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Electricians and Linemen

Occupation (2642) - 2023-Q4

  • 281k, Workforce
  • $7.28k MX, Average monthly salary
  • 44.2, Average age
  • 39.9, Weekly hours worked
  • 5.03, Weekly days worked
  • 6.4%, Workforce with second job
  • 46.5%, Informal Workforce
  • 10.7, Average years of Schooling

About Electricians and Linemen

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The workforce of Electricians and Linemen during fourth quarter of 2023 was 281k people, whose salary averaged $7.28k MX working around 39.9 hours per week.

The average age of Electricians and Linemen was 44.2 years. The workforce was distributed in 99.5% men with an average salary of $7.31k MX and, 0.49% women with average salary of $457 MX.

The best average salaries received by Electricians and Linemen were in Baja California Sur ($11.7k MX), Tamaulipas ($10.9k MX), and Coahuila de Zaragoza ($10.9k MX) while the workforce was larger in Estado de México (26.1k), Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave (20.4k), and Guanajuato (19.3k).

In terms of industries, the best average salaries were in General Hospitals ($20k MX), Secretarial Support, Photocopying, Collection, Credit Investigation and Similar Services ($16.8k MX), and Nonmetallic Ore Mining ($12.9k MX), while the workforce was concentrated on Building Installations and Equipmen (299k), Electric Power Generation, Transmission, Distribution and Commercialization (44.5k), and Residential Building Construction (28.3k).

0.095% of the total informal workers correspond to women with an average salary of $5.11k MX and 99.9% to men with an average salary of $6.31k MX.

At the level of states, Chiapas had the highest percentage of informal workers with 89.6% corresponding to 5.85k from 6.53k workers, while the state with the lowest percentage of informal workers was Zacatecas with a 7.5% corresponding to 123 from 1.64k workers.

Workforce and Salaries Evolution

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  • 281k, Workforce 2023-Q4
  • $7.28k MX, Average monthly salary 2023-Q4

At fourth quarter of 2023, the people who worked as Electricians and Linemen were 281k being a 3.48% lower than the third quarter of 2023. (291k).

In the same period, an average salary of $7.28k MX was observed, registering a drop of 1.2%, compared to the third quarter of 2023 ($7.37k MX).

Workforce by State

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The states with the highest number of Electricians and Linemen during the fourth quarter of 2023 were Estado de México (26.1k), Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave (20.4k), and Guanajuato (19.3k)

Comparing the first quarter of 2021 and the fourth quarter of 2023, the main positive variations occurred in Guanajuato and Jalisco with an increase of 9.71k (101%) and 5.57k (46.7%), respectively. On the other hand, the negative variations were accentuated in Estado de México and Ciudad de México with a decrease of 14.5k (35.8%) and 11.5k (42.4%), respectively.

Salaries by State

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The states with the best average salaries for Electricians and Linemen during fourth quarter of 2023 were Baja California Sur ($11.7k MX), Tamaulipas ($10.9k MX), and Coahuila de Zaragoza ($10.9k MX)

Comparing the first quarter of 2021 and the fourth quarter of 2023, the positive salary growth was higher in Puebla and Guanajuato with an increase of $4.19k MX (91.7%) and $3.07k MX (67.8%), respectively. Por otro lado, las variaciones salariales negativas se acentuaron en Tlaxcala and Ciudad de México with a decrease of $7.28k MX (65.5%) and $7.26k MX (75.3%), respectively.

Average Salary and Workforce by Sex and Age

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Average Age 2023-Q4: 44.3, Men

At fourth quarter of 2023, the male workforce in Electricians and Linemen represented the 99.5% of the employed population and women 0.49%. The male workforce was higher in the age group of 45 to 54 years (79.5k), while the female workforce was higher in the age group of 15 to 24 years (1.18k).

The highest average salary was $8.29k MX received by men from 25 to 34 years, while the lowest average salary was $6.22k 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): 10.7, Men

At fourth quarter of 2023 the male workforce in Electricians and Linemen was higher in the educational segment with 10 to 12 years of schooling (99.5k), while the female workforce was higher in the educational segment with 16 to 18 years of schooling (1.18k).

The highest average salary was $8.52k MX received by men with 13 to 15 years of schooling, while the lowest average salary was $5.37k MX received by men 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 Electricians and Linemen in different industries and economic sectors.

At fourth quarter of 2023, the workforce was higher in Building Installations and Equipmen (65.4%), Electric Power Generation, Transmission, Distribution and Commercialization (9.73%), and Residential Building Construction (6.19%).

In the same period, the best average salaries were received in General Hospitals ($20k MX), Secretarial Support, Photocopying, Collection, Credit Investigation and Similar Services ($16.8k MX), and Nonmetallic Ore Mining ($12.9k MX).

Labor Informality

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Labor Informality

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Labor Informality 2023-Q4

  • 46.5%, Electricians and Linemen
  • 54.8%, Average Informality in Mexico

During the fourth quarter of 2023, the labor informality of Electricians and Linemen reached a 46.5%, which implied a decrease from 3.32 percentage points compared to the third quarter of 2023  (49.9%).

The labor informality of this occupation was lower than informality at the country level in 8.24 percentage points during the fourth quarter of 2023.

Labor Informality by State

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Greater Labor Informality: 89.6%, Chiapas

Less Labor Informality: 7.5 %, Zacatecas

At fourth quarter of 2023, the states with the highest rate of labor informality in Electricians and Linemen were Chiapas (89.6%), Hidalgo (76.7%), and Tlaxcala (67.1%).

The states with the lowest informality rate were Guanajuato (27.7%), Baja California Sur (16.4%), and Zacatecas (7.5%).

Labor Informality by Age and Education

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Workforce

The workforce of Electricians and Linemen during the fourth quarter of 2023 was higher in the age group with 45 to 54 years concentrating 79.5k workers of which 59.1% corresponds to formal employment (46.9k) and 40.9% to informal employment (32.5k).

Regarding the schooling years, the workforce was higher in the range with 10 to 12 years of schooling concentrating 99.6k workers of which 53.6%  corresponds to formal employment (53.4k) and 46.4% corresponds to informal employment (46.2k).