Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics
(Except Engines)

6.2/10 job score
risk level
by 2030
or $26.61 hourly
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 45% (Start worrying)

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Qualities required for this occupation:
Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions
Manual Dexterity
Finger Dexterity
very important
quite important
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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines' job openings is expected to rise 11.7% by 2030
'Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines' is expected to be a fast growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

What are the median wages for 'Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines' was $55,350, or $26.61 hourly
'Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines' are paid 31.9% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed in this occupation?

As of 2020 there were 147,680 people employed as Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines.
This represents around 0.11% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

Diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul mobile mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic equipment, such as cranes, bulldozers, graders, and conveyors, used in construction, logging, and mining.

SOC Code: 49-3042.00

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