Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2016

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)
45,740 2.6 % $27.01 $56,180 0.9 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $14.99 $19.01 $26.21 $34.32 $41.55
Annual Wage (2) $31,180 $39,540 $54,520 $71,380 $86,420


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 9,370 8.27 $30.62 $63,680
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 8,130 2.10 $34.40 $71,560
Local Government (OES Designation) 6,740 0.13 $24.50 $50,960
Utility System Construction 2,380 0.49 $21.62 $44,970
Building Equipment Contractors 1,690 0.08 $24.20 $50,330

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 9,370 8.27 $30.62 $63,680
Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas 1,430 4.82 $30.08 $62,560
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 8,130 2.10 $34.40 $71,560
Water, Sewage and Other Systems 910 1.85 $22.99 $47,810
Other Pipeline Transportation 100 1.25 $27.80 $57,830

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 8,130 2.10 $34.40 $71,560
Pipeline Transportation of Crude Oil 130 1.23 $33.02 $68,680
Management of Companies and Enterprises 630 0.03 $31.82 $66,180
Natural Gas Distribution 9,370 8.27 $30.62 $63,680
Oil and Gas Extraction 660 0.36 $30.48 $63,400


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 8,820 0.75 2.30 $21.77 $45,290
New York 4,310 0.47 1.45 $36.44 $75,800
California 3,690 0.23 0.71 $30.80 $64,050
Maryland 1,580 0.60 1.84 $25.11 $52,230
Michigan 1,530 0.36 1.12 $30.31 $63,040




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 340 1.23 3.79 $32.15 $66,860
New Mexico 740 0.91 2.80 $30.39 $63,200
Texas 8,820 0.75 2.30 $21.77 $45,290
Alabama 1,390 0.73 2.24 $20.06 $41,720
Oklahoma 950 0.60 1.84 $25.52 $53,090




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York 4,310 0.47 1.45 $36.44 $75,800
Wisconsin 600 0.22 0.66 $35.18 $73,170
South Dakota 230 0.56 1.72 $34.41 $71,560
North Dakota 160 0.37 1.14 $34.13 $70,990
Delaware 140 0.32 0.98 $33.81 $70,330





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)
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 2,780 0.95 2.90 $22.51 $46,830
New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 2,090 0.32 0.97 $37.62 $78,250
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD 880 0.66 2.02 $23.78 $49,450
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 850 0.23 0.72 $29.98 $62,350
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 830 0.32 0.99 $22.18 $46,130
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 770 0.32 0.97 $21.20 $44,090
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO 740 0.52 1.60 $30.44 $63,320
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 660 0.16 0.48 $33.70 $70,100
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 640 0.26 0.79 $31.72 $65,980
Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division 620 0.40 1.21 $27.07 $56,300




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)
Farmington, NM 200 4.07 12.48 $29.83 $62,040
New Bern, NC 170 3.94 12.10 $28.13 $58,510
Victoria, TX 100 2.30 7.06 $23.18 $48,220
Longview, TX 200 2.05 6.29 $24.99 $51,980
Odessa, TX 140 2.01 6.16 $25.11 $52,220
Midland, TX 140 1.63 5.00 $21.89 $45,520
Wilmington, NC 180 1.44 4.41 $17.91 $37,260
Ogden-Clearfield, UT 320 1.32 4.04 $25.26 $52,550
Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL 50 1.24 3.82 $22.74 $47,300
Johnson City, TN 80 1.03 3.17 $18.79 $39,080