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Bricklayers, Stonemasons and Related

Occupation (7121) - 2023-Q4

  • 1.66M, Workforce
  • $8.12k MX, Average monthly salary
  • 44.7, Average age
  • 44.3, Weekly hours worked
  • 5.34, Weekly days worked
  • 6.27%, Workforce with second job
  • 90.9%, Informal Workforce
  • 7.33, Average years of Schooling

About Bricklayers, Stonemasons and Related

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The workforce of Bricklayers, Stonemasons and Related during fourth quarter of 2023 was 1.66M people, whose salary averaged $8.12k MX working around 44.3 hours per week.

The average age of Bricklayers, Stonemasons and Related was 44.7 years. The workforce was distributed in 99.6% men with an average salary of $8.12k MX and, 0.38% women with average salary of $8.13k MX.

The best average salaries received by Bricklayers, Stonemasons and Related were in Baja California Sur ($13.7k MX), Nayarit ($12.6k MX), and Quintana Roo ($11.3k MX) while the workforce was larger in Estado de México (229k), Jalisco (114k), and Guanajuato (102k).

In terms of industries, the best average salaries were in Coal Mining ($15.9k MX), Business Administration Services ($9.89k MX), and Foundations, Prefabricated Structures Assembly and Exterior Construction Works ($9.87k MX), while the workforce was concentrated on Building Installations and Equipmen (1.88M), Residential Building Construction (1.26M), and Justice Administration and Security and Public Order Preservation (0.3%).

0.23% of the total informal workers correspond to women with an average salary of $7.16k MX and 99.8% to men with an average salary of $8.04k MX.

At the level of states, Oaxaca had the highest percentage of informal workers with 99.4% corresponding to 45.8k from 46k workers, while the state with the lowest percentage of informal workers was Baja California Sur with a 65.6% corresponding to 13.6k from 20.8k workers.

Workforce and Salaries Evolution

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  • 1.66M, Workforce 2023-Q4
  • $8.12k MX, Average monthly salary 2023-Q4

At fourth quarter of 2023, the people who worked as Bricklayers, Stonemasons and Related were 1.66M being a 2.2% higher than the third quarter of 2023. (1.63M).

In the same period, an average salary of $8.12k MX was observed, registering a drop of 0.51%, compared to the third quarter of 2023 ($8.16k MX).

Workforce by State

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The states with the highest number of Bricklayers, Stonemasons and Related during the fourth quarter of 2023 were Estado de México (229k), Jalisco (114k), and Guanajuato (102k)

Comparing the first quarter of 2021 and the fourth quarter of 2023, the main positive variations occurred in Guanajuato and Coahuila de Zaragoza with an increase of 23k (29.2%) and 15.4k (41.7%), respectively. On the other hand, the negative variations were accentuated in Puebla and Oaxaca with a decrease of 19.6k (18.5%) and 9.09k (16.5%), respectively.

Salaries by State

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The states with the best average salaries for Bricklayers, Stonemasons and Related during fourth quarter of 2023 were Baja California Sur ($13.7k MX), Nayarit ($12.6k MX), and Quintana Roo ($11.3k MX)

Comparing the first quarter of 2021 and the fourth quarter of 2023, the positive salary growth was higher in Guerrero and Campeche with an increase of $2.54k MX (33.5%) and $902 MX (9.92%), respectively. Por otro lado, las variaciones salariales negativas se acentuaron en Jalisco and San Luis Potosí with a decrease of $1.31k MX (15.5%) and $1.31k MX (17.2%), respectively.

Average Salary and Workforce by Sex and Age

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Average Age 2023-Q4: 44.7, Men

At fourth quarter of 2023, the male workforce in Bricklayers, Stonemasons and Related represented the 99.6% of the employed population and women 0.38%. The male workforce was higher in the age group of 45 to 54 years (480k), while the female workforce was higher in the age group of 35 to 44 years (3.24k).

The highest average salary was $8.7k MX received by men from 35 to 44 years, while the lowest average salary was $5.87k MX received by men from 75 or more 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 (2023-Q4): 7.32, Men

At fourth quarter of 2023 the male workforce in Bricklayers, Stonemasons and Related was higher in the educational segment with 7 to 9 years of schooling (609k), while the female workforce was higher in the educational segment with 16 to 18 years of schooling (2.32k).

The highest average salary was $8.44k MX received by men with 7 to 9 years of schooling, while the lowest average salary was $7.56k MX received by men with 0 to 3 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 Bricklayers, Stonemasons and Related in different industries and economic sectors.

At fourth quarter of 2023, the workforce was higher in Building Installations and Equipmen (59.2%), Residential Building Construction (39.7%), and Justice Administration and Security and Public Order Preservation (0.3%).

In the same period, the best average salaries were received in Coal Mining ($15.9k MX), Business Administration Services ($9.89k MX), and Foundations, Prefabricated Structures Assembly and Exterior Construction Works ($9.87k MX).

Labor Informality

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Labor Informality

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Labor Informality 2023-Q4

  • 90.9%, Bricklayers, Stonemasons and Related
  • 54.8%, Average Informality in Mexico

During the fourth quarter of 2023, the labor informality of Bricklayers, Stonemasons and Related reached a 90.9%, which implied a decrease from 0.11 percentage points compared to the third quarter of 2023  (91%).

The labor informality of this occupation was higher than informality at the country level in 36.1 percentage points during the fourth quarter of 2023.

Labor Informality by State

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Greater Labor Informality: 99.4%, Oaxaca

Less Labor Informality: 65.6 %, Baja California Sur

At fourth quarter of 2023, the states with the highest rate of labor informality in Bricklayers, Stonemasons and Related were Oaxaca (99.4%), Hidalgo (99.1%), and Querétaro (98.6%).

The states with the lowest informality rate were Coahuila de Zaragoza (80.9%), Quintana Roo (74.3%), and Baja California Sur (65.6%).

Labor Informality by Age and Education

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Workforce

The workforce of Bricklayers, Stonemasons and Related during the fourth quarter of 2023 was higher in the age group with 45 to 54 years concentrating 481k workers of which 7.64% corresponds to formal employment (36.7k) and 92.4% to informal employment (444k).

Regarding the schooling years, the workforce was higher in the range with 7 to 9 years of schooling concentrating 611k workers of which 9.76%  corresponds to formal employment (59.7k) and 90.2% corresponds to informal employment (552k).