Home Appliance Repairers

General Information

Description

Repair, adjust, or install all types of electric or gas household appliances, such as refrigerators, washers, dryers, and ovens.

Business Breakdown

People in this career work in these sectors.

  1. Private, for profit70.75%
  2. Self-employed27.09%
  3. Private, not for profit1.47%
  4. State and local government0.57%
  5. Federal government0.05%

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

$41,610

State-by-state Salary

Gray states indicate no data available

$54,800
$25,970
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Education

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • High school 68%
  • Post-secondary certificate 20%
  • Less than high school 7%
  • Associate's degree 3%
  • Some college 0%
  • 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%

Related College Majors

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Knowledge

  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Mechanical
  • Computers and Electronics
  • Clerical
  • Administration and Management

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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