Small engine mechanics

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2019 Workforce
41.4k
Average Age
43.2
Average Salary
$39,096
Average Male Salary
N/A
Average Female Salary
N/A

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Small engine mechanics are most often employed by the Other motor vehicle dealers industry. The average yearly wage for Small engine mechanics was $39,096 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Small engine mechanics by wage are Carpet, floor, & tile installers & finishers, Counselors, all other, and Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Small engine mechanics are . The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Small engine mechanics are .

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Small engine mechanics and on wages and locations for those in the field. Other motor vehicle dealers is the industry that employs the most Small engine mechanics, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Small engine mechanics, by average wage, is Automotive repair & maintenance. Small engine mechanics are paid most in Grand Rapids City PUMA, MN but are relatively concentrated in false.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$39,096
AVERAGE SALARY
± $2,968

In 2019, Small engine mechanics earned an average of $39,096, $16,428 less than than the average national salary of $55,524.

Carpet, floor, & tile installers & finishers make somewhat more than Small engine mechanics while Counselors, all other make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Small engine mechanics as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

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WAGE GINI

In 2015, Small engine mechanics had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.316, which is lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Small engine mechanics (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

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Small engine mechanics.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Small engine mechanics, by number of employees, are Other motor vehicle dealers, Personal & household goods repair & maintenance, and Lawn & garden equipment & supplies stores.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Small engine mechanics, by average wage, are Automotive repair & maintenance, Other motor vehicle dealers, and Landscaping services.

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Industries by Share

41.4k
2019 Workforce
± 4,997
30.2%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 14%

The number of people employed as Small engine mechanics has been growing at a rate of 30.2%, from 31,815 people in 2018 to 41,439 people in 2019.

This graphic shows the share of Small engine mechanics employed by various industries. Other motor vehicle dealers employs the largest share of Small engine mechanics at  27.8%, followed by Personal & household goods repair & maintenance with 24.1% and Lawn & garden equipment & supplies stores with 10.5%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Small engine mechanics in the US. The average age of male Small engine mechanics in the workforce is N/A and of female Small engine mechanics is N/A, and the most common race/ethnicity for Small engine mechanics is White (Non-Hispanic).

Gender Composition

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MALE WORKFORCE
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FEMALE WORKFORCE
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N/A% of Small engine mechanics are N/A, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Small engine mechanics.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Small engine mechanics
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
  2. White (Hispanic)
  3. Black (Non-Hispanic)

81.9% of Small engine mechanics are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 11.8% of Small engine mechanics, White (Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Small engine mechanics.

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Age by Gender

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AVERAGE MALE AGE
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AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± N/A

The median age of Small engine mechanics is 43.2, and Male employees are generally N/A years N/A than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Small engine mechanics from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Small engine mechanics is Business but a relatively high number of Small engine mechanics hold a major in Business.

Majors

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Skills

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

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