MX and 43% to men with an average salary of $2.9k MX.

At the level of states, Quintana Roo had the highest percentage of informal workers with 100% corresponding to 1.26k from 1.26k workers, while the state with the lowest percentage of informal workers was Guanajuato with a 10.9% corresponding to 1.81k from 16.6k workers.

Workforce and Salaries Evolution

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  • 428k, Workforce 2020-Q4
  • $3k MX, Average monthly salary 2020-Q4

At fourth quarter of 2020, the people who worked as Support Workers in the Food Industry, Beverages and Snuff Products were 428k being a 6.71% higher than the third quarter of 2020. (401k) and 6.71% superior than the same period of the previous year (401k).

In the same period, an average salary of $3k MX was observed, registering an increase of 16.7%, compared to the third quarter of 2020 ($2.57k MX) and an increase of 16.7% compared to the same period of the previous year ($2.57k MX).

Workforce by State

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Top 1 Workforce 2020-Q4: 49.9k, Estado de México

Greater Increase in Workforce 2019-Q4/ 2020-Q4: 12.5k, Nayarit

Greater Decrease in Workforce 2019-Q4 / 2020-Q4: 16.7k, Jalisco

The states with the highest number of Support Workers in the Food Industry, Beverages and Snuff Products during the fourth quarter of 2020 were Estado de México (49.9k), Oaxaca (35.3k), and Jalisco (32.1k)

Comparing the fourth quarter of 2019 and the fourth quarter of 2020, the main positive variations occurred in Nayarit and Chiapas with an increase of 12.5k (325%) and 12.3k (91.8%), respectively. On the other hand, the negative variations were accentuated in Jalisco and Michoacán de Ocampo with a decrease of 16.7k (34.2%) and 14.4k (60.7%), respectively.

Salaries by State

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Top 1 Average Salary 2020-Q4: $7.19k MX, Coahuila de Zaragoza

Greater Salary Increase 2019-Q4 / 2020-Q4: $3.56k MX, Coahuila de Zaragoza

Greater Salary Decrease 2019-Q4 / 2020-Q4: $1.67k MX, Sinaloa

The states with the best average salaries for Support Workers in the Food Industry, Beverages and Snuff Products during fourth quarter of 2020 were Coahuila de Zaragoza ($7.19k MX), Durango ($6k MX), and Nuevo León ($4.79k MX)

Comparing the fourth quarter of 2019 and the fourth quarter of 2020, the positive salary growth was higher in Coahuila de Zaragoza and Zacatecas with an increase of $3.56k MX (98.1%) and $2.13k MX (132%), respectively. Por otro lado, las variaciones salariales negativas se acentuaron en Sinaloa and Baja California Sur with a decrease of $1.67k MX (37%) and $1.49k MX (35.8%), respectively.

Average Salary and Workforce by Sex and Age

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Average Age 2020-Q4

  • 32.8, Women
  • 31.5, Men

At fourth quarter of 2020, the male workforce in Support Workers in the Food Industry, Beverages and Snuff Products represented the 46.9% of the employed population and women 53.1%. The male and female workforce was higher in the age group 15 to 24 years (76.7k men and 82.7k women).

The highest average salary was $4.36k MX received by men from 45 to 54 years, while the lowest average salary was $1.67k 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 (2020-Q4)

  • 8.81, Women
  • 9.37, Men

During the fourth quarter of 2020, male and female workforce in Support Workers in the Food Industry, Beverages and Snuff Products was concentrated in the educational segment with 7 to 9 years of schooling (75k men and 96.8k women).

The highest average salary was $3.98k MX received by men with 7 to 9 years of schooling, while the lowest average salary was $1.45k MX received by women with 4 to 6 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 the Food Industry, Beverages and Snuff Products in different industries and economic sectors.

At fourth quarter of 2020, the workforce was higher in Food Industry (78.9%), Retail Trade of Groceries and Food (14.4%), and Beverage Industry and the Snuff (5.54%).

In the same period, the best average salaries were received in Cattle Ranching and Farming ($8.6k MX), Chemical Industry ($7k MX), and Nonmetallic Mineral Mining and Quarrying ($5.16k MX).

Labor Informality

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Labor Informality

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Labor Informality 2020-Q4

  • 66.4%, Support Workers in the Food Industry, Beverages and Snuff Products
  • 55.6%, Average Informality in Mexico

During the fourth quarter of 2020, the labor informality of Support Workers in the Food Industry, Beverages and Snuff Products reached a 66.4%, which implied a decrease from 3.54 percentage points compared to the fourth quarter of 2020  (69.9%) and a decrease from 2.13 percentage points compared to the same period of the previous year (68.5%).

The labor informality of this occupation was higher than informality at the country level in 10.8 percentage points during the fourth quarter of 2020.

Labor Informality by State

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Greater Labor Informality: 100%, Quintana Roo

Less Labor Informality: 10.9 %, Guanajuato

At fourth quarter of 2020, the states with the highest rate of labor informality in Support Workers in the Food Industry, Beverages and Snuff Products were Quintana Roo (100%), Oaxaca (99.5%), and Chiapas (99%), while the states with the lowest informality rate were Chihuahua (23.2%), Baja California (19.8%), and Guanajuato (10.9%).

Labor Informality by Age and Education

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Workforce

The workforce of Support Workers in the Food Industry, Beverages and Snuff Products during the fourth quarter of 2020 was higher in the age group with 15 to 24 years concentrating 159k workers of which 21.3% corresponds to formal employment (34k) and 78.7% to informal employment (125k).

Regarding the schooling years, the workforce was higher in the range with 7 to 9 years of schooling concentrating 172k workers of which 42.1%  corresponds to formal employment (72.3k) and 57.9% corresponds to informal employment (99.5k).