Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2016

49-3092 Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians

Diagnose, inspect, adjust, repair, or overhaul recreational vehicles including travel trailers. May specialize in maintaining gas, electrical, hydraulic, plumbing, or chassis/towing systems as well as repairing generators, appliances, and interior components. Includes workers who perform customized van conversions. Excludes "Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics" (49-3023) and "Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists" (49-3031) who also work on recreation vehicles.


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)
13,520 5.1 % $18.29 $38,040 1.2 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $11.26 $14.12 $17.51 $22.03 $27.21
Annual Wage (2) $23,430 $29,370 $36,430 $45,830 $56,610


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)
Other Motor Vehicle Dealers 9,360 6.23 $17.91 $37,260
Automotive Repair and Maintenance 1,000 0.11 $19.75 $41,080
Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing 720 0.35 $17.10 $35,570
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing 680 0.45 $17.95 $37,330
Automobile Dealers 480 0.04 $20.63 $42,910

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Other Motor Vehicle Dealers 9,360 6.23 $17.91 $37,260
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing 680 0.45 $17.95 $37,330
Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing 720 0.35 $17.10 $35,570
Automotive Repair and Maintenance 1,000 0.11 $19.75 $41,080
Automotive Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores 460 0.08 $22.77 $47,370

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Automotive Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores 460 0.08 $22.77 $47,370
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing 50 0.04 $20.87 $43,400
Automobile Dealers 480 0.04 $20.63 $42,910
Automotive Repair and Maintenance 1,000 0.11 $19.75 $41,080
Personal and Household Goods Repair and Maintenance (8) (8) $19.38 $40,310


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 1,420 0.12 1.26 $17.66 $36,740
California 1,230 0.08 0.80 $21.06 $43,800
Indiana 950 0.32 3.29 $17.32 $36,030
Florida 920 0.11 1.17 $18.10 $37,650
Tennessee 670 0.23 2.39 $20.16 $41,940




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)
Idaho 300 0.45 4.69 $17.42 $36,240
Indiana 950 0.32 3.29 $17.32 $36,030
New Hampshire 180 0.28 2.93 $17.16 $35,700
Maine 160 0.26 2.72 $16.71 $34,750
Tennessee 670 0.23 2.39 $20.16 $41,940




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Colorado 380 0.15 1.56 $24.17 $50,280
Washington 600 0.20 2.03 $21.33 $44,370
California 1,230 0.08 0.80 $21.06 $43,800
Maryland 160 0.06 0.61 $20.51 $42,660
Massachusetts 170 0.05 0.52 $20.22 $42,050





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)
Elkhart-Goshen, IN 620 4.92 51.08 $17.28 $35,930
Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Division 330 0.34 3.53 $19.53 $40,630
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 230 0.14 1.47 $22.90 $47,640
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 190 0.14 1.42 $21.24 $44,180
Boise City, ID 140 0.46 4.78 $18.75 $38,990
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 130 0.07 0.70 $16.00 $33,280
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 100 0.09 0.89 $20.37 $42,380
San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX 90 0.09 0.96 $17.38 $36,150
St. Cloud, MN 80 0.77 8.00 $17.68 $36,770
Winston-Salem, NC 80 0.29 3.06 $17.86 $37,150




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)
Elkhart-Goshen, IN 620 4.92 51.08 $17.28 $35,930
Sherman-Denison, TX 40 0.95 9.84 $14.91 $31,020
Bend-Redmond, OR 70 0.94 9.78 $19.04 $39,610
Coeur d'Alene, ID 50 0.86 8.96 $16.89 $35,140
St. Cloud, MN 80 0.77 8.00 $17.68 $36,770
Yuma, AZ 40 0.69 7.18 $14.41 $29,980
Farmington, NM 30 0.62 6.47 $17.03 $35,410
Kennewick-Richland, WA 60 0.59 6.18 $18.87 $39,260
Ocala, FL 50 0.53 5.53 $16.65 $34,620
Medford, OR 40 0.53 5.47 $19.84 $41,270




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)
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO (8) (8) (8) $25.93 $53,930
Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division (8) (8) (8) $23.93 $49,780
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 230 0.14 1.47 $22.90 $47,640
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA (8) (8) (8) $22.77 $47,360
Springfield, MA-CT 30 0.11 1.12 $22.20 $46,180
Worcester, MA-CT 50 0.18 1.89 $21.96 $45,670
North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL (8) (8) (8) $21.94 $45,640
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 190 0.14 1.42 $21.24 $44,180
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division (8) (8) (8) $21.09 $43,860
Raleigh, NC (8) (8) (8) $20.74 $43,140

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)
Northeastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area 90 0.45 4.66 $17.14 $35,650
West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area 50 0.33 3.41 $16.35 $34,000
Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area 30 0.78 8.09 $23.92 $49,750

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)
Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area 30 0.78 8.09 $23.92 $49,750
Northeastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area 90 0.45 4.66 $17.14 $35,650
West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area 50 0.33 3.41 $16.35 $34,000

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)
Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area 30 0.78 8.09 $23.92 $49,750
Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area (8) (8) (8) $21.18 $44,060
Northwest Washington nonmetropolitan area (8) (8) (8) $19.73 $41,030
West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area (8) (8) (8) $18.27 $38,000
Northeastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area 90 0.45 4.66 $17.14 $35,650


About May 2016 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 2016 National Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2016 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2016 Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2016 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2016 Occupation Profiles

Technical Notes

 

Last Modified Date: March 31, 2017