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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2019

49-3053 Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics

Diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul small engines used to power lawn mowers, chain saws, recreational sporting equipment, and related equipment.


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)
32,160 2.8 % $18.11 $37,670 0.7 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $11.13 $13.79 $17.36 $21.89 $26.86
Annual Wage (2) $23,160 $28,690 $36,100 $45,530 $55,870


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)
Lawn and Garden Equipment and Supplies Stores 9,900 5.99 $17.72 $36,850
Services to Buildings and Dwellings 4,430 0.20 $19.74 $41,060
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries 3,790 0.28 $18.04 $37,520
Building Material and Supplies Dealers 2,780 0.24 $16.69 $34,710
Personal and Household Goods Repair and Maintenance 2,540 3.21 $16.30 $33,900

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Lawn and Garden Equipment and Supplies Stores 9,900 5.99 $17.72 $36,850
Personal and Household Goods Repair and Maintenance 2,540 3.21 $16.30 $33,900
Other Motor Vehicle Dealers 1,160 0.72 $16.93 $35,210
Rental and Leasing Services (5322, 5323, and 5324 only) 1,180 0.34 $18.58 $38,640
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries 3,790 0.28 $18.04 $37,520

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Junior Colleges 40 (7) $29.78 $61,950
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 30 (7) $26.20 $54,500
Nonresidential Building Construction (8) (8) $25.26 $52,530
Elementary and Secondary Schools 140 (7) $22.36 $46,500
Other Specialty Trade Contractors (8) (8) $22.31 $46,400


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 2,420 0.19 0.89 $18.31 $38,090
Florida 2,250 0.26 1.17 $17.12 $35,620
California 2,200 0.13 0.58 $19.99 $41,580
New York 1,490 0.16 0.71 $19.91 $41,420
Michigan 1,450 0.33 1.53 $18.45 $38,380




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)
West Virginia 390 0.56 2.55 $14.35 $29,850
Idaho 390 0.54 2.45 $17.70 $36,820
Vermont 150 0.47 2.16 $18.35 $38,170
Rhode Island 230 0.47 2.16 $18.55 $38,580
Delaware 210 0.45 2.07 $20.19 $41,990




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Hawaii 260 0.40 1.84 $23.89 $49,700
Connecticut 750 0.45 2.05 $23.58 $49,050
Massachusetts 580 0.16 0.73 $21.71 $45,150
North Dakota 60 0.13 0.60 $21.48 $44,680
Alaska (8) (8) (8) $21.12 $43,930





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 920 0.10 0.43 $22.86 $47,550
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 830 0.27 1.23 $18.63 $38,760
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 670 0.14 0.65 $18.90 $39,310
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 640 0.10 0.47 $18.78 $39,070
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI 540 0.27 1.24 $18.53 $38,550
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 520 0.18 0.83 $18.21 $37,880
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 490 0.13 0.61 $19.18 $39,890
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 460 0.15 0.67 $22.98 $47,790
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 450 0.21 0.97 $18.80 $39,100
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL 430 0.33 1.51 $15.33 $31,890




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)
Homosassa Springs, FL 80 2.55 11.66 $14.13 $29,380
Johnson City, TN 110 1.38 6.29 $14.71 $30,600
Flagstaff, AZ 80 1.22 5.58 $15.70 $32,660
Gettysburg, PA 40 1.20 5.50 $11.89 $24,730
The Villages, FL 30 1.13 5.15 $19.36 $40,260
Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC 80 1.05 4.81 $14.67 $30,520
Monroe, MI 40 1.04 4.77 $19.51 $40,580
Hot Springs, AR 40 1.00 4.55 $11.36 $23,630
Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI 70 0.93 4.24 $24.60 $51,170
Harrisonburg, VA 60 0.91 4.15 $16.17 $33,640