Commercial & industrial machinery & equipment repair & maintenance

Industry Group

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Workforce
220k
2019 BLS Estimate
Average Employee Age
41.9
Estimated Job Growth
15.2%
10-Year Projection
Average Salary
$49,358
Average Male Salary
$50,611
Average Female Salary
$49,293

About

The top three occupations in the Commercial & industrial machinery & equipment repair & maintenance Industry Group are Welding, soldering, & brazing workers, Industrial & refractory machinery mechanics, Heavy vehicle & mobile equipment service technicians & mechanics, Firstline supervisors of nonretail sales workers, and Maintenance & repair workers, general. On average, full-time employees in the Commercial & industrial machinery & equipment repair & maintenance Industry Group work 44.6 hours per week and have an average annual salary of $52,129. Part-time employees in the same industry work 22.3 hours and earn an average annual salary of $20,788.

The locations with the highest concentration of employees in the Commercial & industrial machinery & equipment repair & maintenance Industry Group are Garfield, Routt, Moffat & Rio Blanco Counties PUMA, CO, Ector CountyOdessa City PUMA, TX, and Deer Park, La Porte (North) Cities & Channelview PUMA, TX. The industry that purchases the most products or services from the Hospitals Industry Group is Commercial & industrial machinery & equipment repair & maintenance.

Workforce

A snapshot of jobs, wages, and opportunities in the Commercial & industrial machinery & equipment repair & maintenance Industry Group. Welding, soldering, & brazing workers are the most common position, but the Commercial & industrial machinery & equipment repair & maintenance Industry Group employs a relatively high number of Electric motor, power tool, & related repairers, compared to other industries. 

The highest average salary in Commercial & industrial machinery & equipment repair & maintenance goes to Compliance officers.

Monthly Employment

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Y-Axis
1.2%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 16.9k people employed in the Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance industry. This represents a 1.2% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

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Occupations

Occupations by Share

220k
Workforce (BLS Estimate)
ACS Estimate: 246k
−1.12%
1 Year Growth
± 7.06%

The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that there were 220k people employed in the Commercial & industrial machinery & equipment repair & maintenance Industry Group in 2019.

According to ACS estimates, the number of people employed in the Commercial & industrial machinery & equipment repair & maintenance Industry Group has been declining at a rate of −1.12%, , from 249k people in 2019 to 246k people in 2020.

The following graphic shows the share of employment in Commercial & industrial machinery & equipment repair & maintenance by various occupations according to ACS estimates. Welding, soldering, & brazing workers represent the largest share of positions held in Commercial & industrial machinery & equipment repair & maintenance at 36.5%, followed by Industrial & refractory machinery mechanics with 6.3% and Heavy vehicle & mobile equipment service technicians & mechanics with 5.61%.

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Most Specialized

Compared to other Industry Groups, Commercial & industrial machinery & equipment repair & maintenance employs an unusually high number of Electric motor, power tool, & related repairers, Welding, soldering, & brazing workers, and Boilermakers.

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Highest Paid

The highest paid occupations in Commercial & industrial machinery & equipment repair & maintenance, by average wage, are Compliance officers, Management analysts, and Elevator installers & repairers.

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Wages

Average Salary

$49,358
AVERAGE WAGE
± $2,056

On average, employees in the Commercial & industrial machinery & equipment repair & maintenance Industry Group make $49,358 per year. This number makes Commercial & industrial machinery & equipment repair & maintenance the 176 highest paying Industry Group in the United States out of a total of 269 Industry Groups.

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Wage by Location

HIGHEST PAYING PUBLIC USE MICRODATA AREA

This map shows which public use microdata areas (PUMAs) pay the highest average salary to employees in the Commercial & industrial machinery & equipment repair & maintenance Industry Group.

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Wage Distribution

0.358
WAGE GINI

Commercial & industrial machinery & equipment repair & maintenance has a wage GINI of 0.358, which is less than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Commercial & industrial machinery & equipment repair & maintenance (shown in red) in comparison to the national average for those wage buckets (shown in gray).

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Opportunities

Spatial Concentration

This map shows the PUMAs in the United States that have revealed comparative advantage in the Commercial & industrial machinery & equipment repair & maintenance Industry Group.

