Occupational Employment Statistics

May 2003 National Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations

SOC major groups



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. These and other data elements, including the 10th, 25th, 75th, and 90th percentile wages are available in the downloadable Excel files(XLS).

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Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
49-0000 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 5,226,080 $16.49 $17.41 $36,210 0.2 %
49-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 445,520 $23.37 $24.53 $51,020 0.3 %
49-2011 Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers 144,370 $16.24 $16.98 $35,310 0.7 %
49-2021 Radio Mechanics 6,890 $17.82 $18.80 $39,100 2.2 %
49-2022 Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers 195,500 $23.19 $22.31 $46,400 0.4 %
49-2091 Avionics Technicians 21,420 $20.73 $20.98 $43,630 0.9 %
49-2092 Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers 26,070 $15.53 $16.19 $33,660 1.3 %
49-2093 Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment 17,370 $18.89 $18.91 $39,330 1.7 %
49-2094 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment 83,820 $20.29 $19.96 $41,520 0.9 %
49-2095 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay 20,700 $25.02 $24.28 $50,500 0.9 %
49-2096 Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles 14,590 $12.64 $13.64 $28,360 1.6 %
49-2097 Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers 33,340 $13.14 $14.10 $29,330 1.2 %
49-2098 Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers 46,850 $16.00 $16.81 $34,960 1.8 %
49-3011 Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians 117,180 $20.94 $21.37 $44,460 1.2 %
49-3021 Automotive Body and Related Repairers 173,590 $15.93 $17.19 $35,760 0.7 %
49-3022 Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers 18,550 $13.06 $13.61 $28,320 1.8 %
49-3023 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 690,780 $14.97 $16.02 $33,320 0.4 %
49-3031 Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 248,450 $16.81 $17.27 $35,930 0.4 %
49-3041 Farm Equipment Mechanics 33,310 $13.21 $13.58 $28,240 0.7 %
49-3042 Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines 115,090 $17.69 $18.07 $37,590 0.4 %
49-3043 Rail Car Repairers 15,810 $19.04 $18.52 $38,530 1.3 %
49-3051 Motorboat Mechanics 18,890 $14.02 $14.63 $30,420 0.8 %
49-3052 Motorcycle Mechanics 13,690 $13.29 $14.06 $29,250 0.9 %
49-3053 Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics 24,740 $11.93 $12.46 $25,920 1.1 %
49-3091 Bicycle Repairers 6,870 $9.63 $9.99 $20,780 1.8 %
49-3092 Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians 12,520 $13.11 $13.83 $28,770 0.8 %
49-3093 Tire Repairers and Changers 82,340 $10.02 $10.72 $22,300 1.5 %
49-9011 Mechanical Door Repairers 10,860 $14.24 $15.75 $32,760 3.0 %
49-9012 Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door 37,840 $20.45 $20.34 $42,310 0.9 %
49-9021 Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers 212,200 $16.90 $17.69 $36,790 0.6 %
49-9031 Home Appliance Repairers 37,510 $14.37 $15.17 $31,550 1.2 %
49-9041 Industrial Machinery Mechanics 192,300 $18.48 $19.06 $39,640 0.4 %
49-9042 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 1,230,880 $14.33 $15.05 $31,300 0.4 %
49-9043 Maintenance Workers, Machinery 89,160 $15.86 $16.41 $34,130 0.5 %
49-9044 Millwrights 64,910 $20.38 $20.74 $43,150 0.9 %
49-9045 Refractory Materials Repairers, Except Brickmasons 3,390 $17.74 $18.29 $38,030 2.5 %
49-9051 Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers 95,190 $23.54 $22.82 $47,460 0.8 %
49-9052 Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers 148,060 $19.01 $19.02 $39,560 0.8 %
49-9061 Camera and Photographic Equipment Repairers 4,640 $15.01 $15.81 $32,890 4.9 %
49-9062 Medical Equipment Repairers 23,500 $18.25 $18.91 $39,330 1.9 %
49-9063 Musical Instrument Repairers and Tuners 5,550 $13.89 $16.10 $33,490 7.3 %
49-9064 Watch Repairers 3,700 $13.16 $14.68 $30,540 2.9 %
49-9091 Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers 35,370 $13.36 $13.77 $28,650 1.1 %
49-9092 Commercial Divers 2,690 $16.48 $18.27 $38,000 3.6 %
49-9093 Fabric Menders, Except Garment 1,720 $12.70 $14.14 $29,410 1.7 %
49-9094 Locksmiths and Safe Repairers 19,340 $13.83 $14.68 $30,540 1.0 %
49-9095 Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers 13,160 $11.23 $11.65 $24,230 1.8 %
49-9096 Riggers 12,550 $16.25 $17.07 $35,510 1.7 %
49-9097 Signal and Track Switch Repairers 8,680 $21.01 $21.32 $44,350 1.3 %
49-9098 Helpers—Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers 148,890 $10.21 $11.25 $23,400 0.5 %

About May 2003 National, State, and Metropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

Estimates for residual, "All Other", occupations are not available.

(1) Estimates for detailed occupations do not sum to the totals because the totals include 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.


National OES estimates by SOC major group



May 2003 National Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2003 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2003 Metropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2003 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

List of Occupations in SOC Code Number Order

List of Occupations in Alphabetical Order

Download May 2003 Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates in Zipped Excel files

Technical notes

Last Modified Date: May 7, 2004

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