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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2019

49-2092 Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers

Repair, maintain, or install electric motors, wiring, or switches.


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)
15,890 5.3 % $22.41 $46,620 1.7 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $13.29 $16.71 $21.19 $27.18 $33.70
Annual Wage (2) $27,650 $34,760 $44,070 $56,530 $70,090


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)
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods (4232, 4233, 4235, 4236, 4237, and 4239 only) 4,100 0.29 $23.22 $48,300
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance 3,400 1.58 $21.24 $44,170
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers 1,430 0.20 $21.79 $45,320
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing 720 0.51 $22.46 $46,720
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 530 0.01 $37.88 $78,790

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance 3,400 1.58 $21.24 $44,170
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing 720 0.51 $22.46 $46,720
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods (4232, 4233, 4235, 4236, 4237, and 4239 only) 4,100 0.29 $23.22 $48,300
Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance 220 0.21 $21.51 $44,740
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers 1,430 0.20 $21.79 $45,320

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 530 0.01 $37.88 $78,790
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 40 0.01 $34.20 $71,140
Sawmills and Wood Preservation 50 0.05 $30.96 $64,400
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers 330 0.06 $27.88 $57,980
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing 60 0.04 $24.51 $50,970


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 1,450 0.12 1.07 $20.33 $42,290
California 1,250 0.07 0.66 $23.92 $49,750
Florida 860 0.10 0.91 $19.65 $40,870
Pennsylvania 840 0.14 1.32 $27.06 $56,290
Virginia 830 0.21 1.98 $23.30 $48,460




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)
Arizona 740 0.26 2.40 $20.89 $43,450
West Virginia 180 0.25 2.35 $21.21 $44,120
North Dakota 110 0.25 2.30 $23.19 $48,240
Idaho 170 0.24 2.21 $22.60 $47,000
Colorado 640 0.24 2.22 $22.41 $46,610




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Illinois 540 0.09 0.82 $39.62 $82,400
Pennsylvania 840 0.14 1.32 $27.06 $56,290
Washington 470 0.14 1.30 $26.50 $55,120
Maine 40 0.07 0.62 $24.45 $50,860
Utah 100 0.07 0.63 $24.32 $50,590





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)
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 650 0.31 2.84 $21.27 $44,250
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 600 0.06 0.57 $23.19 $48,230
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 580 0.12 1.14 $37.96 $78,950
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 510 0.18 1.63 $28.54 $59,370
Richmond, VA 410 0.62 5.76 $24.21 $50,360
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO 350 0.23 2.14 $23.32 $48,500
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 260 0.09 0.79 $20.52 $42,670
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 260 0.10 0.91 $21.55 $44,830
Birmingham-Hoover, AL 250 0.48 4.40 $22.74 $47,300
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 240 0.08 0.71 $21.23 $44,160




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)
Winchester, VA-WV 70 1.11 10.23 $18.96 $39,430
York-Hanover, PA 120 0.64 5.93 $25.13 $52,270
Richmond, VA 410 0.62 5.76 $24.21 $50,360
Canton-Massillon, OH 90 0.52 4.82 $22.18 $46,130
Birmingham-Hoover, AL 250 0.48 4.40 $22.74 $47,300
Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC 140 0.33 3.02 $18.00 $37,440
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 650 0.31 2.84 $21.27 $44,250
Greeley, CO 30 0.29 2.64 $27.44 $57,070
South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI 40 0.28 2.61 $23.35 $48,560
Memphis, TN-MS-AR 160 0.25 2.30 $20.37 $42,370




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)
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 580 0.12 1.14 $37.96 $78,950
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 30 0.03 0.27 $32.81 $68,250
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA 30 0.02 0.20 $29.18 $60,690
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 510 0.18 1.63 $28.54 $59,370
Salt Lake City, UT (8) (8) (8) $28.26 $58,780
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA (8) (8) (8) $28.17 $58,590
Modesto, CA (8) (8) (8) $28.14 $58,540
Greeley, CO 30 0.29 2.64 $27.44 $57,070
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 100 0.13 1.17 $27.22 $56,620
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 120 0.05 0.46 $26.56 $55,250

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 70 0.29 2.70 $21.95 $45,660
Piedmont North Carolina nonmetropolitan area 70 0.25 2.32 $18.95 $39,430

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)
Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area 70 0.29 2.70 $21.95 $45,660
Piedmont North Carolina nonmetropolitan area 70 0.25 2.32 $18.95 $39,430

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)
West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area (8) (8) (8) $22.56 $46,930
Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area 70 0.29 2.70 $21.95 $45,660
Piedmont North Carolina nonmetropolitan area 70 0.25 2.32 $18.95 $39,430
Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area (8) (8) (8) $15.62 $32,490


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: July 6, 2020