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

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Total Workforce

15.7k

Average Age

38.5

Estimated Job Growth

2.34%

10-year projection

Average Salary

$55,479

Average Male Salary

$56,600

Average Female Salary

$34,425

About

Electrical & electronics repairers, transportation equipment, & industrial & utility are most often employed by the Electric power generation, transmission & distribution industry. The average yearly wage for Electrical & electronics repairers, transportation equipment, & industrial & utility was $55,479 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Electrical & electronics repairers, transportation equipment, & industrial & utility by wage are Heavy vehicle & mobile equipment service technicians & mechanics, Structural iron & steel workers, and Designers.

Electrical & electronics repairers, transportation equipment, & industrial & utility 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 Electrical & electronics repairers, transportation equipment, & industrial & utility are Norfolk City (Northeast) PUMA, VA 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 and San Diego City (Central/Centre City & Balboa Park) PUMA, CA.

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. Electric power generation, transmission & distribution 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 power generation, transmission & distribution. Electrical & electronics repairers, transportation equipment, & industrial & utility are paid most in Jacksonville City (Beaches) PUMA, FL but are relatively concentrated in Norfolk City (Northeast) PUMA, VA.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$55,479

AVERAGE SALARY

± $6,289

In 2017, Electrical & electronics repairers, transportation equipment, & industrial & utility earned an average of $55,479, $3,414 more than than the average national salary of $52,065.

Heavy vehicle & mobile equipment service technicians & mechanics make somewhat more than Electrical & electronics repairers, transportation equipment, & industrial & utility while Structural iron & steel workers 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

0.321

WAGE GINI

In 2016, Electrical & electronics repairers, transportation equipment, & industrial & utility had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.321, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. 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

Most Common

The most common industries employing Electrical & electronics repairers, transportation equipment, & industrial & utility, by number of employees, are Electric power generation, transmission & distribution, U. S. Navy, and National security & international affairs.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Electrical & electronics repairers, transportation equipment, & industrial & utility, by average wage, are Electric power generation, transmission & distribution, Construction, and Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment manufacturing.

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Industries by Share

15.7k

2017 Workforce

± 3,079

-210%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 33.2%

The number of people employed as Electrical & electronics repairers, transportation equipment, & industrial & utility has been declining at a rate of -210%, from 19,909 people in 2016 to 15,727 people in 2017.

This graphic shows the share of Electrical & electronics repairers, transportation equipment, & industrial & utility employed by various industries. Electric power generation, transmission & distribution employs the largest share of Electrical & electronics repairers, transportation equipment, & industrial & utility at  19.7%, followed by U. S. Navy with 15.6% and National security & international affairs with 9.27%.

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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 38.5 and of female Electrical & electronics repairers, transportation equipment, & industrial & utility is 38, and the most common race/ethnicity for Electrical & electronics repairers, transportation equipment, & industrial & utility is White.

Gender Composition

14.9k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 3,000

795

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 692

94.9% of Electrical & electronics repairers, transportation equipment, & industrial & utility are Male, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender 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

  2. Black

81.9% of Electrical & electronics repairers, transportation equipment, & industrial & utility are White, making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 18.1% of Electrical & electronics repairers, transportation equipment, & industrial & utility, Black 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 Gender

38.5

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 2.84

38

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 14.4

The median age of Electrical & electronics repairers, transportation equipment, & industrial & utility is 38.5, and Male employees are generally 0.595 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 false but a relatively high number of Electrical & electronics repairers, transportation equipment, & industrial & utility hold a major in false.

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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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 Quality Control Analysis, Operation Monitoring, and Repairing. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Electrical & electronics repairers, transportation equipment, & industrial & utility need more than the average amount of Repairing, Equipment Maintenance, and Troubleshooting.

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Growth Projections

Projections on wages and job growth for Electrical & electronics repairers, transportation equipment, & industrial & utility from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 7.4%, but Electrical & electronics repairers, transportation equipment, & industrial & utility are expected to see a growth of 2.34% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow slower than the national average.

Job Growth

2.34%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

7.4%

NATIONAL AVERAGE

This line chart shows the 10-year projected employment growth (from 2016 to 2026) for Electrical & electronics repairers, transportation equipment, & industrial & utility. This profession is expected to grow lower than 7.4%, the average rate of national job growth.

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