Electronic & precision equipment repair and maintenance

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Workforce

103k

2018 BLS Estimate

Average Employee Age

42.7

Estimated Job Growth

-0.4%

10-Year Projection

Average Salary

$50,285

Average Male Salary

$51,978

Average Female Salary

$42,070

About

The top three occupations in the Electronic & precision equipment repair and maintenance Industry Group are Computer, automated teller, & office machine repairers, Radio & telecommunications equipment installers & repairers, Precision instrument & equipment repairers, Firstline supervisors of nonretail sales workers, and Electronic home entertainment equipment installers & repairers. On average, full-time employees in the Electronic & precision equipment repair and maintenance Industry Group work 43.1 hours per week and have an average annual salary of $53,848. Part-time employees in the same industry work 24.8 hours and earn an average annual salary of $24,060.

The locations with the highest concentration of employees in the Electronic & precision equipment repair and maintenance Industry Group are Centre County PUMA, PA, Windham County PUMA, CT, and Bloomingdale (South), Wayne & Winfield (North) Townships PUMA, IL. The industry that purchases the most products or services from the Hospitals Industry Group is Electronic & precision equipment repair and maintenance.

Workforce

A snapshot of jobs, wages, and opportunities in the Electronic & precision equipment repair and maintenance Industry Group. Computer, automated teller, & office machine repairers are the most common position, but the Electronic & precision equipment repair and maintenance Industry Group employs a relatively high number of Computer, automated teller, & office machine repairers, compared to other industries. 

The highest average salary in Electronic & precision equipment repair and maintenance goes to Financial managers.

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Occupations by Share

103k

Workforce (BLS Estimate)

ACS Estimate: 99.1k

-9.63%

1 Year Growth

± 11.9%

The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that there were 103k people employed in the Electronic & precision equipment repair and maintenance Industry Group in 2018.

According to ACS estimates, the number of people employed in the Electronic & precision equipment repair and maintenance Industry Group has been declining at a rate of -9.63%, , from 110k people in 2017 to 99.1k people in 2018.

The following graphic shows the share of employment in Electronic & precision equipment repair and maintenance by various occupations according to ACS estimates. Computer, automated teller, & office machine repairers represent the largest share of positions held in Electronic & precision equipment repair and maintenance at 24.3%, followed by Radio & telecommunications equipment installers & repairers with 8% and Precision instrument & equipment repairers with 6.67%.

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Most Specialized

Compared to other Industry Groups, Electronic & precision equipment repair and maintenance employs an unusually high number of Computer, automated teller, & office machine repairers, Electronic home entertainment equipment installers & repairers, and Precision instrument & equipment repairers.

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Highest Paid

The highest paid occupations in Electronic & precision equipment repair and maintenance, by average wage, are Financial managers, Other managers, and Chief executives & legislators.

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Wages

Average Salary

$50,285

AVERAGE WAGE

± $3,816

On average, employees in the Electronic & precision equipment repair and maintenance Industry Group make $50,285 per year. This number makes Electronic & precision equipment repair and maintenance the 157 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 Electronic & precision equipment repair and maintenance Industry Group.

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Wage Distribution

0.379

WAGE GINI

Electronic & precision equipment repair and maintenance has a wage GINI of 0.379, which is less than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Electronic & precision equipment repair and 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 Electronic & precision equipment repair and maintenance Industry Group.

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

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Diversity

Demographic information on the Electronic & precision equipment repair and maintenance Industry Group in the US. Male employees tend to earn more than Female employees, with average respective salaries of $51,978 and $42,070. So too tend to earn more than other races and ethnicities in this industry.

Gender Composition

16.9k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

±3.19k

82.1k

MALE WORKFORCE

±7.03k

82.9% of workers in the Electronic & precision equipment repair and maintenance Industry Group are Male, making them the more common gender in the workforce. This chart shows the gender breakdown of the Electronic & precision equipment repair and maintenance Industry Group.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$51,978

AVERAGE MALE SALARY

±$4,250

$42,070

AVERAGE FEMALE SALARY

±$8,404

On average, Male workers in the Electronic & precision equipment repair and maintenance Industry Group make 1.24 times more than their Female counterparts. This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in the Electronic & precision equipment repair and maintenance Industry Group.

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Wage by Race & Ethnicity in Common Jobs

RACE OR ETHNICITY WITH THE HIGHEST AVERAGE SALARY

  1. Asian

  2. White

  3. Black

On average, Asian employees in the Electronic & precision equipment repair and maintenance Industry Group earn 1.22 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 Electronic & precision equipment repair and maintenance Industry Group.

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Input/Output

Estimates of the sources of the costs and the purchasers of the products in the Electronic & precision equipment repair and 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. Manufacturing has the highest single input, by dollars, to the Electronic & precision equipment repair and maintenance Industry Group, and the largest industry purchasing services from the Electronic & precision equipment repair and 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 Electronic & precision equipment repair and maintenance is from Other Services, Except Public Administration.

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Intermediate Inputs

The closest comparable data for Electronic & precision equipment repair and maintenance is from Other Services, Except Public Administration.

The Electronic & precision equipment repair and maintenance Industry Group gets the most input, by its share of the cost of all intermediate inputs, from the Manufacturing 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 Electronic & precision equipment repair and maintenance is from Other Services, Except Public Administration.

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

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Projections

Growth projections of the electronic equipment 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 6.89% in the next ten years. The electronic equipment repair and maintenance industry has a lower projected workforce growth at -0.4%. Its projected 10-year growth in output (2.6%) is lower than the projected national growth in output (22.9%).

Job Growth

For growth projections, the closest comparible industry reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics is electronic equipment repair and maintenance.

-0.4%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

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Output Growth

For growth projections, the closest comparible industry reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics is electronic equipment repair and maintenance.

2.6%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

This line chart shows the projected 10-year growth in output of the electronic equipment repair and maintenance industry.

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