Commercial & industrial machinery & equipment repair & maintenance

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Workforce
220k
2019 BLS Estimate
Average Employee Age
41.4
Estimated Job Growth
15.2%
10-Year Projection
Average Salary
$48,115
Average Male Salary
$49,183
Average Female Salary
$38,308

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The top three occupations in the Commercial & industrial machinery & equipment repair & maintenance Industry Group are Welding, soldering, & brazing workers, Industrial & refractory machinery mechanics, Heavy vehicle & mobile equipment service technicians & mechanics, Firstline supervisors of nonretail sales workers, and Maintenance & repair workers, general. On average, full-time employees in the Commercial & industrial machinery & equipment repair & maintenance Industry Group work 44.5 hours per week and have an average annual salary of $50,530. Part-time employees in the same industry work 23.2 hours and earn an average annual salary of $20,376.

The locations with the highest concentration of employees in the Commercial & industrial machinery & equipment repair & maintenance Industry Group are South Texas Development Council (South) & Coastal Bend COG (West) PUMA, TX, Far Southeast New Mexico PUMA, NM, and Montgomery County (Northeast)Conroe City (East) PUMA, TX. The industry that purchases the most products or services from the Hospitals Industry Group is Commercial & industrial machinery & equipment repair & maintenance.

Workforce

A snapshot of jobs, wages, and opportunities in the Commercial & industrial machinery & equipment repair & maintenance Industry Group. Welding, soldering, & brazing workers are the most common position, but the Commercial & industrial machinery & equipment repair & maintenance Industry Group employs a relatively high number of Welding, soldering, & brazing workers, compared to other industries. 

The highest average salary in Commercial & industrial machinery & equipment repair & maintenance goes to Sales managers.

Monthly Employment

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Y-Axis
1.2%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 16.9k people employed in the Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance industry. This represents a 1.2% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

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Occupations

Occupations by Share

220k
Workforce (BLS Estimate)
ACS Estimate: 260k
5.18%
1 Year Growth
± 6.55%

The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that there were 220k people employed in the Commercial & industrial machinery & equipment repair & maintenance Industry Group in 2019.

According to ACS estimates, the number of people employed in the Commercial & industrial machinery & equipment repair & maintenance Industry Group has been growing at a rate of 5.18%, , from 247k people in 2018 to 260k people in 2019.

The following graphic shows the share of employment in Commercial & industrial machinery & equipment repair & maintenance by various occupations according to ACS estimates. Welding, soldering, & brazing workers represent the largest share of positions held in Commercial & industrial machinery & equipment repair & maintenance at 38.8%, followed by Industrial & refractory machinery mechanics with 6.16% and Heavy vehicle & mobile equipment service technicians & mechanics with 5.5%.

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Most Specialized

Compared to other Industry Groups, Commercial & industrial machinery & equipment repair & maintenance employs an unusually high number of Welding, soldering, & brazing workers, Electric motor, power tool, & related repairers, and Boilermakers.

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Highest Paid

The highest paid occupations in Commercial & industrial machinery & equipment repair & maintenance, by average wage, are Sales managers, Mechanical engineers, and Project management specialists.

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Wages

Average Salary

$48,115
AVERAGE WAGE
± $1,868

On average, employees in the Commercial & industrial machinery & equipment repair & maintenance Industry Group make $48,115 per year. This number makes Commercial & industrial machinery & equipment repair & maintenance the 176 highest paying Industry Group in the United States out of a total of 269 Industry Groups.

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Wage by Location

HIGHEST PAYING PUBLIC USE MICRODATA AREA

This map shows which public use microdata areas (PUMAs) pay the highest average salary to employees in the Commercial & industrial machinery & equipment repair & maintenance Industry Group.

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Wage Distribution

0.35
WAGE GINI

Commercial & industrial machinery & equipment repair & maintenance has a wage GINI of 0.35, which is less than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Commercial & industrial machinery & equipment repair & maintenance (shown in red) in comparison to the national average for those wage buckets (shown in gray).

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Opportunities

Spatial Concentration

This map shows the PUMAs in the United States that have revealed comparative advantage in the Commercial & industrial machinery & equipment repair & maintenance Industry Group.

