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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2019

49-2093 Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment

Install, adjust, or maintain mobile electronics communication equipment, including sound, sonar, security, navigation, and surveillance systems on trains, watercraft, or other mobile equipment. Excludes "Avionics Technicians" (49-2091) and "Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles" (49-2096).


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)
9,790 5.7 % $30.61 $63,670 1.3 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $18.53 $24.37 $30.06 $36.84 $44.04
Annual Wage (2) $38,530 $50,700 $62,530 $76,630 $91,600


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)
Rail Transportation 3,420 1.46 $30.86 $64,190
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 1,550 0.03 $36.14 $75,160
Ship and Boat Building 370 0.27 $23.20 $48,250
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 370 0.02 $38.39 $79,850
Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance 360 0.35 $27.82 $57,870

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Rail Transportation 3,420 1.46 $30.86 $64,190
Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance 360 0.35 $27.82 $57,870
Nonscheduled Air Transportation 130 0.29 $26.94 $56,040
Ship and Boat Building 370 0.27 $23.20 $48,250
Urban Transit Systems 70 0.15 $31.94 $66,440

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 370 0.02 $38.39 $79,850
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing 190 0.05 $37.51 $78,020
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 1,550 0.03 $36.14 $75,160
Facilities Support Services 40 0.02 $34.95 $72,690
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 230 0.01 $34.79 $72,350


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)
California 1,160 0.07 1.00 $37.50 $78,000
Texas 810 0.06 0.97 $28.76 $59,830
Virginia 710 0.18 2.73 $32.50 $67,600
Pennsylvania 700 0.12 1.77 $31.50 $65,530
New Jersey 550 0.14 2.03 $28.81 $59,930




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)
Maine 110 0.19 2.78 $21.73 $45,200
Arkansas 230 0.19 2.79 $24.61 $51,190
Virginia 710 0.18 2.73 $32.50 $67,600
Maryland 410 0.15 2.29 $33.94 $70,580
New Jersey 550 0.14 2.03 $28.81 $59,930




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Washington 160 0.05 0.74 $41.69 $86,710
Montana (8) (8) (8) $40.82 $84,900
Nevada 40 0.03 0.42 $39.23 $81,600
California 1,160 0.07 1.00 $37.50 $78,000
Maryland 410 0.15 2.29 $33.94 $70,580





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-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 680 0.07 1.06 $31.93 $66,410
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 610 0.19 2.90 $32.69 $67,990
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 580 0.09 1.40 $41.24 $85,790
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 310 0.41 6.15 $30.30 $63,010
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 290 0.08 1.19 $31.03 $64,530
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 200 0.07 1.12 $27.10 $56,360
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 190 0.13 1.88 $29.65 $61,680
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 120 0.04 0.64 $25.88 $53,820
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 100 0.03 0.51 $27.83 $57,880
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 90 0.04 0.67 $21.33 $44,360




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)
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 310 0.41 6.15 $30.30 $63,010
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 610 0.19 2.90 $32.69 $67,990
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 190 0.13 1.88 $29.65 $61,680
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 580 0.09 1.40 $41.24 $85,790
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 290 0.08 1.19 $31.03 $64,530
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 680 0.07 1.06 $31.93 $66,410
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 200 0.07 1.12 $27.10 $56,360
Kansas City, MO-KS 80 0.07 1.05 $25.65 $53,340
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 70 0.04 0.56 $41.37 $86,050
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 90 0.04 0.67 $21.33 $44,360




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)
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 70 0.04 0.56 $41.37 $86,050
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 580 0.09 1.40 $41.24 $85,790
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 70 0.03 0.38 $37.31 $77,600
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA (8) (8) (8) $36.31 $75,530
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 610 0.19 2.90 $32.69 $67,990
St. Louis, MO-IL (8) (8) (8) $32.11 $66,790
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 680 0.07 1.06 $31.93 $66,410
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 50 0.02 0.27 $31.42 $65,360
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA 50 0.03 0.48 $31.05 $64,580
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 290 0.08 1.19 $31.03 $64,530

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)
Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area 50 0.25 3.76 $22.66 $47,130

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)
Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area 50 0.25 3.76 $22.66 $47,130

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)
Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area 50 0.25 3.76 $22.66 $47,130


About May 2019 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 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 2019 National Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2019 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2019 Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2019 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2019 Occupation Profiles

Technical Notes

 

Last Modified Date: March 31, 2020