Maintenance workers, machinery

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Total Workforce

26.1k

Average Age

43.5

Estimated Job Growth

5.57%

10-year projection

Average Salary

$49,670

Average Male Salary

$48,937

Average Female Salary

$61,580

About

Maintenance workers, machinery are most often employed by the Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment manufacturing industry. The average yearly wage for Maintenance workers, machinery was $49,670 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Maintenance workers, machinery by wage are Meeting, convention, & event planners, Photographic process workers & processing machine operators, and Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, & steamfitters.

Maintenance workers, machinery 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 Maintenance workers, machinery are . The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Maintenance workers, machinery are .

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Maintenance workers, machinery and on wages and locations for those in the field. Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment manufacturing is the industry that employs the most Maintenance workers, machinery, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Maintenance workers, machinery, by average wage, is Iron & steel mills & steel product manufacturing. Maintenance workers, machinery are paid most in Jackson, Hocking, Pike & Vinton Counties PUMA, OH but are relatively concentrated in false.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$49,670

AVERAGE SALARY

± $4,931

In 2017, Maintenance workers, machinery earned an average of $49,670, $2,395 less than than the average national salary of $52,065.

Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, & steamfitters make somewhat more than Maintenance workers, machinery while Meeting, convention, & event planners make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Maintenance workers, machinery as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

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WAGE GINI

In 2017, Maintenance workers, machinery had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.245, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Maintenance workers, machinery (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 Maintenance workers, machinery.

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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 Maintenance workers, machinery.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Maintenance workers, machinery, by number of employees, are Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment manufacturing, Construction, and Printing & related support activities.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Maintenance workers, machinery, by average wage, are Iron & steel mills & steel product manufacturing, Industrial & miscellaneous chemicals, and Coal mining.

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Industries by Share

26.1k

2017 Workforce

± 3,965

-5.8%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 22.5%

The number of people employed as Maintenance workers, machinery has been declining at a rate of -5.8%, from 27,694 people in 2016 to 26,088 people in 2017.

This graphic shows the share of Maintenance workers, machinery employed by various industries. Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment manufacturing employs the largest share of Maintenance workers, machinery at  6.6%, followed by Construction with 5.34% and Printing & related support activities with 3.75%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Maintenance workers, machinery in the US. The average age of male Maintenance workers, machinery in the workforce is 43.4 and of female Maintenance workers, machinery is 46.4, and the most common race/ethnicity for Maintenance workers, machinery is White.

Gender Composition

24.6k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 3,849

1.51k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 955

94.2% of Maintenance workers, machinery are Male, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Maintenance workers, machinery.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Maintenance workers, machinery

  1. White

  2. Black

  3. Other

85.1% of Maintenance workers, machinery are White, making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 6.79% of Maintenance workers, machinery, Black is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Maintenance workers, machinery.

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Age by Gender

43.4

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 2.2

46.4

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 8.17

The median age of Maintenance workers, machinery is 43.5, and Male employees are generally 3.08 years younger than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Maintenance workers, machinery from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Maintenance workers, machinery is Engineering but a relatively high number of Maintenance workers, machinery hold a major in Engineering.

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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MOST SPECIALIZED MAJORS

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Skills

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

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Growth Projections

Projections on wages and job growth for Maintenance workers, machinery from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 7.4%, but Maintenance workers, machinery are expected to see a growth of 5.57% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow slower than the national average.

Job Growth

5.57%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

7.4%

NATIONAL AVERAGE

This line chart shows the 10-year projected employment growth (from 2016 to 2026) for Maintenance workers, machinery. This profession is expected to grow lower than 7.4%, the average rate of national job growth.

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