Support Workers in Processing, Mechanical Maintenance and Repair of Equipment, Machinery and Metal Products and Precision

Occupation (9231) - 2021-Q2

  • 486k, Workforce
  • $4.19k MX, Average monthly salary
  • 32.1, Average age
  • 42.8, Weekly hours worked
  • 5.26, Weekly days worked
  • 2.79%, Workforce with second job
  • 67.5%, Informal Workforce
  • 9.74, Average years of Schooling

About Support Workers in Processing, Mechanical Maintenance and Repair of Equipment, Machinery and Metal Products and Precision

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The workforce of Support Workers in Processing, Mechanical Maintenance and Repair of Equipment, Machinery and Metal Products and Precision during second quarter of 2021 was 486k people, whose salary averaged $4.19k MX working around 42.8 hours per week.

The average age of Support Workers in Processing, Mechanical Maintenance and Repair of Equipment, Machinery and Metal Products and Precision was 32.1 years. The workforce was distributed in 90.6% men with an average salary of $4.2k MX and, 9.38% women with average salary of $4.08k MX.

The best average salaries received by Support Workers in Processing, Mechanical Maintenance and Repair of Equipment, Machinery and Metal Products and Precision were in Baja California Sur ($7.3k MX), Coahuila de Zaragoza ($6.51k MX), and Nuevo León ($6.33k MX) while the workforce was larger in Estado de México (76k), Nuevo León (34.5k), and Tamaulipas (29.7k).

In terms of industries, the best average salaries were in Public Administration ($16k MX), Chemical Industry ($9.61k MX), and Nonmetallic Mineral Mining and Quarrying ($9.61k MX), while the workforce was concentrated on Automotive Repair and Maintenance (191k), Fabricated Metal Products (26.7%), and Manufacture of Transport Equipment and Parts for Motor Vehicles (9.31%).

4.57% of the total informal workers correspond to women with an average salary of $1.19k MX and 95.4% to men with an average salary of $3.51k MX.

At the level of states, Guerrero had the highest percentage of informal workers with 98.3% corresponding to 15.8k from 16.1k workers, while the state with the lowest percentage of informal workers was Coahuila de Zaragoza with a 29.1% corresponding to 5.2k from 17.9k workers.

Workforce and Salaries Evolution

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  • 486k, Workforce 2021-Q2
  • $4.19k MX, Average monthly salary 2021-Q2

At second quarter of 2021, the people who worked as Support Workers in Processing, Mechanical Maintenance and Repair of Equipment, Machinery and Metal Products and Precision were 486k being a 2% lower than the first quarter of 2021. (496k).

In the same period, an average salary of $4.19k MX was observed, registering a drop of 0.26%, compared to the first quarter of 2021 ($4.2k MX).

Workforce by State

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Top 1 Workforce 2021-Q2: 76k, Estado de México

Greater Increase in Workforce 2021-Q1/ 2021-Q2: 9.02k, Jalisco

Greater Decrease in Workforce 2021-Q1/ 2021-Q2: 21.9k, Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave

The states with the highest number of Support Workers in Processing, Mechanical Maintenance and Repair of Equipment, Machinery and Metal Products and Precision during the second quarter of 2021 were Estado de México (76k), Nuevo León (34.5k), and Tamaulipas (29.7k)

Comparing the first quarter of 2021 and the second quarter of 2021, the main positive variations occurred in Jalisco and Hidalgo with an increase of 9.02k (43.9%) and 8.44k (50.4%), respectively. On the other hand, the negative variations were accentuated in Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave and Guanajuato with a decrease of 21.9k (66.6%) and 12.6k (42%), respectively.

