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Truck Drivers, Cargo Vans and Cars

Occupation (8341) - 2023-Q4

  • 1.18M, Workforce
  • $7.73k MX, Average monthly salary
  • 40.9, Average age
  • 49.2, Weekly hours worked
  • 5.44, Weekly days worked
  • 3.11%, Workforce with second job
  • 34.4%, Informal Workforce
  • 9.53, Average years of Schooling

About Truck Drivers, Cargo Vans and Cars

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The workforce of Truck Drivers, Cargo Vans and Cars during fourth quarter of 2023 was 1.18M people, whose salary averaged $7.73k MX working around 49.2 hours per week.

The average age of Truck Drivers, Cargo Vans and Cars was 40.9 years. The workforce was distributed in 98.8% men with an average salary of $7.74k MX and, 1.17% women with average salary of $6.73k MX.

The best average salaries received by Truck Drivers, Cargo Vans and Cars were in Tamaulipas ($13.8k MX), Nayarit ($13.1k MX), and Baja California Sur ($11.2k MX) while the workforce was larger in Estado de México (185k), Jalisco (108k), and Nuevo León (96.6k).

In terms of industries, the best average salaries were in Performing Arts Companies and Groups ($14k MX), Rental and Leasing of Automobiles, Trucks and other Road Transportation Vehicles ($12.9k MX), and Metallic Ore Mining ($12.1k MX), while the workforce was concentrated on Retail Trade of Automobiles and Pickup Trucks (60.9k), Retail Trade of Groceries and Food (60.9k), and Retail Trade of Hardware and Glass (55.3k).

1.56% of the total informal workers correspond to women with an average salary of $3.26k MX and 98.4% to men with an average salary of $6.87k MX.

At the level of states, Guerrero had the highest percentage of informal workers with 57.6% corresponding to 9.52k from 16.5k workers, while the state with the lowest percentage of informal workers was Nuevo León with a 16.5% corresponding to 15.9k from 96.6k workers.

Workforce and Salaries Evolution

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  • 1.18M, Workforce 2023-Q4
  • $7.73k MX, Average monthly salary 2023-Q4

At fourth quarter of 2023, the people who worked as Truck Drivers, Cargo Vans and Cars were 1.18M being a 0.79% lower than the third quarter of 2023. (1.19M).

In the same period, an average salary of $7.73k MX was observed, registering a drop of 6.43%, compared to the third quarter of 2023 ($8.26k MX).

Workforce by State

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The states with the highest number of Truck Drivers, Cargo Vans and Cars during the fourth quarter of 2023 were Estado de México (185k), Jalisco (108k), and Nuevo León (96.6k)

Comparing the first quarter of 2021 and the fourth quarter of 2023, the main positive variations occurred in Michoacán de Ocampo and Jalisco with an increase of 11.5k (27.6%) and 11.2k (11.6%), respectively. On the other hand, the negative variations were accentuated in Estado de México and Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave with a decrease of 13.6k (6.84%) and 8.4k (16.1%), respectively.

Salaries by State

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The states with the best average salaries for Truck Drivers, Cargo Vans and Cars during fourth quarter of 2023 were Tamaulipas ($13.8k MX), Nayarit ($13.1k MX), and Baja California Sur ($11.2k MX)

Comparing the first quarter of 2021 and the fourth quarter of 2023, the positive salary growth was higher in Nayarit and Guanajuato with an increase of $3.38k MX (34.8%) and $1.69k MX (39.1%), respectively. Por otro lado, las variaciones salariales negativas se acentuaron en Colima and Tabasco with a decrease of $4.88k MX (31.3%) and $3.54k MX (32.2%), respectively.

Average Salary and Workforce by Sex and Age

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Average Age 2023-Q4: 41, Men

At fourth quarter of 2023, the male workforce in Truck Drivers, Cargo Vans and Cars represented the 98.8% of the employed population and women 1.17%. The male and female workforce was higher in the age group 35 to 44 years (305k men and 4.03k women).

The highest average salary was $8.63k MX received by men from 25 to 34 years, while the lowest average salary was $4.77k MX received by men from 65 to 74 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): 9.51, Men

At fourth quarter of 2023 the male workforce in Truck Drivers, Cargo Vans and Cars was higher in the educational segment with 7 to 9 years of schooling (488k), while the female workforce was higher in the educational segment with 10 to 12 years of schooling (7.87k).

The highest average salary was $9.69k MX received by men with 13 to 15 years of schooling, while the lowest average salary was $6.14k 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 Truck Drivers, Cargo Vans and Cars in different industries and economic sectors.

At fourth quarter of 2023, the workforce was higher in Retail Trade of Automobiles and Pickup Trucks (14.2%), Retail Trade of Groceries and Food (14.2%), and Retail Trade of Hardware and Glass (12.9%).

In the same period, the best average salaries were received in Performing Arts Companies and Groups ($14k MX), Rental and Leasing of Automobiles, Trucks and other Road Transportation Vehicles ($12.9k MX), and Metallic Ore Mining ($12.1k MX).

Labor Informality

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Labor Informality

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Labor Informality 2023-Q4

  • 34.4%, Truck Drivers, Cargo Vans and Cars
  • 54.8%, Average Informality in Mexico

During the fourth quarter of 2023, the labor informality of Truck Drivers, Cargo Vans and Cars reached a 34.4%, which implied a decrease from 1.17 percentage points compared to the third quarter of 2023  (35.6%).

The labor informality of this occupation was lower than informality at the country level in 20.4 percentage points during the fourth quarter of 2023.

Labor Informality by State

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Greater Labor Informality: 57.6%, Guerrero

Less Labor Informality: 16.5 %, Nuevo León

At fourth quarter of 2023, the states with the highest rate of labor informality in Truck Drivers, Cargo Vans and Cars were Guerrero (57.6%), Oaxaca (55.4%), and Morelos (54.7%).

The states with the lowest informality rate were Tamaulipas (20.5%), Coahuila de Zaragoza (17.4%), and Nuevo León (16.5%).

Labor Informality by Age and Education

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Workforce

The workforce of Truck Drivers, Cargo Vans and Cars during the fourth quarter of 2023 was higher in the age group with 35 to 44 years concentrating 309k workers of which 66.1% corresponds to formal employment (204k) and 33.9% to informal employment (105k).

Regarding the schooling years, the workforce was higher in the range with 7 to 9 years of schooling concentrating 490k workers of which 70.8%  corresponds to formal employment (347k) and 29.2% corresponds to informal employment (143k).