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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2018

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)
51,730 3.2 % $27.83 $57,890 1.1 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $14.82 $19.23 $26.96 $35.77 $43.74
Annual Wage (2) $30,820 $39,990 $56,070 $74,410 $90,990


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 10,600 9.70 $32.35 $67,290
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 8,440 2.15 $37.06 $77,090
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 6,500 0.12 $24.69 $51,360
Building Equipment Contractors 2,780 0.13 $23.47 $48,810
Utility System Construction 1,830 0.35 $21.97 $45,690

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 10,600 9.70 $32.35 $67,290
Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas 1,710 5.91 $29.32 $60,980
Other Pipeline Transportation 200 2.23 $34.41 $71,570
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 8,440 2.15 $37.06 $77,090
Water, Sewage and Other Systems 930 1.80 $26.12 $54,340

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 8,440 2.15 $37.06 $77,090
Pipeline Transportation of Crude Oil 50 0.47 $36.40 $75,710
Other Pipeline Transportation 200 2.23 $34.41 $71,570
Management of Companies and Enterprises 590 0.02 $32.42 $67,440
Natural Gas Distribution 10,600 9.70 $32.35 $67,290


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 11,480 0.95 2.65 $20.46 $42,560
New York 4,560 0.49 1.36 $35.35 $73,540
California 3,840 0.23 0.63 $31.35 $65,220
Michigan 2,240 0.52 1.45 $32.08 $66,720
Ohio 1,760 0.32 0.91 $31.14 $64,770




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 500 1.87 5.22 $33.88 $70,470
Texas 11,480 0.95 2.65 $20.46 $42,560
South Dakota 330 0.77 2.16 $34.99 $72,770
Oklahoma 1,220 0.77 2.14 $26.66 $55,450
New Mexico 620 0.76 2.12 $31.24 $64,980




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
North Dakota 210 0.49 1.38 $37.17 $77,310
Washington 330 0.10 0.29 $36.48 $75,880
Connecticut 470 0.29 0.80 $36.41 $75,730
Wisconsin 460 0.16 0.45 $35.39 $73,610
New York 4,560 0.49 1.36 $35.35 $73,540





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)
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 3,940 1.32 3.69 $21.86 $45,480
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 2,970 0.31 0.87 $35.84 $74,540
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 2,610 0.73 2.05 $16.68 $34,690
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 1,310 0.21 0.60 $32.60 $67,810
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 980 0.37 1.02 $24.69 $51,360
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 970 0.35 0.99 $34.05 $70,830
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI 950 0.48 1.35 $31.35 $65,210
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 920 0.20 0.55 $33.01 $68,660
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO 880 0.59 1.66 $32.10 $66,780
San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX 800 0.79 2.22 $19.13 $39,780




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)
New Bern, NC 180 4.12 11.52 $29.16 $60,650
Midland, TX 340 3.30 9.24 $21.80 $45,350
Farmington, NM 110 2.36 6.59 $28.56 $59,400
Victoria, TX 60 1.60 4.47 $27.56 $57,320
Odessa, TX 110 1.46 4.10 $22.32 $46,430
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 3,940 1.32 3.69 $21.86 $45,480
Ogden-Clearfield, UT 300 1.16 3.26 (8) (8)
Canton-Massillon, OH 190 1.10 3.07 $25.84 $53,760
Oklahoma City, OK 640 1.04 2.91 $25.60 $53,250
El Paso, TX 310 1.01 2.82 $20.04 $41,680