Support Workers in Construction

Occupation (9221) - 2021-Q4

  • 1.52M, Workforce
  • $5.08k MX, Average monthly salary
  • 33, Average age
  • 44.3, Weekly hours worked
  • 5.32, Weekly days worked
  • 5.95%, Workforce with second job
  • 93.7%, Informal Workforce
  • 7.86, Average years of Schooling

About Support Workers in Construction

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The workforce of Support Workers in Construction during fourth quarter of 2021 was 1.52M people, whose salary averaged $5.08k MX working around 44.3 hours per week.

The average age of Support Workers in Construction was 33 years. The workforce was distributed in 98.7% men with an average salary of $5.08k MX and, 1.35% women with average salary of $4.74k MX.

The best average salaries received by Support Workers in Construction were in Baja California Sur ($8.85k MX), Quintana Roo ($7.18k MX), and Nuevo León ($7.05k MX) while the workforce was larger in Estado de México (226k), Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave (119k), and Puebla (118k).

In terms of industries, the best average salaries were in Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance ($13k MX), Support Activities for Air Transportation ($12.9k MX), and Nonmetallic Mineral Mining and Quarrying ($8.6k MX), while the workforce was concentrated on Building Equipment Contractors (800k), Residential Building Construction (585k), and Impartition of Justice and Maintenance of Security and Public Order (0.78%).

1.1% of the total informal workers correspond to women with an average salary of $4.22k MX and 98.9% to men with an average salary of $4.97k MX.

At the level of states, Morelos had the highest percentage of informal workers with 99.6% corresponding to 37.1k from 37.2k workers, while the state with the lowest percentage of informal workers was Baja California Sur with a 54.8% corresponding to 5.14k from 9.37k workers.

Workforce and Salaries Evolution

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  • 1.52M, Workforce 2021-Q4
  • $5.08k MX, Average monthly salary 2021-Q4

At fourth quarter of 2021, the people who worked as Support Workers in Construction were 1.52M being a 0.034% higher than the third quarter of 2021. (1.52M).

In the same period, an average salary of $5.08k MX was observed, registering an increase of 2.09%, compared to the third quarter of 2021 ($4.97k MX).

Workforce by State

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Top 1 Workforce 2021-Q4: 226k, Estado de México

Greater Increase in Workforce 2021-Q3/ 2021-Q4: 13.9k, Chiapas

Greater Decrease in Workforce 2021-Q3/ 2021-Q4: 18.6k, Jalisco

The states with the highest number of Support Workers in Construction during the fourth quarter of 2021 were Estado de México (226k), Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave (119k), and Puebla (118k)

Comparing the first quarter of 2021 and the fourth quarter of 2021, the main positive variations occurred in Chiapas and Guanajuato with an increase of 13.9k (26.2%) and 8.42k (14.4%), respectively. On the other hand, the negative variations were accentuated in Jalisco and Coahuila de Zaragoza with a decrease of 18.6k (22%) and 12.8k (34.5%), respectively.

Salaries by State

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Top 1 Average Salary 2021-Q4: $8.85k MX, Baja California Sur

Greater Salary Increase 2021-Q3 / 2021-Q4: $1.32k MX, Baja California

Greater Salary Decrease 2021-Q3 / 2021-Q4: $588 MX, Hidalgo

The states with the best average salaries for Support Workers in Construction during fourth quarter of 2021 were Baja California Sur ($8.85k MX), Quintana Roo ($7.18k MX), and Nuevo León ($7.05k MX)

Comparing the first quarter of 2021 and the fourth quarter of 2021, the positive salary growth was higher in Baja California and Nuevo León with an increase of $1.32k MX (26.5%) and $1.18k MX (20.2%), respectively. Por otro lado, las variaciones salariales negativas se acentuaron en Hidalgo and Baja California Sur with a decrease of $588 MX (12.8%) and $293 MX (3.21%), respectively.

Average Salary and Workforce by Sex and Age

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Average Age 2021-Q4: 33, Men

At fourth quarter of 2021, the male workforce in Support Workers in Construction represented the 98.7% of the employed population and women 1.35%. The male workforce was higher in the age group of 15 to 24 years (526k), while the female workforce was higher in the age group of 25 to 34 years (9.35k).

The highest average salary was $5.54k MX received by men from 45 to 54 years, while the lowest average salary was $4.41k 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 (2021-Q4): 7.84, Men

At fourth quarter of 2021 the male workforce in Support Workers in Construction was higher in the educational segment with 7 to 9 years of schooling (620k), while the female workforce was higher in the educational segment with 4 to 6 years of schooling (6.81k).

The highest average salary was $6.05k MX received by men with 16 to 18 years of schooling, while the lowest average salary was $4.16k 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 2021, the workforce was higher in Building Equipment Contractors (56%), Residential Building Construction (41%), and Impartition of Justice and Maintenance of Security and Public Order (0.78%).

In the same period, the best average salaries were received in Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance ($13k MX), Support Activities for Air Transportation ($12.9k MX), and Nonmetallic Mineral Mining and Quarrying ($8.6k MX).

Labor Informality

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Labor Informality

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Labor Informality 2021-Q4

  • 93.7%, Support Workers in Construction
  • 55.8%, Average Informality in Mexico

During the fourth quarter of 2021, the labor informality of Support Workers in Construction reached a 93.7%, which implied an increase from 0.11 percentage points compared to the third quarter of 2021  (93.6%).

The labor informality of this occupation was higher than informality at the country level in 37.9 percentage points during the fourth quarter of 2021.

Labor Informality by State

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Greater Labor Informality: 99.6%, Morelos

Less Labor Informality: 54.8 %, Baja California Sur

At fourth quarter of 2021, the states with the highest rate of labor informality in Support Workers in Construction were Morelos (99.6%), Oaxaca (99.4%), and Hidalgo (99%).

The states with the lowest informality rate were Nuevo León (80%), Colima (74.3%), and Baja California Sur (54.8%).

Labor Informality by Age and Education

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Workforce

The workforce of Support Workers in Construction during the fourth quarter of 2021 was higher in the age group with 15 to 24 years concentrating 530k workers of which 3.71% corresponds to formal employment (19.6k) and 96.3% to informal employment (510k).

Regarding the schooling years, the workforce was higher in the range with 7 to 9 years of schooling concentrating 625k workers of which 7.13%  corresponds to formal employment (44.5k) and 92.9% corresponds to informal employment (580k).