Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers

General Information

Description

Help installation, maintenance, and repair workers in maintenance, parts replacement, and repair of vehicles, industrial machinery, and electrical and electronic equipment. Perform duties such as furnishing tools, materials, and supplies to other workers; cleaning work area, machines, and tools; and holding materials or tools for other workers.

Business Breakdown

People in this career work in these sectors.

  1. Private, for profit89.87%
  2. Self-employed4.31%
  3. Private, not for profit1.73%
  4. State and local government1.46%
  5. Federal government0.15%

Workplace at a Glance

What you can expect to experience while on the job

  • Responsibility
  • Exposure to job hazards
  • Physical activity
  • Decision making
  • Repetitiveness
  • Level of competition
  • Time pressure
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Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$31,760

State-by-state Salary

Gray states indicate no data available

$46,690
$20,400
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Education

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • High school 31%
  • Associate's degree 25%
  • Post-secondary certificate 23%
  • Some college 17%
  • Less than high school 2%
  • Master's degree 0%
  • Doctoral degree 0%
  • Bachelor's degree 0%
  • Post baccalaureate 0%
  • Post-doctoral training 0%
  • Post-master's certificate 0%
  • First professional degree 0%

Knowledge

  • Mechanical
  • Engineering and Technology
  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Building and Construction
  • Design

Skills at a Glance

Skills helpful in this career

  • Verbal skills
  • Critical thinking & problem solving
  • Equipment operation & maintenance
  • Math & science skills
  • Technology design & control
  • Leadership
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