These are locations that employ more people in the Commercial & industrial machinery & equipment repair & maintenance Industry Group than expected given both the size of that location's overall labor pool and the national size of the Commercial & industrial machinery & equipment repair & maintenance Industry Group.

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Diversity

Demographic information on the Commercial & industrial machinery & equipment repair & maintenance Industry Group in the US. Male employees tend to earn more than Female employees, with average respective salaries of $49,183 and $38,308. So too tend to earn more than other races and ethnicities in this industry.

Gender Composition

25.5k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
±3.92k
234k
MALE WORKFORCE
±11.9k

90.2% of workers in the Commercial & industrial machinery & equipment repair & maintenance Industry Group are Male, making them the more common gender in the workforce. This chart shows the gender breakdown of the Commercial & industrial machinery & equipment repair & maintenance Industry Group.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$49,183
AVERAGE MALE SALARY
±$2,014
$38,308
AVERAGE FEMALE SALARY
±$4,125

On average, Male workers in the Commercial & industrial machinery & equipment repair & maintenance Industry Group make 1.28 times more than their Female counterparts. This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in the Commercial & industrial machinery & equipment repair & maintenance Industry Group.

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Wage by Race & Ethnicity in Common Jobs

RACE OR ETHNICITY WITH THE HIGHEST AVERAGE SALARY
  1. American Indian
  2. White
  3. Other

On average, American Indian employees in the Commercial & industrial machinery & equipment repair & maintenance Industry Group earn 1.08 times more than other races and ethnicities. This chart shows the race and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in the Commercial & industrial machinery & equipment repair & maintenance Industry Group.

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Input/Output

Estimates of the sources of the costs and the purchasers of the products in the Commercial & industrial machinery & equipment repair & maintenance Industry Group. Based on estimates from the Bureau of Economic Analysis, this section indicates the amount of money spent by a specific industry in other industries. Professional and business services has the highest single input, by dollars, to the Commercial & industrial machinery & equipment repair & maintenance Industry Group, and the largest industry purchasing services from the Commercial & industrial machinery & equipment repair & maintenance Industry Group is Professional and business services.

In this visualization, click on a category to expand or collapse it. All of the industries listed to the left are those places from which the highlighted industry has made purchases. They are the intermediate inputs to the highlighted industry. All those industries listed on the right side are those industries that have made purchases from the highlighted industry. They are the use of outputs of the highlighted industry. The visualizations below offer alternative ways to see and understand this data.

Industrial Flow

The closest comparable data for Commercial & industrial machinery & equipment repair & maintenance is from Other Services, Except Public Administration.
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Intermediate Inputs

The closest comparable data for Commercial & industrial machinery & equipment repair & maintenance is from Other Services, Except Public Administration.

The Commercial & industrial machinery & equipment repair & maintenance Industry Group gets the most input, by its share of the cost of all intermediate inputs, from the Professional and business services Industry. This visualization does not include labor and capital costs.

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Use of Output by Other Industries

The closest comparable data for Commercial & industrial machinery & equipment repair & maintenance is from Other Services, Except Public Administration.

The Professional and business services Industry purchases the greatest share of products and services from the Commercial & industrial machinery & equipment repair & maintenance Industry Group in order to produce other goods and services. Purchases of the Commercial & industrial machinery & equipment repair & maintenance Industry Group for final consumption by consumers, businesses, or government are not included here.

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Projections

Growth projections of the Commercial machinery repair and maintenance industry, both by number of employees and output, from the Bureau of Labor and Statistics. The national workforce is projected to grow 7.66% in the next ten years. The Commercial machinery repair and maintenance industry has a higher projected workforce growth at 15.2%. Its projected 10-year growth in output (24.7%) is higher than the projected national growth in output (24.2%).

Job Growth

For growth projections, the closest comparible industry reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics is Commercial machinery repair and maintenance.
15.2%
Estimated Job Growth
10-year Projection
7.66%
National Growth
10-year Projection

This line chart shows the projected 10-year growth in the number of jobs for Commercial machinery repair and maintenance. This industry is expected to grow more than than 7.66%, the average rate of national job growth.

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Output Growth

For growth projections, the closest comparible industry reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics is Commercial machinery repair and maintenance.
24.7%
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10-year Projection

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