Occupational Employment Statistics

Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2011

49-2096 Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles

Install, diagnose, or repair communications, sound, security, or navigation equipment in motor vehicles.


National estimates for this occupation
Industry profile for this occupation
Geographic 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)
13,610 5.1 % $15.81 $32,890 1.8 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $9.62 $11.45 $14.52 $18.32 $23.46
Annual Wage (2) $20,000 $23,820 $30,200 $38,100 $48,810


Industry profile for this occupation: Top

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Electronics and Appliance Stores 5,120 1.00 $14.99 $31,180
Automotive Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores 3,770 0.75 $14.06 $29,250
Automotive Repair and Maintenance 1,040 0.13 $17.18 $35,730
Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance 900 0.92 $16.47 $34,260
Electrical and Electronic Goods Merchant Wholesalers 570 0.18 $16.84 $35,020

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Electronics and Appliance Stores 5,120 1.00 $14.99 $31,180
Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance 900 0.92 $16.47 $34,260
Automotive Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores 3,770 0.75 $14.06 $29,250
Electrical and Electronic Goods Merchant Wholesalers 570 0.18 $16.84 $35,020
Automotive Repair and Maintenance 1,040 0.13 $17.18 $35,730

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution (8) (8) $33.39 $69,450
Local Government (OES Designation) 160 (7) $26.17 $54,440
Other Motor Vehicle Dealers 120 0.09 $23.22 $48,300
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers (8) (8) $22.10 $45,980
Automobile Dealers 560 0.05 $18.31 $38,080


Geographic profile for this occupation: Top

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.





States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 1,900 0.14 1.28 $15.61 $32,460
Texas 1,460 0.14 1.33 $14.32 $29,780
New York 980 0.12 1.09 $14.46 $30,070
New Jersey 570 0.15 1.42 $15.08 $31,370
Florida 530 0.07 0.70 $14.45 $30,050




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Hawaii 270 0.46 4.35 $13.72 $28,530
Montana 120 0.29 2.74 $15.01 $31,220
North Dakota 70 0.20 1.89 $13.91 $28,930
South Carolina 340 0.19 1.82 $16.21 $33,710
Connecticut 300 0.19 1.78 $16.03 $33,340




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New Hampshire 50 0.08 0.79 $25.24 $52,510
Maryland 110 0.05 0.43 $21.78 $45,300
Nebraska (8) (8) (8) $20.43 $42,500
Wisconsin 200 0.07 0.70 $20.31 $42,250
Washington 470 0.17 1.62 $20.08 $41,760





Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 450 0.09 0.83 $13.38 $27,830
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 430 0.11 1.06 $14.14 $29,410
Edison-New Brunswick, NJ Metropolitan Division 290 0.30 2.83 $15.81 $32,890
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, CA Metropolitan Division 280 0.30 2.82 $14.66 $30,480
Honolulu, HI 260 0.62 5.82 $13.61 $28,310
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 250 0.22 2.10 $18.42 $38,320
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 240 0.17 1.64 $23.67 $49,230
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 230 0.32 3.05 $12.70 $26,420
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 220 0.06 0.57 $18.41 $38,280
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 210 0.12 1.14 $16.28 $33,860




Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Missoula, MT 50 0.92 8.71 $16.97 $35,310
Honolulu, HI 260 0.62 5.82 $13.61 $28,310
Fayetteville, NC 50 0.42 3.97 (8) (8)
El Paso, TX 100 0.38 3.57 $12.29 $25,570
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood, TX 50 0.37 3.52 $17.48 $36,350
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 230 0.32 3.05 $12.70 $26,420
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, CA Metropolitan Division 280 0.30 2.82 $14.66 $30,480
Edison-New Brunswick, NJ Metropolitan Division 290 0.30 2.83 $15.81 $32,890
Salt Lake City, UT 130 0.22 2.09 $17.28 $35,940
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 250 0.22 2.10 $18.42 $38,320




Top paying metropolitan areas for this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 110 0.14 1.30 $24.23 $50,410
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 240 0.17 1.64 $23.67 $49,230
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 130 0.06 0.52 $22.99 $47,830
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, NC-SC 130 0.15 1.44 $19.60 $40,780
Tacoma, WA Metropolitan Division (8) (8) (8) $19.37 $40,290
Columbus, OH 70 0.08 0.75 $18.81 $39,120
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 250 0.22 2.10 $18.42 $38,320
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 220 0.06 0.57 $18.41 $38,280
Raleigh-Cary, NC 40 0.07 0.67 $18.14 $37,720
Kansas City, MO-KS 120 0.13 1.23 $18.14 $37,720


About May 2011 National, State, Metropolitan, and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

These estimates are calculated with data collected from employers in all industry sectors, all metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas, and all states and the District of Columbia. The top employment and wage figures are provided above. The complete list is available in the downloadable XLS files.

The percentile wage estimate is the value of a wage below which a certain percent of workers fall. 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) The value is less than .005 percent of industry employment.

(8) Estimate not released.

(9) The location quotient is the ratio of the area concentration of occupational employment to the national average concentration. A location quotient greater than one indicates the occupation has a higher share of employment than average, and a location quotient less than one indicates the occupation is less prevalent in the area than average.


Other OES estimates and related information:

May 2011 National Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2011 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2011 Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2011 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

List of Occupations in SOC Code Number Order

List of Occupations in Alphabetical Order

Download May 2011 Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates in Zipped XLS files

Technical Notes

Last Modified Date: March 27, 2012

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