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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2019

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)
52,270 3.1 % $28.81 $59,920 1.1 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $15.16 $19.78 $27.93 $37.35 $45.50
Annual Wage (2) $31,530 $41,140 $58,100 $77,700 $94,630


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 10,860 9.92 $33.55 $69,790
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 9,370 2.44 $37.46 $77,910
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 6,500 0.12 $24.96 $51,920
Building Equipment Contractors 2,940 0.13 $25.23 $52,470
Utility System Construction 1,940 0.34 $22.18 $46,130

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 10,860 9.92 $33.55 $69,790
Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas 1,590 5.34 $31.12 $64,720
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 9,370 2.44 $37.46 $77,910
Water, Sewage and Other Systems 990 1.86 $27.54 $57,280
Other Pipeline Transportation 150 1.74 $32.34 $67,270

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 9,370 2.44 $37.46 $77,910
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing 290 0.26 $36.86 $76,670
Management of Companies and Enterprises 450 0.02 $33.85 $70,410
Natural Gas Distribution 10,860 9.92 $33.55 $69,790
Oil and Gas Extraction 430 0.31 $33.19 $69,030


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 9,830 0.79 2.22 $21.12 $43,930
New York 4,900 0.52 1.45 $36.57 $76,070
California 3,990 0.23 0.65 $33.40 $69,470
Michigan 2,420 0.56 1.57 $33.69 $70,080
North Carolina 1,920 0.43 1.21 $25.08 $52,170




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 590 2.17 6.10 $33.97 $70,660
Oklahoma 1,390 0.86 2.42 $28.04 $58,330
Texas 9,830 0.79 2.22 $21.12 $43,930
Rhode Island 370 0.76 2.13 $38.26 $79,570
South Dakota 310 0.73 2.05 $36.62 $76,170




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Illinois 850 0.14 0.39 $38.40 $79,870
Washington 270 0.08 0.23 $38.39 $79,850
Connecticut 480 0.29 0.82 $38.34 $79,740
Rhode Island 370 0.76 2.13 $38.26 $79,570
Wisconsin 660 0.23 0.65 $37.98 $78,990





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 3,350 0.35 0.98 $37.11 $77,180
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 3,120 1.02 2.88 $22.09 $45,960
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 2,480 0.68 1.90 $17.78 $36,980
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI 1,220 0.62 1.74 $33.66 $70,020
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 1,080 0.38 1.08 $35.39 $73,620
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 920 0.15 0.41 $37.26 $77,510
Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC 900 0.72 2.03 $22.26 $46,310
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 840 0.30 0.86 $25.87 $53,810
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 790 0.25 0.70 $33.38 $69,430
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 770 0.17 0.47 $36.97 $76,900




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)
Odessa, TX 390 4.80 13.49 $22.54 $46,870
New Bern, NC 180 4.07 11.44 $28.71 $59,720
Midland, TX 360 3.24 9.11 $22.00 $45,770
Farmington, NM 140 2.85 8.01 $29.20 $60,740
Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL 60 1.40 3.93 $23.10 $48,060
Longview, TX 110 1.13 3.17 $24.14 $50,210
Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX 180 1.11 3.12 $22.92 $47,660
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 3,120 1.02 2.88 $22.09 $45,960
Ogden-Clearfield, UT 270 1.01 2.83 $27.75 $57,720
Corpus Christi, TX 190 1.01 2.83 $28.48 $59,240