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Nursing Assistants and Paramedics

Occupation (2821) - 2023-Q4

  • 141k, Workforce
  • $7.12k MX, Average monthly salary
  • 39.3, Average age
  • 39.9, Weekly hours worked
  • 4.88, Weekly days worked
  • 5.39%, Workforce with second job
  • 29.7%, Informal Workforce
  • 12.5, Average years of Schooling

About Nursing Assistants and Paramedics

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The workforce of Nursing Assistants and Paramedics during fourth quarter of 2023 was 141k people, whose salary averaged $7.12k MX working around 39.9 hours per week.

The average age of Nursing Assistants and Paramedics was 39.3 years. The workforce was distributed in 24.7% men with an average salary of $5.95k MX and, 75.3% women with average salary of $7.5k MX.

The best average salaries received by Nursing Assistants and Paramedics were in Baja California Sur ($15k MX), Nuevo León ($10.4k MX), and Zacatecas ($9.92k MX) while the workforce was larger in Estado de México (18.9k), Ciudad de México (12.9k), and Nuevo León (11.8k).

In terms of industries, the best average salaries were in Beauty Salons and Clinics, Public Baths and Washrooms, and Shoeshine Shops ($21.6k MX), Amusement Parks and Arcades ($14.9k MX), and Basic, Middle and Special Needs Education Schools ($13.4k MX), while the workforce was concentrated on Psychiatric and Addiction Hospitals (96.6k), Dental Offices (51.4k), and Medical Doctors Offices (47.3k).

77.8% of the total informal workers correspond to women with an average salary of $4.01k MX and 22.2% to men with an average salary of $5.04k MX.

At the level of states, Querétaro had the highest percentage of informal workers with 62% corresponding to 1.51k from 2.44k workers, while the state with the lowest percentage of informal workers was Estado de México with a 14.7% corresponding to 2.78k from 18.9k workers.

Workforce and Salaries Evolution

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  • 141k, Workforce 2023-Q4
  • $7.12k MX, Average monthly salary 2023-Q4

At fourth quarter of 2023, the people who worked as Nursing Assistants and Paramedics were 141k being a 4.55% lower than the third quarter of 2023. (147k).

In the same period, an average salary of $7.12k MX was observed, registering an increase of 25.8%, compared to the third quarter of 2023 ($5.66k MX).

Workforce by State

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The states with the highest number of Nursing Assistants and Paramedics during the fourth quarter of 2023 were Estado de México (18.9k), Ciudad de México (12.9k), and Nuevo León (11.8k)

Comparing the first quarter of 2021 and the fourth quarter of 2023, the main positive variations occurred in Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave and Estado de México with an increase of 4.46k (62.8%) and 3.7k (24.3%), respectively. On the other hand, the negative variations were accentuated in Chihuahua and Guanajuato with a decrease of 4.5k (58.5%) and 4.19k (38.8%), respectively.

Salaries by State

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The states with the best average salaries for Nursing Assistants and Paramedics during fourth quarter of 2023 were Baja California Sur ($15k MX), Nuevo León ($10.4k MX), and Zacatecas ($9.92k MX)

Comparing the first quarter of 2021 and the fourth quarter of 2023, the positive salary growth was higher in Ciudad de México and Colima with an increase of $6.14k MX (195%) and $3.91k MX (75.6%), respectively. Por otro lado, las variaciones salariales negativas se acentuaron en Sinaloa and Nayarit with a decrease of $6.16k MX (40.5%) and $2.77k MX (35.8%), respectively.

Average Salary and Workforce by Sex and Age

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Average Age 2023-Q4

  • 39.5, Women
  • 38.7, Men

At fourth quarter of 2023, the male workforce in Nursing Assistants and Paramedics represented the 24.7% of the employed population and women 75.3%. The male workforce was higher in the age group of 35 to 44 years (11.5k), while the female workforce was higher in the age group of 45 to 54 years (29.3k).

The highest average salary was $10.7k MX received by women from 45 to 54 years, while the lowest average salary was $3.56k MX received by men from 35 to 44 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)

  • 12.8, Women
  • 11.7, Men

During the fourth quarter of 2023, male and female workforce in Nursing Assistants and Paramedics was concentrated in the educational segment with 10 to 12 years of schooling (12.8k men and 58.9k women).

The highest average salary was $8.29k MX received by men with 10 to 12 years of schooling, while the lowest average salary was $5.34k MX received by women 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 Nursing Assistants and Paramedics in different industries and economic sectors.

At fourth quarter of 2023, the workforce was higher in Psychiatric and Addiction Hospitals (37.3%), Dental Offices (19.9%), and Medical Doctors Offices (18.3%).

In the same period, the best average salaries were received in Beauty Salons and Clinics, Public Baths and Washrooms, and Shoeshine Shops ($21.6k MX), Amusement Parks and Arcades ($14.9k MX), and Basic, Middle and Special Needs Education Schools ($13.4k MX).

Labor Informality

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Labor Informality

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Labor Informality 2023-Q4

  • 29.7%, Nursing Assistants and Paramedics
  • 54.8%, Average Informality in Mexico

During the fourth quarter of 2023, the labor informality of Nursing Assistants and Paramedics reached a 29.7%, which implied a decrease from 5.1 percentage points compared to the third quarter of 2023  (34.8%).

The labor informality of this occupation was lower than informality at the country level in 25 percentage points during the fourth quarter of 2023.

Labor Informality by State

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Greater Labor Informality: 62%, Querétaro

Less Labor Informality: 14.7 %, Estado de México

At fourth quarter of 2023, the states with the highest rate of labor informality in Nursing Assistants and Paramedics were Querétaro (62%), Nayarit (53.2%), and Michoacán de Ocampo (53%).

The states with the lowest informality rate were Ciudad de México (15.4%), Campeche (15.3%), and Estado de México (14.7%).

Labor Informality by Age and Education

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Workforce

The workforce of Nursing Assistants and Paramedics during the fourth quarter of 2023 was higher in the age group with 45 to 54 years concentrating 39k workers of which 81.4% corresponds to formal employment (31.8k) and 18.6% to informal employment (7.26k).

Regarding the schooling years, the workforce was higher in the range with 10 to 12 years of schooling concentrating 71.7k workers of which 67.6%  corresponds to formal employment (48.5k) and 32.4% corresponds to informal employment (23.2k).