Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupation Profiles


The Installation, Maintenance, and Repair occupation profiles below include specific information about the nature of the work; average earnings; underlying training and education; related occupations; and corresponding academic programs.

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Fast Facts: As of 2008, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics estimated 5,374,850 employed in the Installation, Maintenance, and Repair occupational group earning the mean annual income of $41,230.

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What’s Hot: The Installation, Maintenance, and Repair group is a magnet for high-paying electricity-oriented positions, including the top spot “Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay” averaging $60,700 per year and #4 “Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers” ($54,300). Also, the cable guys reside here as “Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers” average the fifth highest $52,650 per year. Sports fans everywhere salute you!

What’s Not: The “Tire Repairers and Changers” (averaging $23,830 annually) are running a little low on air and notwithstanding Lance Armstrong’s success “Bicycle Repairers” ($24,140) could perhaps use some 'Tour de Finance.'

Sources: In addition to specific citations noted, supplementary source materials include the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics.