Miscellaneous vehicle & mobile equipment mechanics, installers, & repairers

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Total Workforce

80k

Average Age

35.6

Estimated Job Growth

3.12%

10-year projection

Average Salary

$28,485

Average Male Salary

$28,545

Average Female Salary

$24,687

About

Miscellaneous vehicle & mobile equipment mechanics, installers, & repairers are most often employed by the Automotive parts, accessories, & tire stores  industry. The average yearly wage for Miscellaneous vehicle & mobile equipment mechanics, installers, & repairers was $28,485 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Miscellaneous vehicle & mobile equipment mechanics, installers, & repairers by wage are Dancers & choreographers, Firstline supervisors of food preparation & serving workers, and Military enlisted tactical operations & air/weapons specialists & crew members.

Miscellaneous vehicle & mobile equipment mechanics, installers, & repairers are part of the Installation, maintenance, & repair occupations, along with Firstline supervisors of mechanics, installers, & repairers, Computer, automated teller, & office machine repairers, Radio & telecommunications equipment installers & repairers, Avionics technicians, Electric motor, power tool, & related repairers, Electronic equipment installers & repairers, motor vehicles, Electronic home entertainment equipment installers & repairers, Security & fire alarm systems installers, Electrical & electronics repairers, transportation equipment, & industrial & utility, Aircraft mechanics & service technicians, Automotive body & related repairers, Automotive glass installers & repairers, Automotive service technicians & mechanics, Bus & truck mechanics & diesel engine specialists, Heavy vehicle & mobile equipment service technicians & mechanics, Small engine mechanics, Miscellaneous vehicle & mobile equipment mechanics, installers, & repairers, Control & valve installers & repairers, Heating, air conditioning, & refrigeration mechanics & installers, Home appliance repairers, Maintenance workers, machinery, Millwrights, Industrial & refractory machinery mechanics, Electrical powerline installers & repairers, Telecommunications line installers & repairers, Precision instrument & equipment repairers, Maintenance & repair workers, general, Coin, vending, & amusement machine servicers & repairers, Locksmiths & safe repairers, Riggers, Helpersinstallation, maintenance, & repair workers , and Miscellaneous installation, maintenance, & repair workers, including wind turbine service technicians

The top 3 locations that employ the most Miscellaneous vehicle & mobile equipment mechanics, installers, & repairers are Escondido City (East) PUMA, CA. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Miscellaneous vehicle & mobile equipment mechanics, installers, & repairers are Escondido City (East) PUMA, CA.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Miscellaneous vehicle & mobile equipment mechanics, installers, & repairers and on wages and locations for those in the field. Automotive parts, accessories, & tire stores is the industry that employs the most Miscellaneous vehicle & mobile equipment mechanics, installers, & repairers, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Miscellaneous vehicle & mobile equipment mechanics, installers, & repairers, by average wage, is Truck transportation. Miscellaneous vehicle & mobile equipment mechanics, installers, & repairers are paid most in Escondido City (East) PUMA, CA but are relatively concentrated in Escondido City (East) PUMA, CA.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$28,485

AVERAGE SALARY

± $1,658

In 2017, Miscellaneous vehicle & mobile equipment mechanics, installers, & repairers earned an average of $28,485, $23,579 less than than the average national salary of $52,065.

Military enlisted tactical operations & air/weapons specialists & crew members make somewhat more than Miscellaneous vehicle & mobile equipment mechanics, installers, & repairers while Dancers & choreographers make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Miscellaneous vehicle & mobile equipment mechanics, installers, & repairers as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.335

WAGE GINI

In 2017, Miscellaneous vehicle & mobile equipment mechanics, installers, & repairers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.335, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Miscellaneous vehicle & mobile equipment mechanics, installers, & repairers (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

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Spatial Concentration

PUMAs with a Relatively High Concentration of Miscellaneous vehicle & mobile equipment mechanics, installers, & repairers

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Miscellaneous vehicle & mobile equipment mechanics, installers, & repairers.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Miscellaneous vehicle & mobile equipment mechanics, installers, & repairers, by number of employees, are Automotive parts, accessories, & tire stores , Automotive repair & maintenance, and Sporting goods, and hobby & toy stores .

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Miscellaneous vehicle & mobile equipment mechanics, installers, & repairers, by average wage, are Truck transportation, Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment manufacturing, and Other motor vehicle dealers.

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Industries by Share

80k

2017 Workforce

± 6,944

-5.64%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 12.8%

The number of people employed as Miscellaneous vehicle & mobile equipment mechanics, installers, & repairers has been declining at a rate of -5.64%, from 84,814 people in 2016 to 80,030 people in 2017.

This graphic shows the share of Miscellaneous vehicle & mobile equipment mechanics, installers, & repairers employed by various industries. Automotive parts, accessories, & tire stores employs the largest share of Miscellaneous vehicle & mobile equipment mechanics, installers, & repairers at  37.4%, followed by Automotive repair & maintenance with 23.2% and Sporting goods, and hobby & toy stores  with 8.36%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Miscellaneous vehicle & mobile equipment mechanics, installers, & repairers in the US. The average age of male Miscellaneous vehicle & mobile equipment mechanics, installers, & repairers in the workforce is 35.6 and of female Miscellaneous vehicle & mobile equipment mechanics, installers, & repairers is 32.5, and the most common race/ethnicity for Miscellaneous vehicle & mobile equipment mechanics, installers, & repairers is White.

Gender Composition

78.8k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 6,890

1.23k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 860

98.5% of Miscellaneous vehicle & mobile equipment mechanics, installers, & repairers are Male, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Miscellaneous vehicle & mobile equipment mechanics, installers, & repairers.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Miscellaneous vehicle & mobile equipment mechanics, installers, & repairers

  1. White

  2. Other

  3. Black

77.9% of Miscellaneous vehicle & mobile equipment mechanics, installers, & repairers are White, making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 8.54% of Miscellaneous vehicle & mobile equipment mechanics, installers, & repairers, Other is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Miscellaneous vehicle & mobile equipment mechanics, installers, & repairers.

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Age by Gender

35.6

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 1.23

32.5

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 11

The median age of Miscellaneous vehicle & mobile equipment mechanics, installers, & repairers is 35.6, and Male employees are generally 3.15 years older than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Miscellaneous vehicle & mobile equipment mechanics, installers, & repairers from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Miscellaneous vehicle & mobile equipment mechanics, installers, & repairers is Business but a relatively high number of Miscellaneous vehicle & mobile equipment mechanics, 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.

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Miscellaneous vehicle & mobile equipment mechanics, installers, & repairers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Miscellaneous vehicle & mobile equipment mechanics, installers, & repairers need many skills, but most especially Repairing. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Miscellaneous vehicle & mobile equipment mechanics, 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 Miscellaneous vehicle & mobile equipment mechanics, installers, & repairers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 7.4%, but Miscellaneous vehicle & mobile equipment mechanics, installers, & repairers are expected to see a growth of 3.12% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow slower than the national average.

Job Growth

3.12%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

7.4%

NATIONAL AVERAGE

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

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