Elevator installers & repairers

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Total Workforce

22.7k

Average Age

44.3

Estimated Job Growth

12.2%

10-year projection

Average Salary

$90,743

Average Male Salary

N/A

Average Female Salary

N/A

About

Elevator installers & repairers are most often employed by the Construction industry. The average yearly wage for Elevator installers & repairers was $90,743 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Elevator installers & repairers by wage are Marine engineers & naval architects, Air traffic controllers & airfield operations specialists, and Biomedical & agricultural engineers.

Elevator installers & repairers are part of the Construction & Extraction Occupations, along with Firstline supervisors of construction trades & extraction workers, Boilermakers, Carpenters, Carpet, floor, & tile installers & finishers, Cement masons, concrete finishers, & terrazzo workers, Construction laborers, Paving, surfacing, & tamping equipment operators, Construction equipment operators except paving, surfacing, & tamping equipment operators, Drywall installers, ceiling tile installers, & tapers, Electricians, Glaziers, Insulation workers, Painters & paperhangers, Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, & steamfitters, Plasterers & stucco masons, Roofers, Sheet metal workers, Structural iron & steel workers, Brickmasons, blockmasons, stonemasons, & reinforcing iron & rebar workers, Helpers, construction trades, Construction & building inspectors, Elevator installers & repairers, Fence erectors, Hazardous materials removal workers, Highway maintenance workers, Railtrack laying & maintenance equipment operators, Earth drillers, except oil & gas, Explosives workers, ordnance handling experts, & blasters, Mining machine operators, Miscellaneous extraction workers, including roof bolters & helpers, Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining, and Miscellaneous construction workers, including solar photovoltaic installers, septic tank servicers & sewer pipe cleaners

The top 3 locations that employ the most Elevator installers & repairers are . The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Elevator installers & repairers are .

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Elevator installers & repairers and on wages and locations for those in the field. Construction is the industry that employs the most Elevator installers & repairers, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Elevator installers & repairers, by average wage, is Construction. Elevator installers & repairers are paid most in false but are relatively concentrated in false.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$90,743

AVERAGE SALARY

± $10,303

In 2017, Elevator installers & repairers earned an average of $90,743, $38,678 more than than the average national salary of $52,065.

Air traffic controllers & airfield operations specialists make somewhat more than Elevator installers & repairers while Marine engineers & naval architects make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Elevator installers & repairers as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.247

WAGE GINI

In 2017, Elevator installers & repairers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.247, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Elevator installers & repairers (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

This map shows the Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States shaded by average annual wage for Elevator installers & repairers.

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Spatial Concentration

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Elevator installers & repairers.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Elevator installers & repairers, by number of employees, are Construction, Machinery manufacturing, n.e.c. or not specified, and Real estate.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Elevator installers & repairers, by average wage, are Construction, Machinery manufacturing, n.e.c. or not specified, and Machinery, equipment, & supplies merchant wholesalers .

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Industries by Share

22.7k

2017 Workforce

± 3,698

-7.56%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 24.5%

The number of people employed as Elevator installers & repairers has been declining at a rate of -7.56%, from 24,552 people in 2016 to 22,697 people in 2017.

This graphic shows the share of Elevator installers & repairers employed by various industries. Construction employs the largest share of Elevator installers & repairers at  80.9%, followed by Machinery manufacturing, n.e.c. or not specified with 8.12% and Real estate with 3.34%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Elevator installers & repairers in the US. The average age of male Elevator installers & repairers in the workforce is N/A and of female Elevator installers & repairers is N/A, and the most common race/ethnicity for Elevator installers & repairers is White.

Gender Composition

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MALE WORKFORCE

± N/A

N/A

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± N/A

N/A% of Elevator installers & repairers are N/A, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Elevator installers & repairers.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Elevator installers & repairers

  1. White

  2. Black

  3. Other

80.1% of Elevator installers & repairers are White, making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 9.22% of Elevator installers & repairers, Black is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Elevator installers & repairers.

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Age by Gender

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AVERAGE MALE AGE

± N/A

N/A

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± N/A

The median age of Elevator installers & repairers is 44.3, and Male employees are generally N/A years N/A than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Elevator installers & repairers from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Elevator installers & repairers is Business but a relatively high number of Elevator installers & repairers hold a major in Business.

Majors

ACS PUMS data only shows the major for bachelor's degrees. However, we can filter the data based on highest degree obtained.

MOST COMMON MAJORS

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  2. false

MOST SPECIALIZED MAJORS

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Elevator installers & repairers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Elevator installers & repairers need many skills, but most especially Troubleshooting, Repairing, and Equipment Maintenance. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Elevator installers & repairers need more than the average amount of Installation, Repairing, and Equipment Maintenance.

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Growth Projections

Projections on wages and job growth for Elevator installers & repairers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 7.4%, but Elevator installers & repairers are expected to see a growth of 12.2% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow higher than the national average.

Job Growth

12.2%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

7.4%

NATIONAL AVERAGE

This line chart shows the 10-year projected employment growth (from 2016 to 2026) for Elevator installers & repairers. This profession is expected to grow faster than 7.4%, the average rate of national job growth.

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