Installation, maintenance, & repair occupations

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Total Workforce

4.51M

Average Age

41.7

Average Salary

$50,206

Average Male Salary

$50,521

Average Female Salary

$42,830

About

Installation, maintenance, & repair occupations are most often employed by the Automotive repair & maintenance industry. The average yearly wage for Installation, maintenance, & repair occupations was $50,206 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Installation, maintenance, & repair occupations by wage are Sales & related occupations, Protective service occupations, and Military specific occupations.

Installation, maintenance, & repair occupations are part of the Installation, maintenance, & repair occupations, along with Installation, maintenance, & repair occupations.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Installation, maintenance, & repair occupations are Norfolk City (Northeast) PUMA, VA, Jacksonville City PUMA, NC, and Minot City PUMA, ND. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Installation, maintenance, & repair occupations are Jacksonville City PUMA, NC, Craven County PUMA, NC, and Norfolk City (Northeast) PUMA, VA.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Installation, maintenance, & repair occupations and on wages and locations for those in the field. Automotive repair & maintenance is the industry that employs the most Installation, maintenance, & repair occupations, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Installation, maintenance, & repair occupations, by average wage, is Alcoholic beverages merchant wholesalers. Installation, maintenance, & repair occupations are paid most in South of US-59, West of I-45 & Inside Loop I-610 PUMA, TX but are relatively concentrated in Jacksonville City PUMA, NC.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$50,206

AVERAGE SALARY

± $396

In 2018, Installation, maintenance, & repair occupations earned an average of $50,206, $3,683 less than than the average national salary of $53,888.

Protective service occupations make somewhat more than Installation, maintenance, & repair occupations while Sales & related occupations make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Installation, maintenance, & repair occupations as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.322

WAGE GINI

In 2018, Installation, maintenance, & repair occupations had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.322, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Installation, maintenance, & repair occupations (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 Installation, maintenance, & repair occupations.

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Spatial Concentration

PUMAs with a Relatively High Concentration of Installation, maintenance, & repair occupations

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Installation, maintenance, & repair occupations.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Installation, maintenance, & repair occupations, by number of employees, are Automotive repair & maintenance, Construction, and Car Dealers.

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Industries by Share

4.51M

2018 Workforce

± 51,340

0.142%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 1.61%

The number of people employed as Installation, maintenance, & repair occupations has been growing at a rate of 0.142%, from 4,502,391 people in 2017 to 4,508,781 people in 2018.

This graphic shows the share of Installation, maintenance, & repair occupations employed by various industries. Automotive repair & maintenance employs the largest share of Installation, maintenance, & repair occupations at  14.8%, followed by Construction with 11.6% and Car Dealers with 5.76%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Installation, maintenance, & repair occupations in the US. The average age of male Installation, maintenance, & repair occupations in the workforce is 41.8 and of female Installation, maintenance, & repair occupations is 40.5, and the most common race/ethnicity for Installation, maintenance, & repair occupations is White.

Gender Composition

4.32M

MALE WORKFORCE

± 50,309

185k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 10,549

95.9% of Installation, maintenance, & repair occupations are Male, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Installation, maintenance, & repair occupations.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Installation, maintenance, & repair occupations

  1. White

  2. Black

  3. Other

80% of Installation, maintenance, & repair occupations are White, making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 8.59% of Installation, maintenance, & repair occupations, Black is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Installation, maintenance, & repair occupations.

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Age by Gender

41.8

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 0.161

40.5

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 0.794

The median age of Installation, maintenance, & repair occupations is 41.7, and Male employees are generally 1.35 years older than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Installation, maintenance, & repair occupations from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Installation, maintenance, & repair occupations is Business but a relatively high number of Installation, maintenance, & repair occupations hold a major in Mechanical Technologies.

Majors

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Installation, maintenance, & repair occupations from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Installation, maintenance, & repair occupations need many skills, but most especially Repairing. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Installation, maintenance, & repair occupations need more than the average amount of Installation, Repairing, and Equipment Maintenance.

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