Sales Employees, Dispatchers and Dependent on Trade

Occupation (4211) - 2021-Q2

  • 3.24M, Workforce
  • $2.98k MX, Average monthly salary
  • 33.2, Average age
  • 44.1, Weekly hours worked
  • 5.6, Weekly days worked
  • 3.53%, Workforce with second job
  • 67.1%, Informal Workforce
  • 10.6, Average years of Schooling

About Sales Employees, Dispatchers and Dependent on Trade

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The workforce of Sales Employees, Dispatchers and Dependent on Trade during second quarter of 2021 was 3.24M people, whose salary averaged $2.98k MX working around 44.1 hours per week.

The average age of Sales Employees, Dispatchers and Dependent on Trade was 33.2 years. The workforce was distributed in 41.6% men with an average salary of $3.44k MX and, 58.4% women with average salary of $2.65k MX.

The best average salaries received by Sales Employees, Dispatchers and Dependent on Trade were in Baja California Sur ($5.38k MX), Nuevo León ($5.29k MX), and Sinaloa ($4.93k MX) while the workforce was larger in Estado de México (525k), Jalisco (246k), and Ciudad de México (242k).

In terms of industries, the best average salaries were in Investigation and Security Services ($14k MX), Agents and Managers for Artists, Athletes, Entertainers, and other Public Figures ($10k MX), and Industry Plastic and Rubber ($9.96k MX), while the workforce was concentrated on Retail Trade of Groceries and Food (1.05M), Retail Trade of Textile Products, except Clothing (347k), and Retail Trade of Perfumery and Jewelery (257k).

61% of the total informal workers correspond to women with an average salary of $2.08k MX and 39% to men with an average salary of $2.71k MX.

At the level of states, Guerrero had the highest percentage of informal workers with 86.6% corresponding to 71.9k from 83k workers, while the state with the lowest percentage of informal workers was Nuevo León with a 41% corresponding to 48.2k from 117k workers.

Workforce and Salaries Evolution

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  • 3.24M, Workforce 2021-Q2
  • $2.98k MX, Average monthly salary 2021-Q2

At second quarter of 2021, the people who worked as Sales Employees, Dispatchers and Dependent on Trade were 3.24M being a 7.08% higher than the first quarter of 2021. (3.03M).

In the same period, an average salary of $2.98k MX was observed, registering a drop of 6.08%, compared to the first quarter of 2021 ($3.17k MX).

Workforce by State

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Top 1 Workforce 2021-Q2: 525k, Estado de México

Greater Increase in Workforce 2021-Q1/ 2021-Q2: 88.3k, Estado de México

Greater Decrease in Workforce 2021-Q1/ 2021-Q2: 20.1k, Oaxaca

The states with the highest number of Sales Employees, Dispatchers and Dependent on Trade during the second quarter of 2021 were Estado de México (525k), Jalisco (246k), and Ciudad de México (242k)

Comparing the first quarter of 2021 and the second quarter of 2021, the main positive variations occurred in Estado de México and Puebla with an increase of 88.3k (20.2%) and 58k (35.8%), respectively. On the other hand, the negative variations were accentuated in Oaxaca and Sinaloa with a decrease of 20.1k (21.4%) and 17.1k (18.6%), respectively.

Salaries by State

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Top 1 Average Salary 2021-Q2: $5.38k MX, Baja California Sur

Greater Salary Increase 2021-Q1 / 2021-Q2: $810 MX, Nuevo León

Greater Salary Decrease 2021-Q1 / 2021-Q2: $950 MX, Guanajuato

The states with the best average salaries for Sales Employees, Dispatchers and Dependent on Trade during second quarter of 2021 were Baja California Sur ($5.38k MX), Nuevo León ($5.29k MX), and Sinaloa ($4.93k MX)

Comparing the first quarter of 2021 and the second quarter of 2021, the positive salary growth was higher in Nuevo León and Baja California Sur with an increase of $810 MX (18.1%) and $628 MX (13.2%), respectively. Por otro lado, las variaciones salariales negativas se acentuaron en Guanajuato and Puebla with a decrease of $950 MX (24.9%) and $654 MX (26.3%), respectively.

Average Salary and Workforce by Sex and Age

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Average Age 2021-Q2

  • 33.4, Women
  • 32.9, Men

At second quarter of 2021, the male workforce in Sales Employees, Dispatchers and Dependent on Trade represented the 41.6% of the employed population and women 58.4%. The male and female workforce was higher in the age group 15 to 24 years (489k men and 644k women).

The highest average salary was $4.57k MX received by men from 55 to 64 years, while the lowest average salary was $1.18k MX received by women 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 (2021-Q2)

  • 10.5, Women
  • 10.7, Men

During the second quarter of 2021, male and female workforce in Sales Employees, Dispatchers and Dependent on Trade was concentrated in the educational segment with 10 to 12 years of schooling (549k men and 734k women).

The highest average salary was $4k MX received by men with 16 to 18 years of schooling, while the lowest average salary was $1.85k MX received by women 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 Sales Employees, Dispatchers and Dependent on Trade in different industries and economic sectors.

At second quarter of 2021, the workforce was higher in Retail Trade of Groceries and Food (38.7%), Retail Trade of Textile Products, except Clothing (12.8%), and Retail Trade of Perfumery and Jewelery (9.52%).

In the same period, the best average salaries were received in Investigation and Security Services ($14k MX), Agents and Managers for Artists, Athletes, Entertainers, and other Public Figures ($10k MX), and Industry Plastic and Rubber ($9.96k MX).

Labor Informality

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Labor Informality

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Labor Informality 2021-Q2

  • 67.1%, Sales Employees, Dispatchers and Dependent on Trade
  • 56.1%, Average Informality in Mexico

During the second quarter of 2021, the labor informality of Sales Employees, Dispatchers and Dependent on Trade reached a 67.1%, which implied an increase from 1.68 percentage points compared to the first quarter of 2021  (65.4%).

The labor informality of this occupation was higher than informality at the country level in 11 percentage points during the second quarter of 2021.

Labor Informality by State

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Greater Labor Informality: 86.6%, Guerrero

Less Labor Informality: 41 %, Nuevo León

At second quarter of 2021, the states with the highest rate of labor informality in Sales Employees, Dispatchers and Dependent on Trade were Guerrero (86.6%), Michoacán de Ocampo (86.5%), and Puebla (83.8%).

The states with the lowest informality rate were Baja California Sur (42.4%), Chihuahua (42.2%), and Nuevo León (41%).

Labor Informality by Age and Education

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Workforce

The workforce of Sales Employees, Dispatchers and Dependent on Trade during the second quarter of 2021 was higher in the age group with 15 to 24 years concentrating 1.13M workers of which 21.1% corresponds to formal employment (239k) and 78.9% to informal employment (894k).

Regarding the schooling years, the workforce was higher in the range with 10 to 12 years of schooling concentrating 1.28M workers of which 38.1%  corresponds to formal employment (490k) and 61.9% corresponds to informal employment (794k).