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Maintenance and Repair Workers, General
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or $20.76 hourly
as of 2021
What is the risk of automation?
Qualities required for this occupation:
Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions
Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions (52)
Assisting and Caring for Others (48)
Social Perceptiveness (44)
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How likely do you think this occupation will be taken over by robots/AI within the next 20 years?
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How quickly is this occupation growing?
The number of 'Maintenance and Repair Workers, General' job openings is expected to rise 5% by 2031
'Maintenance and Repair Workers, General' is expected to be an average growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.
What are the median wages for 'Maintenance and Repair Workers, General' in the United States?
In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Maintenance and Repair Workers, General' was $43,180, or $20.76 hourly
'Maintenance and Repair Workers, General' are paid 5.6% lower than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
How many people are employed as maintenance and repair workers, general?
As of 2021 there were 1,416,740 people employed as Maintenance and Repair Workers, General within the United States.
This represents around 1.01% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 99 people are employed as Maintenance and Repair Workers, General.
Perform work involving the skills of two or more maintenance or craft occupations to keep machines, mechanical equipment, or the structure of a building in repair. Duties may involve pipe fitting; HVAC maintenance; insulating; welding; machining; carpentry; repairing electrical or mechanical equipment; installing, aligning, and balancing new equipment; and repairing buildings, floors, or stairs.
SOC Code: 49-9071.00
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