Miscellaneous vehicle & mobile equipment mechanics, installers, & repairers

Detailed Occupation

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2020 Workforce
84.7k
Average Age
34.8
Average Salary
$30,138
Average Male Salary
$30,234
Average Female Salary
$27,193

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 $30,138 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Miscellaneous vehicle & mobile equipment mechanics, installers, & repairers by wage are Doortodoor sales workers, news & street vendors, & related workers, Textile machine setters, operators, and tenders, and Packaging & filling machine operators & tenders.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Miscellaneous vehicle & mobile equipment mechanics, installers, & repairers are Mount Pleasant Town PUMA, SC, Oakland County (Central) PUMA, MI, and Thornton & Federal Heights Cities PUMA, CO. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Miscellaneous vehicle & mobile equipment mechanics, installers, & repairers are Mount Pleasant Town PUMA, SC, Oakland County (Central) PUMA, MI, and Harrison, Upshur & Marion Counties PUMA, TX.

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 Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment manufacturing. Miscellaneous vehicle & mobile equipment mechanics, installers, & repairers are paid most in Brazos Valley COG (Outside Brazos County) & Milam County PUMA, TX but are relatively concentrated in Mount Pleasant Town PUMA, SC.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$30,138
AVERAGE SALARY
± $1,963

In 2020, Miscellaneous vehicle & mobile equipment mechanics, installers, & repairers earned an average of $30,138, $25,816 less than than the average national salary of $55,954.

Textile machine setters, operators, and tenders make somewhat more than Miscellaneous vehicle & mobile equipment mechanics, installers, & repairers while Doortodoor sales workers, news & street vendors, & related workers 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

0.365
WAGE GINI

In 2015, Miscellaneous vehicle & mobile equipment mechanics, installers, & repairers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.365, which is lower than than the national average of 0.478. 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

Highest Paying

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

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Industries by Share

84.7k
2020 Workforce
± 7,144
2.85%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 11.7%

The number of people employed as Miscellaneous vehicle & mobile equipment mechanics, installers, & repairers has been growing at a rate of 2.85%, from 82,365 people in 2019 to 84,715 people in 2020.

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  37.8%, followed by Automotive repair & maintenance with 24.1% and Sporting goods, and hobby & toy stores  with 9.97%.

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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 34.9 and of female Miscellaneous vehicle & mobile equipment mechanics, installers, & repairers is 31.5, and the most common race/ethnicity for Miscellaneous vehicle & mobile equipment mechanics, installers, & repairers is White (Non-Hispanic).

Composition by Sex

82k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 7,030
2.68k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 1,270

96.8% of Miscellaneous vehicle & mobile equipment mechanics, installers, & repairers are Male, making them the more common sex in the occupation. This chart shows the sex 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 (Non-Hispanic)
  2. White (Hispanic)
  3. Black (Non-Hispanic)

60.5% of Miscellaneous vehicle & mobile equipment mechanics, installers, & repairers are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 14% of Miscellaneous vehicle & mobile equipment mechanics, installers, & repairers, White (Hispanic) 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 Sex

34.9
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 1.16
31.5
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 6.05

The median age of Miscellaneous vehicle & mobile equipment mechanics, installers, & repairers is 34.8, and Male employees are generally 3.38 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 Engineering Technologies.

Majors

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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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