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Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics
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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2021

49-0000 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations (Major Group)

Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations comprises the following occupations: First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers; Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers; Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairers; Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers; Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles; Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment; Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers; Avionics Technicians; Audiovisual Equipment Installers and Repairers; Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay; Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment; Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers; Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians; Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers; Automotive Body and Related Repairers; Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics; Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists; Rail Car Repairers; Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians; Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines; Motorcycle Mechanics; Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians; Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics; Bicycle Repairers; Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians; Tire Repairers and Changers; Mechanical Door Repairers; Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door; Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers; Home Appliance Repairers; Refractory Materials Repairers, Except Brickmasons; Millwrights; Maintenance Workers, Machinery; Industrial Machinery Mechanics; Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers; Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers; Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other; Watch and Clock Repairers; Camera and Photographic Equipment Repairers; Musical Instrument Repairers and Tuners; Medical Equipment Repairers; Maintenance and Repair Workers, General; Wind Turbine Service Technicians; Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other; Commercial Divers; Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers; Signal and Track Switch Repairers; Locksmiths and Safe Repairers; Riggers; Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers; Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers


National estimates for Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations
Industry profile for Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations
Geographic profile for Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations

National estimates for Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations:

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
5,574,410 0.2 % $ 25.66 $ 53,380 0.2 %

Percentile wage estimates for Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $ 14.20 $ 17.93 $ 23.05 $ 29.81 $ 38.20
Annual Wage (2) $ 29,540 $ 37,280 $ 47,940 $ 62,000 $ 79,460


Industry profile for Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations:

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

Industries with the highest levels of employment in Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Building Equipment Contractors 446,560 19.90 $ 26.15 $ 54,390
Automotive Repair and Maintenance 431,410 47.03 $ 22.75 $ 47,320
Real Estate 355,150 21.24 $ 21.37 $ 44,460
Automobile Dealers 310,130 25.42 $ 25.63 $ 53,300
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OEWS Designation) 282,270 5.25 $ 26.97 $ 56,100

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Automotive Repair and Maintenance 431,410 47.03 $ 22.75 $ 47,320
Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance 47,720 46.41 $ 23.91 $ 49,740
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance 95,470 45.62 $ 26.07 $ 54,220
Personal and Household Goods Repair and Maintenance 31,450 40.99 $ 21.50 $ 44,720
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 121,320 32.24 $ 42.81 $ 89,040

Top paying industries for Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Pipeline Transportation of Crude Oil 1,050 9.14 $ 42.92 $ 89,280
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 121,320 32.24 $ 42.81 $ 89,040
Scheduled Air Transportation 28,990 7.40 $ 42.64 $ 88,690
Other Pipeline Transportation 770 9.30 $ 42.48 $ 88,350
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing 9,640 9.34 $ 42.22 $ 87,820


Geographic profile for Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations:

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



Map of employment of installation, maintenance, and repair occupations by state, May 2021


States with the highest employment level in Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Texas 534,370 43.71 1.10 $ 24.67 $ 51,310
California 506,480 30.64 0.77 $ 28.69 $ 59,680
Florida 375,640 43.65 1.10 $ 22.67 $ 47,150
New York 321,770 37.12 0.94 $ 28.56 $ 59,400
Pennsylvania 227,020 40.66 1.03 $ 25.41 $ 52,840


Map of location quotient of installation, maintenance, and repair occupations by state, May 2021


States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Wyoming 16,070 61.70 1.56 $ 28.80 $ 59,900
Alaska 16,740 56.59 1.43 $ 31.84 $ 66,230
North Dakota 21,120 53.47 1.35 $ 27.35 $ 56,880
Montana 23,090 49.10 1.24 $ 24.39 $ 50,720
Alabama 94,520 49.02 1.24 $ 24.57 $ 51,100


Map of annual mean wages of installation, maintenance, and repair occupations by state, May 2021


Top paying states for Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Alaska 16,740 56.59 1.43 $ 31.84 $ 66,230
District of Columbia 9,330 14.10 0.36 $ 30.55 $ 63,550
Hawaii 23,230 42.36 1.07 $ 30.54 $ 63,520
Massachusetts 99,030 29.17 0.74 $ 29.69 $ 61,760
Washington 121,250 37.82 0.96 $ 29.63 $ 61,630



Map of employment of installation, maintenance, and repair occupations by area, May 2021


Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 293,960 33.87 0.86 $ 30.07 $ 62,540
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 156,000 27.27 0.69 $ 28.36 $ 58,980
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 148,560 41.39 1.05 $ 25.32 $ 52,660
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 145,480 34.37 0.87 $ 27.50 $ 57,190
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 127,450 43.99 1.11 $ 26.28 $ 54,670
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 106,570 43.45 1.10 $ 23.24 $ 48,350
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 103,870 40.14 1.01 $ 25.32 $ 52,670
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 92,370 34.80 0.88 $ 27.47 $ 57,130
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 88,970 30.34 0.77 $ 29.41 $ 61,170
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 84,120 39.74 1.00 $ 24.91 $ 51,810


Map of location quotient of installation, maintenance, and repair occupations by area, May 2021


Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Odessa, TX 4,860 72.76 1.84 $ 25.45 $ 52,930
Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL 3,090 71.60 1.81 $ 24.04 $ 50,000
Lake Charles, LA 6,010 66.56 1.68 $ 27.02 $ 56,190
Bremerton-Silverdale, WA 5,690 65.93 1.67 $ 31.86 $ 66,270
Midland, TX 6,210 65.21 1.65 $ 27.48 $ 57,150
Warner Robins, GA 4,800 64.99 1.64 $ 25.95 $ 53,980
Farmington, NM 2,670 64.77 1.64 $ 25.66 $ 53,370
Casper, WY 2,300 63.25 1.60 $ 27.39 $ 56,970
Decatur, AL 3,420 61.76 1.56 $ 26.36 $ 54,820
Texarkana, TX-AR 3,450 61.54 1.56 $ 24.09 $ 50,110