Electrical & electronics repairers, transportation equipment, & industrial & utility

Detailed Occupation

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2020 Workforce
31.2k
Average Age
36.1
Average Salary
$53,513
Average Male Salary
$54,154
Average Female Salary
$42,649

About

Electrical & electronics repairers, transportation equipment, & industrial & utility are most often employed by the U. S. Navy industry. The average yearly wage for Electrical & electronics repairers, transportation equipment, & industrial & utility was $53,513 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Electrical & electronics repairers, transportation equipment, & industrial & utility by wage are Construction equipment operators, Water & wastewater treatment plant & system operators, and Photographic process workers & processing machine operators.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Electrical & electronics repairers, transportation equipment, & industrial & utility are Norfolk City (Northeast) PUMA, VA, Escambia County (South) PUMA, FL, and San Diego City (Central/Centre City & Balboa Park) PUMA, CA. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Electrical & electronics repairers, transportation equipment, & industrial & utility are Norfolk City (Northeast) PUMA, VA, Escambia County (South) PUMA, FL, and Yuma City PUMA, AZ.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Electrical & electronics repairers, transportation equipment, & industrial & utility and on wages and locations for those in the field. U. S. Navy is the industry that employs the most Electrical & electronics repairers, transportation equipment, & industrial & utility, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Electrical & electronics repairers, transportation equipment, & industrial & utility, by average wage, is Electric & gas, and other combinations. Electrical & electronics repairers, transportation equipment, & industrial & utility are paid most in Cedar City PUMA, UT but are relatively concentrated in Norfolk City (Northeast) PUMA, VA.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$53,513
AVERAGE SALARY
± $5,066

In 2020, Electrical & electronics repairers, transportation equipment, & industrial & utility earned an average of $53,513, $2,441 less than than the average national salary of $55,954.

Photographic process workers & processing machine operators make somewhat more than Electrical & electronics repairers, transportation equipment, & industrial & utility while Construction equipment operators make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Electrical & electronics repairers, transportation equipment, & industrial & utility as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.312
WAGE GINI

In 2015, Electrical & electronics repairers, transportation equipment, & industrial & utility had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.312, which is lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Electrical & electronics repairers, transportation equipment, & industrial & utility (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 Electrical & electronics repairers, transportation equipment, & industrial & utility.

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Spatial Concentration

PUMAs with a Relatively High Concentration of Electrical & electronics repairers, transportation equipment, & industrial & utility

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Electrical & electronics repairers, transportation equipment, & industrial & utility.

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Industries

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Electrical & electronics repairers, transportation equipment, & industrial & utility, by average wage, are Electric & gas, and other combinations, Administration of economic programs & space research, and Electric power generation, transmission & distribution.

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Industries by Share

31.2k
2020 Workforce
± 4,336
3.59%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 19.1%

The number of people employed as Electrical & electronics repairers, transportation equipment, & industrial & utility has been growing at a rate of 3.59%, from 30,121 people in 2019 to 31,203 people in 2020.

This graphic shows the share of Electrical & electronics repairers, transportation equipment, & industrial & utility employed by various industries. U. S. Navy employs the largest share of Electrical & electronics repairers, transportation equipment, & industrial & utility at  16.1%, followed by Electric power generation, transmission & distribution with 15.2% and Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment manufacturing with 8.74%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Electrical & electronics repairers, transportation equipment, & industrial & utility in the US. The average age of male Electrical & electronics repairers, transportation equipment, & industrial & utility in the workforce is 36.2 and of female Electrical & electronics repairers, transportation equipment, & industrial & utility is 34.5, and the most common race/ethnicity for Electrical & electronics repairers, transportation equipment, & industrial & utility is White (Non-Hispanic).

Composition by Sex

29.5k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 4,214
1.74k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 1,024

94.4% of Electrical & electronics repairers, transportation equipment, & industrial & utility are Male, making them the more common sex in the occupation. This chart shows the sex breakdown of Electrical & electronics repairers, transportation equipment, & industrial & utility.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Electrical & electronics repairers, transportation equipment, & industrial & utility
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
  2. Black (Non-Hispanic)
  3. White (Hispanic)

68.8% of Electrical & electronics repairers, transportation equipment, & industrial & utility are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 10.1% of Electrical & electronics repairers, transportation equipment, & industrial & utility, Black (Non-Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Electrical & electronics repairers, transportation equipment, & industrial & utility.

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Age by Sex

36.2
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 1.89
34.5
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 6.99

The median age of Electrical & electronics repairers, transportation equipment, & industrial & utility is 36.1, and Male employees are generally 1.67 years older than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Electrical & electronics repairers, transportation equipment, & industrial & utility from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Electrical & electronics repairers, transportation equipment, & industrial & utility is Engineering but a relatively high number of Electrical & electronics repairers, transportation equipment, & industrial & utility hold a major in Engineering Technologies.

Majors

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Electrical & electronics repairers, transportation equipment, & industrial & utility from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Electrical & electronics repairers, transportation equipment, & industrial & utility need many skills, but most especially Operation Monitoring, Quality Control Analysis, and Repairing. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Electrical & electronics repairers, transportation equipment, & industrial & utility need more than the average amount of Installation, Repairing, and Equipment Maintenance.

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