Salaries by State

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Top 1 Average Salary 2021-Q2: $7.3k MX, Baja California Sur

Greater Salary Increase 2021-Q1 / 2021-Q2: $3.46k MX, Baja California Sur

Greater Salary Decrease 2021-Q1 / 2021-Q2: $3.08k MX, Tabasco

The states with the best average salaries for Support Workers in Processing, Mechanical Maintenance and Repair of Equipment, Machinery and Metal Products and Precision during second quarter of 2021 were Baja California Sur ($7.3k MX), Coahuila de Zaragoza ($6.51k MX), and Nuevo León ($6.33k MX)

Comparing the first quarter of 2021 and the second quarter of 2021, the positive salary growth was higher in Baja California Sur and Oaxaca with an increase of $3.46k MX (90.1%) and $1.33k MX (55.4%), respectively. Por otro lado, las variaciones salariales negativas se acentuaron en Tabasco and Nayarit with a decrease of $3.08k MX (40.1%) and $2.26k MX (39.3%), respectively.

Average Salary and Workforce by Sex and Age

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Average Age 2021-Q2

  • 36.5, Women
  • 31.7, Men

At second quarter of 2021, the male workforce in Support Workers in Processing, Mechanical Maintenance and Repair of Equipment, Machinery and Metal Products and Precision represented the 90.6% of the employed population and women 9.38%. The male and female workforce was higher in the age group 15 to 24 years (186k men and 10.7k women).

The highest average salary was $5.2k MX received by women from 25 to 34 years, while the lowest average salary was $3.6k MX received by men from 15 to 24 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)

  • 9.95, Women
  • 9.71, Men

During the second quarter of 2021, male and female workforce in Support Workers in Processing, Mechanical Maintenance and Repair of Equipment, Machinery and Metal Products and Precision was concentrated in the educational segment with 7 to 9 years of schooling (170k men and 19k women).

The highest average salary was $4.41k MX received by men with 16 to 18 years of schooling, while the lowest average salary was $3.11k MX received by women with 10 to 12 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 Processing, Mechanical Maintenance and Repair of Equipment, Machinery and Metal Products and Precision in different industries and economic sectors.

At second quarter of 2021, the workforce was higher in Automotive Repair and Maintenance (40.8%), Fabricated Metal Products (26.7%), and Manufacture of Transport Equipment and Parts for Motor Vehicles (9.31%).

In the same period, the best average salaries were received in Public Administration ($16k MX), Chemical Industry ($9.61k MX), and Nonmetallic Mineral Mining and Quarrying ($9.61k MX).

Labor Informality

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Labor Informality

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Labor Informality 2021-Q2

  • 67.5%, Support Workers in Processing, Mechanical Maintenance and Repair of Equipment, Machinery and Metal Products and Precision
  • 56.1%, Average Informality in Mexico

During the second quarter of 2021, the labor informality of Support Workers in Processing, Mechanical Maintenance and Repair of Equipment, Machinery and Metal Products and Precision reached a 67.5%, which implied a decrease from 0.2 percentage points compared to the first quarter of 2021  (67.7%).

The labor informality of this occupation was higher than informality at the country level in 11.4 percentage points during the second quarter of 2021.

Labor Informality by State

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Greater Labor Informality: 98.3%, Guerrero

Less Labor Informality: 29.1 %, Coahuila de Zaragoza

At second quarter of 2021, the states with the highest rate of labor informality in Support Workers in Processing, Mechanical Maintenance and Repair of Equipment, Machinery and Metal Products and Precision were Guerrero (98.3%), Oaxaca (97.6%), and Baja California Sur (90.7%).

The states with the lowest informality rate were Querétaro (45.4%), Nuevo León (39.1%), and Coahuila de Zaragoza (29.1%).

Labor Informality by Age and Education

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Workforce

The workforce of Support Workers in Processing, Mechanical Maintenance and Repair of Equipment, Machinery and Metal Products and Precision during the second quarter of 2021 was higher in the age group with 15 to 24 years concentrating 197k workers of which 21.3% corresponds to formal employment (42.1k) and 78.7% to informal employment (155k).

Regarding the schooling years, the workforce was higher in the range with 7 to 9 years of schooling concentrating 189k workers of which 32.3%  corresponds to formal employment (61k) and 67.7% corresponds to informal employment (128k).