Personal & household goods repair & maintenance

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Workforce
78k
2018 BLS Estimate
Average Employee Age
46
Average Salary
$37,840
Average Male Salary
$42,830
Average Female Salary
$23,714

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The top three occupations in the Personal & household goods repair & maintenance Industry Group are Home appliance repairers, Firstline supervisors of nonretail sales workers, Tailors, dressmakers, & sewers, Small engine mechanics, and Miscellaneous installation, maintenance, & repair workers, including wind turbine service technicians. On average, full-time employees in the Personal & household goods repair & maintenance Industry Group work 44 hours per week and have an average annual salary of $43,846. Part-time employees in the same industry work 21.2 hours and earn an average annual salary of $14,925.

The locations with the highest concentration of employees in the Personal & household goods repair & maintenance Industry Group are Jacksonville City (Arlington) PUMA, FL, Rutland, Bennington & Addison Counties PUMA, VT, and Indian River County PUMA, FL. 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.

Occupations

Occupations by Share

78k
Workforce (BLS Estimate)
ACS Estimate: 113k
-6.54%
1 Year Growth
± 10.9%

The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that there were 78k people employed in the Personal & household goods repair & maintenance Industry Group in 2018.

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 -6.54%, , from 121k people in 2017 to 113k people in 2018.

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 12.7%, followed by Firstline supervisors of nonretail sales workers with 8.61% and Tailors, dressmakers, & sewers with 8.53%.

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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, Furniture finishers, 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, Project management specialists, and Other assemblers and fabricators.

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Wages

Average Salary

$37,840
AVERAGE WAGE
± $2,977

On average, employees in the Personal & household goods repair & maintenance Industry Group make $37,840 per year. This number makes Personal & household goods repair & maintenance the 216 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

0.415
WAGE GINI

Personal & household goods repair & maintenance has a wage GINI of 0.415, which is less than than the national average of 0.479. 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 $42,830 and $23,714. So too tend to earn more than other races and ethnicities in this industry.

Gender Composition

29.6k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
±4.22k
83.7k
MALE WORKFORCE
±7.1k

73.9% 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

$42,830
AVERAGE MALE SALARY
±$3,840
$23,714
AVERAGE FEMALE SALARY
±$2,531

On average, Male workers in the Personal & household goods repair & maintenance Industry Group make 1.81 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. Asian
  2. White
  3. Other

On average, Asian employees in the Personal & household goods repair & maintenance Industry Group earn 1.34 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. Manufacturing 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 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 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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