Personal & household goods repair & maintenance

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Workforce
78.6k
2019 BLS Estimate
Average Employee Age
45.8
Estimated Job Growth
−15.4%
10-Year Projection
Average Salary
$40,089
Average Male Salary
$44,812
Average Female Salary
$27,074

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The top three occupations in the Personal & household goods repair & maintenance Industry Group are Home appliance repairers, Small engine mechanics, Tailors, dressmakers, & sewers, Firstline supervisors of nonretail sales workers, and Upholsterers. On average, full-time employees in the Personal & household goods repair & maintenance Industry Group work 43.9 hours per week and have an average annual salary of $46,471. Part-time employees in the same industry work 21.8 hours and earn an average annual salary of $14,436.

The locations with the highest concentration of employees in the Personal & household goods repair & maintenance Industry Group are Marion County (North) PUMA, FL, Charleston City PUMA, SC, and Maui, Kalawao & Kauai Counties PUMA, HI. The industry that purchases the most products or services from the Hospitals Industry Group is Personal & household goods repair & maintenance.

Workforce

A snapshot of jobs, wages, and opportunities in the Personal & household goods repair & maintenance Industry Group. Home appliance repairers are the most common position, but the Personal & household goods repair & maintenance Industry Group employs a relatively high number of Home appliance repairers, compared to other industries. 

The highest average salary in Personal & household goods repair & maintenance goes to Chief executives & legislators.

Monthly Employment

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14.5%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 8.7k people employed in the Personal and Household Goods Repair and Maintenance industry. This represents a 14.5% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

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Occupations

Occupations by Share

78.6k
Workforce (BLS Estimate)
ACS Estimate: 112k
−0.781%
1 Year Growth
± 10.4%

The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that there were 78.6k people employed in the Personal & household goods repair & maintenance Industry Group in 2019.

According to ACS estimates, the number of people employed in the Personal & household goods repair & maintenance Industry Group has been declining at a rate of −0.781%, , from 113k people in 2018 to 112k people in 2019.

The following graphic shows the share of employment in Personal & household goods repair & maintenance by various occupations according to ACS estimates. Home appliance repairers represent the largest share of positions held in Personal & household goods repair & maintenance at 14%, followed by Small engine mechanics with 8.89% and Tailors, dressmakers, & sewers with 8.68%.

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Most Common

The most common occupations in the Personal & household goods repair & maintenance Industry Group, by number of employees, are Home appliance repairers, Small engine mechanics, Tailors, dressmakers, & sewers, Firstline supervisors of nonretail sales workers, and Upholsterers.

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Most Specialized

Compared to other Industry Groups, Personal & household goods repair & maintenance employs an unusually high number of Home appliance repairers, Shoe & leather workers, and Small engine mechanics.

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Highest Paid

The highest paid occupations in Personal & household goods repair & maintenance, by average wage, are Chief executives & legislators, Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers, and Heating, air conditioning, & refrigeration mechanics & installers.

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Wages

Average Salary

$40,089
AVERAGE WAGE
± $3,296

On average, employees in the Personal & household goods repair & maintenance Industry Group make $40,089 per year. This number makes Personal & household goods repair & maintenance the 210 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 Personal & household goods repair & maintenance Industry Group.

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Wage Distribution

0.41
WAGE GINI

Personal & household goods repair & maintenance has a wage GINI of 0.41, which is less than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Personal & household goods 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 Personal & household goods repair & maintenance Industry Group.

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

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Diversity

Demographic information on the Personal & household goods repair & maintenance Industry Group in the US. Male employees tend to earn more than Female employees, with average respective salaries of $44,812 and $27,074. So too tend to earn more than other races and ethnicities in this industry.

Gender Composition

29.9k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
±4.25k
82.4k
MALE WORKFORCE
±7.05k

73.4% of workers in the Personal & household goods repair & maintenance Industry Group are Male, making them the more common gender in the workforce. This chart shows the gender breakdown of the Personal & household goods repair & maintenance Industry Group.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$44,812
AVERAGE MALE SALARY
±$4,267
$27,074
AVERAGE FEMALE SALARY
±$3,217

On average, Male workers in the Personal & household goods repair & maintenance Industry Group make 1.66 times more than their Female counterparts. This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in the Personal & household goods repair & maintenance Industry Group.

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Wage by Race & Ethnicity in Common Jobs

RACE OR ETHNICITY WITH THE HIGHEST AVERAGE SALARY
  1. Black
  2. Two or More Races
  3. Asian

On average, Black employees in the Personal & household goods repair & maintenance Industry Group earn 1.63 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 Personal & household goods 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 Personal & household goods 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 Personal & household goods repair & maintenance Industry Group, and the largest industry purchasing services from the Personal & household goods 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 Personal & household goods repair & maintenance is from Other Services, Except Public Administration.
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Intermediate Inputs

The closest comparable data for Personal & household goods repair & maintenance is from Other Services, Except Public Administration.

The Personal & household goods 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 Personal & household goods 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 Personal & household goods repair & maintenance Industry Group in order to produce other goods and services. Purchases of the Personal & household goods 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 Household goods 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 Household goods repair and maintenance industry has a lower projected workforce growth at −15.4%. Its projected 10-year growth in output (25.9%) 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 Household goods repair and maintenance.
−15.4%
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 Household goods repair and maintenance. This industry is expected to grow less 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 Household goods repair and maintenance.
25.9%
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10-year Projection

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