Bricklayers, Stonemasons and Related

Occupation (7121) - 2021-Q2

  • 1.56M, Workforce
  • $6.55k MX, Average monthly salary
  • 44.4, Average age
  • 43.8, Weekly hours worked
  • 5.26, Weekly days worked
  • 5.5%, Workforce with second job
  • 91.8%, Informal Workforce
  • 6.97, Average years of Schooling

About Bricklayers, Stonemasons and Related

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The workforce of Bricklayers, Stonemasons and Related during second quarter of 2021 was 1.56M people, whose salary averaged $6.55k MX working around 43.8 hours per week.

The average age of Bricklayers, Stonemasons and Related was 44.4 years. The workforce was distributed in 99.8% men with an average salary of $6.56k MX and, 0.24% women with average salary of $4.03k MX.

The best average salaries received by Bricklayers, Stonemasons and Related were in Baja California Sur ($10.2k MX), Nayarit ($10.1k MX), and Sinaloa ($9.61k MX) while the workforce was larger in Estado de México (188k), Jalisco (129k), and Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave (90.2k).

In terms of industries, the best average salaries were in Regulation and Promotion of Economic Development ($20k MX), Industry Plastic and Rubber ($12.9k MX), and Amusement Parks and Arcades ($12.9k MX), while the workforce was concentrated on Residential Building Construction (757k), Building Equipment Contractors (737k), and Impartition of Justice and Maintenance of Security and Public Order (0.47%).

0.23% of the total informal workers correspond to women with an average salary of $3.18k MX and 99.8% to men with an average salary of $6.48k MX.

At the level of states, Oaxaca had the highest percentage of informal workers with 100% corresponding to 34.2k from 34.2k workers, while the state with the lowest percentage of informal workers was Baja California Sur with a 70.1% corresponding to 14.2k from 20.2k workers.

Workforce and Salaries Evolution

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  • 1.56M, Workforce 2021-Q2
  • $6.55k MX, Average monthly salary 2021-Q2

At second quarter of 2021, the people who worked as Bricklayers, Stonemasons and Related were 1.56M being a 5.06% higher than the first quarter of 2021. (1.49M).

In the same period, an average salary of $6.55k MX was observed, registering a drop of 3.02%, compared to the first quarter of 2021 ($6.75k MX).

Workforce by State

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Top 1 Workforce 2021-Q2: 188k, Estado de México

Greater Increase in Workforce 2021-Q1/ 2021-Q2: 25k, Nuevo León

Greater Decrease in Workforce 2021-Q1/ 2021-Q2: 15.9k, Guanajuato

The states with the highest number of Bricklayers, Stonemasons and Related during the second quarter of 2021 were Estado de México (188k), Jalisco (129k), and Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave (90.2k)

Comparing the first quarter of 2021 and the second quarter of 2021, the main positive variations occurred in Nuevo León and San Luis Potosí with an increase of 25k (40.3%) and 22.4k (109%), respectively. On the other hand, the negative variations were accentuated in Guanajuato and Jalisco with a decrease of 15.9k (18.8%) and 11.7k (8.29%), respectively.

Salaries by State

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Top 1 Average Salary 2021-Q2: $10.2k MX, Baja California Sur

Greater Salary Increase 2021-Q1 / 2021-Q2: $1.55k MX, San Luis Potosí

Greater Salary Decrease 2021-Q1 / 2021-Q2: $2.8k MX, Puebla

The states with the best average salaries for Bricklayers, Stonemasons and Related during second quarter of 2021 were Baja California Sur ($10.2k MX), Nayarit ($10.1k MX), and Sinaloa ($9.61k MX)

Comparing the first quarter of 2021 and the second quarter of 2021, the positive salary growth was higher in San Luis Potosí and Colima with an increase of $1.55k MX (33.8%) and $1.51k MX (21.4%), respectively. Por otro lado, las variaciones salariales negativas se acentuaron en Puebla and Oaxaca with a decrease of $2.8k MX (34.3%) and $1.75k MX (21.4%), respectively.

Average Salary and Workforce by Sex and Age

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Average Age 2021-Q2: 44.4, Men

At second quarter of 2021, the male workforce in Bricklayers, Stonemasons and Related represented the 99.8% of the employed population and women 0.24%. The male and female workforce was higher in the age group 45 to 54 years (435k men and 2.61k women).

The highest average salary was $7.03k MX received by men from 25 to 34 years, while the lowest average salary was $5.45k 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-Q2): 6.97, Men

During the second quarter of 2021, male and female workforce in Bricklayers, Stonemasons and Related was concentrated in the educational segment with 7 to 9 years of schooling (597k men and 1.71k women).

The highest average salary was $6.72k MX received by men with 7 to 9 years of schooling, while the lowest average salary was $5.93k MX received by men 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 Bricklayers, Stonemasons and Related in different industries and economic sectors.

At second quarter of 2021, the workforce was higher in Residential Building Construction (50.1%), Building Equipment Contractors (48.8%), and Impartition of Justice and Maintenance of Security and Public Order (0.47%).

In the same period, the best average salaries were received in Regulation and Promotion of Economic Development ($20k MX), Industry Plastic and Rubber ($12.9k MX), and Amusement Parks and Arcades ($12.9k MX).

Labor Informality

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Labor Informality

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Labor Informality 2021-Q2

  • 91.8%, Bricklayers, Stonemasons and Related
  • 56.1%, Average Informality in Mexico

During the second quarter of 2021, the labor informality of Bricklayers, Stonemasons and Related reached a 91.8%, which implied a decrease from 0.59 percentage points compared to the first quarter of 2021  (92.4%).

The labor informality of this occupation was higher than informality at the country level in 35.7 percentage points during the second quarter of 2021.

Labor Informality by State

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Greater Labor Informality: 100%, Oaxaca

Less Labor Informality: 70.1 %, Baja California Sur

At second quarter of 2021, the states with the highest rate of labor informality in Bricklayers, Stonemasons and Related were Oaxaca (100%), Hidalgo (100%), and Chiapas (99.9%).

The states with the lowest informality rate were Sonora (80%), Quintana Roo (77.4%), and Baja California Sur (70.1%).

Labor Informality by Age and Education

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Workforce

The workforce of Bricklayers, Stonemasons and Related during the second quarter of 2021 was higher in the age group with 45 to 54 years concentrating 438k workers of which 7.81% corresponds to formal employment (34.2k) and 92.2% to informal employment (404k).

Regarding the schooling years, the workforce was higher in the range with 7 to 9 years of schooling concentrating 599k workers of which 7.51%  corresponds to formal employment (45k) and 92.5% corresponds to informal employment (554k).