Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2015

49-9012 Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door

Install, repair, and maintain mechanical regulating and controlling devices, such as electric meters, gas regulators, thermostats, safety and flow valves, and other mechanical governors.


National estimates for this occupation
Industry profile for this occupation
Geographic profile for this occupation

National estimates for this occupation: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
42,510 2.4 % $26.81 $55,760 0.9 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $14.77 $18.82 $26.01 $34.23 $41.41
Annual Wage (2) $30,720 $39,150 $54,100 $71,200 $86,140


Industry profile for this occupation: Top

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Natural Gas Distribution 8,400 7.45 $30.74 $63,940
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 7,950 2.02 $33.72 $70,150
Local Government (OES Designation) 6,910 0.13 $23.91 $49,720
Utility System Construction 2,190 0.45 $20.59 $42,820
Building Equipment Contractors 1,630 0.09 $25.38 $52,800

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Natural Gas Distribution 8,400 7.45 $30.74 $63,940
Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas 1,100 3.76 $29.77 $61,920
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 7,950 2.02 $33.72 $70,150
Water, Sewage and Other Systems 830 1.72 $22.01 $45,780
Other Pipeline Transportation 90 1.18 $26.07 $54,220

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 7,950 2.02 $33.72 $70,150
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing 30 0.03 $33.20 $69,050
Oil and Gas Extraction 590 0.31 $31.71 $65,960
Management of Companies and Enterprises 590 0.03 $31.24 $64,990
Natural Gas Distribution 8,400 7.45 $30.74 $63,940


Geographic profile for this occupation: Top

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.




States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Texas 7,540 0.65 2.11 $21.47 $44,650
New York 4,020 0.45 1.45 $37.56 $78,130
California 3,170 0.20 0.66 $32.31 $67,210
Alabama 1,710 0.91 2.95 $19.07 $39,670
Michigan 1,530 0.37 1.19 $30.70 $63,850



States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Wyoming 270 0.96 3.13 $27.48 $57,160
New Mexico 750 0.93 3.03 $28.51 $59,290
Alabama 1,710 0.91 2.95 $19.07 $39,670
Texas 7,540 0.65 2.11 $21.47 $44,650
South Dakota 250 0.62 2.00 $32.66 $67,940



Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York 4,020 0.45 1.45 $37.56 $78,130
Wisconsin 710 0.25 0.83 $34.03 $70,790
Nevada 60 0.05 0.15 $33.15 $68,950
Delaware 150 0.35 1.15 $33.10 $68,840
North Dakota 150 0.32 1.05 $32.84 $68,310




Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 2,200 0.34 1.10 $38.85 $80,810
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 1,890 0.64 2.09 $21.32 $44,340
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 1,000 0.43 1.40 $22.42 $46,630
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO 750 0.54 1.76 $29.50 $61,370
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 700 0.29 0.93 $31.03 $64,540
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 680 0.27 0.89 $22.33 $46,440
Nassau County-Suffolk County, NY Metropolitan Division 660 0.52 1.69 $38.92 $80,950
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 610 0.46 1.51 $32.23 $67,050
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, MI Metropolitan Division 570 0.49 1.59 $32.18 $66,940
Birmingham-Hoover, AL 550 1.10 3.57 $19.23 $39,990



Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Farmington, NM 240 4.79 15.53 $30.68 $63,820
New Bern, NC 180 4.19 13.59 $27.75 $57,730
Longview, TX 330 3.35 10.86 $21.48 $44,690
Odessa, TX 190 2.55 8.26 $24.29 $50,520
San Angelo, TX 90 1.98 6.44 $22.38 $46,540
Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL 70 1.62 5.24 $23.04 $47,930
Lake Charles, LA 140 1.46 4.73 $24.48 $50,930
Midland, TX 130 1.42 4.61 $18.99 $39,500
Victoria, TX 60 1.37 4.46 $20.46 $42,560
Wilmington, NC 150 1.23 4.00 $15.45 $32,140