Precision instrument & equipment repairers

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Total Workforce

51.3k

Average Age

45.9

Average Salary

$57,657

Average Male Salary

$59,823

Average Female Salary

$38,695

About

Precision instrument & equipment repairers are most often employed by the Electronic & precision equipment repair and maintenance industry. The average yearly wage for Precision instrument & equipment repairers was $57,657 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Precision instrument & equipment repairers by wage are Judicial law clerks, Paramedics, and Respiratory therapists.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Precision instrument & equipment repairers are Santa Clarita City PUMA, CA. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Precision instrument & equipment repairers are Santa Clarita City PUMA, CA.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Precision instrument & equipment repairers and on wages and locations for those in the field. Electronic & precision equipment repair and maintenance is the industry that employs the most Precision instrument & equipment repairers, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Precision instrument & equipment repairers, by average wage, is Petroleum refining. Precision instrument & equipment repairers are paid most in Santa Clarita City PUMA, CA but are relatively concentrated in Santa Clarita City PUMA, CA.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$57,657

AVERAGE SALARY

± $3,931

In 2018, Precision instrument & equipment repairers earned an average of $57,657, $3,769 more than than the average national salary of $53,888.

Judicial law clerks make somewhat more than Precision instrument & equipment repairers while Respiratory therapists make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Precision instrument & equipment repairers as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.307

WAGE GINI

In 2018, Precision instrument & equipment repairers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.307, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Precision instrument & equipment repairers (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

This map shows the Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States shaded by average annual wage for Precision instrument & equipment repairers.

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Spatial Concentration

PUMAs with a Relatively High Concentration of Precision instrument & equipment repairers

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Precision instrument & equipment repairers.

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Industries

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Industries by Share

51.3k

2018 Workforce

± 5,561

-15%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 17.3%

The number of people employed as Precision instrument & equipment repairers has been declining at a rate of -15%, from 60,376 people in 2017 to 51,316 people in 2018.

This graphic shows the share of Precision instrument & equipment repairers employed by various industries. Electronic & precision equipment repair and maintenance employs the largest share of Precision instrument & equipment repairers at  12.9%, followed by General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals with 11.4% and Personal & household goods repair & maintenance with 10.5%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Precision instrument & equipment repairers in the US. The average age of male Precision instrument & equipment repairers in the workforce is 46 and of female Precision instrument & equipment repairers is 45.2, and the most common race/ethnicity for Precision instrument & equipment repairers is White (Non-Hispanic).

Gender Composition

46.1k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 5,268

5.26k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 1,781

89.7% of Precision instrument & equipment repairers are Male, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Precision instrument & equipment repairers.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Precision instrument & equipment repairers

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

  2. White (Hispanic)

  3. Black (Non-Hispanic)

71.3% of Precision instrument & equipment repairers are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 9.98% of Precision instrument & equipment repairers, White (Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Precision instrument & equipment repairers.

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Age by Gender

46

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 1.59

45.2

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 5.05

The median age of Precision instrument & equipment repairers is 45.9, and Male employees are generally 0.715 years older than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Precision instrument & equipment repairers from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Precision instrument & equipment repairers is Engineering but a relatively high number of Precision instrument & equipment repairers hold a major in Engineering Technologies.

Majors

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