Bricklayers, Stonemasons and Related

Occupation (7121) - 2022-Q1

  • 1.63M, Workforce
  • $7.17k MX, Average monthly salary
  • 43.8, Average age
  • 44.2, Weekly hours worked
  • 5.3, Weekly days worked
  • 5.75%, Workforce with second job
  • 91.5%, Informal Workforce
  • 7.24, Average years of Schooling

About Bricklayers, Stonemasons and Related

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The workforce of Bricklayers, Stonemasons and Related during first quarter of 2022 was 1.63M people, whose salary averaged $7.17k MX working around 44.2 hours per week.

The average age of Bricklayers, Stonemasons and Related was 43.8 years. The workforce was distributed in 99.7% men with an average salary of $7.18k MX and, 0.32% women with average salary of $2.38k MX.

The best average salaries received by Bricklayers, Stonemasons and Related were in Baja California Sur ($11.6k MX), Sinaloa ($10.9k MX), and Nayarit ($10.2k MX) while the workforce was larger in Estado de México (187k), Jalisco (118k), and Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave (108k).

In terms of industries, the best average salaries were in Regulation and Promotion of Economic Development ($27.3k MX), Business Administration Services ($25.3k MX), and Waste Collection ($15k MX), while the workforce was concentrated on Building Equipment Contractors (846k), Residential Building Construction (704k), and Legal Services (4.31k).

0.32% of the total informal workers correspond to women with an average salary of $1.63k MX and 99.7% to men with an average salary of $7.1k MX.

At the level of states, Oaxaca had the highest percentage of informal workers with 99.9% corresponding to 49.6k from 49.7k workers, while the state with the lowest percentage of informal workers was Baja California Sur with a 64.7% corresponding to 11.1k from 17.2k workers.

Workforce and Salaries Evolution

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  • 1.63M, Workforce 2022-Q1
  • $7.17k MX, Average monthly salary 2022-Q1

At first quarter of 2022, the people who worked as Bricklayers, Stonemasons and Related were 1.63M being a 1.39% higher than the fourth quarter of 2021. (1.61M).

In the same period, an average salary of $7.17k MX was observed, registering an increase of 4.49%, compared to the fourth quarter of 2021 ($6.86k MX).

Workforce by State

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The states with the highest number of Bricklayers, Stonemasons and Related during the first quarter of 2022 were Estado de México (187k), Jalisco (118k), and Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave (108k)

Comparing the first quarter of 2021 and the first quarter of 2022, the main positive variations occurred in Hidalgo and Michoacán de Ocampo with an increase of 18.3k (48.4%) and 15.6k (23.8%), respectively. On the other hand, the negative variations were accentuated in Jalisco and Sinaloa with a decrease of 17.8k (13.1%) and 7.02k (15.1%), respectively.

Salaries by State

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The states with the best average salaries for Bricklayers, Stonemasons and Related during first quarter of 2022 were Baja California Sur ($11.6k MX), Sinaloa ($10.9k MX), and Nayarit ($10.2k MX)

Comparing the first quarter of 2021 and the first quarter of 2022, the positive salary growth was higher in Baja California and Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave with an increase of $1.66k MX (27.1%) and $1.23k MX (22%), respectively. Por otro lado, las variaciones salariales negativas se acentuaron en Ciudad de México and Baja California Sur with a decrease of $1.54k MX (30.4%) and $1.28k MX (9.92%), respectively.

Average Salary and Workforce by Sex and Age

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Average Age 2022-Q1: 43.8, Men

At first quarter of 2022, the male workforce in Bricklayers, Stonemasons and Related represented the 99.7% of the employed population and women 0.32%. The male workforce was higher in the age group of 35 to 44 years (441k), while the female workforce was higher in the age group of 25 to 34 years (3.36k).

The highest average salary was $7.66k 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 (2022-Q1): 7.22, Men

At first quarter of 2022 the male workforce in Bricklayers, Stonemasons and Related was higher in the educational segment with 7 to 9 years of schooling (623k), while the female workforce was higher in the educational segment with 16 to 18 years of schooling (3.15k).

The highest average salary was $8.71k MX received by men with 16 to 18 years of schooling, while the lowest average salary was $6.57k 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 Bricklayers, Stonemasons and Related in different industries and economic sectors.

At first quarter of 2022, the workforce was higher in Building Equipment Contractors (53.8%), Residential Building Construction (44.7%), and Legal Services (0.27%).

In the same period, the best average salaries were received in Regulation and Promotion of Economic Development ($27.3k MX), Business Administration Services ($25.3k MX), and Waste Collection ($15k MX).

Labor Informality

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Labor Informality

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Labor Informality 2022-Q1

  • 91.5%, Bricklayers, Stonemasons and Related
  • 55.2%, Average Informality in Mexico

During the first quarter of 2022, the labor informality of Bricklayers, Stonemasons and Related reached a 91.5%, which implied an increase from 0.1 percentage points compared to the fourth quarter of 2021  (91.4%).

The labor informality of this occupation was higher than informality at the country level in 36.2 percentage points during the first quarter of 2022.

Labor Informality by State

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Greater Labor Informality: 99.9%, Oaxaca

Less Labor Informality: 64.7 %, Baja California Sur

At first quarter of 2022, the states with the highest rate of labor informality in Bricklayers, Stonemasons and Related were Oaxaca (99.9%), Guerrero (98.9%), and Morelos (98.7%).

The states with the lowest informality rate were Aguascalientes (79.9%), Quintana Roo (73.2%), and Baja California Sur (64.7%).

Labor Informality by Age and Education

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Workforce

The workforce of Bricklayers, Stonemasons and Related during the first quarter of 2022 was higher in the age group with 35 to 44 years concentrating 442k workers of which 8.22% corresponds to formal employment (36.3k) and 91.8% to informal employment (406k).

Regarding the schooling years, the workforce was higher in the range with 7 to 9 years of schooling concentrating 624k workers of which 8.44%  corresponds to formal employment (52.7k) and 91.6% corresponds to informal employment (571k).