These are locations that employ more people in the Commercial & industrial machinery & equipment repair & maintenance Industry Group than expected given both the size of that location's overall labor pool and the national size of the Commercial & industrial machinery & equipment repair & maintenance Industry Group.

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Diversity

Demographic information on the Commercial & industrial machinery & equipment repair & maintenance Industry Group in the US. Male employees tend to earn more than Female employees, with average respective salaries of $50,611 and $49,293. So too tend to earn more than other races and ethnicities in this industry.

Composition by Sex

24k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
±3.8k
222k
MALE WORKFORCE
±11.6k

90.2% of workers in the Commercial & industrial machinery & equipment repair & maintenance Industry Group are Male, making them the more common sex in the workforce. This chart shows the sex breakdown of the Commercial & industrial machinery & equipment repair & maintenance Industry Group.

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Wage by Sex in Common Jobs

$50,611
AVERAGE MALE SALARY
±$2,201
$49,293
AVERAGE FEMALE SALARY
±$2,085

On average, Male workers in the Commercial & industrial machinery & equipment repair & maintenance Industry Group make 1.03 times more than their Female counterparts. This chart shows the sex-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in the Commercial & industrial machinery & equipment repair & maintenance Industry Group.

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Wage by Race & Ethnicity in Common Jobs

RACE OR ETHNICITY WITH THE HIGHEST AVERAGE SALARY
  1. Asian
  2. American Indian
  3. White

On average, Asian employees in the Commercial & industrial machinery & equipment repair & maintenance Industry Group earn 1.06 times more than other races and ethnicities. This chart shows the race and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in the Commercial & industrial machinery & equipment repair & maintenance Industry Group.

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Input/Output

Estimates of the sources of the costs and the purchasers of the products in the Commercial & industrial machinery & equipment repair & maintenance Industry Group. Based on estimates from the Bureau of Economic Analysis, this section indicates the amount of money spent by a specific industry in other industries. Professional and business services has the highest single input, by dollars, to the Commercial & industrial machinery & equipment repair & maintenance Industry Group, and the largest industry purchasing services from the Commercial & industrial machinery & equipment repair & maintenance Industry Group is Professional and business services.

In this flow diagram, all of the industries listed to the left are those places from which the highlighted industry has made purchases. They are the intermediate inputs to the highlighted industry. All those industries listed on the right side are those industries that have made purchases from the highlighted industry. They are the use of outputs of the highlighted industry. The visualizations below offer alternative ways to see and understand this data.

Industrial Flow

The closest comparable data for Commercial & industrial machinery & equipment repair & maintenance is from Other Services, Except Public Administration.
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Intermediate Inputs

The closest comparable data for Commercial & industrial machinery & equipment repair & maintenance is from Other Services, Except Public Administration.

The Commercial & industrial machinery & equipment repair & maintenance Industry Group gets the most input, by its share of the cost of all intermediate inputs, from the Professional and business services Industry. This visualization does not include labor and capital costs.

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Use of Output by Other Industries

The closest comparable data for Commercial & industrial machinery & equipment repair & maintenance is from Other Services, Except Public Administration.

The Professional and business services Industry purchases the greatest share of products and services from the Commercial & industrial machinery & equipment repair & maintenance Industry Group in order to produce other goods and services. Purchases of the Commercial & industrial machinery & equipment repair & maintenance Industry Group for final consumption by consumers, businesses, or government are not included here.

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Projections

Growth projections of the Commercial machinery repair and maintenance industry, both by number of employees and output, from the Bureau of Labor and Statistics. The national workforce is projected to grow 7.66% in the next ten years. The Commercial machinery repair and maintenance industry has a higher projected workforce growth at 15.2%. Its projected 10-year growth in output (24.7%) is higher than the projected national growth in output (24.2%).

Job Growth

For growth projections, the closest comparible industry reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics is Commercial machinery repair and maintenance.
15.2%
Estimated Job Growth
10-year Projection
7.66%
National Growth
10-year Projection

This line chart shows the projected 10-year growth in the number of jobs for Commercial machinery repair and maintenance. This industry is expected to grow more than than 7.66%, the average rate of national job growth.

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Output Growth

For growth projections, the closest comparible industry reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics is Commercial machinery repair and maintenance.
24.7%
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10-year Projection

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