Home appliance repairers

Detailed Occupation

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2020 Workforce
31.3k
Average Age
43.1
Estimated Job Growth
−6.77%
10-year projection
Average Salary
$43,262
Average Male Salary
$43,591
Average Female Salary
$31,171

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Home appliance repairers and on wages and locations for those in the field. Personal & household goods repair & maintenance is the industry that employs the most Home appliance repairers, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Home appliance repairers, by average wage, is Electric power generation, transmission & distribution. Home appliance repairers are paid most in Prichard City, Tillmans Corner & Saraland City PUMA, AL but are relatively concentrated in Raleigh City (South & Central) PUMA, NC.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$43,262
AVERAGE SALARY
± $4,664

In 2020, Home appliance repairers earned an average of $43,262, $12,692 less than than the average national salary of $55,954.

Model makers, patternmakers, & molding machine setters, metal & plastic make somewhat more than Home appliance repairers while Miscellaneous material moving workers, including mine shuttle car operators, & tank car, truck, & ship loaders make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Home appliance repairers as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.315
WAGE GINI

In 2015, Home appliance repairers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.315, which is lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Home appliance 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 Home appliance repairers.

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Spatial Concentration

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Home appliance repairers.

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Industries

Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Home appliance repairers, by average wage, are Electric power generation, transmission & distribution, Fuel dealers, and Automotive repair & maintenance.

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Industries by Share

31.3k
2020 Workforce
± 4,344
−4.32%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 20.3%

The number of people employed as Home appliance repairers has been declining at a rate of −4.32%, from 32,730 people in 2019 to 31,317 people in 2020.

This graphic shows the share of Home appliance repairers employed by various industries. Personal & household goods repair & maintenance employs the largest share of Home appliance repairers at  41.9%, followed by Household appliance stores with 25.2% and Construction with 5.44%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Home appliance repairers in the US. The average age of male Home appliance repairers in the workforce is 43 and of female Home appliance repairers is 44.2, and the most common race/ethnicity for Home appliance repairers is White (Non-Hispanic).

Composition by Sex

30.5k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 4,286
830
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 707

97.3% of Home appliance repairers are Male, making them the more common sex in the occupation. This chart shows the sex breakdown of Home appliance repairers.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Home appliance repairers
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
  2. White (Hispanic)
  3. Black (Non-Hispanic)

68% of Home appliance repairers are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 9.81% of Home appliance repairers, White (Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Home appliance repairers.

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Age by Sex

43
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 1.99
44.2
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 12.9

The median age of Home appliance repairers is 43.1, and Male employees are generally 1.14 years younger than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

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

Majors

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Home appliance repairers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Home appliance repairers need many skills, but most especially Repairing, Troubleshooting, and Quality Control Analysis. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Home appliance repairers need more than the average amount of Installation, Repairing, and Equipment Maintenance.

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Projections

Projections on job growth for Home Appliance Repairers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The 10-year national workforce is projected to grow 3.71%, but Home Appliance Repairers are expected to see a growth of −6.77% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow less than the national average.

Job Growth

−6.77%
Estimated Job Growth
10-year Projection
3.71%
National Growth
10-year Projection

This line chart shows the projected 10-year growth in the number of jobs for Home Appliance Repairers. This profession is expected to grow less than than 3.71%, the average rate of national job growth.

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