Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics

3.2/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
85%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
6.7%
by 2030
WAGES
$37,530
or $18.04 hourly
VOLUME
31,500
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 85% (Robots are watching)

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

The number of 'Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics' job openings is expected to rise 6.7% by 2030
'Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics' is expected to be an average 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 'Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics' was $37,530, or $18.04 hourly
'Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics' are paid 10.5% lower 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 31,500 people employed as Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics.
This represents around 0.02% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

Diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul small engines used to power lawn mowers, chain saws, recreational sporting equipment, and related equipment.

SOC Code: 49-3053.00

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