Occupational Employment Statistics

Occupational Employment and Wages, 2002

49-2097 Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers

Repair, adjust, or install audio or television receivers, stereo systems, camcorders, video systems, or other electronic home entertainment equipment.

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National estimates for this occupation: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
30,600 4.0 % $14.01 $29,150 0.9 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $8.18 $10.20 $13.08 $17.00 $21.48
Annual Wage (2) $17,020 $21,210 $27,200 $35,360 $44,680

Industry profile for this occupation: Top

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage Employment rank Wage rank
Electronics and appliance stores 10,770 $13.59 $28,260 1 24
Electronic equipment repair and maintenance 5,840 $13.16 $27,380 2 26
Building equipment contractors 1,510 $13.86 $28,820 3 20
Auto parts, accessories, and tire stores 1,440 $12.57 $26,150 4 31
Electric goods merchant wholesalers 1,160 $18.08 $37,610 5 3

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage Employment rank Wage rank
Elementary and secondary schools 70 $20.32 $42,270 19 1
Investigation and security services 70 $18.59 $38,660 20 2
Electric goods merchant wholesalers 1,160 $18.08 $37,610 5 3
Commercial equip. merchant wholesalers 70 $17.96 $37,350 21 4
Other general merchandise stores 40 $17.92 $37,280 22 5

State profile for this occupation: Top

States with the highest concentration of workers in this occupation:

State Employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage Percent of State employment Wage rank within State
Utah 1,010 $14.31 $29,770 0.097% 340
Nebraska 400 $12.87 $26,770 0.046% 360
North Dakota 140 $13.69 $28,470 0.045% 267
Colorado 880 $15.40 $32,030 0.041% 366
South Dakota 130 $12.44 $25,880 0.036% 277

Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage Percent of State employment Wage rank within State
Rhode Island 50 $20.50 $42,630 0.011% 182
Massachusetts 560 $17.37 $36,140 0.017% 373
Illinois 920 $16.91 $35,160 0.016% 361
New Hampshire 80 $16.60 $34,520 0.013% 260
Washington 770 $16.35 $34,010 0.030% 407

Metropolitan area profile for this occupation: Top

Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of workers in this occupation:

MSA Employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage Percent of MSA employment
Salt Lake City-Ogden, UT MSA 830 $14.07 $29,270 0.121%
Lincoln, NE MSA 170 $12.26 $25,500 0.117%
Tyler, TX MSA 80 $15.47 $32,190 0.096%
Pueblo, CO MSA 50 $10.79 $22,450 0.092%
Bellingham, WA MSA 50 $14.65 $30,470 0.075%

Top paying Metropolitan areas for this occupation:

MSA Employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage Percent of MSA employment
Columbia, SC MSA (6) $23.08 $48,010 (6)
Wilmington-Newark, DE-MD PMSA (6) $20.58 $42,810 (6)
Jersey City, NJ PMSA 40 $18.68 $38,850 0.016%
Chicago, IL PMSA 520 $18.47 $38,410 0.013%
Providence-Fall River-Warwick, RI-MA MSA 70 $18.32 $38,100 0.014%

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These estimates are calculated with data collected from employers in all industry sectors in metropolitan and non-metropolitan areas in every State and the District of Columbia. The top five employment and wage figures are provided above. The complete list is available in the downloadable Excel files(XLS).

Percentile wage estimates show the percentage of workers in an occupation that earn less than a given wage and the percentage that earn more. The median wage is the 50th percentile wage estimate—50 percent of workers earn less than the median and 50 percent of workers earn more than the median. More about percentile wages.


(1) Data for detailed occupations does not sum to the totals because the totals include data for occupations not shown separately. Estimates do not include self-employed workers.

(2) Annual wages have been calculated by multiplying the hourly mean wage by a "year-round, full-time" hours figure of 2,080 hours; for those occupations where there is not an hourly mean wage published, the annual wage has been directly calculated from the reported survey data.

(3) The relative standard error (RSE) is a measure of the reliability of a survey statistic. The smaller the relative standard error, the more precise the estimate.

(6) Estimates not released.

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Last Modified Date: November 26, 2003

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