Occupational Employment Statistics

Occupational Employment and Wages, November 2003

49-2011 Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers

Repair, maintain, or install computers, word processing systems, automated teller machines, and electronic office machines, such as duplicating and fax machines.

National estimates for this occupation
Industry profile for this occupation
State profile for this occupation
Metropolitan area profile for this occupation

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)
142,910 2.3 % $17.04 $35,450 0.8 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $9.95 $12.61 $16.32 $20.79 $25.71
Annual Wage (2) $20,700 $26,220 $33,950 $43,230 $53,470

Industry profile for this occupation: Top

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage
Commercial equip. merchant wholesalers 48,700 $18.29 $38,050
Electronics and appliance stores 22,590 $14.86 $30,910
Electronic equipment repair and maintenance 15,850 $15.09 $31,380
Office supplies, stationery, and gift stores 12,720 $15.95 $33,170
Computer systems design and related services 6,730 $19.24 $40,010

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage
Travel arrangement and reservation services (7) $28.49 $59,270
Scientific research and development services 770 $24.77 $51,520
Postal service 750 $24.18 $50,290
Electronic instrument manufacturing 90 $23.25 $48,370
Magnetic media manufacturing and reproducing 40 $21.57 $44,870

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
Idaho 1,470 $12.29 $25,570 0.261%
Alaska 630 $24.32 $50,580 0.217%
Nebraska 1,610 $15.03 $31,260 0.183%
New Jersey 6,740 $20.42 $42,480 0.174%
New Mexico 1,180 $19.26 $40,070 0.158%

Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage Percent of State employment
Alaska 630 $24.32 $50,580 0.217%
District of Columbia 60 $20.60 $42,860 0.010%
New Jersey 6,740 $20.42 $42,480 0.174%
Connecticut 2,250 $19.54 $40,650 0.138%
New Mexico 1,180 $19.26 $40,070 0.158%

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
Topeka, KS MSA 360 $17.26 $35,910 0.375%
Austin-San Marcos, TX MSA 2,520 $18.76 $39,030 0.372%
Burlington, VT MSA 350 $17.59 $36,590 0.336%
Charleston, WV MSA 410 $19.26 $40,060 0.330%
Newark, NJ PMSA 3,050 $21.95 $45,660 0.314%

Top paying Metropolitan areas for this occupation:

MSA Employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage Percent of MSA employment
Anchorage, AK MSA 350 $27.44 $57,080 0.254%
Hickory-Morganton-Lenoir, NC MSA (7) $25.44 $52,920 (7)
Trenton, NJ PMSA 330 $24.97 $51,940 0.152%
Jersey City, NJ PMSA 90 $22.96 $47,760 0.038%
Newark, NJ PMSA 3,050 $21.95 $45,660 0.314%

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

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) 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.

(7) Estimates not released.

All Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations

November 2003 National Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

November 2003 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

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November 2003 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

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Technical notes

Last Modified Date: April 19, 2005

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