|Quick Facts: Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers|
|2010 Median Pay||
$32,940 per year
$15.84 per hour
|Entry-Level Education||Postsecondary non-degree award|
|Work Experience in a Related Occupation||None|
|Number of Jobs, 2010||36,800|
|Job Outlook, 2010-20||14% (About as fast as average)|
|Employment Change, 2010-20||5,100|
Home entertainment equipment installers and repairers set up and fix household audio and video equipment, such as televisions, stereo components, and home theater systems.
Although most home entertainment equipment installers and repairers work in electronics repair shops, many spend significant time traveling to customers’ homes. They generally work full time, and many work evenings or weekends, including overtime.
Although employers prefer to hire applicants who have completed postsecondary training courses, many home entertainment equipment installers and repairers train informally on the job. Industry certification is becoming increasingly important.
The median annual wage of home entertainment equipment installers and repairers was $32,940 in May 2010.
Employment of home entertainment equipment installers and repairers is expected to grow 14 percent from 2010 to 2020, as fast as the average for all occupations. Certified applicants with good customer service skills and a background in electronics repair should have the best job opportunities.
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