Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2014

49-9031 Home Appliance Repairers

Repair, adjust, or install all types of electric or gas household appliances, such as refrigerators, washers, dryers, and ovens.


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)
33,270 4.0 % $18.14 $37,720 1.2 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $10.02 $12.82 $17.02 $22.21 $28.47
Annual Wage (2) $20,840 $26,670 $35,410 $46,200 $59,220


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)
Electronics and Appliance Stores 12,530 2.55 $16.92 $35,180
Personal and Household Goods Repair and Maintenance 10,920 14.78 $18.76 $39,020
Household Appliances and Electrical and Electronic Goods Merchant Wholesalers 980 0.31 $18.16 $37,770
Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance 760 0.74 $18.53 $38,530
Direct Selling Establishments 760 0.57 $17.00 $35,350

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Personal and Household Goods Repair and Maintenance 10,920 14.78 $18.76 $39,020
Electronics and Appliance Stores 12,530 2.55 $16.92 $35,180
Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance 760 0.74 $18.53 $38,530
Natural Gas Distribution 710 0.64 $28.46 $59,200
Direct Selling Establishments 760 0.57 $17.00 $35,350

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers (8) (8) $33.28 $69,230
Natural Gas Distribution 710 0.64 $28.46 $59,200
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 30 0.01 $24.89 $51,780
Warehousing and Storage 270 0.04 $21.14 $43,980
Specialized Freight Trucking 110 0.03 $20.57 $42,790


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)
Florida 3,610 0.47 1.91 $16.39 $34,080
New York 3,340 0.38 1.54 $16.77 $34,880
California 2,840 0.19 0.76 $19.59 $40,760
Texas 2,440 0.22 0.88 $16.72 $34,770
Illinois 1,720 0.30 1.21 $23.13 $48,120



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)
Florida 3,610 0.47 1.91 $16.39 $34,080
South Dakota 170 0.43 1.74 $15.76 $32,790
Idaho 270 0.43 1.76 $15.87 $33,010
Iowa 600 0.40 1.62 $15.92 $33,120
New York 3,340 0.38 1.54 $16.77 $34,880



Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New Jersey 1,160 0.30 1.22 $25.14 $52,300
Illinois 1,720 0.30 1.21 $23.13 $48,120
Minnesota 760 0.28 1.14 $22.15 $46,070
Arizona 770 0.31 1.24 $21.22 $44,150
Rhode Island 40 0.08 0.34 $21.03 $43,730




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-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 1,940 0.36 1.46 $19.39 $40,340
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 1,150 0.31 1.25 $22.82 $47,460
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 1,040 0.37 1.48 $16.97 $35,300
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 730 0.58 2.37 $21.77 $45,270
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division 700 0.67 2.71 $17.52 $36,430
Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, FL Metropolitan Division 570 0.75 3.04 $15.01 $31,230
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 570 0.48 1.94 $18.83 $39,170
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 560 0.31 1.24 $21.70 $45,130
Edison-New Brunswick, NJ Metropolitan Division 530 0.53 2.14 (8) (8)
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 500 0.34 1.37 $18.32 $38,110



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)
Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA 70 0.82 3.31 $13.65 $28,380
Grand Junction, CO 50 0.77 3.14 $15.48 $32,200
Naples-Marco Island, FL 90 0.75 3.05 $14.42 $29,990
Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, FL Metropolitan Division 570 0.75 3.04 $15.01 $31,230
Canton-Massillon, OH 120 0.72 2.93 $11.07 $23,030
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division 700 0.67 2.71 $17.52 $36,430
Fresno, CA 220 0.67 2.71 $18.44 $38,340
Rochester, NY 320 0.65 2.63 $19.70 $40,990
Port St. Lucie, FL 80 0.61 2.49 $13.92 $28,950
Eau Claire, WI 50 0.60 2.45 $13.88 $28,860



Top paying metropolitan areas for this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Newark-Union, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division 170 0.18 0.72 $26.56 $55,250
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 480 0.26 1.06 $24.10 $50,130
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, NC-SC 90 0.09 0.38 $23.78 $49,470
Tucson, AZ 140 0.38 1.55 $23.04 $47,930
Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA 50 0.15 0.62 $23.01 $47,870
Camden, NJ Metropolitan Division 90 0.18 0.74 $23.00 $47,830
Salt Lake City, UT (8) (8) (8) $22.93 $47,680
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 1,150 0.31 1.25 $22.82 $47,460
Saginaw-Saginaw Township North, MI 30 0.41 1.65 $22.78 $47,380
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO 280 0.21 0.86 $22.77 $47,370

Nonmetropolitan areas with the highest employment in this occupation:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area 150 0.65 2.65 $15.62 $32,490
Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area 120 0.42 1.71 $14.75 $30,670
Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area 100 0.89 3.62 $16.50 $34,320
Central Nebraska nonmetropolitan area 90 0.82 3.33 $14.61 $30,380
Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area 70 0.58 2.35 $11.83 $24,610

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

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area 100 0.89 3.62 $16.50 $34,320
Central Nebraska nonmetropolitan area 90 0.82 3.33 $14.61 $30,380
Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area 150 0.65 2.65 $15.62 $32,490
Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area 70 0.58 2.35 $11.83 $24,610
Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area 70 0.56 2.27 $15.82 $32,900

Top paying nonmetropolitan areas for this occupation:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
South Florida nonmetropolitan area 50 0.56 2.27 $20.08 $41,770
Northeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area 40 0.35 1.42 $19.28 $40,100
Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area 30 0.27 1.11 $18.98 $39,490
Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area 40 0.52 2.09 $18.47 $38,410
Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area 60 0.36 1.47 $18.12 $37,690


About May 2014 National, State, Metropolitan, and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

These estimates are calculated with data collected from employers in all industry sectors, all metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas, and all states and the District of Columbia. The top employment and wage figures are provided above. The complete list is available in the downloadable XLS files.

The percentile wage estimate is the value of a wage below which a certain percent of workers fall. The median wage is the 50th percentile wage estimate--50 percent of workers earn less than the median and 50 percent of workers earn more than the median. More about percentile wages.


(1) Estimates for detailed occupations do not sum to the totals because the totals include occupations not shown separately. Estimates do not include self-employed workers.

(2) Annual wages have been calculated by multiplying the hourly mean wage by a "year-round, full-time" hours figure of 2,080 hours; for those occupations where there is not an hourly mean wage published, the annual wage has been directly calculated from the reported survey data.

(3) The relative standard error (RSE) is a measure of the reliability of a survey statistic. The smaller the relative standard error, the more precise the estimate.

(8) Estimate not released.

(9) The location quotient is the ratio of the area concentration of occupational employment to the national average concentration. A location quotient greater than one indicates the occupation has a higher share of employment than average, and a location quotient less than one indicates the occupation is less prevalent in the area than average.


Other OES estimates and related information:

May 2014 National Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2014 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2014 Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2014 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2014 Occupation Profiles

Technical Notes

 

Last Modified Date: March 25, 2015