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Support Workers in Construction

Occupation (9221) - 2023-Q4

  • 1.54M, Workforce
  • $6.23k MX, Average monthly salary
  • 34, Average age
  • 43.6, Weekly hours worked
  • 5.29, Weekly days worked
  • 6.34%, Workforce with second job
  • 93.3%, Informal Workforce
  • 7.96, Average years of Schooling

About Support Workers in Construction

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The workforce of Support Workers in Construction during fourth quarter of 2023 was 1.54M people, whose salary averaged $6.23k MX working around 43.6 hours per week.

The average age of Support Workers in Construction was 34 years. The workforce was distributed in 98.5% men with an average salary of $6.27k MX and, 1.53% women with average salary of $3.41k MX.

The best average salaries received by Support Workers in Construction were in Baja California Sur ($10.1k MX), Nayarit ($8.93k MX), and Chihuahua ($8.78k MX) while the workforce was larger in Estado de México (231k), Puebla (121k), and Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave (116k).

In terms of industries, the best average salaries were in Beauty Salons and Clinics, Public Baths and Washrooms, and Shoeshine Shops ($15.1k MX), Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance ($11k MX), and Pig Raising ($9.46k MX), while the workforce was concentrated on Building Installations and Equipmen (1.81M), Residential Building Construction (1.06M), and Foundations, Prefabricated Structures Assembly and Exterior Construction Works (19.3k).

1.37% of the total informal workers correspond to women with an average salary of $2.73k MX and 98.6% to men with an average salary of $6.15k MX.

At the level of states, Oaxaca had the highest percentage of informal workers with 99.9% corresponding to 70k from 70.1k workers, while the state with the lowest percentage of informal workers was Baja California Sur with a 53.8% corresponding to 5.62k from 10.4k workers.

Workforce and Salaries Evolution

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  • 1.54M, Workforce 2023-Q4
  • $6.23k MX, Average monthly salary 2023-Q4

At fourth quarter of 2023, the people who worked as Support Workers in Construction were 1.54M being a 0.4% lower than the third quarter of 2023. (1.55M).

In the same period, an average salary of $6.23k MX was observed, registering an increase of 2.96%, compared to the third quarter of 2023 ($6.05k MX).

Workforce by State

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The states with the highest number of Support Workers in Construction during the fourth quarter of 2023 were Estado de México (231k), Puebla (121k), and Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave (116k)

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 Baja California with an increase of 15.8k (15.9%) and 12.5k (57.5%), respectively. On the other hand, the negative variations were accentuated in Ciudad de México and Sonora with a decrease of 17.4k (37.1%) and 16.2k (41.5%), respectively.

Salaries by State

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The states with the best average salaries for Support Workers in Construction during fourth quarter of 2023 were Baja California Sur ($10.1k MX), Nayarit ($8.93k MX), and Chihuahua ($8.78k MX)

Comparing the first quarter of 2021 and the fourth quarter of 2023, the positive salary growth was higher in Chihuahua and Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave with an increase of $1.59k MX (22.2%) and $660 MX (11.5%), respectively. Por otro lado, las variaciones salariales negativas se acentuaron en Quintana Roo and Coahuila de Zaragoza with a decrease of $1.74k MX (19%) and $1.44k MX (17.5%), respectively.

Average Salary and Workforce by Sex and Age

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Average Age 2023-Q4: 34, Men

At fourth quarter of 2023, the male workforce in Support Workers in Construction represented the 98.5% of the employed population and women 1.53%. The male and female workforce was higher in the age group 15 to 24 years (513k men and 6.01k women).

The highest average salary was $6.62k MX received by men from 25 to 34 years, while the lowest average salary was $5.42k 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): 7.96, Men

During the fourth quarter of 2023, male and female workforce in Support Workers in Construction was concentrated in the educational segment with 7 to 9 years of schooling (638k men and 9.75k women).

The highest average salary was $6.46k MX received by men with 10 to 12 years of schooling, while the lowest average salary was $4.65k MX received by men with 13 to 15 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 Construction in different industries and economic sectors.

At fourth quarter of 2023, the workforce was higher in Building Installations and Equipmen (61.6%), Residential Building Construction (36.1%), and Foundations, Prefabricated Structures Assembly and Exterior Construction Works (0.66%).

In the same period, the best average salaries were received in Beauty Salons and Clinics, Public Baths and Washrooms, and Shoeshine Shops ($15.1k MX), Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance ($11k MX), and Pig Raising ($9.46k MX).

Labor Informality

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Labor Informality

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Labor Informality 2023-Q4

  • 93.3%, Support Workers in Construction
  • 54.8%, Average Informality in Mexico

During the fourth quarter of 2023, the labor informality of Support Workers in Construction reached a 93.3%, which implied an increase from 1.48 percentage points compared to the third quarter of 2023  (91.8%).

The labor informality of this occupation was higher than informality at the country level in 38.5 percentage points during the fourth quarter of 2023.

Labor Informality by State

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Greater Labor Informality: 99.9%, Oaxaca

Less Labor Informality: 53.8 %, Baja California Sur

At fourth quarter of 2023, the states with the highest rate of labor informality in Support Workers in Construction were Oaxaca (99.9%), Guerrero (99.4%), and Tlaxcala (98.9%).

The states with the lowest informality rate were Sonora (77.3%), Colima (76.5%), and Baja California Sur (53.8%).

Labor Informality by Age and Education

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Workforce

The workforce of Support Workers in Construction during the fourth quarter of 2023 was higher in the age group with 15 to 24 years concentrating 519k workers of which 5.04% corresponds to formal employment (26.1k) and 95% to informal employment (493k).

Regarding the schooling years, the workforce was higher in the range with 7 to 9 years of schooling concentrating 648k workers of which 6.17%  corresponds to formal employment (39.9k) and 93.8% corresponds to informal employment (608k).