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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2018

49-9069 Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other

All precision instrument and equipment repairers not listed separately.


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)
10,930 4.8 % $27.91 $58,060 1.1 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $16.80 $21.82 $27.70 $32.89 $38.93
Annual Wage (2) $34,950 $45,390 $57,610 $68,420 $80,970


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)
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 2,070 0.10 $29.48 $61,320
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers 1,980 0.30 $24.64 $51,250
Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance 1,670 1.62 $26.90 $55,960
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services 890 0.06 $29.82 $62,030
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing 490 0.12 $26.52 $55,160

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance 1,670 1.62 $26.90 $55,960
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers 1,980 0.30 $24.64 $51,250
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing 490 0.12 $26.52 $55,160
Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills 100 0.11 $29.96 $62,320
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 2,070 0.10 $29.48 $61,320

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing 30 0.03 $40.50 $84,230
Remediation and Other Waste Management Services 80 0.06 $38.98 $81,080
Oil and Gas Extraction 50 0.04 $38.81 $80,720
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing 30 0.01 $36.29 $75,480
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 90 0.02 $36.16 $75,200


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 1,840 0.11 1.43 $28.25 $58,760
New Jersey 850 0.21 2.79 $32.01 $66,580
Texas 790 0.07 0.86 $24.95 $51,900
Ohio 520 0.10 1.28 $27.22 $56,610
North Carolina 400 0.09 1.20 $29.41 $61,180




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)
Hawaii 170 0.27 3.51 $33.41 $69,500
Wyoming 70 0.25 3.32 $32.76 $68,140
New Jersey 850 0.21 2.79 $32.01 $66,580
Alaska 60 0.18 2.44 $32.89 $68,400
Louisiana 320 0.17 2.20 $29.44 $61,230




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Nevada 80 0.06 0.83 $37.41 $77,820
Hawaii 170 0.27 3.51 $33.41 $69,500
Alaska 60 0.18 2.44 $32.89 $68,400
Wyoming 70 0.25 3.32 $32.76 $68,140
New Jersey 850 0.21 2.79 $32.01 $66,580





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 750 0.08 1.05 $27.50 $57,200
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 370 0.06 0.80 $26.88 $55,910
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 350 0.12 1.62 $35.89 $74,650
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 230 0.08 1.03 $27.90 $58,030
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 210 0.08 1.01 $26.93 $56,020
Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN 200 0.18 2.45 $26.79 $55,720
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 190 0.16 2.12 $26.92 $56,000
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 190 0.10 1.26 $28.66 $59,610
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 170 0.05 0.72 $25.67 $53,390
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 170 0.05 0.63 $23.66 $49,210




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)
Kennewick-Richland, WA 60 0.49 6.45 $40.78 $84,810
Lake Charles, LA 60 0.48 6.37 $37.77 $78,570
Evansville, IN-KY 70 0.42 5.62 $20.33 $42,280
Lincoln, NE 60 0.32 4.27 $23.13 $48,110
Urban Honolulu, HI 150 0.31 4.12 $34.59 $71,940
Mobile, AL 50 0.29 3.79 $25.59 $53,230
Dayton, OH 100 0.27 3.52 $25.05 $52,100
Ogden-Clearfield, UT 60 0.25 3.33 $25.39 $52,820
Knoxville, TN 80 0.21 2.78 $26.03 $54,140
Anchorage, AK 30 0.20 2.61 $30.16 $62,730




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)
Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV 40 0.04 0.50 $44.54 $92,640
Kennewick-Richland, WA 60 0.49 6.45 $40.78 $84,810
Lake Charles, LA 60 0.48 6.37 $37.77 $78,570
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 350 0.12 1.62 $35.89 $74,650
Urban Honolulu, HI 150 0.31 4.12 $34.59 $71,940
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA 50 0.16 2.12 $32.95 $68,540
Baton Rouge, LA 60 0.15 2.05 $31.70 $65,940
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 150 0.10 1.31 $31.46 $65,440
Albuquerque, NM (8) (8) (8) $31.36 $65,230
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD 140 0.10 1.32 $30.96 $64,390

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)
Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area 40 0.15 1.99 $21.83 $45,400
West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area 30 0.22 2.97 $29.66 $61,700
Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area 30 0.18 2.36 $33.99 $70,700
Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area 30 0.30 4.02 $32.25 $67,070

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)
Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area 30 0.30 4.02 $32.25 $67,070
West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area 30 0.22 2.97 $29.66 $61,700
Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area 30 0.18 2.36 $33.99 $70,700
Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area 40 0.15 1.99 $21.83 $45,400

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)
Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area 30 0.18 2.36 $33.99 $70,700
Nevada nonmetropolitan area (8) (8) (8) $32.28 $67,140
Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area 30 0.30 4.02 $32.25 $67,070
West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area 30 0.22 2.97 $29.66 $61,700
Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area (8) (8) (8) $22.28 $46,330


About May 2018 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 2018 National Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2018 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2018 Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2018 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2018 Occupation Profiles

Technical Notes

 

Last Modified Date: March 29, 2019